Uber, global personal mobility company is partnering with Pride Circle’s first ever job fair in India, Reimagining Inclusion for Social Equity (RISE) to help the LGBTQI+ community to land the job of their dreams. The career fair will be held on Thursday, July 12 at The Lalit Ashok, Bengaluru.
In a bid to support the community, Uber will change all in-app routes in Bengaluru with rainbow colours for the entire day on July 12. As part of the partnership with RISE, Uber will have an attractive experience booth at the venue giving people an opportunity to share their views on what ‘Equal opportunity means to them.’
Vishpala Reddy, Regional HR Director, APAC, Uber, said,“At Uber, our diversity and inclusivity agenda is an organizational priority. We want to create a workplace that is inclusive and reflects the diversity of our employees as well as the cities we serve. We commend the efforts of Pride Circle in organising India’s first ever inclusive career fair. We hope to see India move forward as a country that recognises talent and ensures a conducive work environment for all.”
Uber has successfully incorporated LGBTQ-related policies and practices both in India, SA as well as globally. For the past four years, Uber has consistently earned a top score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index (CEI), with 4 of its global offices named Best Place to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality.