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World AIDS Day is December 1. This year’s theme is "Communities make the difference". The workplace is an example of a community that can make a significant difference towards preventing and ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
What motivates and pushes us to excel? Some might say it’s inner drive, personal passion or the desire to help others. We know it’s also the enjoyment and satisfaction that comes from a job well done – especially when recognized.
The World Economic Forum estimates it will take 202 years to close the global gender gap at work. We can’t wait that long; we need to do more to drive change, level the playing field and turn good intentions into better outcomes.
This International Women’s Day let’s not only celebrate women, let’s build diverse, supportive workplace cultures that appeal to women, improve their health and well-being, and propel their success. For large employers, it’s a morale and economic imperative.
On this last day of National Minority Health Month, let us continue to live our commitment to eliminate disparities and to advance health equity. Health Equity exists when all people — regardless of race, gender, socio-economic status, geographic location or other societal constructs — have the same access and resources to achieve optimal health and well-being. Social, economic and environmental factors are strong contributors to health inequities. Employers can make a difference through intentional design of programs and policies to support health and well-being across diverse populations in the workplace, as well as through partnerships in community to impact areas where people live, work and play.
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