Diversity · Equity · Inclusion
Diversity · Equity · Inclusion
Fostering a diverse
culture to create
a better future
Fostering a diverse
culture to create
a better future
Retail Operation / Saudi Arabia
"As a Saudi women working for Samsung Electronics, I feel privileged to be part of such an environment where everyone is treated equally. We all work in one spirit towards the company goals and elevating the work atmosphere. I feel part of a family that will be there for me anytime, and I am there for them."
Business Strategy / USA
Seth Nicaulas Brown
"Every day, we wake up charged to build a more inclusive & diverse workforce at all levels to mirror the world around us and that of customers we serve. This diversity of thought, skill, and experience increases the capacity and reach of teams to build greater equality and equity."
Internal Communication / UK
"We are a global company, and with that comes diversity, different religions, racial identifications, and ethnic identities. It is your responsibility to understand your own biases and accept them openly. On the other hand, it is our responsibility to put our people and our customers first, and to that end, we must mirror our internal community with the external ones."
HR Business Partner / India
"I being a person with a disability and also a DEI council member, believe that it is our responsibility to together bring this culture change and be more inclusive as an organization. Incubating DEI council is a great step for SIEL towards the larger goal, and I have full faith that this will help in bringing in the best of talent from diverse groups to Samsung."
CS Planning / Colombia
"Since I had the opportunity to lead my team, I could fully understand how to build a diverse team that can strengthen our innovation, decisions, and results. DEI is more than a justice trend. It is a business strategy of efficiency, quality, and success."
System Structure Design / USA
"Unless you can feel it for yourself, it is impossible to get a good understanding of a need. Diversity of every kind is a critical part of having that sense. Only when we become one in spirit and belonging, can we contribute to our fullest."
Counselling / Vietnam
Trang Thi Hoang
"More than a workplace, Samsung allows me to do good things with the world. I spread the message of sharing and happiness through psychological counseling for Samsung employees to help them discover their values and build a healthy spiritual life. That is also the value of co-prosperity Samsung is pursuing. I am always proud and respectful of that."
Business Process Management / South Africa
"Diversity and inclusion ensure that our organization benefits from a wide range of background, experience, and expertise. The business case benefits in giving everyone a voice, regardless of gender, race, colour or creed, is visible from how we have been able to stay relevant and responsive in the various markets we operate in."
Corporate Social Responsibility / China
"With the development of digitization, intelligence, and automation in China, more and more women are dedicating themselves to social and economic development to chase their dreams and become a confident, self-improving, responsible, and inventive female talent in science and technology. We will provide training opportunities and expect more female talents in science and technology in the future."
Corporate Social Responsibility / UAE
"Long-lasting organizations excel at creating and embedding compelling diversity and inclusion practices as it empowers them to consider different perspectives while pursuing a common vision."
Manufacturing Line Management / Thailand
"I've been at this company since 2008. I'm LGBTQ, but I've never felt a difference from others. Rather, I got an opportunity to develop myself. My team supports diversity and encourages me to succeed in my career path by emphasizing my ability rather than gender. I enjoy my work and will continue to work with Samsung for as long as possible."
SIEL-S / India / Leader of Women in Samsung Electronics (WiSE)
“WISE is an ERG whose purpose is to empower and inspire women to break the glass ceiling within the company and the wider group. I believe in gender diversity and its benefits to an organization. 2022 was the start of the journey for WiSE, SIEL's first ERG. We had an education series focused on the what, why, and how of ERGs to allow employees to understand the concept and the role they can play.”
SEA / US / Leader of UNIDOS
“Being the National Leader of UNIDOS is a great honor as it allows me to contribute to creating a welcoming and engaging environment for our members and broader employee base. We established a partnership with DePaul University in 2022, providing free seminars to SEA's employees focused on personal development. We offered 7 seminars delivered by DePaul professors on topics including: Selling the Best Possible You, the Power of Introvert Leaders, and Mindfulness@Work.”
SEUK / UK / Leader of True Ability
“I see my invisible disabilities (dyslexia and dyspraxia) as superpowers as I bid to apply creative thinking and problem solving to great success. I want people to have confidence in their disabilities and see them as their superpowers. True Ability has been planning activities to raise awareness about disabilities and it is very much the start of the journey to educate, influence and evolve."
SEA / US / Leader of Galaxy of Black Professionals(GBP)
"We have been pushing and partnering for positive change for all. In 2022, we focused on expanding partnerships as a strategic pillar. We connected with 8 other US-based companies to create a suite of programs in honor of the Juneteenth celebration in 2022. This partnership remains active today and the conglomerate is working on the 2nd year of planning for our cross-company employees."
SAS / US / Leader of Military Appreciation Group(MAG)
“Building camaraderie and esprit de corps are key values in our mission as MAG. We have hosted monthly meetings with informative guest speakers, engaged in a couple of volunteering event, and celebrated important milestones for the military. I am also excited that we are including more than our employees at the Austin campus and have focused on those working at our satellite office and the Taylor construction camp.”
Samsung Pioneers Initiative
In Europe, we launched the 'Samsung Pioneer' initiative in October 2020, to promote gender equality and bring positive workplace changes to the IT industry through open forums, surveys, and media promotions.
STEM Girls’ Project: Solve For Tomorrow
In China, we launched a girls' talent development program for girls in the STEM fields in 2018. Since then, we have collaborated with excellent local schools in China to empower girls in the fields of science and technology.
Integrating Tech with Humanity: Samsung Innovation Campus
In Italy, the Samsung Innovation Campus operates with the goal of fostering female engineers. It supports young female employees who want to develop their technical talents and skills.
Sign Language Customer Service
In Türkiye, we started operating a sign language customer service for hard of hearing consumers in 2015. Since then, the sign language customer service for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing who cannot receive technical support despite inconvenience in using the product has expanded globally since 2021 and is now being operated in 57 countries.
Accessibility Advisory Group (Samsung Family Supporters)
In September 2022, we launched Samsung Family Supporters, a voluntary advisory group on product accessibility and usability comprised of our employees with disabilities and employee's family members who have disabilities. The 42 members with visual, hearing, and physical impairments participate in the testing of developmental-stage products and provide their feedback on accessibility features.
Sign Language Counseling and Education
As part of our efforts to provide an inclusive work environment for employees in Brazil, we offer counseling services in sign language for hearing-impaired employees as well as online and in-person sign language courses available to all employees at the Manaus production site. At the Campanas production site, we celebrate the Day of Persons with Disabilities every year by hosting special events that are mindful of accessibility.