International Game Technology PLC (IGT) announced that the company won the “Diverse and Inclusive Team of the Year” award at the 10th annual Women in Gaming Diversity Awards, held this month in London. The global awards program honors excellence in promoting diversity and inclusion within the gaming industry.
IGT Las Vegas’ Women’s Inclusion Network (WIN with IGT Las Vegas) was the team recognized for realizing its mission of empowering women at IGT through networking, professional development and mentorship opportunities.
“I am tremendously proud of the work that the member-led WIN with IGT Las Vegas group is doing to advance diversity and inclusion within IGT,” said Kim Lee, IGT vice president diversity and inclusion. “Winning the Diverse and Inclusive Team of the Year award reinforces the importance and quality of this group’s work, and supports our commitment to making IGT a diverse and inclusive workplace for all 12,000-plus of our employees around the world.”
WIN with IGT Las Vegas was founded in 2018 and is one of several Employee Business Resource Groups within IGT. In its inaugural year, the employee-led group achieved many milestones such as creation of Comfort Zone parking for expectant mothers, deployment of Lean In circles within IGT, and participation in multiple community events that benefit women in the Las Vegas community.