THRIVE’s purpose is to provide, support and create programs and experiences that will increase inclusion, diversity and promote the successful advancement of Black employees at NTT DATA Services at all levels. We strive to build a more diverse NTT DATA employment population that will foster healthy and successful relationships with clients and communities it serves.

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Terri Hatcher
Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer, NTT DATA

"We must ensure that everyone is invited to participate in innovation opportunities, and that means enabling equitable and inclusive access to not only careers in tech – but also learning, development, and growth pathways. We’re directly addressing strategies and approaches for achieving more diversity, equity and inclusion in tech careers through collaborative and unwavering commitment to progress."

Black History Month 2024

This year’s theme was Reviving the Mind, Body & Spirit, focusing on the importance of 360 degrees of health and wellbeing of not only one’s physical body, but also emotional and mental health. That’s why we’re creating a platform that shines a light on the multiple facets of Black & African American health and wellness through education, activism and the arts.

We hosted virtual events with appearances from :


As a THRIVE leader, I aspire to inspire others to unite, to learn more, do more and become more in their personal and professional lives. My goal this year is to become hyper-focused on creating an environment in which all members and leaders are able to self-actualize in the process of building a successful and thriving ERG.

Gina Fields, THRIVE Founder

THRIVE's Global Initiatives