The Booz Allen Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to convening diverse stakeholders to solve complex social issues, is committed to addressing the world’s toughest problems—including a global pandemic.
International Women’s Day is both a call to action for accelerating women’s equity and a celebration of the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women worldwide. This year’s theme is “Choose to Challenge.” Over the past year, women everywhere stepped up bravely and selflessly to confront a multitude of challenges that touched all facets of society. In recognition of their achievements, part one of this two-part series explores how the women of Booz Allen answered the call.
According to the National Science Foundation, members of historically underrepresented groups—women and Blacks, Hispanics, and American Indians or Alaska Natives—have increased their representation in the science and engineering labor force in recent decades.
Based on more than 400 questions on everything from leave policies to fertility benefits, adoption, child- and dependent-care benefits, flexible scheduling, mentoring, sponsorship and opportunities for advancement, Working Mother names 100 companies each year whose family-friendly policies and culture are best for working moms. Once again, in 2020, Booz Allen is on the list—marking two decades of recognition in this category.
By Courtney King Murphy, Director, Strategic Partnerships, CECP
CECP, over the past few years, has been advancing practices related to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) both inside companies and with our companies’ external partnerships and community programs. In 2018, CECP released a research paper supported by the Walmart Foundation, and a group of companies continued to explore these topics through an Accelerate Community focused on Diversity and Inclusion. Simultaneously, Dr.