I Am #HeForShe: Cummins Director of Market Innovation, Tim Proctor

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March is Women’s History Month. To celebrate, we’re featuring an ongoing series of articles throughout the month highlighting gender equality champions at Cummins Inc.

These Cummins employees have each taken the UN’s #HeForShe pledge, joining over 1.3 million individuals who are taking action to create a gender-equal world. We’ll feature one profile a day starting Monday, March 6, 2017 through Friday, March 10, 2017.

The fourt Q&A in our #HeForShe profile series features Tim Proctor, Executive Director of Product Management and Market Innovation, Cummins Inc. Tim has been with Cummins for 12 years.

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Q. What is your motivation/reason to be an advocate for women and gender equality?

“I want to help promote gender equality because it’s critical for us to work in an environment where everyone can bring their whole self to work and do their best work. Promoting diversity in our teams brings greater innovation to the products we design and makes Cummins a fun and inspiring place to work.”

Q. Do you have any words of advice/wisdom/encouragement for women in the workplace?

“Seek out work that you’re passionate about and work for people that inspire you.”

Q. What are some ways that men can be champions and advocate for gender equality?

“The first step is simple – just let people know that you think it’s important!”

Related Resources

Hear from the rest of Cummins’ gender equality champions in our ongoing #HeForShe profile series.

For more information on the HeForShe movement or to take the #HeForShe pledge, visit HeForShe.org. You can also follow the movement on Twitter and Facebook.


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