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March 7, 2016

FedEx Courier KOs Competition en Route to World Women’s Boxing Championship

International Women’s Day is a time to reflect on progress made, to call for change and to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their countries and communities. In honor of International Women’s Day, we are proud to share the story of Nicky

March 1, 2016

Dress for Success CEO Sees Changes With Women in the Workforce

In honor of Women's History Month, we sat down with Dress for Success CEO Joi Gordon to talk about women and the workforce.

May 15, 2015

FedEx supports Women in Aviation International

The 26th Annual International Women in Aviation (WAI) Conference was held in Dallas recently Once again, FedEx had a huge presence, including several dozen FedEx pilots and employees from Aircraft Maintenance. The WAI convention is the largest of its kind. WAI has more than 11,000 members and attracts airlines and aviation-related companies from all over

November 25, 2013

Making childbirth safer for Tanzania’s women

You might remember the 2012 blog post about how FedEx supported a maternity ward at a hospital in Tanzania. I am the coordinator of this project on behalf of the German medical charity action medeor, one of Europe’s largest such organizations.This summer I had the opportunity to visit the ward and see for myself with my own eyes the great progress that has been made so far. I am now delighted to report back to you.

September 4, 2013

Important Work for Washington Policymakers, and Giving Back to the Community

As we shift out of recess mode and head back to work, Congress is returning to Washington with important matters that FedEx hopes will be addressed to move our economy and our country forward.We are encouraged by the momentum on Capitol Hill and within the administration on some of these issues, including corporate tax reform, transportation, and free trade agreements.  

June 11, 2013

Dress for Success wins big at Memphis event

Dress for Success Worldwide is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of women in 110 cities across 12 countries. Each year, the organization helps 55,000 women rebuild their lives and gain economic independence. Dress for Success provides suits to low-income women when they have job interviews.FedEx supports the organization across both of these key dimensions, providing philanthropic donations, in-kind shipping and hands-on team member engagement.

December 17, 2012

Making a Difference in Tanzania

Did you know that around half a million women die every year because of pregnancy related complications and that over 90% of these maternal deaths occur in developing countries? Tanzania has one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the world. This is why FedEx supports the maintenance and improvement of a maternity waiting home in Tanzania as part of our CSR activities.

July 18, 2012

Challenging Congress (and You) to Outfit Unemployed

The unemployment rate is 8.2%. I’ll bet you want to do something about it – and you can.  Here is a simple action item.  Go through your closet, pull out all of the professional attire you don’t wear – suits, shoes, accessories, and give it to someone who has landed a job interview but cannot afford professional interview clothing due to the very fact that they are not employed.