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‘Clean Trillion’ is New Goal for $300 Billion Woman

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The $300 billion woman is shedding her CEO title at the largest U.S. pension fund and adopting another monetary moniker: cheerleader for the “clean trillion.”

Anne Stausboll, who retires from CalPERS at the end of 2016, is urging global capital markets to remove barriers so the aggressive climate change goals agreed to by 175 global leaders in Paris can be achieved.

Mary Kay Visits Albany, New York to Lobby for Domestic Violence Prevention Legislation

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ALBANY, N.Y., May 5, 2016, /3BL Media/ - Mary Kay Independent Beauty Consultants and domestic violence prevention advocates gathered at the New York State Capitol for the New York State Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NYSCADV)’s annual Legislative Advocacy Day. The group met with lawmakers to discuss the critical importance of legislation that supports domestic violence survivors and victims. The effort is a part of Mary Kay Inc.’s ‘Lobbying for Good’ initiative.

Esteemed Motivational Speaker Lalia Rach, EdD, to Give Keynote at 10th Annual Women’s Leadership Conference

The conference, a signature event of the MGM Resorts Foundation, will celebrate its 10th anniversary Aug. 8 and 9
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LAS VEGAS, May 4, 2016 /3BL Media/ – The MGM Resorts Foundation is proud to announce Lalia Rach, EdD, as a keynote speaker at the 10th annual Women’s Leadership Conference. Hosted by MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) and the MGM Resorts Foundation, the 2016 conference will be held on August 8 & 9 at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV.

Fox Showrunners Talk Women in TV at Tribeca Film Festival: Flawed Female Characters, Getting Their Voices Heard and More

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21CF showrunners Liz Meriwether ("New Girl"), Nahnatchka Khan ("Fresh Off the Boat"), and Julie Klausner (Hulu's "Difficult People") discussed the challenges and opportunities facing women in the television industry during the Tribeca Film Festival's #DaringWomenSummit. The April 20th session spanned a range of subjects, such as the lack of female directors in Hollywood, the progress women have made in recent years, and the work that still needs to be done.

Walmart Highlights Economic Mobility for Women

By the end of FY16, the Walmart Foundation and Walmart’s global business invested in programs that provided support and training for more than 762,000 women around the world.
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The Walmart Foundation and Walmart’s global business have invested in multiple programs that provide support and training for more than 762,000 women around the world.

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The Walmart Foundation and Walmart’s global business have invested in multiple programs that provide support and training for more than 762,000 women around the world.

MetLife Foundation to support Access Academy Program at Asian University for Women

Foundation’s grant will provide more educational opportunities to socially and economically disadvantaged women
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Hong Kong, May 9, 2016 /3BL Media/ – The Asian University for Women (AUW) and MetLife Foundation announced today that MetLife Foundation will support AUW’s collegiate bridge-year program – Access Academy. This one-year flagship program helps prepare students for AUW’s rigorous, American-style undergraduate studies and also aims to recruit talented women who may have had limited access to high quality education.

Microsoft Announces YouthSpark Grants to 100 Nonprofit Partners in 55 Countries

Sparking opportunity for all youth around the globe
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Sometimes all it takes is a spark: that one class, that one teacher, that one project which makes a difference. It can change the lives of young students who may have had little opportunity to excel, or perhaps even to complete high school, to enable them to become successful engineers, entrepreneurs or computer scientists. This is the inspiration behind our global YouthSpark initiative.

Earth Week Guest Post: Our Future Flies on the Wings of Pollinators

By Laurie Davies Adams, executive director, Pollinator Partnership www.pollinator.org
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By Laurie Davies Adams, executive director, Pollinator Partnership
www.pollinator.org

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