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Building a More Diverse Talent Pipeline in Cybersecurity: Insights from Booz Allen San Diego Leader Jennie Brooks

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Today’s employers continue to need cybersecurity professionals. In San Diego alone, there are over 8,000 jobs directly related to cybersecurity, an increase of 11% since just 2016. 

Abilities First at Hershey

KIMBERLY MISCAVAGE, Manager, Human Resources, Global Supply Chain 2.0
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  • As the mother of a child with a rare neuromuscular condition, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has had a large impact on my personal and professional life.
  • Many of the modern conveniences we all use today originated due to the ADA.
  • At Hershey, our Abilities First Business Resource Group (BRG) connects those employees living with a disability with employees who are passionate about accessibility and accommodations to successfully live and work.
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  • As the mother of a child with a rare neuromuscular condition, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has had a large impact on my personal and professional life.
  • Many of the modern conveniences we all use today originated due to the ADA.
  • At Hershey, our Abilities First Business Resource Group (BRG) connects those employees living with a disability with employees who are passionate about accessibility and accommodations to successfully live and work.

Virtually Experience Our Porter Novelli Purpose Summit: The Era of Stakeholder-centered Business

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The COVID-19 pandemic, a reckoning of social justice, a global recession and a resounding call to action for all sectors to more deeply drive impact has fundamentally altered business today. To ensure short-term survival and long-term success, businesses must now consider the quickly changing expectations of their full range of stakeholders – employees, communities, consumers, investors and partners – and embrace the intersectionality of the issues we face as people, in business and around the world. 

Companies Try a New Approach to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Honest Conversations

For years, organizations have spent billions of dollars on DE&I programs that have largely failed. But there’s something different going on now.
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By Theresa Avogino

Disgusted and saddened by the May killing of George Floyd while in police custody, Jaime Irick wrote a letter about racism to his team of more than 6,000 employees at PPG. The executive explained how he learned about the subject from his Black father, who protested segregation in the 1960s, and how he would lead the unit in conversations about recent events.

Alexion Supports NAACP Empowerment Programs

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Alexion is proud to support the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) by investing in the NAACP Empowerment Programs. Their mission of securing the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights in order to eliminate racism and ensure the health and well-being of all persons aligns with our focus, culture and values at Alexion.

Celebrating 30 Years of the ADA With Disability Inclusion

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On Sunday, July 26, the U.S. celebrated the thirtieth anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This Act extends civil rights to people with disabilities and prohibits discrimination in the workplace, public places, transportation, telecommunications and local government services and facilities. The ADA built a foundation of rights for people with disabilities but, as with all civil rights movements, there is a critical need to expand these rights. Companies are in a unique position to push the needle much further.

Booz Allen Celebrates 30 Years of the Americans with Disabilities Act

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The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was “a response to an appalling problem: widespread, systemic, inhumane discrimination against people with disabilities,” in the words of Robert L. Burgdorf, Jr., author of the original version of the bill that was introduced to Congress.

Advancing Inclusion and Accessibility Through Dow's New All-ERG Fund

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In South Africa, Dow employees are partnering with a non-profit to exchange plastic bottle caps for wheelchairs – giving people in need the chance at mobility and independence.

Comerica Bank: Invested in Diversity

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Comerica isn’t simply a banking institution, it’s a corporate community populated by employees that mirror the diversity seen across the United States.

As unrest developed across the nation due to protests of racial injustice, Comerica’s president and CEO Curt Farmer, and Nate Bennett, the company’s chief diversity officer and senior vice president, head of talent acquisition, knew it was time to talk – not to themselves, but with Comerica colleagues across the company.

Cox Scores High on Disability Equality Index

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Cox is a company that strives to be inclusive of all. That’s why we’re exceptionally proud Cox Communications is considered a Best Place to Work for people with disabilities by Disability:IN, the leading nonprofit resource for business disability inclusion worldwide. 

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