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More Than 600 Representatives From Business, Government and Civil Society Call for Gender Equality at the United Nations

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UNITED NATIONS, N.Y., March 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The United Nations Global Compact, United Nations Office for Partnerships (UNOP) and UN Women convened over 600 representatives from business, Government and civil society this week to discuss business action to advance gender equality and women’s empowerment.

Hormel Foods Hosts Three Student Winners of its Annual MLK Essay Contest

Hormel Foods employees commemorate MLK Day and Black History Month with an essay competition for elementary and middle school students from across the country
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March 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Three winners of the eighth annual Hormel Foods MLK essay contest visited the Hormel Foods corporate offices today to read their winning essays to company employees. The students – Patrick Brown from Little Rock, Ark., Blessyn Champ from Minneapolis, Minn., and Ben Kim from Atlanta, Ga. – claimed the top honors among hundreds of entries from 19 different schools this year. Their visit to the corporate office marks the second time the company has invited essay winners in for a reading.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Named to 2019 NAFE Top Companies for Executive Women Annual List

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Bristol-Myers Squibb is excited to again be part of the 2019 NAFE Top Companies for Executive Women annual list. The company is committed to empowering women like Catherine Liu, Head of Finance, Intercon FP&A and South East Asia, through the development of female talent, career advancement and leadership opportunities at BMS.

Finding My Balance: An Unvarnished Perspective from A Working Mother, with A Dual Career Home and Young Family

By Kate Wylie, Global VP Sustainability
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Bookshops and blogs are full of stories of working mums who have it all, sharing tips on how to maximize your career and family life, without sacrificing either. However the recent Guardian article, 

Let’s All Help Create a #Balanceforbetter

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Today at Dell Technologies, we join the world to celebrate International Women’s Day (IWD)! This global celebration is all about how we can collectively work together to recognize women’s achievements, raise awareness against issues like bias, and create a more gender-balanced world.

Sysco’s Tom Bené Named A WFF 2019 Industry Titan

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About 250 Sysco associates from across the world are taking part in three days of learning, networking and collaboration at

Sysco Celebrates International Women's Day 2019

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Advancing gender equality in the workplace is an important part of Inclusiveness, one of our Sysco Values. It is also a key business imperative that helps us better reflect our customers and communities.

International Women’s Day is a global celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. Recognized first in 1911 in Europe, International Women’s Day is now observed around the globe in support of advancing gender equality.

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Better the Balance, Better the World

Symantec supports TechWomen and a gender-balanced tech industry
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By Eileen Brewer, Director in Product Development, Symantec

Today is International Women's Day, a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. This year’s theme #BalanceforBetter focuses on how gender balance is essential for economies and communities to thrive.

H.R. 5050 Puts Women Entrepreneurs on the Path to Parity

Celebrating 30 years of the Women’s Business Ownership Act
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Given that the number of women-owned businesses has grown at nearly four times the rate of men-owned firms over the past 20 years[1] — 28.5% vs. 7.5% — it’s nearly incomprehensible that just 30 years ago a woman needed a male cosigner to obtain a business loan. That all changed in 1988 with the passage of H.R. 5050, the Women’s Business Ownership Act, a piece of landmark legislation that is the bedrock for policies, programs and public/private initiatives that continue to support businesswomen today.

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