Today, on International Women’s Day, and every day, we celebrate and honor the women who are making an impact at Motorola, paving the way for the next generation of women in tech and leadership and empowering women across the globe to pursue their passions.
International Women's Day (IWD) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. It’s also a day that marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity globally.
At Motorola and Lenovo at large, we recognize the role we can play in supporting women in and out of Motorola and in creating a gender-inclusive and diverse workforce. That’s why we’re working with a number of organizations worldwide - like GirlUp, the gender equality initiative for the United Nations, and Project SYNCERE, an organization that exposes underprivileged youth to crucial STEM activities. It’s also why gender diversity is a business imperative at Lenovo and Motorola, with a number of internal resources available including resource groups such as Women In Lenovo Leadership (WILL), discounts for child and elderly care services, and a commitment to increasing women representation across the organization.
To celebrate IWD this year, we sat down with some of the women trailblazers making a major impact at Motorola and in their communities to hear what empowers them as women in the tech industry and the advice they’d give to the next generation of women in leadership: