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Transforming JetBlue’s Network Through Mentorship

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“I have enjoyed the JetBlue program. They treated us with respect. It was good that they said, ’We are not people with disabilities, we are people with different abilities.’”

—Viviana Guzman, Graduate of LaGuardia Community College in Queens, NY

Acquiring the right talent takes commitment. In 2016, we continued our effort to build our network through mentoring programs for vets, individuals with disabilities, and underrepresented groups of emerging talent.

Cargill Joins CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion

“A focus on diversity is good for business”
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MINNEAPOLIS, June 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Cargill CEO David MacLennan is one of the business leaders signing on to the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™, a collaboration between more than 150 CEOs pledging to make their companies places where diverse experiences and perspectives are welcomed and employees feel empowered to discuss inclusion and diversity.

Ingersoll Rand Joins More Than 150 Companies in Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

CEOs pledge to collaborate and cultivate workplaces that support open dialogue and meaningful action to advance diversity and inclusion
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DAVIDSON, N.C., June 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Michael W. Lamach, chairman and CEO of Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, joined more than 150 of America’s leading CEOs in a pledge to cultivate diversity and inclusion in the workplace through the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™.

Sands China Academy Celebrates Internship Program Graduation

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In May, Sands China Academy hosted a graduation ceremony for the 111 Macao university students who completed Sands China’s Integrated Resort Internship Program.  Sands China celebrated the students’ achievements and three graduates were presented with an “Impressive Performance Award” with a limited-edition souvenir by their department heads as a token of recognition for their exceptional performance.

Encouraging Women In Engineering and Operations: Get to Know Toni Stubbs

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Toni Stubbs had her sights set on being an attorney, but a chance encounter at her local library launched her on a new career path.

Toni is vice president of technology engineering and operations for Cox Virginia. She serves as the head of all network planning, engineering and the master telecommunications center operations throughout Cox Virginia’s Hampton Roads, Northern Virginia and Roanoke footprints. She also leads an enterprise engineering fulfillment operations team.

A Chance Encounter with a Computer

“Gateway Select” Pilot Program Will Diversify the Skies

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“Many dream of becoming a pilot but are deterred by financial realities… We have an opportunity to create the best pilot training program in the U.S. while also removing some of the economic and social barriers so that those with the natural aptitude can pursue their dream.”

—Warren Christie, Senior Vice President of Safety, Security, and Training, JetBlue

Innovative Thinking and Technology: The Key to Solving Global Problems

by Brandi DeCarli, Founding Partner of Farm from a Box
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Every aspect of our modern-day lives has been impacted by technology. From cloud and robotics to digital currency and drones, our lives are inextricably tied to the technology that surrounds us. While farming may not be the first thing that comes to mind when thinking of technology, it has played a key role in changing the face of agriculture and our global food system.

Healthcare Benefits for Families of All Shapes and Sizes

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“JetBlue is thrilled to once again earn a top rating in HRC’s Corporate Equality Index...In a time when it’s more important than ever to come together as a nation and embrace our rich diversity, we continue to celebrate our LGBTQ crewmembers and are proud to be recognized as one of America’s best places to work.”

—Robin Hayes, President & CEO, JetBlue

Walmart | Creating Economic Opportunity

Supporting local, diverse and small businesses
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Across the thousands of communities Walmart is privileged to operate in, we see firsthand the importance of business as a source of jobs and tax revenue. As a major retailer, Walmart can help strengthen farmers, manufacturers and small businesses around the world through our sourcing and other initiatives. For example, we can advance local manufacturing, empower women entrepreneurs and improve local agricultural production by working with others to support technological innovation, access to capital and access to markets.

Heels and Hosiery: Lucy Choi and Bianca Miller-Cole on “Taking Risks”

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Shoe designer Lucy Choi and entrepreneur Bianca Miller–Cole were the guests of honour last week at an evening of inspiration hosted by the Barclays Win Gender network.

“It’s important to take risks in life,” says shoe designer Lucy Choi. “If you believe and feel passionate about what you’re doing, then go for it.”

Choi was talking to around 100 Barclays staff who crammed into her boutique in central London last week seeking inspiration, insider tips – and possibly a new pair of heels.

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