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From Young Immigrant To Intel VP: Xochitl Monteon Extends Her Hand To Help Women in STEM


Xochitl Monteon has lived most her life as an “only.” The only immigrant. The only Mexican. The only woman. Now, as a leader at Intel, she works to create an environment where diverse mindsets foster innovation.

A universal language

Born in Mexico, Xochitl (pronounced SOH-chee) was 4 years old when her family immigrated to San Jose, California. Her parents were migrant farm and tannery workers with an incredible work ethic and self-starter attitude, something they made sure to instill in their children.

Tokyo 2020 First Ever Gender-Balanced Olympic Games in History, Record Number of Female Competitors at Paralympic Games

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On International Women’s Day, the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee, the Government of Japan and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) reiterated their commitment to make the Olympic and Paralympic Games this summer a landmark in gender equality on and off the field of play, paving the way for a more equal and inclusive society.

At the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020:

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka: “Never Forget To Lift Others up as You Climb”


On International Women’s Day, the IOC speaks to Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, who became the first female Deputy President of South Africa and is now the Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and the Executive Director of UN Women.

United Airlines Names Laysha Ward to Board of Directors

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CHICAGO, March 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- United Airlines Holdings, Inc. (UAL) announced recently that Laysha Ward is joining its Board of Directors. Ward, currently Executive Vice President and Chief External Engagement Officer of Target Corporation, brings an impressive resume with more than three decades of corporate leadership experience to the UAL Board.

6 Women in Leadership at Duke Energy Share Career Advice

For Women’s History Month, they want to inspire other women to keep going

March is Women’s History Month, so we asked women at Duke Energy what they wanted to know about how to advance their careers. Then, women in leadership roles responded to their questions.

Astia Is Transforming the Way We Fund Businesses


Astia is transforming how businesses are funded–providing capital, connections, and guidance that fuel the growth of highly innovative, women-led ventures worldwide. Astia recently launched a $100M early-stage venture fund to address the extraordinary disparity in funding for companies that include women in founding or executive roles.

Georgia-Pacific Employee Spotlight: Nakiya Nix

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As a dry end production coordinator at our lumber mill in Talladega, Alabama, Nakyia Nix is known as a lumberjack by those closest to her.

Learn what being a woman in manufacturing has taught Nakyia about herself and her career path.

American Airlines Marks International Women's Day With All-Female Crew


As part of our celebration of Women’s History Month, today we recognize International Women’s Day, which celebrates the contributions and achievements of women around the world. To mark the day, a talented team of women operated and supported Flight AA2808, a Boeing 787, which flew from Miami International Airport (MIA) to Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) today.

Siebert Williams Shank Affiliated Clear Vision Impact Fund Announces Its First Closing With Support of Several of the Nation's Largest Corporations

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NEW YORK, March 17, 2021, /3BL Media/ - Clear Vision obtained capital commitments of more than $100 million of the planned $250 million impact loan fund. The fund plans to commence making loans to support small businesses that employ, train, and serve minorities and underserved communities nationally.

Key Insights From BlackRock's Annual Letter to CEOs

WSP USA climate leaders explain why justice, equity, diversity and inclusion should take greater prominence in long-term business strategies addressing resilience.

The first few months of 2021 have been active with climate announcements by the White House, corporations and investors.


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