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Ericsson supports gender diversity at Grace Hopper Celebration

Ericsson is partnering with the Anita Borg Institute to sponsor the 2015 Grace Hopper Celebration, the largest gathering of women in computing in the world.

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Ericsson is supporting the Grace Hopper Celebration 2015 which kicks off today, October 14th, in Houston, Texas. Through Friday October 16, Ericsson and partners such as the Anita Borg Institute (ABI) will show their support for embracing gender diversity in the technology industry and discuss important issues around improving diversity engagement in our talent pool at the event, which celebrates the participation of women in technology.

“As a company whose work touches the lives of billions globally, we experience firsthand the value of a diverse workforce in improving collaboration, productivity, and engagement among employees – not only for better business, but also for a better world,” says Bina Chaurasia, Chief Human Resources Officer at Ericsson.

“Ericsson is committed to building an even more diverse workforce in years to come, and we look forward to engaging with partners at the Grace Hopper Celebration to find solutions for the issue of gender diversity.”

Ericsson will host more than 115 student and professional-level interviews while at GHC. The event overall will have 12,000 attendees as the largest gathering of women in computing in the world. Speakers include Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and United States CTO Megan Smith, among other leaders in the technology industry and beyond.

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