We believe in contributing to the success of company team members and other stakeholders by collaborating to accomplish goals and address topics that are important to everyone.
IDEAcademy fuels insights through world-class leadership development training
Social psychologist and author of the New York Times best-selling book Presence, Dr. Amy Cuddy, inspired more than 500 attendees to be their boldest selves at the 2018 IDEAcademy event. Featuring thought leaders from around the country ranging from storytellers and sports enthusiasts to scientists and students, IDEAcademy offered something for everyone around the theme of “Fueling insights. Driving transformation.”
The free leadership development event endowed by Eastman in partnership with East Tennessee State University’s College of Business and Technology is an annual event, so watch a recap from this year’s event, or get up-to-date on information for the 2019 event by visiting www.IDEAcademy.com.
Raising the bar
Helping employees fully benefit from their career experiences is the goal of Eastman Professional Development Club. By engaging employees through networking and community activities, the organization facilitates the growth and development of Eastman employees as well as other professionals in the area. The focus is on enhancing key skills of members through programming that highlights specific areas of career and professional development.
Changing the face of technology
Because workforce diversity and inclusion are of utmost importance to Eastman, we are partnering with the National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT) Pacesetters to encourage gender parity in technical fields, particularly information technology.
NCWIT recognizes Eastman as "Change Leader in Tech Diversity" and features the company on its newly designed website, www.sitwithme.org. Known for the iconic "Red Chair" that illustrates the need for more women in IT, visitors will quickly learn about Eastman's commitments around empowerment, diversity and inclusion, and education.