Monday, May 8, 2023

Cummins India Participates At 2023 WE Local Bengaluru Conference And Career Fair

* Over 50 Cummins representatives including global and India leaders

* More than 300 visitors to Cummins India booth at the SWE Career Fair

'* Meet the Leader' session organized to inspire women in STEM fields

Cummins India, the power technology leader, participated at the 2023 WE Local Bengaluru conference and career fair organized by Society for Women Engineers (SWE) during April 26 - 28, 2023. More than 50 representatives from Cummins, including global and India leaders, participated at the event as speakers, SWE global ambassadors, talent scouts, and conference attendees.

Participating across panel discussions, speaker sessions, networking events, and career fair at the event were notable leaders from Cummins, including Annapurna Vishwanathan, Chief Information Officer, Cummins India; Kavita Kaushik, Quality Champion and Director – Quality and Six Sigma, Cummins India; Karen Ramsey-Idem, Global Technical Operations Excellence and Capacity Planning Leader, Cummins Inc.; Neema Nair, Technical Director, Cummins India; Tushar Khobragade, Technical Director, Cummins India; Zakee Sheikh, Talent Acquisition Leader, Cummins India; and Dipti Bapat, Cummins Software and Electronics – Internal Combustion Engine Platform Leader, Cummins India.

Highlighting the company’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, Pradheepram Ottikkutti, Executive Director – Engineering and Chief Technical Officer, Cummins India said, “As a technology leader, Cummins India recognizes the importance of having a diverse and inclusive workforce to drive business success through new and innovative technologies. Women play an integral role in driving innovation, and it is essential to have a variety of perspectives and experiences on the table to engineer truly innovative engineering solutions and products for our customers. SWE is a valuable platform that inspires and motivates women to pursue rewarding tech careers by providing access to technology leaders and enthusiasts, fostering a sense of community, and creating a supportive network to help break-down gender stereotypes associated with the technology domain. Cummins India is committed to empowering women engineers and technologists by cultivating and nurturing an inclusive workplace where everyone can thrive and succeed.”

Over 300 conference participants visited the Cummins India booth at the SWE Career Fair to engage with Cummins leaders, talent scouts and SWE ambassadors, and learn more about Cummins’s technology innovations, culture, career opportunities, and success stories of women in tech. In line with the company's commitment to advancing women's interest and participation in STEM fields, a special 'Meet the Leader' session was organized for the conference participants. The session provided a platform for the participants to interact with Cummins leaders and talent scouts, gain insights on the role of technology in driving business innovation, and receive valuable advice on pursuing a successful career in engineering and manufacturing.

Excited about the company’s participation at the event and career fair, Anupama Kaul, HR Leader, Cummins India added, “Cummins India has a long-standing commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), which is fundamental to our approach to problem-solving. For us, prioritizing DEI is not only an ethical obligation but also a competitive advantage. We have set an ambitious goal for ourselves of 50% women representation across our workforce as we envision a future which is equally powered by women, where they have abundant opportunities to demonstrate their leadership, innovation, skill, and creativity. By collaborating with SWE to attract and mentor more women in technology, we hope to build a truly diverse and future-ready workforce that can drive innovation and success.”

Cummins India was the Silver Sponsor at the 2023 WE Local Bengaluru.

About Cummins Group in India

Cummins in India, a power leader, is a group of complementary business units that design, manufacture, distribute, and service engines and related technologies, including fuel systems, air handling, filtration, emission solutions, and electrical power generation systems. Its technology and pioneering initiatives are bringing innovative solutions and dependable services at the best possible value to users across the country. Its high-performance outlook is based on customer focus, integrity, and capability of its people. Part of the $28.1 billion Cummins Inc. USA, Cummins in India is a group of seven legal entities across 200 locations in the country with a combined turnover of ?23,200 crores in 2022 and over 10,000 employees. Learn more at

About Society of Women Engineers (SWE) and WE Local

The Society of Women Engineers strives to advance and honor the contributions of women at all stages of their careers and recognize the successes of SWE members and individuals who enhance the engineering profession through contributions to the industry, education, and the community. WE Local conferences are organized by SWE to bring together participants in all stages of their collegiate and professional journey. The conferences create space for engineers, technologists, and partners to connect through professional development sessions, inspirational speakers, networking opportunities, and more. WE Local attendees range from university students to senior-level professionals who come from a variety of engineering and technology disciplines, as well as non-technical backgrounds. The conferences also attract male allies who play an important role in advancing women in STEM.

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