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Women Are Changing the Face of Facilities Management

By: Charlotte Jensen
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Facilities management has long been a male-dominated career field. In fact, it may be even more lopsided than many other male-dominated fields: In facilities management (FM), men outnumber women in leadership roles by nine to one, according to a recent survey from the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources.

Take the Chance - Opportunities Await Outside Your Comfort Zone

By Yasmin Hosseinzadeh, Corporate Communications + Digital Content Manager, PayPal
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This month, we are featuring Peggy Abkemeier Alford as part of our Women Leaders of PayPal series. Peggy is PayPal’s Global Head of Cross-Border Trade and was recently named SVP, Human Resources – People Operations.
 
Thanks again for taking time to share some personal insights with us today, Peggy. Let’s start with some background information – tell me about your family and early years.

Advice for Women Going into Mining, from De Beers Group's Liezl Maritz

Environmentalist Liezl Maritz explains why she works at Namdeb and offers advice for women going into mining…
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I started working at Namdeb in 2012 as a job attachment. In 2013, I began in a developmental position as an Environmental Officer and was permanently employed as a Senior Environmental Officer for Exploration and Strategic Projects in 2014. I moved over as a Senior Environmental Officer to Namdeb’s biggest operational mine, Southern Coastal Mines, in 2016 where I am still based.

Americans Willing to Buy or Boycott Companies Based on Corporate Values, According to New Research by Cone Communications

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BOSTON, May 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Seven-in-10 Americans believe companies have an obligation to take actions to improve issues that may not be relevant to everyday business operations, according to the 2017 Cone Communications CSR Study. The study, with benchmark data dating back to 1993, examines not only the consumer attitudes, perceptions and behaviors around corporate social responsibility (CSR), but also if and how companies should stand up for social injustices.

VMware Featured on CRN 2017 Women of the Channel List

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We are proud and honored to recognize 15 women from VMware who have made the prestigious CRN 2017 Women of the Channel list.

The executives who comprise this annual list span the IT channel, representing vendors, distributors, solution providers and other organizations that figure prominently in the channel ecosystem. Each is recognized for her outstanding leadership, vision and unique role in driving channel growth and innovation.

Carla Harris, One of Essence Magazine’s “Top 50 Women Who Are Shaping the World,” to Speak at MGM Resorts Foundation’s WLC 2017

The Women’s Leadership Conference will offer attendees two days filled with nationally-recognized speakers, educational workshops, networking opportunities and more
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LAS VEGAS, May 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Carla Harris – finance expert, best-selling author and gospel recording artist – will be a featured keynote speaker at MGM Resorts Foundation’s 11th annual Women’s Leadership Conference (WLC). 

The non-profit event will be held Aug. 7 and 8 at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV.

How Ethiopia’s Nascent Apparel Industry Can Build a Strong, Empowered Workforce

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By Lauren Shields, Manager, BSR and Margaux Yost, Associate, BSR

“In today’s global economy, brands must understand the industry needs in the new countries they source from. At The Children’s Place, our aim is to support the development of the new garment workforce in Ethiopia and do our part to bring sustainable business practices to the region.” —The Children’s Place

Astellas’ Tina Karunaratne named a 2017 Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association Luminary

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NORTHBROOK, Ill., May 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Astellas and its wholly owned subsidiary, the Astellas Institute for Regenerative Medicines (AIRM) today announced that Tina Karunaratne, director of clinical and late-stage project management, will be honored as a 2017 Luminary by the Healthcare Businesswomen's Association (HBA) at the 28th Woman of the Year event.

Shire Employees Honored at Healthcare Businesswomen's Association "Woman of the Year" Event

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Shire is proud to announce that Amy Pott and Nicole Sweeny will be recognized at the 2017 Healthcare Businesswomen's Association (HBA) Woman of the Year event today, May 11, in New York City.

HP Named a Top 25 Public Company Diversity and Inclusion Leader

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HP is proud to be listed by Racing Toward Diversity Magazine as a Top 25 Public Company Diversity and Inclusion Leader. Racing Toward Diversity recognizes companies who embrace diversity in the workplace, work with diverse suppliers, and appeal to diverse customer groups.

Learn more about HP's work in advancing Global Diversity and Inclusion.

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