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Celebrating Women's Voices in the Brands Taking Stands Movement

by Megan Amrich
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Voice and choice.

For Rachel Hutchisson, these are the two most important aspects of social responsibility today.

"People want their voice heard and valued, and they want a choice in how they decide to be engaged," she told CR Magazine.

Blackbaud, the world’s leading cloud software company powering social good was recognized in July by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers for Women. Women comprise approximately 50 percent of Blackbaud’s more than 3,000 employees, and hold leadership roles at all organizational levels.

Strengthening Clean Energy with a Diverse Workforce

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by Kristen Graf, Executive Director, WRISE (Women of Renewable Industries and Sustainable Energy)

California Passes Laws on Board Diversity, Net Neutrality

by John Howell, Editorial Director & VP of Content, 3BL Media
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We are witnessing a new development in the Brands Taking Stands movement: States defining themselves as “brands” by adopting definitive positions on social and political issues that are intertwined with business.
 

Caterpillar Partners With International Women’s Day

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At Caterpillar, we know what it means to be bold. It’s appropriate, then, that in 2017, for the first time, Caterpillar served as an International Women’s Day partner; and the 2017 theme was #BeBoldForChange.

Caterpillar Inc. | Cultivating Work that Matters

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As a company with hundreds of global locations that serve diverse industries such as transportation, construction, oil and gas, mining, marine and forestry, we are in a unique position to offer training and development opportunities for all employees.

Click here to learn more about how Caterpillar is leveraging each individual’s skills, abilities, experiences and cultural background to achieve superior business and personal results.

Why Women Should Reconsider a Career in Energy

A top female exec in the energy industry shares her initial doubts about a career in the field, explains why she’s so glad she took the leap and urges others to do the same.
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by AnnetteClayton, CEO and President, North America Operations; CSCO, Schneider Electric

Growing up on a small farm, there was an “all hands on deck” mentality, where we did everything ourselves. I inherited an engineering mindset by watching things being pulled apart, repaired and reassembled. The more I investigated their inner workings, the more I became hooked. Working through college and grad school, I earned engineering degrees before deciding where to take my career.

HPE’s 2018 Women's Excellence Award Winner: “I Will Always Encourage Everyone to Pursue Their Passions”

by Curt Hopkins, Managing Editor, Hewlett Packard Labs
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Susan Benzel, Hewlett Packard Labs’ Program Manager for the Machine, has won Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s 2018 Women's Excellence Award.

One of 10 women at HPE to recognized with the award, Benzel is described by her supervisor, HPE Senior Program Manager Katy Evertson, as tireless in her contributions not only to her day job, but also to being part of the Fort Collins Leadership Core team as well as her many contributions to the local Fort Collins community.

“Susan is pretty amazing to me,” says Evertson. “It is great to see her get the recognition she deserves.”

For Second Consecutive Year, Booz Allen’s Karen Dahut Named to FedScoop’s Top Woman in Tech List

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For the second year in a row, Booz Allen Executive Vice President Karen Dahut has been named to FedScoop’s prestigious list of “Top Women in Tech” for 2018.” The list “honors the elite, talented, intelligent and successful women influencing and shaping the federal government’s use of modern technology.”

Ailie MacAdam and the Biggest Construction Project in Europe

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“When you have such a big infrastructure project, you have the opportunity, certainly, but I’d say more the responsibility to invest those public funds in a way that lifts the sector up, and really move the dial on the diversity of engineering teams,” stated Bechtel’s Ailie MacAdam on the reasoning behind creating a more diverse team for London’s Crossrail project.

How HP Is Supporting Female Leaders in India

One HP employee’s idea became a program that supported dozens of women's professional development.
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by Christian Hicks, a member of HP’s Employee Experience team

Nearly half of India’s 1.3 billion people are women. Yet women comprise only one-third of HP employees in India—and just 15 percent are managers.

When HP’s Nanditha Seetharamaiah learned about this inequality, she decided to do something about it.

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