December 15, 2017

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CBRE Hosts Women Leaders at "Power of We" Conference

Published: Nov 20, 2017 – 01:21 PM EST

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 20 /CSRwire/ - CBRE hosted its first "Power of WE" Conference on November 14-15 in Nashville, Tennessee. The Power of WE, which stands for Women Excelling, was organized by the CBRE Women's Network for the company's most senior business women...

Allstate Foundation Purple Purse Challenge® Raises $4.18 Million for Domestic Violence Programs

Published: Nov 20, 2017 – 11:28 AM EST

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Nov. 20 /CSRwire/ - Recent headlines about harassment and violence offer a reminder of the everyday reality faced by a larger group of U.S. women: those trapped in abusive domestic relationships. Without financial resources, these women can't escape, care for themselves...

INDIGENOUS Campaigns to End Violence Against Women in Peru, and the World

Published: Nov 14, 2017 – 03:27 PM EST

SEBASTOPOL, Calif., Nov. 14 /CSRwire/ - The global movement toward gender equality is incomplete without addressing the fashion industry's supply chain violence against women. 75% of garment workers are women, and violence is a widespread epidemic. The right to live free from violence...

Raffa Leads the Industry on Empowering Women Leaders

Published: Oct 24, 2017 – 02:28 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Oct. 24 /CSRwire/ - Raffa, P.C. named #1 on Top 100 INSIDE Public Accounting 2017 list for firms with the highest percentage of females in the partnerships ranks and Raffa's top female leader wins multiple awards for doing more. Kathy Raffa, president...

FCA US “Women of Color” Gain Recognition at Annual STEM Event

Published: Oct 09, 2017 – 12:25 PM EST

* Seventeen FCA US women earn awards for excellence in managerial and technical leadership * Awards underscore Company’s commitment to develop diverse employees and to promote careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) * The Women of Color Conference is the only...

OppenheimerFunds Named as One of the Best Companies for Working Mothers

Published: Sep 26, 2017 – 02:30 PM EST

NEW YORK, Sep. 26 /CSRwire/ - OppenheimerFunds, a leading global asset manager, was today named by Working Mother magazine as one of the 2017 Working Mother 100 Best Companies. The firm was recognized for its programs that aim to promote the advancement of...

ViiV Healthcare Awards $1 Million in Grants for Positive Action for Women in the U.S.

Published: Sep 05, 2017 – 09:00 AM EST

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Sep. 05 /CSRwire/ - ViiV Healthcare announced $1 million in grants for Positive Action for Women (PAFW), a pilot initiative that supports innovative, forward-thinking community collaborations that break down isolation and stigma for cis- and transgender women of color...

LGC Announces Incoming Board President Connie L. Lindsey, Fellow Since 2001

Published: Jul 28, 2017 – 01:01 PM EST

CHICAGO, Jul. 28 /CSRwire/ - Leadership Greater Chicago is proud to announce its incoming Board President, Connie L. Lindsey, Executive Vice President and Head of Corporate Social Responsibility and Global Diversity Inclusion at Northern Trust. Her two-year term as Board President will begin...

Kiva and Bank of America Launch Partnership to Accelerate Women’s Entrepreneurship Around the Globe

Published: Jun 13, 2017 – 06:02 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Jun. 13 /CSRwire/ - Bank of America and Kiva, the world's largest crowdfunding platform for social good, have joined forces to support women's entrepreneurship through the "Women's Entrepreneurship Fund." The Fund, launched in 2016, matches, dollar-for-dollar, what Kiva's citizen lenders provide...

Sharon French and Heidi Heikenfeld to Speak at Forbes Women’s Summit

Published: Jun 08, 2017 – 11:35 AM EST

NEW YORK, Jun. 08 /CSRwire/ - OppenheimerFunds' Head of Beta Solutions, Sharon French and Heidi Heikenfeld, OppenheimerFunds Portfolio Manager of the Emerging Markets Innovators Fund will both present at the fifth annual Forbes Women's Summit on June 13, 2017. French will participate as...

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