Women Who Lead

‘Power Conference’ brings women in business together

BETHESDA — Some women business leaders say it’s often hard to find other women in business. Not because they don’t exist, but because they are less likely to “toot their own horn” than their male counterparts. Every year, “Power Conference: ...

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Yahoo CEO sparks debate over maternity leave

Marissa Mayer at Chirp 2009 II by Jolie O'Dell

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer announced Wednesday via her Tumblr page that she and her husband are expecting twin girls due in December. Just as she did during her first pregnancy several years ago, Mayer said she would be working throughout and taking limited time off after her delivery.

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SameGrain’s app helps find people you’re ‘meant to meet’

From Left, Jonathan Seale, Data Scientist; Eric Eller, CEO and Co- Founder; Anne A. Balduzzi, Founder and Chief Marketing Officer; and Ron Diegelman, CFO and Co-Founder at Samegrain, working at a table in their office. (The Daily Record/Maximilian Franz)

Meeting a stranger on a plane, in an elevator or in a bar and realizing that you went to the same high school or follow the same obscure band is often the premise of romantic comedies. But after Anne Balduzzi ...

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Medifast executive advocates for women

Mona Ameli

Growing up in Iran and later in France, Mona Ameli viewed the United States as the “land of marketing opportunities.” Now president of Medifast’s direct-selling division, Ameli is the only corporate senior-positioned Iranian-American woman in the direct-selling industry. Ameli, who ...

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Md. woman leads New Horizons mission

Alice Bowman,  New Horizons Mission Operations Manager and group supervisor of the Space Department’s Space Mission Operations Group at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory. (The Daily Record/Maximilian Franz)

It may be a long time before humans travel to the far reaches of the solar system, but Alice Bowman has done the next best thing. Bowman, 54, is the mission operations manager, or MOM, of the New Horizons mission, ...

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Sharon R. Egilinsky appointed board member, CFO of Integral Board Group LLC

Women in the Boardroom (WIB), a leading national organization committed to advancing women in the workplace and into corporate boardrooms, announced today that Sharon R. Egilinsky, CEO of SRE Solutions, LLC has been appointed Board Member, CFO of Integral Board Group, LLC (“IBG”) the world’s ...

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eBay partners with organizational guru

EBay and Marie Kondo, the best-selling author of “The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up,” have released an exclusive guide that makes de-cluttering an easy and enjoyable experience for parents and children. With inspiring illustrations and never-before-seen tips, the guide features ...

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Apple more than doubles hiring of women and minorities

Apple says it more than doubled the numbers of women, blacks and Hispanics hired in the last year, although that barely moved the needle in terms of improving the diversity of its total workforce. Like other major tech companies, Apple has ...

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For women at work: It’s complicated

Don’t try asking language expert Deborah Tannen how women can solve their workplace woes when it comes to communicating. There’s no easy solution, she said. There are scores of recent articles pleading with professional women to drop the word “sorry,” ...

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Jacqueline E. Dawson, 64

‘Nothing held her back — if she wanted to do something, she did it,” a colleague said of Jacqueline E. Dawson, a Baltimore County Circuit Court master who died last week of ovarian cancer. (Photo courtesy of Kendall Wyman)

Jacqueline E. Dawson, who served as a family magistrate for Baltimore County Circuit Court for two decades and earned a reputation as an outspoken advocate and a dedicated member of the women’s Bar, died Thursday of ovarian cancer. She was ...

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