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Why There Has Never Been a Better Time for Neurodiversity

Be Inspired to "Think Differently"
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I am not a neutral party when it comes to neurodiversity.  I am a parent of an autistic teenager, and my work is also related to the topic. Neurodiversity is the different ways we as humans think, communicate and see the world. It’s the fact that variations in the human genome that include autism, ADHD, OCD, and dyslexia, among others, are simply variations of the brain. Neurodiversity also implies that these differences, while presenting certain challenges, also contain often untapped strengths for the individual, for businesses, and for society overall. 

Newly Funded MBA Initiative Paves the Way for Women in Challenging Circumstances to Become Female Leaders of the Future

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 The ‘Future3’ programme from Omniwomen UK + Allies and global charity Theirworld gives women in Beirut opportunity to advance through business learning

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 The ‘Future3’ programme from Omniwomen UK + Allies and global charity Theirworld gives women in Beirut opportunity to advance through business learning

Celebrating International Day of Persons With Disabilities

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Building Back Better: toward a disability-inclusive, accessible and sustainable post COVID-19 World.1

The following article was authored by Dennis P. Heathfield, Executive Director Inclusion, People with Disabilities and Veterans, Cummins Inc. 

Navigating Life as a New Military Spouse

As Veterans & Military Families Month comes to a close, a new T-Mobile employee shares her experience being married to the military, and how she found a support system inside the company.
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By Logan Mayo, T-Mobile Stories

Last year, I got married in a library three weeks after I got engaged. Before you think this was a choice to be eclectic and hip, let me explain.

My husband is an active-duty Special Operations soldier in the Army. Planning the big wedding we wanted around his shifting responsibilities of team training and permanent change of station (PCS) date was impossible. We tried again for this coming summer — hoped, really — but found out he would be deployed through the following fall.

Northern Trust's Business Resource Councils

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The Northern Trust Business Resource Councils (BRCs) are employee-led resource groups that provide tools and resources to support the development of an inclusive culture that values and leverages DE&I to achieve and sustain superior business results through:

T. Rowe Price Encourages Employees to Help End Transphobia

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T. Rowe Price is cognizant of challenges transgender people face globally, including transphobia, regressive legislation, restricted access to medical support, and violence. To heighten awareness and to support Trans people at the firm and in the broader community, T. Rowe Price is providing a series of stories and resources to encourage its associates to become active allies and help end transphobia.  

VF Corp. Invests in Empathy and Resources for Working Parents

by Rick Bell, workforce.com Editorial Director
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The apparel company gives pandemic-weary parents added help to aid their children’s distance-learning needs.

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The apparel company gives pandemic-weary parents added help to aid their children’s distance-learning needs.

IWN 10th Anniversary Honored with $25,000 Donation to YWCA

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In honor of the Invesco Women’s Network (IWN) 10th Anniversary milestone, the company has made a $25,000 donation to YWCA USA. The YWCA USA mission is to eliminate racism, empower women, stand up for social justice, help families, and strengthen communities. It is one of the oldest and largest women’s organizations in the nation, serving over 2 million women, girls, and their families.

ISSA Recognizes SC Johnson as the 2020 Hygieia Network Member of the Year

Company Recognized for Commitment to Women's Advancement in the Workplace and Inclusion Efforts
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RACINE, Wis., November 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ – SC Johnson today announced it has been recognized as the ISSA 2020 Hygieia Network Member of the Year. The award recognizes an ISSA Hygieia Network member’s involvement in activities that provide resources and support to encourage women in the cleaning industry to accelerate their careers and foster inclusivity.

The 2020 Global Culture Forum - Virtually Incredible!

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Alexion’s annual Global Culture FORUM brings together a team of global Culture Champions and Connectors to share ideas, inspire one another, and gain new insights on how to advance our culture and continue to embed a patient-centric mindset in everything we do. This is especially critical in our current environment. “We are all facing similar challenges despite our location and role within the company. We all have a critical role to play in continuing to drive and foster the culture we are striving for,” said Sally Collins, Head of U.S. Sales, Metabolics.

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