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Sealed Air’s Misti Nehus Honored at Women In Manufacturing STEP Ahead Award Ceremony

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Misti Nehus, Sealed Air’s North American Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Manager, has been selected as a recipient of the Women in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Ahead Awards given by The Manufacturing Institute, an arm of the National Association of Manufacturers, a U.S.-based business advocacy organization. The STEP Ahead Awards honor women at all manufacturing levels who have demonstrated leadership and excellence in their careers.

Earth Week Guest Post: Homelessness is Not a Defining Characteristic

By Erika George
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Erika George, director of Development for The Empowerment Plan, explains why homelessness is not a defining characteristic and shares how we can improve the lives of homeless individuals through partnerships and opportunities.  

The Indonesia Sustainable Ecosystems Advanced Project | Enhancing Marine Biodiversity Conservation and Fisheries Management Efforts

Enhancing marine biodiversity conservation and fisheries management efforts while strengthening leadership capacity
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The Indonesia Sustainable Ecosystems Advanced (SEA) Project supports the Government of Indonesia to improve the management of fisheries and marine resources and to conserve biological diversity. Tetra Tech is implementing the SEA Project, which is funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The SEA project is targeted at national, provincial, and local levels, with a focus on the provinces of West Papua, Maluku, and North Maluku that lie within Indonesia’s Fishery Management Area (FMA) 715.

REI Dedicates 2017 to Empowering Women

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Building on the momentum of International Women’s Day, companies recognized Equal Pay Day as a moment in time to call attention to the gender-pay gap – from providing 20 percent discounts to customers to donating up to $100,000 to fund wage ne

Avnet Chief HR Officer MaryAnn Miller Named One of Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology

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PHOENIX, April 5, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Avnet (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, announced today that MaryAnn Miller, Senior Vice President, Chief HR Officer and head of Global Marketing and Communications has been named one of 2017’s 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology by the National Diversity Council. This is the third time in her 11-year tenure with Avnet that Miller has received this distinguished honor, first in 2014 and again in 2015.

Empowering Women & Girls with Storytelling: A Conversation with Sharon D'Agostino, Founder of Say It Forward

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“The thing we can all do immediately is listen - listen with our whole being. That is the only way we can understand other people's experiences in this world. I believe this is a great start on this long journey towards empowerment.” - Sharon D'Agostino 

Tetra Tech Welcomes Its Leadership Academy Class of 2017

Helping our emerging leaders hone their operational, financial, and interpersonal skills
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This March, 30 professionals from across Tetra Tech began their first session of the Tetra Tech Leadership Academy. The Class of 2017 represents the latest installment in Tetra Tech’s corporate professional development program. The Leadership Academy supports the development of outstanding business leaders, while broadening participants’ network of advisors, mentors, and colleagues.

DuPont People Spotlight: Dawn Rittenhouse Recognized with Sustainability Leading Women Award

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On March 8th, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) announced the first 10 recipients of the inaugural Leading Women Awards, developed to recognize outstanding female leaders within the WBCSD membership.  The awards, which were announced on International Women’s Day, showcase the business leadership of women in WBCSD member companies who are working to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  WBCSD

Equal Pay Day: 50 Years in the Making

By: Sodexo
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Back in June, 1963 when President John F. Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act, there was a clear goal: Make it illegal to pay a woman less than a man for doing the same job, under the same conditions, with the same level of experience, requiring the same skill, effort, and responsibility.  Despite its good intentions, the law still hasn’t solved the problem—even after 54 years.

Cisco Blog | The Future of Fairness

by Shari Slate Vice President, Chief Inclusion & Collaboration Officer, Human Resources
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If you’ve tuned into some of the latest headlines within our industry – from the push for pay equity to the call for higher levels of diversity – you may have noticed a common theme. Fairness.

There’s a shift occurring in the dialogue – and action – around driving fairness. And Cisco is making the shift. We’re expanding how we think about fairness and leading a new dialogue on the possibilities we can create in this era of digital transformation – for Cisco, our people, our partners, and our customers.

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