NSBE Boston Announces Partnership with Sensata Technologies to support Equity & Inclusion in STEM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 11/23/2022

 

BOSTON, MA – NSBE Boston is pleased to announce a Gold level sponsorship with Sensata Technologiesa global industrial technology company striving to create a cleaner, more efficient, electrified and connected world. Through its broad portfolio of sensors, electrical protection components and sensor-rich solutions which create valuable business insights, Sensata helps its customers address increasingly complex engineering and operating performance requirements.

 

Headquartered in Attleboro, Sensata is committed to ensuring employees feel a sense of belonging and respect every day and can bring their true selves to work to engage, contribute and deliver results. They believe Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is critical to the company’s commercial success, as an engaged workforce fosters creativity, fuels innovation, guides business strategies and drives long term success. 

 

Sensata is also committed to identifying and preventing discrimination in their business practices and have codified these commitments by tying progress towards gender and ethnicity goals to the variable compensation of the company’s Strategy Leadership Team (SLT).

 

The Company has a long-standing commitment to promoting STEM awareness among youth. In fact, Sensata launched its own non-profit Sensata Foundation in 2017 to empower the next generation of engineers and support communities where the company’s employees live and work. The partnership with NSBE Boston will further strengthen efforts to create career and professional development opportunities for minorities in STEM. 

 

From Lynne Caljouw, Chief Human Resources Officer: “We are excited for Sensata Technologies to partner with NSBE Boston for the first time as a sponsor. As a partner and sponsor, we will hold each other accountable and are committed to supporting and promoting the success of Black engineers and professionals in the Greater Boston area. NSBE’s mission to foster DEI and positively impact the community are shared with Sensata’s, as outlined in our 2021 Sustainability Report.”

 

Through this partnership, Sensata will provide Gold level support to NSBE Boston, including a named scholarship sponsorship. Through this sponsorship, the firm will collaborate on 2023 STEM initiatives with professional & career development programs aimed at both professionals and students, mentoring and community engagement programs

 

Current NSBE Boston President Alexis Smith-Attuquayefio, added: “NSBE Boston is pleased to partner with Sensata in our efforts to advance STEM careers. Sensata has been a leader in technological development and we believe that this partnership will strengthen our collective efforts to create career opportunities for our members and maintain a diverse workforce at Sensata. Together we will advance STEM through unique community events, networking, and other collaborative projects”.

 

With more than 30 years of providing channels of opportunity for academic and career advancement to the Black/African American communities in Massachusetts, NSBE Boston has a membership of Black Professionals spanning the New England area.

For more information on this Sensata and NSBE Boston partnership, please contact Runako Daniel at partnership@nsbeboston.org.

ABOUT SENSATA
Sensata Technologies (NYSE:ST) is a global industrial technology company striving to create a cleaner, more efficient, electrified and connected world. Through its broad portfolio of sensors, electrical protection components and sensor-rich solutions which create valuable business insights, Sensata helps its customers address increasingly complex engineering and operating performance requirements. With more than 21,000 employees and global operations in 13 countries, Sensata serves customers in the automotive, heavy vehicle & off-road, industrial, and aerospace markets.
Learn more at www.sensata.com and follow Sensata on LinkedInFacebook and Twitter.

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