August 26th is Women's Equality Day, a day commemorating the signing of the 19th Amendment, which granted U.S. women the right to vote. On August 26, 1920, American women rightfully became part of the political process to form policies that would affect them, their families, schools, states and the entire country.
A good role model can be hard to find. Especially, for women in the technology industry.
But for companies, role modeling is part of a well-rounded strategy for leveling the playing field. It is also one of the trickiest to execute well for some companies. But as we’re learning at HP, it doesn’t have to be such a challenge.
At its core, good role modeling revolves around trust. Not only does it require trust between individuals, it also requires an organization that fosters frank conversations, openness, and the ability to meet people where they are.
From weekend events in Charlottesville, Virginia, to a leaked internal memo at Google just a couple of weeks ago, the conversation around diversity, particularly in the United States, has dominated the news in America.
Aramark Received Top-Score of 100% for 2017 Disability Equality Index®
PHILADELPHIA, August 29, 2017 – Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), a global leader in food, facilities management and uniforms, was named one of the Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion by the 2017 Disability Equality Index® (DEI), with a top-score of 100%. This announcement came at the 2017 US Business Leadership Network® (USBLN) 20th Annual National Conference Leadership Awards dinner held on August 23.
Booz Allen is proud to announce that we have achieved a 100% score on the third annual Disability Equality Index (DEI®), the nation’s most trusted annual benchmarking tool allowing America’s leading corporations to self-report their disability policies and practices.
Along with so many across the nation, CECP was shocked by the events in Charlottesville earlier this month and yet encouraged by the actions of the CEOs of many of world’s largest corporations – most affiliated with this CECP network – that demonstrated that the courage and conviction of business can and should be a force for good.
At CBRE, people are at the center of our strategy. We are at our best when people with different backgrounds and experiences come together to produce great results for our clients. Our recently released CR Report highlights our continued focus on diversity and inclusion.
In large organizations, it can be easy for employees to feel a little lost. Among dozens, hundreds, or even thousands of people, employees can lose a sense of individuality, and that can lead to a feeling of disconnection and a lack of engagement at work.
Whether you are a student, entrepreneur, experienced manager or just embarking on a career path, there was a place for you at the 2017 Women’s Leadership Conference (WLC).
Hosted by The MGM Resorts Foundation and held at the MGM Grand Conference Center on August 7-8, the sold-out 11th Annual WLC was open to women (and men) of all ethnicities, professions and social backgrounds, locally and nationally.
Last week, JetBlue sponsored the Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals (OBAP) Annual Conference and Career Expo held in Orlando. JetBlue has worked with OBAP for several years to help diversify the aviation industry and provide access to those from traditionally under-represented communities to the variety of careers within the industry.
“There’s responsibility in being the first and being a part of history.”