As Veterans & Military Families Month comes to a close, a new T-Mobile employee shares her experience being married to the military, and how she found a support system inside the company.
By Logan Mayo, T-Mobile Stories
Last year, I got married in a library three weeks after I got engaged. Before you think this was a choice to be eclectic and hip, let me explain.
My husband is an active-duty Special Operations soldier in the Army. Planning the big wedding we wanted around his shifting responsibilities of team training and permanent change of station (PCS) date was impossible. We tried again for this coming summer — hoped, really — but found out he would be deployed through the following fall.
The Northern Trust Business Resource Councils (BRCs) are employee-led resource groups that provide tools and resources to support the development of an inclusive culture that values and leverages DE&I to achieve and sustain superior business results through:
T. Rowe Price is cognizant of challenges transgender people face globally, including transphobia, regressive legislation, restricted access to medical support, and violence. To heighten awareness and to support Trans people at the firm and in the broader community, T. Rowe Price is providing a series of stories and resources to encourage its associates to become active allies and help end transphobia.
Company Recognized for Commitment to Women's Advancement in the Workplace and Inclusion Efforts
RACINE, Wis., November 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ – SC Johnson today announced it has been recognized as the ISSA 2020 Hygieia Network Member of the Year. The award recognizes an ISSA Hygieia Network member’s involvement in activities that provide resources and support to encourage women in the cleaning industry to accelerate their careers and foster inclusivity.
Fifth Third Bank actively promotes inclusion and diversity with eight virtual Enterprise Business Resource Groups led by Enterprise committee executives and nearly 70 regional business resource groups overseen by inclusion councils in each of the Bank’s 13 regions. More than 3,800 employees take part in the in-person regional BRGs.
All of Fifth Third’s BRGs are focused on three pillars: employee development, community involvement and business innovation. BRGs are open to all Fifth Third employees, whether they’re members of the group’s constituency or allies.
Since it was founded at the end of 2018, the Women in Alexion network (WIA) has had two objectives. Externally, through events such as the annual I WISH Conference, the group focuses on inspiring young women and girls to pursue education and careers within STEM. Internally, it supports women in the workplace through training and guidance that further their personal development and careers.
By Anthony Biggs I Special to the USA TODAY NETWORK
Following my years of service, I transitioned to an entry-level position in the telecommunications industry. Despite not having direct experience, the skills I learned in the military certainly helped get me where I am today. But I can tell you that it wasn’t always an easy transition. Veterans entering corporate America from the military need and deserve additional support to help them through.
Booz Allen has been a proud sponsor of Special Olympics of Virginia (SOVA) for more than a decade, and for the past several years has joined teams across the region at the organization’s annual Dulles Plane Pull. In 2019, Booz Allen was named “Most Enthusiastic Team” and was also one of the fastest teams to pull a Boeing 757 for 12 feet down the runway, winning third place.