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Two Booz Allen Women Join Effort to Stop Sexual Harassment in Newsrooms

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At Booz Allen, leaders express the importance of values and how diversity—of background, experience, and thought—is essential to maintaining standards of excellence that guides the firm daily. A part of that commitment to diversity means focusing on recruiting the best and brightest women in their fields. Booz Allen provides comprehensive career support, from mentoring opportunities to professional development, to help women continue to build their skillsets.

The Spark of Entrepreneurship + Whole Planet Foundation: Part I

First in a two-part guest blog series from Sophie Eckrich, a former Whole Planet Foundation intern and founder of Teysha.
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Ten years ago, I embarked for a life-changing journey as an intern for Whole Planet Foundation with their microfinance partner, Grameen Bank, in Panajachel, Guatemala. I was 19 years old, a rising Sophomore at the University of Texas at Austin, and I had no idea what to expect.

University of Denver Team Takes Top Honors in Arrow Electronics' Diversity Meets Innovation Competition

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Arrow Electronics recently hosted the second annual Diversity Meets Innovation Competition. Student teams, with a diverse set of majors and backgrounds, from local universities applied their knowledge and skills to propose a tangible impact that could affect the next generation of technology entrepreneurs.

Women in Finance: Plant Your Garden and Tend It

How finance could and should be a tool for good
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by Jane Carten, President and Director, Saturna Capital 

Accenture Is Taking a Leap to Make a Difference: Tiffany & Tyrone's Story

Accenture helped Tiffany and Tyrone realize their dream to build more equal and inclusive communities in its Corporate Citizenship Report
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Accenture is committed to helping people succeed and grow in the digital era. Business partners Tiffany Hoang and Tyrone Botelho got the skills and mentoring they needed to build their business through Accenture's Skills to Succeed partner Youth Business USA. Want to read more stories about how Accenture is making a difference? Read its 2017 Corporate Citizenship Report.

Scotiabank Announces Eighth Cohort of Scotia Vision Achiever Programme

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Scotiabank Jamaica announced the eighth cohort of small business owners in the 2018 edition of the Scotia Vision Achiever Programme last Wednesday.

The intensive 17-week course led by renowned business coach Marcia Woon Choy begins in April...

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Mundo Latino: Initiative Aids Microenterprises in Central America

Por: Rodrigo Martinez
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Originally Published on mundolatinomedia.com

El Departamento de Estado de los Estados Unidos anunció el lanzamiento del concurso “El Poder de Crecer”, impulsado por la Red de Innovación e Impacto para identificar, premiar y apoyar microemprendimientos dentro de Centroamérica.

Sustainable Brands Seeks Entrepreneurs for Startup Business Competition

Innovation Open calls for submissions from socially and environmentally conscious ventures to compete at SB’18 Vancouver
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30 Years Later: Women Business Owners Continue Fight for Equality

NAWBO puts a spotlight on the 30-year anniversary of The Women’s Business Ownership Act, H.R. 5050
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Cracking the Ceiling: Female-led Startups Get Unique Opportunity

By Diana Hart
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A dynamic new female-focused accelerator is launching in Toronto to help women founders break through barriers to better compete in the heavily male-dominated startup field.

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