Pooja Jain Link and Julia Taylor Kennedy @ CTI | Trudy Bourgeois @ The Center for Workforce Excellence
Women of color are entering the workforce in greater numbers than ever before, bringing education, ambition, and diverse ideas and experiences with them. As a result, they offer corporations a potent force of insight and innovation that will be increasingly needed to meet the needs of a diverse customer base.
Inspiring the future of aviation is a responsibility that the JetBlue Foundation takes very seriously. No other airline has gone on record to solely focus on supporting aviation education. Our goal is to increase access to this industry we love so much.
WINCHESTER — Agriculture has always been a male-driven industry; Scotiabank and local women want to change the perspective.
On Wednesday, February 12, Scotiabank held a Women in Agriculture networking lunch at Winchelsea Events in Winchester. Local women in agriculture were invited to enjoy the company of others and learn about the struggles and successes of other women in the business.
As a Company which aims to make diversity and inclusion a competitive advantage, CNH Industrial is strongly invested in the promotion and expansion of its female workforce. This starts at the very top with 40% of its Board of Directors being female.
During a recent business trip to CNH Industrial’s offices and plants in India, Chief Technology Officer, Jay Iyengar, took some time to meet with female employees at the Greater Noida facility where CNH Industrial manufactures agricultural equipment.
Atlanta native Shannon Watkins, senior vice president of brand and creative services at Aflac, said that the city’s diversity and its stance as a sort of an outsider to traditional Madison Avenue advertising drive more creativity.
At Merck, female leaders across the company, from research and development to manufacturing and marketing, are paving the way to save and improve lives around the world. We celebrate the women whose hard work and tenacity inspire us every day and are proud to share their stories in our Women in Leadership series, including:
UPS views diversity and inclusion as a top business priority.
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UPS is a global company—and is becoming even more so as much of the world’s economic and population growth continues to occur in emerging markets. We must ensure that the demographics and experiences of our workforce and supply base reflect the wide range of customers we serve. These are among the reasons that UPS views diversity and inclusion as a top business priority. We have the potential to do more and be more by integrating often disparate efforts into a well-coordinated strategy that leverages people and resources across a complex global organization.
Close your eyes and imagine a physicist. What does this person look like? Was it a white guy? Well, if it was, you might be guilty of reaffirming stereotypes, but you wouldn’t be wrong statistically speaking. According to the American Institute of Physics, less than 1% of American physicists are women of color. This week, we sit down with one such rarity: groundbreaking physicist Hattie Carwell.
Making a living from tasting chocolate and helping to create exciting new flavors for products all over the globe may sound like a fantasy for many, but for Lisa Saxon Reed, Global Director of Sensory at Mars Wrigley, it’s what she does every day. “By far my favorite thing,” she said, “is really living eight-year-old Lisa’s dream of getting paid to try chocolate, and make it a little bit better.”