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Insight Celebrates the Spirit of Resiliency at Second Global Harmony Day

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 6:15pm

Insight Enterprises (NASDAQ: NSIT), the global integrator of Insight Intelligent Technology Solutions that maximize the value of IT, honored Global Diversity Awareness Month Thursday through its second annual Global Harmony Day, a celebration of the diverse backgrounds and insights shared by the companys more than 11,000 teammates worldwide.

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  • Insight Enterprises (NASDAQ: NSIT), the global integrator of Insight Intelligent Technology Solutions that maximize the value of IT, honored Global Diversity Awareness Month Thursday through its second annual Global Harmony Day, a celebration of the diverse backgrounds and insights shared by the companys more than 11,000 teammates worldwide.
  • Pitt encouraged Insight teammates to persevere through overwhelming situations by not putting personal limitations on yourself.
  • You dont have to be at Insight very long before you learn that were deeply rooted in our values.
  • In conjunction with Global Harmony Day and Global Diversity Awareness Month, Insight extended its Fund-Ed Together program to a second year.

Stratyfy Announces Partnership With GradFin to Drive More Transparency in Student Lending

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 3:00pm

The partnership will leverage each company's unique strengths to help student loan borrowers manage their loans and start saving for the future.

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  • The partnership will leverage each company's unique strengths to help student loan borrowers manage their loans and start saving for the future.
  • GradFin will utilize Stratyfy's proprietary technology to help further optimize its digital point of sale technology and help its customers find fairly priced lending options in multiple markets including student, personal, and automobile loans.
  • "GradFin is excited to begin working with the Stratyfy team to help its customers more efficiently navigate the complex student loan market and start saving for the future," said Geoff Urquhart, CFO of GradFin.
  • This newest partnership is another step in Stratyfy's ongoing mission to increase access to fair credit for all.

No Clean Slate for WHO’s Second COVID Probe, Says AHF

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 8:23pm

AIDS Healthcare Foundation strongly objects to the repeat participation of Koopmans and other members of the first probe in the new investigation.

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  • AIDS Healthcare Foundation strongly objects to the repeat participation of Koopmans and other members of the first probe in the new investigation.
  • Koopmans recent comments are conspicuously inconsistent with the statements made at the tightly controlled press conference in Wuhan.
  • Ben Embarek has since also qualified his previously strong anti-lab leak position as open to further consideration.
  • To learn more about AHF, please visit our website: www.aidshealth.org , find us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/aidshealth and follow us on Twitter: @aidshealthcare and Instagram: @aidshealthcare
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U.S. Employees Say Organizations Fall Short on Diversity and Inclusion Action

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 7:00pm

Fifty-eight percent of U.S. employees say productive conversations are happening on race, ethnicity and bias in the workplace.

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  • Fifty-eight percent of U.S. employees say productive conversations are happening on race, ethnicity and bias in the workplace.
  • Butonly 10 percent say they see D&I representatives demonstrating the importance through action.
  • Employees say their organizations are not doing enough to demonstrate the importance of diversity and inclusion, and they see a gap between employers' intentions and actions.
  • Employees say that less than 1 in 3 (31 percent) of leaders are demonstrating the importance of D&I in their everyday actions.

digitalundivided Launches BREAKTHROUGH Program In Partnership With JPMorgan Chase’s Advancing Black Pathways

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 6:59pm

digitalundivided, the leading non-profit leveraging the power of data, programs, and advocacy to catalyze economic growth for Black and Latinx women entrepreneurs, just announced the launch of its new business intensive called BREAKTHROUGH in partnership with JPMorgan Chases Advancing Black Pathways.

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  • digitalundivided, the leading non-profit leveraging the power of data, programs, and advocacy to catalyze economic growth for Black and Latinx women entrepreneurs, just announced the launch of its new business intensive called BREAKTHROUGH in partnership with JPMorgan Chases Advancing Black Pathways.
  • digitalundivided has long respected JPMorgan Chase and Advancing Black Pathways commitment to women and advancing inclusive business practices, and we are excited to partner on the launch of BREAKTHROUGH to accelerate financial outcomes for women of color entrepreneurs, said Lauren Maillian, CEO of digitalundivided.
  • Women of color entrepreneurs and businesses are critical to our economy and communities, said Byna Elliott, Head of JPMorgan Chases Advancing Black Pathways (ABP).
  • Applications for BREAKTHROUGH are open through Monday, October 25, 2021. digitalundivided and JPMorgan Chase will identify different cities for the program activation in the United States.

OSF HealthCare joins partnership in SWITCH, a collaboration platform, to address health equity

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 6:54pm

PEORIA, Ill., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- OSF HealthCare joins SWITCH, a new independent organization launched by City Tech Collaborative (City Tech ), a Chicago-based urban solutions accelerator, to address health equity in Chicago.

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  • PEORIA, Ill., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- OSF HealthCare joins SWITCH, a new independent organization launched by City Tech Collaborative (City Tech ), a Chicago-based urban solutions accelerator, to address health equity in Chicago.
  • Its mission is to increase health equity and measurably improve community health delivery and wellness outcomes in Chicago's most underserved communities.
  • SWITCH was recently chosen to participate in a 2021 Health Equity Innovation accelerator program to support entrepreneurs with solutions that advance health equity.
  • OSF HealthCare, through OSF Home Care Services, operates an extensive network of home health and hospice services.

DR. KAREN STEIN JOINS ABT AS LEAD SURVEY METHODOLOGIST

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 3:00pm

Rockville, MD, Oct. 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Abt Associates announced today that Dr. Karen Stein has joined the company as a principal associate and lead survey methodologist in the Data Science, Surveys, and Enabling Technologies Division, working on projects across the company.

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  • Rockville, MD, Oct. 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Abt Associates announced today that Dr. Karen Stein has joined the company as a principal associate and lead survey methodologist in the Data Science, Surveys, and Enabling Technologies Division, working on projects across the company.
  • Im extremely pleased to have Dr. Stein on our team, said Michael Link, vice president, Data Science, Surveys, and Enabling Technologies Division.
  • During her career, Dr. Stein led or contributed to more than 30 studies on topics ranging from prescription drug labeling and opioid misuse to e-cigarette use.
  • She has also performed cognitive and usability testing of the National Crime Victimization Survey for the Department of Justice.

Renewed Optimism Spreads Throughout the Cryptocurrency Landscape

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

"BLOK has provided investors with additional portfolio diversification through its unique portfolio makeup that includes the Bitcoin Investment Trust.

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  • "BLOK has provided investors with additional portfolio diversification through its unique portfolio makeup that includes the Bitcoin Investment Trust.
  • Blockchain technology is primarily known for one application today: cryptocurrency."
  • The Company expects to have the first 20 MW of power paired with rigs and running full-out by October 2021.
  • Headquartered inSydney,Australia, Mawson is a global digital infrastructure provider with diversified operations across cryptocurrency mining and digital asset management.

A Growing Number of Businesses Rely on Comprehensive Software Solutions

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

The growing capital investment on application development for mobile, web and enterprise promises significant growth opportunity for the market for application segment.

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  • The growing capital investment on application development for mobile, web and enterprise promises significant growth opportunity for the market for application segment.
  • EBITDA for Q3 2021 is also expected to be significantly higher than Q3 2020 with projected growth well over 100%.
  • 'We are pleased to announce this milestone in our revenue growth as well as continued profitability for the third quarter of 2021.
  • 2 Enterprise Search Software on the Fall 2021 Grid Report* by G2.com, Inc., a leading software review platform.

Modernized Solutions Make Renewable Energy a Dependable Alternative

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- There is strong demand for new alternative, renewable and green energy.

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  • NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- There is strong demand for new alternative, renewable and green energy.
  • In recent years, novel technologies have allowed for more affordable energy storage from alternative energy sources.
  • The OPTEC Solar Generator is powered exclusively by pure solar energy and does not require any alternative fuels.
  • "California is the nation's leader in deploying clean, renewable energy, a trend that is accelerating rapidly," commented Gaylon Morris, Chief Executive Officer of Sunworks.