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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...

Goldberg Gives Keynote at ILO Women in Business Conference

Published: Jun 02, 2017 – 09:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, Jun. 02 /CSRwire/ - USCIB Senior Counsel Ronnie Goldberg was a keynote speaker at an ILO Latin American Regional Conference on Women in Business and Management, held on May 23 in Lima, Peru. Over 300 attendees were drawn from virtually every...

OppenheimerFunds Named by Working Mother as One of the Best Companies for Multicultural Women

Published: May 16, 2017 – 06:00 PM EST

NEW YORK, May 16 /CSRwire/ - OppenheimerFunds was today named one of the Best Companies for Multicultural Women by Working Mother magazine. The honor recognizes U.S. companies that create and use best practices in hiring, retaining and promoting women of color. The Working...

The Seleni Institute Receives Landmark Funding From the Hope & Grace Fund

Published: May 05, 2017 – 04:05 PM EST

NEW YORK , May 05 /CSRwire/ - The Seleni Institute announced today the receipt of a grant of $92,617 from the hope grace fund, a project of the New Venture Fund in partnership with philosophy inc., the global women's skin care brand. The...

Covestro Employees Named ‘Women in Manufacturing STEP Ahead Award’ Recipients

Published: Apr 20, 2017 – 02:37 PM EST

PITTSBURGH, Apr. 20 /CSRwire/ - In recognition of their contributions to advancing women in manufacturing, Covestro employees Rebecca Lucore and Paige Kassalen will be honored today as recipients of the "Women in Manufacturing STEP Ahead Awards," presented by The Manufacturing Institute at the...

Apr 14, 2017 – U.S.-India CSR Symposium: Making Economies Work for Women and Youth

Event Posted: Apr 07, 2017 – 11:51 AM EST

Join the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and U.S.-India Business Council on April 14 to discuss best practices in promoting economic empowerment for women and youth in India. Sponsors include Abbott, Amway, and Walmart. Featured speakers include: Krish Iyer, President CEO, Walmart India...

Top WBENC Consumer Companies Join Together for the First Time in Collective Initiative to Source from Women-Owned Businesses

Published: Mar 30, 2017 – 12:00 PM EST

BENTONVILLE, Ark., Mar. 30 /CSRwire/ - Walmart announced today that they are one of nine corporations joining in a collaborative effort to track and report sourcing from self-identified and certified women-owned businesses (WOBs) over the next five years. This marks the first time...

Raffa Companies Launch Mentoring Program to Empower Women Leading Change Around the Globe

Published: Mar 07, 2017 – 12:25 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C. , Mar. 07 /CSRwire/ - With the launch of the Empowering Vital Leaders Initiative, Raffa's new global e-mentoring partnership with Vital Voices (VV), Owner/Partner, Kathy Raffa, and her mentor teams of back office/operations experts aim to take their impact with this...

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