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Insights for a Time of Crisis: Porter Novelli COVID-19 Tracker

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In times of immense strain and crisis our truest colors often show through. As the entire globe faces the unprecedented and catastrophic impact of the coronavirus pandemic, we’ve seen moments of brightness during a fog of immense sadness and uncertainty.

This is the time when many things will be put to the test, including how business responds. In this moment of global need, we will remember those companies that stood tall, acted quickly and with humanity. We will also remember those that did not.

American Express’ Commitment to Backing Colleagues, Customers and Communities Affected by COVID-19

Press Release

April 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ - For more than 170 years, American Express has been committed to backing our colleagues, our customers, our partners and the communities we serve around the world. As we navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, this commitment is more important than ever, and we wanted to share an update on some of the actions we’ve taken during this unprecedented time. 

Merck named one of the Top 50 Workplaces for Indigenous STEM Professionals by AISES

The 2020 list recognizes organizations setting the standard for indigenous STEM professionals
Press Release

Merck has been recognized by the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) for its commitment to diversity and inclusion. AISES released its listing of the 50 Top STEM Workplaces for Indigenous STEM Professionals in the Spring 2020 issue of

Hilton and American Express to Donate Up to 1 Million Rooms to Frontline Medical Professionals During COVID-19 Crisis

Press Release

Hilton (NYSE:HLT) and American Express (NYSE:AXP) today announced that the companies, in partnership with Hilton’s ownership community, will donate up to 1 million hotel room nights across the United States to frontline medical professionals leading the fight against COVID-19.

Beginning next week, Hilton and American Express will make rooms available without charge to doctors, nurses, EMTs, paramedics and other frontline medical staff who need a place to sleep, recharge or isolate from their families through the end of May.

To Honor Women’s History Month, a Year of Highlights From the Women at Booz Allen

Blog

Throughout Booz Allen, women are pushing forward and breaking boundaries in fields from cyber defense to data science, by driving innovation and enabling economic growth. Senior Vice President Aimee George Leary, Executive Sponsor of Booz Allen’s Women’s Business Resource Group, said “I’m proud to Be Booz Allen, because when it comes to advancing gender equality, we’re all in.”

Women’s History Month: Wise Words for Future Leaders

Blog

Navigating a career and leadership roles within an organization can be tough. We asked some of our women leaders across the ScottsMiracle-Gro business to share the experiences, successes and challenges of their leadership journey in order to inspire and encourage us all.

Question: What is one core message you would share with women today who hope to enter a leadership role?

Give yourself grace – Ann Aquillo, vice president of corporate affairs

Building an Inclusive Culture at VMware

D&I Annual Report provides a look at where we are in our journey and our focus areas for the future By Shanis Windland, Vice President Diversity & Inclusion, VMware Inc.
Press Release

As “social distancing” and “sheltering in place” become our new normal, it’s so important that we connect and share our fears, struggles and hopefully small wins.

For example, I find it difficult lately to jump into a video call without first acknowledging the issues we’re all dealing with, such as:

  • Home-schooling children.

  • Helping at-risk or critically ill friends and family.

  • The mental stress of dealing with such an unknown global situation.

“Be Yourself,” and Other Career Lessons From Booz Allen VP Patricia Porter

Article

On a recent cloudy Saturday morning, the pathway to Georgetown’s iconic Healy Hall was brightly peppered with colorful balloons and welcoming shouts of “We’re so glad you’re here!” This was Georgetown University’s 7th annual OWN IT Summit, a student-run event aimed at connecting millennial students with female leaders through compelling conversation, workshopping and panel discussions.

Dr. Lauren Neal: Forging a Path in Data Science and Encouraging Other Women at Booz Allen

Blog

Dr. Lauren Neal has developed data solutions for medical imaging, electronic health records, wearable data, and tools to fight human trafficking. She has led engagements for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the National Institutes of Health, and military health organizations.

ON Semiconductor’s Newest Affinity Network Group Supports Veterans and Military Family Members

Blog

ON Semiconductor is proud to announce the launch of their newest Affinity Network Group (ANG) for Veteran and Military Employees (VME). The VME’s mission is to recruit, develop and retain military veterans and military family members of all nationalities while providing transitional assistance and increasing community outreach. ON Semiconductor hopes this newest ANG will aid in improvement of current recruiting techniques and create a strong pipeline of individuals with military experience and knowledge.

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