Net Impact

Pro Bono Perspectives S2E5: Cecily Joseph, Net Impact

How to Embrace DEI in the Tech Sector and Beyond
Multimedia with summary

This week on Pro Bono Perspectives, host Danielle Holly welcomes to the show Cecily Joseph, a CSR powerhouse with a rich career across the private and social sectors. Cecily is Chair of the Board of Directors at Net Impact and was formerly Vice President of Corporate Responsibility at Symantec and the head of its foundation. At Symantec, Cecily oversaw ESG program development and implemented initiatives focused on bringing underrepresented groups - including women and people of color - into the technology sector.

Challenging Racial Inequity on Campus

Symantec supports Net Impact’s Racial Equity Fellowship and the passionate students who want to change the world
Summary: 

Net Impact inspires and equips next-generation leaders to build a more just and sustainable world. With 400+ chapters in nearly 40 countries, Net Impact is a leadership accelerator for future changemakers. Symantec’s longstanding relationship with Net Impact began with a general grant to support the organization’s annual social change conference. Our partnership morphed over time to focus on racial equity as Symantec is committed to creating a more equitable future for all. We believe that a diverse and inclusive work environment helps us understand our customers better, enables us to respond to new trends more rapidly, and stimulates innovation. Investing in diversity is a business imperative and our support of Net Impact has helped establish undergraduate chapters at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and helped create the Racial Equity Fellowship.

The below content was originally published on the Net Impact Blog

 

Blog

Net Impact inspires and equips next-generation leaders to build a more just and sustainable world. With 400+ chapters in nearly 40 countries, Net Impact is a leadership accelerator for future changemakers. Symantec’s longstanding relationship with Net Impact began with a general grant to support the organization’s annual social change conference. Our partnership morphed over time to focus on racial equity as Symantec is committed to creating a more equitable future for all. We believe that a diverse and inclusive work environment helps us understand our customers better, enables us to respond to new trends more rapidly, and stimulates innovation. Investing in diversity is a business imperative and our support of Net Impact has helped establish undergraduate chapters at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and helped create the Racial Equity Fellowship.

The below content was originally published on the Net Impact Blog

 

Texas State Students Win Shell and Net Impact's International Competition to Design Renewable Energy Solutions

Press Release

OAKLAND, Calif., April 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ - A team of students from Texas State University was honored as the winner of the Net Impact Future of Energy Challenge at Shell’s Powering Progress Together event. Their research applied blockchain technology to local solar grids.

Kendall-Jackson and Net Impact Engage Young Professionals in Competition to Elevate Sustainability

Award-winning California winery and global change agent organization partner to launch sustainability competition
Press Release

SANTA ROSA, Calif., November 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Net Impact, a global community of students and professionals, and Kendall-Jackson, the seminal winery in the Jackson Family Wines portfolio, have launched a sustainable wine case competition designed to harness the energy and ideas of young professionals dedicated to advancing sustainability. Julien Gervreau, Kendall-Jackson’s Director of Sustainability, made the announcement on the keynote stage at the 2017 Net Impact Conference on October 27th in Atlanta, GA.

2017 Net Impact Conference Invites Participants to Deepen Their "Path to Purpose” in Celebration of 25th Anniversary

2,000 students and young professionals will attend the 2017 Net Impact Conference taking place in Atlanta, GA, October 26-28.
Press Release

ATLANTA, October 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Net Impact, the leading global nonprofit that mobilizes the next generation to use their skills and careers to make a positive impact on the world, will host their 2017 Net Impact Conference in Atlanta from October 26-28 at the Georgia World Congress Center.

The Net Impact Conference will gather over 2,000 students and professionals who are committed to making a lasting social and environmental impact now and throughout their careers. Featured speakers include:

More Than 2,000 Next Generation Leaders to Descend on Atlanta at the 2017 Net Impact Conference in Atlanta October 26-28

Press Release

October 4, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Net Impact, the leading global nonprofit that mobilizes the next generation to use their skills and careers to make a positive impact on the world, is pleased to announce more than 2,000 emerging young impact leaders will be attending the 2017 Net Impact Annual Conference in Atlanta, October 26-28.

Net Impact and Samsung Partner in Support of Feeding America

$70,000 will be donated from the Small Change, Big Effect campaign to Feeding America
Press Release

OAKLAND, Calif. September 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Net Impact and Samsung Electronics America, Inc. has announced a donation of $70,000 to Feeding America in Support of National Hunger Action Day. The “Small Change, Big Effect” 30-day fundraising campaign launched on August 3, 2017 with an event at Samsung 837 in New York City.

2017 Net Impact Conference Invites Attendees to Discover Their Path to Purpose

The 2017 Net Impact Conference will take place in Atlanta, GA, October 26-28
Press Release

June 29, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Net Impact, the leading global nonprofit that mobilizes the next generation to use their skills and careers to make a positive impact on the world, has launched registration for their 2017 Net Impact Conference in Atlanta, GA this October 26-28.

For 25 years, the Net Impact Conference has guided attendees to careers with purpose and convened the world’s emerging leaders around one unified goal: getting the skills, connections, and inspiration that will allow them to have the greatest impact now and throughout their careers.

Net Impact Fellows are Implementing Action Projects Across the U.S.

Through the Net Impact Fellowship, students across the country are driving social and environmental impact on campuses and in their local communities.
Press Release

OAKLAND, Calif., April 6, 2017 /3BL Media/- Last fall, Net Impact invited passionate students across the county to lead a real world action project with the Net Impact Fellowship program. “Net Impact is thrilled to offer the connections, skills, and experiences to support the next generation of change agents through our fellowship program,” says Liz Maw, CEO, Net Impact.

Net Impact Team Heads to the World Unigame Finals in London

Top 3 teams out of 162 contestants were Net Impact members
Press Release

In partnership with Unilever, Net Impact is excited to announce that the Santa Clara University Net Impact team has advanced to the world Unigame finals in London. UniGame is the annual competition in which Unilever, one of the world’s largest producers of consumer products with a portfolio spanning 400 brands, asks university students for proposals to help address identified business needs.

Pages

Subscribe to Net Impact