Drexel University announced a collaboration with Merck & Co., Inc., on a new initiative that will help diverse business owners enhance their leadership and business acumen and strengthen and grow their companies. The inaugural cohort of the newly launched “Merck Drexel Advanced Leadership Program for Diverse Suppliers (Merck Drexel ALP)” began coursework for the four-month certificate program last week.
Medtronic women #ChooseToChallenge Gender Bias and Inequity
Njairé McKoy learned about perseverance from her mother, Marion, a physician whose family immigrated from Guyana to England. More than once, a patient assumed her mother was a nurse. Another got up and left when she walked into the exam room, apparently shocked to learn that Dr. Bobb-McKoy was a 6-foot-1-inch-tall Black woman.
Advancing gender equity is a clear win. But doubling down on pre-COVID approaches won’t get organizations where they need to be.
In 2019, IBM launched its first women in leadership study. Our goal was to see if the attention and resources devoted to aiding women’s professional advancement had made a demonstrable difference in closing the gender gap. Two years and a global pandemic later, we wondered: Have things changed?
Reflecting on Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day
By Yoshiko Blake | Associate Conversation Analyst
Did you know that the origins of Women’s History Month in the USA only date back to 1981? International Women’s Day, also celebrated in March, was first observed in the USA in 1908, but the UN officially proclaimed it a United Nations Day for Women's Rights and International Peace in 1975.
"Seeing this level of commitment and passion from NortonLifeLock leadership was energizing and I’m excited about the opportunities ahead of us."
By Spring Harris, Head of Global Corporate Communications and Public Relations
On January 20, 2021, I had the pleasure of hosting Dwana Franklin-Davis, CEO of Reboot Representation, for a company-wide presentation and fireside chat with NortonLifeLock’s CEO Vincent Pilette and Head of People and Culture Kara Jordan on creating a more equitable and diverse tech sector.
Celebrating excellence in service, quality, technical performance across the company
Project managers (PM) are the face of Tetra Tech to every client and are the people who ensure that our project work is done to the highest standards of quality and fiscal discipline. Tetra Tech CEO Dan Batrack honors those who work at the highest level of excellence with our PM of the Month award.
The pandemic has shown that it can deepen inequities — and create opportunities. Women are disproportionately affected by many of the cultural, economic, and technological shifts the pandemic is accelerating. But even as many women navigate their new roles as full-time caregivers, ad hoc teachers, and bread winners, digitization is providing a unique opportunity for women to rise.
For the past year, anti-Asian sentiment and violence has been increasing at an alarming rate across the globe. Most recently, the attacks have been targeting the most vulnerable – elders in the community.