UPS becomes latest signatory to UAE female empowerment
AmCham Abu Dhabi has announces that UPS has become the latest signatory of Women Achieve, a program established by its Women in Business Committee that promotes the professional advancement of women.
The program was developed to encourage companies and organizations to give women more opportunities to advance their careers by offering them positions of greater responsibility and leadership.
UPS is now the 50th organization that has joined an expanding list of companies that support the Women Achieve initiative.
Supporting companies include Accenture, AECOM, AMIDEAST, Bechtel, BrandMoxie, Boeing, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, CH2M, ExxonMobil, Institute of Management Accountants Middle East, Lockheed Martin Global Inc., Louis Berger, MetLife, New York Institute of Technology, Northrop Grumman, Parsons, Squire Patton Boggs (MEA) LLP, Raytheon International, Techwise and others.
As a supporter of the WOMEN ACHIEVE program, UPS reassures its commitment to provide a work environment that is favourable to women’s development by empowering women to refine their leadership skills and flourish in their respective jobs and areas of expertise.
UPS has also pledged to provide greater opportunities for women’s participation in training and career advancement.
“At UPS, there’s a saying: ‘We build around people.’ And we recognize diversity and inclusion as core drivers for business growth throughout the world,” said Esther Ndichu, director of public affairs for UPS in the Indian Subcontinent, Middle East and Africa. “Women hold key leadership roles throughout our organization, including here in the UAE.”
Sharief Fahmy, chairman of AmCham Abu Dhabi, added: “We are delighted to have AmCham Abu Dhabi Platinum Member UPS join WOMEN ACHIEVE. AmCham Abu Dhabi is proud to support innovative initiatives, such as WOMEN ACHIEVE, that foster positive change in the business community.”