Hear from Siemens Healthineers Head of Corporate Sustainability

Hear from Siemens Healthineers Head of Corporate Sustainability

 September 20, 2023

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"We need to address unconscious biases and gender stereotypes that discourage girls and women from pursuing STEM careers," attests Maiya Shibasaki, Head of Corporate Sustainability at Siemens Healthineers.

Maiya is one of the many women at Siemens Healthineers leading the way in embracing equity in healthcare and beyond.

Maiya believes that equity is an essential aspect of sustainable development. 

Passionate about her work, Maiya is committed to embracing equity, and has made a significant contribution within her field.

Generating innovation from diversity 

Maiya has lived and worked internationally. Listening to others and understanding their different backgrounds is an integral part of her life.

For Maiya, building a more equitable society starts with creating a truly inclusive environment in which everyone can use their individual strengths and shine.

Maiya believes that creative ideas and innovations can arise even better when different perspectives, backgrounds, and ways of thinking come together. 

Promoting gender equality at work

With her education in process engineering, Maiya is a strong advocate for early access to training and education opportunities in STEM fields, particularly for under-represented groups.

In her role at Siemens Healthineers, Maiya also monitors the gender diversity in leadership positions which is an important component of the company's sustainability strategy. One specific goal is to promote gender equality on all levels of the organization by increasing the number of women in senior management positions. In addition, it is also important for Maiya to address biases and create a more equitable workplace.

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