International Women's Day

Inspiring Girls to Stay in STEM and #MakeWhatsNext

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As a new college graduate, my first job was to speak at high schools across the U.S. to inspire students to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. As part of this program, called “Previews of Progress,” I demonstrated “new” technologies in areas like lasers, turbine engines and hydraulics to get students excited about the possibilities.

Meet Suzy Macke, Lineman

She makes sure our customers have power, even after the worst storms
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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 Suzy Macke, a lineman based in Hamlet, Ohio.

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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 Suzy Macke, a lineman based in Hamlet, Ohio.

Join Shire and the Healthcare Businesswomen's Association for International Women's Day Virtual Summit

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Shire has partnered with the Healthcare Businesswomen's Association (HBA) on the International Women's Day Virtual Summit taking place today, Wednesday, March 8th. The summit will highlight individuals and companies who have focused their efforts on achieving gender parity and creating a more inclusive workplace. Shire is proud to have Dan MaNamara, Vice President, U.S. Patient Services, as one of the featured speakers. Dan will join other leaders from the healthcare industry on a panel from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

Three Quality of Lifehacks for Supporting Women in the Workplace

By: Quality of Lifehacks
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For over 100 years, International Women’s Day has been a reminder to recognize women’s contributions to the American workforce and economy. Women in the workplace have come a long way, but there is still a long way to go before women are treated equally to men when it comes to financial compensation and social acknowledgment at work. For example, men still receive more recognition at work for their successes than women according to a recent survey by Bamboo HR.

Cisco Video | IT Skills Open Opportunities for Women in Jordan

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Diana Nassar is a global problem solver. The hands-on, practical training she received through Cisco Networking Academy prepared her to thrive in a technical career and inspire other women in Jordan to follow in her footsteps.

Watch video here.

Gildan Celebrates International Women’s Day!

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On International Women’s Day, Gildan wishes to recognize and celebrate the dedication and determination of women around the globe.

Six Ways to Be a Global Problem Solver for Women

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We can all be global problem solvers, but we’re most effective when the revolution is inclusive. Here’s how you can create opportunities for women in today’s digital economy.

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Be Bold for Change

by Tae Yoo, Senior Vice President Corporate Affairs
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Be bold for change.

These words are the call to action for this year’s International Women’s Day (Wednesday, ‪March 8). They call attention to women’s issues around the world – top of mind for so many of us. They also focus on our ability to address these issues and recreate the world according to a more inclusive and equitable vision.

March 8 #CiscoChat: Using Technology to Create More Opportunities for Women

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We live in an era of rapid technological change. Across the world, global problem solvers are using digital innovations to take on some of the world’s biggest challenges. As we continue to apply creative digital solutions to age-old global problems, one thing becomes clearer: when we work together, invite and nurture diversity, and encourage everyone to contribute, we speed the pace of social change exponentially.

STAR Plus Kicks Off 'Nayi Soch' Campaign to Salute Star Cricket Players' Mothers, Push Agenda for Indian Women

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21st Century Fox's STAR India has long been an example of a company that embeds purpose in what it does, in particular when it comes to advancing the societal roles of women and girls.

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