VIAVI Empowers Women through its ESG Initiative
VIAVI Solutions has continued to empower women through its Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) initiatives, demonstrating a commitment to creating a culture of diversity, equity and community engagement.
In its endeavour of inclusion and social integrity, on the occasion of International Women’s Day, VIAVI India in partnership with NGOs for communities, held interactive and engaging sessions across its offices in Pune, Mumbai, Bangalore and Gurgaon, celebrating women empowerment.
VIAVI is a global leader in technology for 5G, Fiber and Cloud Networks, serving the top network operators and equipment manufacturers around the world. As part of its commitment to advance innovation and society as a whole, the company is committed to create opportunities for women throughout its workforce. VIAVI’s Pune development center joined forces with Bhagini Nivedita Pratishthan, a non-profit organization working for the welfare of young women, supporting their education & career development and Mai Bal Bhavan, a NGO dedicated to empower visually challenged girls, supporting their health, education and livelihood training, providing them a life of dignity and confidence. VIAVI invited girl students from marginalized communities to Pune office and celebrated International Women’s Day with full enthusiasm, zeal and spirit.
Promising to work towards an inclusive future and a more equitable society, the ESG priority for VIAVI is to bring social change and work in the area of education and employability for girl students coming from underprivileged backgrounds. As part of the Women’s Day celebrations, the VIAVI India team thoughtfully organised numerous activities focused on; learning, career counselling, skill development, empowerment and entertainment.
“International Women’s Day gives us an opportunity to mark our respect and gratitude towards women for their unparalleled and outstanding contribution they make in our lives” said Zulekha Nellari, HR Head – India, VIAVI Solutions India Ltd. It is important that we create an environment that fosters inclusion, recognition & empowerment and our ESG initiative aims to bring positive changes in the lives of deserving women, she added.