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Brown-Forman Recognized With Awards in Employee Engagement, Talent Acquisition, and Human Capital Management

5 Awards Presented to Brown-Forman in the areas of employee engagement, talent acquisition & human capital management
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LOUISVILLE, Ky., October 23, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Brown-Forman was recently recognized with five awards from Korn Ferry, Talent Board, and Brandon Hall Group in the areas of employee engagement, talent acquisition, and human capital management.

Harvard Business Review Best-Performing CEOs Ranking With CSRHub ESG Metrics

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Harvard Business Review (HBR) has published its annual global ranking of the 100 best-performing CEOs, with Pablo Isla of the Spanish fashion retail giant Inditex topping the list for the second year in a row. Following behind Isla in the #2 and #3 spots are Jensen Huang of NVIDIA and Bernard Arnault of LVMH. They’re joined by newcomers to the top 5 this year, François-Henri Pinault of Kering (#4) and Elmar Degenhart of the German automaker Continental (#5). Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff has climbed to the #6 spot, up from #12 in 2017.

Verizon Innovative Learning School Named One of America’s Best Urban Schools

Patrick Henry Preparatory Academy in Harlem Earns National Center for Urban School Transformation’s Highest Honor
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School is a lot different today than it was two years ago at P.S. 171, Patrick Henry Preparatory Academy in Harlem, NY. In 2016, when teachers wanted students to use computers in class, they rolled in the computer cart. Students lined up, took the laptops from the cart and brought them back to their seats. At the end of class, students lined up again to put the laptops back in the cart so they could be rolled over to the next classroom.  

Booz Allen Systems Engineer Theresa Wesley Honored with Society of Women Engineers Emerging Leader Award

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Only 13 percent of engineers and 26 percent of computer scientists in the workforce are women, and over 32 percent of women switch out of STEM degree programs in college, according to research by the Society of Women Engineers (SWE).

SWE aims to improve these statistics, inspire current and future STEM professionals, and empower women engineers worldwide with its annual awards.  At this year’s WE18 Conference October 18-20 in Minneapolis, SWE named Booz Allen Senior Lead Technologist Theresa Wesley among its 2018 Emerging Leaders.

MetLife Foundation and Verb Announce Winner of Financial Innovation Competition

Onward Financial receives $100,000 grant to expand full-service employee financial wellness program
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NEW YORK, October 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ – MetLife Foundation and Verb announced Onward Financial as the first place winner of the Inclusion Plus competition in the United States. The competition was open to entrepreneurs, non-profits and other social impact organizations focused on addressing the financial health needs of low- to moderate-income Americans. Standing out among more than 150 entries, Onward Financial received a $100,000 grant from MetLife Foundation.

P&G Wins Top Honor for Innovation

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“We are incredibly honored to have our packaging recognized this way,” said Kathy Fish, P&G’s chief research, development and innovation officer. “I am so proud of our organization for their passion and commitment to not only creating superior packaging experiences that make a difference for our consumers, but for embracing and developing sustainable packaging solutions.”

Booz Allen Announces 13 New Women of Color STEM Awardees

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While job market demand for STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) talent continues to grow, women and minorities remain underrepresented in STEM fields. According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, women hold less than 24 percent of U.S.-based positions in STEM fields. The disparity is even greater for women of color

VMware Named One of the 2018 World's Best Employers by Forbes

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We are proud to announce that VMware has placed #75 on Forbes' list of the world's best employers of 2018!

At VMware, our people transform the impossible into the essential. We challenge the status quo by inventing better ways of doing things. Our culture is one of possibilities. Where everyone is empowered to achieve success on their own terms. And together, we are shaping the future of business in a digital world.

To see the full 2018 list, click here.

Cornel West to Keynote 2018 Ohio Diversity & Leadership Conference

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COLUMBUS, Ohio, October 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Ohio Diversity Council is proud to welcome Dr. Cornel West as the keynote speaker for the 2018 Diversity and Leadership Conference. The conference will take place in Columbus, Ohio at the HYATT Regency Columbus on October 25, 2018.

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