Company recognized as top overall cruise company based on employee feedback and public perception
MIAMI, August 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, was recently named one of America's Best Large Employers in 2019 by Forbes Media, in partnership with analytics firm Statista. Forbes, one of the world's top business news sources, annually compiles an exclusive listing of the best 1,000 large and midsized U.S. employers across 25 industries.
Many of the more than 15 million working-age Americans with a disability can work with minor accommodations. Yet, many struggle to find employment and fewer than one in three (29%) are working, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.1
Booz Allen aims to change this reality for the better with its inclusive environmental, social, and governance policies. And for the fifth year in a row, the firm has been recognized for its efforts with a perfect score on the Disability Equality Index (DEI®).
“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.
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?
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 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.
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.
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.