Wednesday, Oct. 11, is International Day of the Girl, a day created by the United Nations in 2012 to highlight the challenges girls face around the world. Continue reading How to celebrate International Day of the Girl
Wednesday is National Coming Out Day, which is an annual lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning, and intersex (LGBTQI) awareness day observed on Oct. 11. Continue reading National Coming Out Day 2017: 11 Quotes To Celebrate LGBT Life
Major League Baseball is starting a diversity fellowship program and will place about 20 selected candidates with teams and three with the sport’s central office. Continue reading MLB starts diversity fellowships for women, people of color
Allie B. Latimer’s pursuit of opportunities for women is legendary. She made history in 1977 when she was the first woman and the first Black person appointed General Counsel of the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), as well as the first woman to attain the GS-18 salary level at GSA, directing a staff of over 150 lawyers. After graduating from Hampton Institute, she volunteered for two years with the American Friends Service Committee, performing work in prisons and mental institutions. Continue reading Meet Allie B. Latimer – Attorney, Civil Rights Activist and Humanitarian
Southern California Minority Supplier Development Council (SCMSDC) will present 10 awards to individuals and corporations that have made exemplary achievements in supplier diversity at its Leadership Excellence Awards gala. Continue reading SCMSDC to celebrate supplier diversity excellence on October 10
The Nation’s Top 25 Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), Business Resource Groups (BRGs) and Diversity Councils were honored at the 9th Annual ERG & Council Honors Award™ luncheon celebration today at the 2017 ERG & Council Conference at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center in Orlando. Taking top honors was the General Motors Employee Resource Group, followed by the Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals Inclusion & Diversity Council and the Aramark Diversity Advisory Board. Continue reading Nation’s Top 25 Employee Resource Groups and Diversity Councils Honored at Orlando Conference
Lourdes Lopez was already a serious dance student at the prestigious School of American Ballet before she realized she could pursue a career in the art form she loved. It was while preparing a school report on what she wanted to be when she grew up that she found an article on famed New York City Ballet dancer Jacques d’Amboise. Continue reading Ballerina in Charge, Lourdes Lopez
Women working in the wind industry are on the rise.
Wind power is the number one source of renewable energy generating capacity in the country, and has made substantial gains over the last 5 years. In 2016 alone, the industry added more than 20,000 new jobs and now employs 102,000 Americans in all 50 states.
Continue reading 7 of the Fastest Growing Jobs for Women in Wind
Overcoming war and poverty, Shaesta Waiz hopes her personal struggle for the skies will inspire the next generation of women. Continue reading Afghan Refugee Completes Historic Flight Around the World
As a documentary film producer, Catherine Gray is passionate about telling the personal stories of fascinating people and the truths about what makes them tick. Last year Catherine launched a unique women’s empowerment community called 360Karma, which includes an annual Women’s Conference and weekly talk show exploring the traits of extraordinary women who have overcome adversity to find their authentic calling, become leaders in their fields and fulfilled in their lives. “Each time I’ve interviewed these powerful women, I’ve found common traits – ones that resonated with me on my own journey – ones I want to share,” she says. Continue reading Meet Catherine Gray, founder of the women’s empowerment group 360Karma