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Women Who Lead

Tech Tip: Slack can help teams communicate

Jennifer Rotner CEO Elite Editing www.eliteediting.com Here at Elite Editing, many of our employees work from home, so we know just how great it is to have (1) a two-minute commute, (2) dominion over the coffeepot, (3) flexible work hours, ...

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Five Women Who Changed My Life: Olivia Doherty

Olivia Doherty Director of Communications Horizon Foundation Nikki Highsmith Vernick, President and CEO, Horizon Foundation As the head of Maryland’s largest independent health philanthropy, Nikki is a visionary leader with a bold, get-stuff-done approach to advancing social change and improving ...

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What Was Your Path: Nicolette Louissaint

Name: Nicolette Louissaint, Ph.D. Title: Executive Director, Healthcare Ready How did you choose your career path? I have always been a nerd, and my interests drew me to STEM fields. I eventually pursued education in biomedical sciences (clinical pharmacology), and ...

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‘She-EO’ multicultural women’s conference coming to Baltimore

She-EO conference, a series of highly successful, motivating events for multicultural women of color, will host its third event on July 28 at the University of Baltimore. She-EO (She Executive Officer) is a talk-show style event designed for women looking to break barriers, blaze ...

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The Path to leadership in the finance world

As a teenager, Denise K. Mersinger took a part-time job during a summer as a bank teller to pay for dance lessons. Planning to be an education major in college, she said she will never forget when her father came ...

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Women tend to be better investors, but face challenges

Research has found that women often out-perform men when it comes to investment returns. But the events and challenges they may face in life can sometimes make that difficult. An analysis of more than 8 million clients in 2016 by ...

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Retirement planning differs for women

Retirement planning can be daunting for anyone but more so for women. Typically, women live longer than men yet through wage disparity and taking time off to care for children or family members, they usually have less money to fund ...

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Closing the Gender Gap – Women in Finance

It’s no coincidence that movies like “Wall Street” and “Wolf of Wall Street” paint the finance industry as testosterone laden, especially on the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange. While the U.S. financial services industry employs many women, ...

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Johnette Richardson: What Was Your path?

  Name: Johnette Richardson Title: Executive Director, Belair-Edison Neighborhoods Inc. How did you choose your career path? To be honest, this path chose me. In 2003, I was newly married and, one night, my husband and I were talking about ...

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Angie Barnett: What’s in your purse?

Angie Barnett CEO Better Business Bureau Serving Greater MD Angie Barnett’s purse does more than just carry items she needs every day, it carries memories too. She bought the Coach bag itself about 11 years ago after receiving her first ...

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