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Gender Equality: With or Without the Federal Government

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by Julie Gorte, SVP, Impax Asset Mgmt/Pax World Funds 

“The reputation of a thousand years may be determined by the conduct of one hour.” – Japanese Proverb

Women in Finance: Plant Your Garden and Tend It

How finance could and should be a tool for good
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by Jane Carten, President and Director, Saturna Capital 

Sodexo Honored as One of America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises

The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) recognized Sodexo as one of America’s 2017 Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, announced today that it has been named to Women’s Business Enterprise National Council's (WBENC) 18th annual list of America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises (WBEs) for the first time.

Putting Our Feminism Into Our Finances

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by Kristin Hull, Founder and CEO, Nia Impact Capital 

While many of us have been at this for a while now, 2018 is the year we stand to make significant progress in our efforts to bring more women into the financial fold. The #MeToo movement has brought attention to women’s equality everywhere from the red carpet in Hollywood to the executive suite and the board room on Wall Street. The more recent Oscar’s hashtag #HereWeAre is also serving to raise awareness of the importance of women’s voices being included and heard.

Business Has Never Been More Critical in Advancing Gender Equality

by Kristen Lang
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The adage, “behind every great man, there is a great woman,” has officially — and irretrievably — been relegated to the history books. In its place comes the understanding that behind every woman is a powerful and growing network of women who have, and are helping to, pave the way.

When I joined Ceres more than a decade ago, I was privileged to experience firsthand the power of working under a female CEO and a gender-balanced leadership team. Today, even as the organization has quintupled in size, Ceres maintains this gender parity.

“Investing in Women is Smart Business:” Vinetta Project CEO Vanessa Dawson on Opening Doors for Women Entrepreneurs

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Earlier this month, Booz Allen Hamilton announced a D.C. partnership with The Vinetta Project, a national organization dedicated to helping women-led businesses break into the funding ecosystem. Below,Vanessa Dawson, Founder and CEO of Vinetta,discusses why this mission is so critical and how the Vinetta Project is opening doors for female entrepreneurs.

In China, a New Program Helps Women Supply Chain Workers Get Ahead

Female factory workers develop new skills thanks to Plan W from HP and its partner Diageo.
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The women who power China’s factories can often face tough odds in getting ahead.

Sodexo Recognized As a Top Company for Female Executives

Sodexo named on the National Association for Female Executives ‘Top Companies for Executive Women’ list for the fifth year in a row  
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Meet the Scientist: Jennifer Lippens, Post-doctoral Fellow at Amgen Thousand Oaks

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This profile is a part of the Amgen Foundation’s “Meet the Scientists” series, where we invite students and teachers to learn more about a scientist at Amgen and the work they do to create lifesaving medicines. Join the conversation by sharing your own experiences with @AmgenFoundation and @Amgen.

Meet the Scientist: Julie M. Lade, Scientist in the Pharmacokinetics & Drug Metabolism Department

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This profile is a part of the Amgen Foundation’s “Meet the Scientists” series, where we invite students and teachers to learn more about a scientist at Amgen and the work they do to create lifesaving medicines. Join the conversation by sharing your own experiences with @AmgenFoundation and @Amgen.

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