Tag: International Women’s Day

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Sysco Celebrates International Women’s Day, Sponsors Let’s Talk Womxn Event in Support of Women-Owned Restaurant Owners

Sysco Corporation, the leading global foodservice distribution company, celebrated the company’s fourth annual observance of International Women’s Day (IWD) across its global organization. To recognize this important day, Sysco sponsored the Let’s Talk Womxn’s Let’s Talk Change Virtual Summit on March 1, 2022. Let’s Talk Womxn is a collaboration of…

Everything You Need to Know About International Women’s Day

March 8 marks the 113th celebration of the global holiday known as International Women’s Day, an annual celebration created to commemorate the cultural, political and socioeconomic achievements of women around the planet. As we prepare to mark this year’s important and especially meaningful occurrence — which occurs at the start…

The History of Women’s History Month

We celebrate Women’s History Month each March to honor the legacy, contributions and resilience of women and girls around the world, but a recognized time dedicated to celebrating women wasn’t formally added to the calendar until 1980. What originally became a national, monthlong celebration began as a locally celebrated women’s…

Archived: Marriott Celebrates International Women's Day With Multiple Initiatives Around the World

As Marriott International (No. 8 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies) list prepares to celebrate International Women’s Day, Marriott’s Executive Vice President and Global Chief Commercial Officer, Stephanie Linnartz, was named to the inaugural Great Place to Work for All Leadership Awards list. The award recognizes leaders responsible for business…

Archived: Kellogg Supports 10,000 Women Farmers to Reach their Full Potential

On International Women’s Day, we celebrate the significant contributions women are making around the world, especially in agriculture toward helping secure our global food supply. On average, women represent 43 percent of the agricultural labor force in developing countries[1] and up to 30 percent of all farmers in the United…