Women empowerment

From Program to Possibility: Amanda Jackson, Reworks Supervisor at Gildan

For International Women’s Day, Amanda reveals how she was impacted by some of Gildan’s initiatives
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Meet Amanda Jackson, Reworks Supervisor at Gildan’s distribution center in Charleston, U.S. Amanda participated in the Leading the Gildan Way program, an 11-month initiative designed to empower employees through leadership development activities and workshops. Today, Amanda shares how she was impacted by the program and how it helped empower her as a woman in her field.

National Diversity Council Partners With Wynn Las Vegas to Host 2019 Women in Leadership

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LAS VEGAS, December 9, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The National Diversity Council (NDC) hosted the 2019 Women in Leadership Symposium in partnership with Wynn Las Vegas,  featuring the theme “Center Stage: Standing Out and Speaking Up” on Tuesday, December 3. The event featured topics such as leveraging intersectionality in the workplace, defeating gender-based harassment in the workplace and silencing self-doubt: how to overcome imposter syndrome. 

Hear Her Story: Q&A with Champa Akter, Sewing Superintendent at Gildan

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We sat down with Champa, one of our sewing superintendents at our Dhaka factory to look back at her seventeen-year career at the Company. From starting out as a Quality Inspector to growing into her role as a team leader, Champa shares her story, her personal milestones and the environment she creates for her team on the factory floor. Here is her story:

Can you start off by telling us what you do at Gildan?

Hear Her Story: Q&A With Caterina Nardi, Accounting Clerk

On living life differently and enjoying the little things
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Caterina, Account Clerk for Gildan in Montreal, Canada was diagnosed with cancer in December 2018. Shortly after she went on leave, underwent two surgeries and rounds of chemotherapy, but none of it has gotten her down. In fact, she’s more positive than ever. Here’s her story:

Tell me a bit about yourself?

I have two daughters, one is thirteen and the other eight years old. The older one is an angel, but the youngest is feisty! I have a wonderful husband and something most people don’t know about me is that I also have a twin brother.

Hear Her Story: Q&A With Johanna Sofía Toribio, Sewing Controller at Gildan

Debunking the stereotype of the accounting professional
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Johanna, Sewing Controller at Gildan, shares with us her passion for accounting and finance and what she wishes people knew about accounting professionals.

Q: What got you interested in finance as a career path?

13 Inspiring Stories From Women in Manufacturing

From successes to challenges, read the stories for these women
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In light of International Women’s Day 2019, Gildan launched a campaign to recognize some of their 23,000 female employees.

Thirteen employees from seven different countries where the Company operates were invited to share their professional and personal stories. These women explored topics including passions, motivation, family, resilience and growth. Read their stories:

Schneider Electric Accelerates Its Practices of Gender Equality and Inclusion Forward with 100% Leadership Commitment to UN Women's Empowerment Principles

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Schneider Electric is the first multi-national company to achieve unanimous commitment by its country presidents to the UN's guidelines on gender equality and empowerment- Commitment exemplifies Schneider Electric's practices of inclusion and furthers the company's goals of advancing gender equality across its global footprint

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Schneider Electric is the first multi-national company to achieve unanimous commitment by its country presidents to the UN's guidelines on gender equality and empowerment- Commitment exemplifies Schneider Electric's practices of inclusion and furthers the company's goals of advancing gender equality across its global footprint

Hear Her Story: Q&A With Fulvia Stevens, Director of Customer Service at Gildan

The price to pay
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Fulvia, Director of Customer Service at Gildan shares  the best advice she has ever received and her thoughts on how her success is her family’s success.

Q: Tell us about your beginnings here at Gildan:

Hear Her Story: Q&A With Ruth Vizcarra, Operations Manager at Gildan

Building an operational department from the ground up
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We sat down with Ruth, Gildan’s Operations Manager, to look back at her 15 year career at the company. From starting out as a Quality Supervisor to finding her fit in operations, Ruth shares her story and the personal milestones she reached along the way:

Q: Tell us about your career journey at Gildan?

Hear Her Story: Q&A with Amanda Thornhill, Merchandising Manager at Gildan

From concept to shelf, a woman’s passion for retail
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Amanda, Merchandising Manager for Gildan, shares her passion for product development and the leaders that have helped her along the way in her nine years at Gildan. Here is her story:

Q: How did you end up at Gildan?

My husband and I were living in Arkansas where I was working for a large retail company. He had wanted to move back home to Charleston for a while, so in 2010 we made the big move. To be honest, I was really sad about it. I loved my job back in Arkansas and I never thought I would find another job quite like it here.

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