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"We believe that the future workforce is an equal one, and our ambition is to be the most inclusive and diverse company in the world," said Pierre Nanterme, Accenture's chairman and CEO.
Employees were invited to be a part of the #PressforProgress campaign and take action that will drive change and acknowledgement for women.
At its headquarters, the company will host two Alice S. Marriott Leadership sessions.
By having women flex their economic muscle, organizers hope to call attention to issues such as the gender pay gap and reproductive health services.
"At Kellogg, women farmers play an important role at the start of our food journey," said Diane Holdorf, chief sustainability officer.
An unprecedented amount of staff requested leave for March 8, prompting school district closures in Maryland, Virginia and North Carolina.
The Women’s March announced the agenda for its planned strike on March 8, “a day where women feel empowered to take a stance on their value in the workplace.”
A woman’s account of sexual harassment breached TripAdvisor’s “political” opinions guideline, and was blocked.
The International Monetary Fund’s Christine Lagarde offers solutions on the wage gaps, cultural restrictions and lack of jobs that hold women back globally.