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Meet Roxy, A Pilot Dog

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In December, we introduced VSP Global employee Renee Emmerson and her inspiring journey. Today, we’d like to introduce Roxy, Renee’s guide dog!

Roxy, a 2-year old Black Labrador, was raised and trained by Pilot Dogs, Inc., in Columbus, Ohio. When she was ready to graduate, Pilot Dogs taught Renee and Roxy how to work together.

Here’s what Renee says about her experience:

Fox Filmmakers Lab Hosts 25 AFI Alumnae as Part of Broad Initiative to Increase Opportunities for Female Film Directors

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Fox and the American Film Institute have selected 25 of the most dynamic new voices in Hollywood to participate in the Fox Filmmakers Lab, a mentoring program designed to increase the number of female directors working in the industry.

MGM Resorts International Honored for its Support of Women-owned Businesses

MGM Resorts is the only company in Nevada and integrated resort industry to be recognized by Women’s Business Enterprise National Council as one of America’s Top Corporations
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LAS VEGAS, Jan. 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Our commitment to providing women-owned businesses with opportunities for economic participation and growth is among the reasons MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) was named one of America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises in 2016. 

Sustainable Brands Community Ignites Discourse Around the ‘Good Life’

Brand leaders will convene at SB’17 Detroit, May 22-25, to launch global initiative designed to enable the next economy
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SAN FRANCISCO, January 25, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Sustainable Brands® community will launch its largest global initiative to date at SB’17 Detroit, May 22-25, 2017.

National Diversity Council’s DiversityFIRST™ Certification Program Expands in 2017

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HOUSTON, January 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The National Diversity Council is proud to announce its 2017 DiversityFIRST™ Certification Program to be held in five locations across the Unites States. The success of past years has prompted the National Diversity Council to expand the program to Ohio and New Jersey in addition to California, Florida, and Texas.

Fox and LA Promise Fund Screen ‘Hidden Figures’ for 10,000 Girls in Los Angeles

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Nearly 10,000 young women from middle and high schools across Los Angeles County gathered at the University of Southern California’s Galen Center on January 10 for an exclusive screening of Hidden Figures, the hit film from 20th Century Fox that tells the true story of three female African American mathematicians who played crucial roles in the Space Race of the 1960’s.

Bettering the Lives of Kids with Disabilities

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In Atlas Copco Turkey, we believe it is key for us to  sustain a responsible corporate citizenship. Being aware of the crucial importance of hi-tech tools for hearing-impaired kids, on January 13th, we visited Rotary Hearing-impaired Primary School and donated two laptops that will provide high quality visuality to the school kids.

21CF and Pepsico Award $200,000 Scholarships to Women in Stem as Part of ‘The Search for Hidden Figures’ Contest

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21st Century Fox and PepsiCo, in partnership with the New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS), have named Yuna Shin from Bothell, Washington, and Joy Bualamwini from Cambridge, Massachusetts, as the two grand prize winners of “The Search for Hidden Figures,” a contest awarding scholarships to young women pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

PepsiCo and 21st Century Fox Announce the Two Grand Prize Winners in "The Search For Hidden Figures" Contest

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PURCHASE, N.Y., January 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ - PepsiCo and 21st Century Fox, in partnership with the New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS), are proud to announce the two grand prize winners from "The Search for Hidden Figures" scholarship contest.  Inspired by Fox's "Hidden Figures", this program actively engaged the next generation of female leaders in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), and received more than 7,300 submissions from students across the country.

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