Updated December 16th, 2023 at 12:44 IST

Cognizant, Nasscom to join hands for 'Shakti'

This partnership aims to prioritise and enhance D&I as a defining feature of the industry.

Reported by: Business Desk
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Cognizant, a multinational in IT services, has joined hands with Nasscom to diversify and inclusion in India's technology sector. 

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The partnership introduced 'Shakti,' a unified framework dedicated to empowering women in technology.

Within Shakti, initiatives like 'RISE' aid mid-level women associates in leadership development, 'Propel' focusses on coaching senior women for career acceleration, 'Returnship' supports those returning after a break, and 'Be Gritty' hones fresh campus hires' growth mindset.

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With over 50,000 members, the 'Women Empowered Affinity Group' plans to boost women's work experiences and drive business impact.

Cognizant also unveiled a year-long campaign spotlighting women's contributions through real-life stories, to create an inclusive workplace.

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Additionally, Cognizant launched 'Synapse,' a training initiative set to empower over a million individuals with tech skills, including generative AI.

From digital literacy to advanced AI, Synapse aims to achieve a significant milestone in tech training.

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Published December 16th, 2023 at 12:44 IST