From HBCU outreach to strategic seed fund investing, these five luminaries are leading the way toward a more diverse, inclusive Silicon Valley.
The tech industry has long been a beacon for change agents. But the disruptors, the innovators, and the inventors most lauded for their work are a reflection of the racial biases of our broader culture — that is, they are white, and usually men.
At T-Mobile, we stand ready to serve those who serve us and are proud to support our veterans. Personally, I grew up admiring a veteran in my immediate family — my grandfather who served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Through our deep friendship and connection, I grew an appreciation and awe for veterans and their service to our country.
Innovation & People-Centered Design for a More Just Tomorrow
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Shalu Umapathy, Managing Director of New Ventures at IDEO.org, joins Pro Bono Perspectives host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly to share how her organization creates a more just and inclusive world through people-centered design. As the nonprofit arm of the innovation and design firm by the same name, IDEO.org partners with organizations to pioneer new ways of working and builds tools that help millions of people learn and practice human-centered design.
Booz Allen’s military connected community is as diverse as the nation it serves—from military spouses to third-generation service members, active reservists to retired veterans.
Some members have studied at West Point or the U.S. Naval Academy, others serve at home in the National Guard or Reserve, and some are stationed abroad. The past two Novembers, in honor of National Veterans and Military Families Month, they have all gathered with their Booz Allen colleagues for military appreciation breakfasts across the globe.
Technology expert has proven global track record of driving innovation through collaboration as infrastructure goes digital
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. November 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Reflecting the increasing convergence of diverse technology platforms and the design, engineering and construction of critical infrastructure systems, Christopher Murphy has joined Black & Veatch as Chief Technology Officer. Murphy, a former executive and expert at The Coca-Cola Company in harnessing disparate information technology (IT) environments to deliver optimal business value, will focus first on integrating hardware and software with Black & Veatch services to enhance client support.
Herbalife Nutrition’s CEO joins CEO Action to address systemic issues of inequity in society
Herbalife Nutrition’s Chairman and CEO John Agwunobi along with with more than 1,000+ leaders joined the 4th annual CEO Action Closed-Door Session to discuss the bold commitments necessary to address systemic issues of inequity in society. Now more than ever, CEOs understand that they must also come together to use collective resources, experience and time to change systems that have contributed to societal injustices.
From November 13th to the 19th we observed Transgender Awareness Week – a time used to elevate transgender voices, build awareness and call attention to the many challenges transgender individuals face.
“You are going into the land of your Ancestors. Do not be afraid. They are waiting for you.” These were the words my Kaach.ádi clan Elder, Kaanak Ruth Demmert (PDF), spoke to us as we began our eight-day yaakw (canoe) journey from Kéex’ Kwáan, our community of Kake, to Juneau, Alaska. I had no idea what was going to happen, but I knew I needed to do it.
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: