A Commitment to Giving Back to the Community

A Commitment to Giving Back to the Community

Stacey Shiringcommunity impact, cultureLeave a Comment

InfoTrust has a long history of giving back to the local community on a regular basis. In fact, a commitment to social responsibility is a cornerstone of our culture and company mission. InfoTrust fosters an environment of helping others by providing employees with opportunities to to give back in many ways, such as quarterly service events, the annual Thanksgiving Basket Brigade, and participating in the Paige’s Princess Run

I love being part of an organization the believes in actively supporting others and the numerous opportunities I’ve had to be part of something bigger than myself. This last quarter I had the privilege to represent InfoTrust as a Speed Mentor and Table Host at the annual American Heart Association’s STEM Goes Red event.

Stacey Shiring

STEM Goes Red

More than 200 young women from 16 different schools attended the STEM Goes Red at the Cintas Center in Cincinnati on November 12, 2018. As one of 100 Speed Mentors and Table Hosts at the event, I had the opportunity to encourage young women to go into  STEM fields that they may not know much about such as science, technology, engineering and math.

The goal of the STEM Goes Red event was also to teach young women that heart disease is the number-one killer of women and that a few healthy habits could prevent problems. There were sessions on eating better, exercise and CPR. The girls also learned about the importance of blood pressure and managing stress.

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Much of the current medical research and development regarding heart disease is being done on men and as a Speed Mentor and Table Host at this event, I had the opportunity to encourage young women to consider a STEM career. We need to have more female researchers tackling problems that affect women’s health and well-being, and the STEM Goes Red Event is one way to encourage young women to consider fields in STEM.

It was an exciting day of interacting with young women interested in learning more about STEM careers while promoting heart-healthy habits. And while I was there to support members of the local community, I received so much back from them by hearing their passions for STEM careers and helping them connect with people in our community who will be able to help them achieve those goals.

I am grateful to work for a company that fosters an environment of service to others. It’s the InfoTrust way and I feel that it not only makes me a better member of the community but a better team member!

Do you want to be part of a company that believes in social responsibility and encourages its employees to be active stewards of caring in the community? Then you should check out the latest opportunities at InfoTrust today!

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