December 15, 2019

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Francine A. LeFrak Honored With the UNFCU Foundation Women's Empowerment Award

Published: Dec 04, 2019 – 02:33 PM EST

NEW YORK, Dec. 04 /CSRwire/ - The UNFCU Foundation presented Francine A. LeFrak, social entrepreneur and women's rights advocate, with its 2019 Women's Empowerment Award. The award presentation was part of the annual fundraising reception hosted by UNFCU Foundation. In 2019, the Francine...

Rox Opens World’s First Multidisciplinary Research and Training Institute Focused on Girls

Published: Nov 25, 2019 – 03:56 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio,, Nov. 25 /CSRwire/ - Ruling Our eXperiences, Inc. (ROX), today announced the grand opening of the ROX Institute, a multidisciplinary research and training institute that is focused on girls, located in Columbus, OH. Courses are designed for parents, guardians and mentors,...

The Scotiabank Women Initiative™ Continues to Champion Women Entrepreneurs at She's Next, Empowered by Visa

Published: Oct 25, 2019 – 03:43 PM EST

TORONTO, Oct. 25 /CSRwire/ - The Scotiabank Women Initiative™ participated in the first Visa Canada She's Next, Empowered by Visa workshop in Toronto yesterday, a global initiative to support and champion women business owners as they build, sustain and advance their businesses. Participation...

The Allstate Foundation and Serena Williams Shine a Spotlight on a Dangerous and Often Overlooked Form of Domestic Violence

Published: Aug 22, 2019 – 11:24 AM EST

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Aug. 22 /CSRwire/ - The signs of financial abuse are often invisible, from extreme restrictions on spending to blocked access to bank accounts or ruined credit. Nearly 50% of Americans are unaware that financial abuse is a form of domestic violence,...

Turkish Restaurant Chain Breaking the Cycle of Poverty for Female Farmers

Published: Aug 07, 2019 – 01:08 PM EST

ISTANBUL, Turkey, Aug. 07 /CSRwire/ - Turkish hospitality company BigChefs, which endeavours to source its food and other products locally in Turkey, has joined Business Call to Action with a commitment to increase the number of its low income women agricultural producers to...

Sodexo Recognized by Professional WOMAN’s Magazine as a 2019 Best of the Best Company

Published: Aug 01, 2019 – 07:07 PM EST

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Aug. 01 /CSRwire/ - Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, announced today that it has been recognized in the fall issue of Professional WOMAN's Magazine (PWM) as a Top Employer, Top Supplier Diversity...

UPS Launches First-Of-Its-Kind Women Exporters Program Workshops in the U.S.

Published: Jun 28, 2019 – 11:00 AM EST

Jun. 28 /CSRwire/ - As part of its continuing efforts to create an inclusive business environment and growth opportunities for women, UPS (NYSE:UPS) has announced the launch of the Women Exporters Program workshops for U.S. businesses. The program will help women business owners...

The Scotiabank Women Initiative Continues to Deliver for Women Business Leaders

Published: Jun 24, 2019 – 03:33 PM EST

WATERLOO, ON, Jun. 24 /CSRwire/ - The Scotiabank Women Initiative™ hosted the third Un-Mentorship Boot Camp for women business leaders and entrepreneurs yesterday in Waterloo, ON. This is the latest in a series of events to provide effective education and networking opportunities for...

Tetra Tech Recognizes International Women in Engineering Day 2019

Published: Jun 24, 2019 – 03:26 PM EST

Jun. 24 /CSRwire/ - Diversity & Inclusion To celebrate International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) 2019 on June 23rd, we are highlighting Tetra Tech's female engineers from across our global operations until the end of June. We hope to raise the profiles of...

AEG’s ASCSC Foundation, National Association of Black Female Executives in Music & Entertainment (NABFEME) and Women Helping Women in Entertainment Host Sixth Annual Women in Entertainment Luncheon

Published: Jun 21, 2019 – 12:24 PM EST

Jun. 21 /CSRwire/ - The sold-out sixth annual Women in Entertainment Luncheon (Film, TV, Music, Sports, and Fashion), presented by Coca Cola, Barefoot Wine, Los Angeles Chargers, Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Lakers and City National Bank welcomed more than 250 top female...

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