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6 Women in Leadership at Duke Energy Share Career Advice

For Women’s History Month, they want to inspire other women to keep going
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March is Women’s History Month, so we asked women at Duke Energy what they wanted to know about how to advance their careers. Then, women in leadership roles responded to their questions.

Alkermes Employee Strives to Make a Difference in Cancer Patients' Lives

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Meet Blake Finchen —an Alkermes employee driven by the memory of her father to make a meaningful difference in the lives of people living with cancer. 

When Women Succeed, We All Succeed

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International Women’s Day, annually held on the 8th March, is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women, but the day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. At Bayer, we have the privilege to co-lead our global Business Resource Group GROW which stands for Growing Representation and Opportunities for Women. In these roles, we would like to use the platform of our CEO to celebrate IWD 2021.

"Our families, our communities, and our companies are better when diversity wins"

Choose to Challenge: How Investing in Women Strengthens Families and Communities

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This year’s theme for International Women’s Day is “choose to challenge,” which encourages every one of us to call out gender bias and inequality, and to seek out and celebrate women’s achievements.

Stanley Black & Decker Names Joe Simms Chief Diversity Officer

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Stanley Black & Decker today announced that it has named Joe Simms Chief Diversity Officer.

In this role, Simms will champion a broad approach to diversity, equity and inclusion to accelerate company performance, optimize organizational culture, enhance transparency and strengthen accountability. Simms will also establish key external partnerships to enhance the company’s ecosystem of diverse sources of talent and expertise.

For Two Women, Stepping Out of Their Comfort Zone Was a Stepping Stone to Success

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Challenging yourself can be scary. For Damaris Aracil, Kimberly-Clark's logistics and distribution manager for Northern Europe, it’s just another day at work.

“Moving from your comfort zone, moving countries, changing jobs – it’s scary at the beginning, but then your body gets used to it, knows what to expect and you feel comfortable again,” said Damaris.

Hiromi Nakamura Svensson knows the feeling. Her Kimberly-Clark career has taken many twists and turns.

STEM for Girls: Shaping Women's Education and Careers in India

By Jasbir Kaur and Neha Parti
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It is well understood that Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) skills are critical to enhance employability across industries in India and around the world. The country’s National Science Foundation predicts that 80 percent of jobs in the next decade will require STEM skills, and IBM estimates that STEM careers will offer 24 percent higher pay and longevity in the future.

Pandemic Milestone: A Fresh Perspective on Group Benefits

BY RICH WILLIAMS
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Coming off the events of last year, a comprehensive benefits offering not only helps employees during a health event, but it also supports employee productivity, recruitment and retention. According to the 2020-2021 Aflac WorkForces Report, 35% of workers say improving their benefits package is the one thing their employer could do to keep them in their jobs — second only to increasing their pay. (Learn more about the survey at Aflac.com/AWR.)

2020's Health And Financial Challenges Likely To Linger

By Stephanie Shields
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After an unpredictable 2020 and with a COVID-19 vaccine in the early stages of distribution, optimism and fresh starts are the sentiments ringing true right now.

However, the health and financial challenges of 2020 will likely linger for some time. In fact, the 2020-2021 Aflac WorkForces Report found that 67% of U.S. employees experienced at least a minor financial impact because of COVID-19.

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