SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- March is Women's History Month, and Sony Electronics Inc. will serve as a corporate supporter and sponsor of numerous Women's History Month events, in addition to engaging and educating its employees.
Sony will kick off the month with "HerStory" profiles of inspiring female Sony employees via social media, sharing stories of their personal and professional resilience, aspirations and achievements.
International Women's Day is March 8, 2018, and Sony will be offering employees thought-provoking lunch and learn sessions at all its North America sites on the topic of friendly persuasion. Encouraging employees to wear purple on this day, each site will have a photo booth to capture employees while celebrating.
"A healthy workforce depends on providing employees opportunities to achieve their full potential," said Mike Fasulo, president and chief operating officer at Sony Electronics. "Sony honors Women's History Month as a time for reflection, thoughtful dialogue and firm recommitment to championing gender equality as both a human right and good business practice," stated Fasulo.
On March 9, Sony will serve as a corporate sponsor of Our Lady of Peace's Fourth Annual Women's Symposium, featuring inspiring and accomplished women in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields, public office, legal, health and the resort management industries, to share their insights and pathways to success with students and the community. Sony Electronics' head of talent acquisition, Lee Wills, will serve as a panelist and Cheryl Goodman, head of corporate communications, will join the symposium as a round table speaker.
The North San Diego Business Chamber will host Women's Week, March 19-23, 2018, and Sony is serving as a presenting sponsor, hosting the "Dare To Dream" luncheon at Sony's Electronics' headquarters in San Diego. This event will feature Naomi Tutu, activist and daughter of Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Sony is also a proud supporter of Athena, a California-based professional association dedicated to advancing women in STEM. Sony will be serving as the title sponsor of this year's Athena Pinnacle Awards in San Diego.
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