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Profiles in Creating Possible: Bismay Mishra Advocates for Transgender Equity

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Educating people about gender identities and sexual orientation can be challenging to navigate in any setting – let alone at a company with employees from diverse backgrounds all over the world. But Bismay Mishra, Associate Director, Global Analytics & Insights at Gilead, believes he has found a good formula.

She Works Behind the Scenes to Help Customers

Chipo Mkandla studies customer interactions to improve processes at Duke Energy
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When Chipo Mkandla moved to the United States from Zimbabwe to work in hospitality, she never imagined she’d end up at an energy company. It turns out the roles had more in common than she thought.

Mkandla is part of Duke Energy’s customer experience team, and her job is to study the interactions between customers and the company and see if she can find ways to improve them.

The X Factor: How Johnson & Johnson Has Helped Ignite the Power of Women Since 1886

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For International Women's Day, we’re taking a look at some of the ways the company has shown its commitment to women—from industry-leading employee benefits to life-changing innovations.

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For International Women's Day, we’re taking a look at some of the ways the company has shown its commitment to women—from industry-leading employee benefits to life-changing innovations.

The Story of Vivian Chua, the Female Leader Shaping HP’s Strategy in Singapore

In recognition of International Women’s Day, Channel Asia documents the rise of Vivian Chua, managing director of Singapore at HP
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James Henderson (Channel Asia)

When Vivian Chua started at HP, then Hewlett-Packard, the year was 1999 and the technology industry was gearing up for an era of profound change.

To Give Back Is Ingrained in Our Culture

By Vicki Batka, Managing Director, Partner Organization, Asia Pacific and Japan
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As we celebrate International Women’s Day, it’s time to take stock of what we are most passionate about as professional women. For me, as the leader of Cisco’s Partner Organization in APJC (Asia, Pacific, Japan and China), I am most passionate about Partners and the unique ways they bring Cisco’s technology to life for our customers.

Perspectives From the Front: Mohawk Champions Diversity on International Women's Day

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Across the world, Mohawk employees are leaving positive handprints that leave the world better off. From overseeing the efficiency of our operations to living more sustainably at home, these individuals are models for how to make a meaningful mark.

Sysco Celebrates International Women’s Day; Launches Inaugural Gem Award to Recognize Sysco Champions of Gender Diversity

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HOUSTON, March 06, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY), the leading global foodservice distribution company, today announced the Company’s second annual observance of International Women’s Day (IWD) across its global organization.

How 3 Memphis Companies Are Making Diversity and Inclusion a Priority

by Ted Evanoff, Desiree Stennett and Max Garland
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When Fred Towler was tapped to lead diversity and inclusion efforts for International Paper in November 2018, he didn’t have formal human resources training. Instead, his 30 years with the company had been on the operations side.

Towler was hired in 1987 to work as an information technology analyst.

Empowering Women Through Sustainable Cocoa Farming

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In honor of International Women's Day this week, we want to highlight one of the female farmers we work with to grow cocoa for our products.

Meet Rebecca Mensah, a farmer in Ghana where cocoa farming is the primary occupation. Mensah is part of CARE's cocoa sustainability initiative. Because of the program, she said, "Now, I am able to provide support for my children’s education, because I have a source of income. This gives me the strength and opportunity to contribute to household decision-making."

By Celebrating Women Every Day, Can We Innovate for Good Faster?

by Mike Hughes
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International Women’s Day, fast approaching on March 8, is a powerful reminder to celebrate women in our lives.

In some countries, it is customary to shower women with attention and flowers–somewhat similar to the way we celebrate Mother’s Day here. In the U.K., the day spurs celebration of the contribution of women to business, science, politics and society at large. Last year, the milestone coincided with a centenary of female emancipation and underscored that we still have a long way to go in achieving true equality.

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