DXC is recognized for disability inclusion – an employee’s reaction

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We are excited to announce that DXC has received a top score of 100 on the 2017 Disability Equality Index (DEI), and have won a 2017 DEI Best Places to Work award. The DEI is a joint initiative between the US Business Leadership Network (USBLN) and the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD). The survey was completed by 100 Fortune 1000 companies.

As an individual with a disability and a member of the LGBTQ community, I often find myself feeling empowered about the kind of work I do at DXC as a member of the Diversity, Community & Philanthropy office supporting global communications. So, when I heard DXC had received another perfect score (CSC had scored similarly in previous years), I felt a sense of pride. The company I work for recognizes my contribution to our business and values that, while I may learn differently or have a different way of processing information, at the end of the day I am just like everyone else.

When I joined DXC in April 2016, I was new to the Inclusion & Diversity realm. Once I got my feet wet and started attending meetings, events, and working on various projects, I quickly realized that I had been given an opportunity to work on behalf of both the LGBT and Disability communities that I care so much about. I have had the opportunity to attend disability webinars with the National Organization on Disability and go to the Washington, D.C. pride festival. I am excited to continue these sorts of activities as DXC progresses as a new company.

Being an employee at DXC has allowed me to develop professional relationships with many of my colleagues which I believe is special, because it’s not often you find a dynamic work environment where you feel included and valued, no matter your background or ability.

“Diversity is at the core of our ability to serve our clients and shareholders, and it strengthens our reputation as the employer of choice in the IT industry and beyond.” See more about our commitment in DXC’s Corporate Responsibility Report.


Matthew Ellis headshot 2Matthew Ellis is a communications advisor on DXC Technology’s Inclusion & Diversity team. A contractor assigned to DXC, he is based in Tysons, Va. and considers himself a PR fanatic and a dog lover.

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