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March 14, 2019

Women’s History Month: Profiles in Trucking

In honor of Women’s History Month, we asked several drivers who are charting their own unique paths in the transportation industry to share what their jobs mean to them and why a diverse workforce is so important. Rachel Douglas & LaNausha Harvey-Kelso FedEx Freight City Drivers—Cleveland, Ohio What one thing are you most proud of

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March 1, 2019

Oprah Winfrey Delivers Possibilities to Girls in South Africa, with help from FedEx

“I lost it.  I mean, I couldn’t believe it.” That’s how 24 year-old Slee (short for Slindokuhle Accurate Mathebula) says she felt the moment she got the news that she had been accepted into the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls (OWLAG).  Competition is keen for admission to the prestigious school which opened its doors

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March 5, 2018

Inspirational Advice for Entrepreneurs of Any Age

Whether you are launching a company, reviving an existing business, or just a girl with a dream, women all over the world have been in your shoes. In honor of International Women’s Day, we salute women in business who share inspirational advice for future entrepreneurs.

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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

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.  

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