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When Personal Passions & Purpose at Work Pair Up

How one employee's volunteer work around supporting women in tech became a workplace initiative
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By Benevity Charity Relations Coordinator Micki Mutch

Meet Swati Daji, Fuel Systems Executive

Each day she helps determine which energy sources to use to save customers the most money
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We’re celebrating Women’s History Month this March by introducing you to 10 women who help power your life at Duke Energy and Piedmont Natural Gas. They advance our company with their vision, talent, hard work and creativity. These trailblazing women – including a nuclear engineer, astrophysicist and lineman – reveal inspiring stories of persistence, pluck and achievement in largely male-dominated fields. A diverse workplace isn’t just a nice idea, it’s a competitive necessity. Today, meet Swati Daji, a senior vice president of fuels & systems based in Charlotte, N.C.

Tech for Good and for Women

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“When you’re in a movement, you don't hold your finger to the wind,” Gloria Steinem told the rapt audience. “You become the wind.” Or, put another way, “If you feel you’re pushing a rock uphill, throw it.”

Europe and Central Asia: Gender Stereotypes, Legal Barriers Still Preventing Women from Reaching Full Economic Potential

On International Women’s Day, UNDP launched campaign to combat gender stereotypes in the workplace
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ISTANBUL, March 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ – With less than one third of businesses in the Eastern Europe and Central Asia region owned or co-owned by women, urgent action needs to be taken to address gender inequalities in the labour market.

To continue development, countries must legally allow women to work in all sectors and own businesses, support women’s employment and entrepreneurship, and combat gender stereotypes, according to UNDP’s most recent Regional Human Development Report.

Advancing Women in Energy

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Weatherford is committed to diversity, in all the forms that that may take. This commitment is based on a genuine belief that a diverse workforce engenders diverse perspectives that are additive to our business culture. All of our programs are designed to promote access, inclusion, and equity with the ultimate aim of building a sustainably diverse organization at all levels.

Confessions of an Aspiring Work-Life Ninja

How new leave-sharing policies are helping my family navigate parenthood
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By Benevity lawyer Jen Singhal

Infographic | The Future of Women in the Workplace

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Gender equality is now a top priority for 78% of companies (up from 56% in 2012), yet less than half of employees feel we’re doing enough. While the pay gap (for equal work) is closing, the promotion gap isn’t, leaving women making 76 cents on the dollar compared to men. And the gender gap isn’t expected to close for another 170 years. That’s too long to wait!

Sodexo’s Aster Angagaw Named One of Black Enterprise Magazine’s Most Powerful Women in Business

Black Enterprise magazine to recognize award recipients at the Women of Power Summit held March 9-12 in Phoenix
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., March 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Aster Angagaw, Sodexo’s CEO of Healthcare, North America, was selected by Black Enterprise Magazine as one of the “Most Powerful Women in Business.” This exclusive listing ranks the most influential African-American female executives from across the country.

International Women's Day: Championing Entrepreneurship Through Partnerships in China

by Coco Zhang
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When I met Lee in Aoniben, China for the first time, she was too shy to look at us. Partnering with the United Nations Development Program and the All China Women's Federation, we aimed to reduce poverty at a village level by helping local women collectively start a business. When we asked the group of Yi women what kind of start-up they’d be interested in, Lee pointed to her Yi style outfit and asked us to start Yi Embroidery.

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