Tag Archives: Diversity

Tech Data launches DEI focused business resource group Embrace

Tech Data has launched a business resource group (BRG) focused on diversity, equality and inclusion called Embrace. David Watts, managing director, UK and Ireland, Tech Data, said: “Tech Data is committed to maintaining a culture that celebrates diversity, equity, and inclusion and we are really looking forward to getting Embrace underway and seeing …

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Exertis Group Appoints Global Diversity and Inclusion Programme Lead

Exertis has appointed Kim Lonas as Global Diversity & Inclusion Programme Lead. In this newly created position, Lonas will drive the development of Exertis’ Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) strategy. This involves evangelising and project managing the strategy implementation across the division, whilst ensuring ownership and accountability is embedded within each …

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Three in five tech businesses acknowledge they are ‘behind’ when it comes to engaging with diversity, equality and inclusion

New research by Thoughtworks has found that three in five tech businesses in the UK believe there is still a long way to go to improve diversity, equity and inclusion in their sector.  Among the issues that need most urgent attention were career development for minority groups, representation in senior posts …

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AVEVA Reports Progress on Gender Diversity and Publishes Ethnicity Pay Gap Data

AVEVA has published its first Gender and Ethnicity Pay Gap Report. In addition to reporting on its global gender pay gap for the second year, the company has collated data on race and ethnicity for the first time, starting with employees in the UK and US, two of its largest …

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AVEVA sustainability report pledges route to achieving net zero and and its commitment to gender equality

 AVEVA has released its first sustainability report, summarising the company’s commitment to a better future for all. The report demonstrates AVEVA’s pledge to drive progress through its software by putting sustainability at the heart of the business. It sets out AVEVA’s Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) priorities and highlights key …

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Google Cloud’s Adaire Fox-Martin

Back in July, Google Cloud welcomed the arrival of newly appointed Adaire Fox-Martin as EMEA Cloud President, bringing more than two decades of tech leadership to the role. Michelle Winny, Editor of PCR caught up with Ms Fox-Martin to find out about how’s she’s got to where she is professionally, …

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The Diversity Lag – It’s Why We Need Women in Tech

Sally Cooper, Operations Director at Ramsac has spent over 30 years in a male-dominated industry, here she offers more insights on creating a workplace of diversity and inclusion – one that encompasses disabilities, race and neurodiversity. High profile breaches often eclipse other issues in cybersecurity, including the problematic lack of …

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PCR September Women in Tech: Privitar’s Victoria Normak

Victoria Normark recently joined Privitar from Snow Software. As Privitar’s Chief Technology Officer, Victoria oversees the company’s global engineering and technology strategy. Prior to leading engineering at Snow Software, she was a management consultant who helped large bureaucratic businesses transform into modern agile organisations. Based in Stockholm, Normark spends significant …

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Delivering On Gender Diversity: Why The Technology Industry Sits At A Crossroads

Sherry Lowe, Chief Marketing Officer at Exabeam focuses on creating gender diversity and the importance of encouraging more women into tech. Despite growing emphasis on the importance, value, and impact of gender diversity in the technology industry, there remains a huge amount of work to be done. What’s also becoming …

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A broader spectrum

Tech Data’s launch of SPECTRUM, a new business resource group aims to embrace LGBTQ+ personnel encouraging diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We caught up with David Watts, Tech Data’s Senior Vice President, UK and Ireland to find out more. Tech Data strives to maintain a culture that celebrates diversity, …

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