SAS is committed to fostering an inclusive culture and work environment where everyone can thrive, be their authentic self, and achieve their full innovative potential. We encourage and support our employees to use their voices to drive change for more equitable outcomes for traditionally marginalized groups. This work is deeply
As the new generations start to sweep into the workplace, we decided to take a peek into what Gen-Z looks for in their career. This post features two SAS employees from different generations. Our more senior employee, Savera Tanwir, asks questions of our Gen-Z mentor, Yutika Aggarwal, to take a
In 2021, the RFC and ABLE EIG recruited volunteers for focus groups and interviews to find out more about fitness, wellness, and recreation experiences of people with disabilities at SAS. To read more about that process, check out this SAS Life blog. As we celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month
SAS' multidimensional culture blends our different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives from employees in 59 countries worldwide. We want everyone to feel confident expressing their ideas and know they will be respected for their unique contributions and abilities. At SAS, it’s not about fitting into our culture; it’s about adding to
Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) are vital to growing the next-generation workforce. At SAS, enabling and empowering HBCUs is an intentional component of our diversity, equity and inclusion strategy. We are committed to supporting and engaging with HBCUs from outreach and recruitment to supporting HBCU faculty, administration and research,
Creating an inclusive work environment where employees can thrive and be their authentic selves is part of SAS’ Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) strategy. Our Employee Inclusion Groups (EIGs) are key to fostering a sense of belonging and acceptance. But what exactly do these groups do? Today, meet the Black
In 2021, the RFC and ABLE Employee Inclusion Group teamed up to find out more about fitness, wellness, and recreation experiences of people with disabilities at SAS. The goal was to understand employees' individual and collective experiences with the RFC, and opportunities to enhance accessibility and inclusivity of programs offered.
At SAS, we have a multidimensional culture that blends our different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives from employees in nearly 60 countries around the world. Our mission is to infuse diversity, equity, and inclusion into everything we do. At SAS, we are focused on increasing the diversity of our own workforce at all
Emojis are showing up in our data. Here's what you need to know when working with emojis in your SAS code.
Pride Month is a time to celebrate the progress made toward making our world more inclusive and equitable for the LGBTQ+ community. It’s also a time to recognize and shed light on the struggle against oppression, violence, inequity and social injustice that the Pride community has experienced for far too
In my 25 years in the data and analytics arena, I’ve had the good fortune to work across many sectors. Historically within the private sector, but more recently with the public sector. With digital transformation firmly on the agenda, public sector bodies are leading the way in many ways in
Organisations also need to ensure diversity when developing assets—those diverse teams that I mentioned before.
When you ask Mark Yost about what he does at SAS every day, his eyes light up. Mark’s our Assistant Manager for Food Services at SAS, but he’s so much more than that. He’s a champion for diversity and a leader who empowers his team to be the same. For
Former U.S. Chief Technology officer Megan Smith stressed the importance of continued investments in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in her keynote address at SAS Analytics Experience, sharing a quote from George Washington. In his first address to Congress, in 1790, Washington said, “There is nothing which can better
While men still outnumber women in the analytics field, there are plenty of opportunities available for women. At a recent Chief Data and Analytics forum, I was encouraged to see a well-balanced number of senior executives presenting about the business of analytics. Speakers included 12 women and 14 men, which indicates a