Aetna is engaged in making diversity a force for business growth and expanded opportunities. Aetna's diversity strategy focuses on maximizing their contributions, while integrating diversity into how they do business every day. At Aetna, they actively harness the diversity of their employees to gain a better understanding of the communities they serve. This allows them to stay ahead of the curve by reshaping their business to better serve all customers with responsive, tailored health related products and services. Their continued commitment to diversity has delivered positive and wide-reaching benefits to their employees, communities and business partners.
Diversity is a strategic business imperative essential to Allstate's success in today's marketplace. They aggressively pursue diversity in their workforce and their workplace, challenging themselves to be appropriately represented by women and people of color in their general employee population, agency owners and within their leadership ranks.
The Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology (ABI) was founded in 1994 by renowned computer scientist Anita Borg, Ph.D. (1949-2003). Initially known as the Institute for Women in Technology, IWT was renamed in 2003 to the Anita Borg Institute in order to honor Dr. Borg. Through their work every day, the Anita Borg Institute seeks to increase the impact of women on all aspects of technology, and increase the positive impact of technology on the world’s women. Since 1997, ABI has developed tools and programs designed to help industry, academia and government recruit, retain and develop women technology leaders. By providing inclusive platforms designed to ensure women’s voices, ideas and spirits will result in higher levels of technical innovation, ABI delivers programs that are changing the world for women and for technology.
AT&T's 133-year history of innovation is a story about people from all walks of life and all kinds of backgrounds coming together to improve the human condition. It is their diversity, coupled with an inclusive culture that welcomes all points of view - which makes them who they are: a great place to work, a desired business partner and a committed member of the communities they serve. "A diverse workforce and inclusive culture are essential to AT&T. They allow us to attract and retain the best and the brightest to develop the most innovative products and solutions to meet our customers' needs." -Randall Stephenson, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer. AT&T sponsors the NCWIT Affinity Group Alliance and the Undergraduate Research Mentoring Award.
Avaya Inc. is a privately held telecommunications company that specializes in enterprise telephony and call center technology. The corporation became an NCWIT Investment Partner in 2004. With many women in senior leadership positions, Avaya is well-known for its tradition of supporting diversity and excellence. NCWIT also is grateful for Avaya's early involvement to support women and girls in technology.
Since 1886, Avon has been building bonds with women, offering them a dynamic earnings opportunity to achieve economic independence, accomplish their financial goals and transform their lives. Their founder, David H. McConnell, built the company on solid values and principles with a longstanding commitment to the highest standards of ethics and integrity. As a result, Avon has been consistently recognized as one of the most admired companies and one of the best companies to work for, with a highly diverse global workforce of nearly 42,005 employees.