International Women’s Day

One Year Later: Reflecting on Women’s Health in Kenya

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At Pfizer, we believe that empowered women help build stronger communities. Fundamental to this belief is ensuring access to resources that allow women to make decisions about the health of themselves and their families.

Visa Launches First Global Competition Focused on Celebrating Women Entrepreneurs

Visa Everywhere Initiative: Women’s Global Edition focuses on providing women entrepreneurs with a platform to showcase their ground-breaking solutions
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SAN FRANCISCO, March 6, 2019, /3BL Media/ Calling all women entrepreneurs! In celebration of International Women’s Day, Visa (NYSE: V) today reinforced its dedication to women empowerment with the launch of the first Visa Everywhere Initiative: Women’s Global Edition. The global program invites women entrepreneurs from around the world to tackle FinTech and Social Impact challenges for a chance to win $100,000 in each of the two challenges.

Gildan Launches the “Hear Her Story” Series to Highlight Some of Their 23,000 Women

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In honor of International Women’s Day, Gildan is launching a new blog series entitled “Hear Her Story” which will allow readers to meet women behind the scenes of Gildan’s success and get a glimpse of their #LifeatGildan.

MetLife Joins UN Women Global Innovation Coalition for Change

Company becomes first insurer to join global coalition to advance diversity and inclusion
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NEW YORK, March 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ – MetLife (NYSE: MET) announced today that it will become the 27th company and first insurer to join the UN Women Global Innovation Coalition for Change.

Positive Impact Give Event Professionals the Opportunity to Act on Gender Equality

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February 28, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Positive Impact’s Girls Creating Campaign exists to inspire girls to be limitless in the creation of their careers. According to a Unicef gender equality report ‘By the time children reach age 10, boys’ worlds often expand while girls’ worlds contract ’and Positive Impact is passionate about using the example of a female full event industry to address this.

Why I’d Love All Women to Be Able to Thrive in a World That Values and Encourages Talent, Irrespective of Gender

By Helen Mills
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The theme of this year’s International Women’s Day is #pressforprogress, and though we’re undeniably advancing toward gender equality in our workplaces, I think there’s still more to be done. Often, one of the issues that holds many women back begins in childhood, when certain behaviours are labelled.

For International Women’s Day, I’m Inviting Guys to the Table

By Alison Clark
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A sad reality: we all know hardworking, high performing women who don’t necessarily get ahead. Why? Research shows that when it comes to getting career-accelerating assignments, making influential connections and landing key promotions, women are often overlooked.

Catalyzing Progress for Gender Parity through Global Health Partnerships

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Health impacts multiple aspects of women’s daily lives, yet many lack access to quality care. In support of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, we at Pfizer are committed to advancing Global Goal 5, gender equality, by improving access to equitable healthcare for women in underserved communities.

Legg Mason Presses for Progress in Celebration of International Women’s Day

Leaders in Legg Mason’s global distribution and in its independent investment affiliates provided insightful comments outlining how each woman has found professional successes.
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Today Legg Mason celebrates International Women’s Day with the rest of the globe – honoring the women of past and present who keep the world spinning on its axis, challenge the status quo and instigate change within their industry and communities. The mission this year is Press for Progress.

With the World Economic Forum's 2017 Global Gender Gap Report findings telling us that gender parity is over 200 years away - there has never been a more important time to keep motivated and Press for Progress.

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