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Merck Named One of the Top 50 Best Companies for Latinas to Work by LATINA Style

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Merck has been named one of the 50 best companies for Latinas to work for in the U.S. by LATINA Style, Inc, underscoring the company’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. 

The LATINA Style 50 Report recognizes companies who support programs that encourage training, retention and promotion for Latinas within the company.  Evaluations for the 2020 report are based on 2019 data.

Celebrating Merck's Global Diversity & Inclusion Experience Month

How we're leaning into the voices, perspectives and experiences that strengthen our purpose
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In January 2015, Celeste Warren, vice president and chief diversity officer, suggested during a team meeting that we need to celebrate the diversity of our employees and provide them with time to pause, learn and reflect. Energized, the team realized that a day — or even a week — would not be impactful enough. Celeste took in the perspectives of the team and said, “Let’s take the month,” and Global Diversity & Inclusion (GD&I) Experience Month was born.

BET: Empowering Black Voters on Election Day

BET dedicates a day of programming to acknowledge and rejoice in the power of the Black electorate as part of its year-long civic engagement campaign #ReclaimYourVote.
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By Kelby Clark

In fewer than 50 days, it will be Election Day and BET wants Black voters nationwide to know the importance of casting their ballot.

Partnering With the Latino Hispanic American Community Center to Help Children Achieve Their Brightest Future

By Ruben Cardona & Erika Nava, Latino Business Resource Group
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At Hershey, we consciously work to ensure our employees feel comfortable bringing their whole selves to work each day, and that our workforce mirrors the diversity of our consumers around the world. One of the ways we do this is through our eight, diverse, employee-led Business Resource Groups, including the Latino Business Resource Group (LBRG).

Whirlpool Corporation Celebrates Inclusion and Diversity in Multiple Regions Around the World for Global Inclusion Week

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North American Region (NAR)

For the second year in a row, Whirlpool Corporation in North America celebrated Global Inclusion Week (GIW) with a variety of speakers and sessions designed to engage employees and teach them about the importance and benefits of Inclusion and Diversity in the workplace. 

This year’s sessions included Jennifer Brown, author of “How to be an Inclusive Leader.”

Key Takeaways From Climate Week: The Business Case for Climate Justice

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In the context of the news this week, we find ourselves in another pivotal moment. Not only is it Climate Week, but the U.S. faced yet another racial injustice in Breonna Taylor’s court ruling. Today’s newsletter addresses these issues and how they, and so many other issues of today, intersect.

Northern Trust Corporate Philanthropy: Broadening the Opportunity

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Northern Trust is committed to creating more equitable opportunities to achieve long-term financial success for those who too often face unfair hurdles because of their race, ethnicity, gender, geography or socio-economic conditions.

Our approach to corporate philanthropy addresses four key areas: Education, Food, Healthcare and Housing. In the coming weeks and months, we will highlight why we are focused on each vital aspect of enriching our communities.

Smithfield Foods' Megan Supan Recognized at 8th Annual STEP Ahead Awards for Excellence in Manufacturing

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SMITHFIELD, Va., September 25, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Smithfield Foods, Inc. is proud to announce that Megan Supan, operations development manager, in its Wichita, Kansas facility, has been named an emerging leader as part of The Manufacturing Institute's annual STEP Ahead Awards. The STEP Ahead Awards honor women who have demonstrated excellence and leadership in their careers and represent all levels of the manufacturing industry.

NortonLifeLock Re-launches HOLA (Hispanic/Latino Outreach, Leadership & Advancement)

This National Hispanic Heritage Month let’s listen, learn, connect, educate, and celebrate
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By Marie Miller-Rodriquez | Sr. Marketing Operations Manager with ID8, NortonLifeLock’s internal creative agency

I love computers, technology, and the Internet and am proud to be a part of a company whose purpose to create a safer digital world is critical both now and to our future. Even more importantly, I was drawn to NortonLifeLock’s employee-first culture, the forward-thinking mindset that encourages employees to connect with and appreciate one another’s diverse contributions.

CITGO, Stanley Black & Decker, and Discovery Education Invite Students to Solve Real-World Problems for a Chance to Win $50,000

Call for Entries Now Open for Nationwide Challenges
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SILVER SPRING, Md., September 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Supporting educators in the use of project-based learning, CITGO Petroleum Corporation, Stanley Black & Decker, and Discovery Education introduce two student challenges. Both the CITGO Fueling Education Challenge and the Stanley Black & Decker Making for Good Challenge are now open for entries to middle and high school students nationwide, showcasing creative problem-solving applied to real-world issues.

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