In celebration of Worldwide Girls’s Day, Samsung Electronics held quite a lot of occasions associated to this yr’s slogan, #InspireInclusion.The Machine Expertise (DX) Division ran a photograph marketing campaign that inspired staff to take footage collectively whereas making hearts with their fingers — the official gesture symbolizing Worldwide Girls’s Day. The occasion was a hit, with footage to show it. “I’m glad to have taken half in such a enjoyable and significant occasion,” stated Seok-Nyoung Cha from the MX Division. “I hope we are able to all suppose deeply and act collectively to combat biases, stereotypes and discrimination.”

 

Greater than 700 staff took time to thank the feminine colleagues and members of the family of their life at one other occasion. On the DX Division’s Feminine Executives’ workshop, hosted since 2021, feminine executives held candid conversations with the CEO to debate the corporate’s imaginative and prescient and methods to foster feminine leaders. Moreover, a mentoring program for feminine builders might be launched this yr.

 

 

▲ Staff maintain up coronary heart fingers — the official Worldwide Girls’s Day gesture — in entrance of a photograph wall arrange by the DX Division.

 

Beginning this March, the Machine Options (DS) Division will set up month-to-month actions to construct consciousness of variety, fairness and inclusion (DEI) values amongst its staff. After deciding on DEI subjects centered on ladies, folks with disabilities, caregivers and foreigners, the division will maintain contests and coaching classes every month that give staff an opportunity to discover ways to present assist for each other. Moreover, the division will conduct interviews with feminine leaders in celebration of Worldwide Girls’s Month and relay their ideas on feminine management and the way youthful ladies can develop of their careers.

 

Exterior of Korea, the corporate will accomplice with Costume For Success (DFS)1 in three nations — the U.S., Canada and Mexico — to prepare clothes donation drives to assist ladies get jobs and acquire monetary independence. Webinars and seminars that elevate consciousness about DEI might be held as properly.

 

Final November, the DX division established the DEI workplace to replicate DEI values in all areas of the enterprise, establish areas of enchancment and additional promote an inclusive company tradition. To this finish, the workplace checks the corporate’s techniques and tradition for discriminatory practices and holds coaching classes and campaigns to present staff an correct understanding of those values. As well as, the workplace helps voluntary Worker Sources Teams (ERGs) devoted to DEI that facilitate discussions on the corporate’s variety standing and enchancment targets via the DEI Council, wherein the corporate’s executives participate. “It’s of the utmost significance to function a various and equitable system. We imagine that progressive services and products can emerge from a tradition the place DEI is revered,” stated Jinhee Nam, Secretary Basic of the DEI Workplace at Samsung Electronics. “Our workplace established a worldwide DEI coverage and plans to function numerous packages to extend variety and create an inclusive organizational tradition.”

 

Jong-Hee Han, Vice Chairman and CEO of the DX Division at Samsung Electronics, and Kye Hyun Kyung, President and CEO of the DS Division at Samsung Electronics, delivered a company-wide message to staff calling for gender equality and highlighting the significance of DEI in honor of Worldwide Girls’s Day. “I want to specific my gratitude to all the feminine staff within the DS Division who’re doing their finest,” stated Kyung. “We’ll assist all staff notice their full potential to attain each private {and professional} development at Samsung,” Han assured.

 

 

1 Based in New York Metropolis in 1997 to assist unemployed and underemployed ladies obtain financial independence.