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As many of you know, today is International Women’s Day (IWD). Coordinated loosely by the United Nations, IWD was established to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The UN first observed IWD in 1975 and began adopting a theme for the day in 1996. This year’s theme is #PressForProgress. At VOX, we have ...

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As many of you know, today is International Women’s Day (IWD). Coordinated loosely by the United Nations, IWD was established to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The UN first observed IWD in 1975 and began adopting a theme for the day in 1996. This year’s theme is #PressForProgress.

At VOX, we have plenty of strong women (more than 60% of our staff!) who exemplify the ideals of #PressForProgress. Also, from our work with AT&T on STEM education for girls, to Lumina’s focus on closing the educational equity gap for women of color, to our work with several organizations led by women CEOs, we’ve been fortunate to partner with a variety of organizations actively supporting the advancement of women and girls.

Today, we encourage you to reflect on the progress made and the progress yet to achieve, and also to contribute your own thoughts to the larger on and off-line dialogue around #PressForProgress. You might consider how female role models have had an impact on your life, or what messages you have for young women today, or how men can also use their voices to press for progress. There’s still work to be done, and today I’m raising my voice in gratitude for the talented group of women I have the honor of calling my colleagues, clients and mentors.

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As many of you know, today is International Women’s Day (IWD). Coordinated loosely by the United Nations, IWD was established to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The UN first observed IWD in 1975 and began adopting a theme for the day in 1996. This year’s theme is #PressForProgress. At VOX, we have ...

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Employee Wellness Trends and Best Practices to Watch in 2018

Healthy employees are good business Corporate healthcare has evolved far beyond a focus on contribution rates, copays and open enrollment season. In today’s workplace, FitBit activity competitions, meditation rooms and scheduled nap sessions have turned into an $8 billion industry. In turn, people expect their employers to offer programs that ...

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We’re excited to announce that our colleague, Laura Fisher, has been named to the FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority) Investor Education Foundation Board of Directors. Laura co-leads our Financial Services Practice Group and has a background in consumer financial education from her work at the American Bankers Association. The ...

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Americans define themselves by what they do. And almost any story you tell about a person connects back to work – a first job, a 25-year career in medicine, service in the military, you name it. What we do from 9 to 5 shapes our identity, how we perceive others and the impact we make in our communities. The jobs of the future will look ...

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VOX Global Strengthens Senior Leadership Team

Carey Tarbell Appointed General Manager; Mike Marker Named Managing Director WASHINGTON, D.C., September 7, 2017 – VOX Global, a FleishmanHillard specialty brand, has promoted Carey Tarbell to general manager, and Mike Marker to managing director. “VOX is a key driver of our global public affairs offering and these new appointments for Carey ...

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There’s an old adage about the power of teaching a person to fish so he can feed himself for life. Unfortunately, many communicators aren’t applying that wise counsel when engaging parents and caregivers as advocates for education change. To create those powerful voices, communicators must train the next generation to fish. Whether the debate ...

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Career and technical education (CTE) is getting quite a bit of love this year. In June, the House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill to reauthorize the Carl D. Perkins Act—the main piece of federal legislation governing these types of programs—with a focus on giving states greater autonomy in funding CTE and aligning it with local ...

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This is What Award-winning Creative Looks Like

We participate in competitions to keep up with industry trends and see how we measure up. Winning recognition for our work? It’s always a nice boost. Regardless of awards, we’re incredibly proud of all the creative work we do, side-by-side with clients: Crafting social and digital campaigns. Designing infographics and animations. ...

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How Corporate Activism Makes a Difference and Drives a Bottom Line

It’s June. That means the rainbow flag is everywhere throughout corporate America. The month, the anniversary of the LGBT rights movement, gives companies a platform to show support for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBTQ+) community — including their employees and customers. It’s easy to dismiss these gestures as rainbow ...

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Let Go of the Controls — and We Can Fly

On the Floor, and in the Air, at the Largest Unmanned and Robotic Trade Show “The Terminator” … “the robots are taking over mankind,” several engineers said — only half in jest — when asked at the AUVSI’s XPONENTIAL 2017 what they believe most worries consumers and policymakers about their technology. Over the last several days, many of the ...

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