International Women's Day

These Women Found Fulfilling Careers in Energy

For Women's History Month, meet Duke Energy employees who excel in their roles while encouraging the next generation
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Women make up about 20 percent of the country’s utility industry workforce, and at Duke Energy, we're on a mission to increase diversity and strengthen a culture that supports it.

Q&A With Leila Stansfield, VP of Global Strategy and Champion for Women in Leadership at Bacardi

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In advance of International Women’s Day this weekend, we spotlight the leader of Global Reflections at family-owned Bacardi. Leila Stansfield, VP of Global Strategy for the world’s largest privately held spirits company in the world, is also responsible for promoting a diverse and inclusive environment, one that reflects the communities the Bacardi operates in. A strategic focus includes Women in Leadership.

From Program to Possibility: Amanda Jackson, Reworks Supervisor at Gildan

For International Women’s Day, Amanda reveals how she was impacted by some of Gildan’s initiatives
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Meet Amanda Jackson, Reworks Supervisor at Gildan’s distribution center in Charleston, U.S. Amanda participated in the Leading the Gildan Way program, an 11-month initiative designed to empower employees through leadership development activities and workshops. Today, Amanda shares how she was impacted by the program and how it helped empower her as a woman in her field.

From Program to Possibility: Gildan Explores the Impacts of Their Leadership and Development Programs for International Women’s Day

Read what women at Gildan have to say about the transformative potential of company initiatives
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For International Women’s Day, Gildan is honouring the spirit of this year’s theme, “An equal world is an enabled world”, with a mini-series that revisits some of the Company’s initiatives focused on professional development and women’s empowerment. In doing so, the mini-series aims to explore how each initiative impacted a female employee who participated.

Recognizing Women’s Empowerment as a Catalyst for Business and Change

by Jean-Pascal Tricoire
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At Schneider, we believe that great people make a great company. This drives our uncompromising commitment to inclusion and equity, and our goal of being the world’s leading socially responsible company. All of our employees must feel they belong and that they are uniquely valued.

Hear Her Story: Q&A With Melissa Charlery, Technician IT Support at Gildan

From intern to employee
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Melissa Charlery shares her journey from her beginnings at Gildan three years ago as an intern, to securing a full-time position in the company’s IT department. Here is the story of this young’s woman’s personal and professional growth after university:

Q: How did you start here at Gildan?

Kiki Discovers the World of Environmental Science

For Women’s History Month, an environmental scientist helps a sixth-grader see careers in STEM
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This is part of a series for Women’s History Month where female students met with women who work at Duke Energy to tour each employee’s workplace and learn about careers in the energy industry. By showing the girls careers they were unaware of, we hope to inspire them to cast aside gender roles and set their own path.

Five Ways to Find STEM Success: An Interview with Nici Bush, General Manager of Mars Symbioscience

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1. What do you like best about the STEM field?

As a women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), I love the way you can work in a lab or sit in a small pilot plant but work on something that has a ripple effect so big it goes out to affect a lot of people. A scientific or technical breakthrough can create a better future for people… how’s that for a nice sense of purpose?

2. Why is it important to support women in STEM?

Hear Her Story: Q&A with Karina Valenzuela, Manager of Organizational Development at Gildan

Focusing on the growth of our people
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Meet Karina, manager of organizational development in the Dominican Republic. Karina shares with us her passion for developing people but also on her own self development. Here is her story:

Q: Tell us about your life at Gildan:

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