diversity and inclusion

Cyber Specialist Crystal Simmons on Finding a Home and Working for Change

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“To really make an impact and be successful, cybersecurity requires diverse people, backgrounds, experiences, and skillsets. There is no one size fits all in this industry.”

Crystal Simmons lives these words through her work at Booz Allen. With GLOBE, the firm’s LGBTQ+ employee forum, she leads a “cyber squad” to recruit highly skilled LGBTQ+ talent and represents the firm in a similar role at Queercon, the largest social network of LGBT hackers from around the world. 

Booz Allen’s Dee Dee Helfenstein Shares Career Advice for the Next Generation of Women in Consulting

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When women are supported, everyone succeeds. By championing women, celebrating their successes and their unique journeys, we help them to become unstoppable. 

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When women are supported, everyone succeeds. By championing women, celebrating their successes and their unique journeys, we help them to become unstoppable. 

Risks, Rewards, and More: Booz Allen Interviews Women Startup Founders on Facebook Live

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What path did a classical ballet major follow to create a digital platform that now serves 10 million students and teachers? How did a self-described “fitness fanatic and health nerd” use experiences from private equity, Wall Street, and retail in her own wellness company?
 

Booz Allen Receives Corporate Pride Award for Advancing LGBTQ Equality and Leadership

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In recognition of its programs, practices, and policies that advance LGBTQ equality and leadership in the workplace, Booz Allen has received an LGBTQ Business Leader Award at the Washington Business Journal’s 2019 Business of Pride Awards.

The Washington Business Journal launched the awards last year to recognize Greater Washington companies and business leaders for outstanding practices in advancing LGBTQ leadership and equality. This year’s winners will be formally recognized June 13 at a cocktail awards reception at the Watergate Hotel.

Bloomberg Launches News Voices Initiative in Dubai

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Bloomberg recently announced the expansion of its New Voices initiative to the Middle East at an event held in its Dubai office and attended by 50 public relations and finance professionals from the region. Dubai is the latest city to join New York, San Francisco, London, Toronto and Hong Kong in the New Voices initiative; Sydney and Mumbai will join later this year.

Booz Allen’s Rashi Narain On Her Holistic View of Cybersecurity

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This piece profiles Rashi Narain, a lead associate with Booz Allen’s Cyber group. Rashi optimizes program delivery by leveraging data analytics for strategic decision-making and execution. In addition to serving as the firm’s Washington, DC, Regional Ambassador for the Society of Women Engineers, she uses her project management skills to run a dance school. Read more about how Rashi got her start in cyber and her current role as cybersecurity and arts mentor, below. 

How did you get involved in cybersecurity? 

Recognizing Women’s Empowerment as a Catalyst for Business and Change

by Jean-Pascal Tricoire
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At Schneider, we believe that great people make a great company. This drives our uncompromising commitment to inclusion and equity, and our goal of being the world’s leading socially responsible company. All of our employees must feel they belong and that they are uniquely valued.

Feedback, Firsts, and Fearless Conversations with Booz Allen’s Lea Hurley and Kelly Shannon

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This March, Booz Allen is hosting a series of Courageous Conversations for Women’s History Month. In this second installment of this video series, Operations Lead Kelly Shannon talks with Cyber Security Leader Lea Hurley about career-changing guidance. Highlights follow.

Be open to new paths and “nontraditional” advocates

Improving Company Performance Across the Board: Booz Allen’s Betty Thompson on Increasing Diversity and Inclusion at the Top

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The numbers are in: companies with more diversity at the board and executive level see significantly stronger financial performance, including higher return on equity, net income growth, and more. While, in 2019, gender representation still has a long way to go, especially on corporate boards, Booz Allen has been recognized for its leadership. 

Ten Booz Allen Employees Honored as Modern-Day Technology Leaders

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In honor of National Engineers Week, Booz Allen highlights 10 employees who were named Modern-Day Technology Leaders at the 33rd annual Black Engineer of the Year Award (BEYA) Global STEM Conference in Washington, DC.

They join an extensive roster of BEYA award-winners from Booz Allen, including 2019 Black Engineer of the Year Tony Mitchell and more than 100 BEYA Modern-Day Technology Leaders since 2005. 

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