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LA Times to pay $3M to settle journalist discrimination case

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Times and Tribune Publishing have agreed to pay $3 million to settle a lawsuit that said minority journalists and women were paid less than white reporters. Nearly 240 current and former reporters and editors ...

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New women’s entrepreneurship program called ‘an MBA on steroids’

When Seema Chaturvedi founded a program to empower female entrepreneurs across the subcontinent of India, it reached over 550 women. But its impact was actually further-reaching; due to the pay-it-forward mentality that Chaturvedi encouraged during the program, she estimates that ...

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New Loyola institute promotes conversations on race, social justice

This summer, as the coronavirus and protests against police brutality sparked nationwide discussions about social justice, Karsonya “Kaye” Whitehead, Ph.D., felt the time was finally right to launch an institute where members of the Loyola community could engage in important conversations surrounding race and inequality.

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5 Women Who Influenced Me: Tracey Barbour-Gillett

The five women who have influenced me are Gwendolyn, Gina, Sharyn, Alison and Karen. My relationships with them reflect my growth and development personally, professionally and in my community service and volunteer pursuits.

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Watch Me: Know the signs of a stroke so you can act fast

Olivia Richardson American Heart Association Volunteer Did you know October 29th is World Stroke Day? Worldwide 1 in 4 people will experience a stroke; do you know the signs and symptoms? Act FAST. If you notice Face drooping, Arm weakness, ...

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Nonprofits went virtual due to COVID-19. Some aren’t planning to go back

When the pandemic began, BEACON House, Inc., a Hagerstown nonprofit dedicated to providing STEAM education to low-income and minority students, lost not only most of its revenue streams but also the school buildings out of which it operated its before- ...

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Are Generation Z women making the political future female?

Dr. Melissa Deckman, the Louis L. Goldstein Professor of Public Affairs and Chair of the Political Science Department at Washington College who also chairs the board of the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI). Her bipartisan speech will focus on Gen Z Women - The Political Future is Female.

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Panel explores pivotal role of women in elections

One hundred years ago, women earned the right to vote with the ratification of the 19th amendment. Political candidates and parties have been asking for their support ever since especially in recent election cycles. “(Women) play a pivotal role because ...

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