Diversity fuels new ideas, creativity, and business growth. We’re committed to building a diverse and inclusive environment at Autodesk, welcoming all kinds of different backgrounds, perspectives, and beliefs.
As a company leading change, it’s our responsibility to create opportunities for as many people as possible to participate in the future of work.
Creating a diverse workforce
A diverse workforce creates innovative products, solutions, and experiences for our customers. We proactively work to ensure that the Autodesk team reflects the world we live in. We're always looking for talented people from diverse backgrounds to join us in creating software for customers around the globe.
Through collaborations with many different organizations and universities inside and outside of the US, we are remaking our recruiting to draw from new sources of top talent. Our activities to reach out to young technology professionals include:
Sponsorship and program support for partners such as:
Society of Women Engineers
Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers
National Society of Black Engineers
Girls in Tech
Women in Science and Engineering
National Center for Women and Information Technology
Outreach and program engagement with student organizations for women and ethnic minorities on many campuses
Expanded recruiting efforts at universities with a majority of women or ethnic minorities
Student outreach and engagement
Student scholarships and internship programs for partners such as:
Students Rising Above
Girls Who Code
Participation on the Board of Directors of the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering
At Autodesk, we strive to create an environment where everyone, everywhere, is excited to come to work. Management policies and diversity training help ensure that employees can fully contribute their talents in the workplace. We build and foster a sense of belonging through a shared commitment to our mission and customers, while colleagues with shared experiences connect in employee resource groups.
Autodesk Pride supports a positive working environment in which LGBTQ employees feel comfortable and valued, and can contribute to their full potential.
Autodesk Black Network (ABN) is dedicated to connecting and building a community for and with all Black employees and their allies.
Autodesk Veterans Network is designed to connect military veterans of any nation within Autodesk and focuses on veteran advocacy internal and external to Autodesk.
Autodesk Women in Leadership (AWiL), founded in 2011, empowers the women of Autodesk and helps them realize their career potential.
The mission of Latinos at Autodesk (LATA) is to positively influence Autodesk culture, ensuring professional development of all Latinos at Autodesk.
Building diverse leaders
We need leaders at Autodesk who reflect the diversity of our customers and employees, who come from all over the world and hold a wide range of perspectives and interests. We’re cultivating diverse leadership by targeting future leaders early in their Autodesk careers through our Emerging Leaders Program. We provide ongoing opportunities for career development with leadership programs in business groups throughout the company.
Here’s what our workforce looks like today.
Male - 67.28%
Female - 32.40%
No response - 0.32%
White - 65.85%
Asian - 23.74%
Hispanic or Latino - 6.18%
Two or More Races - 1.87%
Black or African American - 1.62%
Other - 0.41%
American Indian or Alaska Native - 0.33%
Male - 73.79%
Female - 25.95%
White - 75.96%
Asian - 17.77%
Hispanic or Latino - 3.14%
Black or African American - 1.74%
Two or More Races - 1.05%
American Indian or Alaska Native - 0.35%
Male - 79.66%
Female - 20.34%
Global Tech Workforce
White - 54.22%
Asian - 38.71%
Hispanic or Latino - 4.19%
Two or More Races - 1.63%
Black or African American - 0.94%
Other - 0.31%
US Tech Workforce
Male - 58.62%
Female - 40.94%
No response - 0.44%
Global Non-Tech Workforce
White - 73.76%
Asian - 13.54%
Hispanic or Latino - 7.54%
Black or African American - 2.09%
Two or More Races - 2.04%
No response - 0.55%
American Indian or Alaska Native - 0.47%
US Non-Tech Workforce
WORKFORCE HIRED IN LAST 12 MONTHS
Male - 57.60%
Female - 41.30%
No response - 1.11%
Global New Hires
White - 59.01%
Asian - 28.15%
Hispanic or Latino - 7.18%
Black or African American - 2.59%
Two or More Races - 2.59%
Other - 0.47%
US New Hires
As part of a larger global community, Autodesk makes tools that are used to solve social and environmental challenges. We want to encourage today’s youth to be tomorrow’s changemakers. We offer resources and opportunities to keep all our communities connected to the changing world of work.