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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

Tesla cranks up big battery in Australia

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Tesla Inc has completed construction of the world's largest lithium ion battery in Australia, putting it on track to meet a 100-day deadline for switching the battery packs on, the South Australian government said on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 22nd, 2017

Meet Blaire White, the Transgender Trump Supporter Winning Over Conservatives on YouTube

As a transgender conservative woman, Blaire White might seem like a walking contradiction. She doesn't think so......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 21st, 2017

Who Is Al Franken"s Wife? Meet Franni Bryson, the Woman Who Won Him His Senate Seat

Minnesota Senator Al Franken was accused of sexual misconduct on Thursday by Leeann Tweeden, a radio news anchor with KABC in Los Angeles......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 16th, 2017

This Woman Ran the World’s Most Exclusive High-Stakes Poker Game

Meet Molly Bloom. Deal, flop, turn, river, showdown: There are few thin.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 15th, 2017

Meet the Memphian putting transit on two wheels

"When people say, 'You drive a scooter in Memphis. Are you crazy?' I can honestly tell them, 'Yeah. It’s really fine to drive a scooter on Lamar.'".....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 15th, 2017

Govt to use pulses from buffer stock for welfare schemes

Saddled with a buffer-stock of 20 lakh tonnes of pulses, the government has decided to use a part of it to meet nutritional requirements under various welfare programmes such as the mid-day meal sche........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineNov 12th, 2017

15 Best Part-Time Jobs to Meet Rich Men or Lots of Women to Get Laid

If you want to know how to end your dry spell, read about 15 best part-time jobs to meet rich men or lots of women to get laid.....»»

Category: topSource: insidermonkeyNov 10th, 2017

Fake News Claims Malia Obama Arrested for "Antifa" Assault on Old Woman

Fake news reports popped up last week stating the president's oldest child was part of an assault on an elderly woman......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 10th, 2017

Meet Omkar Hota, who carried a pregnant woman to hospital on cot for 12 km

For many, Hota's journey with the patient is proof of how an individual can make a difference when the system fails.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 10th, 2017

Columbus City Schools putting 4 sites on the auction block, including former Africentric and Maennerchor buildings

Four Columbus City Schools buildings are headed to the auction block as part of a larger offloading of property by Central Ohio's largest school district......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 10th, 2017

EU Officials Boost Efforts to Meet Paris Climate-Change Commitments

European Union officials agreed to revise the bloc’s cap-and-trade system, ramping up efforts to curb carbon-dioxide emissions as part of their push to meet Paris Agreement commitments to fight climate change......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjNov 10th, 2017

Alabama politician compares Roy Moore"s alleged sexual encounter with a 14-year-old girl to Mary and Joseph in the Bible

Scott Olson/Getty Images Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore initiated a sexual encounter with a 14-year-old girl when he was 32, the woman claimed Thursday. While several Republicans distanced themselves from Moore, Al.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 9th, 2017

Woman claims that controversial GOP Senate candidate initiated a sexual encounter with her when she was 14 years old

REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Roy Moore, a GOP Senate candidate from Alabama, has been accused of sexual misconduct with a then-14-year-old girl. Other women also accused Moore of pursuing them when they were teenagers. A wom.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 9th, 2017