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Celebrating Legacy at the 5th Annual National Latino Leadership Conference

Press Release

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
Press Release

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

Blog

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’.

Young Women Participate in Hands-On Plumbing Event at American Standard

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American Standard, part of LIXIL Americas, held a Tools & Tiaras event at their headquarters in Piscataway on Tuesday, August 27.

American Standard employees were on hand along with camp Founder, Judaline Cassidy, showing camp participants that plumbing is a viable career option for women and girls, and jobs have no genders.

Duke Energy Named to Forbes’ America’s Best Employers for Women

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Duke Energy is proud to be named by Forbes’ as one of America’s Best Employers for Women. We serve increasingly diverse communities in an increasingly complex world. That is why diversity and inclusion are central to both our work today and our vision for the future.

Equality Day: Intel Helps Young Women Experience Tech

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On this Women’s Equality Day in the U.S., imagine the reaction if you mixed 54 girls and a bunch of Intel employee-mentors at a weeklong camp about robotics, drones, coding, artificial intelligence and more.

“Thank you for teaching us!” camper Ana Maria Santos wrote.

Women Give More from Less

By Kiersten Marek
Article

New research supported by PayPal points to the fact that women give more to charity while earning 19% less than men, and as they age, women become more generous.

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