Empowerment

Skillsoft and Ellevate Network Partner to Empower Women+ Whose Careers Have Been Disrupted Due to COVID-19

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 3:00pm

Skillsoft will be a key Sponsor of the 2022 EllevateHER Fellowship Program.

Key Points: 
  • Skillsoft will be a key Sponsor of the 2022 EllevateHER Fellowship Program.
  • Selected fellows will gain access to Ellevates programs for entrepreneurs, managers, career changers, rising leaders, and senior executives.
  • At Skillsoft, we believe the power of learning can be transformative in helping women reskill and re-enter the workforce, said Michelle Boockoff-Bajdek, CMO, Skillsoft.
  • Skillsoft (NYSE: SKIL) is a global leader in corporate digital learning, focused on transforming todays workforce for tomorrows economy.

October Trends as Most Popular Wedding Month for Second Half of Year While Black Wedding Dresses Have Entered the Search Race: David's Bridal Announces Monthly Consumer Insights Report, The Pearl Report, Now Available for Free Download

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 3:30pm

All editions-past and future-will be available for free download on the retailer's website.

Key Points: 
  • All editions-past and future-will be available for free download on the retailer's website.
  • Among the findings, the latest report reveals:
    Bride happiness has risen from 58% to 72% over the first 6 months of the year.
  • We've learned everything from the 'Bridgerton-effect' on wedding fashion to brides expressing themselves with black, pink, or blue wedding gowns."
  • To learn more about David's Bridal, visit www.DavidsBridal.com , and connect on social media through Instagram , YouTube , Pinterest , Facebook , Twitter , TikTok , and LinkedIn .

Corporate Accountability Action Launches #OfftheBANWagon Campaign To Hold Financial Backers of Texas Abortion Ban Accountable

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 2:15pm

The new project will shine a light on the corporations that have bankrolled the campaigns of the Texas state legislators who sponsored this cruel abortion ban.

Key Points: 
  • The new project will shine a light on the corporations that have bankrolled the campaigns of the Texas state legislators who sponsored this cruel abortion ban.
  • As a result of the Texas ban, state legislatures across the country are considering extreme abortion ban laws of their own, taking away long-established reproductive rights.
  • The #OffTheBANWagon campaign, a project of Corporate Accountability Action and American Bridge 21st Century, will be releasing advertisements focused on educating Texas residents on the corporate backers of the ban, along with the critical role these major corporations played in the ultimate passing of the law.
  • To learn more about how to hold these corporations accountable, visit OffTheBANWagon.org or Twitter @CAAction2021 , Facebook at / corporateaccountabilityaction , or on Instagram @corporateaccountabilityaction .

Tahlia Paris, 2017 Playboy Cybergirl of the Year, and Over Twenty New Creators Join Clubhouse Media Group's Newly Formed Digital Creator Platform HoneyDrip.com

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 2:00pm

"I am excited to bring exclusive content to Clubhouse Media Group's HoneyDrip.com platform," said Tahlia Paris, a HoneyDrip.com creator.

Key Points: 
  • "I am excited to bring exclusive content to Clubhouse Media Group's HoneyDrip.com platform," said Tahlia Paris, a HoneyDrip.com creator.
  • Tahlia Paris has a robust social media presence of over one million followers on Instagram and over 350 thousand followers on Twitter.
  • She is one of over twenty new creators who joined the HoneyDrip platform in the last week alone.
  • Clubhouse Media Group is developing additional features that will enhance the user experience and may increase monetization.

Kforce Study: How the Great Resignation is Shaping the Future of Work

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 1:35pm

This workforce phenomenon was dubbed the "Great Resignation" by a Texas A&M professor in May 2021.

Key Points: 
  • This workforce phenomenon was dubbed the "Great Resignation" by a Texas A&M professor in May 2021.
  • In a recently released eBook , Kforce experts reveal five data-supported opportunities that will arise in this new era.
  • At Kforce, our promise is to deliver great results through strategic partnership and knowledge sharing.
  • Read more about how Kforce is reimagining the Great Resignation as a Great Opportunity for employers and job seekers alike.

Recognizing Accountability For Gender Equality

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 1:00pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Against a global landscape where it will take 257 years to achieve economic equality and where 90% of all Heads of State and Fortune 500 CEOs are male, global leaders from across business, non-profit and academia are standing up and today joining UN Women's new HeForShe Alliance: a unique group of ambitious leaders determined to accelerate progress towards gender equality.

Key Points: 
  • ET: https://bit.ly/2XMu9L9
    At today's online HeForShe Summit, the launch of the HeForShe Alliance signifies the beginning of a new era with a commitment to action following in the footsteps of the Generation Equality Forum earlier this summer.
  • "I am delighted to welcome this new cohort of HeForShe Champions that we hope will reach new audiences on issues that are increasingly critical to gender equality.
  • UN Women is the UN organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women.
  • Created by UN Women, the United Nations entity for gender equality and the empowerment of women, HeForShe is a solidarity movement for gender equality that invites men and boys as allies for a more equal world.

Recognizing Accountability For Gender Equality

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 1:00pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Against a global landscape where it will take 257 years to achieve economic equality and where 90% of all Heads of State and Fortune 500 CEOs are male, global leaders from across business, non-profit and academia are standing up and today joining UN Women's new HeForShe Alliance: a unique group of ambitious leaders determined to accelerate progress towards gender equality.

Key Points: 
  • ET: https://bit.ly/2XMu9L9
    At today's online HeForShe Summit, the launch of the HeForShe Alliance signifies the beginning of a new era with a commitment to action following in the footsteps of the Generation Equality Forum earlier this summer.
  • "I am delighted to welcome this new cohort of HeForShe Champions that we hope will reach new audiences on issues that are increasingly critical to gender equality.
  • UN Women is the UN organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women.
  • Created by UN Women, the United Nations entity for gender equality and the empowerment of women, HeForShe is a solidarity movement for gender equality that invites men and boys as allies for a more equal world.

Bishop T.D. Jakes Honored for 45 Years in Ministry

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 8:44pm

Jakes will be honored for his 45 years of ministry at a special worship service on Sunday, Sept. 26, at The Potter's House beginning at 9 a.m. CT, set to feature special guests and tributes.

Key Points: 
  • Jakes will be honored for his 45 years of ministry at a special worship service on Sunday, Sept. 26, at The Potter's House beginning at 9 a.m. CT, set to feature special guests and tributes.
  • Jakes began his ministry in West Virginia at the age of 19.
  • Key international events created by Jakes include:
    What began as a Sunday school curriculum turned into a cornerstone of Jakes' ministry.
  • Jakes, twice featured on the cover ofTimemagazine as America's Best Preacher and as one of the nation's 25 Most Influential Evangelicals.

Nurofen Teams up With Experts to Create Bespoke Music Track Shown to Reduce Pain Intensity

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 5:25pm

SLOUGH, United Kingdom, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Pain relief experts Nurofen have partnered with experts to create a bespoke music track that reduced pain intensity and pain unpleasantness in a statistically and clinically significant way when tested. The Tune Out Pain project brought together the worlds of science, pain and music in a study led by Dr Claire Howlin, Psychology Researcher, University College Dublin who partnered with music producer, Anatole, (aka Jonathan Baker) a conservatory-trained trumpeter and multi-instrumentalist to compose the track.

Key Points: 
  • All Of Us was shown to reduce levels of pain intensity and unpleasantness in a way that was clinically and statistically significant.
  • Participants with different types of acute pain such as headache, backache or period pain reported their levels of pain intensity decreasing while listening to the track during the study.
  • Music and pain is something all of us experience this project shows how powerful music is and the potential benefit to our wellbeing."
  • The Tune Out Pain study tested the specially designed and composed track among 286 active acute pain sufferers in an online experiment.

Retailer Ashley Stewart Selects Amperity Customer Data Platform's Full Stack to Fuel Customer Data Strategy

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 3:00pm

SEATTLE, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Amperity, the leading customer data platform (CDP) for consumer brands, today announced that Ashley Stewart, the American plus-size fashion retailer and lifestyle brand, has implemented Amperity's Customer Data Platform into its existing IT, customer service, and marketing operations.

Key Points: 
  • SEATTLE, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Amperity, the leading customer data platform (CDP) for consumer brands, today announced that Ashley Stewart, the American plus-size fashion retailer and lifestyle brand, has implemented Amperity's Customer Data Platform into its existing IT, customer service, and marketing operations.
  • This seamless integration supports the company's current campaign strategy and builds predictive models which identify new use cases for customer data.
  • "Ashley Stewart's omnichannel approach to sales meant that our existing marketing operations were already present across email, social, SMS, search, direct mail, and customer service," said Liz White, chief customer officer at Ashley Stewart.
  • Amperity is the leading Enterprise Customer Data Platform trusted by the world's most loved consumer brands to accelerate their shift to first-party customer relationships.