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Bacardi Spirit Forward Summit Returns for Free Conversations About Authenticity, Intersectionality, the Workplace and Wellness

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Registration open for 5th annual Bacardi women’s empowerment conference hosted virtually on October 20, 2020

Featured speakers include Deshauna Barber, Misa Hylton, Ashtin Berry, Cyndie Spiegel, Chris Edwards and more.

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Registration open for 5th annual Bacardi women’s empowerment conference hosted virtually on October 20, 2020

Featured speakers include Deshauna Barber, Misa Hylton, Ashtin Berry, Cyndie Spiegel, Chris Edwards and more.

On Rural Women's Day New Holland Celebrates the Crucial Role of Women in Agriculture

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Women across the world play a key role in agricultural production, food security and nutrition, land and natural resource management, and building climate resilience. On this day, New Holland celebrates their contribution through the stories of farming women from across the world, highlighting their ingenuity, resilience, determination and passion for farming.

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Women across the world play a key role in agricultural production, food security and nutrition, land and natural resource management, and building climate resilience. On this day, New Holland celebrates their contribution through the stories of farming women from across the world, highlighting their ingenuity, resilience, determination and passion for farming.

“We Have a Proud Legacy and Our Future Is Bright!”

T-Mobile’s External Diversity and Inclusion Council members say celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month on a companywide level is the right way to honor Latinx employees — past, present and future.
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By Shawna Ryan, T-Mobile Stories

“Most people know about the Latino population in terms of statistics,” says T-Mobile External Diversity and Inclusion Council member Gilbert Casellas. “There are 58 million of us, with a GDP that’s equivalent to $2.3 trillion, and if we were a separate country we would be the eighth largest country in the world. Fortunately, we’re part of this great country and making it even greater.”

IBM is Helping Close the Opportunity Gap with P-TECH

By Nahum Pacheco
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Many leaders in education talk about closing the achievement gap, but during an economic crisis like we’re all experiencing today, it’s more about closing the opportunity gap–especially in communities like mine, where many Hispanics live.

Hispanics are a growing community in our country and continue to increase in population and economic impact annually. In fact, 6 in 10 Latinos in the United States are 35 years old or younger and responsible for 82% of the labor force growth.

Booz Allen VP Michael Ruiz Talks Cuban American Upbringing and Turning Obstacles into Superpowers

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Every year from September 15 to October 15, National Hispanic Heritage Month honors the cultures and histories of Americans whose ancestors come from Central and South America, the Caribbean, Mexico, and Spain.

Diversifying Science and Technology: Meet Booz Allen's Women of Color STEM Awardees for 2020

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According to the National Science Foundation, members of historically underrepresented groups—women and Blacks, Hispanics, and American Indians or Alaska Natives—have increased their representation in the science and engineering labor force in recent decades.

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month: How Booz Allen Employees Embrace Their Past, Present, and Future

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“Be proud of your past and embrace the future.” 

This is the 2020 theme for Hispanic Heritage Month, an annual event that celebrates the cultures and histories of American citizens whose ancestors came from Central and South America, the Caribbean, Mexico, and Spain.

Here five employees from Booz Allen discuss their Hispanic-American identities, their families, the traditions that shape their lives, and their hopes for the future.

“I was always taught to be myself”

Cox Enterprise's Techstars Social Impact Makes Major Shift

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Recently, Cox Enterprises announced the 2021 class of the Cox Enterprises Social Impact Accelerator powered by Techstars, now in its second year, will shift its focus to support for-profit companies that are addressing social justice and systemic racism issues. The three-month program will provide hands-on mentoring, funding and global connections to 10 for-profit, mission-driven companies.

“Why Forge a New Path if No One Follows?”

Elaine Welteroth, former editor-in-chief at Teen Vogue, spoke to T-Mobile employees, offering a simple directive: leave roadmaps to help women follow the trails you’ve blazed.
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By Shawna Ryan

“There was a whole new blueprint that I was going to be sort of writing for myself as I went along the way, and there were not a lot of role models or blueprints that I could refer to throughout my journey,” Elaine Welteroth reminisced while speaking virtually to some 5,200 employees logged in to T-Mobile’s fourth annual Women’s Summit, which recently took place. “I just remember how important it felt to connect with another black woman leader.”

Leading Organizations Launch Invent Together Campaign to Narrow Patent Diversity Gap

Association of American Universities, AnitaB, the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, Qualcomm & Other Groups Committed to Raising Awareness & Finding Solutions to the Issue
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Today, leading universities, nonprofits, corporations, and other stakeholders announced the launch of Invent Together, a new campaign working to close the patent diversity gap among traditionally underrepresented inventors. Supporters – including the Association of American Universities, AnitaB, the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, and Qualcomm – are committed to helping diverse inventors take part in the innovation economy

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