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Women’s Rights and the SDGs, a Conversation with Francoise Girard, President of IWHC

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In this episode of the Champions for Social Good Podcast, we sit with Francoise Girard, President of the International Women’s Health Coalition (IWHC). Francoise, who describes herself as a “feminist activist,” has been working on women’s rights at the global levels for over 20 years, and talks about why she is so passionate about policy and advocacy. IWHC, which focuses on advancing women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights, realizes that by raising the status of women, countries can advance economically and socially, Francoise explains.

An Intern’s Perspective: The Unexpected Rewards of Technical Work for Engineer Anna Perkinson

Engaging beneficiaries allows our clean energy specialist to see life-changing effects of her work
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Tetra Tech’s Sabrina Daley, International Development Services intern, is writing a series of blog posts about learning from women at Tetra Tech who are leading significant international development projects. In this post, she introduces our Anna Perkinson, senior clean energy associate, who discusses her experiences as a female technical expert in the engineering field. All opinions expressed in this post are the author’s own.

Leading With Science: Tetra Tech’s Women Innovators Solve Complex Challenges

Discussing how we lead with science to provide a sustained impact for clients around the world
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As part of our Leading with Science® campaign, we asked women from across Tetra Tech to define what it means to lead with science.

Everyday Heroines in the Spotlight: Presentation of the GOLDEN BILD DER FRAU Awards Aboard AIDAprima

AIDA Cruises supports the awarded projects with 10,000 each / Star guest Anastacia delivers moving performance
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October 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ - On October 21, 2017: The “GOLDEN BILD DER FRAU” awards were presented for the 11th time in Hamburg, aboard AIDAprima.

For the first time, AIDA Cruises hosted this awards ceremony which is staged by Europe’s biggest women’s magazine (Bild der Frau) at which six women are honored for their civil courage and charitable efforts.

The focus of the evening was on this year’s award winners – Anja Gehlken, Ninon Demuth, Bettina Landgrafe, Barbara Stäcker, Julia Cissewski and Sylke Hoß.

Arrow Electronics’ Chief Strategy Officer Cathy Morris Honored with Colorado State University Alumni Award

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Centennial, Colo. - Arrow Electronics’ Chief Strategy Officer Cathy Morris was honored with a distinguished alumni award earlier this month from the Colorado State University Alumni Association. Morris, who graduated from CSU in 1980 with a B.S. in finance and real estate, received the “College of Business Honor Alumna” award for her work guiding innovation forward at Colorado’s largest company by revenue, Arrow Electronics (NYSE:ARW).

Tupperware Brands Recognized for Accelerating Gender Diversity in the Boardroom

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Tupperware Brands was recognized at the Women Executive Leadership Corporate Salute 2017, which honored Florida's Top Companies for accelerating Gender Diversity in the Boardroom and C-suite. Tupperware Brands received the 2017 Elevate Award and Lillian Garcia, EVP/Chief HR Officer delivered the key note address.

View the complete list of honorees here 

Black, Female Insurance Exec on Quest to Mentor Teen Girls

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Teresa White, the first woman and African-American president of Georgia-based insurance giant Aflac U.S., has the knack to inspire. So says Seychelle Hercules, a formerly bashful girl who went on to win Georgia’s Miss Columbus pageant after hearing the trailblazing Black executive speak.

FOX Sports Welcomes Barrier-breaking Nigerian Sports Journalist Chisom Mbonu-Ezeoke as Part of Global Sports Mentoring Program

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FOX Sports is participating in the Global Sports Mentoring Program (GSMP) for the first time this year. The initiative, launched by the U.S. Department of State, organizes one-month mentorships for emerging women leaders from around the world each year in the hopes of empowering them to better serve their local communities through the power of sport.

CSX Recognized for Diversity in the Boardroom

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla., October 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ CSX Corporation (Nasdaq: CSX) was honored this week at the Women Executive Leadership (WEL) Florida annual Corporate Salute Event for advancing gender diversity in corporate boardrooms. WEL is a member-driven, non-profit organization dedicated to increasing the number of women serving on corporate boards and in executive suites by advocating, educating and connecting accomplished leaders.

Systemic Investments in Equity, Talent & Tech – Towards an Equity Lens

By Dr. Kamau Bobb, Senior Director of the Constellations Center for Equity in Computing at Georgia Tech
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