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HPE’s 2018 Women's Excellence Award Winner: “I Will Always Encourage Everyone to Pursue Their Passions”

by Curt Hopkins, Managing Editor, Hewlett Packard Labs
Blog

Susan Benzel, Hewlett Packard Labs’ Program Manager for the Machine, has won Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s 2018 Women's Excellence Award.

One of 10 women at HPE to recognized with the award, Benzel is described by her supervisor, HPE Senior Program Manager Katy Evertson, as tireless in her contributions not only to her day job, but also to being part of the Fort Collins Leadership Core team as well as her many contributions to the local Fort Collins community.

“Susan is pretty amazing to me,” says Evertson. “It is great to see her get the recognition she deserves.”

CVS Health Recognized by DiversityInc as Top 50 Company for Diversity for Second Year in a Row

Hiring and promoting more women and minorities to management helped company move up to #40 on 2018 list.
Press Release

 

WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 2, 2018 /3BL Media/ - In recognition of its commitment to fostering a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace, CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced that it has been named to DiversityInc's 2018 Top 50 Companies for Diversity list for the second consecutive year. The company’s #40 ranking, up 10 spots from 2017, was announced last night during DiversityInc's signature event in New York.

KeyBank Ranked #35 of “Top 50 Companies for Diversity” by DiversityInc

Press Release

CLEVELAND, May 2, 2018 /3BL Media/ - In recognition of its diversity and inclusion management, KeyBank has earned the #35 place on the 2018 DiversityInc “Top 50 Companies for Diversity” list. KeyBank was also ranked #13 on the “Top Companies for Diversity Councils” list. The honors were announced by DiversityInc at an event in New York on May 1.  

This year marks the ninth time KeyBank placed on the Top 50 list and the fifth consecutive appearance on the DiversityInc “Top Companies for Diversity Councils” list.

Melissa Ben-Ishay to Keynote the 2018 Tri-State Diversity and Leadership Conference

Press Release

NEW YORK, May 1, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Tri-State Diversity Council is proud to welcome Melissa Ben-Ishay as a keynote speaker for the 8th Annual Diversity and Leadership Conference. The conference will take place in New York, NY at the New Yorker Hotel on August 23, 2018. The theme of this year’s annual conference is “Inclusion: The Source of Innovation.”

Diversity & Inclusion at IFF

Blog

“Diversity and inclusion (D&I) are imperative to our continued success. We are dedicated to nurturing a truly inclusive, fair culture, built on a legacy of pioneering firsts that pursues new frontiers to explore. Our new Diversity & Inclusion program recognizes and accelerates our journey to full inclusiveness and inspires us to lead transformational change from within.

PWER Portfolio ‘Walks the Walk’ of Women’s Financial Inclusion

Article

In the past 18 months, BNY Mellon has issued bold calls for gender inclusion, offering research to inspire financial markets to boost economic participation by women worldwide.

Bloomberg Marks Launch of New Voices Initiative to Diversify Newsroom Sources

Press Release

Bloomberg this week marked the launch of the news organization’s New Voices initiative which aims to build the definitive global database of women newsmakers in business and finance.

At a reception at Bloomberg’s New York headquarters on April 17, Laura Zelenko, Bloomberg Senior Executive Editor of Talent, Diversity, Training and Standards announced that Bloomberg is already tracking progress in meeting ambitious goals and is providing media training for women and other diverse executives who are underrepresented on Bloomberg’s broadcast airwaves.

Female Workforces Can Revolutionize Latin American Business

To bring change to SMEs, public policies are not enough. Entrepreneurs and managers must also embrace the cause of gender equality.
Blog
Oscar Artiga | TechnoServe

Daniel Velasquez owns a small snack manufacturing firm in Honduras, which produces plantain chips sold in bodegas across the country. A few years ago, Daniel was struggling to consistently find enough plantains that met the company’s quality standards.

Supply issues are a typical headache for business owners, but the solution to Daniel’s problem came from an atypical place: a gender equality policy.

How To Create Gender Equality In The Workplace

By: Henna Inam, Forbes Contributor
Article

Do you know how your organization can drive gender equality?

I sat down to discuss this topic with Laura Zelenko, Bloomberg News' talent, diversity and standards chief.

Booz Allen Goes BIG for Women in STEM

Blog

Over the past six years, Booz Allen Hamilton has worked to fuse advanced technical capabilities with its 104-year consulting heritage. That journey has led the company to the intersection of two careers with underrepresentation by women at every level: management consulting and technology. Now, the women of Booz Allen are uniting to achieve gender parity by addressing unconscious bias throughout the employee lifecycle.

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