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Celebrating Military Service and Full Self Expression at Booz Allen: How Two LGBTQ+ Employees Bring Their Full Selves to Work

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“I am not only a member of the Armed Forces. I am a son, a brother, a friend, a member of my community, African American, and proudly gay.” -Booz Allen Senior Business Performance Analyst William Pickens 

For many of Booz Allen’s LGBTQ+ employees, military service is another important part of their identity.  Founded by a veteran and with veterans representing one-third of its employees, Booz Allen proudly supports its LGBTQ+ military employees—this Pride month and every month. Two of their stories follow.

Booz Allen’s Susan Penfield Receives WashingtonExec Lifetime Achievement Award

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“Role model to many and a true, innovative leader whose contributions deserve to be highlighted,” is how JD Kathuria, WashingtonExec founder and CEO, describes Booz Allen Executive Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer Susan Penfield.“She perfectly embodies what the Lifetime Achievement Award stands for.”

National Military Appreciation Month: Booz Allen Celebrates National Guard and Reserve Employees

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Members of the National Guard and Reserve train with the military part-time while holding civilian jobs or attending school—and play important roles in America’s military community. 

National Guard soldiers are deployed domestically during conflicts and natural disasters and internationally alongside full-time service members when necessary. Reservists are called to active duty in times of war or national emergency.

Serving Her Country, Mentoring Tomorrow’s STEM Leaders: Booz Allen’s Kimberly Page

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As a fourth-generation Japanese-American and a third-generation Chinese-American, Kimberly Page didn’t initially picture herself at the Naval Academy. At the time, Asian women represented less than one percent of the student body. But she was encouraged by her family and her mentors. 

Booz Allen and the Elizabeth Dole Foundation: Using AI to Support Military Caregivers

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Because military and veteran caregivers often work quietly and anonymously to help their family members, they can be hard to identify and support—that’s why the Elizabeth Dole Foundation (EDF) refers to them as “hidden heroes.” A new tool, developed by Booz Allen and EDF, aims to change this picture.

How Lola Adebiyi Draws on Her Own ALS Journey to Improve Veteran Health Care

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Lola Adebiyi’s career at Booz Allen is built around helping veterans get the support they need. In her work with the Dept. of Veteran’s Affairs Office of Community Care, she implements regional contracts that give veterans more choice and easier access to healthcare services in their communities.

Her perspective on this role deepened with a life-changing event. Just months after the birth of her son, Adebiyi received a terminal diagnosis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS. ALS is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord.

Gen Z Has Spoken: Booz Allen Retains No. 6 Rank as Best Workplace for New Grads

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As thousands of members of Generation Z return to campus this fall, those who have graduated are taking their new credentials to the marketplace. And for many, their employer of choice is Booz Allen, which retains its No. 6 ranking on Forbes’ list of America’s Best Employers for New Grads for 2019. 

Doing well while doing good  

To compile the list, Forbes and research firm Statista surveyed over 10,000 young professionals across the nation. How would they rate their own employer, and which other companies would they recommend within their industry? 

Mental Health America Recognizes Booz Allen for Corporate Excellence

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What do an Instagram egg, a critically acclaimed film with Steve Carell and Timothée Chalamet, and Booz Allen have in common? All were recognized at the 2019 Mental Health America (MHA) awards for their contributions to educating, advocating, and providing support on mental health issues.

MHA’s first award for workplace mental health

Booz Allen received MHA’s first-ever Mental Health Corporate Excellence award, which recognizes corporations whose programs, accommodations, and training support mental health in the workplace.

Booz Allen’s “Leading Together” Series: Women Executives Share Stories and Secrets to Success

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Booz Allen Deputy General Counsel Brenda Morris interviews Laura Liswood, secretary general of the Council of Women World  leaders and Carol Melton, CEO and founder of Adeft Capital

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Booz Allen Deputy General Counsel Brenda Morris interviews Laura Liswood, secretary general of the Council of Women World  leaders and Carol Melton, CEO and founder of Adeft Capital

Booz Allen Hamilton, SEED SPOT, AWIS, The Vinetta Project, and BEACON DC Hosted Women-in-Tech Pitch Night

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December 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Booz Allen Hamilton, SEED SPOT, the Association for Women in Science (AWIS), the Vinetta Project, and BEACON DC co-hosted an action-packed Pitch Night on Friday, December 7th. The event showcased the innovative ventures of women entrepreneurs who are creating tech-enabled solutions to the world’s most pressing problems.

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