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Author Archives: Meg Tully

Reenergized women’s commissions aim to strengthen women’s voices

When Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott put out a call for applications to serve on the city’s women’s commission, it wasn’t clear how much interest there would be. But when the applications rolled in by mid-April, the city’s Chief Equity Officer ...

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Women find their footing at work after pandemic upheaval

Robin McKinney

In the first days of the pandemic, many women who had worked outside the home suddenly became homebound, managing virtual work and virtual school for their children under one roof — often competing for office space with their husbands or ...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Summit aims to help leaders realign core values

For Nakeia Drummond, creating a diverse and equitable workplace is not about which practices to put in place; it’s about leaders realigning core values. As the founder and CEO of equity-centered management consulting firm NLD Strategic, Drummond said in the ...

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Cybersecurity report highlights vulnerabilities of state systems

A recent report by the Maryland Cybersecurity Council has focused attention on cybersecurity at state and local agencies. The report, released in December by the council’s Ad Hoc Committee on State and Local Cybersecurity, sought to identify policies, governance and ...

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23-year-old CEO brings youthful passion to Towson watch company

The new president and CEO of Towson Watch Company is shockingly young at 23, but Spencer Shattuck loves being an entrepreneur and plans to bring a modernized and youthful approach that will bring authentic luxury to the market. He wakes ...

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Finding her ‘Permission to be Human’ and follow her dreams

For Baltimore business consultant MaryBeth Hyland, the pandemic created sudden free time in her schedule that turned out to be a gift. Hyland, founder and chief visionary of SparkVision, had been planning to write a book for years and initially ...

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