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CBRE Honored with Inaugural Diversity and Inclusion Award by the Mortgage Bankers Association

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Los Angeles, February 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ - CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) has been honored by The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) for its efforts in organizational diversity and inclusion.

‘The Diversity & Inclusion Award’ was presented by MBA Chairman Rodrigo Lopez, CMB, to Brian Stoffers, Global President, and Jeff Hurley, Senior Managing Director, of CBRE Capital Markets’ Debt & Structured Finance team during the CREF/Multifamily Housing Convention & Expo 2017.

Fox’s ‘Hidden Figures,’ ‘The Birth of a Nation’ and ‘This Is Us’ Win Humanitas Prizes for Telling Stories that Bring us Together

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At a ceremony in Los Angeles on February 22, the organization Humanitas announced the recipients of its 42nd Annual Humanitas Prize, recognizing the screenwriters behind two films and one television series from 21st Century Fox. Theodore Melfi and Allison Schroeder, who wrote Fox 2000’s Hidden

How Comcast’s Internet Essentials Puts Opportunity at a Family’s Fingertips

By Jamar Johnson, Manager of HR Systems and Quality Management and lead for Comcast NBCUniversal’s Black Employee Network
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For the Watson family, it is the people behind the history makers that spark their interest.

Meet Everel Watson, a single mother of four, who works tirelessly to teach her children to appreciate not just the individuals who make it into the history books, but also the people who helped shape the course of their lives. Living in the house their grandmother grew up in, and hearing about her life first-hand, has afforded Everel’s children a unique perspective on African American history.

Tetra Tech’s Deena Garland Highlighted in Woman Engineer Magazine

Using engineering to address global water challenges through work and volunteer efforts
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Even as a child, Tetra Tech’s Deena Garland knew that engineering was in her future. Today she uses her degrees in civil and environmental engineering to provide access to clean, reliable sources of water.

Woman Engineer highlighted Deena’s passion for engineering as a tool for change in the “Safeguarding the Future” section of its Winter 2016/2017 issue. The article discusses Deena’s “ongoing dedication to education, outreach, and fundraising efforts to raise awareness about the global water crisis.”

California Diversity Council Announces 2017 Top 50 Chief Information Officers

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February 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The California Diversity Council is pleased to announce the 2017 Distinguished Chief Information Officer award winners. As part of Tech Diversity Week, this award will be formally presented to the esteemed honorees on April 25, 2017 during a formal dinner at the Westin San Jose.

Final Week to Register for the Institute for Corporate Social Responsibility!

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It's the final week to register for the Institute for Corporate Social Responsibility! Don’t miss the opportunity to earn a Professional Certificate in CSR from Johns Hopkins in just six months.

Courses offered include:

Only 2 Weeks Left to Register for Women’s Empowerment Principles Forum!

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There are only two weeks left to register for our 2017 Women’s Empowerment Principles Forum “Measuring Success, Making it Count: Business Investing in Women and Girls.”  Join more than 400 cross-sector leaders and innovators to explore the private sector's role in elevating a sustainable development agenda supporting women and girls. 

Featured topics include:

The Power of Engagement: New FCA US Supplier Diversity Initiative Strengthens Ties with Minority Business Associations

‘Inaugural Black Supplier Engagement Forum’ launches program by hosting the Michigan Black Chamber of Commerce during Black History Month
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AUBURN HILLS, Mich., February 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ - FCA US LLC supplier diversity kicks off 2017 with a new initiative aimed at connecting its purchasing organization with minority, women and veteran business associations by providing customized training, learning and development, and networking opportunities.
 

As Seen on The Guardian: How to Help Young People Prepare for Careers in Sustainability

Want your children or students to be ready for the new kinds of jobs that are only now being invented? These four steps will help you help them get that dream green gig
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There’s a green shift happening in the workplace as sustainability- and conservation-focused jobs grow across all sectors. Pathways to these positions are constantly evolving, though, and it can be daunting for students to map out their career paths.

So the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) is helping to educate and engage young people interested in sustainability jobs. Ahead of NWF’s EcoCareers Conference, here are four steps students can take to help get that dream green job.

Political Strategist, Donna Brazile, to Keynote Ohio Women’s Conference

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CINCINNATI, OH, February 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Ohio Diversity Council is proud to announce Veteran Political Strategist, Donna Brazile, as their 2017 Ohio Women’s Conference keynote speaker. The conference will be held on May 9, 2017 at the University of Cincinnati. This annual event focuses on professional development, community, networking, entrepreneurship, and women’s health.

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