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New La Jolla Historical Society Exhibit Will Feature Science-Inspired Art

Using science to inspire art and art to bring scientific inquiry to the masses, the La Jolla Historical Society will open the “Trifecta: Art, Science, Patron” exhibit on Saturday, September 25. The showcase, curated by Chi Essary, includes works by 10 regional artists who explored research conducted at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in […]

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Inclusive society seen through the Paralympic Games and expectation of an inclusive Tokyo: Miki Matheson

Paralympic Games gold and silver medalist Miki Matheson educates young students about the Paralympic Games aim to promote an inclusive society through sport. The vision of the Paralympic Games as a sporting event for people with disabilities creates an inclusive world through sport. An inclusive world can mean an inclusive or symbiotic society and refers […]

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Fallbrook Music Society moves to Mission Theater

FALLBROOK – Continuing its classic hit Sunday format, the Fallbrook Music Society announced its 44th annual concert season at the Fallbrook Mission Theater, featuring one of the most engaging artist lines ever scheduled. Ann Murray, Executive Director of FMS, said: “We have spent the past 12 months working hard to support our audiences with online […]

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Cultural bridges with AARP | Asian Society

Thanks to a partnership with AARP, Asia Society provides multiple entry points for communities to learn about Asian cultures, traditions and talents. Asia Society’s holistic programming educates and entertains by creating the highest quality stimulating experiences from a variety of countries, cultures, perspectives and art forms. By presenting content relevant to our community and the […]

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“Everyone is welcome”: meet Georgie Windsor and the Cambridge University Witch Society

Despite the strongly gendered and stigmatized term ‘witch’, the Cambridge University Witch Society is a safe and inclusive space for all. Georgie Windsor, an archeology student at Hughes Hall, is one of the founders of the Cambridge University Witch Society, which started this unusual society three months ago. She identifies as a witch who practices […]

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Spotify’s Roberta Pate explains how coming out can change society – Billboard

As Head of Artist and Label Partnerships for Spotify, LatAm, one of the Roberta PateS goal is to have LGBTQIA + artists represented in every music initiative. From Spotify’s Global Pride campaign to its emerging artist program, RADAR, launched in 2020. “The industry needs to reflect culture and the culture is what people (creators and […]

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Why Ellie Kemper faces the controversy over the Veiled Prophet company

The Veiled Prophet is one of the city’s oldest organizations, and Kemper was named the Rookie Queen in 1999. ST. LOUIS – Actress and St. Louis sweetheart Ellie Kemper is at the center of a new controversy over one of the city’s oldest traditions. The “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” and “The Office” star was named the […]

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Asia Society corporate survey assesses effects of COVID-19 and anti-Asian sentiment on Asia-Pacific Americans in the workplace

—Chevron and Medtronic are top employers overall for Asian Americans, survey finds— NEW YORK, NY; May 13, 2021—In an environment marked by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and rising anti-Asian sentiment in the United States, Asia Society’s new publication Asian Business Survey assesses the challenges and opportunities currently facing the Asia-Pacific American (APA) community in the […]

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Workforce diversity: the greatest asset for business and society

Provided by Prince William County The New Frontier webinar series explores the investment and growth opportunities unfolding in Prince William County, Virginia through key government initiatives such as small area planning, mixed-use zoning, reinvestment , workforce development and more. We will be placing particular emphasis on eastern Prince William County, where most of these initiatives […]

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Civil society and NGOs: key players for a sustainable future of public health

Since the 1990s, we have seen a dramatic increase in the involvement of civil society and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in global and local governance. Civil society is defined as people, institutions and organizations that aim to advance a common goal through ideas, actions and demands made on governments. Members of civil society are very diverse, […]

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Is Harriet Tubman finally heading for the $ 20 bill?

Senator Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire has not stopped fighting to put abolitionist and political activist Harriet Tubman on the $ 20 bill. And with the Biden administration’s announcement of her intention to make the long-awaited change, Tubman is set to become the first woman to be imprinted on a bill. And after years of […]

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ELEMENTS OF A FAIR SOCIETY: UNDERSTANDING THE ROLE OF EDUCATION | Brand voice

Details Human beings have a long history of struggle and resilience against natural enemies. We evolved after learning to survive in an inhospitable environment with our experiential instincts. We have now entered an era of scientific advancement where many of our inventions were inconceivable to ancient humans. But humanity still suffers from social inequalities, and […]

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How we will help build a more equitable and inclusive society

Unilever has a long history of driving social change, from improving the health and wellbeing of over a billion people to improving the livelihoods of millions as part of our Plan for a sustainable lifestyle. We are proud of these accomplishments. But we are also acutely aware that we need to do more, as the […]

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New White House Science and Technology Leader on AI, Diversity and Society

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other executives and senior executives on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit on January 12, 2022. Learn more Technologies such as artificial intelligence and human genome editing “further reveal and reflect the complex and sometimes dangerous social architecture that lies beneath the scientific advancements we pursue,” […]

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Transform Magazine: The brand’s goal for a changing society – 2020

After a year of social and political upheavals, marked by economic uncertainty, brands must put their raison d’être at the heart of their communication. Elettra Scrivo examines how major international brands are dealing with diversity, climate action and social change. The global social, political and cultural landscape has changed dramatically in 2020, and not just […]

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Royal Society of Chemistry Publishes First Diversity Analysis | New

The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) is one of the first publishers to collect and communicate data on diversity across the organization, launching its first biennial diversity report December 16. These new figures for 2020 reveal the representation of women, racial or ethnic minorities, and sexual minorities among its leadership, award and grant winners, and […]