UST Global’s partnership with Sheroes will further advance the cause of women empowerment in India: Anu Koshy
>> Rich in conversations, connections and opportunities, the speakers in the summit will talk about the power of building communities and how this movement is changing the world
SHEROES Summit is a high-energy series of multi-city events, a coming together of thought leaders, and members of the SHEROES community, together with choices at the centre of it all. This year, the summit is taking place across Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Kolkata, Chennai, and Trivandrum. SHEROES Summit is a platform curated for women with diverse profiles – homemakers, full-time and gig professionals, entrepreneurs, students, artists and makers. Rich in conversations, connections and opportunities, the speakers in the summit will talk about the power of building communities and how this movement is changing the world.
Anu Koshy, Global Head for Diversity and Inclusion at UST Global, spoke to mediapersons on the sidelines of the SHEROES Summit at the UST Global campus in Thiruvananthapuram:
On why UST Global choose to partner with Sheroes Summit and what it means to the company
“Diversity and Inclusion is a strategic imperative at UST Global. Underscoring this unwavering commitment, we are a proud sponsor of the Sheroes summit, a high-energy series of multi-city events where women thought leaders, disrupters and professionals from all walks of life come together.
UST Global and Sheroes are fundamentally aligned with regard to the core values of gender diversity and equal opportunity. This summit is themed around the power of building communities that encourage women to network, engage, learn, and to skill up. These are the very ideas we have been promoting within UST Global through various corporate initiatives and programs.
“Our partnership with Sheroes will further advance the cause of women empowerment in India. Attendees of the summit are sure to be inspired by the incredible women innovators and entrepreneurs in attendance. UST’s offerings at the summit, such as the Opportunity desk, leadership tech talk and take charge stories will also showcase our brand, our work, opportunities that we offer, celebrate our talent and provide professional mentorship to the Sheroes community.
On UST’s focus on diversity and empowering women to grow
“We recognize that a diverse organization is an innovation factory and a source of resilient growth. The diverse perspectives and inclusive culture at UST help us to innovate and come up with the best solutions for solving complex business demands. UST is fully committed, at all levels of management, to achieving diversity in all its aspects, gender diversity being an important dimension. We strive to provide a trust andcollaboration based work environment for our talent force to thrive, challenge status-quo, fully express themselves, and flourish in their careers. Through our initiatives and events such as the Sheroes summit, we hope to be able to spread awareness of our diverse culture and brand of women empowerment and make UST the employer of choice for women professionals, Anu Koshy said.
On UST’s culture of diversity and inclusion and related initiatives
True to our diversity credo, we have built up a strong culture that embraces inclusion.
We are continuing to roll out programs and initiatives to foster an inclusive environment for our team members to thrive and fully realize their innate potential to foster a high performance work culture. Our Human Resource and corporate programs include various initiatives that promote diversity, such as the Sheroes summit, Step It Up America program to train and employ veterans and women in the field of technology, Impact India program to bring in differently abled talent into the workforce, establishment of employee networks such as PRIDE and Network of Women Associates, and women’s mentoring program are some of the marquee initiatives that have had/are having powerful impact within UST offices, she added.
Anu Koshy Profile
Anu Koshy, Global Head for Diversity and Inclusion at UST Global, brings to bear nearly two decades of rich and multi-faceted experience on the complexities of running corporate programs across geographies, serving 20,000 diverse talent force, has has served in leadership roles running large scale digital enablement and transformation programs globally, in Business Development, Global Consulting, and Strategic Account Management.
Anu channels her passion for entrepreneurship and innovative thinking by leading UST Garage Ventures, an entrepreneurship program for associates. She also spearheads D3 (Dream, Develop Disrupt) – UST’s premier annual global technology conference that has taken the India tech scene by storm, by being the largest conference of its kind in India. Anu cherishes opportunities to be a strategic advisor by providing sales and delivery oversight for Costa Rica geography. She has previously managed a portfolio powering digital transformation for a Fortune100 Healthcare payer’s technology portfolio.
Anu brings her energy and zest for life into everything she does. She is based out of Los Angeles and is a passionate youth counsellor and teacher and likes to relax by dabbling in culinary experiments with international cuisine.