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Kimberly-Clark’s Kotex Brand to Host “4 Voices, 40 Minutes for Women and Girls” on May 27

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As Kimberly-Clark marks the 100th anniversary of its Kotex brand, the company is hosting a global conversation on how Kotex and their global NGO partners will champion the progress of women and girls for the next century.

It’s Time to ‘Restructure Everything’ — and Push Diversity

By Jessica Lyons Hardcastle - SDXCentral
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VMware recently held its annual Women Transforming Technology (WT2) conference, which focuses on promoting diversity and inclusion in the technology sector. As much as I’d been looking forward to attending the event — my first time — as the COVID-19 pandemic progressed, and the conference approached and became a digital event, I started wondering if I should skip it.

WBA Celebrates World Day for Cultural Diversity: When We’re Different, It Pays Dividends

A Q&A with Carlos Cubia, WBA vice president and global chief diversity officer, about World Day for Cultural Diversity on May 21
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Carlos Cubia has been vice president and global chief diversity officer for Walgreens Boots Alliance since 2017. He previously worked in leadership roles in the healthcare, financial services and insurance industries, developing ways to improve diversity and inclusion that also had positive business results.

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Carlos Cubia has been vice president and global chief diversity officer for Walgreens Boots Alliance since 2017. He previously worked in leadership roles in the healthcare, financial services and insurance industries, developing ways to improve diversity and inclusion that also had positive business results.

Making History at ON Semiconductor

by Kimberly Appleton, Senior Vice President of Global Sales Operations & EMSI
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Who am I?

Growing up in a blue-collar family I was not exposed to technical career options but I did love math and problem solving so I pursued an engineering degree followed by a Masters in Business. I honestly had no idea that would lead to such an exciting 28-year career in the semiconductor industry.

Amid This Pandemic, Women CEOs Share That Leadership And Culture Matter Most

by Robert Reiss
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Teresa White, President AFLAC US, and the AFLAC Field General for Coronavirus, talked about how a corporation can lead through these tough times. And as background, Aflac is an example as an exceptionally well-run enterprise: 18 years as Most Admired Company; 14 consecutive years as Most Ethical Companies; Top 10 Green company; 50 Best Companies for Diversity; 20 consecutive years as Best Companies to Work for in America. Teresa shared, "Culture is where people get it wrong. You can't start a culture in a crisis. Make sure that you are treating your employees right.

Virtually Experience the Porter Novelli Purpose Summit

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The COVID‐19 crisis is accelerating the transformation of business – one that solidifies the private sector mandate of a stakeholder‐first, rather than shareholder‐only, mentality. We’ve kept a pulse on this shift, brand action and stakeholder expectations, revealing that 75% of the U.S. public believes business must take action to protect employees, care for communities and support front-line workers in the fight against COVID‐19. Companies who have rapidly and authentically met this expectation demonstrate Purpose – at its finest.

National Grid Named Top Utility for Diversity, Inclusion, and LGBT Employees

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WALTHAM, MA, May 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ – National Grid has been ranked as one of the top utilities for diversity and inclusion by DiversityInc. This marks the second time National Grid has earned this distinction as one of only six utility honorees. For the first time, National Grid has also been named a top company for LGBT employees as part of the ranking.

UPS Longitudes | Women in Trade Can Reinvigorate the WTO and Global Economy

Laura Lane @ UPS, Penny Naas @ UPS
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Where there’s a will, there’s a way. And anyone who has looked at the global economic forecast lately is probably willing to consider a few ways to ensure that GDP growth doesn’t slow to a grinding halt.

IOC Young Reporters: Spreading the Word for Gender Equality

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ONE OF THE SUBTHEMES OF THIS YEAR’S WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY – CELEBRATED ON 3 MAY – WAS GENDER EQUALITY IN ALL ASPECTS OF THE MEDIA. HERE, WE LOOK AT HOW THE IOC’S YOUNG REPORTERS PROGRAMME HAS BEEN FLYING THE FLAG FOR FEMALE JOURNALISTS IN THE MALE-DOMINATED WORLD OF SPORTS REPORTING.

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ONE OF THE SUBTHEMES OF THIS YEAR’S WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY – CELEBRATED ON 3 MAY – WAS GENDER EQUALITY IN ALL ASPECTS OF THE MEDIA. HERE, WE LOOK AT HOW THE IOC’S YOUNG REPORTERS PROGRAMME HAS BEEN FLYING THE FLAG FOR FEMALE JOURNALISTS IN THE MALE-DOMINATED WORLD OF SPORTS REPORTING.

The Scotiabank Women Initiative Has Something for Every Women-Owned, Women-Led Business

Geneviève Brouillard shares how the bank is helping women entrepreneurs.
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By Shelley White

The Scotiabank Women Initiative™ has had a strong start since launching in December 2018, but according to Geneviève Brouillard, there’s much more to come.

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