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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

Meet Avani Chaturvedi: First Indian woman to fly fighter jet

Avani Chaturvedi flew MiG-21 Bison in her first training solo sortie, in Jamnagar, Gujarat.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standard7 hr. 44 min. ago

Futures Movers: U.S. oil benchmark narrows gap with Brent crude

Oil prices are putting in a mixed performance, with the U.S. benchmark making up ground on its global counterpart thanks in part to Canadian supply issues......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 20th, 2018

Meet The Team: The King Is Dead. Long Live The King! - Part III

Meet The Team: The King Is Dead. Long Live The King! - Part III.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaFeb 20th, 2018

Swan Song Of The Central Bankers, Part 2: Yellen"s "My Girl"

Authored by David Stockman via Contra Corner .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 15th, 2018

5 things to know City Real Estate Edition: 1650 Arch St. is put on the market

Greetings this spring-like morning, the forecast is for snow over the weekend. It's a rollercoaster of a weather week. Here are some newsy tidbits. Here is a first at advertising agency Publicis Health: a woman CEO. Publicis Health is part of a .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 15th, 2018

Meet Janice Bryant Howroyd, the first African American woman to run a $1-billion business

Janice Bryant Howroyd is founder and chief executive the ACT-1 Group, the largest privately held, woman-owned employment firm in the U.S......»»

Category: topSource: latimesFeb 11th, 2018

Meet The US Army"s Latest Killer-Robotic Humvees

In the coming months, the United States Army is sending its first robotic Humvee to a field training exercise to see if the autonomous combat vehicle can accurately destroy targets, as part of a new experimental program to weaponize robots. The killer Hu.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 10th, 2018

Stocks Rebound as Wild Week Ends

U.S. stocks finished sharply higher Friday, thanks in part to a strong final hour, putting a positive end to one of the market’s worst weeks in years......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjFeb 10th, 2018

Who is Kim Jong Un’s sister? Kim Yo Jong Is Becoming North Korea’s Most Powerful Woman

Little is known about the first member of Kim Jong Un’s family to enter South Korea, but experts say rising star Kim Yo Jong is all part of the plan......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekFeb 9th, 2018

A Girl Scout sold over 300 boxes of cookies outside of a pot dispensary — and people don"t know if they should praise her or be concerned

Flickr/Marit & Toomas Hinnosaar A Girl Scout and her dad sold over 300 boxes of cookies outside of a San Diego marijuana dispensary.  The Girl Scouts typ.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 8th, 2018

Meet the woman helping bring José Andrés" ThinkFoodGroup to new heights

Kimberly Grant served as chief operating officer for Ruby Tuesday before joining ThinkFoodGroup as CEO......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 8th, 2018

Girl Scout reportedly sells 300 boxes of cookies outside of California pot shop

A reporter captured her on vid.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayFeb 7th, 2018

Girl Scout reportedly sells $300 of cookies outside of California pot shop

A reporter captured her on vid.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayFeb 7th, 2018