New vice president will lead company’s interaction with trade unions, key industry groups
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., December 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Looking to bolster its steady collaboration with union contract workers, BVCI has turned to employee relations veteran Scean Cherry as its new Vice President of Labor Relations. In his new role for BVCI, Cherry will be the primary interface with local, regional and international representatives of building and construction trade unions while engaging key industry groups. BVCI is a wholly owned subsidiary of global infrastructure solutions provider Black & Veatch.
“One can hire diversity, but one cannot keep diversity without equity and inclusion.” -Bryan Kimura, Booz Allen Distinguished Engineer and 2020 SASE award-winner
Each year, the Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE) celebrates the success of Asian American and Pacific Islander scientists, engineers, and technologists who enhance their respective fields and make contributions to the global business world, academia, and their local communities.
In early October, young girls from LK Moss Elementary School in Central Georgia gathered for a day of innovation and exploration. They built a robot using only a small motor and plastic drink cups. They created animations from scratch with entry-level coding tools. Most important, they discovered new possibilities for STEM-related careers.
The activity was the latest highlight in the year-long partnership between Girls Who Code and Booz Allen’s office in Warner Robins, Georgia. Their goal? Shrink the long-standing STEM gender gap.
Before he graduated from George Washington University (GWU) with a master’s degree in public health, Chris Khanoyan volunteered to work for the Livestrong Foundation by driving his own vehicle to provide transportation for patients affected by cancer. That was when the obstacles of being deaf truly hit him. As the driver with patients, he was unable to read lips or speak with them. He struggled to communicate and fully connect with the patients he transported to and from the hospital.
Booz Allen has been a proud sponsor of Special Olympics of Virginia (SOVA) for more than a decade, and for the past several years has joined teams across the region at the organization’s annual Dulles Plane Pull. In 2019, Booz Allen was named “Most Enthusiastic Team” and was also one of the fastest teams to pull a Boeing 757 for 12 feet down the runway, winning third place.
This is the 2020 theme for Hispanic Heritage Month, an annual event that celebrates the cultures and histories of American citizens whose ancestors came from Central and South America, the Caribbean, Mexico, and Spain.
Here five employees from Booz Allen discuss their Hispanic-American identities, their families, the traditions that shape their lives, and their hopes for the future.
Protecting frontline workers and vulnerable populations. Developing new solutions to solve critical problems. Supporting communities and the safe return to work. Announced today—21 nonprofits, university projects, entrepreneurs, and startups have been selected to receive nearly $1 million in grants from the Booz Allen Foundation Innovation Fund in order to solve critical issues caused by COVID-19.
Culture, working conditions, wages, diversity—all these matter for women seeking a workplace that fosters respect, equity, and opportunity. Based on these criteria and more—Forbes has named Booz Allen to its Best Employers for Women List for 2020.
HOUSTON, August 21, 2020, /3BL Media/ – The NDC Index, an initiative of the National Diversity Council, is an annual measurement of organizational commitment to diversity and inclusion among companies in the U.S. The National Diversity Council is pleased to announce the 17 companies that participated in the inaugural 2020 NDC Index and 2019 NDC Index pilot: