Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (“ascena”) is committed to hiring and developing the most qualified people at all levels of the Company. It is our policy in all personnel actions to ensure that all associates and potential associates are evaluated on the basis of qualification and ability without regard to sex (including pregnancy), race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability that can reasonably be accommodated without undue hardship, genetic information, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected classification under federal, state, or local law. We do not discriminate in any of our employment policies and practices. All associates are expected to follow these principles in relationships with other associates, applicants, or others with whom we do business.