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Four Ways T. Rowe Price Is Coming Together for Change on Behalf of LGBTQ+ Equality

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It’s been over 50 years since the Stonewall Uprising, six days of protest and civil unrest inflamed by a police raid of a New York City gay bar, The Stonewall Inn. This event is seen as the catalyst for the LGBTQ+ rights movement in the U.S. Since Stonewall, significant steps toward equality for the LGBTQ+ community have been made, but challenges remain.

T. Rowe Price is cognizant of these challenges and is committed to advocating for systemic change and fostering an environment where associates across the globe can bring their full selves to work.

Clarivate Pledges to Advance Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging

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“Our commitment to addressing diversity and inclusion is not just a competitive or reputational issue, but a societal issue where CEOs and corporate leaders can and should play a critical role in driving real change.”

Ketan Patel, VP Cortellis, Product Platform

Since launching our company’s values in 2018, ‘value every voice’ has become one of our core tenets.

Promoting Inclusion and Diversity Among Employees

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Qualcomm continued to expand its programs and activities promoting our inclusive and diverse culture among employees globally. GID’s support extends to our eight strong and vibrant Employee Networks (ENs), which added eight chapters globally while also increasing their domestic membership. Among domestic ENs, our African and African American Diversity (QAAAD) EN increased its membership more than 170 percent.

Building a Pipeline of Diverse Talent at Qualcomm

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We are committed to continuously building a pipeline of diverse talent.

Qualcomm actively seeks and recruits diverse candidates for positions at the company. Diverse teams, built around different perspectives, experiences and skill sets, fuel creativity and innovation. We’re developing leaders and shaping future talent pools to help us meet the needs of our diverse customers worldwide. This means we’re taking a broad approach to finding diverse candidates.

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The Boston Club Recognizes Alkermes plc and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts With First President's Award

Two organizations with presence in the greater Boston area honored for their commitment to gender diversity in the workplace
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BOSTON, May 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Alkermes plc and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts are the recipients of The Boston Club’s first President’s Award, recognizing organizations that are leaders in supporting the advancement of women in the C-suite and boardroom, but whose corporate structure does not meet the specific research methodology used by the Club in its annual census of public companies.

Comcast NBCUniversal Named a Top 10 Company on DiversityInc's Top 50 List

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We are pleased to announce that for the fourth year in a row, Comcast NBCUniversal has been honored as a top 10 company on DiversityInc’s Top 50 list as one of the nation’s most inclusive companies, placing #6 overall.

In addition, Comcast NBCUniversal was honored on 11 of DiversityInc’s 2021 Specialty Lists, including being honored as the #1 Company for Talent Acquisition for Women of Color:

Medtronic Receives Its Highest-Ever Ranking on DiversityInc Top 50 List

Medtronic jumped to # 11 on this year’s list, the company’s highest-ever ranking from DiversityInc
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Medtronic jumped to # 11 on this year’s DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity, the company’s highest-ever ranking on the list. And it ranked # 3 on the Top Companies for Supplier Diversity list, also a highest-ever ranking for the company. Medtronic’s move from # 33 in 2020 to # 11 in 2021 on the overall list is one of the largest jumps of any company in the Top 50.

Groundbreaking New Fund Launches to Support Women in Global Value Chains

An innovative funding model will lift up local solutions and build long-term resilience for women workers and communities.
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WASHINGTON, May 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - A first-of-its-kind collaborative funding initiative, the Resilience Fund for Women in Global Value Chains, launches today, bringing together corporate investors, foundations, and NGO partners to invest in the health, safety, and economic resilience of the women who form the backbone of global value chains.

Purnima Padmanabhan: Passion Principle

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Title: VP and general manager, cloud automation, VMware
 
Base of operations: Palo Alto, Calif.
 
Time at VMware: 5 years
 
How has your career journey evolved over the years?
I have been in the technology game pretty much right from the beginning. I actually started in the chip industry back in the 90s. I was doing chip design and then worked for a startup company. That's when I got very interested in entrepreneurship and building companies, so I went back to business school.
 

The Voice of Leadership: Women in Wildlife in Zambia

Supporting women’s involvement in community governance structures and natural resource management decision making
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Tetra Tech’s Patricia Malasha shares how establishing community resource boards to manage natural resources can increase women’s participation and create opportunities for leadership. In honor of International Women’s Day 2021, Patricia notes that women are underrepresented in decision-making but don’t need to be.

This post originally ran on LandLinks.

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