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Jennifer James Named to Boston Advisory Board of Leading Cities

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BOSTON, March 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Jennifer James, Smart City Solutions Lead for Black & Veatch, has been selected to serve on the Boston Advisory Board of Leading Cities. The nonprofit global network promotes sustainable and resilient Smart City solutions by encouraging diplomacy and collaboration.

Women at CSX Talk Logistics Careers this Women’s History Month

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This Women’s History Month, CSX is celebrating a crucial force driving the future of freight railroads: Women. Gender diversity and opportunities for women are key parts of CSX’s overall inclusion program, and CSX is committed to empowering, accelerating and supporting its women at all levels of the business.

WTRMLN WTR Partners with Whole Planet Foundation® To Alleviate Poverty

Mission-oriented brand aligns with Whole Foods Market® to help women entrepreneurs
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NEW YORK, March 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ – WTRMLN WTR, the pioneer in cold-pressed juiced watermelon, announces today that it has teamed up with Whole Foods Market’s nonprofit Whole Planet Foundation to alleviate poverty. A percentage of sales from all WTRMLN WTR BLNDS products (including GNGR, CHRRY, and LME) will benefit Whole Planet Foundation, whose mission is poverty alleviation through microcredit in communities around the world that supply Whole Foods Market stores with products.

Untapped Unicorns: Scaling Up Female Entrepreneurship

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Originally posted on Barclays

The Entrepreneurs Network (TEN) established The Female Founders Forum with Barclays in early 2016. The Forum brings together some of the UK’s most successful female entrepreneurs, to address a specific problem informed by academic evidence: why too few women-led businesses reach the same economic scale as that achieved by male-led companies.

Women of Color are Working Against the Odds

by Liz Fedor
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After earning her MBA from the University of Michigan, Pilar Cruz joined Cargill in 2002 instead of returning to a banking position in her native Colombia. She has risen through the management ranks at Cargill and held leadership positions for the company in Canada, Costa Rica, Nicaragua and England.

Meet Erin Schneider, Economic Development Director

She partners with organizations to attract new business and jobs to our communities
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We’re celebrating Women’s History Month this March by introducing you to 10 women who help power your life at Duke Energy and Piedmont Natural Gas. They advance our company with their vision, talent, hard work and creativity. These trailblazing women – including a nuclear engineer, astrophysicist and lineman – reveal inspiring stories of persistence, pluck and achievement in largely male-dominated fields. A diverse workplace isn’t just a nice idea, it’s a competitive necessity. Today, meet Erin Schneider, a director of economic development based in Indiana.

Meet Tanya Hamilton, Nuclear Plant Leader

She makes sure the Harris Nuclear Plant runs safely and efficiently so our customers have clean, reliable power at a reasonable price
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We’re celebrating Women’s History Month this March by introducing you to 10 women who help power your life at Duke Energy and Piedmont Natural Gas. They advance our company with their vision, talent, hard work and creativity. These trailblazing women – including a nuclear engineer, astrophysicist and lineman – reveal inspiring stories of persistence, pluck and achievement in largely male-dominated fields. A diverse workplace isn’t just a nice idea, it’s a competitive necessity. Today, meet Tanya Hamilton, site vice president of the Harris Nuclear Plant based in New Hill N.C.

Fox Announces 13 Finalists for the Fox Writers Lab, a Fellowship Program for Screenwriters with Diverse Voices and Backgrounds

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For the sixth consecutive year, Fox has sought out some of Hollywood’s most exciting new voices to participate in the Fox Writers Lab, a fellowship program hosted by Fox Inclusion for young screenwriters with diverse perspectives, backgrounds and life experiences.

Meet Ashley Coleman, Civil Engineer

She helps keep costs down and the lights on for our customers, and takes great pride in that
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We’re celebrating Women’s History Month this March by introducing you to 10 women who help power your life at Duke Energy and Piedmont Natural Gas. They advance our company with their vision, talent, hard work and creativity. These trailblazing women – including a nuclear engineer, astrophysicist and lineman – reveal inspiring stories of persistence, pluck and achievement in largely male-dominated fields. A diverse workplace isn’t just a nice idea, it’s a competitive necessity. Today, meet Ashley Coleman, a civil engineer based in Charlotte, NC.

Sara Chipps Looks Back on Cisco’s International Women’s Day #CiscoChat

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Sara Chipps is a JavaScript developer based in New York City. She has been working on Software and the Open Source Community since 2001. She’s been obsessed with hardware and has been a part of NodeBots since 2012. She is the CEO of Jewelbots, a company dedicated to drastically changing the number of girls entering STEM fields using hardware.

by Sara Chipps, CEO of Jewelbots
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Sara Chipps is a JavaScript developer based in New York City. She has been working on Software and the Open Source Community since 2001. She’s been obsessed with hardware and has been a part of NodeBots since 2012. She is the CEO of Jewelbots, a company dedicated to drastically changing the number of girls entering STEM fields using hardware.

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