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Women Smallholder Farmers Rising to the Challenge: Firsthand Perspectives from Kenya and Thailand

Diana Gitonga and Chuenjit Meeposom
Blog
According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, there would be a 20-30 percent estimated yield increase if women farmers had the same access to resources as men. It's a powerful statistic that underscores the global issue of gender inequality, highlighting the integral role – and extraordinary potential – of women in agriculture.

Recognizing Women’s Empowerment as a Catalyst for Business and Change

by Jean-Pascal Tricoire
Blog

At Schneider, we believe that great people make a great company. This drives our uncompromising commitment to inclusion and equity, and our goal of being the world’s leading socially responsible company. All of our employees must feel they belong and that they are uniquely valued.

MetLife Denied Her Disability Claim For Trans Surgery. Then It Voluntarily Reversed Course

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Addis talked to the human resources representative at the grocery store where she worked at the time as cashier. She decided to apply for the disability coverage anyway, hoping a note from her doctor that explained why the surgery was medically necessary would sway the company. But two weeks after surgery, a denial letter arrived from MetLife, one of the nation's largest disability insurers.

Addis called GLAD, also known as GLBTQ Legal Advocates and Defenders, and attorney Ben Klein wrote to MetLife, expecting that his letter would be the first step on the road to a lawsuit.

Forget Seats at the Table – We Need a NEW Table

By CECP's Diversity and Inclusion Team
Blog

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.

Arrow Electronics Engineers Mentor Aspiring Women Scientists

Press Release

DENVER, March 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Earlier this month, Arrow Electronics engineers Grace Doepker and Maddie Eyolfson served as mentors at Girls and Science, an annual education event that inspires girls to pursue careers in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, the arts and math).

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.

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