Evgeniya Nikitina, Employer Branding Director
Natalia Grekova, Corporate Social Responsibility Manager
Aleksandra Evdokimova, Head of Operational Process Center
ZUG, Switzerland – December 14, 2017 – Luxoft, a global IT service provider, announced that Luxoft GmbH was awarded for its “Career Days for Women” project at the First Annual Woman Who Matters Awards 2017. The awards celebrate the corporate social responsibility initiatives of companies in various areas that promote the opportunities and achievements of women globally.
Luxoft’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program, “Career Days for Women” is aimed at inspiring women to start a career in the technology world. Luxoft arranges regular meet-ups in UK, USA and Russia with a range of participants. Including students, academics, technology entrepreneurs, out of work women and stay-at-home parents and networking events with talks covering career opportunities, the latest technical developments in the IT world and providing expert advice for out of workwomen from all other professional areas.
Woman Who Matters is an initiative to identify and support projects encouraging and promoting women’s rights and seeks to raise awareness of gender equality issues in the government, media and business community. The award in the nomination “IT and modern technologies” highlights the progress Luxoft has made in encouraging women to join the technology revolution.
“Winning the award is a testament to our powerful team of female leaders and only encourages us to push our efforts in this field even further,” said Elena Goryunova, Luxoft’s Vice-President for Human Resources. “We are pleased that we have been able to raise awareness about the opportunities for women in tech so effectively and have made a small impact on the global issue of gender equality. We are looking forward to strengthen our network of tech-savvy woman and provide them with exceptional opportunities to make their impact in the future of technology”.About Luxoft
Luxoft (NYSE:LXFT) is a global IT service provider of innovative technology solutions that delivers measurable business outcomes to multinational companies. Its offerings encompass strategic consulting, custom software development services, and digital solution engineering. Luxoft enables companies to compete by leveraging its multi-industry expertise in the financial services, automotive, communications, and healthcare & life sciences sectors. Its managed delivery model is underpinned by a highly-educated workforce, allowing the Company to continuously innovate upwards on the technology stack to meet evolving digital challenges.
Luxoft has more than 13,000 employees across 42 offices in 21 countries within five continents, with its operating headquarters office in Zug, Switzerland. For more information, please visit the website.
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