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Women Who Lead

Video interview: Alicia Wilson

Our second interview in the “Young, Black, Homegrown and Leading in Baltimore” series is with Alicia Wilson, senior vice president for economic development at Johns Hopkins. She talks with us about how businesses can diversify their staffs, why she’s “abundantly ...

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Hopkins’ Alicia Wilson: Institutions without diversity fail to thrive

Attorney and Baltimore native Alicia Wilson, a senior vice president for economic development at Johns Hopkins, leads efforts to drive investment from the city’s largest employer to initiatives benefiting surrounding communities. Prior to joining Johns Hopkins, Wilson already played a ...

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Chelsea Clinton’s next book celebrates women in sports

NEW YORK — Chelsea Clinton is extending her celebration of women to chapter books and the world of sports. Clinton’s “She Persisted in Sports: American Olympians Who Changes the Game” will be published Sept. 22, the children’s imprint Philomel Books ...

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FEATURED MOVER | Erica Gross, Harford County Public Library

Erica Gross has joined the Harford County Public Library as senior human resources generalist. She will provide support for library initiatives including recruitment, onboarding, employee relations, performance management and policy interpretation. Gross has an extensive background in human resources, in ...

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New York AG leads push to recognize ERA

New York Attorney General Letitia James is leading a coalition of 19 attorneys general and one governor in a fight to recognize the Equal Rights Amendment as the 28th amendment to the U.S. Constitution. An amendment requires three-quarters of states ...

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Donations from Access Receivables Management help bridge Baltimore’s digital divide (access required)

Access Receivables Management (ARM), a Hunt Valley-based commercial collection agency serving the technology, communications, health care, and government sectors, announced Tuesday its support for two organizations in Baltimore working to establish high-speed internet access and provide free computers, monitors and ...

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FEATURED MOVER | Karen Cook, AACC

Karen Cook, the dean of the School of Business and Law at Anne Arundel Community College, was named chair of the BWI Business Partnership, the first female to lead the organization in its 36-year history. Cook will assume the position ...

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Women businesses grow and evolve despite COVID-19 crisis

An interactive hospital display, virtual roundtables with hundreds of executives, a new mask-making venture and business training budgets suddenly free for mindfulness training — with the COVID-19 crisis some businesses are busier than ever responding to evolving needs. MaryBeth Hyland ...

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Passion in Action: Gayle the Greek

“We are all Greeks. Our laws, our literature, our religion, our arts have their root in Greece.” ~ Poet Percy Bysshe Shelley in 1821 when Hellas (Greece) declared its independence from 400 years of slavery by the Ottoman Turks. Gayle ...

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Nonprofits innovate through COVID-19 crisis

Spring is a very busy time for Port Discovery Children’s Museum. Schools often bring large field trip groups. Families come to partake in fun, educational hands-on activities, events and exhibits. This year, however, the nonprofit’s doors remained closed due to ...

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