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COVID-19’s Impact on Retirement Savings for Women

Covid-19 has changed the world in ways big and small and in ways we cannot yet measure. When the shutdowns started, the sudden need to provide caregiving while working greatly impacted women. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, nearly three million women have exited the American workforce in …

Women in Insurance Initiate a Second Fact-Based Study on Gender Parity and Diversity

Million Women Mentors’ Women in Insurance Initiative (WII) has launched its second data collection effort, Driving Change for Women in Insurance — Data Insights 2021. WII is calling for industry-wide participation in Driving Change 2021, a unique and important effort to share fact-based information on employee demographics, diversity, equity & …

Sea Powered by STEM

Jack Sheehy is a freshman at Torrey Pines High School in San Diego, CA. He applied and was accepted into the US Naval Academy’s very competitive Summer STEM Program. We asked him to share his experiences with that program for a look into the future of this future STEM star. Science, …

Northwestern Mutual’s hi, Tech Minicamp & Internship Program

Northwestern Mutual’s commitment to growing its STEM-ready pipeline starts early. Rather than waiting to start investing in internships at the college level, the financial services organization starts years earlier than other companies. Stacy Zaja leads the company’s K-12 STEM outreach program, hi, Tech, which includes a signature summer Tech Minicamp …

Companies Taking Climate Action

The burden of climate change isn’t just for you and me to shoulder. Some of the biggest companies are joining the flight on the corporate level and making headline worthy differences. Here is a look at our top-ten publicly traded companies fighting climate change in 2021 and winning: Google Beginning …

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