January 23, 2019

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HACR Announces Addition of Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers as Its Newest Coalition Member

Published: Jan 18, 2019 – 12:50 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Jan. 18 /CSRwire/ - The Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) is pleased to announce the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) has joined HACR as its newest coalition member organization effective January 1, 2019. SHPE is the nation's largest and most...

Raffa-Marcum to Kick-Off 2019 Mentoring Program for Women Entrepreneurs

Published: Dec 20, 2018 – 01:30 PM EST

NEW YORK, Dec. 20 /CSRwire/ - Marcum LLP announced today that on January 15 it will host a special kick-off event in its Washington, D.C., office for a mentoring program designed to support women entrepreneurs from around the world. Entering its second year,...

Long Island City Community Leader Cynthia Davis Receives the 2018 UNFCU Foundation Women’s Empowerment Award

Published: Dec 18, 2018 – 10:30 AM EST

NEW YORK, Dec. 18 /CSRwire/ - The UNFCU Foundation recently honored Cynthia Davis, Director of Outreach for The Floating Hospital's Community Health Center, with its 2018 Women's Empowerment Award. During a reception hosted by the UNFCU Foundation at the Columbus Citizens Foundation in...

ZS Partners With Working for Women to Help Elevate Underserved Women in the Workforce

Published: Dec 18, 2018 – 09:00 AM EST

EVANSTON, Ill., Dec. 18 /CSRwire/ - In a move to support women in the workforce and to amplify the impact of employee volunteer efforts, professional services firm ZS has become the first corporate partner of Working for Women (W4W), a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization...

Asanko Gold Launches the Women in Mining “Botae Pa Initiative”

Published: Oct 23, 2018 – 12:22 PM EST

VANCOUVER, Oct. 23 /CSRwire/ - (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Asanko Gold Inc. ("Asanko" or the "Company") (TSX, NYSE American:AKG) is pleased to announce the launch of the Asanko Women in Mining "Botae Pa Initiative" at the Asanko Gold Mine ("AGM") in Ghana, West Africa....

Girl Scouts of the USA and Discovery Education Launch National Initiative to Inspire Young Girls to Pursue Careers in STEM

Published: Oct 15, 2018 – 09:40 AM EST

SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 15 /CSRwire/ - Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA), the preeminent leadership development organization for girls, and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, today announced Girls Get STEM: Unleash Your Inner...

HP, the Clooney Foundation for Justice, UNICEF and Google.org Shine Spotlight on Education

Published: Oct 11, 2018 – 12:35 PM EST

News highlights: On International Day of the Girl, HP is launching a new film showcasing the impact of technology on education, spotlighting Syrian refugees and Lebanese students. The new film highlights how HP, the Clooney Foundation for Justice, UNICEF and Google.org are partnering...

Celebrities and Activists Join Journalist Marianne Schnall to Highlight Women’s Political Leadership

Published: Oct 10, 2018 – 03:03 PM EST

NEW YORK, Oct. 10 /CSRwire/ - At a time when women are rising up to run for office in record numbers, and we head towards a pivotal mid-term election, today, journalist Marianne Schnall announced two timely initiatives to highlight the need for women's...

Mondelēz International Expands Women’s Empowerment Plans in Cocoa Communities

Published: Oct 04, 2018 – 09:00 AM EST

Oxfam praises Mondelēz International's commitment and consistent contribution to women's empowerment New action plans will empower more than 100,000 women in over 1,000 communities in four countries

Working Mother Names OppenheimerFunds as One of the 2018 “100 Best Companies”

Published: Sep 25, 2018 – 01:00 PM EST

NEW YORK, Sep. 25 /CSRwire/ - OppenheimerFunds, a leading global asset manager, was included on Working Mother's annual list of the 2018 "100 Best Companies" for working mothers. The firm was recognized for its programs that aim to promote the advancement of women;...

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