Each year, US Black Engineer & Information Technology magazine recognizes “bright men and women who are shaping the future of engineering, science, and technology.” Since 2005, more than 100 Booz Allen employees have been recognized by the Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA).
“From the previously unimaginable impact of the COVID-19 pandemic to a long overdue reckoning with racial injustice, 2020 was an unprecedented year. Yet, many businesses across the nation stepped up and continued to prioritize and champion LGBTQ equality.”
United Way Worldwide Senior Director of Volunteer & Employee Engagement Mei Cobb joins host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly for a new episode of Pro Bono Perspectives. Mei eveals how her organization is pivoting amidst COVID-19’s significant disruptions to volunteering and the first responder organizations that provide vital services relating to hunger, housing, domestic violence, and more.
Ramiro Cavazos, President and CEO of U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Will Lead Board of Directors
January 5, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) board of directors is pleased to announce the election of Ramiro Cavazos as board chair. Cavazos, the president and CEO of the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, will serve for a two-year term effective January 1, 2021. Cavazos previously served as secretary on the board's executive committee.
“There is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in.” Leonard Cohen’s famous words were a source of comfort for Pro Bono Perspectives host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly – and many of us in the social impact field – during this difficult year.
Tom Crohan, Vice President & Counsel, Corporate Responsibility & Government Relations at John Hancock, joins host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly to talk Skills for Cities and John Hancock’s response to COVID-19, racial injustice, and social inequity. John Hancock co-hosted this year’s Skills for Cities day of cross-sector collaboration aimed at supporting racial justice and BIPOC-led nonprofits amidst the dual pandemic of racism and COVID-19.
Calif., November 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The California Diversity Council announces the Top 50 Northern and Southern California Diverse Leaders, a distinctive list of individuals from diverse fields who exhibit exceptional leadership qualities. The focus of the award is to give prominence to the accomplishments of men and women who exceed the scope of what is expected in their organizations and communities. These individuals continue to excel in the workforce and are inspiring others to reach their highest potential.
Innovation & People-Centered Design for a More Just Tomorrow
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Shalu Umapathy, Managing Director of New Ventures at IDEO.org, joins Pro Bono Perspectives host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly to share how her organization creates a more just and inclusive world through people-centered design. As the nonprofit arm of the innovation and design firm by the same name, IDEO.org partners with organizations to pioneer new ways of working and builds tools that help millions of people learn and practice human-centered design.
In a year of pivots and challenges, Booz Allen is proud to debut an all-new, revitalized Native American Network (NAN). With ambitious goals, the network—re-imagined in 2020 after a hiatus—aims to strengthen recruitment and career development within Booz Allen. It’s also an open invitation for all at the firm to celebrate Native American culture and learn about its history, tribe diversity, and current challenges.
San Diego is a city that prizes inclusivity and friendliness at work. According to a survey by research firm Energage, employees are 3% more likely to describe their company culture as inclusive compared to the national benchmark, and 4.9% more likely to describe it as friendly.