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Scientific and Hiking Adventures To Inspire the Next Generation of Researchers

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When Tamica D’Souza applied for a research and development internship at Bristol Myers Squibb, she had no idea that a few months later she would be loading up a 30-pound backpack in preparation for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to take a multi-day hiking trip through the wilderness of the Sierra Nevada Mountains in California.

Baltimore Community Lending Receives $600,000 Grant From Truist Foundation To Support Minority- and Women-Owned Small Businesses in Baltimore

The grant will support a business coaching program to help provide financial training for small business owners
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BALTIMORE, October 5, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Truist Foundation announced a $600,000 commitment to Baltimore Community Lending (BCL), a nonprofit community development financial institution (CDFI) that provides loan capital to small business owners. The grant will assist the expansion of BCL’s business coaching program, which is focused on supporting women- and minority-owned small businesses in Baltimore. This grant will also help BCL streamline its loan-making system to maximize impact by providing funding and training to help minority entrepreneurs break through systemic barriers.

Celebrating the Impact of Kohler's Latino/a/x Associates: Vitor Wojastyk

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Plant superintendent Vitor Wojastyk is not one to shy away from an opportunity. In his eight years at Kohler, he has worked in four different plants, two business units and two countries, all while earning a post-grad degree in industrial management and a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification. Now he’s committed to creating the best workplace possible for his team.

Mogul Minute Podcast: Tim Grijalva, GoDaddy

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We are thrilled to share our new podcast, Mogul Minute Podcast! For our inaugural episode, we're celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month and speaking with Tim Grijalva from GoDaddy about how GoDaddy has created their successful Employee Resource Groups (ERGs). If you want to start your own ERG, this episode is for you. You'll learn:

We Attended Grace Hopper: Here's What Happened Next

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You’re ready to take your shot with the biggest high-tech players. You pack your finest business casual, drop an apple (you won’t eat) in your bag, and hop on a flight. Three airport tacos, one hotel check-in, and two shuttles later, and there you are, at the Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC) in Orlando, Florida.

If you’re one of many women making this tech-wonder-land pilgrimage, you may be excited-meets-anxious about what to expect and what happens if you sign on the dotted line.

Employee Spotlight: What Is Possible

By Shawna Ryan, T-Mobile Stories
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This National Disability Employment Awareness Month, one T‑Mobile employee is sharing her story to highlight the importance of the company’s latest disability advocacy and accessibility awards and explain how equitable hiring opportunities can provide meaningful employment for those with disabilities.

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This National Disability Employment Awareness Month, one T‑Mobile employee is sharing her story to highlight the importance of the company’s latest disability advocacy and accessibility awards and explain how equitable hiring opportunities can provide meaningful employment for those with disabilities.

The Conexiones Program Helps Latino Students Navigate the Digital World

A digital literacy program created by The League of United Latin American Citizens continues to grow with T‑Mobile’s help, and this Hispanic Heritage Month students say it’s an opportunity to stay ahead of today’s fast‑paced connected technology.
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A program focused on digital literacy and safety for students in Hispanic communities has expanded across the country as it enters its third year. Current high school participants say it’s been a rewarding opportunity.

Six-Time Olympic Athlete Jackie Joyner-Kersee Headlines Annual KeyBank's Key4Women Forums in Central New York and the Capital Region

The three-time gold medal Olympic athlete shared her personal story of triumph to achieve success
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Her name is synonymous with winning, dedication and history. Track and field star Jackie Joyner-Kersee has won six Olympic medals, including three gold, one silver and two bronze. Sports Illustrated voted her the greatest female athlete of the 20th century.

Recently, about 800 Central New Yorkers had the chance to hear Joyner-Kersee tell her story of perseverance at KeyBank’s annual Key4Women forums. Joyner-Kersee was the keynote speaker at both forums in Syracuse and Albany.

Preserving the Universality of the Olympic Games

Olympic Solidarity and NOC Services Annual Report 2021 published
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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has released the Olympic Solidarity and NOC Services Annual Report 2021, highlighting how much solidarity is at the heart of the Olympic Movement and the actions of the 206 National Olympic Committees (NOCs).

Juanita Baranco Honored by Southern Company in This Year's Evening of Excellence

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It was our pleasure to honor this year’s Evening of Excellence Honoree Juanita Baranco. Juanita served on Southern Company’s Board of Directors and is the co-founder of Baranco Automotive Group, one of the first African-American-owned car dealership in metro Atlanta.

At Southern Company, our commitment to equity is not just in our words but our actions. Juanita’s leadership through educational advancement, economic development and services are the actions moving us boldly forward towards equity.

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