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Forget Seats at the Table – We Need a NEW Table

By CECP's Diversity and Inclusion Team
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In corporate America, one in five C-suite executives is a woman. One in twenty-five is a woman of color. Approximately one in ten people living with disability, and one in seven people who identify as transgender are unemployed.

Teck Celebrates the Many Strengths Women Bring to the World

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Always asking questions? It’s a strength we value at Teck. Don’t ever change.

We recognize that our diversity—the many different and unique things we individually and collectively bring to work each day—contributes to building a stronger workforce and makes Teck a better company. As such, we consciously work to create an environment that respects and values the diversity of the people and communities around us.

Employee Engagement Makes Domtar a Great Place to Work

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At Domtar, we value our employees and want them to enjoy their work. It’s why we invest in measuring employee engagement and satisfaction and use employee feedback to improve how we do business.

Hormel Foods Hosts Three Student Winners of its Annual MLK Essay Contest

Hormel Foods employees commemorate MLK Day and Black History Month with an essay competition for elementary and middle school students from across the country
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March 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Three winners of the eighth annual Hormel Foods MLK essay contest visited the Hormel Foods corporate offices today to read their winning essays to company employees. The students – Patrick Brown from Little Rock, Ark., Blessyn Champ from Minneapolis, Minn., and Ben Kim from Atlanta, Ga. – claimed the top honors among hundreds of entries from 19 different schools this year. Their visit to the corporate office marks the second time the company has invited essay winners in for a reading.

Video | eBay Employees Share the Advice They Would Give to their Younger Selves

On International Women’s Day, our employees share their best pieces of advice to help empower the next generation.
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On International Women’s Day, we celebrate the achievements of women everywhere, while acknowledging the need to accelerate gender balance.

For nearly 25 years, eBay has been a strong advocate for fostering diversity and inclusion. In the spirit of mentorship and empowerment, we asked some of our employees to share the advice they would give to their younger selves, to help inspire the next generation of women.

Andrea Stairs
General Manager, Canada & Latin America

HP Demonstrating Commitment To Diversity And Inclusion

by Patrick Moorhead
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HP Inc. is a company that I follow very closely. I covered the company extensively at CES 2019 this year and was impressed by the array of new, innovative displays it brought to its PC line (you can see my coverage here). It’s no secret that the company excels at delivering powerful PC offerings, but that’s not what I wanted to talk about today.

The Venetian Resort Las Vegas Hosts First Women in Hospitality Summit

Dr. Susan Fleming of Cornell University guides women executives through career development & leadership training
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In December of last year, The Venetian Resort Las Vegas hosted the property’s top female executives for the Women in Hospitality Summit led by Dr.

Celebrating Women's History Month with Our WBRG

By Grace Kasozi, Senior Associate Brand Manager of Emerging Proteins
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In 1987, after continuous national lobbying efforts, Congress passed Pub. L 100-9 which designated the month of March as “Women’s History Month.”

In honor of women who came before us, women who will come after us, and women among us, the Tyson Foods Women's Business Resource Group (WBRG) celebrates Women's History Month.

Our WBRG serves as a resource for team members—women and men—who believe in advancing women and transforming our workplace through engagement, networking and career development.

How Scotiabank Supported an Employee’s Gender Transition

by Martha Porado
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During an employee’s gender transition, virtually every workplace benefit can come into play, including drug coverage, employee assistance programs, flexible working options, mental-health programs and diversity initiatives. For Tamara Hansen, a delivery manager specialist at Scotiabank, coming out as transgender after more than three decades with her employer has been an emotional journey.

Meet the Amgen Scientist: Becky Pferdehirt, Ph.D.

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BECKY PFERDEHIRT, PH.D.

Amgen Facility: South San Francisco

Department: Business Development

Unique Journey to a Career in Biotech

Becky Pferdehirt knew she wanted to be a scientist ever since her high school biology class. Seeing a DNA band move through agarose gel got her hooked on discovery, and she became driven toward a scientific career that she hoped would “leave the world better than I had found it,” she says.

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