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28 January 2020

UiPath Sponsors Women in IT Awards 2020 to Deepen Commitment for Gender Equality in Tech

28 January 2020

UiPath Sponsors Women in IT Awards 2020 to Deepen Commitment for Gender Equality in Tech

UiPath, the leading Robotic Process Automation (RPA) enterprise software company, is sponsoring this year’s Women in IT Awards London as part of its commitment to tackling inequality in the tech industry. The event, to be held on January 29 at the Grosvenor House Hotel, is dedicated to showcasing the achievements and contributions of women in technology, identifying new role models and promoting dialogue around diversity among industry influencers. 

 

As a leader and major employer in the enterprise software sector, UiPath is committed to addressing gender imbalance in technology, and empowering women working in the industry to reach their full potential.  

 

Acting upon its visionUiPath took part last year in French President Emmanuel Macron’s Tech for Good Summit and co-signed the ‘Increase Women in Leadership’ pledgea commitment to continue efforts to reach 30% of women in leadership positions across the company over the next two years (double than the 15% average in tech). 

 

Women in IT Awards London 2020 is organized by business-technology magazine Information Age in partnership with Amazon Web Services. The competition has received hundreds of applications for its 20 categories. The nominations are reviewed by an independent panel of judges, who then vote the winners for each category.  

 

UiPath sponsors the Employer of the Year Award, which will be presented at the Gala by UiPath’s SVP and Managing Director for EMEA Gavin Jackson, who said:

 

 “I joined UiPath with the clear knowledge that the company is not only the leader of the RPA market and one of the main players in the AI space, but also a culturally open and inclusive workplace. Since its early days, UiPath has put at its core the commitment to empower people regardless of their background, race, social status, age or gender to reach their potential. It has made its technology free via the UiPath Academy and the free community edition of the UiPath software platform to people from all walks of life. I am proud to be working alongside and learn from some of the brightest minds in the tech sector and happy to be part of this leading event celebrating women’s impact on the tech sector.” 

 

About UiPath  

 

UiPath is leading the ’automation first’ era—championing a robot for every person and enabling robots to learn new skills through artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML). Through free and open training, UiPath brings digital era skills to millions of people around the world, improving business productivity and efficiency, employee engagement, and customer experience.  

The company’s hyperautomation platform combines the #1 Robotic Process Automation (RPA) solution with a full suite of capabilities, including process mining and analytics, that enable every organization to scale digital business operations at unprecedented speed.

 

The company has already automated millions of repetitive, mind-numbing tasks for businesses and government organizations all over the world, including more than 50% of the Fortune 500 and 8 of the Fortune 10. UiPath was recently recognized as the top company on The Deloitte Technology Fast 500 for 2019, a ranking of the fastest public and private technology companies in North America, and #3 on the 2019 Forbes Cloud 100. 

 


by Georgeta Gheorghe

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