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Booz Allen Foundation Awards $1M in Innovation Fund Grants to Support COVID-19 Solutions

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Protecting frontline workers and vulnerable populations. Developing new solutions to solve critical problems. Supporting communities and the safe return to work. Announced today—21 nonprofits, university projects, entrepreneurs, and startups have been selected to receive nearly $1 million in grants from the Booz Allen Foundation Innovation Fund in order to solve critical issues caused by COVID-19.

Booz Allen Joins Mansfield Rule Certification Pilot to Increase Diversity and Inclusion in Legal Departments

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The Mansfield Rule is designed to diversify leadership in the legal profession. The original concept emerged in 2016 from a Diversity Lab Women in Law hackathon, challenging law firms to affirmatively consider women and people of color as at least 30 percent of the candidate pool for leadership and governance roles, equity partner promotions, and lateral positions.

Booz Allen - a Forbes 2020 Best Employer for Women - Celebrates Women's Equality Day

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Culture, working conditions, wages, diversity—all these matter for women seeking a workplace that fosters respect, equity, and opportunity. Based on these criteria and more—Forbes has named Booz Allen to its Best Employers for Women List for 2020.

Booz Allen Hamilton Named to Diversity Best Practices Inclusion Index

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“Diversity, equity, and inclusion continues to be a topic of critical importance, especially in these times of heightened racism and social injustice. The good news is that corporate America is paying closer attention to its D&I practices.”

-Deborah Munster, vice president, Diversity Best Practices

Building a More Diverse Talent Pipeline in Cybersecurity: Insights from Booz Allen San Diego Leader Jennie Brooks

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Today’s employers continue to need cybersecurity professionals. In San Diego alone, there are over 8,000 jobs directly related to cybersecurity, an increase of 11% since just 2016. 

Enabling a More Diverse Entrepreneurship Ecosystem: Booz Allen's Hillarie Flood on Why We Need More Black Women in Venture Capital

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“When I say the word innovator, who comes to mind?” Hillarie Flood, a principal with Booz Allen’s Strategic Innovation Group, asked as she kicked off an expert panel discussion. 

Odds are it’s not Madam C.J. Walker, the first self-made millionaire in the United States, BET co-founder Sheila Johnson, or even Oprah Winfrey, she said. 

Despite these and many other examples of entrepreneurship success:

  • More than 75% rounds raised go to all-white founding teams

Booz Allen Celebrates 30 Years of the Americans with Disabilities Act

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The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was “a response to an appalling problem: widespread, systemic, inhumane discrimination against people with disabilities,” in the words of Robert L. Burgdorf, Jr., author of the original version of the bill that was introduced to Congress.

How Booz Allen and Ho'ōla Nā Pua Are Using Data and Design Thinking to Combat Sex Trafficking in Hawaii

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Nearly 3,000 local Hawaii youth are estimated to be at risk for commercial sexual exploitation. Even as the COVID-19 pandemic shut much of the world down, this crime did not disappear. Demand merely shifted online, making many of its victims even more vulnerable to violence.

Jessica Munoz co-founded the Honolulu, Hawaii-based Hoʻōla Nā Pua, which means “New Life for Our Children,” to combat sex trafficking in the island state. Today, the organization is working with Booz Allen to use data and design thinking in the fight.

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