Solomon Water is proud to participate in this year’s International Women's Day parade to showcase its support for gender equality and the empowerment of women in Solomon Islands.
The theme of this year's International Women's Day parade is "DiGiAll: Celebrating, Learning, Empowering and Protecting Women of Solomon Islands through Technology - Achieving gender equality while innovating."
“We are delighted to participate in this year’s International Women's Day parade and showcase our female staff who play a significant role in the day-to-day operations of Solomon Water and our vision of “Safe water for a healthy nation”,” said Acting CEO Unni Kesavan. “Solomon Water recognizes the importance of gender equality and the need to promote diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. We believe that by empowering and supporting our female staff, we are creating a more equitable and sustainable future for the Solomon Islands.”
In 2017, Solomon Water subscribed to the Waka Mere Commitment to Action to improve employment opportunities for women in Solomon Islands. This included committing to promoting opportunities for women in non-traditional jobs and SW continues with this philosophy enshrined in its recruitment and other business practices.
As of February this year, Solomon Water has a total of 53 women staff in various technical, engineering and leadership roles and divisions, including the Head of Corporate Services.