Forty-four major law firms and 55 corporate legal departments are teaming up to boost diversity in the legal profession by drawing on two inspirational figures: the late Dan Rooney, beloved owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers, and Arabella Mansfield, a 19th century women’s rights activist who became the first American woman admitted into the legal profession in 1869. Continue reading How Lawyers Are Working to Change Their Industry’s Diversity Problem
The American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) named Cameron Cruse and Lisa Bradley, founders of R. Riveter, as co-recipients of its Woman of the Year Award for their support of military spouses through their U.S.-based handbag company. Continue reading American Legion Auxiliary honors founders of R. Riveter with Woman of the Year Award
Kennedy, 59, served as U.S. Ambassador to Japan from 2013 to 2017 and is an author and attorney.
Continue reading Boeing Board Elects Caroline Kennedy as New Director
Uber is announcing today a multi-year partnership with the nonprofit Girls Who Code. As part of the deal, Uber is donating $1.2 million to Girls Who Code over the next three years. The money will go towards growing more after school and immersion programs for young girls to learn tech at an earlier age and the organization estimates that 60,000 more girls will gain access to these programs as a result of the deal. Continue reading Uber partners with Girls Who Code to fight for greater diversity in tech
The new Waleteros app is now available, allowing users to have access to financial services wherever they are. Unlike other applications on the market, Waleteros simplifies all tasks starting with the registration process. Getting a prepaid card has never been so easy! Simply take a picture of your country’s ID and snap a selfie. In a few minutes and for no fee, a ready-to-use virtual prepaid Visa card will be available right from your phone (while one waits for the physical Visa card to arrive within 10 days).
Continue reading Waleteros Is Introducing A New Mobile App, A Virtual Prepaid Card, And Ultra-Modern Customer Service Allowing For A Personalized Connection To Latin America Relatives
Lena Waithe is breaking barriers and making history ― more than she even realized.
Senator Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawaii) announced today that the National Science Foundation has awarded $1,099,959 to the University of Hawaii (UH) to support the advancement of women and minorities in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields at its seven community colleges. Continue reading University of Hawaii Awarded Over $1 Million to Strengthen Support of STEM Women Faculty
August is National Breastfeeding Month. In recognition of the health benefits to women and infants, Dr. Lorna C. Shepherd shares 10 Reasons to Breastfeed.
Continue reading 10 Reasons to Breastfeed
Danielle Outlaw, a 19-year veteran of the Oakland Police Department who started as a police explorer when she was in high school, will serve as Portland’s next chief, only the third outsider named to lead the Police Bureau. Continue reading Portland Mayor Selects First African American Woman To Be Next Chief Of Police