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Duke Energy Named to Forbes’ America’s Best Employers for Women

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Duke Energy is proud to be named by Forbes’ as one of America’s Best Employers for Women. We serve increasingly diverse communities in an increasingly complex world. That is why diversity and inclusion are central to both our work today and our vision for the future.

Diversity and Inclusion: Why it Matters at ON Semiconductor and Beyond

by Alicia Scott
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“It is the right thing to do!” This is the typical line heard when companies talk about diversity and inclusion is a part of their guiding principles. While the statement is true, it is not the end of the story. At ON Semiconductor, we know that having a diverse workforce and hosting inclusive environments across the globe are the right things for our employees, both in and out of the office.

Building the Female Leaders of Tomorrow at General Motors

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At General Motors, diversity is crucial to our success. We believe that diversity in all its dimensions — including of thought and experience — creates a stronger workforce and promotes fresh, innovative thinking.

Transform. Influence. Lead. Hispanic Action Network (HAN) Aligned at the UnidosUS Annual Conference

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August 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ FedEx Hispanic Action Network (HAN) leadership recently attended the UnidosUS Annual Conference held in San Diego, CA, August 3 - 6. More than 3,000 visitors were on hand for the Conference and thousands more at the National Latino Family Expo that featured 125 exhibitors.

FedEx fully engaged to inspire the community

Three Practical Reasons to Build More Inclusive IT Organizations

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Diversity and inclusion—how diversity is embraced and leveraged—are just as good for IT as it is for businesses and employees.

Building a more inclusive IT organization requires systemic, cultural change. But it’s the same muscle IT flexes to help organizations adapt to new technologies and digital processes.

Adults With Autism Finding Jobs in Houston

The non-profit Social Motion Skills has placed 20 workers with the FedEx facility in Cypress
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by Grace White

A program through the non-profit Social Motion Skills help land them the job.

"I think we all wake up in the morning and want to have a purpose," said Stacy Anderson, Transition Director.

Her passion, finding jobs for people with social and cognitive disabilities.

"The majority of our adults with autism are either unemployed or under-employed," Anderson said.

To help them navigate the ins and outs of this massive warehouse, the employees each have a job coach that works alongside them every day.

eBay Store Provides Independence for the Blind and Visually Impaired

By: Chenda Ngak, eBay News Team
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Through its electronics business on eBay, the Blind Center of Nevada provides services for hundreds of blind and visually impaired residents within the greater Las Vegas area.

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Through its electronics business on eBay, the Blind Center of Nevada provides services for hundreds of blind and visually impaired residents within the greater Las Vegas area.

Advancing Women in Technology by Focusing on Gender Parity at Comerica

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Comerica remains committed to the advancement of women within our organization and particularly within our departments working in technology. The technology sector has traditionally been a male-dominated sector, so we have created a focus on gender parity to help ensure women not only have equal opportunities but also to help ensure the realization of truly innovative products and services that gender diversity delivers.

Martin Voke Champions the Spirit of Diversity

Bacardi’s Martin Voke on fostering diversity in a male-dominated industry and making legal another arm of the business
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By Billy Yost

Interview With Shannon Brattebo, Environmental Engineer

Understanding the importance of mentors and teamwork to create successful engineers
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Shannon Brattebo has worked at Tetra Tech since 1999 as an environmental engineer specializing in lake and reservoir restoration and management, water quality monitoring, modeling, and assessment. Shannon holds a Bachelors in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Seattle University and a Masters in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Washington. Among many accomplishments, Shannon and her team were nominated for the Best Paper of the Year Award by the Lake and Reservoir Management journal for the Lake Ketchum Restoration project in Western Washington.

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