August 30, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The 2017 ANDICOM Congress of digital transformation, led by CINTEL (ICT Research and Development Center), in Cartagena, hosted the first edition of the 2017 Digital Business Transformation Awards, which recognize Colombian companies that have remarkably contributed to their organizations and society through technology.
The Manos al Agua-Intelligent Water Management Project was among the three finalists in the category of Social Impact, in which 40 projects took part. The recognition was awarded by CINTEL and WaterHouseCoopers.
August 26th is Women's Equality Day, a day commemorating the signing of the 19th Amendment, which granted U.S. women the right to vote. On August 26, 1920, American women rightfully became part of the political process to form policies that would affect them, their families, schools, states and the entire country.
In a research report developed by BNY Mellon and the UN Foundation called “Return on Equality: Investment Opportunities to Help Close the Global Gender Gap,” we highlight a $300 billion market opportunity in taking a products-and-services approach to gender parity. We believe the industry is on a path of innovation and charted our collective steps forward in this new graphic. It recognizes how important it is to spark new dialogue and collaborations in order to improve women’s lives globally.
A good role model can be hard to find. Especially, for women in the technology industry.
But for companies, role modeling is part of a well-rounded strategy for leveling the playing field. It is also one of the trickiest to execute well for some companies. But as we’re learning at HP, it doesn’t have to be such a challenge.
At its core, good role modeling revolves around trust. Not only does it require trust between individuals, it also requires an organization that fosters frank conversations, openness, and the ability to meet people where they are.
Whether you are a student, entrepreneur, experienced manager or just embarking on a career path, there was a place for you at the 2017 Women’s Leadership Conference (WLC).
Hosted by The MGM Resorts Foundation and held at the MGM Grand Conference Center on August 7-8, the sold-out 11th Annual WLC was open to women (and men) of all ethnicities, professions and social backgrounds, locally and nationally.
Last month, we discussed the business case for gender equity and the growing momentum among corporations to create new value and capture untapped value by advancing gender equity through their core business. Companies can create shared value by advancing gender equity at 3 levels: