by Tanya Thomas on  October 14, 2009 at 8:31 AM Lifestyle News
Dell's Kiwi Female Employees Enlighten Male Bosses On The 'Feminine Viewpoint'!
Dell, the computer major, is getting its female employees to mentor senior male colleagues in a bid to introduce them to female perceptions of the world of work and the daily challenges faced by them.

The scheme forms a wider project designed to help women get into the top positions in the IT sector.

"Women get to a certain point in their careers when they have to juggle both home and work life and there's a lot of extra pressure on them," the New Zealand Herald quoted a Dell official as saying.

Ingrid Devin, Dell's diversity manager for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region, said: "The feedback from the men was great.

"They realised that they have a lot to learn about the challenges that women face in the workplace, especially learning how to do the 'right thing'."

Source: ANI

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