Symantec Joins with U.S. Government to Promote Diversity in Tech

Symantec Joins with U.S. Government to Promote Diversity in Tech

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Ruha Devanesan, Symantec's Manager Global Diversity & Inclusion, addresses a group at the White House LGBT Tech and Innovation Summit.

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When it comes to diversity in technology, Symantec is lending its voice and taking action, joining the U.S. Government at two important events to expand and effect positive change.

The dialogue around diversity in technology companies isn’t new, but its gaining visibility. What was once a conversation primarily around gender now includes race, sexual orientation, age, and nationality—and is challenging organizations to go beyond rhetoric and take action when it comes to building talented and diverse workforces.

It’s a conversation we at Symantec know well and are passionate about. We believe inclusion drives innovation. And we know that a diverse workforce, one that encourages different ideas, can help foster better outcomes and inspire the cybersecurity breakthroughs that drive our product development and corporate success.

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