These words describe women who have gone above and beyond in shaping organizations and making an impact on communities. On International Women’s Day, we’re celebrating them.
Break enough glass ceilings in the workplace, and you might just find yourself knocking on the door at 10 Downing Street. That’s precisely what happened to Raj D., Talent Acquisition Manager in the U.K. Group. Her win in a prestigious national award program earned Raj an invitation to tea with Theresa May, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
The trip to Number 10, which serves as both the Prime Minister’s residence and the headquarters of the U.K. government, capped a year of recognition that “just kept getting better,” Raj says.
Becky K. received an email in September that took her completely by surprise.
Unbeknownst to them, the Minnesota operating group was nominated for state and national awards from the National Rehabilitation Association, recognizing employers for hiring disabled candidates. Becky, Talent Acquisition Manager, was astonished to discover that not only had her operating group been nominated for the two awards, but they won both of them.
They say some are born to become change agents…and others have that need thrust upon them. But in every circumstance, it’s a huge help to have the right can-do culture behind you – so say four women who’ve made a difference at Enterprise and beyond.
The Financial Times recently published the inaugural UPstanding Leaders’ List, ranking 100 executives in the U.S. and UK who have reached senior roles in business while also championing ethnic diversity and inclusion in the workplace and beyond.
Daryl S., VP of Finance for Europe, was ranked No. 29 on the esteemed list.
Last October, Team Canada held its first countrywide Diversity and Inclusion Team meeting with representatives from all operating groups in Canada.
“Driving diversity and inclusion within our business is of utmost importance,” says Assistant Vice President of Human Resources Chris T. “This national team will be instrumental in keeping diversity and inclusion front-of-mind in Canada.”