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From the NBC Writers’ Room: How Authenticity & Diversity Built 'This Is Us'

Kay Oyegun is a Nigerian-American TV writer and one of the storytellers behind NBC’s heartfelt primetime drama, “This Is Us.” In an interview, Kay shares her thoughts on why “This Is Us” resonates with diverse audiences across the country.
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One of the main reasons people have embraced “This Is Us” is because the Pearson family’s story is universal.  Their joys and struggles – from the birth of a child, to financial difficulties, to career wins, to challenges with weight loss – are so relatable.  

Citi Earns Perfect Score on LGBT Workplace Equality Scorecard

Citi scores 100 percent on Human Rights Campaign Foundation's 2018 Corporate Equality Index for 14th consecutive year
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NEW YORK, December 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ - For the 14th consecutive year, Citi received a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI). The national survey benchmarks corporate policies and practices for LGBT workplace equality.

Peter Grauer on Gender Parity, Diversity in the Boardroom

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On this edition of "Walk the Talk," Peter Grauer, chairman of Bloomberg LP, the parent company of Bloomberg News, and founding chairman of the U.S. 30% Club, discusses gender parity and diversity in the boardroom with Bloomberg's Scarlet Fu on "Bloomberg Markets."

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Northern Trust Gets a New Leader

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Shundrawn Thomas, the new president of Northern Trust Asset Management, is the first person of color in 128 years in the senior management group at the bank and will help diversity efforts. "So, if you're a young person of color coming into the financial services industry and at a great company like Northern you don't see people like you at that (senior) level ... you might say well, what chance do I have?" he said.

Fourteen Booz Allen Women Honored with Women of Color in STEM Awards

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Fourteen Booz Allen Hamilton women were honored as Technology Rising Stars and All-Stars at the 2017 Women of Color in STEM Conference, held in October in Detroit, MI. These women join nearly 250 of their Booz Allen colleagues who have been recognized with Women of Color in STEM awards since 2004.

Imagining your own career in STEM? We asked a few of the Booz Allen leaders honored at this year’s award ceremony to tell us a little bit about how they got where they are.

Brave the Ask: Courage, Diversity and Equal Representation in Tech

Two of Benevity's resident, self-aware tech talents reconvene to discuss their experience in the industry
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At Benevity, we encourage our team to be bold, and the bravery required to do so doesn't escape us. Rosemary Sanchez, a People Leader for the Web Software Development team and Bailey Copithorne, a User Experience Designer, share their individual (and sometimes surprisingly similar) experiences as women in the technology sector.

The following is the continuation of a question-fueled repartee between two of Benevity’s best and brightest. They continue to prove bold enough to "brave the ask"; and what’s more? To share their answers.

Diversity & Inclusion, Employee Wellness & Engagement, Increased Community Impact! Two Days Away From Thinking Inside Out.

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October 31, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Join Canadian and International peers in Toronto, Canada at Inside Out: A Transformative Approach to Community Investment. Inside Out is a future-looking conference designed to advance the practice of how companies invest in community.

Join Canadian and International Peers in Toronto at Inside Out: A Transformative Approach to Community Investment, November 2-3, 2017

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TORONTO, October 4, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Join Canadian and International peers in Toronto, Canada at Inside Out: A Transformative Approach to Community Investment. Inside Out is a future-looking conference designed to advance the practice of how companies invest in community.

UPS Mobilizes Worldwide Workforce for 15th Annual Global Volunteer Month

Volunteers to Focus on Advancing UN Sustainable Development Goals and Helping Communities Devastated by Recent Disasters
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ATLANTA, September 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ - UPS (NYSE: UPS) announced today that employees on five continents will participate in the company’s 15th annual Global Volunteer Month. UPS estimates employees will donate 335,000 volunteer hours in October to 240 community service events taking place across North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia Pacific and Indian subcontinent, Middle East and Africa (ISMEA). The Global Volunteer Month volunteer hours will help UPS reach 2.15 million volunteer hours in 2017.

Turning Dreams Into Reality, One Small-Business Owner at a Time

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Monetta White dreamed of bringing barbecue back to the Fillmore District of San Francisco after a 25-year absence. Taddesse Haile dreamed of continuing his family’s tradition of working in the restaurant industry and bringing Eritrean and Ethiopian food to his new San Francisco neighborhood.

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