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Forget Seats at the Table – We Need a NEW Table

By CECP's Diversity and Inclusion Team
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In corporate America, one in five C-suite executives is a woman. One in twenty-five is a woman of color. Approximately one in ten people living with disability, and one in seven people who identify as transgender are unemployed.

Hallmark Leader Profiles | Q & A With Stacey Paine About the Path for Women Leaders

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Stacey Paine President, Crown Center Redevelopment Corporation and Executive Vice President of Real Estate

NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENTS: Steered the development of new residential and mixed-use property development at Crown Center • Secured city funding to partially offset costs to remodel 730 rooms at the Westin Crown Center hotel • Helped to attract new office tenants to the Crown Center campus • Provided leadership on the boards of directors for Visit KC, the convention and visitor's bureau serving the region, the Women’s Employment Network and the Kansas City Sports Commission.

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Stacey Paine President, Crown Center Redevelopment Corporation and Executive Vice President of Real Estate

NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENTS: Steered the development of new residential and mixed-use property development at Crown Center • Secured city funding to partially offset costs to remodel 730 rooms at the Westin Crown Center hotel • Helped to attract new office tenants to the Crown Center campus • Provided leadership on the boards of directors for Visit KC, the convention and visitor's bureau serving the region, the Women’s Employment Network and the Kansas City Sports Commission.

Five Ways to Find STEM Success: An Interview with Nici Bush, General Manager of Mars Symbioscience

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1. What do you like best about the STEM field?

As a women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), I love the way you can work in a lab or sit in a small pilot plant but work on something that has a ripple effect so big it goes out to affect a lot of people. A scientific or technical breakthrough can create a better future for people… how’s that for a nice sense of purpose?

2. Why is it important to support women in STEM?

Domtar Vice President of Human Resources Named to the Women in Manufacturing Board of Directors

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Domtar congratulates Vice President of Human Resources Lisa Yankie for being named to the Women in Manufacturing Board of Directors. This is the only association dedicated to supporting, promoting, and inspiring women in manufacturing.

Learn more about the Women in Manufacturing association here.

Feature Friday: Hewlett Packard Enterprise

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For many WBEs, corporations can appear to be an ambiguous question mark. How does one get a corporate contract? What is the best way to connect? Sometimes, companies might hesitate approaching corporations with these questions, in fear it will lessen their chances for connection.

Teck Celebrates the Many Strengths Women Bring to the World

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Always asking questions? It’s a strength we value at Teck. Don’t ever change.

We recognize that our diversity—the many different and unique things we individually and collectively bring to work each day—contributes to building a stronger workforce and makes Teck a better company. As such, we consciously work to create an environment that respects and values the diversity of the people and communities around us.

Gender Equality is Not Just a Women’s Issue

by Laura Amaya, Clare Schroder, Sandra Medrano and Alexandra Geertz
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In the pursuit of achieving gender equality, the focus has often been on women: how to remove barriers for the inclusion of women, how to empower women, how to ensure that women gain access to health, economic, educational, and other opportunities. Since inequities are often created by unequal power dynamics between men and women, efforts that shift these dynamics, encourage behavior change, and engage men and boys as allies, are central to making progress on Sustainable Development Goal 5: Achieving gender equality and empowering all women and girls.

PepsiCo & Care Present "Closing The Crop Gap"

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We’ve partnered with CARE to launch a global campaign that gives a platform to five women farmers in India, Egypt, Guatemala, Poland and the United States to tell their stories about the challenges they face, like so many women throughout the world. Through their stories, we hope to start a conversation about why it’s important to work together towards finding solutions to close the Crop Gap.

Watch these women’s stories, and vote for the film that moved you the most. By voting, you’ll receive a code for a $25 USD credit to use on Kiva.org*.

Fly Women: An Interview with JetBlue's Latoya Stacy Johnson

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For Women’s History Month, JetBlue and the JetBlue Foundation are teaming up to profile some of the airline’s amazing female crewmembers with Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) backgrounds who are leaving their mark on the industry. In this spotlight, we are highlighting Latoya Stacy Johnson, Analyst Strategic Planning.

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