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Mutual of America Financial Group Names Tara Favors as EVP and Chief Human Resources Officer

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 4:26pm

NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Mutual of America Financial Group , which specializes in providing retirement and investment services to organizations and individuals, is pleased to introduce Tara Favors as Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer.

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  • NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Mutual of America Financial Group , which specializes in providing retirement and investment services to organizations and individuals, is pleased to introduce Tara Favors as Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer.
  • In this role, Favors will be responsible for all aspects of human resources strategy for the company, which has more than 1,100 employees nationwide.
  • Favors has more than 20 years of experience in human resources leadership roles in financial services and other sectors.
  • Favors earned a BA in Psychology from Syracuse University and an MS in Human Resources from The New School University.

Latinx MBA Association Hosts Inaugural MBA Presidents Leadership Summit

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 1:00pm

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The Latinx MBA Association , a 501(c)3 non-profit striving to develop, empower, and advance Latinx leaders in business, recently announced they would host for the first time in history the Latinx MBA Presidents Leadership Summit (the "Summit").

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  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The Latinx MBA Association , a 501(c)3 non-profit striving to develop, empower, and advance Latinx leaders in business, recently announced they would host for the first time in history the Latinx MBA Presidents Leadership Summit (the "Summit").
  • The Latinx MBA Association, a 501(c)3 non-profit, will host the first ever Latinx MBA Presidents Leadership Summit.
  • "This historic Latinx MBA Summit plants a flag, announcing our presence while inviting and inspiring other Latinos/as to continue to climb the mountain - and to do so with pride and joy,"says Manuela (MIT Sloan EMBA '20), who has been a strong advocate of the Latinx MBA Association.
  • This Summit has never been done but made possible by the rapid growth and relevance of the Latinx MBA Association.

First Episode of “Construction DEI Talks” Podcast with CEOs Kyle Larkin and Mike Greenawalt Now Available

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 10:30pm

Granite (NYSE:GVA) announced today the release of the first Construction DEI Talks podcast.

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  • Granite (NYSE:GVA) announced today the release of the first Construction DEI Talks podcast.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211021005923/en/
    "Construction DEI Talks" is a joint production of Granite Construction and Rosendin.
  • Episode 1, featuring conversations with Granite President and CEO, Kyle Larkin and Rosendin CEO, Mike Greenawalt, is now available on all major podcast platforms.
  • Construction DEI Talks will be released monthly and is available on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, TuneIn, and Google Podcasts.

Jensen Partners Named Best US Recruitment Company for Investor Relations & Asset Raising by Private Equity Wire for Third Consecutive Year

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 10:40pm

NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Jensen Partners , a women-owned executive search and corporate advisory firm for the alternative investment management industry, today announced it has been named "Best Recruitment Company for Investor Relations & Asset Raising" at Private Equity Wire's US Awards 2021 .

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  • NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Jensen Partners , a women-owned executive search and corporate advisory firm for the alternative investment management industry, today announced it has been named "Best Recruitment Company for Investor Relations & Asset Raising" at Private Equity Wire's US Awards 2021 .
  • This marks the third consecutive year that Jensen Partners has won the US title, and the fifth time the firm has been recognized by Private Equity Wire awards.
  • "We are thrilled to be selected by thousands of our colleagues across the industry," said Sasha Jensen, founder and CEO of Jensen Partners.
  • In addition to executive search, Jensen Partners offers LP/GP referencing, proprietary 360 Investor Referencing methodology, and compensation benchmarking and analysis.

Circuit Clinical Welcomes Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Leader, Jordyne Blaise, to Its Executive Team as Vice President of Equity and Community Engagement

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 9:15pm

BUFFALO, N.Y., Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Circuit Clinical has hired esteemed executive, Jordyne Blaise, as Vice President of Equity and Community Engagement.

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  • BUFFALO, N.Y., Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Circuit Clinical has hired esteemed executive, Jordyne Blaise, as Vice President of Equity and Community Engagement.
  • Jordyne has worked primarily in the diversity, equity, and inclusion space as a thought leader, advocate, and expert.
  • Within her new role as Vice President of Equity and Community Engagement, she will ensure that Circuit Clinical is fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion by expanding access to careers in clinical research and to clinical trialsparticularly within Federally Qualified Health Centers and Community Health Systems.
  • Circuit Clinical is committed to transforming the way physicians and their patients find, conduct, and participate in clinical research.

RMA to Advance Financial Industry, Risk Management Practices in Week of Conferences

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 8:56pm

RMA's Annual Risk Management and Internal Audit conferences, plus the first Women in Risk Summit, will feature keynote speakers from the top of the financial services industry and risk management world, dozens of panels on crucial risk topics, and a robust product showcase.

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  • RMA's Annual Risk Management and Internal Audit conferences, plus the first Women in Risk Summit, will feature keynote speakers from the top of the financial services industry and risk management world, dozens of panels on crucial risk topics, and a robust product showcase.
  • Registration to the 2021 RMA Annual Risk Management Virtual Conference includes access to the Annual Internal Audit Conference and the Women in Risk Summit.
  • Founded in 1914, the Risk Management Association is a not-for-profit, member-driven professional association whose sole purpose is to advance the use of sound risk management principles in the financial services industry.
  • RMA promotes an enterprise approach to risk management that focuses on credit risk, market risk, and operational risk.

Everspring to speak on diversity, equity and inclusion in online education at EDUCAUSE Annual Conference

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 7:30pm

The presenters will discuss how to utilize accessibility principles to support inclusion and strategies for cultivating welcoming and inclusive online learning communities.

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  • The presenters will discuss how to utilize accessibility principles to support inclusion and strategies for cultivating welcoming and inclusive online learning communities.
  • "We're thrilled to discuss how diversity, equity and inclusion enhances learning for students, especially in the online environment," says Lunt.
  • "DEI is at the forefront of what we do at Everspring to drive outcomes for students in online and hybrid programs."
  • Everspring is a leader in designing learning environments that center diversity, equity and inclusion in online education, with instructional designers building courses through the lens of DEI to ensure accessibility and representation.

Wiley's Diversity in Tech Webinar Series Presents "Supporting Neurodiverse Talent in Tech"

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 3:31pm

NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --" Women of Color in Tech " author Susanne Tedrick will be moderating a discussion on neurodiversity in the tech industry titled "Supporting Neurodiverse Talent in Tech", taking place on Thursday, October 28, 2021 at 2:00 PM ET.

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  • NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --" Women of Color in Tech " author Susanne Tedrick will be moderating a discussion on neurodiversity in the tech industry titled "Supporting Neurodiverse Talent in Tech", taking place on Thursday, October 28, 2021 at 2:00 PM ET.
  • Registration for the webinar is free and is available on the Bizzabo platform .
  • Maria Adler has been with the Simons Foundation since 2002 and served as the foundation's Chief Financial Officer for 14 years.
  • Nina is an accomplished accessibility executive with 10 years of experience across the tech industry.

Forrester Announces Full Conference Agenda For Data Strategy & Insights 2021 Live Virtual Experience

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 2:30pm

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Forrester (Nasdaq: FORR) today announced the full conference agenda for its Data Strategy & Insights 2021 live virtualexperience to be held November 1819, 2021.

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  • CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Forrester (Nasdaq: FORR) today announced the full conference agenda for its Data Strategy & Insights 2021 live virtualexperience to be held November 1819, 2021.
  • The event also offers the Executive Leadership Exchange, an executive program for senior data and analytics executives that expands on Forrester thought leadership presented at the conference.
  • Register to attend Forrester's Data Strategy & Insights 2021 conference.
  • View the full agenda and speakers for Data Strategy & Insights 2021.

New National Standards for Personal Financial Education Reflect an Increasingly Diverse & Digital World

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 1:00pm

The new National Standards for Personal Financial Education create benchmarks for concepts and principles instead of a focus on products, rules or conventional learning, which are subject to continual change.

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  • The new National Standards for Personal Financial Education create benchmarks for concepts and principles instead of a focus on products, rules or conventional learning, which are subject to continual change.
  • The single set of new standards consider todays and tomorrows financial realities and a more diverse student population, said Nan J. Morrison , CEE president and CEO.
  • The organizations developed the National Standards for Personal Financial Education in collaboration with distinguished K-12 and university educators, curriculum developers and researchers.
  • The updated and combined standards represent a new and significant collaboration by the two long-established leaders in personal finance education.