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Talking Accessibility—from Technology to Transit—with Booz Allen’s Eric Wright

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For many college grads, employment opportunities, affordable housing, cultural events, and even climate determine where they want to live next. For Booz Allen Senior Lead Technologist Eric Wright, what brought him to Washington, D.C. was its accessible Metro transit system.

Wright has cerebral palsy and needed a subway or other form of public transit to get to and from work.

Fifth Third Bank Named to the Diversity Best Practices Inclusion Index

Recognized for Creating an Inclusive Workplace
Press Release

CINCINNATI, October 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Fifth Third Bank, National Association, has been named to the fourth annual Diversity Best Practices (DBP) Inclusion Index. The index helps organizations understand trends and gaps in demographic representation, creates a road map to drive internal change, and identifies diversity, equity and inclusion solutions to close the gaps. This is Fifth Third’s fourth time appearing on the index.

Social Justice and Equity, by Design

How Antionette Carroll started a movement for equity design, inspiring a new generation of designers and artists.
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The Future of Mobile AI Is Being Led by Talented Women

By Rodrigo Amaral
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The future of mobile AI is being led by talented women across the board, that being in the creation of new software, hardware or in deep in the weeds of research. Here at Qualcomm we depend on our women engineers to fuel the most cutting-edge solutions we offer. So, earlier this month we set down with MIT Tech Review in a discussion about the importance of women driving AI innovation and explored some of the latest advancements brought through their work. Advancements ranging from our AI Model Efficiency Toolkit (AIMET) to Duolingo’s birdbrain model were topics explored in depth.

Reflecting on Culture and Purpose for Connection With the Latino Community

JESSICA DUQUESNE, Manager, Omnichannel Marketing
Summary: 
  • The Latino market is growing rapidly, and in 2019, represented $1.5 trillion in spending power.
  • Reaching Latino consumers demands more than communicating in Spanish; it requires cultural connections.
  • Here at Hershey, we are dedicated to serving a diverse consumer base and hiring and retaining a workforce as diverse as our consumers.
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  • The Latino market is growing rapidly, and in 2019, represented $1.5 trillion in spending power.
  • Reaching Latino consumers demands more than communicating in Spanish; it requires cultural connections.
  • Here at Hershey, we are dedicated to serving a diverse consumer base and hiring and retaining a workforce as diverse as our consumers.

Fifth Third's Byna Elliott to Moderate Hope Global Forum Session

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Fifth Third Senior Vice President & Chief Enterprise Responsibility Officer Byna Elliott is moderating a panel discussion at the 

Fifth Third Bank Offers Career Development Programming for HBCU Students

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In 2017, Fifth Third Bank, National Association, implemented a multicultural college and university recruitment program that establishes relationships with multiple colleges to recruit, hire and retain the best and brightest students.

S&P Global/AARP Report: Companies Expanding Family Care Leave Due To COVID-19; Pandemic Severely Impacting Women in the Workforce

Press Release

NEW YORK and WASHINGTON, Oct. 19, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- Nearly 60% of employees working for large U.S. companies are spending increased time on childcare and family caregiving since the outbreak of COVID-19, according to a new joint study commissioned by S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI) and AARP. Released today, the report, entitled Something's Gotta Give, analyzes the U.S.

Dow Wins Out & Equal's 2020 Workplace Excellence Outie Award

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We’ve won Out & Equal's 2020 Workplace Excellence Outie Award!

Amy E. Wilson, executive sponsor for our LGBTQ+ and ally employee resource group, shares a bit more on Dow’s ongoing commitment to LGBTQ+ equality. 

The “Outies” are awarded at the annual Out & Equal Workplace Summit. Outie Awards recognize individuals and organizations who are leaders in advancing equality for LGBTQ people in workplaces globally. Read more about them here.

Cox Supports Young Social Change Leaders

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More than two dozen young people will learn to be global leaders and agents of nonviolent social change as participants in The King Center’s CampNow Leadership Academy, thanks to support from Cox Enterprises. 

Through a partnership with The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change, Cox is sponsoring scholarships that will send 25 students through the 2021 CampNow program. 

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