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ASGN develops, implements, and deploys critical IT, digital, and creative services for commercial and federal government clients. The company provides a highly diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace dedicated to continual employee improvement, professional development and career advancement. ASGN views their workforce as “the heart and soul” of their business and equips their leaders with the tools to mentor, advocate, and nominate diverse candidates for leadership development programs They continually add diverse leaders to management councils and support the development of Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) committees across all brands.
Bank of America has a longstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. Currently, its global workforce is comprised of 50% women, with seven visionary women on its senior management team. Bank of America continually invests in opportunities for women through its Diverse Leaders Sponsorship and Women’s Executive Development programs. Corporate leaders often bring their passion and expertise to external partnerships to inspire the next generation of female technologists. Partnerships include: AnitaB.org, Girls Who Code and National Center for Women in Technology. Supporting the advancement of female talent is “core to our culture, how we support teammates, and deliver for clients and communities.”
Technology is central to the business strategy at Capital One. Company teams are dedicated to working on unique and challenging technology problems that will ultimately benefit millions of customers. The company’s culture works to foster an open, diverse and inclusive culture where teams are empowered for speed and innovation, and every individual is respected, heard, and comfortable in bringing their whole selves to the workplace. Capital One has established Women in Tech, Blacks in Tech and Hispanics in Tech initiatives to attract talent and to help elevate Women, Blacks and Hispanics in technology through mentoring, speaker training, skill building, and community partnerships.
Cielo is a leading Talent Acquisition firm, who views “talent as the currency of now.” They provide Recruitment Process Outsourcing, Executive Search, Contingent Workforce Solutions and Consulting services. They design and build comprehensive, proven solutions inspired by technology to help their client organizations find and keep high-powered talent. Cielo provides services to clients across a variety of industries including financial services, health care, manufacturing and consumer products and services. They are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and believe that people and businesses thrive when a workplace is fair, collaborative and reflective of the community as a whole.
Cigna Corporation is a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, well-being, and peace of mind of its customers. Cigna is committed to delivering “choice, predictability, affordability and access to quality care through connected, personalized solutions that advance whole person health, both in body and mind.” Additionally, 96% of Cigna’s requisitions for manager level and above positions had a diverse slate, helping increase the number of women and ethnic minorities in the company. Cigna’s global workforce of more than 74,000 employees is dedicated to “living our mission and being champions of our customers and communities each and every day.”
With over 415,000 professionals, Deloitte provides audit and assurance, tax, consulting, and risk and financial advisory services to a broad cross-section of the largest corporations and governmental agencies. Deloitte’s CIO Program delivers trusted, personal experiences and relevant insights to technology leaders. Deloitte helps empower CIOs and technology leaders to deliver business value and keep pace with the latest research and emerging technologies across their career lifecycle. Through virtual and live events, Deloitte explores the impact of diversity, equity, and inclusion in technology, identifies steps to foster productive cultures, and supports career progression for women leaders. Please see www.deloitte.com/about to learn more about our global network of member firms.
Diligent is a leader in modern governance, providing SaaS solutions across governance, risk, compliance, audit and ESG. The company works to empower its customers to make better decisions, drive greater impact and lead with purpose. Diligent believes diverse leadership is an essential part of modern governance. Through Diligent’s Modern Leadership Initiative the company launched the Director Network – the largest and most diverse global network of corporate directors. The Network helps fill open board and top executive roles with qualified candidates across the spectrum of gender, race, ethnicity, nationality, LGBTQ+ status, age and expertise. From the company’s Employee Resource Group for Women in Tech to diversity-focused thought leadership to programs supporting women and other underrepresented demographics, Diligent is committed to supporting female leadership in tech worldwide.
Diversified Search Group, a member of AltoPartners, is the largest woman-founded, women-led executive search firm in the world. The company believes Strong Cybersecurity, Risk & Technology leadership is integral to the success of client digital transformation and innovation. “ We are driven by our purpose to cultivate new leadership for your changing world.” Diversified Search Group’s acquisition of Alta Associates, the premier executive search firm specializing in Cybersecurity, IT Risk Management, and Data Privacy, expands the organization’s capabilities to bring inclusive leadership to these industries. Diversified Search Group has an industry-leading track record in placing the most women and/or people of color in executive leadership roles.
IBM is a leading global hybrid cloud, AI, and consulting services provider. IBM “thinks about diversity and inclusion the same way we think about innovation –essential to the success of our business.” Since hiring its first professional woman in 1935, women have played an integral role in driving IBM’s transformation. IBM’s longstanding track record of diversity and inclusion is backed by a firm commitment to trust, transparency, responsibility, advocacy, and service. The company remains fully committed to initiatives that improve equity in the technology sector, looking beyond representation to widening the pathways of opportunity for women in business.
NetApp is committed to driving diversity, inclusion, and belonging. Finding, hiring, and developing talent make up the foundation of that commitment. In the past 18 months, NetApp has made a number of strategic hires of women executives including Chief Security Officer, VP of Workplace Innovation and Chief Human Resources Officer. Additionally, NetApp partners with a wide mix of external organizations that promote interest in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) among women including Women in Technology International. Our employee affinity groups enable diverse perspectives to help refine our business strategies while building a more inclusive global workforce. This includes Women in Technology.
Diversity Equity & Inclusion are critical enablers for Sanofi. Diversity means taking competitive advantage of collective differences. Equity is about creating balance in systems or institutions that were built to favor one section of society over others. Inclusion means feeling that you belong, are respected and always valued. Sanofi’s DEI strategy has been co-created by a cross section of employees around the world. It is co-owned by every leader and employee and fully integrated throughout the organization. Sanofi sees it as a cornerstone for creating impact “through who we are, what we do, and the way we do it.”
Verizon creates the connections that shape the future and is transforming how people, businesses and technologies interact. Verizon is the world’s largest wireless, fiber-optic and global information networks and services company. Throughout the organization, diversity and inclusion are woven into Verizon’s DNA. “I have long been committed to building diverse teams, so that I have the very best to learn from and work with,” says CEO Hans Vestberg. “We have a huge responsibility to recruit for diversity and to staff with equity, to give opportunities to the most skilled and driven people.”
Wells Fargo is committed to removing and reducing barriers in place for women – of all affinities and identities – so we can innovate and transform how we tech, how we lead, and how we serve communities. We invest in programs such as Girls Who Code, Grace Hopper, Society of STEM Women of Color and Lesbians Who Tech to support the advancement of women in Technology. All aspects of the employment lifecycle matter – hiring, upskilling and effective employment for women require equal focus. We do this by centering diverse segment hiring, mid-career return to work internships, and formal sponsorship. Impact occurs at every step.