Kyndryl Canada Becomes First Exclusive National Partner of Women in Leadership
Together, the organizations will strive to provide professional visibility and advancement opportunities for women business leaders through Canada
MARKHAM, ON, May 24, 2022 /CNW/ — Kyndryl (NYSE: KD), the largest provider of IT infrastructure services in Canada and the World, and Women in Leadership (WIL), a career advancement organization for women, today announced an agreement that appoints Kyndryl to Canada as the first exclusive national partner of WIL. Through this unique partnership, Kyndryl will work with WIL to bring together women from all professions and industries for programs, events and conferences that promote professional development and gender diversity in the workplace.
To kick off the partnership, Kyndryl and WIL will host the annual Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Leadership Forum, a one-day virtual event on June 1, 2022which brings together thousands of women, including CEOs, senior executives, public sector leaders, diversity experts and thought leaders, to discuss diversity, equity and inclusion on work place.
Kyndryl will also join WIL as an exclusive presenting partner on its inaugural series titled “Women Powering Progress”. The series will launch in September and will offer a personal look at the journey of female C-suite leaders who are Kyndryl clients in Canada, and the knowledge they have acquired throughout their careers. Together, Kyndryl and WIL are committed to supporting ongoing programming and events that advance women’s professional development and networks and encourage their advancement in the workforce.
“I am delighted to work with Maya Kanigan and the WIL team,” says Xerxes Cooper, President of Kyndryl Canada. “At Kyndryl, building a diverse workforce and an inclusive and equitable culture is paramount, and WIL’s commitment to advancing women in leadership is why this partnership is perfect. Working with WIL gives us the opportunity to make a difference for professional women at all levels, through Canada, and to showcase some of the amazing female leaders we work with as clients. I am excited to begin.”
As a purpose-driven company, Kyndryl is committed to inclusion, diversity and equity as an integral part of its culture and corporate social responsibility stance. WIL brings together the largest community of professional women across Canada and offers deep expertise in creating impactful programs and content to raise awareness and drive tangible results for their members.
About Women in Leadership
Founded in 2001, WIL provides inspiring programs that bring women together to collaborate in developing their leadership skills and creating positive change in the future of women’s leadership. WIL has chapters in Vancouver, VictoriaOkanagan, alberta, SaskatchewanToronto-USA and Ottawa.
Kyndryl (NYSE: KD) is the world’s largest provider of IT infrastructure services. The company designs, builds, manages and modernizes the complex and critical information systems that the world depends on every day. Kyndryl’s nearly 90,000 employees serve more than 4,000 customers in more than 60 countries around the world, including 75 percent of the Fortune 100. For more information, visit www.kyndryl.com.
Kyndryl media contact: