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Cultivate Confidence: Joyce Roche, Girls, Inc.

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At our recent #CultivateConfidence panel Joyce Roché, former President and CEO of Girls Inc. agreed that men's support is vital to helping women rise up in the workplace. Joyce is also the co-author of “The Empress Has No Clothes: Conquering Self-Doubt to Embrace Success.”

Africa Youth Day: Supporting Young People Across the Continent

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Nestlé markets across Africa are today showing their commitment to young people with numerous programmes and initiatives in celebration of Africa Youth Day.

Nestlé’s activities on the continent form part of the company’s Global Youth Initiative, Nestlé Needs YOUth, with an ambition to help 10 million young people get access to economic opportunities by 2030.

Schneider Electric VIDEO | What Employees Think About a Global Family Leave Policy

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Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, has announced a new Global Family Leave policy that is industry-leading in its global scope and strengthens the company’s commitment to Diversity and Inclusion. The policy will support Schneider Electric employees worldwide by providing paid personal time during moments when it matters the most, enabling them to better manage their unique life and work.

iRelaunch Gets Women in STEM Back to Work After Gap Years

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During the course of their careers, many highly- skilled professional women will take time away from the workforce—for maternity leave, to care for elderly parents, or due to a spouse’s career change. But after an extended time away, re-entering the job market can seem daunting or down right impossible.

The Top Jobs for the Future: Now Hiring

by Marillyn Hewson, Chairman, President and CEO, Lockheed Martin
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As the leader of one of the most technologically advanced companies in the world, I am often asked about the future of our workforce -- specifically, what will be the hottest careers 10 to 20 years from now? 

This was one of the main topics of discussion at Fortune's recent Most Powerful Women Summit, when it was posed this way: "What are the jobs that are going to be there [several] years from now that we can't even imagine?"

A Fresh Start: How Rania Llewellyn Is Helping Canadian Immigrants Kick-Start Their Career

By Shelley White
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When Rania Llewellyn graduated with an undergraduate degree from Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, she faced a challenge many newcomers to Canada had faced before her; she was a well-educated immigrant who couldn’t find a job.

Born in Kuwait City to an Egyptian father and Jordanian mother, Rania had grown up in Kuwait and Egypt, completing the first two years of her commerce degree at the American University in Cairo. But then the Gulf War erupted, and Rania’s parents decided to emigrate to Canada in 1992, where she completed her degree.

Citi Foundation’s Youth Workforce Fund to Increase Access to Jobs, Including Apprenticeships and Internships, Among Youth

$4 million fund to support youth employment organizations across 15 U.S. cities
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NEW YORK, October 25, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Citi Foundation today announced the launch of the Youth Workforce Fund as part of its Pathways to Progress initiative to provide youth both in the U.S. and around the world with training and access to jobs, including paid apprenticeships and internships.

Tetra Tech Congratulates Its Leadership Academy Graduating Class of 2017

Preparing another set of high-achieving technical leaders to provide our clients with innovative solutions
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On October 7, 2017, Tetra Tech’s Leadership Academy Class of 2017 successfully completed the company’s annual corporate professional development program. The Leadership Academy prepares project managers to become outstanding business leaders to better serve their clients.

The Whirlpool Family

Three generations of Farringtons have worked for appliance maker
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By Tony Wittkowski

BENTON HARBOR — Eric and Mike Farrington have an easy time running through their family’s lineage.

To do so is effortless because a good portion of it can be found at Whirlpool Corp.

The Farrington clan has seen the home appliance maker grow and extend its reach across the world in a manner of decades. In Whirlpool’s 106 years of existence – dating to when it was the Upton Machine Co. – there has been a Farrington working there for the last 71 years.

As of 2017, the Farringtons have collectively spent more than a century at Whirlpool.

De Beers and BIUST Sign Deal on Skills

Debswana and Botswana International University of Science and Technology (BIUST) have joined forces to develop skills in sciences, engineering, technology and innovation.
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They have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) aimed at meeting the skills demands of a changing world.

Debswana Managing Director Balisi Bonyongo (pictured, left) described the MOU as an historic moment because it was the first the company had signed with a university.

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