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12:35 ET The Repercussions of Gender Bias in Data

Imagine trying to make a decision with only half the information. Today, nearly all organizations across the public and private sectors rely on...


10:17 ET Penthouse Challenges the Academy as Hollywood Snubs Top Female Directors…Again

Penthouse Global Media steps in as Hollywood abandons many of today's best female directors and cinematographers. On the heels of yet another year...


04:03 ET 83 Percent of Women Over 25 Who Plan to Have Children Are Postponing Starting a Family to Focus on Careers, Finds CareerBuilder Survey

First comes love, second comes marriage, then comes… delayed family plans? Eighty-three percent of women over the age of 25 who plan to have...


Feb 23, 2017, 16:30 ET Leidos' Alvie Johnson Honored with Prestigious AFCEA Women's Appreciation Award

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a global science and technology company, today announced that Alvie Johnson, Leidos' Army-Principal Business Developer, was...


Feb 23, 2017, 15:21 ET West Hollywood City Council Approves Steps to Prohibit the City from Providing Financial or Other Benefits to the President of the United States

The City Council of the City of West Hollywood, at its regular meeting on Tuesday, February 21, 2017, approved an item that directs City of West...


Feb 23, 2017, 14:04 ET USA Couples Flock To Barbados For Gold Seal IVF Treatment

Thousands of US patients have taken the short flight to the Caribbean island of Barbados for highly successful IVF treatment. With the cost of IVF...


Feb 23, 2017, 12:12 ET 47th Annual Blue Ribbon Children's Festival Brings The Performing Arts to 18,000 LA County Fifth Graders; Event Culminates In All Students Performing A Synchronized Dance Inspired By Ailey II On The Music Center Plaza

More than 18,000 fifth grade students from throughout Los Angeles County will immerse themselves in the performing arts at the 47th Annual Blue...


Feb 23, 2017, 10:07 ET Hawthorne Honored with Double Nominations from DMN Awards - CEO Jessica Hawthorne-Castro Selected to the "Women to Watch"

Hawthorne, the leader in accountable and analytics driven advertising, announced today it received two nominations from DMN, the leading provider...


Feb 23, 2017, 09:12 ET Groundbreaking Mental Health Program Uses Text Messages to Help Improve Body Image and Reduce Disordered Eating

Nationally renowned eating disorder expert Lori Osachy, MSS, LCSW is launching a first-of-its-kind mental health program on Feb. 26. Powered by...


Feb 23, 2017, 08:30 ET Work Institute Appoints New AVP of Research And Analytics

Work Institute, a leader in workforce intelligence, research and consulting, is expanding its commitment to helping organizations transform...


Feb 22, 2017, 22:13 ET Global Female Condoms Market 2017-2021

Female Condoms A female condom is a birth control device that acts as a barrier to prevent sexual fluids from entering the vagina during...


Feb 22, 2017, 19:45 ET NASA Women 'Introduce a Girl to Engineering' Event set for Thursday

Some of NASA's best and brightest female scientists and technical experts will celebrate "Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day" by connecting with...


Feb 22, 2017, 15:00 ET REI Announces 2017 Outessa Retreats Designed To Connect Women with the Outdoors Through Experiences, Inspiration and Adventures

REI, the outdoor co-op and national specialty retailer, announced its 2017 REI Outessa retreats with three immersive, three-day outdoor...


Feb 22, 2017, 12:00 ET Curves Announces Winners of Strong Women Challenge

Curves International Inc., one of the largest chains of fitness clubs for women in the world, announced today the winners of the 2016 Curves Strong...


Feb 22, 2017, 10:13 ET Jackie Robinson Foundation to Honor Alex Gorsky, Chairman and CEO of Johnson & Johnson, Claire Smith, Pioneering Sports Journalist, at the Foundation's Annual ROBIE Awards Dinner

The Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) announced that it will honor Chairman and CEO of Johnson & Johnson, Alex Gorsky, with the ROBIE...


Feb 22, 2017, 10:00 ET DHgate and Tencent QD Unveil Plan for APEC WeConnect Women Empowerment Program

February 21st, 2017 at the APEC Business Advisory Council meetings in Bangkok, Thailand, Diane Wang, Chair of the APEC Women's Forum and Founder...


Feb 22, 2017, 09:42 ET Neutral Fuels Pioneers Dairy Waste as New Biofuel Feedstock

Recycling waste dairy products to help meet Dubai's Zero Waste target After two years of research into new and improved ways to create...


Feb 22, 2017, 08:45 ET Indonesia's Digital Trailblazer, Shinta W. Dhanuwardoyo, Named Co-Founder and President of U.S.-Based, Sqeeqee.com

Sqeeqee.com, the world's first "Social Networthing®" platform founded by Wall Street veteran, Jenny Q. Ta, is pleased to formally announce the...


Feb 22, 2017, 08:35 ET The Pergola, a Free Digital Magazine From The Discreet Guide™, Celebrates its First Year; Content is Focused on Career Advice, Gender Issues, Book and Movie Reviews, and Comic Relief

The Discreet Guide™, a professional development training company, announced today that The Pergola, a bi-monthly magazine, is entering its second...


Feb 22, 2017, 08:16 ET Birchbox Partners with Draper James to Celebrate "Pretty Mighty" Women this March

Birchbox, a leading beauty and grooming retailer, has teamed up with Draper James, Reese Witherspoon's Southern-inspired lifestyle brand, to curate...


Feb 22, 2017, 08:00 ET Online Sensation, Anna Victoria Launches Team Triaction

- Five Inspiring Stories by Five Inspiring Women - Find the One that Moves You To celebrate the debut of its Spring/Summer...


Feb 22, 2017, 08:00 ET Stitch Fix Adds to its Portfolio by Launching Stitch Fix Plus

Stitch Fix, the world's leading online personal styling service, announced today the launch of Stitch Fix Plus, an offering that will include the...


Feb 22, 2017, 02:00 ET Anna Victoria, la sensation du web, lance la Team Triaction

- Cinq histoires inspirantes par cinq femmes inspirantes - Trouvez votre idéal qui vous fera bouger (Find the One that Moves...


Feb 22, 2017, 02:00 ET La sensación online, Anna Victoria lanza el equipo Triaction

- Cinco inspiradoras historias de cinco inspiradoras mujeres - Encuentre el que le mueve Para celebrar el estreno de su...