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Avanade signs White House Equal Pay Pledge

 November 08, 2016

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With gender equality a major topic in the technology industry and in the political arena, Avanade proudly announced that it has joined more than 30 other progressive companies committing to the White House Equal Pay Pledge.

The Pledge, launched at the first-ever United State of Women Summit in June 2016, encourages companies to recognise their critical roles in advancing equal pay and helping close the gap.

Diversity unleashes global power

Avanade’s North America HR lead, Erika Bogar King, says “We believe that workforce diversity and inclusiveness are key elements of unleashing the power of our global team to create the innovative solutions that our clients need to thrive in the digital world. This pledge is one of the significant milestones in our drive towards solidifying these values in our culture and in the countries around the world in which we live and work.”

Equality is an issue of responsibility

Working towards greater gender balance, CEO Adam Warby told Geek Wire “For me, equality and diversity became a necessary focus because we were a technology company that had poor representation of women in our leadership team and across the business. It was a raw point for me and I really wanted to tackle it. Not least, it’s an issue of responsibility. We were missing out on recruiting best talent.”

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