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Sodexo Inducted into DiversityInc Top 50 Hall of Fame

An Honor Bestowed to Only Six U.S. Companies For Longstanding Diversity and Inclusion Accomplishments
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, announced today the company’s induction into the inaugural DiversityInc Top 50 Hall of Fame -- an honor bestowed to only six U.S. companies -- for exceptional human capital management accomplishments and superior corporate values and culture.

Sodexo Honored as One of America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises

The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) recognized Sodexo as one of America’s 2017 Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, announced today that it has been named to Women’s Business Enterprise National Council's (WBENC) 18th annual list of America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises (WBEs) for the first time.

How Your Auto Shop Can Make More from an Overlooked $300 Billion Market

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You may be staring right at a $300 billion auto service and repair market opportunity, but not seeing it at all: women. Your competitors are starting to take note, though, which means either you do the same, or you give away your share of what is now an essential source of auto shop revenue.

Pep Boys, for instance, has retooled 800 locations with new amenities, and a renewed emphasis on service and transparency, partly due to what women demand. Their CEO puts it this way: “Women have different, and higher, expectations.”

Maria Hughes Discusses the Critical Role of Inclusion and Diversity

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Maria Hughes, Humana’s Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer, recently spoke with DiversityInc about the critical role that I&D plays and the perspective she brings to her job.

She noted that “in order for inclusion and diversity to be successful in our organization, it has to be connected to our values, sustainable and drive business outcomes.”

Comcast NBCUniversal Q&A: A Seat at the Billion Dollar Roundtable

Peter Kiriacoulacos, Comcast NBCUniversal’s Chief Procurement Officer, and Rick Hughes, Chairman of the Billion Dollar Roundtable, discuss how supplier diversity drives better outcomes for businesses and their communities.
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The Billion Dollar Roundtable (BDR) is a corporate advocacy organization created in 2001 to recognize and celebrate companies that achieved spending of at least $1 billion with diverse-owned suppliers.  Since Comcast NBCUniversal became the first media and technology company inducted into the BDR in 2015, our commitment to diverse suppliers has only strengthened, and our company has seen tremendous benefits as a result. 

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.  

Should We Be Talking About Financial Health Instead of Inclusion?

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Carrie Creasey is a Program Specialist for MetLife Foundation, where she manages global grant-making, impact evaluation, and strategic storytelling to support the Foundation’s mission to accelerate the financial well-being of low-income people globally. Through partnerships with over 170 financial inclusion organizations across 40 countries, the Foundation has committed more than USD 170 million to-date and is on track to support more than 20 million people on their journey towards financial health.

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.

How Many More Sleeps Mommy? – The Other Hidden Barrier to Women at Work

By: Charlotte Jensen
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Some of the buzz these days surrounds women in the workplace and the various barriers to their professional advancement. My personal experience over the years, probably like many others, has varied between amazing bosses and mentors who encouraged me to grow, and of course the not so great bosses and the leaders who felt threatened and excluded me. Over the past 9 years, my journey has been more about the evil two words we call “mommy guilt.”  It’s the other hidden barrier that so many of us share which often holds women back from the next big promotion.

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