By Kiersten Barnet, Deputy Chief of Staff to the Chairman, Bloomberg L.P.; Manager, GEI
Last week’s discussions at the Bloomberg Business of Equality Summit proved that the topic of gender equality is ubiquitous – companies can no longer ignore gender-related issues in the workplace. Policies and practices that promote equality benefit everyone – employees are happier, more productive and exhibit a greater sense of loyalty. Not surprisingly, we also know that companies that prioritize inclusion tend to outperform those that do not.
Ahead of the June 3 premiere of his new FX series Pose, a dance musical about ball culture in 1980s New York City, writer and producer Ryan Murphy announced he will donate 100% of his profits from the show to trans and LGBTQ charities across the U.S. The series features the largest cast of transgender actors in regular roles in TV history, as well as the largest recurring cast of LGBTQ actors ever for a scripted series.
Three television projects from 21st Century Fox businesses took home top honors at the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York City on May 5, including Twentieth Century Fox Television’s This Is Us, FOX’s Brooklyn Nine-Nine, and National Geographic’s Gender Revolution:A Journey with Katie Couric.
NORTHBROOK, Ill., May 3, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Astellas was again named one of America's top workplaces by Forbes Magazine for the fourth consecutive year. Astellas appeared among the top 200 best midsize companies in the U.S. from 2,300 employers assessed. Astellas also ranked eighth out of the top pharmaceutical companies, up from the 25th spot previously.
by Curt Hopkins, Managing Editor, Hewlett Packard Labs
Susan Benzel, Hewlett Packard Labs’ Program Manager for the Machine, has won Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s 2018 Women's Excellence Award.
One of 10 women at HPE to recognized with the award, Benzel is described by her supervisor, HPE Senior Program Manager Katy Evertson, as tireless in her contributions not only to her day job, but also to being part of the Fort Collins Leadership Core team as well as her many contributions to the local Fort Collins community.
“Susan is pretty amazing to me,” says Evertson. “It is great to see her get the recognition she deserves.”
Hiring and promoting more women and minorities to management helped company move up to #40 on 2018 list.
WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 2, 2018/3BL Media/ - In recognition of its commitment to fostering a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace, CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced that it has been named to DiversityInc's 2018 Top 50 Companies for Diversity list for the second consecutive year. The company’s #40 ranking, up 10 spots from 2017, was announced last night during DiversityInc's signature event in New York.
CLEVELAND, May 2, 2018 /3BL Media/ - In recognition of its diversity and inclusion management, KeyBank has earned the #35 place on the 2018 DiversityInc “Top 50 Companies for Diversity” list. KeyBank was also ranked #13 on the “Top Companies for Diversity Councils” list. The honors were announced by DiversityInc at an event in New York on May 1.
This year marks the ninth time KeyBank placed on the Top 50 list and the fifth consecutive appearance on the DiversityInc “Top Companies for Diversity Councils” list.
NEW YORK, May 1, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Tri-State Diversity Council is proud to welcome Melissa Ben-Ishay as a keynote speaker for the 8th Annual Diversity and Leadership Conference. The conference will take place in New York, NY at the New Yorker Hotel on August 23, 2018. The theme of this year’s annual conference is “Inclusion: The Source of Innovation.”
“Diversity and inclusion (D&I) are imperative to our continued success. We are dedicated to nurturing a truly inclusive, fair culture, built on a legacy of pioneering firsts that pursues new frontiers to explore. Our new Diversity & Inclusion program recognizes and accelerates our journey to full inclusiveness and inspires us to lead transformational change from within.