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Salesforce Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Pride Circle Foundation


Bangalore, Karnataka, India:

Salesforce (NYSE: CRM), the global leader in CRM, today announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Pride Circle Foundation. Salesforce will be the knowledge partner for the TRANSformation program, which aims to give LGBTQIA+ community for employability and entrepreneurship and the Youth Changemaker program where LGBTQIA+ & Engage students in problem solving on projects aimed at increasing LGBTQIA+ inclusion in education.

Pride Circle Foundation is a non-profit organization that actively works to uplift and empower LGBTQIA+ community in India and enable them to reach their full potential. This is achieved by giving them access to programs, tools and resources for skills, mentoring, employability, entrepreneurship and other support services.

Trailhead is Salesforce’s accessible online learning platform that helps everyone learn to seize opportunities in the Salesforce ecosystem. Leveraging Trailhead for the TRANSformation program and the Youth Changemaker program, Salesforce will enable LGBTQIA+ community with the opportunity to gain in-demand skills, resume-worthy references, and connect with the Salesforce community for mentorship and networking opportunities. Salesforce will also create skills-based modules for employability for unskilled and semi-skilled transgender grantees in Tier 1, 2, and 3 cities. instructions, company etiquette, etc. Upon completion of the program, the Pride Circle Foundation will continue to support grantees through various programs such as RISE Job Fair, Road to RISE, and Offline Hiring. The program will follow a hybrid structure of virtual and in-person training.

News comments:

Sanket Atal, SVP & Managing Director – Sites, Salesforce India, said, “At Salesforce, we are committed to advancing equality at work and in society. But equality will always be a work in progress, and this partnership with the Pride Circle Foundation is real work that can have a measurable impact. We are delighted to partner with the Pride Circle Foundation to meet our growing need for top talent and at the same time build an inclusive ecosystem that creates new hiring pipelines and opportunities for India’s booming Salesforce ecosystem.

Srini Ramaswamy, Co-Founder, Pride Circle Foundation & Pride Circle, said, “At Pride Circle Foundation, our mission is to enable and empower the LGBTQIA+ community and support them with employability and entrepreneurship initiatives that will make them financially independent. This program will work in two unique ways: to raise awareness of LGBTQIA+ issues and challenges faced by the community in India, while providing participants with industry-relevant skills that will open up new job opportunities for the LGBTQIA+ community within India. Salesforce ecosystem. »

About Salesforce

Salesforce, the global leader in CRM, empowers businesses of all sizes and in all industries to digitally transform and create a 360° view of their customers. For more information about Salesforce (NYSE: CRM), visit: www.salesforce.com.

About the Pride Circle

India’s premier diversity and inclusion organization whose mission is to enable and empower LGBTQIA+ people and support organizations in promoting a culture of belonging. We partner with over 350 companies across India to provide executive leadership development, comprehensive diversity and inclusion training, outreach, consultation, industry roundtables, research and publications, internships and professional networking opportunities that create safe, inclusive and welcoming work environments. Visit: www.thepridecircle.com

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