November 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Global Compact Network Canada (GCNC), the Canadian chapter of the United Nations Global Compact, will be hosting an innovative virtual forum, Business for Gender Equality: A forum to fast-forward progress in the Canadian private sector on December 2, 2020, from 12 pm-6 pm EST.
At its annual conference October 23-25, the Executive Women’s Forum on Information Security, Risk Management and Privacy (EWF) presented Booz Allen with its 2018 Corporate Award for its efforts to advance and promote women within the firm.
“Analogous to EWF’s mission, Booz Allen is committed to developing and sponsoring women, promoting inclusive leadership, and ensuring balanced promotion opportunities,” EWF Founder Joyce Brocaglia said in the EWF awards announcement.
While job market demand for STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) talent continues to grow, women and minorities remain underrepresented in STEM fields. According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, women hold less than 24 percent of U.S.-based positions in STEM fields. The disparity is even greater for women of color
Today in Rome Whirlpool has signed the “Valore D” Manifesto for Women’s Empowerment, an agreement consisting of 9 points which define concrete tools, in line with the Global Reporting Initiative standards (GRI), to enhance female talent in the corporate world.
Valore D is the first Italian association of companies to promote diversity, talent and female leadership.
Achieving true equality is a challenge, particularly for countries that value traditional gender roles in both the workplace and household. We spoke with Santiago Perdomo, President of Banco Colpatria, to discover how one of Colombia’s largest financial institutions is advocating for change and leading by example.