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Igniting Passion and Diversity in STEM

By Cody Sanford, EVP & CIO, T-Mobile
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It wasn’t until my first job out of college—one in the wireless business—that I developed a passion for technology and saw how STEM impacts everything we do. This was the spark that led me to fall in love with the network engineering elements of wireless, and the more immersed I got in the industry, the more exposed and interested I was in other components of technology.

How Bacardi Is Developing a Pipeline of High-Performing Women Leaders

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Diverse cultures, backgrounds, experiences and perspectives are celebrated at Bacardi and having a diverse workforce is part of the business strategy. The company’s Global Reflections program exists to power growth by uniting and unleashing talent that reflects the diversity of our consumers. Paula Glickenhaus, lead for Global Reflections, talks about how the Women in Leadership initiative focuses on the next generation of female leaders. Paula joins ChedHER to discuss how the spirits company is building a diverse workforce and why having females at the table is good for business.

ON Semiconductor is Celebrating and Supporting Their LGBTQ+ Employees

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by  Sarabeth Knobel.

October is LGBTQ+ history month, a month in which we celebrate National Coming Out Day (NCOD). NCOD allows those in the LGBTQ+ community to publically announce and live their truth. ON Semiconductor and our diversity and inclusion initiative strives to foster an environment where all employees’ differences are embraced.

The Scotiabank Women Initiative™ Continues to Champion Women Entrepreneurs at She's Next, Empowered by Visa

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TORONTO, October 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The Scotiabank Women Initiative™ participated in the first Visa Canada She's Next, Empowered by Visa workshop in Toronto yesterday, a global initiative to support and champion women business owners as they build, sustain and advance their businesses.

Superheroes Do Exist! ON Semiconductor Celebrates Wonder Woman, Billie Johnson

By Brianna Rice, Compliance and Ethics Program Manager
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In the fall of 2019, Professional Women’s Magazine recognized Billie Johnson, Principal Physical Design Engineer at ON Semiconductor Pocatello, for her exemplary contributions to her communities both inside and out of the workplace. While in her role at ON Semiconductor, Billie spends her time doing backend ASIC layout and works with the Corporate Compliance and Ethics Program as a member of the global Compliance and Ethics Liaison (CEL) network.

Sodexo Scores Among the Highest in the Diversity Best Practices Inclusion Index

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GAITHERSBURG, Md., October 24, 2019 /3BL Media/  Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, has been recognized in the Diversity Best Practices (DBP) Inclusion Index for the third consecutive year, and has been named to the Index’s “Top 10 Percent” for scoring an 82 percent, among the highest of the 15

PNC Honored with Board Diversity Award

At DirectWomen’s Sandra Day O’Connor luncheon, Vicki Henn, chief HR officer, speaks on the importance of diverse representation across our company.
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October 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ - One-fifth of seats on a broad swath of public-company boards are now held by women, up from 19% earlier this year and 15% since Equilar Inc., a governance-data firm, began tracking the measure in late 2016. So, while 20% represents progress, it's still a long way from equality.

Why Empowering Female Designers Can Improve Health Outcomes

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This post was written by guest blogger Dr. Ramanujam who is the Robert W. Carr Professor of Biomedical Engineering, a faculty member in the Global Health Institute and Dept. Pharmacology and Cell Biology and the founding director of the Center of Global Women’s Health Technologies at Duke University. This article is part of a series on the power of technology in helping crisis-affected populations. To learn more, sign up for a free webinar in our Women Rock IT series here.

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