This week, leaders from business, government, academia and the press gathered in Tokyo as part of our global newsmaker series for a discussion on the changing foundation and dynamics of working life in Japan.
Everyone talks about “leadership.” Business schools teach courses on it and war metaphors abound. Great leaders are often described as near-mythical creatures - like unicorns. Yet we believe that what makes someone a leader is a combination of both nature and nurture – and, perhaps most importantly, opportunity.
Building our future leaders
We’re not waiting for unicorns to move our story forward. Instead, we’re building our future leaders and creating the opportunities for them to succeed.
Grant Will Empower the Hispanic Community through Access to Key Technologies
ATLANTA, April 3, 2017/3BL Media/ - Cox Enterprises announced a $25,000 grant to the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) to expand its Empower Hispanic America with Technology (EHAT) network to Georgia. The program serves to empower the Hispanic community by increasing access to and utilization of key telecommunication technologies.
While the names and enormous accomplishments of Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan, and Mary Jackson were left out of history books, these brilliant African American women are now getting the recognition they deserve with the release of the blockbuster film “Hidden Figures” in 2016.
HOUSTON, March 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Texas Diversity Council is proud to announce the 2017 Top 10 Chief Executive Officers in Houston and Dallas, TX. Individuals selected for this distinguished award demonstrate undeniable leadership ability and strong commitment to diversity and inclusion within their organizations.
By identifying gaps in gender equality, the UN Global Compact works with C-suite business leaders to break gender bias and unlock growth
NEW YORK, March 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Today, the United Nations Global Compact has launched the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) “Gender Gap Analysis Tool”, an online platform which helps global business leaders identify strengths, gaps and opportunities to improve gender equality and women’s empowerment in the workplace and within the markets and communities they serve. The tool offers an assessment of a company’s progress in advancing gender equality, profiling companies as “Beginner”, “Improver,” “Achiever” or “Leader”.
Each day she helps determine which energy sources to use to save customers the most money
We’re celebrating Women’s History Month this March by introducing you to 10 women who help power your life at Duke Energy and Piedmont Natural Gas. They advance our company with their vision, talent, hard work and creativity. These trailblazing women – including a nuclear engineer, astrophysicist and lineman – reveal inspiring stories of persistence, pluck and achievement in largely male-dominated fields. A diverse workplace isn’t just a nice idea, it’s a competitive necessity. Today, meet Swati Daji, a senior vice president of fuels & systems based in Charlotte, N.C.