CHICAGO, October 3, 2019 /3BL Media/ United Airlines is celebrating Women in Aviation International's annual Girls in Aviation Day with an airline record total of 14 locations around the world. On Oct. 2 and Oct. 5, more than 500 girls from various non-profit organizations are joining United for hands-on experiences and to learn from women about various career opportunities available in aviation, with a focus on non-traditionally female roles.
By Keira Lombardo | Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Compliance at Smithfield Foods, Inc.
National Manufacturing Day is Friday, Oct. 4, a day to celebrate the industry and inspire the next generation of manufacturers.
Nearly 80% of American manufacturers can’t find the skilled workers they need—part of this gap could be addressed with women. Women make up nearly half of the U.S. workforce, but hold less than a third of the manufacturing jobs.¹ The logical solution is right in front of us—bring more women into manufacturing.
GAITHERSBURG, Md., Oct. 01, 2019 /3BL Media/-- Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, announced today that it has been recognized by DIVERSEability Magazine on their Best of the Best list as a Top Disability-Friendly Company.
October 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ - General Motors has once again been recognized as one of the top companies globally for gender equality. GM is ranked No. 2 in the U.S. and 11 in the world. GM remains the only automotive company ranked in the top 100. The study was conducted by Equileap, an organization aiming to accelerate progress towards gender equality in the workplace.
A career change agent describes the limits of imagination.
By Kelby Clark
Renetta McCann, a 30-veteran of the advertising industry, is honest about the privileges and pitfalls of being a diverse executive.
“I cannot walk into an industry event today and not see someone whose career I’ve touched in some way. It’s almost impossible,” said McCann during an on-stage discussion last week with Louis Carr, president of media sales for BET Networks. But, “the demands of being Superwoman and putting everything on [my] shoulders caused me to compromise my mental health.”
Cyber warrior Avneet Hall reduces cyber threats while smashing glass ceilings
By Avneet Hall, Symantec Cyber Career Connection Graduate
One of the first things I heard as I began my career in cybersecurity was, “Cyber is not for you because you’re a mom.” I was also told, “You’ll never see your kids.” As a first time mother of a six-week old baby, I had doubts about starting my cyber career. But, I thought about all of the women and mothers who are doctors, surgeons, and military commanders and decided, if they can do those jobs, I’m sure I can do this one.
Company celebrates Diversity & Inclusion during 4th Annual Event
This month marks the fourth annual Global Diversity & Inclusion Experience Month at Merck. Throughout the month employees have the opportunity to celebrate and experience first-hand different aspects of diversity and inclusion.
“As we face the challenges of our changing industry, we are strengthening our organization by bringing in new talent, and by developing and leveraging the skills of our existing employees. Our company’s values of agility, caring and innovation have never been more important to our success, and people with different backgrounds, perspectives and experiences enhance each of those values.”