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Congratulations to Illumina on Winning the Athena STEM Corporate Pinnacle Award

July 5, 2021 GMT

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Last week, Illumina received the 2021 STEM Corporate Pinnacle Award during Athena’s Lifting While Climbing Summit & 23rd Annual Pinnacle Awards Ceremony. Athena is committed to supporting the leadership journey for women in STEM. Their annual Pinnacle Awards honor best-in-class examples of those excelling in the recognition, promotion and mentorship of women in STEM.

In 2020, Illumina CEO, Francis deSouza, signed the CEO Action pledge, the largest CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion within the workplace. The pledge recognizes the importance of companies truly representing the communities they serve, which results in improved economy, corporate performance, and employee engagement. In 2021, deSouza and Illumina also became a signatory to the United Nations Women Empowerment Principles.

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In addition, Illumina continues to provide transparency on  #diversity  demographic data with internal employees and externally in their annual CSR report. Illumina is committed to creating a culture of safety, belonging, and wellness. This leads to engaged employees and enables everyone to fully contribute to the company mission and deliver on the transformative power of genomics.

Embedding diversity, inclusion, and fairness in all they do applies not only to Illumina’s workforce but also to their supplier network, philanthropy, and community partners.

By working together toward diversity and inclusion within Illumina’s workplaces, industries, and the broader business community, Illumina strives to cultivate a more equitable and inclusive world.

#WomeninSTEM   #TheAthenaEffect   #illuminacsr

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