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Opening a Window of Opportunity to Bring More Women into the Tech Workforce

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The pandemic has shown that it can deepen inequities — and create opportunities. Women are disproportionately affected by many of the cultural, economic, and technological shifts the pandemic is accelerating. But even as many women navigate their new roles as full-time caregivers, ad hoc teachers, and bread winners, digitization is providing a unique opportunity for women to rise.

Paving the Path to Economic Equality for Women Around the World

Louise Pentland, EVP, Chief Business Affairs and Legal Officer
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UN Women recently announced the latest group of organizations to join its Generation Equality “Action Coalitions” initiative, established to propel greater movement towards advancing gender equality. I’m so proud to count PayPal among these organizations in our role as the private sector leader for the Economic Justice and Rights Coalition.

WSP Announces NEPA Nerd Campaign

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As a celebration of Engineers Week and Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day, we're excited to launch our NEPA Nerd campaign. The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) presents ever-changing challenges and problem-solving opportunities to master. When you have a passion for that kind of brain teaser, you become a NEPA Nerd.

Meet Katharine Mather, WSP USA planner.

“Sometimes You Have To Be Your Own Hero”

T-Mobile’s new Senior Vice President of the Central Regional Network Engineering & Operations shares her journey from Africa to America, overcoming adversity and seizing opportunity to pave a way for herself and blaze a trail for others.
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By Shawna Ryan, T-Mobile Stories

Ask Edwige Robinson what gave her the grit to embark on a courageous career path in a field where she had no mentors and no clear path to success, and her answer may surprise you.

“I love this question because it will help many people — you see, I stumbled into the tech realm a couple of decades ago.”

American Airlines Names Adriane M. Brown To Its Board of Directors

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FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ — American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) today announced the election of Adriane M. Brown, 62, to its board of directors. Brown will also serve on the company’s Audit and Corporate Governance and Public Responsibility committees.

Alliance Data's African American Resource Group Employee Spotlight: Daynor Carman and Charise Dunewood

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"Lifting as we climb, onward and upward we go, struggling and striving and hoping that the buds and blossoms of our desires will burst into glorious fruition ere long" - civil rights activist and journalist, Mary Church Terrell. This week’s featured associates embody the “lifting as we climb” spirit through their work in the community. 

Alliance Data's African American Resource Group Employee Spotlight: La'Ron Louis and Paulette Burks

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This week, we continue to partner with our African American Resource Group (AARG) to share the perspectives and experiences of associates in observance of Black History Month. The AARG encourages Black associates and their allies to “lift as we climb," educating themselves and uplifting the community around them.

Jannet Walker-Ford Named WSP USA National Transit & Rail Leader

Brings to the firm more than 20 years of experience working with large transportation agencies, leading key transit, rail, highway and aviation projects across the U.S.
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla., February 23, 2021, /3BL Media/ — Jannet Walker-Ford, a leader with more than two decades of experience in mobility and transportation systems, has been named the national transit and rail leader for WSP USA, a leading engineering and professional services consultancy.

Bayer CEO Werner Baumann: Diversity Needs Clear Commitments

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Let's be completely honest here: I am a white, German man in his late 50s who spent his entire professional life in the same company. If that resume leaves you thinking that I’m not a suitable ambassador for inclusion and diversity, I’d think that’s too bad, but I could understand it.

During my time in leadership, the perspective on diversity in business and society has changed. This also applies to our company and to myself.

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