UN Global Compact’s Target Gender Equality programme is off to a strong start in 19 countries around the world
UNITED NATIONS, New York, September 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ —The United Nations Global Compact announced today the participation of more than 250 companies in Target Gender Equality, one of its flagship Global Impact Initiatives, signaling a significant commitment from companies to a key Sustainable Development Goal during the 75th United Nations General Assembly.
Stanley Black & Decker and The New Britain Museum of American Art hosted a panel discussion focused on the centennial anniversary of women’s suffrage as part of their collaborative 2020/20+ Women @ NBMAA initiative.
The panel was moderated by award-winning journalist and anchor for Fox 61 News, Amanda Raus and featured local leaders:
Vinaya Springer, Manager Systems Engineer, Sales, Cisco
Growing up, I was always fascinated with gadgets. I oftentimes found myself following in my father’s footsteps, always tinkering with science kits, robotics kits, computers, etc. This love and affinity for technology was the reason I chose to a pursue an engineering degree as an undergraduate – a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering.
Rhonda R., Senior Telecommunications Engineer, IT, is passionate about collaborating with her colleagues, especially in times of change, to ensure they are effectively using technology to achieve their best results.
Transitioning to a work-from-home environment was a major shift for Rhonda and one that she struggled with at first. But, there was a silver lining. She had a chance to help NRG employees find new solutions and adjust to new technology.
Insights into how leaders can set LGBT+ employees up for success from Accenture’s Christine Rauh, Managing Director and Global Pride Network Co-Sponsor
The rainbow flag of Pride continues to spread its colors, and as we celebrate the unity and determination of people across the world striving for equality, we must also remain laser-focused on the road that lies ahead.
Pre-pandemic, and in celebration of International Women’s Day, Qualcomm employees gathered on campus for an engaging conversation about women in tech. Hosted by Qualcomm Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer Vicki Mealer-Burke, Qualcomm President Cristano Amon took the stage with friend Roanne Sones, Corporate Vice President, Operating System & Intelligent Edge at Microsoft.