Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.(SIE)
in California hosted its Diversity Speaker Series in September, which included talks by an LGBT Iraq War veteran, a Rwandan genocide survivor who now runs his own NGO to help disadvantaged youths, a social psychologist who tackles issues of workplace productivity, and the founder of the Muslim Women's Speaker Movement. The aim of these seminars was to recognize and embrace different ideas, perspectives, and cultures across SIE.
SIE also hosted 'Woman in Technology' panel discussion from leading women in business and 'Girl Scout Video Game Design Patch Workshop' in order to encourage more women to pursue careers in technology.
A Japanese matsuri
at the San Francisco offices on September 9th
and an Arts and Culture fair at San Mateo headquarters on September 15th
were also hosted by SIE, offering employees the opportunity to experience a diverse range of cultural activities and products.