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Author Archives: Jessica Gregg

Core Values: Fitting lessons from a brand-new startup

  One week after she opened Core Cycle Studios in Timonium, Heather Chilcot took a break from phone calls, planning sessions and studio tours to survey the scene around her. “You never really think you’re going to do something like ...

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Numbers don’t lie: Investing in women-led firm

Sometimes numbers tell as good a story as words do. Michele Lippincott, first vice president of wealth management at UBS in Baltimore, can rattle off a few of those revealing digits. “Only 50 percent of the world’s women are gainfully ...

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Scholarship winner committed to improving global health

Ashley U. Ezema Johns Hopkins University   It was during a trip to Nigeria in 2007 that Ashley U. Ezema, a senior at Johns Hopkins University, first decided that she wanted to be a doctor. Ezema’s parents were born and ...

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Nation’s 911 centers increasingly at risk of cyberattacks (access required)

  As the nation’s 911 call centers move into a next generation of technology that will allow them to respond to texts or even pictures from cellphone users who need emergency services, security experts said this important first line of ...

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Five Women Who Changed My Life | Debra Hettleman

Debra Hettleman Executive Director Building Steps   My mother Elayne Hettleman and our sisters My mom continues to be an unwavering guide in both my professional and personal life. She was a small business entrepreneur, political consultant and nonprofit executive. ...

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Q&A Jamie Shopland

Name: Jamie Shopland Title: IT Project Manager/Political Volunteer Organization: Data Management Services, Inc., a contractor for the National Cancer Institute at Frederick Family Details: Seeking a labradoodle to love Favorite Book: “Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide,” by Nicholas ...

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Baltimore’s ‘leading ladies’ talk work balance, sexism, confidence

Dr. Sonja Santelises recalled practicing for a high school debate with her father and that the particularly challenging argument she was trying to build wasn’t working. Overwhelmed, Santelises teared up a bit. How her father responded has stuck the Baltimore ...

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