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TJ Dicaprio Featured Among Female CSR Leaders

Excerpt from an article by Jen Boynton in Triple Pundit,
January 17, 2013.

Tamara "TJ" Dicaprio, a student in Marylhurst's MBA in Sustainable Business program and Sr. Director, Carbon and Energy at Microsoft Corporation, was named one of 35 women leaders in corporate social responsibility.

TJ drives Microsoft's environmental strategy by establishing the long term environmental footprint reduction and renewable energy strategy.

Men still dominate corporate social responsibility, at least at the higher levels. GreenBiz's 2011 salary survey found that two-thirds of VP of Sustainability roles at large organizations are held by men – and it will surprise few readers to find that there was a 20 percent pay gap between men and women at the highest levels of sustainability.

Yet, the connection between gender diversity and CSR runs deep. Study after research study has found that simply having an executive team with gender diversity is highly correlated with having a strong CSR performance – even when those women aren't working in CSR.

And of course, despite the statistics, we've come across a number of inspirational women slowly but steadily inspiring sustainable change. Here are 35 of them.

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