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Box Tops for Education Partners With Black Men Teach

By Hanna Johnson
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Black male teachers have an immense positive impact for all students in the classroom, yet they are significantly underrepresented, according to research from the Institute of Labor Economics. 

Only 2% of teachers in the U.S. are Black males. In Minnesota, the gap widens to just 0.5%. 

A Culture of Innovation at VMware

By Greg Lavender SVP & Chief Technology Officer
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VMware was founded on a vision of making the seemingly impossible practically possible. Since 1998, our culture has always been centered around how can we challenge ourselves to deliver new innovations to our customers:

Veterans@VMware POD (Power of Difference) Launches an EMEA Chapter!

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VMware’s Veterans@VMware POD (Power of Difference) has been going strong in the US for many years and recently sought out some of our UK Veterans and Reservists to pave the way for launching an EMEA Chapter of the Veterans@VMware POD. Initially, the launch of this new Chapter focused on the UK. Whilst tightly integrated with their counterparts in the US, POD members in the UK were keen to establish some specific goals they wanted to achieve as soon as formally launching.  

We sat down with Principal Architect, and Co-Lead of the EMEA Chapter Aidan Dalgleish to learn more about the launch at the end of last year. Aidan also shares what VMware’s signing of the Armed Forces Covenant and recent Bronze Award through the Defense Employer Recognition Scheme means to the newly launched EMEA Chapter. 

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VMware’s Veterans@VMware POD (Power of Difference) has been going strong in the US for many years and recently sought out some of our UK Veterans and Reservists to pave the way for launching an EMEA Chapter of the Veterans@VMware POD. Initially, the launch of this new Chapter focused on the UK. Whilst tightly integrated with their counterparts in the US, POD members in the UK were keen to establish some specific goals they wanted to achieve as soon as formally launching.  

We sat down with Principal Architect, and Co-Lead of the EMEA Chapter Aidan Dalgleish to learn more about the launch at the end of last year. Aidan also shares what VMware’s signing of the Armed Forces Covenant and recent Bronze Award through the Defense Employer Recognition Scheme means to the newly launched EMEA Chapter. 

Daniel Dae Kim: “Pressure Makes Diamonds, and Our Community Has Been Under Pressure”

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In recognition of Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month, the actor, producer and activist joined T‑Mobile’s EVP of Advanced & Emerging Technologies John Saw as part of the company’s Talking with Trailblazers employee guest‑speaker series to address the rise of Asian hate in America, and how history can help lead a path forward to a better and more equitable place for all.

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In recognition of Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month, the actor, producer and activist joined T‑Mobile’s EVP of Advanced & Emerging Technologies John Saw as part of the company’s Talking with Trailblazers employee guest‑speaker series to address the rise of Asian hate in America, and how history can help lead a path forward to a better and more equitable place for all.

Dow Leadership Academy Mentors

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The Dow Leadership Academy supports under-represented high school students through mentorship and training in communication, social skills, leadership, and financial literacy, as well as STEM career exploration. In this installment, we hear from DLA mentors who discuss the impact the program had on them and the students.

Looking Ahead at the Dow Leadership Academy

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The Dow Leadership Academy supports under-represented high school students through mentorship and training in communication, social skills, leadership, and financial literacy, as well as STEM career exploration. This program will be expanding in 2021.

Building A Company Where All Employees Feel Valued

NortonLifeLock’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Strategy
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By Kara Jordan | Chief People & Culture Officer, NortonLifeLock

Our vision and values are the foundation for everything we do as a team. We know who we are and what we stand for; we always think customer first and believe that the only way to win is to do it together. We are open and authentic with ourselves and each other. And, we prioritize speed and simplicity.

Purnima Padmanabhan: Passion Principle

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Title: VP and general manager, cloud automation, VMware
 
Base of operations: Palo Alto, Calif.
 
Time at VMware: 5 years
 
How has your career journey evolved over the years?
I have been in the technology game pretty much right from the beginning. I actually started in the chip industry back in the 90s. I was doing chip design and then worked for a startup company. That's when I got very interested in entrepreneurship and building companies, so I went back to business school.
 

From Refugee to R&D: Henkel Celebrates Pamela Lam’s Leadership Journey

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Henkel North America salutes the generations of Asians and Pacific Islanders who helped to shape America’s history— and those who will enrich its future. In honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, we are proud to highlight one of our leaders and her courageous journey.

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Henkel North America salutes the generations of Asians and Pacific Islanders who helped to shape America’s history— and those who will enrich its future. In honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, we are proud to highlight one of our leaders and her courageous journey.

Stories of Who We Are: Taiko Kobayashi — Bright Future in Tokyo

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At VMware, we believe in what our people make possible. Our Stories of Who We Are puts a spotlight on the unique and compelling perspectives of our people that shape our journey as a company.

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