Diversity is our strength and competitive advantage. We’re all about creating an inclusive culture that reflects the expansive nature of our brand and encourages team members from all backgrounds and experiences to be the best they can be.
Papa Johns is continuing to advance its company-wide Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) strategy, supporting the company’s top strategic priority to build a culture of leaders who believe in diversity, inclusivity and winning.
Papa Johns DEI Strategic Pillars
CULTURE: A safe, inclusive environment where all dimensions of diversity are valued, team members experience belonging and feel invited to bring their unique flavor to Papa Johns and are inspired to win together.
TALENT: A workforce representative of our customers and communities with inclusive and equitable recruiting, talent practices and leadership development opportunities.
MARKETPLACE: An inclusive, customer-first experience where all dimensions of diversity are valued and where equitable and thriving communities are sustained through mutually beneficial partnerships and initiatives.
Inclusive Resource Groups
- Abilities IRG
- African-American IRG
- Asian-Pacific Islander IRG
- Etnicidad Latino-Hispanic IRG
- Lean In (Women’s) IRG
- LEAP (LGBTQ+ FOR Equality, Advocacy and Promotion) IRG
- MAP (Merging All Professionals) multi-generational IRG
- V.E.T.S. (Value, Empowerment, Talent, Service) IRG
Key Achievements and External Accolades:
Recent Progress and Highlights
- Achieved 100 percent employee completion of unconscious bias training and made training available to franchise owners for use with their team members.
- In 2022, Papa Johns and the Atlanta Hawks hosted the EmpowerHer Teen Leadership Forum, a workshop on leadership development for young women.
- Our commitment to DEI extends beyond our walls to our suppliers and other vendors. Our Supplier Diversity program prioritizes spending with minority-owned, women-owned, LGBT-owned, veteran-owned and small businesses. The program is open to vendor partners who are aligned with our core values of Everyone Belongs and Innovate to Win.