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Women’s Perspectives

FEATURED MOVER | Ashley Valis, Catholic Charities of Baltimore

Catholic Charities of Baltimore named Ashley Valis as the agency’s first chief operating officer. The new role will be responsible for strategic oversight, operational excellence of programs and services, human resources, and leadership of our strategic planning process and initiatives. ...

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High exposure to ‘forever chemicals’ may raise women’s blood pressure

Exposure to man-made chemicals found in common household products and in soil, air, food and water may raise the risk for high blood pressure in middle-aged women, a new study suggests. The study found middle-aged women with higher blood concentrations ...

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She thought she had bronchitis, but the problem was her heart

Terita Grier has struggled with obesity her whole life. She also has diabetes and high blood pressure, two leading risk factors for heart disease. Her dad died of a massive heart attack a month before she got married in her ...

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FEATURED MOVER | Eliza Graham, Conscious Venture Partners

Eliza Graham was named chief of staff for Conscious Venture Partners (CVP), which invests in companies using technology to break down barriers to access and create a more equitable society, including in the health care, food, technology, SaaS, media, mobility, ...

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Reenergized women’s commissions aim to strengthen women’s voices

When Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott put out a call for applications to serve on the city’s women’s commission, it wasn’t clear how much interest there would be. But when the applications rolled in by mid-April, the city’s Chief Equity Officer ...

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