"Without representation you lack the awareness and the prioritization of important areas just by their absence. Having diversity in the boardroom offers fresh perspectives that empower us to think differently about how we speak to our diverse consumer base and how we cultivate a diverse company of employees.
Many of us have come to realize that racial equity requires much more than intentional conversations and thoughtful grants. These are important efforts and should not be discounted, but they are not panaceas. There is a moral imperative to address the disparities experienced by Black and Brown men and especially women in the US with action and systems change.
by Danielle Burns, Head of Business Development at CNote
After college, I started to work in a meaningful career and my passion began to shift towards creating an environment for myself that I could be proud of and fully support. I started to think more holistically about money. How would it contribute not only to my life but to the lives of others around me? I wanted my money to support both the tangible and intangible needs and desires. I also knew that I didn’t want to be defined by money whether in the red or black.
Charlene Wheeless recognized for professional achievements and contributions to the community by The Network Journal
RESTON, Va., March 29, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Bechtel, a global leader in engineering, procurement, and construction, today announced that Charlene Wheeless, principal vice president for Global Corporate Affairs, has been honored as one of the “25 Influential Black Women in Business” by The Network Journal, New York's leading Black professional and small-business magazine. Ms.
After earning her MBA from the University of Michigan, Pilar Cruz joined Cargill in 2002 instead of returning to a banking position in her native Colombia. She has risen through the management ranks at Cargill and held leadership positions for the company in Canada, Costa Rica, Nicaragua and England.
The job of a lifetime is something most aspire to but, for some, the fantasy simply is much too difficult to even comprehend.
Brown is a 21-year veteran of the automotive industry, and she has spent 18 of those years at Volkswagen Group of America (VWGoA). There she found the “job of a lifetime,” despite being a woman in a male-dominated industry.
Today, as Brown serves as Volkswagen’s Diversity and Inclusion Consultant, her passion for diversity and inclusion is fulfilled daily.