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The JetBlue Foundation and The Nantucket Project Support the Rwanda Girls Initiative

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In celebration of Women’s History Month, JetBlue and The JetBlue Foundation are bringing attention to the great work being done by the Rwandan Girls Initiative (RGI) whose mission is to educate and empower the girls of Rwanda to reach their highest potential.

VIDEO | Whole Foods Market Surprises Downtown Shoppers on International Women's Day

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A flash mob took over the Whole Foods Market on South Lamar for a good cause.

The flash mob was held in honor of International Women’s Day on Thursday, and it caught some lunch time shoppers by surprise.

“I didn't know what I was going to get for lunch, so I was just thinking about that and when I heard the music I thought this was an event for South by [Southwest],” said Gabrielle Orlando, a Whole Foods Market shopper. “I saw everyone surrounding it and got sucked in."

Why I’d Love All Women to Be Able to Thrive in a World That Values and Encourages Talent, Irrespective of Gender

By Helen Mills
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The theme of this year’s International Women’s Day is #pressforprogress, and though we’re undeniably advancing toward gender equality in our workplaces, I think there’s still more to be done. Often, one of the issues that holds many women back begins in childhood, when certain behaviours are labelled.

Women's History Month: Advice for Other Women

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In honor of Women's History Month, Lori Marco, Senior Vice President of External Affairs and General Counsel shares some advice for other women:

"Courage is like a muscle. It strengthens with use. Do something every day that scares you. You'll be amazed at what you can accomplish."

Women's History Month: The Best Advice

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In honor of Women's History Month, Deanna Brady, Group Vice President and President of Consumer Product Sales, shares the best advice she's received:

"A board member gave me the advice once that, as a female leader, one thing I must do is remove barriers for women to advance, not just help them overcome the same hurdles I faced."

Women's History Month: What Inspires You?

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Wendy Watkins, Vice President of Corporate Communications, shares what inspires her:

"I have had the mentorship and friendship of some incredible women throughout my career. We often speak of the next generation of emerging leaders and how they inspire us with their passionate commitment to making lasting change in this world."

Merck Earns Place on 2018 List of Top Companies for Executive Women

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KENILWORTH, N.J., March 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- The National Association for Female Executives (NAFE) named Merck as one of its 2018 NAFE Top Companies for Executive Women. The award recognizes U.S. corporations where women have significant clout to make the decisions that affect their company’s future and its bottom line. The NAFE Top 70 Companies are featured in the April/May issue of Working Mother.

For International Women’s Day, I’m Inviting Guys to the Table

By Alison Clark
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A sad reality: we all know hardworking, high performing women who don’t necessarily get ahead. Why? Research shows that when it comes to getting career-accelerating assignments, making influential connections and landing key promotions, women are often overlooked.

Building a Diverse Workplace

At TransCanada, we believe a workplace that includes people with diverse backgrounds, opinions and skills makes us a better company
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At TransCanada, we believe a workplace that includes people with diverse backgrounds, opinions and skills makes us a better company. Our vision is to ensure our workforce reflects the communities where we live and work, and make sure everyone is respected and able to contribute to their full potential.

In recognition of International Women’s Day on March 8, hear from one of our strong female leaders as she reflects on her dynamic career at TransCanada.

Meet Nicole Remillard, director of Health, Safety, Security and Emergency Management

Destined for Greatness: 5 Places Where Women Made History

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Sure, you can crack open a history book to read about the courageous women who fought for women’s rights over the years. But why just read about them when you can take a walk in these women’s shoes, and visit the places where they took a stand? In honor of International Women’s Day, we’re sharing 5 places we fly where you can get inspired by the powerful women who have paved the way for women today.

Seneca Falls, New York (July 19 – 20, 1848) 

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