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A Call to Business Leaders: We Have a Job to Do This International Women’s Day

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By Benevity Founder & CEO Bryan de Lottinville

It's International Women’s Day and we are being called on to #BeBoldForChange. Why, you might ask, is a middle-aged, white male CEO writing about International Women’s Day? The truth is that I believe I am part of the problem, and I’m determined to do something about it.

Ingersoll Rand Enters Paradigm for Parity Coalition to Bring Gender Parity to Corporate Leadership by 2030

Pledge reinforces Ingersoll Rand’s commitment to increase women in leadership roles by 2020 as part of the company’s global sustainability goals launched in 2014
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DAVIDSON, N.C., March 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, joined the Paradigm for Parity℠ coalition and pledged to bring gender parity to its corporate leadership structure by 2030. The first in its industry to pledge, Ingersoll Rand has united with nearly 40 other companies in the coalition to address the corporate leadership gender gap.

Gender Budgeting: A New Approach to Financial Equality - The Minute

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There’s a new term for a radical but common sense approach to economic policy: gender budgeting. It’s a technique in which governments analyze fiscal policy by noting different effects on men and women, according to a recent article in The Economist.

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.

Living Out a Passion for Legwear

Donia's Story - Meet the people behind Gildan apparel
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Meet Donia Isidean, our Director of Product Development & Sourcing, for our legwear division in Canada. Donia has spent over 16 years growing her passion for legwear, from product development, sourcing and purchasing to marketing and merchandising. Donia can tell you everything about socks and hosiery, right from choosing the yarn combination, to the final packaging steps.

Healthcare Organizations Address C-Suite Gender Gap - The Minute

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While the Affordable Care Act hogs the healthcare news headlines, another issue is quietly getting some attention: the industry’s C-suite gender gap. Although women hold seventy-five percent of all healthcare jobs, they are just twenty-six percent of hospital CEO positions. At Fortune 500 companies in healthcare, the numbers are equally low: women make up just twenty-one percent of executive roles and twenty-one percent of board members.

Translating Tech Skills to Nonprofits by Engaging Tech Talent

What Taproot is discovering as part of our Town Hall Series
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We should have known that when we asked our community to weigh-in and help us shape the future of pro bono service, you would show up. 

How Can Pro Bono Service Cultivate Your Leaders?

What Taproot is discovering as part of our Town Hall Series
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We should have known that when we asked our community to weigh-in and help us shape the future of pro bono service, you would show up. 

Conversations with Coders: How Diversity and Collaboration Fuel Engineering Innovation

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“English isn’t my first language, and I’m a female too, which often puts me in the minority in this industry,” explains Gülru Üstündag, who was born in Ankara, Turkey. “But everyone at Bloomberg has an open mind about each other, and I work closely with people from both engineering and finance backgrounds.” At Bloomberg, she feels right at home.

Youth Optimism, Meet Opportunity: Bridging the Gap Between Young People’s Career Aspirations & Ability to Succeed

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Young people today make up the largest youth population in history. Their successes and struggles are as diverse as their personalities and aspirations. However, in all corners of the globe, this generation faces a common challenge: persistent, high rates of youth unemployment. Left unaddressed, the consequences reverberate across our cities and affect us all. When young people don’t see or have a sustainable economic path, our families and communities also suffer. In fact, the futures of cities are intrinsically tied to the economic success of young people.

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