MEMBER POST: Arrow Electronics Sponsors Colorado Technology Association's Women in Tech Conference
Arrow Electronics sponsored the Colorado Technology Association’s 2019 Women in Tech Conference, celebrating women across Colorado’s growing tech community. Conference attendees heard from industry leaders and engaged in discussions about the challenges surrounding women in today’s tech workforce.
In addition to sponsoring the event, Arrow employees took active roles in the conference. Yolanda Chase, director of Work(place) Forward – global inclusion & diversity for Arrow, was a panelist for the session, “Leading the Way for a More Inclusive Tech Community in Colorado.” Kim Brown Wilmsen, CIO of Global Infrastructure also led table discussions around inclusion and diversity.
“It is fantastic to spend the day with such an inspiring group. You see the next generation of women who want to make an impact,” said Wilmsen.
Arrow recruits and develops innovative employees from diverse backgrounds and cultures, and addresses workplace issues and opportunities that commonly affect industry and communities. The company is committed to improving the representation of women, racial minorities and the multi-generational workforce.
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