Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Learfield



As a leader in intercollegiate athletics media and technology services, Learfield is dedicated to championing the vision that diversity, inclusion, and equity should be embedded into all business interactions and processes. We are evolving internal and external programs to create a diverse and inclusive company. Learfield plays an active role in helping shape the way the industry focuses on both DE&I, as well as those within the underrepresented communities that we serve.

Certified Supplier Program

Learfield recognizes the critical role of suppliers in the strength of the U.S. economy, and to Learfield stakeholders. To maximize returns to customers, employees, and the communities in which we operate, Learfield seeks to utilize the products and services of qualified small and diverse-owned businesses. Businesses can participate in our Certified Supplier Program and add to our database of diverse suppliers.

EDGE Academy

Since its inception in 2014, EDGE Academy (formerly the Learfield IMG College Minority Academy) has been considered by many to be a one-of-a-kind event in the collegiate sports business. It is designed to foster growth and development in the collegiate sector for women and men of color through a business practicum and training content. Traditionally held in Learfield’s headquarters in Plano, Texas, EDGE Academy is in partnership with MOAA.

Diversity Recruitment

Learfield is dedicated to cultivating a diverse and inclusive workplace by creating awareness programs to highlight job opportunities in collegiate sports across the country within underrepresented communities.