2020 is an important year for the fulfillment of women’s economic empowerment and gender equality. One hundred years ago, the 19th Amendment guaranteed women’s constitutional right to vote in America. Forty-five years ago, the United Nations began celebrating International Women's Day on March 8. Twenty-five years ago, 189 national governments negotiated a global agreement, the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, to achieve greater opportunity for women.
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WASHINGTON, D.C. —The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes and the Commonwealth of Virginia announce the newest statewide Military Spouse Economic Empowerment Zone (MSEEZ).
The Citizens Award for Best Economic Empowerment Program recognizes businesses that create economic opportunity for people and communities around the world.
Six months after Second Lady of the United States Karen Pence celebrated San Antonio’s Military Spouse Economic Empowerment Zone, she’s back in the Lone Star State highlighting the challenges that
On behalf of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and AT&T, we would like to invite you to “Reaching Every Level: Empowering and Advancing Women of Color in the Workplace” on October 8 in Dallas, TX from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. This private sector dialogue will focus on best practices, innovations, partnerships, and cross-function business strategies supporting women of color in the workplace.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation announced today the winners of the first annual Military Spouse Impact Awards.