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Reflecting on Women's History Month at Hershey

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When I joined The Hershey Company as an Associate Brand Manager in 2019, I knew I wanted to impact both the business and the people. I was a freshly-MBAed marketer with diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) on her mind. Within six months, I threw myself into two things that fill my energy tank to the brim: recruiting and empowering women through joining the recruitment team and Women's Business Resource Group (WBRG).

Our Diversity, Our Strength: Cummins Employee Recognizes World Autism Day

by Chris Sowers, EBU Operational Engineering
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To celebrate and bring awareness to World Autism Day on April 2, Chris Sowers, EBU Operational Engineering, shares his perspective on why this day is close to his heart and the importance of providing people with Autism Spectrum Disorder the tools they need to succeed in a truly diverse, equitable and inclusive environment.

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To celebrate and bring awareness to World Autism Day on April 2, Chris Sowers, EBU Operational Engineering, shares his perspective on why this day is close to his heart and the importance of providing people with Autism Spectrum Disorder the tools they need to succeed in a truly diverse, equitable and inclusive environment.

Airbnb's Maria Cuba: “The Olympic Games Are a Global Stage to Show That Women Belong at the Top”

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In the latest interview in our series highlighting the fight for gender equality, Maria Cuba, Senior Diversity and Belonging Business Partner at Worldwide Olympic Partner Airbnb, talks about the company’s ongoing initiatives to nurture female talent and enable women to move into senior roles.

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In the latest interview in our series highlighting the fight for gender equality, Maria Cuba, Senior Diversity and Belonging Business Partner at Worldwide Olympic Partner Airbnb, talks about the company’s ongoing initiatives to nurture female talent and enable women to move into senior roles.

Bringing Benefits of Solar to Disadvantaged Communities

Southern California Edison is seeking solar and energy developers for two clean energy projects.
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In communities experiencing economic burdens and the harmful health effects from air and other environmental pollution, solar energy can help residents save money while also helping the environment.

National Diversity Council Receives $500,000 Grant from USAA For New Career and Professional Programs

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HOUSTON, April 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The National Diversity Council has been awarded a $500,000 grant from USAA to increase access to internship opportunities for students of color and to create an executive diversity certification program to train senior leaders in organizations nationwide.

Engaging for Engineering Advancement in America's HBCUs

By Dr. Doug Baney | Corporate Director of Education
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Historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) play an essential role in higher education for African American engineering students in the United States. The Higher Education Act of 1965 defined HBCUs and their principal mission for the education of Black Americans. According to the National Center for Education Statistics1, there are approximately 300,000 HBCU students, with African American students comprising 76% of enrollment.

UNCF Dallas Recognizes Kimberly-Clark Foundation for Helping Students Achieve College Success

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The Kimberly-Clark Foundation proudly accepted the 2021 Masked Award last month during the Dallas United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Mayor’s Masked Ball. The black-tie gala is an annual signature fundraising event that raises thousands of dollars for North Texas minority students so they can achieve college success.

JetBlue Celebrates Earth Month by Announcing Meaningful, Short-term Actions to Advance Decarbonization Efforts and Benefit its Communities

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-- JetBlue Sets Ambitious and Comprehensive Environmental Social Governance (ESG) Targets, Focuses on Achieving Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2040, Expanding Usage of Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF), Increasing Representation in Leadership and Robust ESG Governance  --

-- As part of its annual GreenUp® Environmental Campaign, JetBlue is Encouraging Customers and Crewmembers to Lessen their Individual Impact and Participate in the Great Global Clean Up in Partnership with EARTHDAY.ORG --

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-- JetBlue Sets Ambitious and Comprehensive Environmental Social Governance (ESG) Targets, Focuses on Achieving Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2040, Expanding Usage of Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF), Increasing Representation in Leadership and Robust ESG Governance  --

-- As part of its annual GreenUp® Environmental Campaign, JetBlue is Encouraging Customers and Crewmembers to Lessen their Individual Impact and Participate in the Great Global Clean Up in Partnership with EARTHDAY.ORG --

$200,000 Grant From KeyBank Will Help People With Disabilities Use Art to Express Themselves

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Expressing yourself is not always easy. Sometimes, it can be hard to find the right words, paint the right picture or sing the right note. For people living with disabilities, expressing themselves can be even more of a challenge. A program in Jamestown, NY that has long helped people living with disabilities use art for expressing will grow further, thanks to a $200,000 grant from KeyBank, in partnership with the First Niagara Foundation.

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