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From Program to Possibility: Elieth de los Angeles Martinez, Production Coordinator at Gildan

Elieth discusses the impact of Gildan’s training programs and personal development initiatives, revealing how they’ve helped her overcome adversity and advance her career.
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Elieth joined Gildan 13 years ago as a Sewing Machine Operator. She has since witnessed multiple milestones at the Company: from working as an Instructor and Junior Engineer, to growing into her current position as Production Coordinator. Over the years, Elieth has participated in a range of programs at Gildan designed for personal and professional development. Today, she reveals how these initiatives have made their mark on her life.

TGR Foundation and Discovery Education Launch New Digital Professional Development Series

Resources from TGR EDU: EXPLORE Empowers Educators with Access and Tools Necessary to Transform Teaching During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond
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SILVER SPRING, Md., June 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ – TGR Foundation, A Tiger Woods Charity, and Discovery Education introduce the first module in a new series of no-cost digital professional learning resources empowering educators with new strategies to support student’s success in school and beyond. The professional development series for educators from TGR EDU: EXPLORE presents schools, particularly those from under-resourced communities, the access and materials needed to transform teaching during COVID-19 and beyond.

Masterclass Series on Gender Equality for Business by UNDP’s Business Call to Action and Oxfam

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ISTANBUL, June 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- Business Call to Action and Oxfam have developed a two-part masterclass series that looks at gender equality for business and why it matters for companies that are now available online. 

It’s Time to ‘Restructure Everything’ — and Push Diversity

By Jessica Lyons Hardcastle - SDXCentral
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VMware recently held its annual Women Transforming Technology (WT2) conference, which focuses on promoting diversity and inclusion in the technology sector. As much as I’d been looking forward to attending the event — my first time — as the COVID-19 pandemic progressed, and the conference approached and became a digital event, I started wondering if I should skip it.

Masterclass on Business and Gender Equality by Business Call to Action and Oxfam – May 12 at 8am EST (12:00 UTC)

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A look at gender equality and why it matters to companies. The session aims to build a common understanding among participants, cover the implications of gender inequality for companies and workers, and look at the business case for addressing them. The masterclass will focus on the importance of working with partners along with recommendations for business on how to make progress on gender equality.

When: May 12, 2020 at 8am EST (12:00pm UTC)

Pro Bono Perspectives S2E10: Nick Savarese, Flutie Foundation

Addressing Autism Today
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In early March, before COVID-19 transformed daily life here in the U.S., Pro Bono Perspectives host and CEO of Common Impact Danielle Holly sat down with Nick Savarese, Executive Director of the Flutie Foundation, to discuss autism, nonprofit leadership, cross-sector partnerships, talent retention and purpose, all of which are still very much relevant today.

Attend the 5th Annual Women Transforming Technology Conference on Tuesday May 5, 2020

Register to attend. Conference is virtual and free and keynote Speakers include Laura Dern, actress, producer, director and activist, and Kathryn Finney, CEO of digitalundivided
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PALO ALTO, Calif., April 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) has announced the sponsors for the fifth annual Women Transforming Technology (WT²) Conference, which will be held virtually on May 5, 2020. Along with VMware, this year’s sponsors include Cloudera, Ford Greenfield Labs, Rubrik, Toyota Research Institute, Workday, and Stanford VMware Women’s Leadership Innovation Lab. The event is designed to continue the important conversation on championing and advancing women across the tech industry.

From Program to Possibility: Lily Akter, Quality Assurance Coordinator at Gildan

For International Women’s Day, Lily describes the importance of professional development opportunities at work and how they have supported her as a woman in Bangladesh
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Lily joined Gildan in 2010 as a Quality Inspector and has since advanced her career, growing into her current position as Quality Assurance Coordinator. Today, she shares the impact that one of Gildan’s professional development programs has had on her and discusses the importance of supporting women’s development in Bangladesh.

“At Gildan, I was able to participate in an amazing development program with about 10 other women, where I gained skills to help me flourish in my role. Now, I have more confidence at work because I have the tools to excel as a professional in my field.

From Program to Possibility: Favia Marisol Consoro, Knitting Mechanic at Gildan

For International Women’s Day, Favia shares how Gildan’s professional development initiatives have supported her career growth and empowered her as a woman working in Mechanics
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Favia has worked at Gildan in the Dominican Republic for over 15 years, and during that time, she participated in a variety of Company programs for professional development. In honor of International Women’s Day, she reveals how her experiences in these initiatives have supported her career-development while empowering her as the only woman working in Mechanics at her facility.

Booz Allen and Hiring Our Heroes: One Day, Two Events to Support Military Spouses

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Military spouses (92% of whom are female) face unemployment rates of 24%—six times higher than the current rate for all adult women. And female spouses of active duty service members on average generate 37% less income than civilian spouses.

Why do military spouses incur such a financial penalty? And what can be done to change this situation for the better?

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