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Viacom Launches Campaign Backing #SeeHer Initiative

Sponsors include J&J, Unilever
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By Jon Lafayette

Viacom on Thursday launches a year-long series of public service announcements supporting the Association of National Advertisers’ #SeeHer initiative, which aims to show a positive portrayal of women in media.

Empowering Entrepreneurs: Interview With Gayle Grindley, Investing in Future Generations

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Meet Gayle Grindley, Natural Channel Sales Director for Unilever

Gayle Grindley has travelled with Whole Planet Foundation and met microcredit clients in Austin, San Diego, Phoenix, in Guatemala in Central America (pictured), in Paraguay, South America and in Togo, West Africa.  

1.  What is your inspiration to support women entrepreneurs?  

Northern Trust Included in Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index

Northern Trust also honored by Forbes and Fortune rankings
Press Release

CHICAGO, January 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Northern Trust announced today that it is one of 104 companies included in Bloomberg’s first sector-neutral Gender-Equality Index (GEI).

Aramark Named a Top 50 Employer for People With Disabilities

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Aramark has been named a Top 50 employer for their diversity and inclusion efforts for people with disabilities by CAREERS & the disABLED Magazine for the fourth year in a row.

Citi Community Development, the City of New York and National Disability Institute Launch New National Initiative Aimed at Building the Financial Security of People With Disabilities

Press Release

NEW YORK, January 29, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Today, Citi Community Development, the City of New York, and National Disability Institute (NDI) announced the launch of Empowered Cities, a new national initiative enabling municipalities to expand financial empowerment and economic inclusion for people living with disabilities and their families.

Want An Innovative Business? Start With Gender Equality.

by Michelle King
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"If you don’t have diverse talent within your organization, or if women aren’t playing a key role in driving innovation, you will not keep up with the external pressures and demands of an increasingly diverse and dynamic customer base,” says Nate Hurst, Chief Sustainability and Social Impact Officer at HP.

Female Founders Forum: Chef and Entrepreneur Lisa Tse Speaks About the Challenges of Starting Your Own Business

"It’s tough to start up"
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Originally published on Barclays

In the same week that the UK Government appointed its first ‘Minister for Loneliness’, we sat down with acclaimed chef and entrepreneur Lisa Tse, who spoke to us about the challenges of isolation and loneliness that often come with the early stages of starting a business.

Maria Hughes Discusses the Critical Role of Inclusion and Diversity

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Maria Hughes, Humana’s Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer, recently spoke with DiversityInc about the critical role that I&D plays and the perspective she brings to her job.

She noted that “in order for inclusion and diversity to be successful in our organization, it has to be connected to our values, sustainable and drive business outcomes.”

Activating With Purpose: How Brands Too Can Make a Difference for Women

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It’s no secret that women’s rights and female empowerment have taken center stage in today’s society. Just this past weekend hundreds of thousands of women and men, again took to the streets to make their voices heard across the US on human rights, gender equality and parity, immigration reform, healthcare, reproductive rights, racial and LGBT equality and countless other issues.

Q&A With Global Diversity and Inclusion Leader Rohini Anand, PhD

By Rohini Anand, Ph.D
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What are some of the main responsibilities of your role? 

The role of anyone leading global diversity and inclusion (D&I) efforts and strategy is to impact culture change. My responsibility is to create a more inclusive culture at Sodexo and to position us as a good corporate citizen. As D&I change agents, we have to approach our work with a systems mindset, looking to address processes, policies and procedures, mindsets and behaviors, and, ultimately, the culture.

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