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Catherine Hendrian Named As One of Crain's 2019 Notable Women in HR

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Since being elected to her position in 2016, Catherine Hendrian and her team of about 220 serve 8,500 Consumers Energy employees.

She leads the utility’s traditional HR functions and its Learning & Development and Strategy Mobilization teams and has ability to create a holistic experience that provides employees with the tools to deliver.

Hendrian strongly advocates for diversity and inclusion in the workplace. She meets with various employee groups, from minority women to millennials, to understand how she can ensure they have long-lasting careers at CMS.

Hallmark Leader Profiles | Q & A With Stacey Paine About the Path for Women Leaders

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Stacey Paine President, Crown Center Redevelopment Corporation and Executive Vice President of Real Estate

NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENTS: Steered the development of new residential and mixed-use property development at Crown Center • Secured city funding to partially offset costs to remodel 730 rooms at the Westin Crown Center hotel • Helped to attract new office tenants to the Crown Center campus • Provided leadership on the boards of directors for Visit KC, the convention and visitor's bureau serving the region, the Women’s Employment Network and the Kansas City Sports Commission.

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Stacey Paine President, Crown Center Redevelopment Corporation and Executive Vice President of Real Estate

NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENTS: Steered the development of new residential and mixed-use property development at Crown Center • Secured city funding to partially offset costs to remodel 730 rooms at the Westin Crown Center hotel • Helped to attract new office tenants to the Crown Center campus • Provided leadership on the boards of directors for Visit KC, the convention and visitor's bureau serving the region, the Women’s Employment Network and the Kansas City Sports Commission.

Feedback, Firsts, and Fearless Conversations with Booz Allen’s Lea Hurley and Kelly Shannon

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This March, Booz Allen is hosting a series of Courageous Conversations for Women’s History Month. In this second installment of this video series, Operations Lead Kelly Shannon talks with Cyber Security Leader Lea Hurley about career-changing guidance. Highlights follow.

Be open to new paths and “nontraditional” advocates

Kiki Discovers the World of Environmental Science

For Women’s History Month, an environmental scientist helps a sixth-grader see careers in STEM
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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.

Five Ways to Find STEM Success: An Interview with Nici Bush, General Manager of Mars Symbioscience

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1. What do you like best about the STEM field?

As a women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), I love the way you can work in a lab or sit in a small pilot plant but work on something that has a ripple effect so big it goes out to affect a lot of people. A scientific or technical breakthrough can create a better future for people… how’s that for a nice sense of purpose?

2. Why is it important to support women in STEM?

Domtar Vice President of Human Resources Named to the Women in Manufacturing Board of Directors

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Domtar congratulates Vice President of Human Resources Lisa Yankie for being named to the Women in Manufacturing Board of Directors. This is the only association dedicated to supporting, promoting, and inspiring women in manufacturing.

Learn more about the Women in Manufacturing association here.

Feature Friday: Hewlett Packard Enterprise

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For many WBEs, corporations can appear to be an ambiguous question mark. How does one get a corporate contract? What is the best way to connect? Sometimes, companies might hesitate approaching corporations with these questions, in fear it will lessen their chances for connection.

Teck Celebrates the Many Strengths Women Bring to the World

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Always asking questions? It’s a strength we value at Teck. Don’t ever change.

We recognize that our diversity—the many different and unique things we individually and collectively bring to work each day—contributes to building a stronger workforce and makes Teck a better company. As such, we consciously work to create an environment that respects and values the diversity of the people and communities around us.

Gender Equality is Not Just a Women’s Issue

by Laura Amaya, Clare Schroder, Sandra Medrano and Alexandra Geertz
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In the pursuit of achieving gender equality, the focus has often been on women: how to remove barriers for the inclusion of women, how to empower women, how to ensure that women gain access to health, economic, educational, and other opportunities. Since inequities are often created by unequal power dynamics between men and women, efforts that shift these dynamics, encourage behavior change, and engage men and boys as allies, are central to making progress on Sustainable Development Goal 5: Achieving gender equality and empowering all women and girls.

PepsiCo & Care Present "Closing The Crop Gap"

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We’ve partnered with CARE to launch a global campaign that gives a platform to five women farmers in India, Egypt, Guatemala, Poland and the United States to tell their stories about the challenges they face, like so many women throughout the world. Through their stories, we hope to start a conversation about why it’s important to work together towards finding solutions to close the Crop Gap.

Watch these women’s stories, and vote for the film that moved you the most. By voting, you’ll receive a code for a $25 USD credit to use on Kiva.org*.

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