Today, March 8, is International Women’s Day 2017—a good time to take stock of our collective progress toward gender equality. And such a moment of reflection is particularly relevant for HERproject this year, as we are hitting a big milestone: It’s our 10th birthday! On our anniversary, we’re taking a moment to think about what we have achieved and what we have left to do.
By Anna Tudela, Vice President, Diversity and Regulatory Affairs, Corporate Secretary, Goldcorp
Picture a woman in the mining industry. What do you see?
If you imagine a woman typing away in an office, or prepping a hearty lunch for the crew in a camp kitchen, it’s time to toss those stale gender stereotypes aside. Why? Because it’s 2017. And because diversity in a company’s workforce and on its leadership team strengthens the entire operation.
Tampa, FL, March 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ - In celebration of Women’s History Month, the Florida Diversity Council will host its annual Women in Leadership Symposiums throughout the month of March. This event brings together a diverse mix of successful women leaders who, by discussing topics that pertain to today’s workforce, will educate, inspire, and encourage attendees to reflect on their own goals and status as they strive to advance within their organizations.
This year’s Symposiums will be held in the following locations:
A tragedy on a winter night led Page Wilson to become an American Red Cross first responder. Here’s her story.
A light snow was falling in Rock Hill, South Carolina, on February 12, 2014. Wilson and her husband of 29 years, Chad, were snuggled in for the night and watching a movie. Eventually, the couple fell asleep — he in his recliner, she on the couch.
Suddenly, they were awakened by a shout from their son Devin, now 28. Their house was on fire.
by Najada Kumbuli, Officer, Strategic Initiatives at Calvert Foundation
Are you a millennial? I have bad news and good news for you. The bad news is that climate change and gender equality — two key issues you care about — will cost our generation over $30 trillion; that is the equivalent of the American, Chinese and Japanese economies combined. The good news is that, while scary, we can use our voices and investable assets to create real change, quickly!
Bloomberg today announced the 2017 Financial Services Gender-Equality Index (BFGEI), providing investors and organizations with unique insight into the statistics, policies, product offerings and external engagement driving 52 firms’ commitment to building gender-equal workplaces. Bloomberg also introduced a Fixed Income Gender-Equality Index, representing investment grade debt issued by the 2017 BFGEI member firms.