Xochitl Monteon has lived most her life as an “only.” The only immigrant. The only Mexican. The only woman. Now, as a leader at Intel, she works to create an environment where diverse mindsets foster innovation.
A universal language
Born in Mexico, Xochitl (pronounced SOH-chee) was 4 years old when her family immigrated to San Jose, California. Her parents were migrant farm and tannery workers with an incredible work ethic and self-starter attitude, something they made sure to instill in their children.
By Dr. Randhir Thakur | Chief Supply Chain Officer, Intel Corporation
Celebrating Black History Month brings opportunity to engage more deeply in conversations with friends, family members, and colleagues. While many are familiar with Dr. Martin Luther King’s civil rights efforts, we may not easily recall the importance he placed on economic equity in outlining his vision for a more inclusive world. In the famous “I Have a Dream” speech in 1963, King highlighted the “vast ocean of material prosperity” that lay beyond the reach of many American citizens. King knew that freedom depended a great deal on access to economic opportunities.
What do you do when a terrifying pandemic that has shaken the globe threatens to overwhelm your country? For Intel employees in Costa Rica, the answer was to offer their problem-solving expertise—and over 1,000 hours of highly technical work—helping the government develop an effective response plan.
February 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ - As part of its commitment to build a more equitable world, Intel will donate $5 million over the next five years to North Carolina Central University (NCCU), a historically Black college and university (HBCU), to create a new tech law and policy center. Steven R. Rodgers, Intel’s general counsel, will join the law school’s board of visitors to help direct additional resources and support for the law school.
Intel Corp. enabled PGE agreement with Avangrid Renewables to add 138-megawatts of new renewable energy, filling program’s original capacity.
PORTLAND, Ore., February 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Portland General Electric (NYSE:POR) today announced that Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) has joined PGE’s Green FutureSM Impact program. Intel’s participation is enabling PGE to enter into a 15-year agreement with Avangrid Renewables, a subsidiary of AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE:AGR), to purchase clean, emissions-free energy from a new 138-megawatt solar facility that will be developed in Wasco County, Oregon.
By Courtney Martin | Oregon Public Affairs Director, Intel Corporation
We’re excited to share our new Intel Oregon RISE Report.
Now is the time for all of us to invest in Oregon’s recovery and growth – and we want you to know how seriously we take our commitment to being a responsible partner in strengthening communities where we live and work, throughout Oregon.
by Natasha Martell Jackson, Social Equity Program Office at Intel
Commitment to 2023 Milestone – Focused on Goal to Increase African American Representation by 30%
We know what happens outside of Intel, is felt inside of Intel. It’s one of the reasons we have taken a stand to address social inequities globally. We believe in human rights, respect, freedom, and dignity for everyone which is reflected in Intel’s Global Human Rights Principles.
At Intel, we’re committed to creating a more diverse workforce and world. Bringing rich experiences and perspectives, our employees enable us to continue to innovate at the highest levels. We’re proud to amplify the experiences of our Black employees, highlighting the immense contributions and talents they bring to Intel every day. Read a few of their stories below, and learn how Tyrone, Khary, and Vernetta are empowered to transform the industry, working toward a more inclusive world, in which people can live authentically.