Schneider Electric shares employee stories for IWD

Schneider Electric shares employee stories for IWD

 March 10, 2020

International Women's Day saw Schneider Electric celebrating women both working at the company and living in the wider community. Thanks to senior support and the sharing of personal employee stories, Schneider Electric marked the important day with a commitment to workplace equality.

Pledging support for International Rescue Committee

Schneider Electric pledged to work with the International Rescue Committee to train 1,250 underprivileged young generation in the communities, 60% of whom are women.


Thoughts from Schneider Electric CEO on campaign theme

Meanwhile, Schneider Electric North America President and CEO Annette Clayton shared her thoughts on International Women's Day about the meaning of the campaign theme #EachforEqual.

"For us at Schneider Electric, #EachforEqual means being aware of the role we play, as women and as men, in shaping the world through the choices we make every day," she said.

Schneider Electric also provided an official IWD Influencer Statement.

Schneider Electric employee and mother shares her story

Schneider Electric Talent Acquisition Team member Bushra also shared her story about how Schneider Electric empowers her as a working mother to two young children thanks to an employer and manager who understands the importance of work-life integration. 

"It’s incredibly empowering to be able to manage my work within a flexible schedule that suits my needs. The beauty of our culture is not just being a company with flexibility but the empathy and inclusion that comes with it and how it’s deeply embedded in our culture and embraced at all levels," explains Bushra.

Bushra IWD

"I’m very lucky to work for a company that values differences and aspires to become the most diverse, inclusive and equitable company globally. We welcome people from all walks of life, ages, cultures, embracing different perspectives we believe everybody should have the same chance of success," she adds.

"At Schneider Electric, we promote an inclusive work environment as we believe in a world where we are all #EachforEqual."

Read Bushra's full story.

Each for equal

Work for a company that supports women's careers

Both on International Women's Day and beyond, Schneider Electric is committed lifting up its female employees, valuing their differences, and supporting their careers.

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