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How unhealthy skepticism holds back the development of a society

Like so many countries in the world where poverty, disease, and ignorance are the norm, it is always difficult to adapt or reform based on a new technology or invention. Every product or service is received with chronic skepticism and colonial paranoia of “The white man wants to kill us!” No wonder my Nigerian government […]

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Create a society for all

Sheikh Nahayan Bin Mabarak Al Nahayan. Addressing all genders, faiths and backgrounds, and creating opportunities for determined people and marginalized communities are among the goals of Expo 2020 Dubai Tolerance and Inclusion Week as it seeks to create a society for all. Taking place from November 14 to 20 and organized in association with the […]

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American Cancer Society and Four Historically Black Colleges and Universities Announce Revolutionary Diversity in Cancer Research Agenda to Improve Diversity, Equity and Inclusion | Education

The American Cancer Society (ACS), along with four historically black medical schools, including Charles Drew Medical School, Howard University, Meharry Medical College, and Morehouse School of Medicine, have announced a groundbreaking diversity program in the cancer research (DICR) to help improve diversity, equity and inclusion in cancer research. The inaugural initiatives of the global program […]

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Introducing Citizenship in Society, the BSA’s newest badge of merit

The first new BSA Scouts Program Youth Merit Badge since 2017 is officially launched today. Called Citizenship in society, it offers Scouts opportunities to learn more about our world by encouraging them to explore information about diversity, equity, inclusion and ethical leadership – and to discover why these qualities are important in society and in […]

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Madison Historical Society presents exhibit highlighting man who made unusual masks – News-Herald

As Halloween approaches, it’s a time when masks and pumpkins are commonplace. But about 80 years ago, a Madison Township resident found a way to use face masks and pumpkins together that garnered attention both locally and nationally. Currently, the creativity and innovation demonstrated by this man, the late John Cz, is commemorated with a […]

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New Jersey Society of CPA adds scholarship for minority students

The New Jersey Society of CPAs has announced that it has added a scholarship for minorities to its academic offerings. Funded by Deloitte, the new scholarship will be open to various high school students who are considering accounting as an academic specialty. Recipients will receive $ 1,500 each. The scholarships are awarded on the basis […]

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Sustainable agriculture in modern society

October 25e, 2021, a ceremony was held to celebrate the opening of Duqm Hongtong Piping Factory, the first factory in the new Sino-Omani industrial city located 300 miles from the capital of Oman, Muscat. The factory is located in the Duqm Special Economic Zone (SEZAD), a once sparsely populated fishing village that has evolved into […]

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The coffee offers a taste of the community to the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers at Fermilab

Drinking coffee is a central part of Hispanic culture. In Central and Latin America, the word for coffee varies depending on the country where the drink is consumed. In Colombia, coffee is known as tinto; in Costa Rica, it is chorreado coffee; in Mexico, olla coffee is drunk; in Peru, it is pasado coffee; and […]

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Seismic, SV Academy and Sales Enablement Society Partner to Offer Career Opportunities in Sales Enablement to Under-Represented Candidates

With a focus on diversity, the industry’s premier empowerment training program aims to fill positions in the most prominent sales area of ​​employment. SAN DIEGO, September 28, 2021– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) –Seismic, the world leader in accreditation, in partnership with SV Academy, the leading provider of training and jobs in sales and customer success for diverse […]

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Statesman Team Wins 2021 Society for Features Journalism Awards

The American-Statesman’s Austin360 team won eight awards in the annual Excellence in Features competition at Society for Feature Film Journalism, including four top prizes, was announced this week. “We don’t do the job for the awards, but these awards make us proud of the importance of what we put in the world,” said editor Sharon […]