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Trailblazing for A Purpose: Unsung Women in History Who Persevered and 4 Lessons for Future Torchbearers

By Susan Penfield and Betty Thompson
Blog

Though women throughout history have contributed greatly to invention, innovation, and entrepreneurship, their stories have largely been excluded from the popular narrative. Today, women remain undervalued and underrepresented in science and entrepreneurship, but studies show that giving due credit to female luminaries can help to advance more women into leadership.

Women, Energy, and Economic Prosperity: The Linkage Between Sustainability and Equality

by Amy Haddon
Blog

Globally, women play a powerful role in sustainability.  Across countries, organizations and communities, women make a substantial, positive contribution to growth and innovation, while also impacting environmental and social crises. This still-emerging and significant influence is one reason the United Nations prioritizes gender equality and women’s empowerment as one of its 17 interrelated Sustainable Development Goals.

Equality through sustainable development benefits all

She Started at the Bottom. Now, This Store Manager is at the Top of Her Game.

By Matt Smith and Kyle Jones, Walmart Corporate Affairs
Article

When I met Amanda Whitehurst this January, she had just been promoted to manager of a Walmart supercenter in Crossett, Arkansas.

Benevity Helps #BalanceforBetter by Matching up to $50,000 in Donations for Local Women's Causes

For every $1 donated through Benevity’s Community Impact Portal, the company will double the impact by matching 100% of the donation
Blog

On International Women’s Day over the last couple of years, Benevity has made an effort to be intentional about recognizing the importance of gender equality, both at our company and in the broader community.

Visa Launches First Global Competition Focused on Celebrating Women Entrepreneurs

Visa Everywhere Initiative: Women’s Global Edition focuses on providing women entrepreneurs with a platform to showcase their ground-breaking solutions
Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO, March 6, 2019, /3BL Media/ Calling all women entrepreneurs! In celebration of International Women’s Day, Visa (NYSE: V) today reinforced its dedication to women empowerment with the launch of the first Visa Everywhere Initiative: Women’s Global Edition. The global program invites women entrepreneurs from around the world to tackle FinTech and Social Impact challenges for a chance to win $100,000 in each of the two challenges.

Celebrating Women's History Month with Our WBRG

By Grace Kasozi, Senior Associate Brand Manager of Emerging Proteins
Blog

In 1987, after continuous national lobbying efforts, Congress passed Pub. L 100-9 which designated the month of March as “Women’s History Month.”

In honor of women who came before us, women who will come after us, and women among us, the Tyson Foods Women's Business Resource Group (WBRG) celebrates Women's History Month.

Our WBRG serves as a resource for team members—women and men—who believe in advancing women and transforming our workplace through engagement, networking and career development.

Gildan Launches the “Hear Her Story” Series to Highlight Some of Their 23,000 Women

Article

In honor of International Women’s Day, Gildan is launching a new blog series entitled “Hear Her Story” which will allow readers to meet women behind the scenes of Gildan’s success and get a glimpse of their #LifeatGildan.

Scotiabank Invests in Disruption Ventures, Canada's First Private, Female-Founded Venture Fund for Women

Press Release

TORONTO, March 6, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank and Disruption Ventures today have announced a partnership that will provide women with support to take their business to the next level. The milestone investment will be additive to The Scotiabank Women Initiative, which helps women with access to capital, support from senior business leaders, and education tailored to their needs.

Patti Poppe ATHENA Award Winner Interview

Article

Patti Poppe was interviewed Friday by JTV-TV in Jackson for winning the Athena Award from the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce. The annual award is given to those who thrive in their field, devote time to the community and forge paths of leadership for women to follow.

Watch the JTV-TV interview with Patti Poppe to learn about her positive impact on women in her community

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