diversity and inclusion

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. 

Tony Mitchell Named as 2019 Black Engineer of the Year, 3rd Booz Allen Executive to Win Prestigious Award

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US Black Engineer and Information Technology magazine has named Booz Allen Executive Vice President Anthony “Tony” Mitchell the 2019 Black Engineer of the Year (BEYA). Since the BEYA award was established in 1986, more than 10,000 engineers have been nominated but only 33 have won the honor of the title.  

Forbes Lists Booz Allen Among “America’s Best Employers for Diversity”

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Inclusion of women, people of color, veterans, members of the LGBTQ community, and people in the workplace isn’t just the right thing to do—it’s good for business. According to the World Economic Forum, “individuals who work in open, diverse, and inclusive environments are usually able to perform better, because each individual is able to bring their authentic self to the workplace.”

Aramark Recognized as a Top 50 Company for Diversity by Black Enterprise, for Diversity and Inclusion Efforts

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PHILADELPHIA, January 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Aramark (NYSE:ARMK), a global leader in food, facilities management and uniforms, was once again named one of the top 50 companies for diversity by BLACK ENTERPRISE, for its professional inclusion of people from all races and demographics.

Bloomberg Reporter Increases Women Quoted in Stories to 50 Percent

By: Chris Roush
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Originally posted on Talking Biz News

Ben Bartenstein, an emerging markets reporter for Bloomberg News, increased the percentage of female sources quoted in his stories to 50 percent in 2018.

The percentage was 13 percent in 2017, wrote Bartenstein in a series of tweets.

The Vinetta Project: A Conversation With Entrepreneur Danya Sherman and Booz Allen SVP Dee Dee Helfenstein

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“Startups founded by women are 20 percent more likely to be revenue-generating. Investors make 35 percent higher ROI when they finance female founders. Yet they are underrepresented in positions of power in the innovation and investment ecosystem. Vinetta is focused on changing this distribution of knowledge, power, and capital.”

– The Vinetta Project

MetLife Recognized as Military Friendly Employer Seventh Year in a Row

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NEW YORK, November 05, 2018 /3BL Media/ – MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) announced today it has been recognized as a Military Friendly® Employer and Military Friendly® Spouse Employer. This is the seventh year in a row MetLife has been recognized for its commitment to supporting veterans and fostering a culture that honors the experiences, traits and skills of those who have served or continue to serve their country. It is the fourth year MetLife has been recognized for its support of Military Spouses.

Key Women at Scotiabank Receive WCM’s Transformational Leadership Awards

Scotiabank’s Carla Deeks receives WCM Rising Star Award, Global Banking and Markets Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Office receives WCM Award for Excellence in Innovation
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2018 WCM Excellence in Innovation Award - GBM Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) Office

Congratulations to the GBM Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) Office for winning the 2018 WCM Excellence in Innovation Award. This award honours those who have approached gender diversity with an innovative lens and taken bold steps to improve diversity and inclusion.

Meet PNC’s First Accessibility Officer

Greg Pollock says his position is just one example of the organization’s ongoing commitment to accessibility and disability inclusion.
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It’s rare for a company to have an accessibility officer in its ranks. As organizations deepen their commitment to diversity and inclusion, a best practice is emerging: companies like PNC are adding roles specifically focused on disability and accessibility. 

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