by Armina Ligaya and Tara Deschamps, The Canadian Press
When Scotiabank was looking to find new ways to close the gender gap, it turned to what it had been deploying in nearly every other facet of its business: technology.
It analyzed a myriad of data sets for its Canadian employees, including internal social media interactions and past performance data, to come up with variables that correlated with success, said Permpreet Sidhu, the bank’s vice-president of performance and inclusion.
Q&A with Barbara Whye, Intel’s Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer
By Michelle Mullineaux
The data clearly suggests that companies are not ready to disclose their progress on D&EO. We were eager to explore why, what’s working in corporate America, and how we might help equip business leaders looking to lead on this critical issue, so we reached out to Barbara Whye, Intel’s Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer and VP of Human Resources.
Sarah Olsen installed her first security patch as a teenager, responding to a remote buffer overflow attack—known as a “nuke”—in the early days of the internet. Today she leads risk assessments for cyber-physical systems in a variety of domains at Booz Allen.
Olsen shares highlights from her career journey—and advice for others who have a passion for cyber.
Forging a path in engineering by being authentic and true to yourself
Hannah George is a project manager who specializes in information and communications technology (ICT) and security. She joined Tetra Tech in 2012 and applies her 17 years of experience to high performance buildings for health, education, office, and retail. Hannah earned a Bachelors of Engineering with honors in Automation and Control from Massey University and a Post Graduate Diploma of Business Administration in Finance from Massey University.
Sport is universally recognized as not only having physical health benefits, but as having an important role to play in both positive mental health and raising self-esteem. Furthermore, ensuring all members of society can equally access sporting opportunities is of fundamental importance.
BOSTON, July 31, 2019 /3BL Media/ — As more corporate leaders pledge their commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, they need a way to fulfill their promises. FSG’s new primer, Reckoning, Repair, and Change: How Business Leaders Can More Effectively Advance Racial Equity and Competitive Advantage is designed to help companies transform those pledges into action.
Respecting and promoting diversity among employees has long been one of Bayer's goals – and was also very important to Monsanto. In this interview Head of Human Resources at Bayer, Dr. Hartmut Klusik, talks about the active LGBTI community at Bayer and the company's inclusive culture.
Recognizing from the strengths women bring to engineering fields
Maureen Harris is a water resources engineer and joined Tetra Tech in 2012. She specializes in modeling, green infrastructure, and stormwater engineering. Maureen received both a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in Environmental Engineering from Michigan Technological University. We spoke with Maureen as part of our #INWED19 campaign to not only celebrate our brilliant women engineers but also to raise their profiles and encourage those who aspire to become engineers and work in STEM. Follow #WomenInStem on social media for more stories.
As companies across industries make diversity and inclusion a priority, hiring and supporting people with disabilities has never been more important.
Jennison Asuncion, who focuses on digital accessibility within LinkedIn Engineering, is completely blind. On any given day at work, he uses JAWS, software that reads what's on the screen or display, to access web applications and websites. On mobile, he uses the VoiceOver screen reader setting on his iPhone. Tools and accommodations like the ones Asuncion uses daily have never been more important — for employees and employers.