Essity B 255.4 (-1.2 SEK) on 29-Nov-2022 17:29

The Women in IT Program

To develop female employees in a field that historically has been dominated by men, Essity has been running the Women in IT (WIT) program since 2015. The four-month program for female employees in Essity IT contains motivating sessions, practical exercises for soft skills development, inspirational senior colleagues' examples, networking and sessions from Essity top management. Since the beginning of the program the number of female line managers in Essity IT has more than doubled and amajority of the former participants have taken on new career opportunities. As of 2020, the popular program has been expanded to other parts of the organization.

The knowledge I got from the WIT program has helped me to take on new job challenges

Alessandra Coppa, IT Business Partner, Germany
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Bob Barbiaux, Vice President Global IT Service

“Feedback from the participants has been unanimously positive, citing the value of taking time for reflection on career journeys, personal brand and empowering beliefs. We could not be more proud of the program and our successful participants.”

I came out of this program learning new things about myself!

Tisha Ford, IT Business Analyst, USA
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Robert Sjöström, President Global Operational Services

“Essity IT has more than doubled the number of female line managers since the start of the Women in IT program in 2015. I truly believe that diversity in all aspects, combined with the right capabilities and experiences, is what makes a company successful.”

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