Patricia Nevers

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Why a Lens on Diversity is one of the Most Critical Skills for Tomorrow’s Impact Professionals
Why a Lens on Diversity is one of the Most Critical Skills for Tomorrow’s Impact Professionals

Press Release / This post was orginially published October 13, 2016 on Net Impact's Blog in advance of the 2016 Net Impact Conferece. By Cecily Joseph, VP Corporate Responsibility and Chief Diversity Officer and Ruha Devanesan, Manager, Global Diversity and Inclusion, Symantec. - 5 years ago

Celebrating National Cybersecurity Awareness Month - How Symantec's Cyber Career Connection (SC3) is Fighting Cybercrime One Job at a Time
Celebrating National Cybersecurity Awareness Month - How Symantec's Cyber Career Connection (SC3) is Fighting Cybercrime One Job at a Time

Press Release / Today cyber security is one of the most important fields in technology and a serious issue for individuals, business leaders, Chief Information Officers (CIOs) and CISOs, and society as a whole. With every new digital device, connected car and mobile wallet, the risks are increasing and the need for cyber security professionals is now greater than ever. - 5 years ago

Welcome to #iamtech. This is a publication for YOU.
Welcome to #iamtech. This is a publication for YOU.

Press Release /   The lens on diversity in tech couldn’t be more focused at this moment in our collective history. As part of our commitment to diversity, Symantec wants to give a voice to those underrepresented in the tech industry — including minorities, women, LGBT, veterans, disabled and people entering into tech as a second career — as we explore how we got here and how we move the industry forward to be truly reflective of today’s society. To achieve this, we’ve launched a Medium publication #iamtech for you, for everyone interested in this topic — to talk about what diversity and inclusion means to you. - 5 years ago

Gender Equity Doesn’t Happen by Accident, We Have to Own It
Gender Equity Doesn’t Happen by Accident, We Have to Own It

Press Release / Nearly one year ago, countries across the world came together to discuss a new sustainable development agenda - the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development - resulting in the creation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) a set of 17 goals and 169 targets to guide countries toward “a plan of action for people, planet and prosperity” by 2030. From access to education to gender equity to fighting poverty to mitigating and adapting to the impacts of climate change, the SDGs build on the past Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) while calling on all countries, developing and developed to play a role in a sustainable future. - 5 years ago

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Two Years On – How SC3 is Fighting Cybercrime One Job at a Time (VIDEO)
Two Years On – How SC3 is Fighting Cybercrime One Job at a Time (VIDEO)

Press Release / Two years ago we launched one of our largest and most exciting corporate responsibility programs to date, the Symantec Cyber Career Connection (SC3), which addresses the global cybersecurity workforce gap by training and certifying young adults and veterans in cybersecurity and assisting them in landing meaningful internships and jobs. - 5 years ago

Are We Talking our Girls Out of STEM?
Are We Talking our Girls Out of STEM?

Press Release / When we look at the statistics, it is still very clear that women are extremely underrepresented in Science, Technology and Math (STEM) careers. Half of the U.S. workforce is female, and half of the college population, however, only 28% are in STEM fields[1] and only 39% of chemists and material scientists, 28 percent of environmental scientists and geoscientists, 16 percent of chemical engineers and 12 percent of civil engineers are female[2]. Additionally, research shows that women who complete STEM degrees are less likely than males to actually pursue a STEM career. - 5 years ago

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