professional development

The Allstate Foundation Announces New Nonprofit Leadership Program with Northwestern University’s Kellogg Center for Nonprofit Management

Participants will hone skills to lead the changing nonprofit sector
Press Release

NORTHBROOK, IL, June 9, 2014 /3BL Media/– Today, The Allstate Foundation announced a unique program to develop the next generation of nonprofit leaders called Greater Good. Sixteen nonprofit leaders joined the program as a part of a year-long professional development opportunity that kicked off at Northwestern University’s Chicago campus with a three-day development and training session.

CBRE To Hold 14th Annual Women’s Networking Forum

Press Release

Chicago, IL, May 5, 2014 /3BL Media/ - More than 400 professionals from around the world will come together in Chicago next week for CBRE Group Inc.’s (CBRE) 14th annual Women’s Networking Forum. The 2014 conference, “Dare to be Extraordinary,” is expected to be the largest in the CBRE Women’s Network’s history and will feature presentations from the company’s executives and external business leaders; professional-development workshops and networking events; and a major community service project.

Helping to Close the STEM Achievement Gap Through Teacher Training on Mobile Technology



By Rose Stuckey Kirk,

Vice President of Global Corporate Citizenship and President of the Verizon Foundation

Top Workplaces, Large: 3. Caesars Entertainment Corp.



Caesars Entertainment comes in at No. 3 on the list of top workplaces in Las Vegas in the large-company category.

“It’s a big honor and something we’re very excited about,” says Jamie Stratton, human resources director of its Las Vegas properties. “We work hard every year to ensure we’re providing a great place to work.”

Victoria B. Mars Confirmed As Keynote Speaker For 2014 Great Place To Work® Conference

Board member of world leading family company to speak at annual conference
Press Release

November 21, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Mars, Incorporated announced today that Victoria B. Mars, a member of its Board of Directors will be a keynote speaker at the 2014 Great Place To Work® Conference to be held April 3-4, 2014 in New Orleans, LA. Ms.

Northrop Grumman Engineer Received Diversity Award from the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers

Jose Borges empowers the professional development of colleagues and inspires students to pursue STEM careers
Press Release

APOPKA, Fla., Nov. 6, 2013 /3BL Media /PRNewswire/ -- A Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) mechanical engineer, Jose Borges, is the recipient of this year's National Diversity STAR award from the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE). The award was presented last weekend during this year's SHPE National Conference in Indianapolis, Ind.


GlaxoSmithKline Combines Social Impact and Professional Development

By Caroline McDermott, Senior Associate Consultant, Advisory Services, Taproot Foundation

GlaxoSmithKline’s Emerging Talent Program sought an experiential learning opportunity for the future leaders of the pharmaceutical company, and saw a perfect fit in the ScopeAthon. The ScopeAthon matches business professionals with nonprofit leaders in an intensive, three-hour diagnostic session to articulate one organizational challenge facing the nonprofit, brainstorm solutions, and develop a scope of work for a project that addresses that need.

Herradura Issues $100K Challenge to Artists to Transform Tequila Oak Barrels into Works of Art

Herradura Barrel Art Collection to Benefit Creative Capital’s Professional Development Program for Artists
Press Release

LOUISVILLE, KY., September 9, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Since 1870, Tequila Herradura has been crafting what many consider to be the finest tequila in the world.

Understanding the Spectrum of Skills Based Volunteering

This is an installment of Taproot’s “Back to Basics” series, focusing on the helpful building blocks for developing a successful corporate pro bono program.

Over the past several years there has been tremendous growth in corporate pro bono service.  From the growth of new programs, to the piloting of new 


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