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Digital Transformation Requires that Every Voice Be Heard

by Kevin Bandy SVP, Chief Digital Officer
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As I prepared to participate in Accenture’s International Women’s Day in a session titled, “The Equality Advantage,” I reflected on the events in my life and career that led me to this point.

In China, a New Program Helps Women Supply Chain Workers Get Ahead

Female factory workers develop new skills thanks to Plan W from HP and its partner Diageo.
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The women who power China’s factories can often face tough odds in getting ahead.

A Wrinkle in Time Creators Encourage Girls to Channel Their Inner Warriors, Pursue Their Dreams

HP joined Ava DuVernay and Reese Witherspoon to celebrate Black Girls Code and its mission to boost women of color in tech.
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Everything starts with a story. Just ask Sasha Williams, a 16-year old with big dreams. On Feb. 24th, Williams didn’t just get a selfie — she got a hug and words of encouragement from Ava DuVernay, the directing powerhouse whose work, from 13th to Selma, tackles inclusion and racial division head on and continues to find new ways to define the art of storytelling.

JetBlue Encourages Young Aviators to #FlyLikeAGirl

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“Tying into our mission of inspiring humanity, we have a responsibility to help educate young girls about the wonders of aviation and what we do. It was really fun seeing the girls’ eyes light up and for them to see the possibilities that they can make this their career as well,” shared Rachel McCarthy, SVP Talent & Learning, JetBlue.

VMware Diversity and Inclusion Update 2018

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By Amber Boyle, VMware Diversity and Inclusion Director 

This year, the conversation around diversity has been amplified. While progress is being made in the area of diversity and inclusion (D&I) from Hollywood to the C-suite, company diversity report releases alone won’t move the needle in our communities. Conversation – and action – need to take place every day.

Viacommunity Hosts a Screening of Selma in Honor of Black History Month

by Amanda Critelli
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On Feb. 21, 40 high school students from New York City and neighboring public schools made their way to Viacom’s Times Square headquarters to celebrate Black History Month with a screening of Paramount’s critically acclaimed Selma, a crucial film about the African-American experience.

VIDEO | Frontier Co-op Is Powering Her Potential Through Whole Planet Foundation

$100,000 Fund Member Makes a Difference through Spices and Essential Oils
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Frontier Co-op is a $100,000 Fund partner responsible to people and planet and has been supporting Whole Planet Foundation's mission of global poverty alleviation through microcredit since 2012.

How HP Is Supporting Female Leaders in India

One HP employee’s idea became a program that supported dozens of women's professional development.
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by Christian Hicks, a member of HP’s Employee Experience team

Nearly half of India’s 1.3 billion people are women. Yet women comprise only one-third of HP employees in India—and just 15 percent are managers.

When HP’s Nanditha Seetharamaiah learned about this inequality, she decided to do something about it.

Celebrating Pi Day By Taking JetBlue to New Dimensions

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Happy Pi Day! Pi Day is celebrated on 3/14 around the world. Pi (Greek letter “π”) is the symbol used in mathematics to represent a constant — the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter — which is approximately 3.141592.  Pi has been calculated to over one trillion digits beyond its decimal point.

Women, Energy & Economic Prosperity - The Undeniable Link

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Despite the substantial, positive contribution to growth and innovation made by women, disparities still exist in access to education and economic opportunities that limit women from achieving their full sociopolitical power.  Although women make up more than 50% of global population, and average 40% of the world’s labor force, women continue to lag in promotional opportunities, wages, and land ownership, and are inhibited in their pursuit of education and employment by lack of access to social and natural resources.

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