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TCS features in UK's Times Top 50 employers for women list

The country's largest IT firm employs over 100,000 women globally, a third of its total workforce

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 


India's largest IT services firm has been recognised as one of the UK's leading employers for women in a list published by The Times.

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) had a formal Diversity & Inclusion corporate function since 2010 designed to provide strategic guidance and support for diversity programmes across the globe. employs over 100,000 women globally, a third of its total workforce.

"Given the need for more women to pursue careers in the IT industry, both in the UK and globally, we want to show that working in technology can be hugely fulfilling and rewarding," Nupur Singh Mallick, HR Director, Tata Consultancy Services UK & Ireland said.

The Times Top 50 Employers for Women recognises organisations that are spearheading gender equality in the workplace and making a conscious effort to even out the playing field for men and women.

TCS' rank in The Times Top 50 is recognition of its continued drive to make gender equality a central part of its business strategy, a company release said.

The company also invests in training at all levels to help women excel in their roles, including one-to-one coaching when they take up senior roles, a Rising Stars Program for women with 3-5 years of experience and the Pathways to Success Workshop, a leadership module for women with 5-8 years of experience.

First Published: Thu, April 21 2016. 15:48 IST