Honor Equality and Inclusion for Disability




HEID was founded to support the needs of current and future employees with disabilities and their allies. Our mission is to help Heidrick & Struggles achieve its collective goal of being a fully inclusive work environment where all employees are able to achieve their professional aspirations. HEID seeks to:

  • Provide a forum for employees to explore the effects of disability on their professional goals and development.
  • Co-create best practices for accommodating the unique needs of persons with disabilities in the workplace.
  • Build relationships with community partners around the globe to support the employment of individuals with disabilities.
  • Raise awareness  on the unique needs and perspectives of individuals with disabilities and best practices for their full inclusion in the workplace.


Leaders of the Honor Equality and Inclusion for Disability Employee Resource Group

Lisa Baird

“I am so proud of Heidrick’s commitment to making our firm fully inclusive and its support of HEID. Our work in building awareness and support for employees with disabilities aligns with our goal of being a thought partner with our clients, helping them in their own efforts to build diversity and inclusion polices for individuals with disabilities.”

Lisa Baird, Partner
New York City



Adam Zellner

“Too often, the needs of individuals with disabilities are overlooked in diversity and inclusion policy. HEID is our commitment as a firm to keeping them core to our goal of being a firm that places diversity and inclusion as a top strategic priority.”

Adam Zellner, Partner



Stefano Salvatore

“Our global commitment to diversity and inclusion is evident in the global reach of HEID. We are proud of our efforts in the Americas, Europe, and Asia to build inclusion practices for persons with disabilities that are responsive to local needs.” 

Stefano Salvatore, Partner

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Like-minded individuals who believe ethnic diversity is to be celebrated, supported, and lived within our European network.

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Pride @ Heidrick

A network for the firm’s LGBTQ employees and allies to advance and transform inclusion, visibility, education, and leadership for LGBTQ people and issues.

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Women's Inclusion Network

Providing education tools and resources, such as mentors or coaches, to allow women to navigate careers and reach their full potential.

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Professionals of Color

Addressing cultural challenges faced in the everyday work environment for employees of color, while serving as a resource for mentorship and development.

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Diversity & Inclusion

Learn about our commitments to diversity & inclusion and the unique programs we offer to our diverse workforce.

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