Northrop Grumman pledges to create a Balance for Better

Northrop Grumman pledges to create a Balance for Better

 March 19, 2019

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All around the world Northrop Grumman employees celebrated International Women's Day by making their own pledges to create a #BalanceForBetter. Northrop Grumman promises to continue the conversation and champion women in STEM, business, leadership and beyond.

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"International Women's Day is a day when we can all recognize that we're not there yet, we still have progress to be made and we can all discuss ways that we can make things better and find a balance for better," says Amanda Davis, Vice President of Strategy and Integration at Northrop Grumman.

"We all face the same fears and that we have to get rid of the negative self-talk. We have to be able to look ourselves in the mirror and say I can do this and I'm gonna put my voice forward."

Coming together to build something amazing

As part of International Women's Day, Northrop Grumman organized an event from its Chandler facility in Arizona where a diverse group of employees designed and built Northrop Grumman rockets, including Antares, Pegasus and OmegA.

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Creating conversations about gender equality

What does gender equality mean for women who work at Northrop Grumman?

"Gender balance is not a women's issue, it's a business issue," says Cassie Weissert, Manager of Software Engineering at Northrop Grumman.

"Balance for better means having a workplace that is diverse," says Trina Patterson, Director of Communications at Northrop Grumman.

"Giving women the opportunity to overcome the hurdles that are in the workforce. Balancing the scale so not only are there male representatives but there are women representatives across the Leadership Forum," says Landria Buckley, Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist at Northrop Grumman.

"Having a wide a variety of diversity within an organization and on all of our teams," says Darcy Morris, Manager of Organizational Effectiveness at Northrop Grumman.

"Leadership team stats will show that the return on our investment by having a creative workforce that is both diverse and culture and in race really does improve the bottom line," says Stephanie Seddon, Senior Principal Talent Acquisition at Northrop Grumman.

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