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From California to Alabama, Rachel Ryan, Haley Toporowski, Claire Kelly Doyle and Angelina McArthur work (almost) coast to coast within GP’s corrugated business.  Over the last year, these employees (and many more in the business) have found different ways to share knowledge, learn new skills and expand their networks.

Taking a Stand: American Advocates for LGBTQ Rights and Hate Crimes Legislation

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FORT WORTH, Texas, April 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ — American joined with dozens of other Texas-based companies today in an open letter to state lawmakers, making clear the airline supports the inclusion of LGBTQ people in nondiscrimination laws and opposes any effort to exclude the LGBTQ community from full civil rights protections under the law. The effort was led by Texas Competes, a coalition of businesses aligned on ensuring a fair and welcoming Texas for LGBTQ people.

Franklin Templeton Celebrates Women's History Month

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Franklin Templeton’s Women at FT business resource group (BRG), in partnership with its specialist investment organizations, hosted more than 30 events to honor International Women’s Day (IWD) and Month.

“I am delighted by all the support and commitment for Women’s History Month. Each of the over 30 events around the world, and the many other ways to engage throughout the month, made a significant impact on all of us,” said Rosie Bueti, FT Project Manager and global lead the Women at FT BRG.

Podcast: The Gender Lens of Forced Labour

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In the latest episode of the CGF Sustainability Podcast, host Louise Chester is joined by Veronika Pountcheva, Global Director of Corporate Responsibility and Senior Vice President at METRO AG and co-chair of the CGF’s Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour. To mark Women’s History Month, Veronika speaks about gender-based violence, how this ties in with the issue of forced labour, and what our industry can do to help vulnerable, female workers in its supply chain.

Women in Climate Tech Launches Campaign, “Splash Mob” in Support of the Women and Climate Change Act of 2021

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DURHAM, N.C., April 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ --  Today, Women in Climate Tech launched a campaign in support of The Women and Climate Change Act of 2021 (H.R. 260) introduced by Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA). The goal of the campaign is to highlight that women are:

Engaging Women and Underrepresented Minorities in STEM Fields

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Diversity drives innovation and sparks fresh thinking, creativity and breakthrough ideas that are the lifeblood of our business and our industry. To this end, we support STEM education programs that aim to increase diversity within STEM fields. Our programs have a strong focus on supporting women and underrepresented minorities. We implement many different programs in the communities where we live and work, with the objective of ensuring STEM education is accessible to all.

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Special Episode: Redefine Your Comfort Zone

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Carla speaks with Women’s Venture Capital Fund founder Edith Dorsen and Reggie Van Lee, Partner and Chief Transformation Officer of the Carlyle Group about their success with the Womens VC Fund and the value of investing in companies with diverse leadership.

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Carla speaks with Women’s Venture Capital Fund founder Edith Dorsen and Reggie Van Lee, Partner and Chief Transformation Officer of the Carlyle Group about their success with the Womens VC Fund and the value of investing in companies with diverse leadership.

Hall of Femme 2021

Hormel Foods Vice President of Corporate Communications Wendy Watkins inducted into the PRWeek Hall of Femme class of 2021
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April 9, 2021 /3BL Media/ - For its sixth Hall of Femme class, PRWeek inducts a record 28 honorees who are the guiding lights within the industry.

The Hall of Femme Class of 2021 has been expanded to recognize the tremendous women who stepped up to the plate in the past year and decades prior.

Many of them cite “mom” as one of their chief mentors.

All of them are sending the elevator back down to help younger versions of themselves succeed in competitive environments.

Oportun Announces Statement of Support for The Equality Act (H.R.5)

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SAN CARLOS, Calif., April 8, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Oportun (Nasdaq: OPRT), a financial services company that leverages its digital platform to provide hardworking people with responsible, affordable, and credit-building alternatives to payday and auto title loans, today published a statement of support for the Equality Act (H.R.5).

Alliance Data Leadership Discuss Gender Equality in the Workplace to Close Women's History Month

Leaders have conversation on equality, allyship at internal panel discussion
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Women’s History Month is a time to celebrate the accomplishments of women and to recognize the importance of elevating female voices in today’s workplace and society as a whole.

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