Scenario workshops help women in science set career goals and confront gender bias
In a recent study, researchers at Yale University demonstrated that both male and female faculty staff valued men more than women. When asked to judge applicants for a job as lab manager, female and male professors rated male applicants more highly than identically qualified females, and offered the men a significantly higher salary plus additional mentoring support.
Starting at midnight on Wednesday, November 20, the Amway Universal Children’s Day came to life. Amway business owners and employees in more than 55 countries participated in volunteering, giving and advocacy with local partners.
We tracked over 100 projects, and are certain that there were many more that we may never know about. They started in Australia, moved around the world, passed through our headquarters in Ada, Michigan, and ended at our Nutrilite offices in Buena Park, California.
Sometimes when I talk to people about my work at GSK leading the PULSE Volunteer Partnership, I am met with a bit of skepticism: "Is this just a PR thing? Why else would GSK send up to 100 of its best and brightest professionals each year to work full-time for up to 6 months with different non-profit organizations that are in need of specific expertise that these GSK professionals can offer?"
Deloitte joins with Taproot Foundation to celebrate Pro Bono Week 2013
October 16, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Taproot Foundation, a nonprofit connecting business professionals in pro bono service to organizations working towards social good, and Deloitte, a leading professional services organization, are joining forces once again to drive the pro bono marketplace forward. Deloitte recently announced an expanded commitment to providing $110 million in pro bono services to nonprofits by 2015, and has signed on with Taproot as a sponsor of Pro Bono Week 2013 to help inspire others to follow suit.
October 16, 2013 /3BL Media/ - On Thursday, October 24, 2013, Taproot Foundation will host its inaugural Pro Bono Awards Gala at the Mars Gallery (1139 W Fulton Market, Chicago, IL). This event will bring together leaders, advocates and practitioners in Chicago’s pro bono arena and will celebrate the accomplishments of two pro bono heroes: local nonprofit The Cara Program and Taproot pro bono consultant Anna Miller.
Taproot Foundation DC offering $100,000 in pro bono marketing expertise to area nonprofits October 20-26, 2013
October 14, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Pro Bono Week is a global celebration of the people who volunteer their professional expertise in marketing, legal services, HR, strategy and IT to support nonprofits. Inspired by the American Bar Association, Taproot Foundation works with partners around the globe to focus attention on the pro bono movement each year in the third week of October.
CECP, in association with The Conference Board, releases Giving in Numbers: 2013 Edition, a robust analysis of corporate giving patterns
September 16, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Despite the continued impact of the global recession on businesses, 59 percent of companies, many without waiting for their own profits to recover, recommitted to their communities by giving more to charity in 2012 than they did in 2007, before the recession took hold.