NJ LEEP, a college access and success program for high school students, recently honored Anne Madden and Honeywell with its 2018 Leadership in the Promotion of Diversity Award. NJ LEEP has had powerful results, with 100 percent of their graduates having been accepted into college.
Honeywell has embarked on a four-year program with NJ LEEP to support the class of 2021 through their high school years by providing mentoring, internships, debate prep, exposure to different professions and career paths, and activities to develop team building skills. Since the program started, students have met with the company’s aerospace and software engineers, lawyers, and leaders, and have visited Honeywell’s flight operations at the Morristown Airport to meet with pilots and learn about flying and aircraft (pictured above).
“Honeywell taught us about the amazing technology they create and how they use it to help people,” said Nikolle, a student at Lafayette Street School in Newark.
At the Leadership in Diversity Gala, Anne said, “We are tremendously pleased and honored to be recognized by an organization that is doing so much to empower young people and help produce a diverse and multi-talented workforce.”
The diverse perspectives and experiences of Honeywell’s workforce are critical to the company’s efforts to deliver a smarter, safer, and more sustainable world.