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How Booz Allen and Ho'ōla Nā Pua Are Using Data and Design Thinking to Combat Sex Trafficking in Hawaii

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Nearly 3,000 local Hawaii youth are estimated to be at risk for commercial sexual exploitation. Even as the COVID-19 pandemic shut much of the world down, this crime did not disappear. Demand merely shifted online, making many of its victims even more vulnerable to violence.

Jessica Munoz co-founded the Honolulu, Hawaii-based Hoʻōla Nā Pua, which means “New Life for Our Children,” to combat sex trafficking in the island state. Today, the organization is working with Booz Allen to use data and design thinking in the fight.

Global Girl Power: Booz Allen Partners with Girl Up for First-Ever Virtual Leadership Summit

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Each year, Girl Up –an initiative of the United Nations Foundation – hosts a Leadership Summit to empower girl leaders worldwide to achieve gender equality and catalyze social change. When this year’s activities went online for the first time due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Booz Allen was there as an event partner, joining panel discussions, and serving as facilitators and mentors during a STEM boot camp.

“We're In It Together”: Booz Allen's Talent Strategy Officer Talks Leadership, Inclusivity, and Managing Through Crisis

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Since the COVID-19 pandemic began in March, employees worldwide have been dealing with a broad range of circumstances, challenges, and needs. Some struggle to balance their childcare, school, and their day-to-day jobs while others grapple with isolation. Throughout, people with marginalized identities—in particular, people of color—have experienced disproportionate health impacts and a higher death rate, as well as the effects of structural racism and systemic discrimination.

Booz Allen's Nancy Laben: Leading at the Intersection of Business, Law, and Innovation

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I believe my greatest contribution to Booz Allen since arriving in 2013 has been elevating the impact of a high-performing legal team. Our team is now broadly strategic and forward thinkingit has become an integral partner for our business leaders. The team is “skating to where the puck will be,” as Wayne Gretzky once said.” - Nancy Laben, Booz Allen Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer

A Workplace Where Everyone Can Thrive: Booz Allen Celebrates 100% Score on Disability Equality Index for Sixth Year in a Row

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Disability is a natural part of the human experience that crosses lines of age, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, and religion.  Globally, people with disabilities represent over one billion people. 

How Booz Allen Uses Accessible Technologies to Engage and Empower

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Not only is accessible technology an urgent need—one in four Americans have a disability, according to the CDC—delivering it is a competitive advantage. According to Disability:IN, companies that embrace accessibility as part of their diversity and inclusion strategy have 28% higher revenue, two times higher net income, and 30% better performance on economic profit margin than their peers.

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.

Finding a Community, Supporting Others: LGBTQ+ Pride Month at Booz Allen

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“Booz Allen is committed to using our ingenuity and creativity to build a future where everyone has access to the opportunities that help us thrive and prosper.”

-Michael Dumlao, director of brand and co-chair of the GLOBE+ business resource group

Navigating the Transition, Advocating for Others: How LGBTQ+ Pride Lives On at Booz Allen

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“Pride Lives On is about the fact that as a community, we keep finding ways to come together, even when things look bleak and we’re kept apart. It’s about being sure that we be ourselves, and it’s about remembering that our existence continues to be a radical act, one that can and will change the world.”

From accessing healthcare to introducing a new name and pronouns at work, transgender individuals can experience many challenges on the journey to their authentic selves. A strong support system can make those challenges easier. 

Solidarity, Innovation, and Action: How “Pride Lives On” at Booz Allen

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In early June, as thousands protested in the streets against deep and long-standing injustices in society – spurred by the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and countless other people of color – Booz Allen launched its annual LGBTQ+ Pride celebration in solidarity, fueled by a desperate desire for change.

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