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Two Whirlpool Corp. Employees Honored for New St. Joseph City Ordinance at EQMI Annual Gala.
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The Equality Michigan Fall Reception on Friday, Sept. 13 was attended by 400 people and resulted in record-breaking fundraising for the annual gala. Emceed by WDIV-Detroit reporter Hank Winchester, the EQMI event hosted speakers including Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Sen. Debbie Stabenow, as well as keynote speaker, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel.

Supporting Rural Communities on International Day of Rural Women and Beyond

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Today on International Day of Rural Women, Pfizer is reflecting on its work with partners – including CARE, International Rescue Committee, Save the Children and World Vision – to strengthen health systems and empower women in rural areas. Through the Pfizer Foundation* Healthy Families, Healthy Futures program, women in rural communities are receiving access to quality family planning and immunization services, which in turn allows them to prioritize their futures.

The ‘Child of the Dump’ From ‘Girl Rising’ Is Now a College Grad

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When it opened in March 2013, the Intel-backed film “Girl Rising” helped kickstart a global movement around a mission to ensure that girls around the world are educated and empowered.

What you might not remember is, as part of that effort, Intel invested further by partnering with local non-governmental agencies (NGOs) to ensure each of the nine girls in the film — and many of their siblings — continued to receive quality education.

In honor of International Day of the Girl, we caught up with one of the nine girls featured in the film. So where are they now?

CBRE Hosts More Than 500 Female Leaders at "Power of WE" Conference and Women's Networking Forum

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Chicago, IL, October 11, 2019 - CBRE hosted its 2019 Power of WE and Women’s Networking Forum conferences at the largest company gathering of women October 1-4 in Chicago. The theme this year was “We Build Better Together,” recognizing the powerful impact of women in the company and the commercial real estate industry.

Scotiabank Supports Empowering Girls to Reach Their Infinite Potential

Scotiabank participates in Plan International's Girls Belong Here initiative in support of International Day of the Girl
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TORONTO, Oct. 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ - In celebration of the International Day of the Girl, four talented young women shadowed four of Scotiabank's senior leaders - Brian Porter, President and CEO, Scotiabank; Gillian Riley, President and CEO, Tangerine Bank; Miguel Uccelli, Country Head, Scotiabank Peru; and Jaime Upegui, President of Colpatria in Colombia.  

JetBlue Foundation e-Newsletter Fall Edition: Celebrating Girls in Aviation Day Every Day

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The JetBlue Foundation Celebrates 'Girls in Aviation Day' Every Day

The JetBlue Foundation encourages aviation-related education and helps ignites interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) programs, especially among communities traditionally underrepresented in these areas. Two of the JetBlue Foundation's signature programs introduce young girls to careers in aviation and STEM – Fly Like a Girl and Project Scientist STEM Expedition Academy.

Scotiabank Women Initiative Commits $3 Billion to Women-led Businesses

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The Scotiabank Women Initiative is prioritizing equality by making change happen for women entrepreneurs. We launched the program on December 5, 2018, and on September 25, 2019, the program announced it will allocate $3 billion in funding to women-led business in Canada over its first three years.

Viacom Highlights 7 Reasons Why Diversity and Inclusion Spur Creativity

Executives and talent from Paramount Pictures, MTV, and Nickelodeon reveal the moments that propelled their projects.
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By Stuart Winchester

In the panels, workshops, and conversations held for employees during Viacom’s Inclusion Week, the executives and talent behind some of the company’s biggest hits were honest about the biases and institutionalized obstacles they’ve encountered in their personal and professional lives. They also offered advice on how individuals can assert themselves and empathize with those who come from different backgrounds and cultures.

Working Mother Names American Express As One of the 2019 100 Best Companies

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NEW YORK, October 4, 2019 /3BL Media/Working Mother recently revealed its annual list of the 2019 100 Best Companies, representing more than 2 million employees in the U.S. This year’s winners are focusing on inclusive benefits for families, including gender-neutral parental leave, and accessible, affordable childcare. American Express was among the 100 companies that earned a spot on this year’s list.

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