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CBRE's Deputy General Counsel Elizabeth Atlee Named A Most Powerful Latina In Corporate America

Press Release

LOS ANGELES, August 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ - CBRE Group, Inc. today announced that Elizabeth Atlee, Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, has been named one of the 50 Most Powerful Latinas in Corporate America by the Association of Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA) in collaboration with Fortune magazine. 

Scotiabank Looks to Employee Data to Tackle Gender Diversity

by Armina Ligaya and Tara Deschamps, The Canadian Press
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When Scotiabank was looking to find new ways to close the gender gap, it turned to what it had been deploying in nearly every other facet of its business: technology.

It analyzed a myriad of data sets for its Canadian employees, including internal social media interactions and past performance data, to come up with variables that correlated with success, said Permpreet Sidhu, the bank’s vice-president of performance and inclusion.

Booz Allen’s Sarah Olsen Shares Her Cyber Journey and Career Advice

Blog

Sarah Olsen installed her first security patch as a teenager, responding to a remote buffer overflow attack—known as a “nuke”—in the early days of the internet. Today she leads risk assessments for cyber-physical systems in a variety of domains at Booz Allen.

Olsen shares highlights from her career journey—and advice for others who have a passion for cyber.

A career that evolved with the internet

Interview With Hannah George, Engineer, Information Communications and Technology

Forging a path in engineering by being authentic and true to yourself
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Hannah George is a project manager who specializes in information and communications technology (ICT) and security. She joined Tetra Tech in 2012 and applies her 17 years of experience to high performance buildings for health, education, office, and retail. Hannah earned a Bachelors of Engineering with honors in Automation and Control from Massey University and a Post Graduate Diploma of Business Administration in Finance from Massey University.

Women Political Leaders Summit Discusses How Sport Contributes to the Un Sustainable Development Goals

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Ahead of the G20 Summit in Osaka, Japan, IOC member Marisol Casado was invited to represent the IOC at the Women Political Leaders (WPL) Summit in Tokyo, alongside other reputable political leaders such as Antonio Guterres (Un Secretary-General), Christine Lagarde (Managing Director, International Monetary Fund) and Tedros Adhanom (Director General of the World Health Organisation).

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Ahead of the G20 Summit in Osaka, Japan, IOC member Marisol Casado was invited to represent the IOC at the Women Political Leaders (WPL) Summit in Tokyo, alongside other reputable political leaders such as Antonio Guterres (Un Secretary-General), Christine Lagarde (Managing Director, International Monetary Fund) and Tedros Adhanom (Director General of the World Health Organisation).

Interview With Maureen Harris, Water Resources Engineer

Recognizing from the strengths women bring to engineering fields
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Maureen Harris is a water resources engineer and joined Tetra Tech in 2012. She specializes in modeling, green infrastructure, and stormwater engineering. Maureen received both a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in Environmental Engineering from Michigan Technological University. We spoke with Maureen as part of our #INWED19 campaign to not only celebrate our brilliant women engineers but also to raise their profiles and encourage those who aspire to become engineers and work in STEM. Follow #WomenInStem on social media for more stories.

Gladiators of Change: Through the Looking Glass of Global Diversity & Inclusion

Blog

This blog was guest written by Nathalie Bulos, Joyce Weiner, and Sunita Utgikar.

The business reasons for increasing diversity are well documented. According to research, nonhomogeneous teams are smarter than homogeneous ones1 and a diverse workforce generates more revenue and accelerates business ingenuity2.  As the world grows ever more diverse, it only makes sense for companies to expand representation to serve these markets more effectively3.

Kansas City’s Chamber of Commerce Honors Black & Veatch’s Diversity, Inclusion Emphasis

‘Champion for Diversity Award’ cites company’s ‘durable commitment’ to multicultural workforce
Press Release

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., July 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ – With a global footprint as an infrastructure solutions leader, Black & Veatch has committed to workplace diversity and inclusion more reflective of the more than 100 countries on six continents in which the company has offices. The 104-year-old engineering, procurement and construction giant now proudly announces that those efforts are being recognized.

Turkish Restaurant Chain Breaking the Cycle of Poverty for Female Farmers

BigChefs is providing livelihood and mentorship opportunities for low income women producers in Turkey by engaging them as suppliers for its restaurant chain.
Press Release

Istanbul, Turkey, 4 July 2019 /3BL Media/ – Turkish hospitality company BigChefs, which endeavours to source its food and other products locally in Turkey, has joined Business Call to Action with a commitment to increase the number of its low income women agricultural producers to 80, and provide them with mentorship on issues like logistics, packaging and alike by 2021.  

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