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What Is a #LatinoJob? HP Continues Diversity Push with Powerful Message for Latino Recruits

The latest in a series of ‘Reinvent Mindsets’ video spots to bust stereotypes for minorities in tech.
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What happens when we confront stereotypes head-on? Sometimes, it makes for uncomfortable—but important—conversations.

You can feel this tension in HP’s latest video spot, #LatinoJobs, which aims to attract Latino workers into high tech jobs. Part of HP’s Reinvent Mindsets recruiting campaign, which focuses on cultivating top talent from underrepresented groups in tech, this latest installment debunks stereotypes about Latinos at work.

Booz Allen Goes BIG for Women in STEM

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Over the past six years, Booz Allen Hamilton has worked to fuse advanced technical capabilities with its 104-year consulting heritage. That journey has led the company to the intersection of two careers with underrepresentation by women at every level: management consulting and technology. Now, the women of Booz Allen are uniting to achieve gender parity by addressing unconscious bias throughout the employee lifecycle.

Gender Relations and Gaps in the Cocoa Value Chain in Peru

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Working with smallholders in the region of the Valleys of the Rivers Apurimac, Ene and Montaro (VRAEM) in Peru is a challenging task. The region produces approximately 70% of Peru’s illicit coca and is home to the last remnants of the Shining Path, an armed group that has fought a war against the state between the 1980s and early 2000s.

Merck Commemorates 60th Anniversary of Medical Outreach Program with $300,000 Grant

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Merck, known as MSD outside of the U.S. and Canada, announced today that it is offering $300,000 in grants to the non-governmental organization (NGO) partners in the Merck Medical Outreach Program (MMOP) in commemoration of the program’s 60th anniversary. Organizations eligible to apply for funding, up to $60,000 per NGO, are the MMOP’s long standing program partners: Americares, the Catholic Medical Mission Board, Direct Relief, MAP International and Project HOPE. These grants will support the partners’ operations, strengthen capacity building, and improve their supply chain efforts.

Why We Cannot Innovate Without Inclusion

by Dalila Wilson-Scott
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Recently about 50 social impact executives came to Philadelphia for a two-day Learning Journey to explore the state of technology and inclusive innovation. Hosted by Comcast NBCUniversal and the Social Innovation Summit, the exploration featured intimate discussions with city leaders like Mayor Jim Kenney, University of Pennsylvania President Dr.

On the Job: A Chat with HP’s Chief Diversity Officer, Lesley Slaton Brown

On the job: A chat with HP’s Chief Diversity Officer, Lesley Slaton Brown
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In our “On the job” series, we’ll talk with a few of the remarkable talents that power HP and find out what gets them out of bed on Mondays — and out the door on Fridays. Because at HP, we believe that to truly love what you do, you have to bring your whole self to work. Know a talent deserving of the spotlight? Email garage.editors@hp.com.

Our Leaders Take Time to Inspire Young Minds

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“Something that stood out and appealed to me was the activity about building your own bridge out of paper, balloons and tape”, said Givanna Puran, New Hyde Park High School student. “This experience enlightened me by creating a bridge with the smallest amount of materials. It definitely showed me that small things can have a significant impact.”

Supporting Women Across the Organization: What We Can Do As Leaders

by Robert Gaudette, SVP, NRG Business Solutions
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For the past two years, I have had the opportunity to speak on a panel at Rice University's Diversity Conference. As the "lone male voice" on the panel, I enjoy the occasion to sit with those on the ground floor of these issues-those that live them every day-and learn. 

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

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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.”

Changing the Story of Women in the Workplace

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

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