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Girls With Impact: Equipping 10,000 Girls as Tomorrow’s CEOs

By Jennifer Openshaw, CEO, Girls With Impact
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Stanley Black and Black & Decker wanted to engage its employees while supporting diversity.

Houlihan Lawrence, the brokerage firm owned by Berkshire Hathaway, wanted to demonstrate to its 1300 agents its commitment to the next generation.

Eversource Energy sought purpose as it launched its internal women’s network for the first time while hoping to lead change in its industry.

Reflections from the BSR Conference 2018 (Plus Five Ways to Review Highlights)

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By Elisabeth Best, Communications and Marketing Manager, BSR; Katie Morris, Communications and Marketing Associate, BSR

Last week, our community of more than 800 sustainability leaders from the private, public, and nonprofit sectors came together in New York City at the BSR Conference 2018 to create a new blueprint for business.

Reflections from the BSR Conference 2018 (Plus Five Ways to Review Highlights)

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By Elisabeth Best, Communications and Marketing Manager, BSR; Katie Morris, Communications and Marketing Associate, BSR

Last week, our community of more than 800 sustainability leaders from the private, public, and nonprofit sectors came together in New York City at the BSR Conference 2018 to create a new blueprint for business.

Using Blockchain Technology to Solve Global Problems

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This post was written by guest blogger Dr. Mariana Dahan, Founder and CEO of the World Identity Network. She recently spoke as part of Cisco’s Women Rock-IT series.

My Journey from Army Soldier to SAP Developer

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Aleathia Coles-Dixon’s resume highlights all the high bars she has already achieved: Military intelligence expert. Technology systems developer. Master’s degree candidate.

“Accenture is good for military vets because it enables us to lean into projects,” she says, “to take that leap and be leaders within our field and within our teams.”

Bacardi Celebrates Art, Fashion and 25 Years of Dress for Success Miami

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The Bacardi Women in Leadership initiative brought fashion to life during a cocktail event for a great cause. The team hosted an “Evening of Art & Fashion” to serve as the official kick-off celebration for the 25th anniversary of Dress for Success Miami, which provides a network of support, professional attire and development tools, to help women thrive in work and in life. The celebration included an exclusive fashion show featuring a Rene by RR collection, from famed Cuban fashion designer Rene Ruiz.

The Top 3 Ways Mobile Phones Can Help Disaster Victims

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This post was written by guest blogger Zev Lowe, VP of Growth and Impact at AtmaGo.

Women’s Economic Empowerment and Inclusive Business: Opportunities for Growth and Impact

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In 2017, the World Economic Forum reported that the global gender gap had widened for the first time.[1] This regression stands to hit women and girls at the Base of the Economic Pyramid (BoP) hardest, as many lack independent sources of income or decision making power for themselves and their families.

Microfinance Helping Micro, Small and Agro-businesses Grow in Kazakhstan

Flexible lending conditions and mobile loan eligibility assessment app making small loans possible for small businesses and entrepreneurs in Kazakhstan, particularly in rural areas
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ALMATY, Kazakhstan, October 31, 2018 /3BL Media/ – KMF, a Kazakhstan-based microfinance organization, joins Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to expand access to financial products and services for 40,000 new micro-, small- and agrobusiness customers across Kazakhstan by the end of 2018. KMF also commits to ensuring at least half of its new clients will be women, and will actively engage potential clients from rural areas.  

You Don’t Have to Wait to Be Successful: How Astellas Supported my Professional Growth as a Working Mother

Heidi McCabe, Professional Sales Representative at Astellas
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After being out of the workforce for a decade to raise my five children, I re-joined the professional world at Astellas as a Professional Sales Representative. Worried that I had been out of the workplace rhythm too long, I was consumed with self-doubt about my professional performance capabilities. I felt guilt that my re-entry into the professional world would take time and attention away from my family. I was confident that I had mastered the mom role, but I was apprehensive about how my skills of running a busy household would translate to a professional job.

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