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Disney General Entertainment Content Writing Program Names 2021 Participants

2020 Alumni Secure Staffing Assignments for 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 Seasons
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January 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Disney General Entertainment Content (DGE) proudly announces the 13 writers selected for its 2021 writing program and names the recipient of Disney Channel’s Eunetta T. Boone Comedy Writer’s Scholarship, established last year by the network in honor of the late writer/producer for diverse and aspiring comedy writers.

Medtronic: Equity and Opportunity for All

2020 marked a year of new partnerships and practices aimed at addressing systemic inequities in hiring and talent management.
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Creating better experiences for patients and customers starts with our people. A number of partnerships launched in 2020 are providing new opportunities to address systemic inequities in hiring and talent management processes, and accelerate progress in advancing inclusion, diversity and equity.

CBRE Global Investors Earns Accreditation for Achievement of Diversity and Inclusion Standard

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DALLAS, December 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ - CBRE Global Investors, the global real assets investment management firm, has been accredited with the National Equality Standard (NES), a globally recognized and utilized diversity certification developed by Ernst & Young LLP (EY) in conjunction with the Home Office and the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) in the UK.

Recognizing International Day of People with Disabilities & Reporting Our Progress

By Sheri Byrne-Haber, accessibility architect and Power of Difference (POD) co-lead for @VMware Disability
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December 3rd was the 28th International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Started by the United Nations, the goal is to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in all spheres of society. It also aims to increase awareness of the situation of persons with disabilities in every aspect of political, social, economic and cultural life.

Booz Allen's Dr. Lauren Neal Wins National TIMMY Award for Best Tech Manager

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“Leading technical teams has taught me that there is power in community and connection. When developing AI solutions, diversity is critical for designing technologies that benefit all people.”

-Dr. Lauren Neal, Principal, Strategic Innovation Group, Booz Allen

Native American Employees Talk Diversity

Duke Energy employees honor their heritage
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During National Native American Heritage Month, Duke Energy highlighted the contributions of the company’s native American employees. In this video, several Native American employees talk about their culture, heritage and traditions.

More than 700 Corporate Responsibility and Philanthropy Leaders Convene to Advance Racial Equity

Nation’s leading corporate purpose organizations join forces for two-day virtual event, Racial Equity: Moving Companies from Promise to Action
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NEW YORK, December 3, 2020 /3BL Media/ – To accelerate the progress and impact of business efforts to address racial equity, Association of Corporate Citizenship Professionals (ACCP), Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose (CECP), The Council on Foundations, and Points of Light collaborated to host a two-day conference titled, “

Why There Has Never Been a Better Time for Neurodiversity

Be Inspired to "Think Differently"
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I am not a neutral party when it comes to neurodiversity.  I am a parent of an autistic teenager, and my work is also related to the topic. Neurodiversity is the different ways we as humans think, communicate and see the world. It’s the fact that variations in the human genome that include autism, ADHD, OCD, and dyslexia, among others, are simply variations of the brain. Neurodiversity also implies that these differences, while presenting certain challenges, also contain often untapped strengths for the individual, for businesses, and for society overall. 

Newly Funded MBA Initiative Paves the Way for Women in Challenging Circumstances to Become Female Leaders of the Future

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 The ‘Future3’ programme from Omniwomen UK + Allies and global charity Theirworld gives women in Beirut opportunity to advance through business learning

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 The ‘Future3’ programme from Omniwomen UK + Allies and global charity Theirworld gives women in Beirut opportunity to advance through business learning

Celebrating International Day of Persons With Disabilities

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Building Back Better: toward a disability-inclusive, accessible and sustainable post COVID-19 World.1

The following article was authored by Dennis P. Heathfield, Executive Director Inclusion, People with Disabilities and Veterans, Cummins Inc. 

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