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Harriet Tubman to Change the Face of U.S. Currency

Abolitionist leader Harriet Tubman will be featured on the front of a new $20 bill. Tubman now makes history as the first woman highlighted prominently on U.S. paper currency. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said in an open letter on Wednesday the decision to put Tubman on the new $20 “was…

Kaiser Permanente's Wendy Lee Named Among the Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology by National Diversity Council

OAKLAND, Calif. This month, Kaiser Permanente Senior Vice President Wendy Lee was honored as one of thetop 50 most powerful women in technologyby the National Diversity Council. The award recognizes prominent leaders in the industry who have reached the top of their profession by driving innovation and inspiring others to…

Toyota Financial Services (TFS) Completes Largest Ever Corporate Diversity & Inclusion Bond Offering; New Offering of $1.25 Billion Promotes Diversity on Wall Street

Toyota Financial Services Logo (PRNewsFoto/Toyota Financial Services) TORRANCE, Calif., April11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Toyota Financial Services (TFS) completed its fourth Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) Bond Offering in the amount of $1.25 billion, setting a record for the largest corporate bond offering in which D&I firms play a lead role. Enabling…

Pro-Trump Students Mock MLK with Trump Hat Photo

By Sheryl Estrada A controversial photo on the Instagram account of “students4trump” at the University of South Florida (USF) is gaining massive attention. The university’s bust of slain civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is pictured wearing Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s signature “Make America Great Again” red…

MasterCard and World Vision to Address Key Issues Facing Humanitarian Sector

Multi-layered Partnership Focuses on Aid Delivery, Industry Research, Fundraising and Advocacy to Reach More People in Need Purchase, NY and Monrovia, CA MasterCard and World Visionlast weeksigned a multi-layered partnership agreement in which MasterCard will apply its expertise, products and services in support of World Vision’s efforts to tackle key…

GM Design Chief Ed Welburn To Retire July 1

WARREN, Mich. Ed Welburn, vice president of General Motors Global Design, told employees today he will retire effective July 1, following a 44-year career with the company. Michael Simcoe, a 33-year veteran of GM Design and vice president of GM International Design, based in Australia and Korea, has been selected…

Bridging the Financial Literacy Gap: PwC

The wealth gap in the United States is threatening Americans’ aspirations for social advancement and equal opportunity.Minorities, women and the least educated have some of the lowest financial literacy rates in the nation, a major concern forbusinesses that see attracting a more diverse workforce as a business imperative. A new…

TV Journalist Fired for Racial Comments on Facebook

By Sheryl Estrada Wendy Bell. Photo from Twitter. Wendy Bell, an anchorwoman at the Pittsburgh TV station WTAE, was fired Wednesday for violating journalistic standards due to Facebook comments regarding young, Black men and a mass shooting. Bellis now added to a growing list of professionals around the country, including…