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Website Auditing and PDF Document Partnership to Eliminate the Digital Divide

Monday, August 3, 2020 - 12:00pm

Thanks to this new partnership, the Bureau of Internet Accessibility clients have access to CommonLook's industry-leading PDF document accessibility software, remediation services and training.

Key Points: 
  • Thanks to this new partnership, the Bureau of Internet Accessibility clients have access to CommonLook's industry-leading PDF document accessibility software, remediation services and training.
  • Since 2001, the Bureau of Internet Accessibility strives to eliminate the digital divide.
  • Its interactive tools, reports and services have helped thousands of organizations achieve, maintain and prove digital compliance.
  • While laser-focused on PDF and document accessibility, CommonLook knows that many customers need trusted partners for website audits, testing and compliance monitoring as part of a complete solution.

Jacobs Launches Global Action Plan for Advancing Justice and Equality

Monday, August 3, 2020 - 11:40am

DALLAS, Aug. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacobs (NYSE:J) has launched a global Action Plan for Advancing Justice and Equality , which builds on Jacobs' existing global inclusion and diversity strategy, TogetherBeyondsm, and sets actionable initiatives and measurable objectives in the company's continuing efforts to address embedded and systemic racial inequities.

Key Points: 
  • DALLAS, Aug. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacobs (NYSE:J) has launched a global Action Plan for Advancing Justice and Equality , which builds on Jacobs' existing global inclusion and diversity strategy, TogetherBeyondsm, and sets actionable initiatives and measurable objectives in the company's continuing efforts to address embedded and systemic racial inequities.
  • "This action plan is about achieving true equality for all of our employees current and future with a focus on ensuring Black employees have the tools needed to advance and achieve their ultimate goals at Jacobs," said Jacobs Chair and CEO Steve Demetriou.
  • "Advancing justice and equality requires strong leadership and a relentless drive to deliver on the vision," Demetriou said.
  • TogetherBeyond is Jacobs' approach to living inclusion every day and enabling diversity and equality globally.

Report: Black and White Workers Diverge on Racial Inequity in American Workplaces

Monday, August 3, 2020 - 11:00am

The study, surveying HR professionals and American workers during June 2020, examines race and inequality in the workplace.

Key Points: 
  • The study, surveying HR professionals and American workers during June 2020, examines race and inequality in the workplace.
  • Key findings from SHRMs Journey to Equity and Inclusion Report include:
    More than a third (35 percent) of Black American workers agree that discrimination based on race or ethnicity exists in their workplace, while only 7 percent of white workers agree.
  • Similarly, while 29 percent of white American workers say their workplace is not doing enough to promote racial justice in the world; among their Black colleagues, the number jumps to over 50 percent.
  • However, an equal amount (38 percent) of both Black and white American workers claim they dont feel comfortable engaging in candid conversations about race at work.

Personal Care Products Council Announces New Board Chair

Monday, August 3, 2020 - 11:00am

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Personal Care Products Council (PCPC) announced today the election of its new Board Chair, Keech Combe Shetty, Executive Chair of Combe Incorporated.

Key Points: 
  • WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Personal Care Products Council (PCPC) announced today the election of its new Board Chair, Keech Combe Shetty, Executive Chair of Combe Incorporated.
  • "I know her talent, energy and experience will strengthen the Personal Care Products Council and the industry, and I look forward to working more closely with her as we make stronger our commitment to communities worldwide."
  • Ms. Combe Shetty's leadership drives Combe to realize its mission by creating products that fulfill unmet consumer needs as "the most personal, personal care company in the world."
  • Based in Washington, D.C., the Personal Care Products Council is the leading national trade association representing the global cosmetics and personal care products industry.

International Slumber Party Empowers 10,000 Young Women of Color

Saturday, August 1, 2020 - 8:54pm

The International Slumber Party (ISP) The world's largest virtual sleepover!

Key Points: 
  • The International Slumber Party (ISP) The world's largest virtual sleepover!
  • More than 10,000 women of color (WOC), ages 18 25 will come together for a FREE 24-hour virtual experience to celebrate and cultivate leadership, brilliance and divine purpose.
  • This ensures growth, access to new perspectives, and resources that help diverse women level up personally and professionally.
  • The International Slumber Party (ISP) is a place where women of color all over the world will be seen, heard, celebrated, and uplifted.

Vintage Retro Makes It Easier to Connect to Vintage Fashion Style

Saturday, August 1, 2020 - 6:00am

Vintage Retro is an information-sharing platform for sharing vintage fashion history stories, guiding to dress in vintage style, and helping to shop vintage clothing,"said Vintage Retro Founder, Sherrie Smart, 32 years old.

Key Points: 
  • Vintage Retro is an information-sharing platform for sharing vintage fashion history stories, guiding to dress in vintage style, and helping to shop vintage clothing,"said Vintage Retro Founder, Sherrie Smart, 32 years old.
  • Anyone interested in fashion, such as designers, consumers, or fashion enthusiasts, can head over to the site of Vintage Retro and explore new fashion outfit ideas .
  • Collecting and presenting information on vintage fashion history from the Victorian era to the 1980s, that's exactly what Vintage Retro Team members are doing.
  • This site makes an attempt to inspire new ideas of vintage fashion style, so as to help people stand out in the fashion world.

CollabraLink Ranked Best and Brightest Companies To Work For in the Nation for 2020 by the National Association for Business Resources

Saturday, August 1, 2020 - 3:00am

MCLEAN, Va., July 31, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- CollabraLink Technologies, Inc. is pleased to announce they have been ranked among the Best and Brightest Companies To Work For in the Nation for 2020 by the National Association for Business Resources.

Key Points: 
  • MCLEAN, Va., July 31, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- CollabraLink Technologies, Inc. is pleased to announce they have been ranked among the Best and Brightest Companies To Work For in the Nation for 2020 by the National Association for Business Resources.
  • The Best and Brightest National winners were selected from over 1700 organizations from across the country.
  • CollabraLink's CEO, Rahul Pandhi said, "I am honored to have our Team nationally ranked among the Best and Brightest Companies To Work For in the Nation.
  • "Through the first half of 2020, the Best and Brightest Companies To Work For have demonstrated leadership and forward-thinking as they pivoted their business and workforce through COVID-19.

Government of Honduras assures it will reach the last consequences to clarify the abduction of Garifuna leaders

Saturday, August 1, 2020 - 12:39am

The Executive Power has made available to the Public Ministry all its technical, scientific and logistical capacities to clarify the crime and find the material and intellectual responsible.

Key Points: 
  • The Executive Power has made available to the Public Ministry all its technical, scientific and logistical capacities to clarify the crime and find the material and intellectual responsible.
  • On July 22, as a result of that combined effort, the arrest of a person allegedly linked to the abduction was achieved.
  • Likewise, other important advances have been made in the investigation for clarifying this highly reprehensible action against 4 Honduras citizens.
  • Today Honduras has more robust institutions, technical and scientific wise, in order to guarantee that human rights of each citizen are respected.

SHI Named One of Forbes’ Best Employers for Women 2020

Friday, July 31, 2020 - 9:25pm

SHI International , one of North Americas largest IT solutions providers, has been recognized on Forbes list of Americas Best Employers for Women 2020.

Key Points: 
  • SHI International , one of North Americas largest IT solutions providers, has been recognized on Forbes list of Americas Best Employers for Women 2020.
  • The participants assessed their companies efforts in handling topics relevant to women, including discrimination, family support, flexibility, parental leave, pay equity, and representation and careers.
  • SHI, as the largest minority woman-owned business in the U.S., has long supported programs that empower women in the workplace.
  • SHIs employees founded WiSH (Women in SHI), an organization that aims to connect and celebrate the diversity of women in technology.

InventHelp Inventor Develops Personal Security Device to Enhance Safety (LCC-4525)

Friday, July 31, 2020 - 8:00pm

The patent-pending invention provides an effective way to alert nearby individuals that help is needed.

Key Points: 
  • The patent-pending invention provides an effective way to alert nearby individuals that help is needed.
  • In doing so, it could help to prevent successful attacks, thefts and violence.
  • As a result, it could enhance safety and security and it provides added protection and peace of mind.
  • "My design is easily accessible and it offers an alternative to traditional personal security devices."