MALVERN, PA — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) announced it has become a Gold Sponsor of Women in Electronics (WE), a charitable organization committed to advancing gender parity in the electronics industry. With a focus on fostering leadership development, mentorship, and community initiatives, Vishay aims to contribute to a future that is more diverse and inclusive.
The alignment with WE will enable progress toward the empowerment of women in the electronics industry and related markets. As a complement to the company’s internal resources, Vishay will offer WE programs that aim to increase employee advancement through leadership development, mentorship, career coaching, strategic industry networking, and educational resources.
“We take great pride in our support for Women in Electronics and their unwavering dedication to fostering the professional growth and advancement of women in the electronics industry,” said Joel Smejkal, President and Chief Executive Officer at Vishay. “We are delighted to be actively involved in a community that champions women and contributes to the industry’s transformation towards a more inclusive and diverse future.”
“Our team is grateful for the valuable partnership with Vishay,” said Jackie Mattox, WE Founder and Chief Executive Officer. “With their support, we can continue to deliver essential development programs, resources, thought leadership, and impactful events that drive progress towards diversity, equity, and inclusion in the electronics industry and beyond. We are excited to welcome Vishay into our sponsor family, where the collective goal is to foster a nurturing environment where every individual can thrive and find a true sense of belonging.”