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Ailie MacAdam and the Biggest Construction Project in Europe

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“When you have such a big infrastructure project, you have the opportunity, certainly, but I’d say more the responsibility to invest those public funds in a way that lifts the sector up, and really move the dial on the diversity of engineering teams,” stated Bechtel’s Ailie MacAdam on the reasoning behind creating a more diverse team for London’s Crossrail project.

Donor Data Shows Companies Can (and Should!) Do More to Prioritize Women's Causes

Data from hundreds of workplace giving programs shows surprising set of causes supported on International Women’s Day
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In alignment with the recently past International Women’s Day theme, #PressforProgress, many companies brought gender equality issues to the forefront through employee resource groups (ERGs), internal events that showcased female entrepreneurs, skills-based volunteering and bringing gender equality into the D&I discussion.

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: Business’s Greatest Untapped Resource: Women

Companies must affect positive change early on to continue to retain talented women and clear the path to leadership.
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Fiona Dawson, Global President of Mars Food, Drinks and Multisales at Mars, Incorporated

Women occupy just 15 percent of board seats worldwide. In the US, women account for just five percent of all CEOs among S&P 500 companies. In the UK the situation is worse: in 2016 there were more male CEOs named David (eight) than women CEOs (six) in the FTSE 100.

Women On The Fly Presented By JetBlue + Marie Claire

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In celebration of Women’s History Month, JetBlue and Marie Claire magazine are excited to share their Women On The Fly video series. The two brands recently sat down for “A Quick Q&A With…” three women business leaders from very different industries to gather their top career tips. These three power players shared advice on being a good leader, sparking passion in their teams and leading by example.

Digital Transformation Requires that Every Voice Be Heard

by Kevin Bandy SVP, Chief Digital Officer
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As I prepared to participate in Accenture’s International Women’s Day in a session titled, “The Equality Advantage,” I reflected on the events in my life and career that led me to this point.

In China, a New Program Helps Women Supply Chain Workers Get Ahead

Female factory workers develop new skills thanks to Plan W from HP and its partner Diageo.
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The women who power China’s factories can often face tough odds in getting ahead.

VIDEO | Atlas Copco Partners With Bogi's Garage to Empower the Next Generation of Female Automotive Specialists

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True Devotion to the Craft

Sarah “Bogi” Latiener is the founder and owner of 180 Automotive in Phoenix, AZ. As a woman in a male dominated industry, she’s used her skill and expertise to educate more women about car maintenance and entice others like her to embrace their passion for cars.

A Truly Special Collaboration

Global Trends Report on the Women’s Empowerment Principles Gender Gap Analysis Tool Launched by UN Global Compact, UN Women and IDB Invest at 2018 WEPs Forum

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NEW YORK, March 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Unleashing the full potential of women and girls by empowering them to be equal members of society has a multiplier effect on families, businesses, communities, and nations and is essential to achieving sustainable development.

Vetiver Together: Our Efforts, Continued

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In 2016, IFF and Unilever, in collaboration with Oxfam Great Britain, Heifer International and the Ford Foundation, launched Vetiver Together, a two-year pilot program aimed to improve the livelihoods of the vetiver farming communities, strengthen IFF’s vetiver supply chain and increase environmental conservation.

JetBlue Encourages Young Aviators to #FlyLikeAGirl

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“Tying into our mission of inspiring humanity, we have a responsibility to help educate young girls about the wonders of aviation and what we do. It was really fun seeing the girls’ eyes light up and for them to see the possibilities that they can make this their career as well,” shared Rachel McCarthy, SVP Talent & Learning, JetBlue.

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