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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.

VIDEO | Advice from Alliance Data's Female Leaders on International Women's Day, Part 2

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Alliance Data has been recognized for our commitment to diversity at all levels. We asked a few of our female leaders to share some of the advice they'd give their younger selves, in honor of International Women's Day.

Barclays | Leading Questions: Anna Kessel

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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.

What are your memories of football as a child?

VIDEO | Hackster.io Launches Project to Promote Gender Diversity in Hardware

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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.

California Diversity Council Honors AMN Healthcare CEO, Susan Salka, with 2017 Healthcare Excellence Award

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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.

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