Anna Kessel is a sports journalist and the Chair and Co-founder of Women in Football, a network dedicated to supporting and championing women within the sport and lobbying against sexism. Last year she was awarded an MBE for services to journalism and women’s sport.
In a 2016 survey of people from 104 countries, Hackster.io discovered that fewer than six percent of hardware developers are women. In an effort to encourage more women of all ages to pursue careers in hardware, Adafruit and Hackster.io have collaborated to create the Women in Hardware (WiH): Interview Series.
SAN DIEGO, August 1, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- The California Diversity Council is proud to honor Susan Salka with the 2017 Healthcare Excellence award, which will be presented on August 17, 2017 at the 4th Annual Southern California Healthcare Diversity Summit. Ms. Salka is the President and Chief Executive Officer at AMN Healthcare, the leader and innovator in healthcare workforce solutions and staffing services. With more than 25 years of experience in in the healthcare field, Ms. Salka has undoubtedly proven that she is deserving of such a distinguished award.
The Barclays Eagle Lab in London’s Notting Hill was abuzz with entrepreneurial energy when a ‘speed-networking’ event, hosted by The Female Founders Forum, paired some of the UK’s top businesswomen with would-be entrepreneurs.
MEXICO CITY, July 10, 2017 /3BL Media/- On July 20, 2017 the National Diversity Council, in partnership with AT&T and Southwest Airlines, will host the 2nd Annual Mexico City Women in Leadership Symposium. The symposium will bring together a diverse mix of successful female leaders to educate and inspire women to strive for success within their professional fields.
Caterpillar has set ambitious targets in several key areas to increase the mix of qualified, capable females across our enterprise to industry benchmark levels by 2022. These goals include increasing our total female workforce to 29 percent, a 9 percent increase over our current population, and the number of female leaders to 25 percent, a 6 percent increase over the current composition of our leadership.
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Company remains focused on improving overall performance
TransCanada is again part of Corporate Knights' Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada list, announced June 6, scoring with the highest number of women in executive management in the energy sector.
"As the number of female employees in TransCanada has increased over the years, so has the representation of women in our senior ranks," said Wendy Hanrahan, Executive Vice-President, Corporate Services.