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Why Diversity and Inclusion Are Key to Solving Water Challenges

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How does diversity and inclusion help us solve water challenges? How does this lead to innovation? These were two of the main questions discussed at a recent panel hosted by Xylem at Stockholm World Water Week. The panel participants discussed women and water, why diversity and inclusion are so important to water management, and gave tips on how organizations can make sure everyone’s voice is heard.

Acting Locally to Help Achieve Global Sustainable Development Goals

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September 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Saturday, September 21, kicked off the 2019 Global Goals Week, which brings together governments, businesses, international organizations and others during the UN General Assembly to help accelerate action around the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). SDGs are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity.

The Scotiabank Women Initiative Commits $3 Billion in Capital over Its First Three Years to Support Women-Led Businesses

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ORONTO, Sept. 25, 2019 /CNW/ - The Scotiabank Women Initiative™ today announced its commitment to allocate $3 billion in funding to women-led business in Canada over its first three years. The investment was announced at its fourth Un-Mentorship Boot Camp for women entrepreneurs held today in Toronto.

Where Do We Go From Here? Reflections From the Equity, Talent, and Tech Community

by Kamau Bobb, Senior Director of the Constellations Center for Equity in Computing at Georgia Tech
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Over the last year, the CECP Systemic Investment in Equity, Talent, and Tech (ETT) Accelerate Community has grappled with issues at the heart of diversity and inclusion in the tech sector. The lack of significant collective progress coupled with the current national tenor suggests this is an appropriate moment of reckoning. The nature of the problem is so embedded in the social challenges of the country that the only way to achieve meaningful impact is to move collectively and with careful reflection.

Women in Manufacturing Starts with a Diverse Candidate Pool at Domtar

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Optimizing the operational lines at Windsor

With dreams of a career in Science, Technology, Engineering and Production (STEP) since high school, Marie Cyr graduated as a mechanical engineer from L’Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal, joined Domtar in 1995 as a project engineer and soon transitioned to maintenance engineer. “I was the first female engineer at Windsor and the stakes were high,” Cyr recalled. “I realized very quickly I wanted to lead a team, and no challenge was too great for me to tackle in order to reach that goal.” 

Sodexo Recognized by LATINA Style, Inc. as one of the Top 50 Companies of the Year

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GAITHERSBURG, Md., September 25, 2019 /3BL Media/-- Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, announced today that it has been selected as one of the Top 50 Companies of the Year by LATINA Style, Inc. The full list of companies has been published in the August issue of LATINA Style Magazine.

"What a Magical Thing, to Be Able to Fly"

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Claudia Zapata-Cardone was recently promoted to Captain at United, an achievement she says is the direct result of a career where she mirrored the hard work, determination and perseverance of her parents who migrated to the U.S. from Colombia in the 1970s.

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Programs and Policies for Working Parents Put Booz Allen on Working Mother’s ‘Best Company’ List

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At Booz Allen, a working parent can lead teams for the US Air Force, take on assignments around the world, shape company policy, and much more. Possibilities like these earned the firm its 21st consecutive ranking on Working Mother’s annual Best Companies list, plus the honor of Lead Associate Lidija Franklin named Working Mother of the Year for 2019.

UN Women Strengthens Partnership With HP to Expand Digital Learning Opportunities for Women and Girls

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NEW YORK CITY – September 24, 2019 - /3BL Media/ – On September 23, 2019, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka and HP Vice President and Managing Director for Africa Elisabeth Moreno signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to expand digital learning opportunities for women and girls in five priority countries: Senegal, South Africa, Nigeria, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Morocco.

Kimberly-Clark Recognized as One of 2019’s 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers

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Kimberly-Clark has been named to Working Mother’s annual list of the 100 Best Companies for 2019 for its work to create opportunities for female career advancement, paid parental leave, benefits and flextime. The company also earned a spot on the 2017 and 2018 lists.

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