Kathleen Marran @ UPS | Alexandra Waldman @ Universal Standard
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Kathleen Marran, UPS Vice President of Marketing, Diverse Segments: women business owners face difficulties in raising money and handling that first big order — how exactly do you master the logistics needed to keep pace with rising customer demand?
Marran says it’s not just about shipping. Upstart entrepreneurs must navigate the challenges of streamlining payments, finding suppliers and going international, issues that make or break any small business.
This Longitudes blog post is an abridged Q&A with Kris Oswold, Director of Supplier Diversity at UPS and was originally featured in Business Equality Pride (BEQPride) magazine. The Business Equality Network (BEQ) is a group of strategic media, consulting, research and business accelerators committed to reaching and empowering LGBTQ, women, minority and other underrepresented, underserved and underutilized business communities.
BEQ Pride: If you could change one thing about how corporations manage their supplier diversity programs, what would it be?
If a picture is worth a thousand words, this one team photo shows why Cisco is such a great company to work for. Yes, it’s all about people – working with super bright minds who come from all over the world is a great honor and privilege. But if you look closely, you will see that just around this one dinner table we had eight people from eight different countries – what a diversity of thoughts, conversations, and ideas!
EthisphereMagazine, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, has named Booz Allen one of 2020’s World’s Most Ethical Companies. The firm joins a diverse and prestigious group of organizations that includes Accenture, Intel, IBM, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Salesforce, USAA, and more.
To kick off Black History Month, Fifth Third Bank’s Inclusion and Diversity team in February hosted a Chicago exhibit of art by Brian Washington. Washington, who also is an award-winning attorney, arts advocate and thinker, is a self-taught artist who specializes in works that depict the civil rights movement and American society. The exhibit featured more than 20 selections from Washington’s ongoing series “The Continual Struggle.”
NortonLifeLock ranked as one of the best places to work for LGBTQ+ equality
NortonLifeLock scored 100 on Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index. Jaime Barclay, Director of Corporate Responsibility sat down with Cass Averill, Global Program Manager in the Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion to talk more about what this means for the company.