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MTV Staying Alive Foundation’s Award-Winning International Drama Series “MTV Shuga” to Expand to Nigeria, India and Egypt with Localized Formats by 2020

“MTV Shuga” returns to Nigeria for its 6th and 7th seasons with focus on family planning and contraception
Press Release

LONDON, July 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Today at the Family Planning 2020 summit in London, Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) announced it plans to expand MTV Shuga, the award-winning drama series from MTV International and MTV Staying Alive Foundation, with two new localized versions in India and Egypt by 2020.  The new campaign in India will mark the first time the series has been created for a region outside of Sub-Saharan Africa.  Additionally, the show will return to Nigeria for two additional seasons

Denver Donation Brings Benefits to Ghana Women’s Group

Newmont's Business Resource Group gives to a Great Cause
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At Newmont’s Ahafo mine in Ghana, the Women’s Consultative Committee (WCC) provides financial assistance to local female entrepreneurs through a revolving fund established to provide micro loans and credit to women with small-scale business ventures.

What is Needed to Create a Supportive Work Environment?

Yuko Nakamura, Alpha and Associates interviews Bloomberg Chairman Peter Grauer for President Woman
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What should we do to make our company a better place to work? Bloomberg is known as being at the forefront in creating a positive work environment, and during his visit to Japan, we sat down for a conversation with the company’s chairman, Peter Grauer.

DuPont Celebrates Diversity & Inclusion, Commits to Further Action

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With 46,000 employees operating in 90 countries worldwide, DuPont understands that to thrive we must not only cultivate a diverse and inclusive workplace that attracts the best talent but also ensure that our people intimately understand the needs of a global customer base.  Respect for People – one of our four Core Values – is the signpost that guides our efforts.  We believe it translates to competitive advantage by fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce with equally diverse insight into customer needs.  “Diversity and inclusion is not a ‘nice to have’ feature in an organization,” sa

Duke Energy Receives Top Award for Supplier Diversity

Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C., July 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) awarded Duke Energy the top honor in the electric utility association’s 2017 Business Diversity Awards program.

The annual awards program recognizes companies for their efforts in advancing purchasing opportunities for diverse suppliers – including minority-, female-, veteran- and LGBTQ-owned businesses within the electric power industry.

Duke Energy earned the industry’s overall Excellence Award for its efforts to improve business diversity and inclusion.

To the Connected Women of Cisco and Beyond – You are IT – Lead, Connect, Inspire.

by Kevin Bandy, SVP, Chief Digital Officer, Office of the CEO
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Every person has a few key events in their professional lives they will remember forever. Being the first male to host this year’s Cisco Empowered Women’s Network (CEWN) event is one of these moments for me. If you’re not familiar with CEWN, it is a network of Cisco customers, partners, and employees joining together to make a difference for women in IT.  Their focus is on identifying the challenges and opportunities of today to truly drive change to empower the women of tomorrow.

Pearson Releases 2016 Sustainability Report Showing Progress Towards 2020 Plan

2016 report shows progress in first year of implementing Pearson’s 2020 Sustainability Plan to transform the company’s social, environmental, and economic impact
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Pearson, the world’s learning company, today published its 2016 Sustainability Report, which highlights the progress made in implementing its 2020 Sustainability Plan and a continued vision for driving alignment between business and sustainability strategies.

Pearson’s 2020 Sustainability Plan is a five-year strategy to integrate social and environmental issues into every aspect of the business in order to drive growth and support the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Tunisia's Fresh Female Face of Entrepreneurship

Go Market helps local entrepreneurs expand their businesses.
Blog

Ever since gaining a Master’s in Applied Languages in Economics and Business in 2007, Hayfa Ben Fraj has wanted to start her own business.

“I always saw myself in the communication field,” Ben Fraj said. “I knew that the first obstacle would be financing, but I had a dream and I wanted to make it happen.”

'Rosie the Riveter' Is Still an Inspiration

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Whether we've had experience caring for an aging parent or rearing children, women have a unique perspective and a nurturing nature to bring to their jobs. To be successful, leaders in manufacturing must have strong analytical skills, the ability to ask the right questions and be driven to learn as well as improve from the answers. If you couple these traits with compassion, you have a unique skill set that fits well with manufacturing for the long-term care industry.

Addressing Barriers for Women Leaders: Reducing Gender Bias

By: Dawnita Wilson
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In 1948 the United Nations General Assembly adopted the landmark Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the first global recognition that there are basic inalienable rights and fundamental freedoms that apply to every human being. The Declaration made clear that men and women have the same rights to basic civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights.

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