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Companies world wide have been making an attempt to enhance gender parity and put money into supporting ladies within the office. Regardless of latest progress, ladies stay underrepresented in science, know-how, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) industries, making up solely 28% of the workforce in these fields. As the worldwide chief in related applied sciences, we’ve got lengthy been dedicated to serving to shut the gender hole and assist present equal entry to STEAM alternatives. Via our international trigger initiative, HARMAN Impressed, we companion with main nonprofit organizations to supply younger individuals the chance to take part in related STEAM-building experiences and be taught abilities that may set them up for achievement sooner or later.
In recognition of Worldwide Girls’s Day, take a better have a look at how we’re working with our longtime companion, 1,000 Desires Fund, to assist empower the subsequent technology of feminine leaders…
Fueling Desires for Girls in STEAM
During the last 6 years, HARMAN and the 1,000 Desires Fund have labored to assist stage the taking part in discipline for younger ladies pursuing their dream careers in STEAM by way of the New Face of Tech Problem. Annually, STEAM leaders and aspirants are invited to share their skilled targets and aspirations for the possibility to win funding and mentorship from HARMAN executives. Because the first New Face of Tech Problem in 2016, HARMAN has helped award over $16,000 in grants to greater than 75 inspiring younger ladies throughout the nation.
Jumpstarting Careers for Girls in eSports
In 2021, 1,000 Desires Fund and HARMAN launched the primary JBL Quantum Changemakers Problem to assist amplify the voices and additional the careers of girls in eSports. Since launching the JBL Quantum Grant, HARMAN helped award $1,500 grants to 55 recipients, and related choose winners with JBL Ambassadors and content material creators from JBL companion 100 Thieves for digital mentorship classes and extra pop-up alternatives. Three fortunate recipients additionally had the chance to go to our HARMAN EXPLORE 2023 showcase and take a look at out our newest additions to the JBL Quantum collection:
The theme of this 12 months’s Worldwide Girls’s Day is a name to motion to speed up ladies’s equality: #EmbraceEquity. Along with our companions, we stay dedicated to doing our half in addressing the gender hole in STEAM and offering equal alternatives for ladies to pursue their skilled goals all 12 months round. For extra info on our efforts to assist future leaders understand their potentialities by way of the facility of music, know-how, and repair, go to: https://www.harman.com/impressed
HARMAN Worldwide (harman.com), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co, LTD., designs and engineers related merchandise and options for automakers, customers, and enterprises worldwide, together with related automotive programs, audio and visible merchandise, enterprise automation options; and companies supporting the Web of Issues. With main manufacturers together with AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson® and Revel®, HARMAN is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the leisure venues the place they carry out world wide. Greater than 25 million cars on the highway at present are geared up with HARMAN audio and related automotive programs. Our software program companies energy billions of cellular gadgets and programs which can be related, built-in and safe throughout all platforms, from work and residential to automotive and cellular. HARMAN has a workforce of roughly 30,000 individuals throughout the Americas, Europe, and Asia. In 2017, HARMAN turned a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics.
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