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VIDEO | It’s International Day of the Girl: Let’s Celebrate Progress (and Make Some More)

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by Tamara Tardy

When I think about International Day of the Girl, I remember how my college basketball coach asked me to speak in front of a group of Fortune 500 executives. I had never spoken to top execs before, let alone a room full of them! I had my self-doubts, but ultimately, I chose to be bold. I shared my story of how at 5’5, I landed myself in a D-1 basketball program. Afterward, many offered their business cards and encouraged me to pursue an IT career.

An Advocate for Accessibility

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It’s easy to take for granted how significantly computers, tablets, and mobile devices have changed our jobs and lives — offering nearly instant access to an endless array of tools and information whenever and wherever we need it.

For the 253 million people around the world with visual impairments — of whom 36 million are blind — all that information is sitting there at their fingertips, but without the proper accessibility tools, it might as well be a million miles away.

12 Tales of Empowerment to Celebrate International Day of the Girl

From ballerinas in Texas to soccer players in Uganda, HP and Girl Rising unveil the winners of the first ever Creative Challenge.
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By Isabel Gonzalez Whitaker 

"There is no action that is too small that can't grow into something bigger."

Pioneering Emergency Medicine in Tanzania

New film highlights work by Abbott and Abbott Fund to create the first emergency facilities and emergency medicine residency program in Tanzania.
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Just a decade ago, emergency medicine did not exist in Tanzania. Patients waited hours for the most basic life-saving care.

Today, East Africa’s first-ever emergency room and emergency medicine residency training program save thousands of lives, every year.

Celebrating 10 Years of Comcast NBCUniversal’s Beyond School Walls

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In 2008, eight-year-old Alize Delgado had spent almost no time outside of his North Philadelphia neighborhood. That changed as he stepped off his yellow school bus and into the Comcast Center as a member of the first “class” of students matched to Comcast employee mentors through the John Alchin Big Brothers Big Sisters Beyond School Walls program. 

The Power of Human Difference

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Our advances in sustainability and IT solutions would not be possible without our diverse employee base and inclusive culture. We recognize the power of human difference to drive progress across our business and the communities we serve, and we continue to adapt our Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) journey to foster an inclusive culture that celebrates these differences.

“Wonder Women” in STEM Continue to Thrive, Redefine the Traditional Career Path for the Next Generation

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Although STEM employers spend billions of dollars to improve gender equality in their fields, women still face huge obstacles. Many highly-qualified women feel stuck in their careers, and more than half quit their jobs over time, according to Center for Talent Innovation (CTI) research.

Strengthening Clean Energy with a Diverse Workforce

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by Kristen Graf, Executive Director, WRISE (Women of Renewable Industries and Sustainable Energy)

Celebrities and Activists Join Journalist Marianne Schnall to Highlight Women’s Political Leadership

Women’s representation and civic engagement take center stage in high profile campaign and upcoming event
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NEW YORK, October 10, 2018 /3BL Media/ - At a time when women are rising up to run for office in record numbers, and we head towards a pivotal mid-term election, today, journalist Marianne Schnall announced two timely initiatives to highlight the need for women’s political leadership, civic engagement and get out the vote.

New Blueprint for An Inclusive Future of Work

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Imagine you’ve been working as an accounting clerk or on an assembly line or in a textile factory for the past 20 years. You’re great at your job and you’ve honed your craft skills over the years. Lately you’ve been seeing signs of change, noticing colleagues shifting roles, and reading increased news coverage of automation.

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