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Women in Cloud

Employer of the Year

awarded to SOCO

SOCO receives inaugural Women in Cloud, Employer of the Year Award at Cloud Summit ’22.

Presented on May 17, 2022 in Miami Beach Florida, the Ingram Micro Cloud Summit ’22 Partner Award – Women in Cloud Employer of the Year recognises a partner who has demonstrated industry leading initiatives in which a diverse workforce can thrive and succeed.

SOCO has been recognised for its ability to deliver outstanding efforts to support women in the community, through building an environment that promotes and serves the talents of women.

We are all thrilled to receive this Award. SOCO has a strong, values driven culture that is the key to our shared success. We focus on people first and technology second. We have an ambitious goal to become a global top 100 great place to work and the Women in Cloud Award is a first step on this journey.

– Tom Rock, SOCO Executive Director, Strategy

SOCO are paving the way in leadership, innovation and influence with a commitment to continuously deliver an environment that promotes and celebrates the talents of women.

– Andrea Mullens, Vice President of Human Resources at Ingram Micro Cloud

Jen Gianoulis, a Consultant in SOCO’s Dynamics 365 team, attended the Summit on SOCO’s behalf to accept the Women in Cloud award.

The event celebrated the achievements of individuals and businesses on their work to support women in the community. This year’s honourees are high-achieving individuals and partners, within the Ingram Micro ecosystem, who have displayed extraordinary levels of innovation, leadership, and advocacy for Women in Cloud in 2021, in addition to excelling in attributes of their winning category.

SOCO has a unique approach of striving to provide a work environment that enables team members to optimise their contribution for clients whilst supporting their own personal choices. This has created a more diverse and inclusive working environment for all. The results include higher than industry standard employment ratios of women in technical teams, and employee Net Promoter scores substantially above the industry benchmark.

SOCO also supports and promotes women in the wider community.  The company recently contributed towards the #FemaleFaces4PublicPlaces initiative, which will see a statue celebrating Australian pioneer in STEM, Dr Abigail Allwood, placed at the Brisbane Planetarium. Read more in the Inspiring change for women in STEM article.

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