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19 May, 2017, 17:15 ET NAACP Announces New Direction, Focus And Accountability

The NAACP was founded more than a century ago in response to the rampant and violent lynching of black Americans. Over the past 100 years, the...


19 May, 2017, 17:05 ET Colorado Petroleum Council Holds "Women Rocking the Rockies" Event in Denver to Encourage Young Women to Pursue Natural Gas and Oil Careers

The Colorado Petroleum Council, the regional division of the American Petroleum Institute, hosted over 300 Colorado high school juniors and seniors...


19 May, 2017, 16:24 ET Altavoz Entertainment Pushes Out New Music from Concore Entertainment and Triple Threat Productions Songs Featuring 2 Chainz and Lil Wayne

Today, Altavoz Entertainment launched two highly anticipated releases, Concore Entertainment's album "I AM NATALIA DAMINI" from Natalia Damini and...


19 May, 2017, 13:21 ET Spelman College Names Co-Valedictorians for Class of 2017

Muhire Kwizera, C'2017, a mathematics major, and K'yal Bannister, C'2017, a chemistry and dual degree engineering major, have been named...


19 May, 2017, 12:40 ET WFF Announces Partnership with IFMA on New Recognition for Leading Women in Manufacturing

Today, WFF announced a partnership with the International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA) and their upcoming 63nd Gold & Silver...


19 May, 2017, 10:22 ET Los CDC y March of Dimes se asocian en una nueva iniciativa para bebés expuestos a las drogas durante el embarazo

WHITE PLAINS, Nueva York, 19 de mayo de 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- March of Dimes, en colaboración con los Centros para el Control y la...


19 May, 2017, 10:15 ET NCCN and Pfizer Address Quality Improvement in Breast Cancer through Clinical Pathways

Evidence- and systems-based standardization of clinical processes, such as the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®),...


19 May, 2017, 08:00 ET IBM Named To Working Mother's Best Companies For Multicultural Women List For 15th Consecutive Year

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has again been named to Working Mother magazine's Best Companies for Multicultural Women list, which recognizes U.S. companies that...


19 May, 2017, 00:01 ET CDC and March of Dimes partner on new initiative for babies exposed to drugs during pregnancy

The March of Dimes, in collaboration with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), has awarded grants to conduct one year of...


18 May, 2017, 17:00 ET Sodexo Recruitment, Retention and Advancement Efforts Supporting Top Diverse Talent Earn it Recognition as One of 2017 Best Companies for Multicultural Women

Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, was named one of the best companies for multicultural women to work for in 2017 by Working Mother...


18 May, 2017, 16:30 ET Meritor Employees Recognized as Women Worth Watching in STEM

Meritor, Inc.'s (NYSE:MTOR) Linda Taliaferro and Lucille Gartman are among 45 individuals recognized as Women Worth Watching in STEM (science,...


18 May, 2017, 14:41 ET Bleecker Street & LD Entertainment Collaborate With AT&T THANKS®, Regal Cinemas And MovieTickets.com On Free Screenings For Military Personnel Of The Film, MEGAN LEAVEY

Bleecker Street & LD Entertainment have joined forces with AT&T THANKS, Regal Cinemas and MovieTickets.com to bring the true life story,...


18 May, 2017, 14:27 ET Bayer U.S. Leaders Honored by Healthcare Businesswomen's Association for Outstanding Achievement

Two Bayer U.S. Pharmaceutical leaders received top awards from the Healthcare Businesswomen's Association (HBA) during its recent 28th Woman of the...


18 May, 2017, 14:19 ET Women Make Gains As Largest Massachusetts Nonprofit Leaders: Babson Professors Greenberg And Murphy Research Gender And Racial Diversity On Local Boards

The number of women chief executives at the largest 150 Massachusetts nonprofits grew in recent years, accounting for 26 percent of those jobs, up...


18 May, 2017, 14:11 ET KPMG Named A Top Five Company For Multicultural Women By Working Mother Magazine

KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, has been named one of Working Mother Magazine's Top Five Companies for Multicultural Women – an...


18 May, 2017, 13:00 ET Gateway Health's Patti Darnley Goes Red In Support Of Heart Disease And Stroke Awareness

WHO: American Heart Association of the Greater Pittsburgh Region and event sponsor Gateway Health. WHAT: Go Red for Women...


18 May, 2017, 12:21 ET AGA Campaign to Raise Awareness of Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Patients of Child Bearing Years

Currently, there is a lack of easily accessible and accurate information available to inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients of childbearing age...


18 May, 2017, 11:54 ET Women Tech Council Unveils Best Companies in Silicon Slopes for Women in Technology

The Women Tech Council (WTC) unveiled the Silicon Slopes companies with the most comprehensive best practices for attracting and retaining female...


18 May, 2017, 11:30 ET Avion Pharmaceuticals, LLC, Responds to First Data Bank Decision: 'Pregnant Women And Expectant Infants Will Be Compromised'

Avion Pharmaceuticals, LLC, the makers of the Prenate® line of prescription prenatal vitamins, has been informed of an announcement from First Data...


18 May, 2017, 11:00 ET Dr. Molly P. Zhang Joins Cooper Standard Board of Directors

Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CPS) announces that Dr. Molly P. Zhang was elected to the Company's Board of Directors at its annual Meeting...


18 May, 2017, 10:39 ET Unknown Indie Author's "Bounce Back" Inspires, Motivates Readers and 50,000+ Social Media Followers, Generating an Amazon 5-Star Rating and Hundreds of Sales in Less Than 30 Days

Author Tiffani Rose is a mother, entrepreneur, motivational speaker, "life" and breast cancer survivor. Within her book, "The Bounce Back," Tiffani...


18 May, 2017, 10:30 ET Barb Huelskamp and Kelly Nagel of Jabra Recognized as Two of CRN's 2017 Women of the Channel

Audio and communications technology specialist, Jabra announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Barb Huelskamp and...


18 May, 2017, 10:00 ET Burton Construction Impacts Houston with New Center for The Women's Home

Burton Construction, a forerunner in Houston's commercial construction industry and the firm behind Houston landmarks like CityCentre, Spring...


18 May, 2017, 09:00 ET Sharp's Mehryn Corrigan Recognized as One of CRN's 2017 Women of the Channel

Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA), a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation (SEC) is pleased to announce that Mehryn...


18 May, 2017, 08:35 ET Free Webinar Teaches 6 Ways to Lose Belly Fat Without Exercise

#1 New York Times best-selling author, nutritionist and certified weight loss expert and author of the mega hit, 10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse, JJ...