CGI (NYSE: GIB) (TSX: GIB.A) announces today that Gabrielle Corria, Recruitment Lead for South Wales at CGI, has been awarded the 2017 Rising Star award at the seventh annual FDM everywoman in Technology Awards. The Rising Star award is presented to a woman aged under 26 who is excelling in a career in technology.
Gabrielle has been part of the team at CGI since 2007, and is responsible for sourcing local talent and managing the full recruitment cycle for South Wales. Gabrielle is passionate about increasing the number of young women pursuing careers in technology and is working closely with Careers Wales to give visibility to the various career opportunities within CGI.
Gabrielle Corria, said: “It is a great honour to be recognised with such a prestigious award - this would simply have not been possible without the support of my team. I hope this award will encourage and motivate others, in particular young women, to have the determination to develop successful careers within IT.”
Karen Townsend, Vice President, Human Resources, CGI UK, said: “We are extremely proud of Gabrielle, she is an invaluable member of our team and sets a fantastic example for others.”
The 2017 everywoman in Technology Award ceremony and dinner took place 9 February 2017 at the London Hilton on Park Lane following the everywoman Technology forum. The forum is the largest in the UK for women who are aspiring to advance their careers and become future leaders.
Founded in 1976, CGI Group Inc. is the fifth largest independent information technology and business process services firm in the world. Approximately 68,000 professionals serve thousands of global clients from offices and delivery centers across the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific, leveraging a comprehensive portfolio of services, including high-end business and IT consulting, systems integration, application development and maintenance and infrastructure management, as well as 150 IP-based services and solutions. With annual revenue in excess of C$10 billion and an order backlog exceeding C$20 billion, CGI shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE (GIB). Website: www.cgi.com.
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