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.
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.