FDM is committed to driving gender diversity in the workplace and signed the United Nations CEO Statement of Support to cement our goal. We also host ‘Women in IT Advantage Sessions’ to directly benefit female university graduates, undergraduates and other women seeking to break into the IT industry.
Less than 23% of STEM professionals in Canada are women. We offer a support network to help and mentor our female employees so that they can progress in a male dominated industry in a bid to tackle this shortage.
About our campaign
- FDM is the headline sponsor of the everywoman in Technology Awards
- 50% of the management team at FDM is female
- 25% of all employees globally at FDM are female
- FDM was named in the Top Ten IT Employers for Women
Watch our Women in IT video to find out more
FDM Female Champions act as role models to women both internally and externally and are available to mentor all employees. They also organize networking sessions and workshops that are open to all.
100 Women to Watch (Cranfield School of Management's Female FTSE Report)
FDM’s Chief Operating Officer, Sheila Flavell, is featured in Cranfield School of Management’s prestigious ‘100 Women to Watch’ list, which aims to encourage a sustained board, media and government focus on accelerating the representation of women in executive and non-executive roles.
United Nations Women's Empowerment Principles
We signed the CEO Statement of Support for the United Nations Women’s Empowerment Principles (UNWEP), sealing our commitment to promoting gender diversity in the workplace and wider business community.
Think, Act, Report Initiative
We joined the Think, Act, Report (T.A.R) initiative, which is a UK government campaign to drive greater transparency on gender employment issues.