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Women’s Perspectives

When a door opens, walk through it

How did a kid born and raised in a sprawling metropolitan area of 5 million people on the other side of the world, Hefei, China, get to write a column for The Daily Record, in this historic, charming and quintessentially ...

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Race for a Cure

About six years ago Amy Heinrich’s good friend and co-worker died of breast cancer. A week later Susan G. Komen Maryland reached out and asked if Heinrich, a partner at Goodell DeVries, would join its board. “I had participated before, ...

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Is gender holding you back?

"Does gender hold you back? I don’t know – it’s a double-sided coin. I’ve felt many minor injustices, yet I don’t think I can genuinely say I have been held back, as a woman or hit the glass ceiling. Enjoy the ride, not the destination!"

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‘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

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’

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

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

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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