Micron Technology Announces $10 Million Commitment to Diversity

Micron Technology Announces $10 Million Commitment to Diversity

Micron Technology in Boise, Idaho, has announced commitments through its foundation totaling $10 million in support of programs and activities that support women and other underrepresented groups.

Announced in conjunction with the publication of the company's first annual Diversity & Inclusion Report, the commitments include grants awarded by the company's newly established Advancing Curiosity Fund and Diversity and Opportunity Fund for Virginia Institutions of Higher Education, as well as support for STEM camps for girls in Japan and Taiwan. The company also will broaden its efforts to identify programs that support underrepresented groups at institutions of higher education around the globe.

"We recognize that embedding diversity and inclusion into all aspects of the organization will require continued focus and tenacity," said Micron Technology global head of diversity and inclusion Karen Metz. "This inaugural Micron report sets the foundation for driving and measuring meaningful change as we accelerate our efforts to build a global workforce that reflects the world that we live in, and the diversity of thought we need to drive innovation and competitive advantage."