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Cognizant Unveils Shakti to Advance Women Leadership in Technology

Cognizant Unveils Shakti to Advance Women Leadership in Technology

Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH), one of the world's leading professional services companies, unveiled - Shakti - a unified framework of women-centric programs and policies to accelerate careers and boost women leadership in technology. Additionally, Cognizant has partnered with NASSCOM to establish and prioritize best practices with a shared goal of making diversity and inclusion (D&I) a key differentiator of India's tech sector.

“In keeping with our priority to become an employer of choice in our industry, Cognizant is committed to weaving diversity and inclusion into everything we do how we recruit and hire, develop, promote, engage and retain our talent,” said Ravi Kumar S, CEO, Cognizant.

Speaking at the launch, Debjani Ghosh, President, NASSCOM said: “we believe prioritizing best practices and measuring consistently is a critical component to ensure organizations can accelerate their diversity, equity and inclusion journeys and ultimately achieve long-term success.”

Through Shakti, Cognizant aims to reframe current programs and policies and bring all women-centric initiatives under one umbrella for greater impact. Cognizant also unveiled a year-long campaign to highlight the company’s global, long-term dedication to fostering an inclusive workplace for women by spotlighting their contributions and real-life stories. The inspirational stories attest to the effectiveness of empowering initiatives in assisting women to reach their full potential, develop personally and professionally at every stage of their careers and turn their passion into leadership.