NTT DATA Spotlighted for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion by Project Unity and Women in IT Awards
PLANO, TX – July 20, 2022 – NTT DATA, a global digital business and IT services leader, was nominated for multiple diversity and inclusion awards that celebrate achievements of individuals and the company. Project Unity, a collaborative organization dedicated to uplifting organizations in their journeys to promoting diverse workplaces, chose NTT DATA to receive a corporate activist award. Additionally, Barry Shurkey, Chief Information Officer of NTT DATA Services and NTT DATA are shortlisted by the Women in IT USA Awards for two awards to be announced in September 2022.
Now in their fifth year, the Women in IT Awards and series are presented by DiversityQ in association with Information Age. The awards have recognized and celebrated over 1,000 women, allies, and organizations across the USA for their outstanding contribution to the technology industry.
At Project Unity’s “Together We Sing” musical event in Dallas on June 15, NTT DATA Services was recognized with the Corporate Unity Award for Activists for showing outstanding support for racial unity, inclusion, social justice and health efforts in the community and workplace.
“As a leading technology services organization dedicated to innovation and enacting change, we are grateful for the recognition of our achievements in diversity, equity and inclusion from two organizations that are instrumental in strengthening communities and supporting our pursuit for equitable opportunity for everyone,” said Terri Hatcher, Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer for NTT DATA Services.
The Women in IT Awards 2022 revealed Barry Shurkey as a nominee for Ally of the Year, an honor bestowed upon an individual who has elevated diversity efforts at their organization as a senior figure. NTT DATA was also nominated for the DEI Initiative of the Year Award for executing and elevating a hiring process that highlights underrepresented talent at their organization. Official results of the Women in IT Awards will be announced September 2022.
NTT DATA champions diversity through initiatives aimed at unifying employees of all backgrounds, races, religions, orientations and identities. Review the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Annual Update 2022 to learn more.
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NTT DATA Services is a recognized leader in IT and business services including cloud, data and applications. A division of NTT DATA headquartered in Texas, the company leverages consulting and deep industry expertise to help clients accelerate and sustain value throughout their digital journeys.
About NTT DATA
NTT DATA – part of the NTT Group – is a trusted global innovator of IT and business services, headquartered in Tokyo. We help clients transform through consulting, industry solutions, IT modernization and managed services. NTT DATA enables clients to move confidently into the digital future. We are committed to our clients’ long-term success and combine global reach with local expertise to operate in over 50 countries. Visit us at nttdata.com