Businesses that invest in gender equality often see notable returns. Take Banco BHD León (BHDL) for example in the Dominical Republic.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation works to promote and empower women business leaders to achieve their personal and professional goals by increasing opportunities for women to serve on corporate boards and in the C-suite; mentoring women at all stages of their careers; and building a network for women entrepreneurs to encourage peer-to-peer networking, education, and professional growth.
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This past Valentine’s Day, Americans spent just over $18 billion on jewelry, flowers, cards, a night out for their sweetheart, and more.
[Editor’s Note: Chunmei (Mei) Li is Director at Worldwide Corporate Contributions (WCC) Johnson & Johnson.
[Editor’s Note: June Sugiyama is Director of the Vodafone Americas Foundation.
[Editor’s Note: Katja Iversen is the President and CEO of Women Deliver, a leading global advocate for investment in the health, rights and wellbeing of girls and women.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and U.S.-India Business Council convened on April 14 to discuss best practices in promoting local economic empowerment, and identify and address barriers to entrepreneurship for women and youth. Participants had the opportunity to engage with stakeholders from the Indian private sector, government and NGOs, and more.
We connected with Aimee Sprung, Civic Engagement Manager for Microsoft's Technology & Civic Engagement Team in Boston, MA, to discuss Microsoft's programs that are helping expand access to STEAM education for women and girls. The Technology & Civic Engagement team brings Microsoft’s best
Achieving gender equality is essential as a matter of justice and human rights — and it also unleashes a range of positive economic and development outcomes.