Jun 24, 2019 7:25:00 AM

Aspirant Holding 'Corporate Champions Against Domestic Violence' Event with Women's Shelter


Aspirant Holding 'Corporate Champions Against Domestic Violence' Event with Women's Shelter

Pittsburgh, PA, June 21, 2019 – The Pittsburgh-based management consulting and technology firm Aspirant is co-hosting a ‘Corporate Champions Against Domestic Violence’ event on June 27, 2019, with Women’s Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh (WC&S).

This event is part of Aspirant’s larger Connection of Hope campaign, which was started to help raise awareness of and prevent domestic violence. In 2018, the Pittsburgh Mayor’s office declared June 27 as “Women’s Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh (WC&S) Connection of Hope Day” in honor of the launch of the Aspirant-developed RUSafe 2.0 app aimed at domestic violence intervention through relationship assessment, safety guides, and journaling capabilities, and which is now available in three languages.

As Aspirant approaches the first anniversary of this announcement and app release, the focus for this June 27 is domestic violence at the corporate level. In fact, victims of intimate partner violence (IPV) lose a total of 8 million days of paid work each year, and the cost of IPV exceeds $8.3 billion per year, according to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence.

Therefore, Aspirant and WC&S will host the “Corporate Champions Against Domestic Violence” event on June 27, 2019 from 6-7:30 p.m. at WC&S’ newly renovated facility. The informal event will:

  • Connect locally based companies and leaders who are doing supportive and preventative work in their organizations around domestic violence.
  • Share ideas on how companies can become more involved in addressing the issue through volunteerism, distribution of RUSafe materials and/or joining STANDING FIRM (a program dedicated to addressing partner violence in the workplace).
  • Feature local companies in attendance, including Koppers, Aspirant, Bayer, Burson Cohn & Wolfe, and more.

For further press inquiries or interest in attending, please contact:
John Conroy

Aspirant is an innovative, values-driven global management consulting and technology firm. We utilize integrated expertise to drive business strategy and transformation across Organizational Effectiveness, Marketing & Sales, Operations, Technology, Digital, and Program and Project Leadership. We are differentiated by our lean teams of experienced consultants, our innovative model fueled by leading-edge technology, our close partnerships with clients, and our commitment to client capability and sustained success. In addition, we are dedicated to raising awareness of and helping prevent domestic abuse through the Connection of Hope campaign. For more information, please visit www.aspirant.com. You Aspire. Together We Achieve.
John helps lead Aspirant’s marketing and communications efforts for both internal and external projects, including website, business development, social media, corporate social responsibility efforts, public relations, and recruiting. During his 13-year career, he has developed the ability to merge strategic vision with project management abilities as well as creative and communicative storytelling for marketing and advertising within various industries.

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