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In the World: The Mentor Helping Girls Reach Their Potential

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Rachel Scandling, Strategy and Optimisation Lead, left a career in the Royal Navy to join Barclays two years ago. She tells us about volunteering as a mentor to girls from disadvantaged backgrounds – and why she’s passionate about helping people achieve “incredible transformations”.

I joined Barclays two years ago, after a career in the Royal Navy, and I now work as a Strategy and Optimisation Lead for the bank. My role is to make all processes across the business more organised and efficient.

Whirlpool Signs Manifesto Valore D and Commits to Support Women’s Empowerment in the Workplace

Sep 12, 2017 | Latest news in EMEA
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Today in Rome Whirlpool has signed the “Valore DManifesto for Women’s Empowerment, an agreement consisting of 9 points which define concrete tools, in line with the Global Reporting Initiative standards (GRI), to enhance female talent in the corporate world.

Valore D is the first Italian association of companies to promote diversity, talent and female leadership.

Our Vision for Moving Humanity Forward

By Mary Barra, Chairman and CEO, General Motors Co.
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We can’t completely predict what our world will look like 25 years from now, but we constantly study trends so that we can anticipate the rapid changes taking place in our industry. Twenty-five years from now, it is estimated that:

GM, Black Girls CODE Celebrate Launch of Detroit Chapter

Day of STEM activities and conversation engages students in 2nd grade through college
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September 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ - General Motors and Black Girls CODE (BGC) today announced the launch of a BGC Detroit chapter with a series of hands-on and engaging activities at Detroit International Academy for Women (DIA), a Detroit Public Schools Community District school, and TechTown.

LATINA Style Recognizes Sodexo for Its Outstanding Career Advancement Opportunities

For the ninth year in a row, Sodexo ranks among the top 50 best companies for Latinas to work for
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., September 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, world leader in quality of life services, announced today its recognition in the 2017 LATINA Style® 50 Report. For the past 20 years, the LATINA Style 50 Report recognizes companies whose mission of diversity and inclusion have been reflected in the way they recruit, promote, provide benefits, and create programs for the betterment of their employees. From more than 800 eligible organizations, Sodexo ranked 20th on a list of 50 award winners.

FCA US Recognized as a Top Employer for Hispanic Women

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  • FCA US ranks #12 on the annual Latina Style Top 50 Report
  • Report “is the most respected evaluation of corporate America’s employment opportunities and policies as they pertain to Latinas”
  • Fourteenth year the Company has been included in the Top 50 Report since the benchmark was established in 1998
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  • FCA US ranks #12 on the annual Latina Style Top 50 Report
  • Report “is the most respected evaluation of corporate America’s employment opportunities and policies as they pertain to Latinas”
  • Fourteenth year the Company has been included in the Top 50 Report since the benchmark was established in 1998

Gender Equality Through Data Equality, A Conversation with Alison Holder, Director of Equal Measures 2030

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In this episode of the Champions for Social Good Podcast, Jamie Serino speaks with Alison Holder (@alieholder), Director of Equal Measures 2030 (

#HispanicHeritageMonth: Learn More About Cox Enterprises' Partnerships with The LAA and LULAC

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September 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Cox Enterprises is proud to support initiatives that aim to empower Hispanic Americans through access to technology, education and career advancement opportunities.

Why Girls and Women in STEM Need Role Models

“She looks like me, and she’s succeeding.”
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A good role model can be hard to find. Especially, for women in the technology industry.

But for companies, role modeling is part of a well-rounded strategy for leveling the playing field. It is also one of the trickiest to execute well for some companies. But as we’re learning at HP, it doesn’t have to be such a challenge.   

At its core, good role modeling revolves around trust. Not only does it require trust between individuals, it also requires an organization that fosters frank conversations, openness, and the ability to meet people where they are.

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