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How Two Deaf Booz Allen Employees Deal with Challenges on the Job and During COVID-19

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Before he graduated from George Washington University (GWU) with a master’s degree in public health, Chris Khanoyan volunteered to work for the Livestrong Foundation by driving his own vehicle to provide transportation for patients affected by cancer. That was when the obstacles of being deaf truly hit him. As the driver with patients, he was unable to read lips or speak with them. He struggled to communicate and fully connect with the patients he transported to and from the hospital.

Booz Allen and Special Olympics of Virginia: Pulling Together for Disability Awareness Month

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Booz Allen has been a proud sponsor of Special Olympics of Virginia (SOVA) for more than a decade, and for the past several years has joined teams across the region at the organization’s annual Dulles Plane Pull. In 2019, Booz Allen was named “Most Enthusiastic Team” and was also one of the fastest teams to pull a Boeing 757 for 12 feet down the runway, winning third place.

Booz Allen and the Elizabeth Dole Foundation: Data-Driven Solutions for Military Caregivers

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“Caregivers are not on the list of essential workers during the COVID crisis, but for our injured veterans and their families they are the most essential workers in the world.”

Where in the United States are military caregivers most likely to live? What are the health challenges they’re most likely to face in these communities?

When Tragedy Struck in Beirut, Booz Allen Associate Serge Abdelhak Put His Skills to Work

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“On the fourth of August, when the ground started shaking and the sky turned gray for a second, I immediately realized something terrible had happened.”

Booz Allen Associate Serge Abdelhak was in Beirut when 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate exploded, massively damaging the city’s port and nearby neighborhoods.  

Walking through the wreckage that had once been offices, stores, restaurants, and family homes, he reflected “I was at a loss of words and thoughts,” he said. 

Booz Allen VP Michael Ruiz Talks Cuban American Upbringing and Turning Obstacles into Superpowers

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Every year from September 15 to October 15, National Hispanic Heritage Month honors the cultures and histories of Americans whose ancestors come from Central and South America, the Caribbean, Mexico, and Spain.

Diversifying Science and Technology: Meet Booz Allen's Women of Color STEM Awardees for 2020

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According to the National Science Foundation, members of historically underrepresented groups—women and Blacks, Hispanics, and American Indians or Alaska Natives—have increased their representation in the science and engineering labor force in recent decades.

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month: How Booz Allen Employees Embrace Their Past, Present, and Future

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“Be proud of your past and embrace the future.” 

This is the 2020 theme for Hispanic Heritage Month, an annual event that celebrates the cultures and histories of American citizens whose ancestors came from Central and South America, the Caribbean, Mexico, and Spain.

Here five employees from Booz Allen discuss their Hispanic-American identities, their families, the traditions that shape their lives, and their hopes for the future.

“I was always taught to be myself”

Booz Allen Celebrates Two Decades as a Working Mother Best Company

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Based on more than 400 questions on everything from leave policies to fertility benefits, adoption, child- and dependent-care benefits, flexible scheduling, mentoring, sponsorship and opportunities for advancement, Working Mother names 100 companies each year whose family-friendly policies and culture are best for working moms. Once again, in 2020, Booz Allen is on the list—marking two decades of recognition in this category.

Celebrating Community, Identity, and Hispanic Heritage Month With Booz Allen's Latin American Network

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“The more representation we have, the stronger we are as a community.”

Every year from September 15 to October 15, National Hispanic Heritage Month celebrates the cultures, histories and accomplishments of American citizens whose ancestors come from Central and South America, the Caribbean, Mexico, and Spain.

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