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Mar 11, 2014
Celebrating its 35th year on Sunday, March 30, the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle has grown from a small local event into the world’s largest 8K (4.97-mile) road race with 40,000 participants. The second largest running event in Chicago behind the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, the Shamrock Shuffle ranks among the 10 largest races in the U.S. and 20 largest in the world. Its size is a tribute to the growing enthusiasm of the Chicago running community, with more than 90 percent of Shamrock Shuffle participants hailing from Chicago and the surrounding suburbs… learn More about Ring in spring at the 2014 Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K
Feb 18, 2014
IN THE NEWS (The Charlotte Observer): Charlotte-area female entrepreneurs looking to grow their businesses will have greater access to capital, mentoring and networking thanks to a new partnership between billionaire fashion designer Tory Burch and Bank of America… learn More about BofA looks to boost female entrepreneurs
Mar 06, 2014
In March, Bank of America and Vital Voices will bring the Global Ambassadors Program to Mexico City, Mexico for the first meeting of 2014. The mentoring program will connect women business leaders from Latin America and the Caribbean to senior women executives, who will help the participants access networks, gain expertise around strategic planning, and create impact in their countries’ economies… learn More about Highlights from our Global Ambassadors Mexico forum
Nov 19, 2013
IN THE NEWS (The Huffington Post): Multinational companies have historically taken water availability for granted. But this is changing. A 2013 World Economic Forum report named water scarcity as one of the top global risks facing companies in the 21st century… learn More about The Future Of Water Sustainability
Dec 12, 2013
IN THE NEWS (The Huffington Post): It was August 2006 and I was delivering backpacks and school supplies from School on Wheels of Massachusetts to the children and teenagers living with their families in a Brockton, Massachusetts motel, when I noticed a young man watching me closely… learn More about How A New Backpack Changed The Life Of A Homeless Teen