Close your eyes and imagine a physicist. What does this person look like? Was it a white guy? Well, if it was, you might be guilty of reaffirming stereotypes, but you wouldn’t be wrong statistically speaking. According to the American Institute of Physics, less than 1% of American physicists are women of color. This week, we sit down with one such rarity: groundbreaking physicist Hattie Carwell.
Making a living from tasting chocolate and helping to create exciting new flavors for products all over the globe may sound like a fantasy for many, but for Lisa Saxon Reed, Global Director of Sensory at Mars Wrigley, it’s what she does every day. “By far my favorite thing,” she said, “is really living eight-year-old Lisa’s dream of getting paid to try chocolate, and make it a little bit better.”
An open letter from the six women of the American Express Executive Committee reflects on the company’s progress, shares new commitments and programs and calls on leaders everywhere to proudly back women’s ambition.
February 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Over the past two days, the six of us hosted our fourth Global Women’s Conference. Through a variety of fireside chats, workshops and networking events, we united nearly 250 of the company’s top executives around a common goal – to find meaningful ways to continue advocating for women’s advancement.
Beyond this, the conference was a time to celebrate the incredible strides women and men have made together at American Express.
CENTENIAL, Colo., February 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Arrow Electronics has achieved a 100 percent score on the 2020 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), the nation’s premier benchmarking survey and report measuring corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ+ workplace equality. It marks the second consecutive year that Arrow has received a perfect score on the annual survey by the Human Rights Campaign.
CHICAGO, February 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ In concert with the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), United Airlines is proud to be included on the annual list of America's Top Corporations for Women's Business Enterprises (WBEs) for the 9th year running. This list is the only national award honoring corporations for world-class supplier diversity programs that reduce barriers and drive growth for women-owned businesses.
Whether you’re a football fan or just watching for the commercials, the Super Bowl is a culmination of the year’s best in football and advertising. In this year’s line-up of advertisements, many companies emphasized LGBTQ-friendly and women-centric messages, highlighted sustainability practices, and urged us to donate to causes close to our hearts. Here’s a roundup of ads that caught our eye:
GAITHERSBURG, Md., February 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, announced today that it has been included on the 20th annual list of America's Top Corporations for Women's Business Enterprises (WBEs), the only national award honoring corporations for world-class supplier diversity programs that reduce barriers and drive growth for women-owned businesses.
ON Semiconductor’s newest affinity group for LGBTQ+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning and/or Queer and beyond) employees and their allies, Continua, launched last week. The name Continua was selected because the word stems from Continuum, which is a whole that consists of many pieces that vary slightly.
Merck has been named to Forbes magazine’s America's Best Employers for Diversity 2020 list. In collaboration with analytics firm Statista, Forbes identified The Best Employers for Diversity through an independent survey of 60,000 U.S.