Press Release: Lam Research Receives IRI Excellence Award for Culture of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
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Lam Research Receives IRI Excellence Award for Culture of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 30, 2023||CONTACT: NAM Media Relations|
|Lam Research Receives IRI Excellence Award for Culture of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion|
Washington, D.C. – The Innovation Research Interchange, a division of the National Association of Manufacturers that helps companies customize, implement and scale impactful innovation for bottom-line results and top-line growth, recognized Lam Research as the recipient of the 2023 IRI Excellence Award for Culture of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. The award recognizes companies that have demonstrated a strong commitment to fostering a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion and have implemented robust programs to support these values.
“IRI made a commitment to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion within innovation because our research dating back more than 10 years has shown that diverse innovation teams outperform nondiverse teams. Lam Research is an example of the positive results from their commitment to their employees. I am happy to present the inaugural IRI Excellence Award for Culture of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion to Lam Research,” said Lee Green, assistant vice president, strategic communities at IRI.
Lam Research operates robust programs that support diversity, equity and inclusion. These programs include employee resource groups, mentorship programs and unconscious bias training. These initiatives have helped create a workplace culture that values diversity and celebrates differences, enabling Lam Research to attract and retain top talent from diverse backgrounds.
“We are honored to be the first company recognized with the IRI Excellence Award for Culture of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. This award is a reflection of our commitment to the success of our employees and to make Lam an inclusive workplace for all,” said Antoinette Hamilton, global head of inclusion and diversity at Lam Research.
The Innovation Research Interchange—a division of the National Association of Manufacturers—is an influential organization dedicated to the advancement of technological innovation and research. Since its establishment in 1938, IRI has fostered collaboration among industry leaders, facilitating knowledge sharing and promoting excellence in research and development. For more information, please visit www.iriweb.org.
Lam Research is a global leader in semiconductor manufacturing equipment. Lam Research’s mission is to enable its customers to shape the future of electronics by providing market-leading equipment and services for semiconductor wafer processing.