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Around the Table: Boeing, Starbucks, Virginia Mason Franciscan Health, Bristol Myers Squibb, & Vulcan

May 5th, 2021

Celebrating STEM students On April 29, more than 600 high school seniors across the U.S. – including 46 Washington students – were honored through a virtual STEM Signing Day ceremony, presented by Boeing. Learn more in this Partnership for Learning story. Reports to the community Boeing shares diversity, equity, and inclusion data and defines the company’s aspirations to address representation gaps and build… Read more

Around the Table: Retail Lockbox, Microsoft, Fred Hutch, PNNL, & Starbucks

April 20th, 2021

Sharing leadership advice Craig Dawson, President and CEO of Retail Lockbox, spoke on The Leadership Playbook podcast at Seattle University about how he is leveraging his experience as a Black business owner and leader at the Roundtable and Washington Employers for Racial Equity. Supporting COVID-19 efforts Microsoft is partnering with EvergreenHealth, Overlake Medical Center & Clinics, and Public Health – Seattle & King… Read more

Around the Table: Seattle Foundation, McKinstry, Kaiser Permanente WA

April 8th, 2021

Addressing policy challenges Seattle Foundation recently participated, along with Challenge Seattle and United Way of King County, in a GeekWire virtual event centered on tackling public policy challenges during a COVID economy. Tony Mestres will step down as President and CEO of Seattle Foundation in May to begin his next professional chapter. During his time as President and CEO, Tony focused on advancing… Read more

Letter of Support for a 2021 State Transportation Funding Package

March 31st, 2021

The Washington Roundtable is among the 100 organizations representing business, labor, environment and transit advocates, and local governments that signed a March 29 letter urging state legislative leaders to pass a comprehensive transportation funding package this year. A bold infrastructure package that funds highways, bridges, and transit systems will support job creation and an equitable economic recovery in Washington state. Investing in transportation… Read more

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Washington Roundtable @waroundtable3 months agoRT @kpwashington: Since 2014, we have worked w/ @YouthCareSEA to support youth experiencing homelessness and struggling to receive care, an…
Washington Roundtable @waroundtable3 months agoRT @bmsnews: We earned 100 on the @DisabilityIN Disability Equality Index which recognizes companies that prioritize inclusion of people wi…
Washington Roundtable @waroundtable3 months agoRT @PNNLab: We're proudly partnering with @AvistaUtilities on the innovative Spokane, Wash. #EcoDistrict project to reimagine the future of…
Washington Roundtable @waroundtable4 months agoRT @fredhutch: “All four of our honorees — Michele, Kathy, April and Bev — are remarkable and have really made a terrific contributions to…
Washington Roundtable @waroundtable4 months agoRT @BellevueChamber: As Covid recovery continues, how has the local, global, and national economy responded? Join @WAFDbank CEO, Brent Bear…