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Building a More Diverse Talent Pipeline in Cybersecurity: Insights from Booz Allen San Diego Leader Jennie Brooks

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Today’s employers continue to need cybersecurity professionals. In San Diego alone, there are over 8,000 jobs directly related to cybersecurity, an increase of 11% since just 2016. 

How to Stop the Tidal Wave of Multicultural Women Fleeing Corporate America

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Together with Working Mother Media, Moody's is committed to ending the multicultural gender gap in corporate America. 

In their latest report Moody's Global Head of CSR, Arlene Isaacs-Lowe, shares advice for employers on promoting diversity:

Abilities First at Hershey

KIMBERLY MISCAVAGE, Manager, Human Resources, Global Supply Chain 2.0
Summary: 
  • As the mother of a child with a rare neuromuscular condition, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has had a large impact on my personal and professional life.
  • Many of the modern conveniences we all use today originated due to the ADA.
  • At Hershey, our Abilities First Business Resource Group (BRG) connects those employees living with a disability with employees who are passionate about accessibility and accommodations to successfully live and work.
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  • As the mother of a child with a rare neuromuscular condition, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has had a large impact on my personal and professional life.
  • Many of the modern conveniences we all use today originated due to the ADA.
  • At Hershey, our Abilities First Business Resource Group (BRG) connects those employees living with a disability with employees who are passionate about accessibility and accommodations to successfully live and work.

Nourishing Young Minds

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Beginning in 2018, Hershey has collaborated with one of the largest providers of the Midday Meal Scheme in India, Annamrita, along with IIT-Bombay and Sion Hospital. This collaboration is exploring how different foods and snacks could enhance Annamrita’s existing school lunches to provide even greater nutrition to school-aged children.

T‑Mobile Offers a Welcome “Returnship” for Women in Tech

After a successful pilot launched this past year, the company reups and expands its commitment to a new program for hiring women who have temporarily left the workforce.
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By Marissa Mancini

“I took a break relatively early in my career, and each time I navigated to an online application, it began with two choices: either ‘I am a recent graduate’ or ‘I am a seasoned professional.’”

That left Emilie Davidson feeling a little out of place. “With no local or recent professional contracts, I applied to dozens of positions each month and heard absolutely nothing back. It was easy to see how women in my situation fell through the cracks of the recruitment system,” Davidson explains. 

A Call to Action for America's CEOs: Show Your Commitment to Inclusion of People With Disabilities

By Jill Houghton and Rod Martin
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As the U.S. celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) today, we offer a simple solution for CEOs to take a meaningful step forward in advancing inclusion for a segment of the U.S. population that totals more than 60 million people of every race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and gender identity—a minority group that anyone can join at any time.

Three Leaders You Need to Hear From at BSR20

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BSR has confirmed its initial plenary lineup for the BSR Conference 2020—and couldn’t wait to share the news. Hear from these leaders in social justice, economic empowerment, and women’s rights as they hit the (virtual) stage this October:

François-Henri Pinault, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Kering

Enabling a More Diverse Entrepreneurship Ecosystem: Booz Allen's Hillarie Flood on Why We Need More Black Women in Venture Capital

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“When I say the word innovator, who comes to mind?” Hillarie Flood, a principal with Booz Allen’s Strategic Innovation Group, asked as she kicked off an expert panel discussion. 

Odds are it’s not Madam C.J. Walker, the first self-made millionaire in the United States, BET co-founder Sheila Johnson, or even Oprah Winfrey, she said. 

Despite these and many other examples of entrepreneurship success:

  • More than 75% rounds raised go to all-white founding teams

Protecting Women Peacebuilders Across The Globe

New NortonLifeLock Tech For Good partnership provides vital cyber safety training and software for women building peace in their communities
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By Kimberly Bishop | Corporate Responsibility

Conflict affects every region of our world and courageous people spend their lives working to end cycles of violence in their communities. In some countries these peacebuilders work to address extremist violence or heavy-handed security forces. In others, peacebuilders are working to rebuild trust between community members and police.

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