International Women’s Day

Whole Planet Foundation and Partners Fund Women Entrepreneurs for International Women's Day During Women's History Month

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Whole Planet Foundation's International Women’s Day virtual event during Women’s History Month had 600 participants come together during March to expand women’s opportunities through access to entrepreneurship. 

23 Companies Incentivize Us to Power Women Entrepreneurs During Women's History Month

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The Whole Planet Foundation International Women’s Day virtual event had 500+ participants come together during March 7-8 to expand women’s opportunities through access to entrepreneurship. The compelling content can be unlocked here with a suggested

The Ripple Effect of Ripple Foods is Powering Women Entrepreneurs through Whole Planet Foundation

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Ripple Foods, makers of delicious, nutritious plant-based dairy alternative products, is a Platinum Sponsor of Whole Planet Foundation and participated in the International Women’s Day virtual event during Women’s History Month.  

Choose Equal.

How can we show up and act for women on International Women’s Day?
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In downturns and disasters throughout history, women always bear a heavy cost – more of the jobs lost, more of the frontline care, and often – more of the burden at home. The COVID-19 pandemic is no exception, but today we have another chance for equality if we all choose to step forward as equals and set a higher standard to care equal, hire equal, pay equal, do equal and Choose Equal.

Nigeria GM Leads Effort to Support Mothers and Girls

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When Vani Malik joined Kimberly-Clark as the general manager for our Nigeria operations last summer, she didn’t let the COVID-19 pandemic stop her from accelerating Kimberly-Clark’s efforts to tackle major obstacles that mothers and girls face in Nigeria.

Nigeria is Africa’s largest economy and most populated country, with one of the highest birth rates in the world – more than 6 million babies are born every year. Kimberly-Clark has invested $100 million to date in this strategic market, including a new diaper manufacturing facility that will open this year.

Online Concert With GRAMMY-Nominated Artists Benefits Whole Planet Foundation

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In an online concert presented by URSA Live, women artists are collaborating to fund women entrepreneurs through Whole Planet Foundation in honor of International Women’s Day. 

2021 GRAMMY-nominee Debi Nova from Costa Rica, singer and actress Andy Allo, star of the Amazon Original series Upload, GRAMMY-nominated Irish singer-songwriter RuthAnne and recording artist Whitney McClain will join forces to raise awareness and funds for poverty alleviation. 

The Shift to Digital Wages: Making Sure It Works for Women and Business

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By: Christine Svarer, Director, HERproject, BSR

This year’s International Women’s Day focused on recognizing gender bias and taking action for equality, principles that are always present in our work at HERproject.

International Women’s Day: Inspiring the Next Generation of Aviators

By Liz Hund and Caroline Schagrin
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Airlines across the industry are making strides to hire more women, but at the executive level women make up only 3% of all airline CEOs, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

“This industry is obviously very challenged because you don’t have a lot of senior women at higher levels within the industry,” Joanna Geraghty, the president and COO of JetBlue Airways says.

Sysco Celebrates International Women’s Day; Launches Inaugural Gem Award to Recognize Sysco Champions of Gender Diversity

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HOUSTON, March 06, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY), the leading global foodservice distribution company, today announced the Company’s second annual observance of International Women’s Day (IWD) across its global organization.

Celebrating the Achievements of Women in the Workplace Every Day

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International Women’s Day celebrates the accomplishments of women, while recognizing the ongoing need to close the gap in gender equality. The 2020 International Women’s Day theme is #EachforEqual, meaning collectively, everyone plays an important role in creating a gender equal world. Alliance Data’s efforts to foster an environment of diversity, equality and inclusion has been recognized within the Company (62 percent of the global workforce is made up of women) and beyond.

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