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Women’s History Month: Wise Words for Future Leaders

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Navigating a career and leadership roles within an organization can be tough. We asked some of our women leaders across the ScottsMiracle-Gro business to share the experiences, successes and challenges of their leadership journey in order to inspire and encourage us all.

Question: What is one core message you would share with women today who hope to enter a leadership role?

Give yourself grace – Ann Aquillo, vice president of corporate affairs

Black & Veatch’s Incubator Launches Campaign for Coronavirus Solutions

‘IgniteX COVID-19 Response Accelerator’ aims to hasten development, deployment of innovations to stem pandemic
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., March 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ – From its prompting of citizens to socially distance themselves to its rising infection rates and economic devastation, the novel coronavirus pandemic has meant unprecedented, tragic disruption. It’s against that backdrop that a Black & Veatch initiative is leading a push to find and collaborate with startups and other innovators to expedite solutions that soften COVID-19’s impact on communities, with the hope that the future applications also extend beyond the pandemic itself.

“Be Yourself,” and Other Career Lessons From Booz Allen VP Patricia Porter

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On a recent cloudy Saturday morning, the pathway to Georgetown’s iconic Healy Hall was brightly peppered with colorful balloons and welcoming shouts of “We’re so glad you’re here!” This was Georgetown University’s 7th annual OWN IT Summit, a student-run event aimed at connecting millennial students with female leaders through compelling conversation, workshopping and panel discussions.

COVID-19 Emergency Management Services

Providing preparedness, response, and mitigation services to assist federal, state, and local partners with the containment of COVID-19
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Tetra Tech is a leading provider of emergency management and community resilience services across the entire continuum of devastating impacts of man-made and natural events. We are providing support to our clients to prepare for and respond to COVID-19 impacts.

Ventec Life Systems and GM Partner to Mass Produce Critical Care Ventilators in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

GM to also produce surgical masks to support frontline healthcare professionals
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BOTHELL, Wash., March 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Ventec Life Systems announced today General Motors will build VOCSN critical care ventilators at GM’s Kokomo, Indiana manufacturing facility with FDA-cleared ventilators scheduled to ship as soon as next month. This effort is in addition to Ventec taking aggressive steps to ramp up production at their manufacturing facility in Bothell, Washington.

Sesame Workshop Launches 'Caring for Each Other' Initiative to Help Parents and Children During Coronavirus Pandemic

Rich array of Sesame Street content, including newly produced Sesame Street Muppet moments designed to entertain, educate, and comfort parents, caregivers, and children
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In response to the unprecedented uncertainty facing young children and families, Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational organization behind Sesame Street, is offering a broad variety of free resources to help children and families during the coronavirus pandemic.

Feeding America Releases First Round of COVID-19 Fund Grants to Food Banks

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On March 13, Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization with a network of 200 member food banks across the country, announced the establishment of their COVID-19 Response Fund to help food banks across the country as they support communities impacted by the pandemic. Feeding America initially seeded the fund with $2.65 million to enable food banks to secure the resources they need to serve the most vulnerable members of the community during this difficult time. 

Smithfield Foods Supports Communities During COVID-19 Response With More Than $3 Million in Donations and Launch of “Good Food Challenge”

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SMITHFIELD, Va., March 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Smithfield Foods, Inc. today announced more than $3 million in cash and in-kind donations, including four million servings of protein, to support communities across America during the country’s response to COVID-19 (coronavirus).

Alexion Highlights Brighter Futures in 2019 CSR Report

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Alexion Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: ALXN), a global biopharmaceutical company focused on serving patients and families affected by rare diseases through the discovery, development and commercialization of life-changing medicines, releases its inaugural corporate social responsibility (CSR) report, Brighter Futures.

Resources From Discovery Education and Its Partners Available to Help Families and Students Promote Happiness During the COVID-19 Crisis

Join LG Electronics USA, Tata Consultancy Services, USC Shoah Foundation, Wings for Kids and The Allstate Foundation for an Interactive and Empowering #SELday
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SILVER SPRING, Md., March 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Dynamic digital content from Discovery Education and its partners is available to help families and students worldwide promote happiness on the first ever International Social and Emotional Learning Day. Created by the Urban Assembly and SEL4US, SEL Day recognizes the importance of social and emotional learning (SEL) for both students and communities.

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