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UB Law professor publishes new book on family justice (access required)

A transformative shift in family court system guiding principles, structure and operation based on an ethic of care and narrative practice is the vision of a new book, “Caring for Families in Court: An Essential Approach to Family Justice,” written ...

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House Democrats launch effort to strengthen equal pay law

WASHINGTON – House Democrats on Wednesday introduced legislation to strengthen a decade-old equal pay law to ensure women are paid the same as men for the same jobs. The bill has the support of every Democrat in the House, according ...

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When women vote, things happen

Around a decade ago, Angela Alsobrooks was lamenting to a friend how she felt safe growing up in Prince George’s County but now would not let her then 4-year-old daughter play in her front yard unsupervised. “This friend cut me ...

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Communications vets acquire The Hatcher Group (access required)

Communications veterans Amy Buckley and Amy Fahnestock have acquired The Hatcher Group, a full-service national communications firm with offices in Baltimore, Bethesda and Annapolis, it was announced Wednesday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The Hatcher Group will now ...

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Women Who Lead: Shelonda Stokes

Shelonda Stokes CEO, greiBO Entertainment What are some key strategies to help others achieve a more prominent role in their organization or career? I encourage my employees to be career self-reliant, to “take charge” of their own careers and not ...

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Caroline Kauffman-Kirschnick’s rise to president

Ever since she was a little girl, Caroline Kauffman-Kirschnick wanted to work in an office. She knew, all along, that she wanted to be part of the family business. She worked her way through every department of the company, and ...

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What’s in your purse: Mary Hastler

Harford County Public Library CEO Mary Hastler considers herself a bit of a techie, leading Harford County to become the first library system in the country to offer free 3-D printing to customers. In her purse, Hastler carries the first ...

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The key to achieving your goals: Write them down

It’s that time of year where goal-setting kicks into high gear. The month of December and January are infamous for New Year’s resolutions, but according to statistics, year after year, only 8 percent of individuals actually stick to and achieve ...

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What Was Your Path Q&A: Ferrier R. Stillman

Ferrier R. Stillman Partner at Tydings & Rosenberg LLP How did you choose your career path? I decided to become a lawyer at age 12, but I can’t remember why. After law school, I chose family law because I wanted ...

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5 Women who changed my life: Rebecca Teaff

Occasionally, we ask one of our Top 100 Women or Lead­ing Women honorees to name five wom­en who have influenced her, personally and professionally. Do you know a Top 100 Woman or Leading Woman who should be featured here? Email ...

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