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Two Whirlpool Corp. Employees Honored for New St. Joseph City Ordinance at EQMI Annual Gala.
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The Equality Michigan Fall Reception on Friday, Sept. 13 was attended by 400 people and resulted in record-breaking fundraising for the annual gala. Emceed by WDIV-Detroit reporter Hank Winchester, the EQMI event hosted speakers including Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Sen. Debbie Stabenow, as well as keynote speaker, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel.

“It Was Important for Me to Not Hide This Part of My Identity.”

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When I came to work at Intel, I was a contingent worker, and my partner at the time was a full-time Intel employee. Intel was offering insurance to same-sex couples for the first time. It was empowering, it was revolutionary, and it helped me make the decision to be open and honest from that point forward. So, in 1999, I came out at Intel. Read my story here.

FCA US Illuminates Pentastar on Top of Its Headquarters Tower Purple in Observance of National Coming Out Day and National Spirit Day

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  • Observance to run October 11-17
  • Company to conduct workshops for employees focusing on such topics as bullying, cyberbullying and suicide prevention
  • Tribute builds on Company’s long-standing support of LGBTQ employees, communities and issues
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  • Observance to run October 11-17
  • Company to conduct workshops for employees focusing on such topics as bullying, cyberbullying and suicide prevention
  • Tribute builds on Company’s long-standing support of LGBTQ employees, communities and issues

Celebrating Diversity and Community with Booz Allen’s Ashely Fagan

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As Booz Allen Lead Associate Ashely Fagan manages three contracts with the Office of the Director of National Intelligence and oversees 75 employees, he wears a lanyard with his security badge—and a Pride pin. 

On October 11, which is National Coming Out Day, and every day, “I always feel that I can bring my true self to work,” Fagan said.  

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Viacom Highlights 7 Reasons Why Diversity and Inclusion Spur Creativity

Executives and talent from Paramount Pictures, MTV, and Nickelodeon reveal the moments that propelled their projects.
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By Stuart Winchester

In the panels, workshops, and conversations held for employees during Viacom’s Inclusion Week, the executives and talent behind some of the company’s biggest hits were honest about the biases and institutionalized obstacles they’ve encountered in their personal and professional lives. They also offered advice on how individuals can assert themselves and empathize with those who come from different backgrounds and cultures.

Working Mother Names American Express As One of the 2019 100 Best Companies

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NEW YORK, October 4, 2019 /3BL Media/Working Mother recently revealed its annual list of the 2019 100 Best Companies, representing more than 2 million employees in the U.S. This year’s winners are focusing on inclusive benefits for families, including gender-neutral parental leave, and accessible, affordable childcare. American Express was among the 100 companies that earned a spot on this year’s list.

Employees at Merck are Powered by Inclusion

Company celebrates Diversity & Inclusion during 4th Annual Event
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This month marks the fourth annual Global Diversity & Inclusion Experience Month at Merck. Throughout the month employees have the opportunity to celebrate and experience first-hand different aspects of diversity and inclusion. 

Where Do We Go From Here? Reflections From the Equity, Talent, and Tech Community

by Kamau Bobb, Senior Director of the Constellations Center for Equity in Computing at Georgia Tech
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Over the last year, the CECP Systemic Investment in Equity, Talent, and Tech (ETT) Accelerate Community has grappled with issues at the heart of diversity and inclusion in the tech sector. The lack of significant collective progress coupled with the current national tenor suggests this is an appropriate moment of reckoning. The nature of the problem is so embedded in the social challenges of the country that the only way to achieve meaningful impact is to move collectively and with careful reflection.

Legg Mason Supports CEO Action’s Check Your Blind Spots Mobile Tour

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BALTIMORE, September 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE:LM) has partnered with CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ to support its Check Your Blind Spots mobile tour, which helps people explore ways to mitigate unconscious bias in their everyday lives.

Scotiabank Recognized as Top 25 Most Diverse & Inclusive Companies

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Today, Scotiabank was recognized with 20th place in the global “Top 25 Most Diverse & Inclusive Companies” ranking, as part of the 2019 REFINITIV Diversity & Inclusion Index. One hundred companies have been ranked annually since 2016, with Scotiabank being listed with a the top 25 ranking this year, a 27-place improvement year over year.

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