Inspiring our Future Engineering and Science Talent

Primary tabs

Inspiring our Future Engineering and Science Talent

By Kristen Woods, Symantec Senior Director, Sales Operations
tweet me:
Inspiring future #engineers w/ #Symantec's 1st intl virtual volunteer event http://bit.ly/1kqhP4n #STEM #probono #CSR @ScienceBuddies
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 - 12:00pm

CONTENT: Blog

Some days it’s what I do outside of my “day job” at Symantec that reminds me why I am proud to be a part of this organization. As many of us who work for Symantec know, the company is not just about the financial bottom line. Symantec also strives to have a wider positive impact on our communities through the company’s philanthropic strategy that contributes primarily to four key focus areas - science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education, and equal access to education, diversity, online safety, and environmental responsibility.

My manager, Tom Martin, leads a newly formed organization, created as part of the transformation to our new business strategy, which we call Symantec 4.0. As a leadership team, we wanted to signal to our new organization the value (both personal and professional) of supporting the company's key philanthropic focus areas, and to provide another proof point of the benefits of reaching out beyond our organization.

To do this, I organized a volunteer event supporting one of Symantec’s key non-profit partners in STEM education – Science Buddies.

Continue Reading: http://bit.ly/1kqhP4n 

Keywords: Social Impact & Volunteering | STEM | Science | Social Impact & Volunteering | engineering | pro bono

CONTENT: Blog

parse.ly