U.S. manufacturers today face a tremendous challenge finding quality talent to stay competitive in the global economy. Part of the solution is to attract an untapped but talented demographic of people who are already making significant contributions to the field of manufacturing: women.
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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The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and Asia Society is hosting an invitation-only dialogue for companies on "Womenomics in Asia," as part of the on-going Path the Empowerment series. This private sector dialogue will focus on the business and economic challenges that inhibit women’s economic participation and workforce gender parity in Asian countries, in addition to private sector innovations and solutions to those challenges.
The future of narrowing the wage gap could be in middle-skills jobs according to a new report from JPMorgan Chase and the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR).
As Hiring Our Heroes rolls through 2016, already preparing to close out a very active February, our “Year of the Military Spouse” efforts are in full swing around the country and internationally as well.