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Voya Financial’s Michele White Joins Board of Junior Achievement (JA) of Southwest New England

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NEW YORK, November 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), announced today that Michele White, SVP and leader of the Enterprise Contact Center has joined the board of Junior Achievement (JA) of Southwest New England. JA is the world's largest organization dedicated to educating students about workforce readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy through experiential, hands-on programs. Voya’s longstanding partnership with JA spans more than 15 years and Voya Financial Chairman and CEO Rodney O. Martin, Jr. serves on the board of Junior Achievement USA.

Africa Youth Day: Supporting Young People Across the Continent

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Nestlé markets across Africa are today showing their commitment to young people with numerous programmes and initiatives in celebration of Africa Youth Day.

Nestlé’s activities on the continent form part of the company’s Global Youth Initiative, Nestlé Needs YOUth, with an ambition to help 10 million young people get access to economic opportunities by 2030.

AT&T Helps Aspiring Young People Skill-Up for Career Opportunities in the Digital Age

By Peter Daly, Vice President, Global Service Management, AT&T
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There’s a culture shift going on at AT&T as our business grows in technology, media, and telecommunications. It’s a culture of continuous learning to acquire new skills, so that we can create the talent needed to drive innovation across our company. We are investing in education and training to create a diverse and skilled workforce that will help power our company for the future. Through the AT&T Aspire initiative, we help provide access to the training young people need to get and keep good jobs.

Booz Allen Executive Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer Susan Penfield Named to National Board of Directors for SEED SPOT

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Susan Penfield, Booz Allen Hamilton’s Executive Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer, has been named to the national Board of Directors for SEED SPOT, a social enterprise–focused accelerator program that helps “new entrepreneurs take their concepts from idea to scale.”

Gildan Organizes an Annual Entrepreneurship Fair in Honduras to Promote Employee Businesses

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In line with one of the Company’s core values ‘We Act Like Entrepreneurs’, Gildan encourages its employees in their entrepreneurial activities outside of the workplace by hosting an annual fair which offers  them a forum to promote their businesses.

The annual Gildan Gastro Bazar fosters employees’ entrepreneurial spirit and helps them gain recognition for their businesses among Gildan’s employees in Honduras.

20,000+ Young People Are Leading the Way to Make Their Communities Healthier With Get HYPE Philly!

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Philly students go back to school – and back to Get HYPE Philly!  This is the third year of our GSK IMPACT Grant with a collective of 10 nonprofits that are engaging youth as leaders in underserved Philadelphia neighborhoods to promote health through urban agriculture, healthy eating, physical activity and entrepreneurship.  Hear what recent graduate and youth leader, Lacretia, has to say about her experience and visit www.gethypephilly.org to see the full video!

Techstars Atlanta Announces 2017 Class

Program accelerating growth for startups across the Southeast and around the globe
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ATLANTA, July 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Techstars Atlanta is presented in partnership with Cox Enterprises and is part of a worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed. Today, Techstars Atlanta announced the 10 companies selected to participate in the 2017 program. Applications came from 41 countries around the globe for the 10 coveted spots.

The Female Founders Inspiring the Next Generation

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The Barclays Eagle Lab in London’s Notting Hill was abuzz with entrepreneurial energy when a ‘speed-networking’ event, hosted by The Female Founders Forum, paired some of the UK’s top businesswomen with would-be entrepreneurs.

Tunisia's Fresh Female Face of Entrepreneurship

Go Market helps local entrepreneurs expand their businesses.
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Ever since gaining a Master’s in Applied Languages in Economics and Business in 2007, Hayfa Ben Fraj has wanted to start her own business.

“I always saw myself in the communication field,” Ben Fraj said. “I knew that the first obstacle would be financing, but I had a dream and I wanted to make it happen.”

Expanding Our Global Collaboration with PayPal

By Allie Burns, Managing Director, Village Capital
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In 2017–18, we’ll continue our work with PayPal, running FinTech investment-readiness programs in the US, Latin America, India and for the first time — sub-Saharan Africa

For the past three years, we’ve collaborated with PayPal to support entrepreneurs around the world that are working on improving financial health. Today, I’m thrilled to announce that we’re continuing and expanding that collaboration and we’re kicking off our 2017–2018 schedule with a summer program for American entrepreneurs.

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