Motorola Solutions hosted a panel at the Women in Business and Tech Expo, which took place this week in London. The panel focussed on the representation of women in the technology sector, and the link between diversity and innovation.
Discussing the panel, a spokesperson for the company said: “Leaders from the Motorola Solutions UK team shared their insights and experiences on the challenges and opportunities facing women as they break into the technology sector and advance their careers.
“The panel emphasised what more can be done to encourage women to pursue careers in technology, and how diverse and inclusive working environments drive talent development, innovation and growth.”
The spokesperson continued: “Motorola champions gender diversity through internal and external initiatives, including its Women's Business Council, mentorship and leadership development programmes. It is dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where all employees can contribute their unique perspectives and talents to deliver impactful solutions for its customers."
Motorola director of international sales operations, Lisa Bentley-Smith, said: “We’re inspired to share our experience and help other women embrace extraordinary careers in technology. Innovation lies at the heart of advancement, and at Motorola Solutions, innovation is all about helping to keep people safe. It's incredibly meaningful work, catalysed by the diversity of our team.”
The company also hosted a roundtable on building career confidence at the event.
Author: Philip Mason