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“Investing in Women is Smart Business:” Vinetta Project CEO Vanessa Dawson on Opening Doors for Women Entrepreneurs

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Earlier this month, Booz Allen Hamilton announced a D.C. partnership with The Vinetta Project, a national organization dedicated to helping women-led businesses break into the funding ecosystem. Below,Vanessa Dawson, Founder and CEO of Vinetta,discusses why this mission is so critical and how the Vinetta Project is opening doors for female entrepreneurs.

In China, a New Program Helps Women Supply Chain Workers Get Ahead

Female factory workers develop new skills thanks to Plan W from HP and its partner Diageo.
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The women who power China’s factories can often face tough odds in getting ahead.

Sodexo Recognized As a Top Company for Female Executives

Sodexo named on the National Association for Female Executives ‘Top Companies for Executive Women’ list for the fifth year in a row  
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Meet the Scientist: Jennifer Lippens, Post-doctoral Fellow at Amgen Thousand Oaks

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This profile is a part of the Amgen Foundation’s “Meet the Scientists” series, where we invite students and teachers to learn more about a scientist at Amgen and the work they do to create lifesaving medicines. Join the conversation by sharing your own experiences with @AmgenFoundation and @Amgen.

Meet the Scientist: Julie M. Lade, Scientist in the Pharmacokinetics & Drug Metabolism Department

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This profile is a part of the Amgen Foundation’s “Meet the Scientists” series, where we invite students and teachers to learn more about a scientist at Amgen and the work they do to create lifesaving medicines. Join the conversation by sharing your own experiences with @AmgenFoundation and @Amgen.

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Empowering West African Women Through Sustainable Agriculture

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General Mills knows that empowering women and girls is crucial for communities to fully flourish.

In the world’s poorest communities, women and girls typically bear the brunt of poverty. When families struggle to grow enough food to eat or earn enough money to send all their kids to school, it’s the girls who are often the last to eat and first to be kept home from school.

But girls and women aren’t just the faces of the poverty; they’re also the key to overcoming it.

Pressing for Progress

International Women's Day 2018
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Individually, we may be single drops of water; together, we’re an ocean.

International Women’s Day (IWD) is observed each year on March 8th to celebrate the economic, cultural, and political achievements of women and to bring attention to persistent inequality and the barriers to gender parity. The day, which has evolved into a global movement not affiliated with any particular organization or sector, emphasizes a call to action for accelerating change.

The Question I Hate

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March 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ - In honor of International Women’s Day on March 8, I’d like to share the question I get most often as a female leader.

It’s also the question I hate the most:

“What’s the business case for gender diversity?”

Ugh.

There are other variations:

“What’s the business case for diversity in general?”

“How does gender parity affect my bottom line?”

“How does being inclusive help me meet my KPIs?”

Providing Millennials With the Financial Planning They Need

By Lauryn Williams, 4x Olympian and founder, Worth Winning
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There are two common but differing opinions about millennials floating around society. The first is that our generation is lazy, and we feel “entitled.” The second is that we are going to change the world because we don’t settle for following in the set paths that have been established before us. As a millennial that has had to work hard on all levels, including being a 4x Olympian and entrepreneur, I have to say I agree with the second opinion. Millennials are different than previous generations, but that’s how we are going to set ourselves apart.

Cerro Verde, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, and Dreambuilder Program Featured in Mining With Principles Campaign Video

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América Cristina Paz Tito lives in Arequipa and is a small business owner. She has been taking monthly classes from the DreamBuilder program, a partnership between Freeport-McMoRan and its affiliate Sociedad Minera Cerro Verde, and Thunderbird School of Global Management.

From the ICMM: America had the drive and the dream, then an ICMM member company helped her get the skills to make that vision a reality. She has now gone from selling potatoes at a roadside stand to owning three small businesses. You should hear that story from her:

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