Mentor Graphics Earns International Award for Serving as a Model Company for Working Families
Wilsonville, OR--September 24, 1996--The International Women's Forum has named Mentor Graphics Corp. (Wilsonville, OR) a recipient of the 1996 "Corporations That Make a Difference Award." The IWF each year celebrates workplace diversity, support for the advancement of women, and enlightened leadership by recognizing individuals and corporations that improve the workplace for women. Mentor Graphics is one of nine companies worldwide to receive the award.
Working Mother magazine also recognized Mentor Graphics by naming it one of the 100 most innovative companies supporting working families, for the fourth consecutive year. The magazine selects and ranks companies based on their support for child care, family-friendly benefits, and pay and career advancement opportunities for women.
Mentor Graphics will be officially recognized at the IWF's annual conference Friday, October 4, 1996 in Boston. The ceremony is part of a comprehensive program that will bring together women leaders from around the world to discuss issues of common concern.
The centerpiece of Mentor Graphics' Work/Life Programs continues to be its Child Development Center at the company's headquarters.The Carnegie Foundation recently featured the center in a documentary on the status of children in America for the National Governor's Association Summit on Children.
A full-time, highly trained and dedicated staff educate and care for 95 children (infants to kindergarten age) per day. The center is accredited by the National Academy of Early Childhood Programs and meets rigorous education and care accreditation standards that exceed state requirements.
8005 S.W. Boeckman Rd.
Wilsonville, OR 97070
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