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Ed Goldman: Meet the woman putting gurrrl in Girl Scout! Part 2 of 2

Eighteen counties are affiliated with Girl Scouts Heart of Central California, which Linda Farley, whom we met in yesterday’s column, serves as CEO. “We cover from Yuba City to the north, Los Banos to the south, Davis to the west and on east into.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 13th, 2017

Duke, once a teller, named top-ranking woman in U.S. banking

Betsy Duke was working in a Virginia Beach dinner theater in the mid-1970s, struggling to make ends meet, when she applied for a job at a dry cleaner. It turned her down. Instead, she became a part-time teller......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 16th, 2017

The $2.6 trillion asset manager behind the "Fearless Girl" statue is putting its money where its mouth is

Drew Angerer/Getty Images State Street Global Advisors, a huge asset manager, called for the companies it invests in to improve their gender diversity – or else face a vote against them. The call came as part of State Street's installment .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 26th, 2017

Meet the woman S.F. hired to speed up restaurant openings

The position is part of the city's Office of Economic and Workforce Development, and was created last year as a result of San Francisco's complex permitting process......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 13th, 2017

Meet Britain"s Hayden Cross, the man who gave birth to a baby girl

The 21-year-old man became the first in Britain after putting his sex transition on hold.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJul 9th, 2017

Meet the 16-year-old Czech Girl Scout Who Stood Up to the Far-Right

It's the latest in a string of iconic photos of young women. A photograph of 16-year-old girl scout Lucie Mysl?kov? staring defiantly at a right wing protester during a May Day.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 4th, 2017

Meet the Newest Woman to Join the Top Ranks at Goldman Sachs

Sarah Smith will become the bank's head of global compliance. Gold.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 19th, 2017

Meet the Group That"s Successfully Putting Women on Boards

Less than 7 percent of private tech companies have a woman board member. This organization is out to change that......»»

Category: topSource: incOct 19th, 2016

Why JPMorgan Chase Is Putting $10 Million Into Two Neighborhoods in Washington, D.C.

The bank isn't stopping at Detroit. JPMorgan Chase on Monday announced a plan to invest $10 million in Ward 7 and Ward 8, two neighborhoods in the southeastern part of the District of Columbia. The.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortune10 hr. 14 min. ago

This piano-loving L"Oreal heiress is now the world"s richest woman

The death this week of L’Oreal SA’s founding family matriarch is putting the spotlight on a reclusive 64-year-old heiress who now finds herself as the richest woman in the world......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 23rd, 2017

Meet Alice Walton: How America"s wealthiest woman spends her Walmart fortune

AP Photo/Danny JohnstonAlice Walton, the only female heiress to the Walmart fortune, is the richest woman in the US. The 67-year-old is worth an estimated $38.4 billion. Walton briefly became the richest woman in the wo.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 22nd, 2017

Meet Alice Walton: How the world"s wealthiest woman spends her Walmart fortune

AP Photo/Danny JohnstonAlice Wal.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 22nd, 2017

Meet the Woman Poised for an Uber Turnaround

Bozoma Saint John has the experience and the drive to shake-up Uber's culture and reputation......»»

Category: topSource: incSep 22nd, 2017

Moneyism: Searches for ‘dotard’ are soaring — meet the woman behind Merriam-Webster’s viral tweets

How Lauren Naturale has dealt with the hottest and most controversial words over the past year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 22nd, 2017

Meet the girl from Arkansas in charge of selling one of the biggest apartment projects in NYC

After a decade selling real estate in New York City, Norma-Jean Callahan was tasked with the biggest project of her caree.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklySep 22nd, 2017

Meet the Woman Who Broke Silicon Valley"s Gender Barrier--and Built a $1.5 Billion Tech Company

The Silicon Valley gender narrative is firmly entrenched: Women don't get computer science degrees and don't start successful tech companies. Don't tell Therese Tucker any of that......»»

Category: topSource: incSep 19th, 2017

Meet the Woman Making a Point About Race by Photographing Every Human Skin Tone

Angélica Dass, photographer and activist, talks about the absurdity of racism, Black Lives Matter, and what she'd say to Donald Trump......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekSep 19th, 2017

Meet the Woman Who Broke Silicon Valley"s Sexist Code--and Built a $1.5 Billion Tech Company

The Silicon Valley gender narrative is firmly entrenched: Women don't get computer science degrees and don't start successful tech companies. Don't tell Therese Tucker any of that......»»

Category: topSource: incSep 19th, 2017

High Fidelity: Meet The World’s Top Backer Of Unicorns

As part of our 2017 Unicorn Report, we ranked investors—venture capital, private equity, corporate and nontradi.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkSep 15th, 2017

Hawaii business-woman accepted into Goldman Sachs small business program

Catherine Wa.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 14th, 2017

Air India eyes Rs 3,250 cr loans to meet immediate fund crunch

As part of efforts to revive the loss-making Air India, a ministerial panel is working on the modalities for strategic disinvestment.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 13th, 2017