Veeam Software Awards $25K to Nonprofit Women Who Code
The World’s Largest Community of Women in Tech is One of 6 Nonprofits to Receive Charitable Support From The Billion-Dollar Data Security Company
ATLANTA - FEBRUARY 10TH, 2023 — Women Who Code (WWCode), the largest global nonprofit dedicated to empowering diverse women in technology, is proud and honored to announce that Veeam Software, an industry-leading platform provider in the data security space, is making a $25,000 donation to the organization. This will support WWCode’s mission to inspire diverse women everywhere to excel in technology careers.
Veeam Software is making this contribution as part of a global philanthropic effort that will see similar support given to a total of ten nonprofits that exemplify the company’s values. This includes the Atlanta Community Food Bank (Feeding America), People in Need, Trash Hero, ROBI, WORLD VISION ARMENIA, CHILDREN OF ARMENIA FUND, Malaysian Red Crescent Society (established branch of British Red Cross), Ronald McDonald House Charities Malaysia.
From left to right: Alaina Percival, CEO, Co-Founder, Women Who Code - John Jester, Chief Revenue Officer at Veeam, Paige Elliott. Engagement and DE&I Manager at Veeam
“The technology industry’s future success depends on ensuring our business reflects society at large. That’s why organizations like Women Who Code are so important. They play a critical role in helping us to build an inclusive industry that offers opportunities to everyone,” according to John Jester, Chief Revenue Officer at Veeam. “We’re proud to partner with Women Who Code, with a joint commitment to inspire more women to join the technology industry and contribute to providing mentorship and professional development opportunities. It aligns with our mission at Veeam to attract, retain and grow our female talent.”
Veeam Software’s support of Women Who Code will help the global organization continue to develop its programming which provides 1,900 free technical and career development events each year, grow their global community which connects technical women across 147 countries, increase advocacy communications that highlight important social topics, and provide scholarships and opportunities to their 320,000 members.
“Women Who Code is doing essential work. We’re changing the face of technology, opening up innovation to inclusivity, and helping to create a better and more diverse future,” said Alaina Percival, CEO and Co-Founder of Women Who Code. “We can’t do any of that without the support of donors like Veeam Software, which understand that technology needs to be open to everyone, and that there are essential benefits to having diverse women working at every level.”
About Veeam Software
Veeam® provides organizations with resiliency through data security, data recovery and data freedom for their hybrid cloud. The Veeam Data Platform delivers a single solution for Cloud, Virtual, Physical, SaaS and Kubernetes environments that give businesses peace of mind their apps and data are protected and always available so that they can keep their businesses running. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, with offices in more than 30 countries, Veeam protects over 450,000 customers worldwide, including 82% of the Fortune 500 and 72% of the Global 2,000. Veeam’s global ecosystem includes 35,000+ technology partners, resellers, service providers, and alliance partners. To learn more, visit www.veeam.com or follow Veeam on LinkedIn @veeam-software and Twitter @veeam.
About Women Who Code
Women Who Code (WWCode) is an international nonprofit that empowers diverse women to excel in technology careers. WWCode is building a world where diverse women and historically excluded people thrive at every level. The organization has executed more than 15,000 free events around the world, garnered a membership exceeding 320,000, and delivers programming to members in 147 countries. Help empower even more women to advance in tech with the training and community they need to succeed by supporting WWCode. Learn more at womenwhocode.com