DENVER, May 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Arrow Electronics is a founding sponsor of Women in Electronics, a new nonprofit created to support women in the electronics industry. The organization expands leadership skills, accelerates personal and professional development and builds strategic networks to advance inclusion among electronics employers.
Women in Electronics hosts national conferences, regional events and online networking opportunities for more than 200 members and fosters leadership development through virtual resource sharing and discussion groups. The nonprofit also plans to launch a formal mentorship program this year.
“At Arrow, we see the incredible benefits of being inclusive. We are proud to be helping Women in Electronics fulfill its mission to expand inclusion throughout the industry through awareness, networking and training,” said Alan Bird, president of Arrow’s global supply chain business
Bird will also speak at a panel sponsored by Women in Electronics at the EDS Leadership Summit, a premier forum for electronic component manufacturers, beginning May 7 in Las Vegas.
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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