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EAC supports changes to narrow race and gender savings gaps

The ERISA Advisory Board released a 72-page summary report offering recommendations for closing retirement savings gaps based on race, ethnicity and gender. As part of its 2021 study topics, the Council examined the underlying causes of gaps in retirement security for people of color, ethnic minorities and women, and considered the challenges these groups face. […]

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Understanding equality in light of gender bias in society

Understanding equality in light of gender bias in society © Rawpixelimages Alison Kriel, Founder, Beyond educationdescribes the importance of understanding equality in light of gender bias in society A child’s journey through the world of limiting beliefs and gendered attitudes begins at gender reveal parties or the putting on of a blue or pink bonnet […]

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PMI® Global Megatrends 2022 Reveals Society’s Biggest Challenges Affecting the Path Project Professionals Take to Deliver Impact

PHILADELPHIA CREAM–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Project Management Institute (PMI) has released its Global Megatrends 2022 report, an analysis of the global forces that are having a significant impact on society and the project management profession today. Global Megatrends 2022 helps project professionals understand the rapidly changing world and the global context in which they work so they […]

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Society 1 and ApolloMed support the AAPI community at the Holiday Broadway concert | News

LOS ANGELES – (BUSINESS WIRE) – January 5, 2022– Society 1, an exclusive membership club, has been making waves lately by supporting and gaining support from notable Asian American companies. More recently, Company 1 welcomed ApolloMed to its prestigious list of corporate members. ApolloMed, led by two Asian American co-CEOs, hosted valuable employees, partners and […]

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Society 1 and ApolloMed support the AAPI community at the Holiday Broadway concert | Business

LOS ANGELES – (BUSINESS WIRE) – January 5, 2022– Society 1, an exclusive membership club, has been making waves lately by supporting and gaining support from notable Asian American companies. More recently, Company 1 welcomed ApolloMed to its prestigious list of corporate members. ApolloMed, led by two Asian American co-CEOs, hosted valuable employees, partners and […]

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Society 1 and ApolloMed stand together for the AAPI community at the Holiday Broadway Concert

Enter Wall Street with StreetInsider Premium. Claim your one week free trial here. Tony and Grammy Award winner John Lloyd Young was on hand to spread the joy and raise awareness LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Society 1, an exclusive members club, has been making waves lately by supporting and gaining support from notable Asian American-led companies. More […]

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Society 1 and ApolloMed support the AAPI community at the Holiday Broadway concert

Tony and Grammy Award winner John Lloyd Young was on hand to spread joy and raise awareness LOS ANGELES, January 5, 2022– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Society 1, an exclusive membership club, has been making waves lately by supporting and gaining support for Asian businesses run by Asian Americans. More recently, Company 1 welcomed ApolloMed to […]

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Being more inclusive pays off for this IEEE society

Small changes over time can lead to big results, the saying goes. A good example is the concerted effort of IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Company began over two decades ago to become a more welcoming and inclusive environment for women and members outside of the United States. Since 2012, the company has increased the number […]

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Oak Ridge 85 receives an award from the American Nuclear Society

The recognition comes 66 years after the Oak Ridge 85s became the first black students to enter Southeast public schools on September 6, 1955. WASHINGTON, DC, USA – The Oak Ridge 85 and the U.S. Secretary of Energy received the American Nuclear Society (ANS) Social Responsibility in the Nuclear Community Award on Wednesday, December 1. […]

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How fear and racism form the basis of inequity in our society

Consultant Lindsey Jackson joined New Day NW to explore how racism and fear of otherness contributes to a social foundation of perpetual inequity. #newdaynw Here’s an issue that reached a boiling point in the summer of 2020 due to social unrest: racism. As human beings, there is a fear of “the other”. When we walk […]

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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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Audubon Naturalist Society to change name, citing racist namesake

Taking a Nature Black conference attendee during a sunrise meditation in the woods. Photograph reproduced with the kind permission of the ANS The main environmental organization Audubon Naturalist Society (ANS) will change its name, citing the racist reputation of 19th century naturalist John James Audubon. The American ornithologist has become a more and more controversial […]

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Student interns with the National Honor Society

Getting a head start on a future career is one of the reasons why students did an internship at EKU. RICHMOND, Ky. (WTVQ / EKU) – Getting a head start on a future career is one reason Alex Stewart, EKU senior, international business graduate from Pittsburgh, Pa., Applied for an internship nationally competitive with Alpha […]

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IEEE Computer Society Diversity and Inclusion Fund

“The 75th anniversary has provided an excellent opportunity not only to reflect on our past, but also to envision the future of the Computer Society,” said the President of the IEEE Computer Society. Forrest shull. “We are committed to taking action now to benefit how the organization grows and serves its increasingly diverse membership community. […]

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Hennessy unveils in 2021 the inaugural members of “Never Stop Never Settle Society”, an initiative for black entrepreneurs

NEW YORK, NY – Hennessy announced the selection of twenty esteemed inaugural members inducted today into the “Never Stop Never Settle Society,” a $ 1 million program to advocate for the next generation of black entrepreneurs. The initiative was introduced in March 2021 to support a more equitable landscape for inclusive business growth and development. […]

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Unilever’s Aline Santos named Marketing Society Leader of the Year

Aline Santos, Brand Manager and Head of Diversity and Equity Inclusion at Unilever, was named Marketing Leader of the Year by The Marketing Society. Santos has been recognized for leading Unilever’s global marketing capabilities effortlessly and with inspiration throughout the pandemic, as well as for challenging gender stereotypes and ethnic prejudices throughout her career. Santos […]

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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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About the Council | Asian society

The Global Talent and Diversity Council (GTDC) is a member-driven working group that meets quarterly and seeks to raise awareness of the importance of nurturing Asian talent and diversity in the business community around the world. , acts as a go-to business resource for exposing cutting-edge, innovative and applicable best practices and trends that drive […]

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Reopening of MoMA: Will a New Direction Help Unite a Diverse Society?

When the Museum of Modern Art in New York reopens on October 21 after four months of construction, its galleries should look very different. The presentation of MoMA’s permanent collection and temporary exhibitions will include more works of art by women and artists of color. This change is part of efforts by museums across the […]