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Whirlpool Corporation CEO Commits to the Catalyst® CEO Champions For Change Pledge

World's leading appliance manufacturer marks another milestone in diversity and inclusion
Press Release

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., March 29, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Today, Whirlpool Corporation CEO Marc Bitzer announced plans to become the newest member of the Catalyst® CEO Champions For Change.

For Second Consecutive Year, Booz Allen’s Karen Dahut Named to FedScoop’s Top Woman in Tech List

Article

For the second year in a row, Booz Allen Executive Vice President Karen Dahut has been named to FedScoop’s prestigious list of “Top Women in Tech” for 2018.” The list “honors the elite, talented, intelligent and successful women influencing and shaping the federal government’s use of modern technology.”

How Your Auto Shop Can Make More from an Overlooked $300 Billion Market

Blog

You may be staring right at a $300 billion auto service and repair market opportunity, but not seeing it at all: women. Your competitors are starting to take note, though, which means either you do the same, or you give away your share of what is now an essential source of auto shop revenue.

Pep Boys, for instance, has retooled 800 locations with new amenities, and a renewed emphasis on service and transparency, partly due to what women demand. Their CEO puts it this way: “Women have different, and higher, expectations.”

Organic India is Powering Her Potential through Whole Planet Foundation

Making a Difference for Women Farmers and Women Entrepreneurs
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Whole Planet Foundation is proud to salute Organic India for renewing its commitment to global poverty alleviation and joining our annual $50,000 giving level.

Changing the Story of Women in the Workplace

By Kelly McGrail
Blog

Can ignoring gender bias make it go away? Of course not.

Barbara Rusinko: A Career Solving Problems in Engineering

Blog

Rusinko was elected to the 2018 class of the National Academy of Engineering in February 2018. Barbara is the first female Bechtel employee to receive the honor and the 17th in the company’s 120-year history.

Tetra Tech Welcomes 2018 Leadership Academy Participants

Teaching our future leaders to exercise their operational, financial, and interpersonal skills
Article

In March 2018 30 professionals from across Tetra Tech attended their first session of Tetra Tech’s annual Leadership Academy in Arlington, Virginia. This year’s Leadership Academy includes future leaders from Tetra Tech’s operations in the United States, Canada, Australia, Brazil, and Chile.

Encouraging Women in STEM: PepsiCo and the Society of Women Engineers Kick-Off Annual Student Engineering Challenge

Press Release

PURCHASE, NY, April 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Encouraging female students and professionals to pursue STEM education and opportunities is more important than ever. To help strengthen interest and participation in STEM fields, PepsiCo and the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) have proudly kicked off their annual PepsiCo/SWE Student Engineering Challenge.

Female Founders Forum: Barclays' Julia Rogan on Why Mentoring Really Matters

Blog

This week saw the launch of the latest report from the Female Founders Forum, a group of the UK’s most successful female entrepreneurs, established by Barclays and The Entrepreneurs Network in 2016.

Get-IT Girls Go Hands-on with Technology

One of the most effective ways to inspire girls to pursue a STEM education and careers is to introduce them to professionals in the field
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A partnership between North American automaker FCA US LLC and the Michigan Council of Women in Technology Foundation (MCWT) is making sure that young women ‘GET-IT’, which stands for Girls Exploring Together Information Technology, an after-school team activity designed to encourage young girls to consider and ultimately pursue a career in information technology.

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