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CornerSquare Community Capital Supports Ethnically, Racially Diverse and Women-Owned Small Businesses

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A $40 million initial donation from Truist Financial Corporation* has established CornerSquare Community Capital. This new national nonprofit fund will help select community development financial institutions (CDFIs) increase their lending capacity with their existing capital to support more small businesses.

PayPal and JUST Capital Launch New Collaborative Initiative Encouraging the Nation's Largest Companies to Prioritize Workers' Financial Security and Health

Financial Health Network and Good Jobs Institute join the initiative to help equip companies with tools and resources to take action and ensure employees are not struggling financially
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October 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ - As business leaders continue to identify how to respond to the economic impacts of COVID-19, PayPal and JUST Capital, in collaboration with Financial Health Network and Good Jobs Institute, announce a new initiative to make workers’ financial security and health a C-suite priority.

Leveraging Sustainable Fashion to Achieve Economic Self-Sufficiency

S&P Global virtual volunteers support NYC nonprofit Custom Collaborative in its mission to help women from low-income and immigrant communities develop their fashion industry skills.
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For some, fashion is style, clothing and design. For Custom Collaborative, a NYC-based workforce development nonprofit, fashion is the path towards empowerment, self-sufficiency and success.

PayPal Surpasses $100 Million in Donations this GivingTuesday

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GivingTuesday is a global giving movement empowering people and organizations to transform their communities and create the world they want to live in. In a world that can sometimes be all too divided, GivingTuesday makes generosity and giving a part of everyday life, bringing people of all backgrounds, cultures and communities together to support the causes they care about most – and to make a difference.
 

Digital Innovator Akon Announces First Official AKoin Partner: Lottery.com

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LOS ANGELES, August 10, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Grammy-winning artist and techno-philanthropist, Akon, keeps the hits coming with the first announcement towards the goal of creating a digital currency to help empower young entrepreneurs. The renowned artist announced Lottery.com as Akoin’s first official partner in the creation and implementation of the Akoin currency.

Final Days to Register for International Women's Day Forum!

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Final Week to Save 20% on Registration for IWD 2018!

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Early Bird rates for the 2018 International Women’s Day Forum end this Friday, February 2! Register today and get 20% off your ticket price. Click here to learn more.

Join more than 300 private and public stakeholders March 6—7 in Washington, D.C. to discuss how together, through combining resources, skills, and expertise, we can achieve greater sustainability and impact. Gender equality is in reach, but it can only be realized through collaboration.  

Qualcomm Leverages Mobile Technology to Economically Empower Women

By: Angela Baker, Director, Qualcomm Wireless Reach
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Angela Baker will be speaking at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's upcoming 2018 International Women’s Day Forum, Partner With Purpose: Business for Gender Equality. Hear her and so many other great speakers from organizations working toward achieving full gender equality in the workplace, community, and marketplace on March 6-7 in Washington, DC. Learn more and save 20% on registration with Early Bird prices here.

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Angela Baker will be speaking at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's upcoming 2018 International Women’s Day Forum, Partner With Purpose: Business for Gender Equality. Hear her and so many other great speakers from organizations working toward achieving full gender equality in the workplace, community, and marketplace on March 6-7 in Washington, DC. Learn more and save 20% on registration with Early Bird prices here.

The Role of the Private Sector in Women's Economic Empowerment

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The Global Business Coalition for Women’s Economic Empowerment (GBCforWEE) brings together a group of major multinational corporations - who were first convened in 2014 by Professor Linda Scott, Emeritus DP World Chair for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, as part of the Corporate summit on women's economic empowerment - to discuss how better to include women in the world econ

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