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National Diversity & Leadership Conference Announces the 2020 Top Chief Financial Officers

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UNITED STATES, October 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The National Diversity Council will host the 2020 National Diversity and Leadership Conference virtually on October 27-28, 2020, and November 4-5,2020. This year’s theme is “Max Talent”. This virtual conference will feature big-name keynote speakers such as Donna Brazile, Anne Chow, Tony Plana, Carly Fiorina and more. During the conference, professionals will gain access to learning sessions held by industry experts, organizational tracks, and endless inspiration that highlight the importance of diversity and inclusion in the workplace. 

National Diversity & Leadership Conference Announces the 2020 Leadership Excellence in Technology Award

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UNITED STATES, October 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The National Diversity Council will host the 2020 National Diversity and Leadership Conference virtually on October 27-28, 2020, and November 4-5,2020. This year’s theme is “Max Talent”. This virtual conference will feature big-name keynote speakers such as Donna Brazile, Anne Chow, Tony Plana, Carly Fiorina and more.

Talking Accessibility—from Technology to Transit—with Booz Allen’s Eric Wright

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For many college grads, employment opportunities, affordable housing, cultural events, and even climate determine where they want to live next. For Booz Allen Senior Lead Technologist Eric Wright, what brought him to Washington, D.C. was its accessible Metro transit system.

Wright has cerebral palsy and needed a subway or other form of public transit to get to and from work.

Drawdown Georgia Launches to Accelerate Climate Solutions

Nonpartisan effort to scale solutions by bringing Georgians together to crowd solve for climate progress
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This week marks the launch of a long-term, multi-stakeholder climate initiative in Georgia - one designed to bring business and industry, municipal leadership, NGOs and others together to accelerate climate solutions in Georgia. 

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This week marks the launch of a long-term, multi-stakeholder climate initiative in Georgia - one designed to bring business and industry, municipal leadership, NGOs and others together to accelerate climate solutions in Georgia. 

Booz Allen VP Michael Ruiz Talks Cuban American Upbringing and Turning Obstacles into Superpowers

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Every year from September 15 to October 15, National Hispanic Heritage Month honors the cultures and histories of Americans whose ancestors come from Central and South America, the Caribbean, Mexico, and Spain.

Diversifying Science and Technology: Meet Booz Allen's Women of Color STEM Awardees for 2020

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According to the National Science Foundation, members of historically underrepresented groups—women and Blacks, Hispanics, and American Indians or Alaska Natives—have increased their representation in the science and engineering labor force in recent decades.

Pro Bono Perspectives S2E22: Wendy John, Fidelity Investments

DEI for a New Era of Social & Racial Justice
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Wendy John, the new Head of Global Diversity & Inclusion at Fidelity Investments, joins Pro Bono Perspectives host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly to discuss the rapid growth in corporate DEI positions in the past several years and the added urgency these programs have taken on in 2020.

Booz Allen Celebrates Two Decades as a Working Mother Best Company

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Based on more than 400 questions on everything from leave policies to fertility benefits, adoption, child- and dependent-care benefits, flexible scheduling, mentoring, sponsorship and opportunities for advancement, Working Mother names 100 companies each year whose family-friendly policies and culture are best for working moms. Once again, in 2020, Booz Allen is on the list—marking two decades of recognition in this category.

National Diversity Council CEO Announces Book Release with a Portion of Proceeds Dedicated to the Coalition for Racial Justice & Equity

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San Antonio, TX- Ángeles Valenciano, the National Diversity Council’s (NDC) CEO will be releasing her first book focused on her leadership journey, La Sabiduría De Ana: Recetas De Liderazgo,and donate 10 percent of the book’s proceeds to the National Coalition for Racial Justice & Equity (NCRJE) for immigration initiatives. 

Valenciano will release the book on Amazon, in her native language, Spanish, to honor her culture, heritage and mother Ana’s legacy. Valenciano grew up in the town of San Luis Potosí and immigrated to the United States after finishing college in 1993. 

Promoting Equity, Access & Cultural Awareness in Education

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Recent events in the United States have sparked nationwide protests and civil unrest, as communities band together to demand change. It is vital that discussions about inclusion, equity, and culture continue as part of efforts to engage and empower youth. As we all strive to make this world a better place, Discovery Education, along with its corporate and community partners, provide a number of no-cost, accessible, digital learning resources to help educators  help  their students process and understand what they see happening in the world.

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