Investing in a Diverse Leadership Pipeline
One of Comcast NBCUniversal’s long-standing signature development programs is the National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC) Executive Leadership Development Program (ELDP). ELDP welcomes director-level and above leaders from Comcast NBCUniversal and leaders from many other media and technology companies for a year-long, academic- and business- focused curriculum. ELDP is offered in partnership with the University of Virginia Darden School of Business, a globally celebrated program with a proven track record in the executive education space and expertise in leveraging a world-class diverse faculty to deliver robust, research- anchored content.
Since 2001, Comcast NBCUniversal has sponsored more than 100 ethnically diverse high-potential employees to participate in NAMIC ELDP, and the program has served as a tremendous development and retention tool for our ethnically diverse leaders.
Between YE 2010 and YE 2014, Comcast NBCUniversal sponsored 49 ELDP program participants. Since graduating from the program, 94% of graduates remain members of the Comcast NBCUniversal family, and 54% of graduates received a promotion.