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These Nigerian Women Are Fighting For Gender Equality and Maternal Health

These two reproductive health advocates are part of a new generation of changemakers.
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Amadi is one of 15 inspiring recipients of a small grant from Women Deliver, a global advocacy organization, and is part of a cohort of Women Deliver Young Leaders using technology provided by HP to improve access to comprehensive sexual and reproductive health education in Nigeria.  

Dr. Valerie Daniels-Carter, President/CEO of V & J Foods; Minority Owner of Milwaukee Bucks, to Keynote Michigan Diversity Council Women In Leadership Symposium

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DEARBORN Mich., February 13, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Sponsored by AAA Michigan, and hosted by the Michigan Diversity Council (MIDC), this year’s Women In Leadership Symposium (WILS) will focus on one of the hottest trending topics in media/social media today, “women empowerment.” 

Themed, “Center Stage: Standing Out & Speaking Up,” MIDC will hone in on empowering women to speak up for themselves and to speak up and empower one another.  #SPEAKUP -- when demanding a seat at the table, when contributing ideas and solutions, when other women deserve to be praised, and more! 

Duke Energy Once Again Named to Forbes’ Best Employers for Diversity

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Duke Energy is proud to once again be named to Forbes’ Best Employers for Diversity. 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.

Spotify, eBay Set Standard for Fertility Benefits, Study Finds

by Kate Clark
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The technology sector awards women and same-sex couples the most comprehensive fertility benefit packages, according to a survey by FertilityIQ, an online platform for fertility patients to review doctors and research treatments.

Judgement-free Support Group Helps New Moms Thrive at Work

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Most working moms can agree: working and raising a family is demanding in ways that can sometimes catch you off-guard. In a recent New York Times article, researchers found that “women underestimate the costs of motherhood. The mismatch is biggest for those with college degrees, who invest in an education and expect to maintain a career.”

Video: Essity's Approach to the UN Sustainable Development Goals

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At Essity we believe that the work aimed at fulfilling the SDGs will make the world a little better at the same time as they create good business opportunities for companies around the world. Not least in the fields of health, hygiene and sanitation, where we have outstanding expertise. We at Essity are determined to do what we can to contribute to achieving the 17 SDGs.
 

Celebrating International Day of Education Focused on Inclusion and the Future of Work

by Nate Hurst, Chief Sustainability and Social Impact Officer at HP
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Today, January 24, 2019, marks the first International Day of Education. The United Nations established this global day to acknowledge the essential role quality education plays in advancing the Sustainable Development agenda and in building sustainable and resilient societies. Ensuring inclusive and equitable quality education and lifelong learning for all is not only one of the 17 Global Goals (SDG 4)—it is a catalyst for the success of the other 16 SDGs.

First Look: Why eBay Renovated Its HQ with Breastfeeding Rooms and Gender-Neutral Bathrooms

by Jennifer Elias
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eBay gives the Business Journal a sneak peek at the renovations it's made at its headquarters as it aims to hire and retain top talent in Silicon Valley's extremely competitive labor market.

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Business Resource Groups Take Off at UPS

As one of the world’s largest employers, UPS employs people from all cultures, backgrounds, lifestyles, and experiences
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In such a large company, it’s natural for employees to want to connect, network, and learn from others with whom they have much in common, outside of normal work teams. An important way they can do this is through employee hubs known as Business Resource Groups (BRGs).

Schneider Electric Recognized by Bloomberg and Catalyst for Advancing Gender Equality and Inclusion

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  • For second year in row, Schneider Electric recognized in Bloomberg’s Gender-Equality Index
  • Schneider Electric is one of four companies to receive the 2019 Catalyst Award
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  • For second year in row, Schneider Electric recognized in Bloomberg’s Gender-Equality Index
  • Schneider Electric is one of four companies to receive the 2019 Catalyst Award

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