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P&G Recruits Managers, Especially Women, who Paused Careers

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Procter & Gamble has launched an internship program for experienced professionals – especially women – who might have put a pause on their careers to raise children or care for an aging or ailing family member. The intent is to hire them for management positions.

Carnival Corporation Chief Procurement Officer Julia Brown Receives Two Top Corporate Recognitions

Key leader of world's largest leisure travel company named among Women to Watch and Most Influential Women in Corporate America on annual listings of top female executive leaders
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MIAMI, October 18, 2019, /3BL Media/ - Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, announced earlier this year that Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) Julia Brown has been recognized as one of this year's "Women to Watch" by Cranfield University and one of 2019's "Most Influential Women in Corporate America" by Savoy magazine.

Ladies, Meet The P&G Executive Who Wants to Accelerate Your Startup

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The world's foremost consumer marketer is shopping for new innovations. And at the top of the must-have list is high potential startups led by women.

Procter & Gamble (NYSE: PG), a company renowned for building billion-dollar brands with global reach, is making a savvy move to pay its profits forward. P&G is investing its resources and expertise in early-stage female-led companies.

Women’s Business Symposium Engages and Entertains Crowd of Nearly 700

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From meditation to tech tips and then finishing the afternoon with encouragement to be an agent of change, Comerica Bank’s 2019 Women’s Business Symposium in Greater Detroit offered a little bit of everything for participants and lived up to its purpose to help women Learn, Connect & Grow.

Approximately 700 attended the afternoon symposium and heard from speakers like Academy Award-winning actor Geena Davis, along with Mallika Chopra and Crystal Washington.

Empower Series, Inc. in Partnership with Comerica Bank and the Houston Area Urban League Launches in Houston

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The EMPOWER Series, a free financial education and self-development coaching and counseling program, in partnership with Comerica Bank and the Houston Area Urban League, is expanding to the Greater Houston area beginning Saturday, April 13. The seminars will be held on the second Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Houston Area Urban League – Palm Center location.

These Women Are Growing Their Businesses — and Their Confidence

Latin American entrepreneurs build business management skills, financial capability, and digital literacy using new platform Ovante
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By Elizabeth Stokely

Sandra Taborda owns a small catering business in Manizales, Colombia. Ten years ago, after the birth of her son, and with six members of her extended family living under one roof, she decided to try her hand at selling homemade empanadas. Her door-to-door baked goods were a hit, and her brand, San-tehago (“Sandra makes it for you”), was born.

Is the Glass Ceiling Broken?

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The glass ceiling is widely regarded as one of the major challenges for women in business. The concept is fairly straightforward. An invisible ceiling exists in many corporate environments, creating a barrier between women and high-level positions that tend to be dominated by males in leadership roles. Women have been shattering this boundary for years and, as society has evolved, the strength and role of the glass ceiling may be changing.

Booz Allen’s Jennie Brooks Receives San Diego Business Journal Business Women of the Year Award

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As Booz Allen’s first female vice president of the San Diego office, Jennie Brooks has a proven track record for leading with purpose, driving growth for clients matched with a strong civic sensibility. On December 27, the San Diego Business Journal named her among its 25 Business Women of the Year for 2018.

Women + Opportunity = Success

Gillian Riley, the force behind The Scotiabank Women InitiativeTM, on how she plans to move the dial for female entrepreneurs.
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Gillian Riley still recalls the first female entrepreneur she helped to secure the capital to pursue her dreams.

“I always remember, one of the first loans that I ever made was to a woman who was starting out a frozen hors d’oeuvres company,” says Riley, Executive-Vice President at Scotiabank. “She had some seed capital from her father and I remember thinking, ‘Wow, this woman’s going to make a go of it!’ And she did. She did an amazing job building the business. You knew that the commitment was there.”

The Time Is Now: Scotiabank Launches The Scotiabank Women Initiative™

A comprehensive program empowering women to take their businesses to the next level
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TORONTO, Dec. 6, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank launched The Scotiabank Women Initiative™, a comprehensive program that will advance women-led businesses in Canada through access to capital, education and mentorship.

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