Introducing SpotOn!, a Spotify HR podcast

Provoking and transforming the status quo can have serious and profound consequences, and we can all agree that challenging cultural norms is one of the most powerful yet tricky acts out there.  Along with this desire to challenge the norm for positive impact, over the last couple of years, I’ve also had the opportunity to […]


A Pride season Unlike Any Other

Each year the way Spotify celebrates Pride both internally and externally is a big deal, and I feel so moved as I see so many employees, artists and fans take part as our celebrations move around the world, through all the locations where we have offices, and on our platform. Yet this year is different […]


The Pride that keeps on giving

#loveisloud Blog post by Isa Notermans, Global Director Diversity & Belonging, together with Cassiano Mecchi, EMEA Diversity & Belonging Lead.   Celebrating Pride is a big deal at Spotify, and we take part as the celebrations move around the world, through all the locations where we have offices. We honor it on the Spotify platform […]


2019: The fifth Annual Spotify Inclusion Summit

Exploring allyship In mid-May, 126 Spotifiers from all around the world met up in New York, NY for the fifth annual Spotify Inclusion summit. Our summit has evolved over the years, we have grown and we have learned, and this year we decided to go deep into the concept of allyship. Allyship is central to […]


Say hi to the Spotify diversity data!

We’ve been wanting to share this for a long time We are very pleased to tell the world that our Diversity Data Report is finally in a place where it makes sense for us to publish it. As Spotifiers, we are always striving for transparency and accountability, and we believe this is another step in […]


Spotify Inclusion Summit 2018

It’s hard work but it’s heart work! On April 17th, we opened the fourth annual Spotify Inclusion Summit in a Stockholm where spring had finally kicked in. There was light and sun and hope and more than one of us spent a couple of minutes thinking about how far this event has come over these […]



What it takes to move the needle on Diversity & Inclusion

Three steps to making a difference. Pretty much everyone I meet in my work agrees that diversity and inclusion are important matters. There are many good reasons why it’s necessary: Because we can’t afford to lose out on the talent in the groups that are underrepresented today. Because diverse and inclusive organizations are more innovative […]