At Lenovo, we have a vision to provide smarter technology that builds a smarter, more inclusive future for our colleagues and communities
"During Global Diversity Awareness Month, we're excited to announce new goals that build on the accomplishments of 2020 and seek to increase diversity in our leadership while fostering more inclusion in our workplace and products.
In 2020, my predecessor and Lenovo's first Chief Diversity Officer, Yolanda Conyers, led the company to success with our first generation of workforce diversity goals. After achieving 21% representation of women executives and 29% representation of U.S. underrepresented racial and ethnic groups in our executive ranks, I have taken 2021 to reassess, align with our Diversity & Inclusion board of executives, and analyze our progress toward a more inclusive future. In my first few quarters as Chief Diversity Officer, I'm proud to carry on the legacy of my predecessor and share our next generation of diversity and inclusion goals..."
Smart home technology has come a long way in recent years. Living in a 'smart home' can provide a convenient and high-end experience
"Being able to turn on and off the lights with a voice command, adjusting the thermostat right from your smartphone, or answering the front door from anywhere in the house - smart devices make simple tasks even more seamless for many people.
However, these 'simple' tasks are not simple for everyone. When you think of those who are living with accessibility and dexterity challenges, smart technology can be a big game-changer in making them feel more independent and empowered in their homes..."
The COVID-19 pandemic transformed the role of technology in education
"As hybrid and remote learning became essential for many to stay safe,
United Way of Latin America & The Caribbean and Lenovo partnered to
provide quality resources that bridge the education gap in the region.
Together, United Way and Lenovo created a plan to impact more than 12,000
students and 500 teachers across six countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile,
Colombia, Mexico, and Peru. The plan is focused on combatting two issues
in education: student dropout rates and equipping the next generation
with the right skills to join the workforce..."
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