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Latest Posts by Pam Roberson
March 1, 2016
In honor of Women's History Month, we sat down with Dress for Success CEO Joi Gordon to talk about women and the workforce.
November 20, 2015
Bobbi Wells’ journey to FedEx took an unusual route. She first became involved with the company through a program called Training with Industry*, which allowed U.S. military officers the opportunity to spend one year of their service with a major corporation. “I was on active duty in Germany,” says Wells, a native of Wyoming who
August 26, 2015
In the spring of 2014, purple-shirted FedEx volunteers were busy converting a science classroom at Atlanta’s KIPP Strive Academy into a fully-functional science lab. One year later, those same volunteers came back to see first-hand how well the lab is functioning by helping students dissect frogs. “It’s incredible to see how excited the kids are
July 13, 2015
Most people are familiar with efforts to improve diversity within the corporate workforce. But what about diversity among corporate decision makers? That’s the mission of the Executive Leadership Council (ELC), a non-profit organization comprised of current and former black CEOs, senior executives and board members of Fortune 500 companies. The ELC is committed to increasing
January 21, 2015
Monday, January 19, 2015 was a day to honor the birthday of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. And for many Americans including hundreds of FedEx employees, it was a day to set aside time to participate in community service projects. In Memphis, about 50 team members helped paint at the Memphis Academy
January 14, 2015
According to the magazine, the companies singled out for distinction "demonstrated a significant commitment to diversity in four key areas: board of directors, employee base, senior management and supplier diversity."