Embracing Diversity and Defining Possible
“Achieving our best culture means understanding the ‘why’ behind what we do – where our organization is headed, why it is changing, and why the changes are so important to our employees, customers and the global community. We deliver on our commitments with bold innovation and operational excellence, because our mission is your experience.” Northrop Grumman aspires to create a workplace where every employee is empowered to think differently and encourages fierce curiosity and a pioneering spirit. the company’s commitment to inclusion is reflected in its diverse workforce that embraces people of color, women, veterans, people with disabilities and the LgBtQ community. diversity enables northrop grumman to define new possibilities every day by designing, developing, building and supporting some of the world’s most advanced systems – from undersea to outer space and cyberspace. shawn Purvis knows what it takes to enable this global enterprise. As a leader in the technology and engineering field, she is an active voice and advocate for others. Her team ensures that 90,000 employees are equipped to drive northrop grumman’s performance and provide next-generation capabilities around the world. the strong foundation that her team has built enables northrop grumman to rapidly address customers’ needs and ensure a secure and stable environment in a world that is constantly evolving. Along with driving company performance through innovative technological solutions and enabling the massive technology infrastructure to protect the network, her team is also charged with leading a digital transformation and advancing collaboration systems that promote agility and efficiency. Embracing disruptive thinking in the effort to shape the future requires changing how one works, thinks and learns. Purvis’ team is paving the way in driving a transformation that will redefine the approach to engineering and manufacturing.