DEI (Diversity, Equity and Inclusion)

University of Phoenix College of Doctoral Studies New Edition of Its Phoenix ScholarTM Academic Journal Highlights Education Innovation at the University

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Friday, September 23, 2022

University of Phoenix has released the 15th edition of the Phoenix Scholar academic research journal with a special issue dedicated to showcasing the singular focus of work being done as the preeminent university serving working adults.

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  • University of Phoenix has released the 15th edition of the Phoenix Scholar academic research journal with a special issue dedicated to showcasing the singular focus of work being done as the preeminent university serving working adults.
  • The articles in this journal span research conducted by faculty, academic administration, and the Universitys Research Centers, as well as theory-based research that drives continuous quality improvement across the Universitys administrative units.
  • The research pieces collected for this special issue of Phoenix Scholar represent a sample of the innovation at a university that has emerged from the days of COVID-19 stronger than it entered.
  • The Phoenix Scholar journal is the academic research publication of University Phoenixs College of Doctoral Studies and serves as the scholarly platform for communicating the results and outcomes of university research endeavors, and their relationship to the broader scope of learning and scholarship.

Sallie Mae® Announces $100K Sponsorship of HBCU Week 2022 College Fair

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Friday, September 23, 2022

Sallie Mae, through its charitable arm The Sallie Mae Fund, today announced it will be the title sponsor of the HBCU Week 2022 College Fair as part of HBCU Week taking place at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fl.

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  • Sallie Mae, through its charitable arm The Sallie Mae Fund, today announced it will be the title sponsor of the HBCU Week 2022 College Fair as part of HBCU Week taking place at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fl.
  • The College Fair is the cornerstone of HBCU Weeks program, annually drawing more than 3,500 college seeking students to connect with HBCU representatives.
  • The event was part of HBCU day at Sallie Mae and the broader recognition of HBCU Week happening this week in Wilmington as well as the HBCU conference in Washington D.C. and additional events and celebrations happening throughout September and October.
  • For more information on Sallie Mae, The Sallie Mae Funds scholarship programs, and tools and resources to help families navigate to, through, and immediately after college, visit https://www.salliemae.com/about/scholarship-opportunities/ .

Charles Harrington Joins Korn Ferry’s Board of Directors; Jerry Leamon Succeeds Christina Gold as Non-Executive Chair

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Friday, September 23, 2022

Christina Gold, who has served on the firms Board since 2014, and most recently as the Non-Executive Chair since 2019, retires from the Board.

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  • Christina Gold, who has served on the firms Board since 2014, and most recently as the Non-Executive Chair since 2019, retires from the Board.
  • Current Board member Jerry Leamon succeeds Ms. Gold as Non-Executive Chair as part of a planned succession.
  • George Shaheen retires from the Board after more than 12 years of total service, including as Non-Executive Chair from 2012 to 2019.
  • Harrington brings to Korn Ferrys Board extensive experience in strategy development and execution, transformation, operations, and technology development.

Saryu Nayyar Named Finalist in 19th Annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business

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Thursday, September 22, 2022

Gurucul CEO and cofounder Saryu Nayyar was named a Finalist in the Best Female Entrepreneur for Business Products (11 to 2,500 Employees) category in the 19th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and will ultimately be a Gold, Silver, or Bronze Stevie Award winner in the program.

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  • Gurucul CEO and cofounder Saryu Nayyar was named a Finalist in the Best Female Entrepreneur for Business Products (11 to 2,500 Employees) category in the 19th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and will ultimately be a Gold, Silver, or Bronze Stevie Award winner in the program.
  • The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honor women executives, entrepreneurs, employees and the companies they run worldwide.
  • In its 19th year, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business received a remarkable collection of outstanding nominations, said Maggie Miller, president of the Stevie Awards.
  • Stevie Awards are conferred in eight programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Middle East & North Africa Stevie Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service.

Eastern Bank Foundation Honors Innovation Studio With Community Advocacy Award

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Thursday, September 22, 2022

Eastern Bank Foundation is pleased to announce Innovation Studio as a 2022 Community Advocacy Award honoree for its empowerment of Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) and women entrepreneurs to grow their ideas into successful businesses.

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  • Eastern Bank Foundation is pleased to announce Innovation Studio as a 2022 Community Advocacy Award honoree for its empowerment of Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) and women entrepreneurs to grow their ideas into successful businesses.
  • Innovation Studio combines the entrepreneurial mindset of action with the passion for diversity and inclusion, said Daniel Enrquez Vidaa, President of Innovation Studio.
  • The celebration of Easterns Community Advocacy Award coincides with the Eastern Bank Foundations commitment to economic inclusion and mobility through its philanthropy, volunteerism and advocacy, including to advance equity in the small business ecosystem.
  • Read more about all of the 2022 Community Advocacy Award honorees at: https://www.easternbank.com/communityadvocacyawards
    Created in 1994, the Eastern Bank Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Boston-based Eastern Bank.

Lowe and CoralTree Hospitality Announce Women in Leadership Forum to Honor American Business Women’s Day

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Thursday, September 22, 2022

In honor of American Business Womens Day, which recognizes the accomplishments of businesswomen across the nation, national real estate company Lowe and its hospitality management subsidiary CoralTree Hospitality are proud to announce the formation of their Women in Leadership Forum.

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  • In honor of American Business Womens Day, which recognizes the accomplishments of businesswomen across the nation, national real estate company Lowe and its hospitality management subsidiary CoralTree Hospitality are proud to announce the formation of their Women in Leadership Forum.
  • This Forum will provide mentorship and expanded opportunities for the many inspiring women on the Lowe and CoralTree management team, said Robert J. Lowe, Jr, co-CEO of Lowe.
  • The Women in Leadership Forum is dedicated to promoting growth and opportunity for the women at Lowe and CoralTree, building a pathway to personal success through knowledge and training, and highlighting the opportunities for career advancement.
  • American Business Womens Day brings together businesswomen of diverse occupations to collaborate and network.

Meharry Medical College, StreetSolid Industries Host Conference Focused On Laws & Policies That Create Inequality, Discontent, Illness

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Thursday, September 22, 2022

Among notable speakers are: Joseph Stiglitz (Nobel Prize-winner), Thomas LaViest (Chair of Tulane’s School of Public Health), Bobby Moresco (Academy Award-winning writer of Crash), businesses -- Oracle, Alliance Bernstein, Amazon and Nissan Americas -- and organizations working with disenfranchised groups around the country: Father Greg Boyle’s Homeboy Industries from L.A., Arne Duncan's CRED from Chicago, and Nashville’s StreetSolid Industries.

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  • Meharry Medical College and StreetSolid Industries are hosting a conference, The Invisible Laws and Policies That Create Illness, Inequality, Disenfranchisement and Discontent in America.
  • The conference will focus on the invisible laws and policies that can create illness, inequality, disenfranchisement and discontent in America, explained Dr. Vincent Morelli, professor at Meharry Medical College and professor adjunct at Vanderbilt University.
  • Most of us are vaguely aware of the laws and policies that direct our lives.
  • StreetSolid Industries is a nonprofit organization whose programs serve justice-involved and under-resourced youth and adults.

Korn Ferry Study Reveals Attributes, Priorities and Career Paths of Women CEOs

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Thursday, September 22, 2022

Korn Ferry has released Women CEOs Speak Today , a new study highlighting the career journeys of women CEOs and what has led to their successes and their ability to transform the role of CEO.

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  • Korn Ferry has released Women CEOs Speak Today , a new study highlighting the career journeys of women CEOs and what has led to their successes and their ability to transform the role of CEO.
  • The study updates 2017 research done by Korn Ferry and The Rockefeller Foundation, and reveals that while progress has been made, much more needs to be accomplished.
  • Over the course of several months, Korn Ferry interviewed 21 women CEOs the majority of whom have been appointed within the last two years to lead Fortune 500 companies.
  • The progress that has been made is on track with The Rockefeller Foundations goal of 20% women CEOs in the Fortune 500 by 2025.

Veris Insights Launches Industry-Leading Hub for Labor Market Statistics

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Thursday, September 22, 2022

Veris Insights , a leading recruiting and talent acquisition insights and analytics firm, announced the release of TalentScope , a proprietary tool which aggregates and presents key economic indicators reflective of the United States labor market.

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  • Veris Insights , a leading recruiting and talent acquisition insights and analytics firm, announced the release of TalentScope , a proprietary tool which aggregates and presents key economic indicators reflective of the United States labor market.
  • This service offers Veris Insights members a customizable look at the macro-level factors affecting the U.S. labor market to provide Talent Acquisition teams with the information they need to develop effective hiring strategies that meet the needs of a continuously changing job market.
  • Veris Insights serves Talent Acquisition and University Recruiting teams by providing them with granular, highly-customized data and insights to optimize their talent strategies.
  • Veris Insights is an insights and analytics firm dedicated to helping Talent Acquisition, University Recruiting, Diversity & Inclusion, Employer Brand, and HR leaders tackle their hardest challenges in real time.

Guild Mortgage Extends Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for Hispanic Homebuyers

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Thursday, September 22, 2022

As part of its commitment as a National NAHREP Partner, Guild Mortgage added to its representation on the NAHREP boards and throughout the organization.

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  • As part of its commitment as a National NAHREP Partner, Guild Mortgage added to its representation on the NAHREP boards and throughout the organization.
  • Members of the Guild Mortgage team serve in the following roles in support of NAHREP:
    In further support of Guilds commitment to serving the Hispanic market, NAHREP named nine loan officers from Guild Mortgage to its eighth annual Top 250 Latino Mortgage Originators Report for 2022 .
  • Ranked ninth on the list of 250 originators, Jorge Montoya (NMLS ID #276125) was the top Guild Latino loan officer with 514 transactions.
  • Founded in 1960 when the modern U.S. mortgage industry was just forming, Guild Mortgage Company is a nationally recognized independent mortgage lender providing residential mortgage products and local in-house origination and servicing.