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New Report Reveals CEO Insights Into Racial Equity Challenges

Press Release

May 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - A new report released today by a partnership consisting of PolicyLink, FSG, and JUST Capital reveals what some of America’s CEOs and C-suite leaders identify as the key challenges to advancing racial equity and what it means for what comes next.

Comcast NBCUniversal Introduces 'We Belong,' A Multimillion Dollar Initiative in Support of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Press Release

NEW YORK, May 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ - During Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, Comcast NBCUniversal will celebrate the extensive and often unrecognized contributions that the AAPI community has made to American history, culture and everyday life with a cross-portfolio campaign that spotlights how the community is woven into the fabric of this country with the central theme: “We Belong.”

Biogen Employees Engage in a Week-Long Series of Open Dialogues to Enhance DE&I Understanding

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Joining the other companies that are part of the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion, the largest CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) in the workplace, Biogen held a Week of Understanding. Inspired by employees’ ideas and engagement, Biogen’s event included virtual conversations and opportunities to learn about DE&I within the company, the broader healthcare system and the wider world.

Medtronic Receives Its Highest-Ever Ranking on DiversityInc Top 50 List

Medtronic jumped to # 11 on this year’s list, the company’s highest-ever ranking from DiversityInc
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Medtronic jumped to # 11 on this year’s DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity, the company’s highest-ever ranking on the list. And it ranked # 3 on the Top Companies for Supplier Diversity list, also a highest-ever ranking for the company. Medtronic’s move from # 33 in 2020 to # 11 in 2021 on the overall list is one of the largest jumps of any company in the Top 50.

Box Tops for Education Partners With Black Men Teach

By Hanna Johnson
Blog

Black male teachers have an immense positive impact for all students in the classroom, yet they are significantly underrepresented, according to research from the Institute of Labor Economics. 

Only 2% of teachers in the U.S. are Black males. In Minnesota, the gap widens to just 0.5%. 

Veterans@VMware POD (Power of Difference) Launches an EMEA Chapter!

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VMware’s Veterans@VMware POD (Power of Difference) has been going strong in the US for many years and recently sought out some of our UK Veterans and Reservists to pave the way for launching an EMEA Chapter of the Veterans@VMware POD. Initially, the launch of this new Chapter focused on the UK. Whilst tightly integrated with their counterparts in the US, POD members in the UK were keen to establish some specific goals they wanted to achieve as soon as formally launching.  

We sat down with Principal Architect, and Co-Lead of the EMEA Chapter Aidan Dalgleish to learn more about the launch at the end of last year. Aidan also shares what VMware’s signing of the Armed Forces Covenant and recent Bronze Award through the Defense Employer Recognition Scheme means to the newly launched EMEA Chapter. 

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VMware’s Veterans@VMware POD (Power of Difference) has been going strong in the US for many years and recently sought out some of our UK Veterans and Reservists to pave the way for launching an EMEA Chapter of the Veterans@VMware POD. Initially, the launch of this new Chapter focused on the UK. Whilst tightly integrated with their counterparts in the US, POD members in the UK were keen to establish some specific goals they wanted to achieve as soon as formally launching.  

We sat down with Principal Architect, and Co-Lead of the EMEA Chapter Aidan Dalgleish to learn more about the launch at the end of last year. Aidan also shares what VMware’s signing of the Armed Forces Covenant and recent Bronze Award through the Defense Employer Recognition Scheme means to the newly launched EMEA Chapter. 

Daniel Dae Kim: “Pressure Makes Diamonds, and Our Community Has Been Under Pressure”

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In recognition of Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month, the actor, producer and activist joined T‑Mobile’s EVP of Advanced & Emerging Technologies John Saw as part of the company’s Talking with Trailblazers employee guest‑speaker series to address the rise of Asian hate in America, and how history can help lead a path forward to a better and more equitable place for all.

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In recognition of Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month, the actor, producer and activist joined T‑Mobile’s EVP of Advanced & Emerging Technologies John Saw as part of the company’s Talking with Trailblazers employee guest‑speaker series to address the rise of Asian hate in America, and how history can help lead a path forward to a better and more equitable place for all.

Building A Company Where All Employees Feel Valued

NortonLifeLock’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Strategy
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By Kara Jordan | Chief People & Culture Officer, NortonLifeLock

Our vision and values are the foundation for everything we do as a team. We know who we are and what we stand for; we always think customer first and believe that the only way to win is to do it together. We are open and authentic with ourselves and each other. And, we prioritize speed and simplicity.

Purnima Padmanabhan: Passion Principle

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Title: VP and general manager, cloud automation, VMware
 
Base of operations: Palo Alto, Calif.
 
Time at VMware: 5 years
 
How has your career journey evolved over the years?
I have been in the technology game pretty much right from the beginning. I actually started in the chip industry back in the 90s. I was doing chip design and then worked for a startup company. That's when I got very interested in entrepreneurship and building companies, so I went back to business school.
 

From Refugee to R&D: Henkel Celebrates Pamela Lam’s Leadership Journey

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Henkel North America salutes the generations of Asians and Pacific Islanders who helped to shape America’s history— and those who will enrich its future. In honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, we are proud to highlight one of our leaders and her courageous journey.

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Henkel North America salutes the generations of Asians and Pacific Islanders who helped to shape America’s history— and those who will enrich its future. In honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, we are proud to highlight one of our leaders and her courageous journey.

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