Justice, Law and Public Policy Discussed at Annual Democratic Dinner

Following the recent reversal of Roe v. Wade, it was only fitting that the two speakers at the Atkinson-Arnall Tribute Dinner were attorneys and the issue of women’s empowerment was a persistent theme. The Atkinson-Arnall Tribute is named for William Yates Atkinson and Ellis Gibbs Arnall, the two Governors of Georgia who were from Coweta … Read more

Putin’s call fuels Russian anger, instability and violence

Long lines of cars line the roads that wind toward Russia’s border crossings with Georgia, Kazakhstan, and Mongolia, and similar lines at airports. Angry demonstrations, not only in Moscow and St. Petersburg, but in the remote northern province of Yakutia and in the poor southern region of Dagestan, with women chasing a police officer and … Read more

Shipra Agarwal, Staff Data Analyst, Walmart Global Tech

Shipra Agarwal is a Data Analyst with design and development experience across multiple applications and clients. She has technical proficiency and experience developing and maintaining applications using Informatica Power Center, SAS DI, and Teradata. How has your journey as a woman in AI been so far? It has been an exciting ten years for me … Read more

ExodUS Summit is helping Black women make expat dreams come true

Photos courtesy of ExodUS Summit. Location Playa del Carmen, Mexico (Dowe on the left, Perry on the right) Considering the rise in black travel and expat groups in recent years, as well as having to deal with immense stressors due to the pandemic and seemingly endless social injustices, it’s no surprise that black women show … Read more

Second-hand clothing market will post a CAGR of 14.8% amid

NEWARK, Del, Sept. 26, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The global secondhand clothing market is projected to grow by $71,225.6 Minnesota in 2022 to $282,748.6 Minnesota by the end of 2032, with second-hand clothing sales accelerating overall at a CAGR of more than 14.8% throughout the forecast period (2022-2032). The growing popularity of second-hand clothing due … Read more

David Cleveland, Minneapolis Community Banker and MN Cup Founder, Dies at 89

David Cleveland, the distinguished retired banker from Minneapolis, called the MN Cup director a few days before the event to let him know that he and his wife, Carolyn, were feeling prepared for the trip from their Wisconsin tree farm. Cleveland, 89, had made the annual business contest and event possible in its early years … Read more

Power Rising: Building an Agenda for Black Women Announces Speakers for 2022 Summit – Cheer! Regenerate. Renovated. Growing!

The Summit kicks off with Opening plenary on Friday 23 Septemberdr with comments from Congresswoman Nikema Williams, (D-GA) and a conversation, “The state of black women: what is at stake now” moderated by Star Jones with panelists April Ryan, Janice Matthews, Melanie Campbell, and Fatima Goss Graves. Note: This session will be OPEN PRESS. On … Read more

Synchronized Solutions names Melissa Byington as CEO

ATLANTA–(COMMERCIAL WIRE)–Synchronized Solutionsa healthcare workforce technology solution, announced today that Melissa Byington has joined the company as its new CEO. She will amplify Synchronized’s high-touch approach to enable healthcare organizations to build flexible medical workforces at scale. “A clear go-to-market strategy and a high-touch approach to customer success will continue to support Synchronized Solution’s ability … Read more

Cape Town ahead of Joburg in latest financial ranking as economies change

The Global Financial Centers Index (GFCI 32) provides future competitiveness assessments and rankings for 119 financial centers around the world, including two cities in South Africa: Johannesburg and Cape Town. The report, a collaboration between the China Development Institute (CDI) in Shenzhen and Z/Yen Partners in London, is updated and published every March and September. … Read more

Why do Iranian women cut their hair to protest against the government?

Women in Iran have taken to the streets and are cutting their hair, waving and burning their hijabs (veils) for almost a week. These women have been protesting restrictions on personal freedoms in the Islamic country, strict dress codes for women and an economy reeling under sanctions from the Western world. Angry crowds also called … Read more

Who is Dhivya Suryadevara? CFO at Stripe, former first female CFO at General Motors

Chennai-born Dhivya Suryadevara’s rise in a cutthroat, male-dominated corporate world speaks volumes about years of dedication and exceptional ability. In 2018, Suryadevara was appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of General Motors. This feat was historic in more ways than one in an industry not widely known for its diversity. The Harvard Business School graduate served … Read more

Pros and Cons: September 2022 Industry Hiring Roundup Business News

Here are the highlights of recent industry hires and moves, as published in the August 2022 issue of MCV/DEVELOP. BRENT OP DE BEEK has joined RevRooms as an audio programmer. Before working at RevRooms, he worked at Bulkhead Interactive on various FPS titles. Brent studied Entertainment Game Development and Digital Arts at Howest in Kortrijk, … Read more

Radius Health (NASDAQ:RDUS) Receives New Analyst Coverage on StockNews.com

analysts in StockNews.com began coverage of the shares of Radius Health (NASDAQ: RDUS – get rating) in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday. The brokerage placed a “buy” rating on the biopharmaceutical company’s shares. Other stock research analysts have also recently released reports on the stock. SVB Leerink raised its target … Read more

Volunteers praise the opportunity to help others, keep a sharp mind when preparing taxes

I am surrounded by people who can speak a completely foreign language to me: accounting jargon. I grew up with a mother who worked in banking for decades, enjoyed bookkeeping, and wasn’t nauseated at the thought of filing her and my father’s income taxes. I have a son who studied accounting in college, a son-in-law … Read more

Women’s Day Special: Why should women make a will? analyst explains

By Mr. Raghvendra Nath, Managing Director of Ladderup Wealth Management Women have always been perceived as the weaker sex throughout history. Disenfranchised in society, subject to gender bias, and even marginalized at home, women have always been treated as second-class citizens in most places and most times. Although much has changed due to increased awareness, … Read more