Since 2014, the Booz Allen Summer Games has engaged university students from around the world to respond to major global problems through collaboration and creativity.
This year, 383 internss were chosen from thousands of applicants. Teams brought together university students representing 11 regions, 24 cities, and a diverse range of interest areas, talents, and academic specializations.
The World Health Organization describes burnout as “extreme workplace stress.” According to Harvard Business Review, it has six main causes: workload overload, perceived lack of control, a mismatch between efforts and payoff, lack of a supportive community, lack of recognition and/or fair treatment, and a values mismatch.
Consumer brands from eBay to E*TRADE have raised the bar for online customer experiences, investing in disruptive innovations, and raising expectations for all digital experiences, including those delivered by government.
On April 9, eight weeks of work on strategy, product-market fit, product development, and more culminated in a Demo Day for the cohort of entrepreneurs in the Impact Accelerator run by SEED SPOT, a globally ranked social impact incubator and Booz Allen partner.
Ten entrepreneurial teams pitched their businesses at the Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company in Washington, D.C. The reward: up to $20,000 in grants and other prizes.
In the fight for diversity and inclusion, men play an important role. In this third installment from the Courageous Conversations Video Series, Senior Engineering Executive Bob Miller talks with Aerospace Cyber Executive Holly Rollins about his ongoing journey to grow as a male ally to women in the workplace. Highlights follow.
Staying relevant in cybersecurity is critical and remaining current is a moving target. To address this continual challenge and to foster a community of cyber professionals, Booz Allen Hamilton hosted a full day cybersecurity conference catered to the firm’s growing cyber talent base. The event, titled “BoozCon,” in a nod to external cybersecurity conference naming conventions, was developed to harness the expertise within the company for professional development and to enhance client service.
The numbers are in: companies with more diversity at the board and executive level see significantly stronger financial performance, including higher return on equity, net income growth, and more. While, in 2019, gender representation still has a long way to go, especially on corporate boards, Booz Allen has been recognized for its leadership.
Though women throughout history have contributed greatly to invention, innovation, and entrepreneurship, their stories have largely been excluded from the popular narrative. Today, women remain undervalued and underrepresented in science and entrepreneurship, but studies show that giving due credit to female luminaries can help to advance more women into leadership.
In just a few months, college students nationwide will receive their diplomas and look toward entering the workforce. How can they increase their odds of success? Critical thinking skills, patience, respect, and a positive attitude are a must, according to Booz Allen CFO and Treasurer Lloyd Howell Jr. Read even more of his tips below, taken from a presentation at the Business Today 44th International Conference.