Women Who Lead

Fasanelli to head National Homeless Persons Law Center


Antonia Fasanelli, the executive director of the Homeless Persons Representation Project (HPRP), will become the executive director of the National Homelessness Law Center (NHLC) on April 1, it was announced Thursday. Fasanelli will succeed Maria Foscarinis, the organization’s founder. The ...

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Niedzialkowski promoted to president of Point Breeze Credit Union


Point Breeze Credit Union Tuesday announced Tonia Niedzialkowski has been promoted to president of the organization. In her new role, Niedzialkowski will continue to oversee all aspects of operations within Point Breeze Credit Union, including member services, human resources, lending, compliance, ...

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Humanim names Plavier-Truitt new president, CEO


Maryland-based nonprofit Humanim Tuesday announced Cindy Plavier-Truitt as its new president and CEO. Plavier-Truitt, an experienced leader in the organization’s human service, workforce development and behavioral health programming, succeeds Henry Posko, the organization’s longtime CEO who retired in September. The ...

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The Government Employees’ Benefit Association (GEBA), a nonprofit membership association offering group and individual insurance products and financial planning services to current and retired federal employees and military, appointed Mona Buckley, MPA, CAE, as president and CEO. Buckley brings more than 30 years of ...

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Felder named 10th president of Harford Community College


Dr. Theresa B. Felder was appointed the 10th president of Harford Community College and began her new position Jan. 1. She comes to Harford Community College from Clark State College in Springfield, Ohio, where she most recently served as the ...

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NRF panel focuses on finding new ways to foster female retail leaders

Shelley Zalis, top left, Gail Tifford, Karen Beebe and Shannon Gordon.

For women in the workplace, mentorship is a key part of growth. But, during a conversation at National Retail Federation’s annual retail conference NRF 2021, a panel of female leaders agreed: It is an evolving process and format. “Mentorship has ...

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Washington’s King 1st Black female assistant position coach

Tampa Bay Buccaneers assistant strength/conditioning coach Maral Javadifar, left, talking with Washington full-year coaching intern Jennifer King, right, following the conclusion of an NFL wild-card playoff football game, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, in Landover, Md. Tampa Bay won 31-23. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Washington promoted Jennifer King to assistant running backs coach Tuesday, making her the first Black female assistant position coach in the NFL. She is the second woman in league history to be an assistant position coach after Tampa Bay’s assistant ...

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Hiring trends favor women, minorities as general counsel


A new analysis of trends in general counsel hiring by Fairport-based consultants BarkerGilmore shows the majority of new GCs were women and minorities. Every year, about 10% of Fortune 500 companies appoint new top legal executives, according to the report. ...

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