Salesforce, (NYSE: CRM), a global leader in CRM has announced collaborations with GiftAbled, an organization that empowers people with disabilities; Skillible, an upskilling platform to help women start or restart their careers post a long break and the Pride Circle Foundation, a non-profit that works actively to uplift, and empower the LGBTQIA+ community in Indi
These collaborations aim to strengthen Salesforce India’s commitment to ensuring inclusion and diversity in the Salesforce ecosystem. These partnerships collectively aim to skill 1000+ people by 2023. GiftAbled, Skillible and The Pride Circle Foundation will empower participants to skill up with globally recognized credentials, transforming careers and becoming a part of the Salesforce ecosystem.
Salesforce will help empower People with Disabilities with Salesforce skills through the Salesforce Developer Catalyst Programme which provides trainees with in-demand digital skills through self-paced Trailhead content, soft skills training and live training with a Salesforce Certified Instructor.
The partnership with Skillible, aims to help women who have either quit or taken a career break to rejoin the workforce. The ‘Women For Tech’ or ‘Women In STEM’ program will re-skill and empower women to rejoin the workplace by offering access to mentorship programs, networking opportunities, and soft-skills training in addition to Salesforce Admin and Developer certifications through curated trails on the Trailhead platform.
With Pride Circle Foundation, Salesforce is the knowledge partner for the TRANSformation program – aimed at empowering the LGBTQIA+ community for employability and entrepreneurship and the Youth Changemaker program where LGBTQIA+ & Ally students problem-solve on projects aimed at increasing LGBTQIA+ inclusion in education. Leveraging Trailhead for the TRANSformation program and the Youth Changemaker program, Salesforce will empower the LGBTQIA+ community with the opportunity to achieve in-demand skills, resume-worthy credentials, and connect with the Salesforce community for mentorship and networking opportunities. The program will follow a hybrid structure of virtual and in-person training.