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Could I? Should I? Overcoming Ambivalence in Career Choices

Scenario workshops help women in science set career goals and confront gender bias

In a recent study, researchers at Yale University demonstrated that both male and female faculty staff valued men more than women. When asked to judge applicants for a job as lab manager, female and male professors rated male applicants more highly than identically qualified females, and offered the men a significantly higher salary plus additional mentoring support.

Baxter Promotes Wellness, Inclusion and Diversity Among its Employees, is Recognized for Ongoing Sustainability Efforts

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DEERFIELD, Ill., October 21, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Baxter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX) continued to advance sustainability within the organization by adding Business Resource Groups (BRGs) that support an inclusive and diverse work environment and encouraging employee health and wellness through its recent BeWell@Baxter Exercise Challenge.

In Response to Challenge, Baxter Employees Exercise 10 Million Minutes


A little friendly competition can sometimes go a long way towards a healthier lifestyle. During Baxter International Inc.'s recent annual BeWell@Baxter Global Exercise Challenge, 11,000 employees from Baxter's global locations vied with colleagues for a position as one of Baxter's "biggest movers"—and exercised more than 10 million minutes in the process.

Deadlines Fast Approaching for Global Leaders To Engage with India’s Most Inspiring Social Entrepreneurs

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MUMBAI, India, September 3, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Deadlines are fast approaching for the 2013-2014 India Social Entrepreneurship Journeys, which will enable top executives, academics, and nonprofit leaders to discover how they can have their greatest positive impact on the world. Taking place this upcoming December and February, the India Social Entrepreneurship Journeys will take a hand selected groups of senior leaders on carefully curated 5-8 day experiences.

Microsoft Alumni Recognized for Extraordinary Leadership in Philanthropy

Microsoft Alumni Foundation Announces 21 Nominees for the 2013 Integral Fellows Awards
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Bellevue, Wash., August 29, 2013 /3BL Media/ — The Microsoft Alumni Foundation has announced 21 nominees for its fifth annual Integral Fellows Awards, a program that recognizes and rewards Microsoft Corp. alumni for their nonprofit and philanthropic efforts. Each nominee represents a nonprofit organization either started by Microsoft alumni or where Microsoft alumni are making valuable contributions.

Video: A New Enterprise and Community of Farmers in Haiti

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In a new video, hear Haitians talk about a partnership between Abbott, the Abbott Fund and Partners In Health that is improving lives and communities. Built and run by Haitians, a new nutrition facility produces a lifesaving product to treat malnutrition called Nourimanba. In addition, an agricultural program helps local farmers improve the supply of quality peanuts needed for the facility, while increasing farmer incomes.

Vigilant Global Conquers the Road to Quebec City with the Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer


The weekend of July 6th, Vigi 4 Cure took to the Quebec countryside to make its way from Repentigny to Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures, a small town just outside of Quebec City, all in the span of two days.

The weather on their side, the 15 riders from the Vigilant Global team beat the sunny pavement with their wheels, passing fields, homes and supporters along the way. They received the caring support of volunteers and organizers, who made sure that there was plenty of food, water and resting checkpoints for all of the fundraising athletes.

Boehringer Ingelheim Cares Foundation Launches New Patient Assistance Program Portal

New online web portal makes it easier for patients to order, track and manage medications
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RIDGEFIELD, Conn., April 2, 2013 /3BL Media /PRNewswire/ - Boehringer Ingelheim Cares Foundation today announced the launch of its new website for its Patient Assistance Program (PAP) – a program that provides Boehringer Ingelheim medicines free of charge to eligible uninsured or underinsured patients who cannot afford them. The web portal will make the PAP easier to navigate and offer new features to benefit patients and physicians alike.


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