Research shows that when women have control over their incomes, they invest in the health, education and well-being of their families. They also tend to reach out to propel other women forward, creating a powerful multiplier effect that benefits all of society.
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For eighteen years, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation has recognized leading businesses whose purpose-driven work makes the world around them a better place.
[Editor's Note: Qualcomm will be speaking at the Chamber Foundation's upcoming International Women's Day Forum: The Equality Opportunity.
Please join us for a webinar hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, supported by JPMorgan Chase & Co., where representatives from University of North Carolina Center for Community Capital and nonprofit Leaders in Financial Technology (nLIFT) will discuss the potential for technology innovation in the financial services sector – fintech – to increase financial inclusion in the United States.
As consumers become more socially conscious, they are drawn to companies that pursue purpose, not just profit. Investing in women can serve as a promising way of optimizing business operations, attracting new customers, and improving livelihoods.
Meet Nadege: Nadege lives in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti with her three children and partner.
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We are facing divisive times—from social media to politics. It has seeped into our living rooms, social media, and cubicles. Productive discussion has come to be the exception rather than the rule. Kindness is a powerful tool in shifting this paradigm. How can we affect positive change within the workplace? And can that change trickle into our communities?
Congratulations to the 2017 Best Economic Empowerment Program Finalists!