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Windstream’s Diversity and Inclusion Efforts Win Recognition

September 8, 2020

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Windstream, a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions, is executing initiatives to promote diversity and inclusion (D&I) that are earning acclaim.

“At Windstream, we believe that having a diverse and inclusive culture brings many benefits including fostering innovation and collaboration, attracting and retaining top talent, and driving financial and operational results,” said Mary Michaels, chief human resources officer at Windstream. “Even more important, we believe promoting diversity and inclusion is the right thing to do. There’s always more to be done, but I’m proud of what the Windstream team has accomplished over the past year.”

In the past few weeks:

Windstream’s D&I priorities for this year include increasing awareness and education about the importance of having a diverse and inclusive workforce; targeting recruiting efforts to attract diverse applicants; continuing to expand employee resource groups, and raising awareness and educating all employees about unconscious biases.

Windstream’s D&I statement:

Connecting people in a world of infinite possibilities. At Windstream, we celebrate the authenticity and uniqueness of our people and their ideas. The diverse voices of our employees fuel our innovation and the inclusive culture we are building empowers each one of us to create amazing customer experiences.

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About Windstream

Windstream Holdings, Inc., is a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions. Windstream provides data networking, core transport, security, unified communications and managed services to mid-market, enterprise and wholesale customers across the U.S. The company also offers broadband, entertainment and security services for consumers and small and medium-sized businesses primarily in rural areas in 18 states. Services are delivered over multiple network platforms including a nationwide IP network, our proprietary cloud core architecture and on a local and long-haul fiber network spanning approximately 169,000 miles. Additional information is available at or Please visit our newsroom at or follow us on Twitter at @Windstream.

Scott Morris, 501-748-5342

Source: Windstream Holdings, Inc.