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.