Women's Empowerment

From Program to Possibility: Lily Akter, Quality Assurance Coordinator at Gildan

For International Women’s Day, Lily describes the importance of professional development opportunities at work and how they have supported her as a woman in Bangladesh
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Lily joined Gildan in 2010 as a Quality Inspector and has since advanced her career, growing into her current position as Quality Assurance Coordinator. Today, she shares the impact that one of Gildan’s professional development programs has had on her and discusses the importance of supporting women’s development in Bangladesh.

“At Gildan, I was able to participate in an amazing development program with about 10 other women, where I gained skills to help me flourish in my role. Now, I have more confidence at work because I have the tools to excel as a professional in my field.

From Program to Possibility: Ingrid Miranda, Production Chief at Gildan

For International Women’s Day, Ingrid reveals how she was impacted by Gildan’s “Wonderful Women” initiative
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Ingrid Miranda joined Gildan in 2010 as a Quality Assurance Auditor in Honduras. She was later promoted to Quality Chief in 2014, and then to Production Chief in 2016. As a woman in leadership, Ingrid shares how she was impacted by Gildan’s “Wonderful Women” initiative and its “Taking the Stage” lectures, where the company hosted a panel discussion about diversity, inclusion, and female empowerment. Hear what she has to say:

Fifth Annual Women Transforming Technology Conference -- Registration Now Open

Conference theme, “We Rise,” will focus on how women rise individually and collectively
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PALO ALTO, Calif., January 13, 2020 / 3BL Media/ -- VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) today announced that registration is open for the fifth annual Women Transforming Technology (WT2) Conference. Taking place on Tuesday, May 5, 2020, this exceptional event is designed to continue the important conversation on championing and advancing women across the tech industry. It will host attendees spanning high-school and college students to executives from the tech industry, academia and nonprofit organizations. 

Alexion Hosts Solo Atlantic Rower Debra Searle in Zurich for an Evening with Healthcare Businesswomen's Association

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On September 4th, Alexion partnered with the Healthcare Businesswomen's Association to host one of the world's most fascinating business and sports women, Debra Searle, at Alexion's Zurich offices for an evening of inspiration and discussion.

Bloomberg LP Chairman Peter Grauer Recognized As a Leading Global Advocate for Women in Business

Grauer Ranks Among Top Executives Championing Gender Diversity by HERoes Women Role Model Lists 2019
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September 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ – For the third year in a row, Bloomberg Chairman Peter T. Grauer has been recognized as a leading champion of gender diversity. Grauer ranks in the top 10 of the 2019 HERoes Advocate Executives List, which showcases the senior leaders that are creating a more inclusive business environment for women.

Kotex #SHECAN Fund Turns Ambition into Action

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Aina Anirah, a Malaysian college student, has been able to pursue her dream she never thought possible because of the Malaysian Kotex #SHECAN Fund. Through the Kotex Malaysia website, the #SHECAN fund invited women to submit an online application with details about their passion and awarded winners with funding to turn their ambition into action. The money that Aina received is allowing her to pursue her dream of being a dancer, a brass ring that, for lack of money, would have been eternally out of her reach. 

Bacardi Stirs Up Conversations about Equality in a Male-Dominated Business

Bacardi Spirit Forward Series addresses equal opportunities and accountability in the industry to create more inclusive workplace
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Dedicated to championing the outstanding individuals in the hospitality industry and beyond, the Second Annual Bacardi Spirit Forward Women Empowerment Series, in partnership with PUNCH, wrapped up its 2019 season. Exploring timely topics such as representation, innovation, and disrupting the status quo, all through the lens of “originality,” the series featured a diverse group of voices from both inside and outside the hospitality world.

Comerica Bank Brings Southern California Women Business Leaders Together

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Learn, Connect and Grow. That was our promise to the more than 500 business leaders who attended the Comerica Bank Women’s Business Symposium in Orange County. Our 13th year of hosting this event was a day full of thought-leadership content, inspiration and empowerment.

Entrepreneur Ivette Mayo kicked off the program with a spirited speech encouraging the audience to challenge limited thinking, take bold action, push past excuses and move beyond complacent to be POWERFUL.

More Than 600 Representatives From Business, Government and Civil Society Call for Gender Equality at the United Nations

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UNITED NATIONS, N.Y., March 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The United Nations Global Compact, United Nations Office for Partnerships (UNOP) and UN Women convened over 600 representatives from business, Government and civil society this week to discuss business action to advance gender equality and women’s empowerment.

CEOs Unite in Response to Backlash on Gender Equality

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The following is a joint press release from Male Champions of Change and the United Nations Global Compact. 

Businesses leaders convene at the United Nations to discuss barriers to progress

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The following is a joint press release from Male Champions of Change and the United Nations Global Compact. 

Businesses leaders convene at the United Nations to discuss barriers to progress

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