Born on the island of Dominica and raised on the island of St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Tricia Parry experienced her first hurricane at age 13. In 1989, Hurricane Hugo, a Category 4 storm, thrashed the island with 140-mile-an-hour winds, damaging 90 percent of the buildings and other structures. The landscape was littered with uprooted trees, shattered homes and boats blown in from the sea. It took months before electricity was restored.
From simple education activities to implementing a robust adoption benefits program, workplace support of adoption not only increases awareness about the issues confronting our most vulnerable children, but also provides critical support for families formed through adoption. Employers have the power to make a crucial difference in the lives of waiting children.
In just a few days, the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption will launch its 2018 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplace survey. This survey measures the financial reimbursement given to employees who adopt, paid time off to employees who adopt as well as any benefits given to employees who are foster parents.
The Best Adoption-Friendly Workplace survey encompasses benefits for ALL types of adoptions.
At HP, we believe in the power and promise of committing to a more diverse and inclusive workplace. And we’re proud of the progress we’ve made, with the most diverse board of directors of any technology company, among other things, and the awards and recognition we’ve won because of it.
PHOENIX, April 5, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Avnet (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, announced today that MaryAnn Miller, Senior Vice President, Chief HR Officer and head of Global Marketing and Communications has been named one of 2017’s 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology by the National Diversity Council. This is the third time in her 11-year tenure with Avnet that Miller has received this distinguished honor, first in 2014 and again in 2015.
From her start as a Communications Advisor in one of our manufacturing plants in Honduras, Astrid relocated to Montreal, Quebec in 2013 to become the Manager of Internal Communications at Gildan’s Headquarters. This is the story of an inspiring young woman who grew professionally with Gildan and brings her strong understanding of manufacturing and the business to making an impact on how we communicate with employees globally.
San Antonio, TX, March 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The National Diversity Council’s DiversityFIRST™ Certification Program will hold its first 2017 session on May 22 to 26 at the University of Phoenix-San Antonio Campus. The purpose of the program is to prepare participants to create an implement highly successful D&I strategies for organizational excellence.