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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.

30 Years Later: Women Business Owners Continue Fight for Equality

NAWBO puts a spotlight on the 30-year anniversary of The Women’s Business Ownership Act, H.R. 5050
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Celebrating International Women’s Day SafeMotos Launches Women Moto-Drivers in Rwanda

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KIGALI CITY, Rwanda, March 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- SafeMotos, Africa’s most progressive ride hailing company, is pleased to announce in line with International Women’s Day the launch of the first 3 female SafeMotos Drivers in its driver network.

VMware Named an Employer of Choice by the Australian Government's Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA)

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VMware Australia has been awarded the Australian Government's Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) Employer of Choice citation for the fourth year in a row!

In the video above, employees share their perspectives about being a part of "the melting pot."

Bristol-Myers Squibb Named One of the 2018 “Top 70 Companies for Executive Women”

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NEW YORK, March 6, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) has been named one of the 2018 Top Companies for Executive Women by the National Association for Female Executives. This honor recognizes American corporations where women have significant influence and impact to make the decisions that affect their company’s future and its bottom line. Bristol-Myers Squibb has earned a place on this prestigious list for 15 years.

National Diversity Council Honors 2018 Top 25 Companies for Diversity at Texas Diversity & Leadership Conference

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HOUSTON, March 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The National Diversity Council is proud to announce the 2018 Top 25 Companies for Diversity in Texas based on gender and minority representation in executive leadership and boards of directors. These organizations will be recognized on April 11, 2018 at the 14th Annual Texas Diversity and Leadership Conference.    

“A Victory for Common Sense” – Second Circuit Upholds LGBT Employee Rights

by Stuart Winchester
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In a victory for equality in the workplace, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit this morning held that the Civil Rights Act prohibits sexual orientation in employment. This ruling legally affirms the sentiment behind a petition that Viacom and 49 other major companies signed last summer.

Unsung Hero

By: Aster Angagaw
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Recently I watched the movie “Hidden Figures” for the second time, and was again impressed by the achievements of the extraordinary African- American women featured in the film. Through a combination of brilliance and determination, these women overcame seemingly insurmountable odds and enabled the success of the NASA space program. Being reminded about the contributions of these women, I wondered about the many other unrecognized men and women who might have also faced difficult circumstances and yet forged ahead, making lasting contributions in different spheres of life.

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