KFC to increase women workforce by 2X by 2024, to employ 5000 women employees

The brand also aims to double the footprint of special KFCs, operated by hearing & speech impaired team members, by 2024.
  • Nusra Deputy Features Editor
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KFC India today announced the KFC Kshamata program-a focused effort towards driving 2X Empowerment by 2024.

Taking forward the brand’s global diversity & inclusion agenda, KFC India aims to bridge the gender and ability imbalance gap and increase the women workforce at their restaurants by 2X by 2024.

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All-encompassing growth, with gender & ability parity is paramount for any brand to help its workforce realize their full potential. As a brand that aims to feed the world, it is our endeavour to ‘Feed our People’s Potential’, and KFC Kshamata strengthens our efforts in this direction,” shared Samir Menon, Managing Director, KFC India.

The brand also aims to double the footprint of special KFCs, operated by hearing & speech impaired team members, by 2024.

In addition, the brand would launch select, flagship Special KFCs across the country, that provide an elevated KFC experience for specially-abled team members as well as customers.

These zealous program objectives are supplemented with a sharp focus ontraining, retention and progression of these team members into key restaurant leader roles; keeping with the brand promise of ‘Feeding People’s Potential’.

“Moving beyond compliance, we pledge to nurture a culture of diversity, inclusion and respect. Our efforts with KFC Kshamata are both fully owned and championed by our committed franchise partners. Over the next few years, the program will focus on delivering business value by accelerating diversity and inclusivity,” added Menon.

With KFC Kshamata, the brand aims to have more than 5000 women team members and operate 70 ‘Special KFCs’ by 2024; including growing them into restaurant leader roles.

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KFC recently inaugurated an all-women operated restaurant in Hyderabad. With more than 15 team members, all women, including the Restaurant leadership team, this restaurant completely operates on woman-power.

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