Workplace Inclusion CSR News

Leading the Way: Developing Tomorrow’s Leaders Through Pro Bono

Taproot Foundation gathers leaders from across sectors for first of its kind convening on leadership and pro bono
Press Release

OAKLAND, Calif., October 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Taproot Foundation is gathering leaders from across sectors for the first-of-its-kind leadership convening—Leading the Way—on Tuesday, October 24, at the Google Community Space in San Francisco.

Dell VIDEO | The Power of One Mentor

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The future belongs to those who can build digital technologies — and those who can use them to solve problems. We need everyone’s participation. On International Day of the Girl, we're challenging team members, partners & leaders to spend 1 hour with a girl talking about careers in technology. Do they know technology is the backbone of business today? Are they aware of technology’s role transforming industries & addressing society’s biggest challenges? Start the conversation. Ignite change.

Cracking the Code: The Next Generation of Women in STEM

The Power Every One of Us Have to Make a Difference in the Lives of Young Women
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by Beth Phalen, ‎President & GM, Data Protection

Barclays | Leading Questions: Anna Kessel

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Anna Kessel is a sports journalist and the Chair and Co-founder of Women in Football, a network dedicated to supporting and championing women within the sport and lobbying against sexism. Last year she was awarded an MBE for services to journalism and women’s sport.

What are your memories of football as a child?

VIDEO | One Year Later: What HP Learned from Our Diversity Challenge

by Antonio Lucio, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, HP Inc.
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A year ago, HP announced a quest with our agencies to transform the advertising industry. We challenged partners to significantly increase the number of women and U.S. minorities in top creative and strategic roles on our accounts.

[Video] Scotiabank’s Colpatria Celebrates International Day of the Girl! CEO Takeover Through Plan International’s “Girls Belong Here” Campaign

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Young people are our future leaders and it is crucial to provide them with the skills and resources they need to succeed. In honour of the International Day of the Girl today on October 11th and in partnership with Plan International’s #GirlsBelongHere campaign, Scotiabank’s Colombian subsidiary, Banco Colpartria welcomed Sindy Mosquera as “CEO” for the day on October 2nd.

Watch this video (in Spanish) to learn more about Sindy.

Closing the Disability Employment Gap

By: Dawnita Wilson
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People with Disabilities are among the highest unemployed populations in the United States. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate for persons with a disability was 10.5 percent in 2016, about twice that of those with no disability (4.6 percent). As employers, this not only provides a significant opportunity to positively impact the workforce, but also, to positively impact the lives of many highly qualified individuals who are often overlooked.

Banking Needs More Women in Tech — Here’s How One Financial Institution Is Driving Change

By Shelley White
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 Scotiabank celebrates International Day of the Girl! Reflecting on our partnership with Girls Learning Code

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 Scotiabank celebrates International Day of the Girl! Reflecting on our partnership with Girls Learning Code

She Wanted a Successful Career - and Didn't Let Blindness Hold Her Back

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Follow Kathy Martinez, head of disability and accessibility strategy at Wells Fargo, throughout her day and learn about her experiences being visually impaired in school and in the workplace. (video - 5.50 min)

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Follow Kathy Martinez, head of disability and accessibility strategy at Wells Fargo, throughout her day and learn about her experiences being visually impaired in school and in the workplace. (video - 5.50 min)

Wells Fargo Invites Students to Apply for Disability Scholarships

Company also celebrates National Disability Employment Awareness Month in October
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SAN FRANCISCO, October 9, 2017 /3BL Media/– In honor of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) and Scholarship America announced the second annual People with Disabilities Scholarship Program. The program’s goal is to help people with disabilities obtain the education or training they need to succeed in the careers they choose.

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