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AgCareers.com - Diversity in Agriculture Virtual Career Fair

AgCareers.com invites employers and job seekers to register for the Diversity in Agriculture virtual career fair. Scheduled for March 7, 2019 this virtual career fair will target diverse candidates interested in pursuing agricultural careers. Virtual career fairs utilize chat rooms in lieu of the traditional career fair booth, allowing job seekers to chat with multiple organizations during the event.

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MANRRS34 – Innovate to Elevate

The MANRRS Annual Career Fair and Training Conference is designed to foster and promote inclusion and advancement of MANRRS members in their academic and professional fields. Opportunities are provided for students to meet professionals in their chosen fields, to interview with interested organizations, to develop leadership skills, and to demonstrate their skills and abilities. Opportunities are provided for professional members to network with others in their fields and develop leadership skills, as well as meet and support students in their educational endeavors.

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ADM’s diversity recognized

Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) has been recognized for its diversity at the board and executive levels by The Rising Tides, a consulting firm focused on improving the workplace for women and minorities.

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Annual Innovations in Diversity Awards

ADM’s Leadership recognized at Profiles in Diversity Journal when they’ve announced the winners of its 15th Annual Innovations in Diversity Awards competition, honoring corporations, organizations, and institutions that have developed innovative solutions in the area of workforce diversity, inclusion and human equity.

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ADM Honored with USG Supplier Diversity Award

ADM has been named by USG Corporation as its Diversity & Inclusion Supplier of the Year for 2018.USG presents the award to one supplier every year, using criteria including commitment to a company culture that promotes diversity and inclusion, ownership of diversity and inclusion goals at the senior level, and participation in diversity and inclusion initiatives.

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Monsanto Recognized as Top Company for Women Executives

Monsanto Company has been named to the 2018 National Association for Female Executives, Top Companies for Executive Women list. Monsanto is one of 70 companies to earn the honor, which recognizes American corporations where women have significant clout to make the decisions that affect their companies’ futures and bottom lines.

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Cargill Sponsors Memphis’s National Civil Rights Museum and MLK50 Events

Cargill is ensuring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s message continues to be heard through a $75,000 commitment to Memphis’s National Civil Rights Museum. The sponsorship includes a $25,000 donation to the Museum and a $50,000 sponsorship to the Museum’s MLK50 events starting April 4th and continuing through the remainder of 2018.

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DuPont Celebrates Veterans All Year Long

Hundreds of veterans work around the globe for DuPont. They are the living embodiment of the company’s commitment, made in 2012, to hire at least one out of 10 employees who are veterans of the U.S. armed services. But DuPont’s commitment to veterans doesn’t end in the hiring arena. The company also helps with the transition to civilian life and accommodates those veterans who still serve in the National Guard.

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Monsanto Recognized as Top Company for Women Executives

Monsanto has been named by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) as one of the “Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality.” The distinction comes with the St. Louis-based company earning a perfect score of 100 percent on the HRC’s annual Corporate Equality Index (CEI). The CEI is a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.

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Ag CEOs Join Diversity, Inclusion Initiative

Chief executive officers of several agricultural companies have joined CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion, a collaboration of more than 150 CEOs who are pledging to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace. By joining the group, the CEOs vow to take action to make their companies places where diverse experiences and perspectives are welcomed and employees feel empowered to discuss inclusion and diversity.

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ADM Honored with USG Supplier Diversity Award

Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) is ranked number 1 in Chicago United’s 2016 diversity report, Inside Inclusion Featuring the Corporate Diversity Profile. ADM secured the top spot out of 50 public Chicago companies based on ethnic diversity within the company’s Board of Directors and in its leadership ranks.

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Thurgood Marshall College Fund is Increasing the HBCU Talent Pipeline Into the C-Suite

In partnership with Thurgood Marshall College Fund, the USDA sought to increase their diversity goals through a hands-on 10-week internship experience for undergraduate, graduate and law students and offer career opportunities to HBCU students across various USDA agencies in the U.S., including Puerto Rico. TMCF places some 150 interns within the USDA through this program every year.

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Looking Ahead: Adding Seats to the Table to Diversify the Agricultural Workforce

From the field to the fork, we need diversity in agriculture. I’m proud to say that here at USDA, we are doing our part to make sure young people have access to the wide array of opportunities available. Over the next five years, we can expect to see an average of 57,900 jobs become available annually in food, agriculture, renewable natural resources and the environment. However, only 35,400 students will graduate with the specialized degrees and expertise to fill those jobs, leaving 39 percent to be filled by young people with talent in other areas. We need to expand the talent pool and change the dialogue to show agriculture as an attractive, meaningful career path.

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Monsanto Recognized as Top Company for Women Executives

Monsanto has been named by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) as one of the “Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality.” The distinction comes with the St. Louis-based company earning a perfect score of 100 percent on the HRC’s annual Corporate Equality Index (CEI). The CEI is a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.

Read More

Ag CEOs Join Diversity, Inclusion Initiative

Chief executive officers of several agricultural companies have joined CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion, a collaboration of more than 150 CEOs who are pledging to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace. By joining the group, the CEOs vow to take action to make their companies places where diverse experiences and perspectives are welcomed and employees feel empowered to discuss inclusion and diversity.

Read More

ADM Honored with USG Supplier Diversity Award

Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) is ranked number 1 in Chicago United’s 2016 diversity report, Inside Inclusion Featuring the Corporate Diversity Profile. ADM secured the top spot out of 50 public Chicago companies based on ethnic diversity within the company’s Board of Directors and in its leadership ranks.

Read More

Thurgood Marshall College Fund is Increasing the HBCU Talent Pipeline Into the C-Suite

In partnership with Thurgood Marshall College Fund, the USDA sought to increase their diversity goals through a hands-on 10-week internship experience for undergraduate, graduate and law students and offer career opportunities to HBCU students across various USDA agencies in the U.S., including Puerto Rico. TMCF places some 150 interns within the USDA through this program every year.

Read More

Looking Ahead: Adding Seats to the Table to Diversify the Agricultural Workforce

From the field to the fork, we need diversity in agriculture. I’m proud to say that here at USDA, we are doing our part to make sure young people have access to the wide array of opportunities available. Over the next five years, we can expect to see an average of 57,900 jobs become available annually in food, agriculture, renewable natural resources and the environment. However, only 35,400 students will graduate with the specialized degrees and expertise to fill those jobs, leaving 39 percent to be filled by young people with talent in other areas. We need to expand the talent pool and change the dialogue to show agriculture as an attractive, meaningful career path.

Read More