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Interview: How Dr. Sara Brand Empowers Women Entrepreneurs via True Wealth Ventures

Dr. Brand will deliver a keynote conversation at Whole Planet Foundation's Power Her Potential Women’s Expo on June 2, 2018.
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Sara Brand is a new partner to Whole Planet Foundation, delivering a keynote conversation at our June 2, 2018 Power Her Potential Women’s Expo.

3 Things Veterans Should Look for in a Civilian Employer

At Nestlé, we’ve found three things that are essential to helping veterans thrive. No matter where you end up, here’s what to look for during your transition process.
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By Jon Salmons, Vice President, Recruiting — Nestlé USA

According to a survey conducted by Prudential Financial and IAVA, three in five veterans worried about “how to translate their military skills to a business environment.” The survey also found that “veterans are most concerned about finding a job that is meaningful to them.”

Walmart Is Joining a Growing Movement to Get Stay-At-Home Moms Back Into the Workforce

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by Claire Zillman

The largest private employer in the United States is joining a growing movement to get more women back into the workforce.

Walmart Labs, the tech division of the retail giant, has signed onto Path Forward, a nonprofit that facilitates programs to aid caregivers—mainly moms—in returning to professional work after taking time off to look after children, a parent, or another loved one.

CBRE’s Bobby Griffin Named a Top Executive in Corporate Diversity

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LOS ANGELES, May 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Bobby Griffin, CBRE’s Vice President for Diversity & Inclusion, has been named to the 2018 Black Enterprise list of Top Executives in Corporate Diversity. The annual list honors leading professionals who drive innovation, productivity and profitability by ensuring across-the-board diversity.

Ultimate Medical Academy’s Brian J. Fitzpatrick Joins the Florida Diversity Council Board of Directors

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The Florida Diversity Council recently appointed Brian J. Fitzpatrick, senior director of Administration at Tampa-based Ultimate Medical Academy, to its board of directors.

“I am proud to join FLDC colleagues from employers across the state in discussing best practices for developing a diverse and inclusive work environment,” Fitzpatrick said. “I am also proud that UMA is committed to such a workplace and continues to advance diversity and inclusion initiatives.”

Walmart Reaches 5th Anniversary of Veterans Welcome Home Commitment With Announcement of More Than 200,000 Veteran Hires

The Walmart Foundation continues its support of female veterans with a $250,000 grant to the Women Veterans Network
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Bentonville, AK, May 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Today, Walmart announced it has hired more than 200,000 veterans and promoted more than 28,000 to roles of greater responsibility since launching its Veterans Welcome Home Commitment five years ago. Recognizing the important skills and leadership abilities veterans possess, the commitment helps veterans find career opportunities at Walmart and aims to ease the sometimes difficult transition from active duty to civilian life. Walmart is now more than 80 percent of the way to reaching its goal of hiring 250,000 veterans by 2020.

Medtronic Leader Among Ireland's 25 Most Powerful Women

Medtronic Vice President Bronwyn Brophy has been named to the list for the third year in a row
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For the third year in a row, Medtronic Vice President Bronwyn Brophy has been named among Ireland’s 25 Most Powerful Women by Ireland’s Women’s Executive Network (WXN).  Brophy leads her company’s Early Technologies division for Europe, Middle East and Africa. In Ireland, the WXN is the largest network of female senior executives, managers and entrepreneurs, with over 2,500 members.
 
Brophy was interviewed after being notified of the recognition, and asked to share more about her role and what the award means to her.
 

Asia Society Names Medtronic Top Employer

Company leaders say “success depends on creating an inclusive culture”
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Being honored as a top employer requires employees who help to create a unique culture every day.

“And that leads to innovation for the organization,” says Sophia Khan, senior director for global inclusion, diversity and engagement. “We are creating a diverse culture where we value all the ways we are unique – and it’s making a difference.”

Connecting Qualified Veterans to Careers in Technology

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No two career journeys are the same, and for military veterans, the road to civilian employment is often an entirely new, unfamiliar mission. In today’s digital economy, the skills people need to thrive are ever-changing, adapting with every innovation and technology that hits the market; a market that doesn’t always wait for veterans to end their deployments and return home.

Baton Rouge Chamber Announces Diversity Star Award Recipients

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BATON ROUGE, La., May 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ — The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) announced recipients of its inaugural Diversity Star Award at its sold-out Diversity in Business luncheon. Civil Solutions Consulting Group received the award for the small business category, and Republic Services of Baton Rouge received the award for the large business category.

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