If you have been watching Bloomberg TV recently, you may have noticed more women appearing on the network. Mr Grant Coombe was instrumental in effecting that change. In six months, the 43-year-old sales manager of Bloomberg LP Singapore increased women's presence by 97 per cent in a Women's Voices movement. The head of Bloomberg's global and Asia-Pacific key accounts is an advocate for the media to represent a diversity of voices.
Over the past few years, the trans* agenda has really made its way to the fore. Of all the LGBT+ communities it has historically been the least discussed and understood, and even as recently as 5 years ago, references to binary and non-binary gender identities were unheard of. However the rise in inclusion within popular culture has really helped increase awareness of the trans* community and the challenges it can face.
HARRISBURG, Pa., June 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Local nonprofit Keystone Human Services International will host the Side Event “Making Deinstitutionalization Real: Moving from the Idea toward the Ideal” on June 14 at the 10th Session of the Conference of States Parties to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in New York City.
Asset owners play an important role in advocating for diverse and inclusive workplaces at service providers and the companies they invest in, Bloomberg’s global head of diversity and inclusion, Erika Irish Brown, says.
“Everyone is in search of alpha,” Irish Brown says. “What information are investors leveraging to find that alpha? A lot of big pension funds put out [requests for proposals]. What questions are they asking? Are they asking diversity questions?”
This month, Bloomberg is proud to recognize the contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States and within our own company. We’ve asked some employees to reflect on what it means to be a part of Bloomberg’s culture of innovation and how it’s helped them find success in their career.
By Charles J. Hooker III, President and CEO of Keystone Human Services
In the coming weeks, the Pennsylvania Senate will begin discussing the proposed budget bill passed by the PA House of Representatives. It’s time to start engaging with your PA Senator to encourage them to support a budget that includes increased funding for intellectual disability and autism services.
The House budget bill includes the first across the board rate increases that we have seen in a decade. It also calls for increased community-based services and waiting list initiatives.
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.