Angelica Cortez Vega always knew she wanted to work in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). She dreamed of being a math teacher, managing the business side of STEM or even becoming an astronaut.
“It turns out that there are actually height requirements to be an astronaut,” Cortez Vega said. “That ruled out that career choice for me, so I began to explore other career options — all on Earth.”
Booz Allen Hamilton founders Edwin Booz and Jim Allen believed that the values of corporate and individual citizenship make our communities better for all. Today, the firm is building on that vision by investing in social innovation and partnering with organizations that share Booz Allen’s values.
Long-time nonprofit executive will assume operational duties January 2021
WASHINGTON, December 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) announces that Sylvia Pérez Cash will join the organization as senior vice president of operations, starting on January 4, 2021. Cash has over 15 years in nonprofit management, most recently as vice president of strategic programs and knowledge for United Way of Greater Cleveland, one of the largest chapters in the country.
In many ways, 2020 has made us stop in our tracks and reexamine our lives. It has forced us to re-think where our world is headed and the actions we must take now to help shape a more equitable and sustainable future.
By Sheri Byrne-Haber, accessibility architect and Power of Difference (POD) co-lead for @VMware Disability
December 3rd was the 28th International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Started by the United Nations, the goal is to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in all spheres of society. It also aims to increase awareness of the situation of persons with disabilities in every aspect of political, social, economic and cultural life.
DALLAS, December 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ - CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBRE) today announced that the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) has approved the company’s science-based target to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) from both CBRE’s own operations and the properties it manages for investors and occupiers.