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LTG Gwendolyn Bingham headlines Booz Allen Hamilton Women’s History Month event
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As the military opens more roles to female servicemembers, the experience of those who first carved a path to leadership will be critical to the development of future leaders.  That’s why Booz Allen Hamilton welcomed U.S.

Smithfield Foods Supports North Carolina State University Veteran Program

Contribution of $200,000 will expand the University’s Soldier to Agriculture Program
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FAYETTEVILLE, NC., March 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The Smithfield Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Smithfield Foods, Inc., announced today a $200,000 donation to North Carolina State University’s Soldier to Agriculture Program (STAP), an agricultural institute that provides in-depth career introductions an

No Barriers Warriors y Wells Fargo buscan exparticipantes para la expedición Warrior Strong: The Journey Continues de 2019

Las solicitudes de exparticipantes se aceptarán hasta el 3 de abril de 2019
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Las solicitudes de exparticipantes se aceptarán hasta el 3 de abril de 2019

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Las solicitudes de exparticipantes se aceptarán hasta el 3 de abril de 2019

No Barriers, Wells Fargo Seek Alumni for the 2019 Warrior Strong: The Journey Continues Expedition

Alumni applications accepted through April 3, 2019
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Alumni applications accepted through April 3, 2019

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Alumni applications accepted through April 3, 2019

President Barack Obama Keynotes on Inclusion: The Time is Now

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DALLAS, February 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ The National Diversity Council will host the 2019 National Diversity and Leadership Conference on April 8-12, 2019 at the Hilton Anatole Hotel and the Renaissance Dallas Hotel. This year’s theme is “Inclusion: The Time is Now.” The five-day conference will feature big-name keynote speakers such as President Barack Obama, award winning actress America Ferrera, General Colin Powell, and over sixty industry experts offering insight on the importance of diversity & inclusion in the workplace.

Duke Energy Once Again Named to Forbes’ Best Employers for Diversity

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Duke Energy is proud to once again be named to Forbes’ Best Employers for Diversity. We serve increasingly diverse communities in an increasingly complex world. That is why diversity and inclusion are central to both our work today and our vision for the future.

What Black History Month Means to These Duke Energy Employees

Employees share the importance of celebrating Black History Month
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Since 1976, February has been a designated month to honor the accomplishments of black Americans and celebrate their contributions to our culture and history. Black History Month and other history and heritage celebrations support Duke Energy’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. According to Duke Energy’s Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer Joni Davis, these holidays give us an opportunity to better understand the rich traditions and cultures of Duke Energy's employees, customers and communities it serves.

Arrow Electronics SAM Car Gives People with Disabilities The Chance to Drive Again

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Arrow recruited five disabled service members – four veterans and one active duty – from each of the five branches of the U.S. Armed Forces.

They drove the SAM Car in five different locations that were personally important to them. The driving demonstrates the improved mobility that technology can provide, as well as increased freedom to do what they wish and go where they want to go.

Consumers Energy Donates $100,000 to Michigan Veterans Trust Fund

By Brianne Twiddy
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Consumers Energy has donated $100,000 to the Michigan Veterans Trust Fund to help military veterans pay their heating bills this winter.

The gift is the largest single donation in the 73-year history of the trust fund, which operates within the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency, according to Lindell Holm, MVTF director.

“Consumers Energy is committed to our Triple Bottom Line of people, planet and prosperity for everyone that we serve," Brian Rich, Consumers Energy’s senior vice president of customer experience, said in a news release. 

Business Resource Groups Take Off at UPS

As one of the world’s largest employers, UPS employs people from all cultures, backgrounds, lifestyles, and experiences
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In such a large company, it’s natural for employees to want to connect, network, and learn from others with whom they have much in common, outside of normal work teams. An important way they can do this is through employee hubs known as Business Resource Groups (BRGs).

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