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3 Words That Opened My Mind to a New Meaning of Diversity & Inclusion

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Visibly, I’m a minority female in a leadership position at a tech company. So you might think I know a thing or two about diversity and inclusion in the workplace (affectionately known as D&I). Admittedly, I’m no expert and I haven’t read very much of the literature on this topic. But I have a few experiences of my own that I’ve been sitting on and thought was time to share. 

Q&A with NRG's Amanda Wisinski About #IntroduceAGirlToEngineeringDay

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Meet Amanda Wisinski, she's been with NRG since 2008 bringing electrical engineering expertise to our plant management. 

Q: What is your role at NRG? 

A: Operations Manager and Electrical Engineer at Waukegan Power Plant

Q: Have you always been interested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math? 

Growing up I loved math, it is the universal language, 2 apples in the USA is 2 apples in China, there are no hidden meanings behind it, it’s just 2. 

#PressforProgress on Developing Female Leaders in the Workplace

Originally published by Danielle Holly
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With tremendous global activism for women's equality, there is now, more than ever, a strong momentum to close the gender gap. At Common Impact, we recognize the need for gender parity across all sectors and are consistently working to hone our unique model of social impact to design programs that both engage and develop female leaders at all levels of their careers. It has been proven time and time again that gender-balanced teams deliver better and more sustainable performance and that companies with more gender-balanced leadership teams out-perform those with less.

Legg Mason Presses for Progress in Celebration of International Women’s Day

Leaders in Legg Mason’s global distribution and in its independent investment affiliates provided insightful comments outlining how each woman has found professional successes.
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Today Legg Mason celebrates International Women’s Day with the rest of the globe – honoring the women of past and present who keep the world spinning on its axis, challenge the status quo and instigate change within their industry and communities. The mission this year is Press for Progress.

With the World Economic Forum's 2017 Global Gender Gap Report findings telling us that gender parity is over 200 years away - there has never been a more important time to keep motivated and Press for Progress.

Transparency as a Force for Gender Equality

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On Women's Day 2018, GRI's Deputy Chief Executive Teresa Fogelberg speaks about how the empowerment of women and girls is the cornerstone of sustainable development and achieving our Global Goals.

Gender Is the Trojan Horse of Diversity

Diversity needs to be built on common values, says Mars global food boss Fiona Dawson
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By Fiona Dawson

I have been in business now for 30 years, and have always believed that women represent an incredibly powerful yet still untapped resource. The tragedy is that there is no shortage of talent or ambition among women in the workplace.  All too often however, women’s career progression can come to a standstill, the most notable being when they reach middle management.

Your Guide to Creating and Promoting a Culture of Gender Equality

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Gender equality is one of the most important conversations happening today. Companies everywhere are stepping up to positively impact gender equality, and you can join this movement by utilizing your most critical resource—your people. We've put together a guide that outlines four ways you can create a culture of gender equality through your giving, volunteering and granting program to provide a place of belonging and inclusion for your people.

Benevity to Provide $100,000 in Double Donation Matching for Women's Causes

For every $1 donated through Benevity’s Community Impact Portal, the company will donate $2 in an effort to #PressforProgress this International Women’s Day
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CALGARY, Canada, March 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility and employee engagement software, announces 200% donation matching to the local chapters of three national organizations that are making meaningful efforts to address some of the unique challenges facing women: YWCA, Canada Learning Code and Dress for Success.

They Weren't Expecting a Woman

Celebrating powerful women everywhere who inspire us to lead, stand out, and stand up for gender equality through Fair Trade
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In support of International Women's Day on March 8th, Fair Trade celebrates women everywhere who embody the #FairHer mission as role models for gender equality through their words and actions. We call on three women of Fair Trade to share their experiences and what they’ve learned along the way from bold, inspiring women in communities they work with through Fair Trade.

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In support of International Women's Day on March 8th, Fair Trade celebrates women everywhere who embody the #FairHer mission as role models for gender equality through their words and actions. We call on three women of Fair Trade to share their experiences and what they’ve learned along the way from bold, inspiring women in communities they work with through Fair Trade.

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