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Be Present, Be Persistent, and Stick to Your Values: Career Advice from Booz Allen CLO Nancy Laben

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Among the general counsel of Fortune 500 companies, 25% are women. Yet only one was named this year’s Top Corporate Counsel by WomenInc. Magazine, a media platform which has recognized women such as former Yahoo CEO Marissa Meyer, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, and television producer Shonda Rhimes. 

And only one, it may be safe to assume, started her professional journey as a cheesemonger, learning valuable career lessons about being industrious, bringing value, and more while helping customers order goat cheese, gruyere, and more for their next party. 

Women in Payments Announces 2019 Award Nominees

Awards Dinner celebrating the best and brightest women in the Canadian payments industry to be held on September 18.
Press Release

TORONTO,  September 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Women in Payments will honour six inspiring people with awards for their leadership in the payments ecosystem at the eighth annual Women in Payments Canada Symposium on September 18 and 19, 2019.

CASE IH, Promoting the Role of Women in the Field

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Case IH, a global agricultural equipment brand of CNH Industrial, held a “Women in Agriculture” event in partnership with RGS Agricola, a local Case IH dealer, to discuss the importance of women’s role in the agribusiness, at the beginning of August in Pedro Osório, Rio Grande do Sul state, southern Brazil.

Booz Allen’s Jamila Holt Shares Her Data Science Journey and Career Advice

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Helping people gain knowledge has been a running theme through data scientist, Jamila Holt’s, career. She started her professional journey as an educator over 13 years ago in Texas and finished as a Teacher Leader in the District of Columbia Public Schools.

Jamila recalls a time she co-led a project on brain-based learning that explored how students learn differently. She instructed teachers on how to use these techniques and incorporate them into their practice. “I was very happy to see these educators excited to implement what they learned,” she said.

Celebrating Legacy at the 5th Annual National Latino Leadership Conference

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LOS ANGELES, September 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Council for Latino Workplace Equity (CLWE) an initiative under the National Diversity Council (NDC) will host their 5th Annual National Latino Leadership Conference on October 16, 2019, in the heart of Los Angeles at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Los Angeles Downtown.

Diversity and Inclusion Efforts Earn Black & Veatch Honor From Midwest Asian Culture Group

Award recognizes company’s commitment to multicultural workforce
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., September 10, 2019 /3BL Media/ – With offices in more than 100 countries on six continents, global infrastructure solutions leader Black & Veatch champions workplace diversity and inclusion (D&I) as a competitive strength and simply the right thing to do. And again, the 104-year-old engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) giant is being honored for that commitment.

Building the Future of Plumbing: American Standard Hosts Tools & Tiaras Workshop

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American Standard, part of LIXIL Americas, partnered with Tools & Tiaras by hosting a group of industrious female campers exploring careers in traditionally male-dominated trade professions, like plumbing! As part of LIXIL’s TradeUp effort, the partnership was created to help shrink the growing skilled labor gap in the U.S. by supporting programs that inspire more people to pursue plumbing as a viable career option.

For more info, please visit https://bit.ly/2Hn1X5Y.

Booz Allen’s Haejin Hwang: Finding Opportunity in Math, Data Science, and Social Impact

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School—a state-wide algebra exam, to be exact—set Haejin Hwang on the path to a career in data science at Booz Allen. 

She didn’t expect to do well on the test. But after spending hours preparing, she earned a perfect score—and learned a valuable lesson.

“This experience helped me gain confidence in my abilities,” Hwang said.

Pursuing data science—and becoming a leader

Scaling Up: Pinar Dairy Expands Its Farmer Training Model in Turkey to Increase SDG Impact

BCtA member company renews its commitment with an ambitious goal to reach an additional 1350 farmers across Turkey, improving lives through increased quality and productivity.
Press Release

ISTANBUL, September 10, /3BL Media/ – Spurred on by the success of its previous commitments under Business Call to Action (BCtA), Turkish food and dairy company Pinar Dairy has renewed its BCtA commitment, pledging to train and support an additional 1350 rural, small-scale dairy farmers across Turkey by June 2020. Female farmers will receive specialized women-focused training, while others will be trained on animal health and feeding and financial literacy.

Women Helping Future Women in STEM

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As women remain dramatically underrepresented across all STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) studies and careers, how do we make strides to close the gender gap and fuel the next generation of female innovators? With that mission in mind, we stepped up and donated our own time and energy to help young girls pursue STEM. We’re thrilled that PSEG’s Power of One campaign is highlighting our work, as well as our colleagues’.

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