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Booz Allen’s Tips for a More Inclusive Workplace: Doing the Right Thing for Employees and Business

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Encouraging diversity isn’t just the right thing to do; it’s a competitive imperative in markets like San Diego, where some suggest a 3% unemployment rate is “virtually zero” for tech talent. 

As tech companies compete within the same pool of job candidates, it’s imperative to expand the number of qualified individuals. And bringing more diverse people into the talent pool often requires going above and beyond.

Booz Allen Extends Its Commitment to Those Who Serve as a Salesforce Military Alliance Partner

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To accelerate the interviewing and hiring of veterans and military spouses across the United States, veteran-founded Booz Allen has joined the Salesforce Military Alliance.

Through the program, military service members and their spouses get free, self-paced technical training via Trailhead, Salesforce’s online learning platform, and Salesforce partners and customers commit to conducting job interviews for all participants who complete the training program.

FCA Foundation Invests $1.6 Million to Advance Educational Opportunities for Detroit-area Students

17 academic and nonprofit organizations receive FCA Foundation grants focused on education and helping Detroit youth grow and thrive
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November 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Today, the FCA Foundation, the charitable arm of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, announced the recipients of its 2019 educational grants (totaling $1,650,000). The grantees, all of whom are focused on improving educational outcomes for Detroit-area students, provide a wide array of in-classroom, after school, summer and weekend programming.  

SASE Recognizes Eight Booz Allen Science and Engineering Professionals

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Asian Americans represent the second largest group (21%) of scientists and engineers in America, with 1.3 million workers in science and engineering occupations. The Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE) recently recognized eight of these professionals from Booz Allen for their contributions to the global business world, academia, and local communities.

Inspiring Women Leaders in IT

Jordi Botifoll, SVP Cisco America's, President Cisco LatAm, Co-Author: Luz Ma Murguia, Latin American Marketing Director, Cisco
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There is evidence that a shortage of technology professionals is undermining business performance. In a 2016 survey by Venture Beat, 65% of Chief Information Officers (CIOs) and other business leaders said that difficulty in recruiting skilled IT professionals was harming IT modernization efforts. That was three years ago and since then, the gap has gotten even wider.

One solution – recruit more women.

Making Tech More Diverse: Booz Allen Named 24 Women of Color STEM Awardees

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Representing data science, health informatics, systems engineering, and more, two dozen Booz Allen employees have been named Women of Color STEM Technology All-Stars and Rising Stars. They join more than 250 Booz Allen employees who have received this honor since 2004.

Presented at the annual Women of Color STEM Conference in Detroit this October, the awards recognize women of color in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math who create, innovate, and inspire.

The Walt Disney Company Partners with U.S. State Department on Third-Annual “Hidden No More” Exchange Program Featuring 50 International Women Leaders in STEM

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WASHINGTON, D.C., October 28, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Walt Disney Company has partnered with the U.S. State Department on its third-annual Hidden No More International Visitor Leadership Program, which launched today in Washington D.C. The program was inspired by the 2016 award-winning film Hidden Figures to highlight and advance the important achievements of women and girls in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

Maintaining Our AI Advantage – Insights from Booz Allen’s CEO Horacio Rozanski at The Atlantic Festival

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Is the U.S. winning the global artificial intelligence (AI) race? How can the military adapt to match the pace of technological innovation?

At the 2019 Atlantic Festival, Booz Allen CEO Horacio Rozanski and COO of BAE Systems, Tom Arseneault, sat down with journalist Jeanne Meserve to talk about operationalization, collaboration, training, ethics, and more in the field of AI. Highlights follow.

Accelerating AI’s move out of the lab

Booz Allen’s Duvelza Saenz on Cyber, Leadership, and Shaping a Multicultural Tech Workforce

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Growing up, there were only two careers that interested Booz Allen Lead Associate Duvelza Saenz: cyber warrior or Xena the Warrior Princess. Lucky for the cyber world, Booz Allen, and the many women and girls Saenz mentors and supports, she went with the former.

A passion for bringing people together—including the next generation

“I enjoy the collaborative environment that Booz Allen encourages,” Saenz said. “We have awesome team members with unique backgrounds who are open to innovative ideas.”  

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