Vecna Robotics Named SWE WE Local 2021 Diversity and Inclusion Partner Award Winner

Amanda Baier
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Vecna Robotics has been named the recipient of The Society of Women Engineers WE Local 2021 Diversity and Inclusion Partner Award. For more than six decades, SWE has given women engineers a unique place and voice within the engineering industry. The SWE strives to advance and honor the contributions of women at all stages of their careers as well as recognize the successes of SWE members and individuals who enhance the engineering profession through contributions to industry, education and the community. WE Local Awards provide additional opportunities to recognize outstanding SWE members, SWE groups and individuals.

The Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) Partner Award recognizes groups that promote diversity and inclusion and show commitment to SWE and/or SWE’s mission and goals. Vecna Robotics has received the SWE WE Local 2021 Award  based on the following qualifications.

  • Have made significant impacts in the acceptance and advancement of women and those who identify as women / female and in the promotion of diversity and inclusion in engineering or an engineering-related field.
  • Have developed or contributed programs to promote, advance, and encourage women in STEM related fields.
  • Exhibit strong ties to SWE and SWE’s mission, including SWE membership.
  • A small company with 500 or fewer employees.

Vecna Robotics was named the winner of the SWE WE Local 2021 Award for both internal and external efforts which support diversity and inclusion. The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee at Vecna Robotics aims to: create internal awareness of the unique qualities contributed by each member of the team; ensure a diverse candidate pool and equitable hiring and internal application processes; promote inclusiveness and diversity in STEM for the communities we live and deploy robots in through education and community service; and ensure the accessibility of our internal tools and solutions to all that use them. Vecna Robotics has also hosted events for Women in Robotics. Women in Robotics is a professional network for women who who work in or aspire to work in the robotics industry.

 

Read more about Vecna Robotics events with Women in Robotics:

Bridging the Gap: Robotics in Industry and Academia with Daniela Rus and Clara Vu 

 

Read about other awards Vecna Robotics has received:

MassTLC names Vecna Robotics to Tech Top 50 Awards 

Vecna Robotics named as Best Overall Robotics Company by the AI Breakthrough Awards for AI Orchestration Engine

Vecna Robotics Named a BostInno ‘Inno on Fire’ Innovation Award Winner