PUNE: Cummins India received the Diversity and Inclusion Partner Award as well as the Outstanding Professional Development Event Award at the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) 2022 WE Local Awards. Cummins India Technical Organization’s Leading Inclusion for Technical (LIFT) Employee Resource Group (ERG) won the Diversity and Inclusion Partner Award, while Cummins College of Engineering for Women’s (CCEW) The Grey Project won the Outstanding Professional Development Event Award. Cummins India is the industry sponsor of the SWE affiliate at CCEW.
On the Diversity and Inclusion Partner Award, Pradheepram Ottikkutti, Executive Director – Engineering, Cummins India said,
“We, at Cummins India, are proud to receive the prestigious Diversity and Inclusion Partner Award. Today, Cummins India Technical Organization has over 100 active SWE members, who along with the LIFT ERG, are determined to support the development and inclusion of women at all levels. I truly believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion are vital for Cummins India to continue our journey on innovation, prosperity, and long-term success. We are now focused on accelerating our inclusion journey to achieve our objective of 50% female representation.”
Jim Fier, Vice President – Chief Technical Officer, Cummins Inc said,
“Focusing on diversity, equity and inclusion is not new at Cummins. It is part of who we are and how we innovate and solve complex problems better and faster. Cummins India is a leader in the company, and in society, for taking action to create an environment where everyone is included and can succeed. This award from the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) is a great reminder that we should pause and celebrate the progress made – while we also move forward to do more.”
On winning the Outstanding Professional Development Event Award, Pradheepram Ottikkutti, Executive Director – Engineering, Cummins India added,
“We are incredibly delighted about CCEW’s The Grey Project winning the Outstanding Professional Development Event Award. The project is part of SWE-CCEW’s mentorship program aimed at developing a pipeline of future women leaders equipped with the skills and competence needed to succeed in the industry. I am a strong proponent of mentorship and believe that it not only benefits the mentees in their career advancement but also assists the young mentors in propelling their leadership journey.”
Diversity and Inclusion Partner Award recognizes groups that promote diversity and inclusion and show commitment to SWE and SWE’s mission and goals. LIFT – an Employee Resource Group (ERG) at Cummins India Technical Organization won this award for achieving progress in women’s inclusion in the organization by:
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