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Championing Women and Celebrating Originality, the Bacardi Spirit Forward Women Empowerment Series Returns for Its 2nd Year

In Partnership with PUNCH, the 2019 Conference Aims to Honor Female Industry Leaders, Inspire Positive Change and Provide Impactful Tools for the Hospitality Industry & Beyond
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CORAL GABLES, Fla., March 27, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Bacardi Women In Leadership, in partnership with PUNCH, is pleased to present the second annual Spirit Forward Women Empowerment Series, dedicated to championing the outstanding individuals that make up the hospitality community, and elevating them to their highest potential.

Hallmark Leader Profiles | Q & A With Michelle Vicary About Promoting Diversity and an Inclusive Workforce

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Michelle Vicary Executive Vice President of Programming, Crown Media Family Networks

NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENTS: Cablefax’s Most Powerful Women in Cable • Launched three new movie franchises: “Emma Fielding Mysteries,” starring Courtney Thorne-Smith; “Darrow & Darrow,” starring Kimberly Williams; and “Fixer Upper Mysteries,” starring Jewel.

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Michelle Vicary Executive Vice President of Programming, Crown Media Family Networks

NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENTS: Cablefax’s Most Powerful Women in Cable • Launched three new movie franchises: “Emma Fielding Mysteries,” starring Courtney Thorne-Smith; “Darrow & Darrow,” starring Kimberly Williams; and “Fixer Upper Mysteries,” starring Jewel.

Video | The Disability Collection: Zahra Chauhan

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People with disabilities make up about 20% of the population, but are featured in less than 2% of the images we see in the media. Let’s change that.

Verizon, Getty Images and the National Disability Leadership Alliance are creating The Disability Collection, a growing collection of stock images that break stereotypes and authentically portray people with disabilities in everyday life.

This is the story of  Zahra Chauhan, sister, filmmaker, and student. 

Learn more at www.thedisabilitycollection.com

Recognizing Women’s Empowerment as a Catalyst for Business and Change

by Jean-Pascal Tricoire
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At Schneider, we believe that great people make a great company. This drives our uncompromising commitment to inclusion and equity, and our goal of being the world’s leading socially responsible company. All of our employees must feel they belong and that they are uniquely valued.

Video | The Disability Collection: Ace Ratcliff

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People with disabilities make up about 20% of the population, but are featured in less than 2% of the images we see in the media. Let’s change that.

Verizon, Getty Images and the National Disability Leadership Alliance are creating The Disability Collection, a growing collection of stock images that break stereotypes and authentically portray people with disabilities in everyday life.

This is the story of Ace Ratcliff, artist, activist, and model. 

Learn more at www.thedisabilitycollection.com

MetLife Denied Her Disability Claim For Trans Surgery. Then It Voluntarily Reversed Course

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Addis talked to the human resources representative at the grocery store where she worked at the time as cashier. She decided to apply for the disability coverage anyway, hoping a note from her doctor that explained why the surgery was medically necessary would sway the company. But two weeks after surgery, a denial letter arrived from MetLife, one of the nation's largest disability insurers.

Addis called GLAD, also known as GLBTQ Legal Advocates and Defenders, and attorney Ben Klein wrote to MetLife, expecting that his letter would be the first step on the road to a lawsuit.

Forget Seats at the Table – We Need a NEW Table

By CECP's Diversity and Inclusion Team
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In corporate America, one in five C-suite executives is a woman. One in twenty-five is a woman of color. Approximately one in ten people living with disability, and one in seven people who identify as transgender are unemployed.

Trailblazing General Talks Balance and Innovation

LTG Gwendolyn Bingham headlines Booz Allen Hamilton Women’s History Month event
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As the military opens more roles to female servicemembers, the experience of those who first carved a path to leadership will be critical to the development of future leaders.  That’s why Booz Allen Hamilton welcomed U.S.

Arrow Electronics Engineers Mentor Aspiring Women Scientists

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DENVER, March 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Earlier this month, Arrow Electronics engineers Grace Doepker and Maddie Eyolfson served as mentors at Girls and Science, an annual education event that inspires girls to pursue careers in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, the arts and math).

This Lineworker Shows Mia That Girls Can Dig Holes and Set Poles

Ariel Martin: “Decide what you want to do, do it, and don’t let anyone tell you that you can’t.”
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This is part of a series for Women’s History Month where female students met with women who work at Duke Energy to tour each employee’s workplace and learn about careers in the energy industry. By showing the girls careers they were unaware of, we hope to inspire them to cast aside gender roles and set their own path.

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