ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., September 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ - AISES announced today that the W.K. Kellogg Foundation has awarded a $962,500 general operating grant to increase the representation of Indigenous peoples in North America and the Pacific Islands in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) education and careers. Over the next three years, grant funds will strengthen and build the AISES internal capacity to produce and use data and knowledge in advancing its work.
HOUSTON, Texas, August 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Texas Diversity Council (NDC) will kick off its Legal Diversity Summit, “Raising the Bar: Legal Diversity in Action,” announcing the 2021 Top Women Lawyers and General Counsel on Tuesday, Sept. 28 from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. virtually via Zoom. The event will recognize and celebrate a distinctive list of female lawyers who impact the legal industry and mold the future of the legal system with their insight and leadership.
MIAMI, August 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Council for Latino Workplace Equity (CLWE), an initiative under the National Diversity Council, will host the Sixth Annual National Latino Leadership Conference from September 14th-September 15th via Whova/Zoom. This year’s theme is "The Rise, Power, and Influence of Latino Leaders".
As we've grown, so have our efforts to recruit, support, and celebrate women in science, healthcare, engineering and beyond.
Growing up as a young Black girl with a life-threatening illness, Bre Jacobs found herself in a revolving door of doctors’ offices — but none of the healthcare professionals ever looked like her. To understand her condition, reduce the stress on her family, and take control of her own health, Bre dove into medical journals. That activity sparked a passion for scientific knowledge that drives Bre to this day. Now a Medtronic Senior Research Program Manager, Bre still can’t help but wonder: "Where would I be if, earlier on, I had met someone like me in this field?
Dr. Rahsaan Harris, Citizens Committee for New York City
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Join us for a conversation with Dr. Rahsaan Harris, CEO of Citizens Committee for NYC (CitizensNYC), a micro-funding organization that provides support to community leaders on the front lines of change in their own neighborhoods. Hear what it was like for Rahsaan to assume his position as CEO in March 2020 right as New York went into lockdown, how he drove meaningful change during the pandemic, and why he believes many elements of pandemic era philanthropy and work culture should remain in place.
Hear from Yusuf George of JUST Capital, the only independent nonprofit that tracks, analyzes, and engages with large corporations and their investors on how they perform on the issues Americans care about most. Yusuf recaps findings from JUST Capital’s Corporate Racial Equity Tracker and recommendations for how corporate leaders can act on DEI commitments as outlined in the CEO Blueprint for Racial Equity.
“This Pride month is about legacy. It’s about the sheer gift of existence and survival when sometimes you’re going up against a society that would prefer that you’re not you. It’s about gratitude for the strides we've made towards equality and paying it forward.”
Booz Allen Associate and GLOBE+ Co-Chair Dominique Chamely
“We are who we are, we’re here, and we’re bringing our full selves not just to the parade but to work, too.”
The Allstate Foundation joins Common Impact for a countrywide day of skills-based volunteering
BROOKLYN, N.Y. and NORTHBROOK, Ill., June 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ - – A new partnership between Common Impact, the nonprofit pioneer in skills-based volunteering, and The Allstate Foundation aims to provide big help for racial equity nonprofits. On June 23, Allstate professionals across the country will collaborate with nonprofits dedicated to building a more equitable society for The Allstate Foundation Day of Service to Advance Racial Equity.
As the United States officially passed a bill establishing Juneteenth as a federal holiday last week, Booz Allen was busy commemorating and celebrating the day of freedom as a firm. Two events, organized by the firm’s African American Network (AAN), brought together employees from across the country to connect, celebrate and reflect. Highlights follow.