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Verizon Innovative Learning Brings New Tech Program to Girls in Rural Communities

Hands-On Workshops in Augmented Reality, 3D Design, Design Thinking and Entrepreneurship Aim to Empower, Prepare and Inspire Young Girls for the Careers of the Future
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BASKING RIDGE, N.J., June 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ – This summer, Verizon Innovative Learning launches its first program addressing the need for more girls, especially those in rural America, to be prepared for the science, technology, engineering and math careers of the future.

The three-week summer learning experience will be piloted at five community colleges in rural areas across Iowa, Virginia and Tennessee in partnership with the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE).

De Beers' Emmarencia Shanglee Talks About Her Experiences as a Woman in Mining

Metallurgist Emmarencia Shanglee predicts that more women will occupy top leadership positions in mining in the future.
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How long have you been with Namdeb?

I joined Namdeb in 2005 on a bursary and started my career there as a graduate metallurgist in 2008, making this year the ninth year in the company’s service. I am now Assistant Plant Superintendent.

What made you choose Namdeb?

Why Inclusion and Diversity is Good for Business

by Brian Tippens, Vice President, Chief Diversity Officer
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At no time in history has more attention been paid to the lack of diversity in the technology industry. An increasing demand for transparency from customers, stakeholders, and employees alike, has led to growing pressure to diversify a predominantly white, Asian, and male workforce. New companies are mobilizing to take a stand on social issues, while others with a strong history of human rights are aiming to increase accountability within management to foster inclusion among their teams.

Inspiring Milestone at Cerro Negro

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In our third installment in our four-part series on gender diversity in our workplace we share the remarkable story of a Goldcorp employee who pushed herself beyond her comfort zone to carve out a career in a male-dominated culture as an underground miner.

Arrow Electronics Sponsors 2017 Colorado Women in Technology Conference; Meg Whitman as Featured Speaker

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CENTENNIAL, Col., June 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Arrow Electronics was again presenting sponsor of the annual Colorado Women in Technology Conference, a full-day retreat celebrating women across Colorado’s growing tech community. The featured keynote speaker was Meg Whitman, CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, who was introduced by Arrow CEO Mike Long. 

PayPal’s Lauren Shanks on Pride and Diversity Programs

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Lauren Shanks walked down North Charles Street this past weekend sporting #LoveWins swag as she took part in Baltimore’s Pride Parade for the third year as part of PayPal’s ongoing diversity efforts. The born and bred Baltimore native is an LGBT ally who spurred PayPal’s participation in the parade in 2015.
 

150 Corporations Take Action on Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace - The Minute

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Corporate executives of 150 companies have joined in an unprecedented collaboration. They are committing their companies to open discussion on the issues of ethnicity and gender in the workplace.

Digging Into the Data: Why Advancing Women is Good for Business

Intel's Director of Corporate Responsibility describes the value of the company's investments in gender inclusion
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By Suzanne Fallender, Director, Corporate Responsibility; Intel Corporation

Merck Joins CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion

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Merck joined more than 175 corporations in a commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Merck’s CEO Ken Frazier, along with numerous other CEOs, signed a pledge, which outlines a specific set of actions they will take to cultivate a trusting environment where all ideas are welcomed, employees feel comfortable, and all are empowered to discuss this very important topic.

By signing this pledge, Merck demonstrates its commitment to diversity and inclusion by:

Jen Welter, First Female Coach in NFL History, Will Speak at MGM Resorts Foundation’s Women’s Leadership Conference

WLC 2017, now in its 11th year, is sponsored by The MGM Resorts Foundation and provides two days of networking, professional development opportunities and keynote presentations from nationally-recognized speakers
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LAS VEGAS, June 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The MGM Resorts Foundation is proud to welcome Jen Welter, the first female coach in the National Football League (NFL), to WLC 2017.  This is the 11th year for the non-profit event which will be held at MGM Grand Conference Center in Las Vegas, NV Aug. 7 and 8.

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