Photos: Women’s Giving Circle of Harford County celebrates 10 years
The Women’s Giving Circle of Harford County celebrated its 10th anniversary with a festive reception and dinner Oct. 19 at the Vandiver Inn.
Off the Record with Sloane Brown: Catalina Rodriguez-Lima, Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs
Catalina Rodriguez-Lima joins Sloane Brown to talk about her role as director of the Baltimore Mayor’s Office of Immigration Affairs, the various issues her department addresses and more.
FEATURED MOVER | Kim Callari, The Baltimore Station
The Baltimore Station, a residential treatment program supporting veterans and others transitioning from homelessness and substance use disorder to self-sufficiency, promoted Kim Callari to the newly created role of deputy director. As deputy director, Callari will keep her current responsibilities managing the development team and fund development, communications and volunteers. Additionally, she will assist the ...
Longtime Maryland state lawmaker won't seek re-election
A longtime Maryland state lawmaker who chairs a key budget panel says she won’t be running for re-election.
Maryland educator wins $1M Global Teacher Prize
A Maryland high school teacher who has worked to open up college education for her students has won the $1M Global Teacher Prize, the Varkey Foundation announced.
FEATURED MOVER | Melissa Menkel McGuire, Liff Walsh
Liff, Walsh & Simmons welcomed Melissa Menkel McGuire as a partner, establishing the firm’s Employment Law Practice Group. Menkel McGuire brings more than 25 years of experience providing advice and counsel to employers on all aspects of the employment relationship. She practices before federal and state courts and administrative agencies throughout Maryland, the District of ...
Fed chair: Pandemic has particularly hurt women; board member stepping down
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell expressed concern that the pandemic recession has had an unusually harmful economic effect on women.
Many women have left the workforce. When will they return?
NEW YORK — There was a time when Naomi Peña could seemingly do it all: Work a full-time job and raise four children on her own. But when the viral pandemic struck early last year, her personal challenges began to mount and she faced an aching decision: Her children or her job? She chose her ...
Hershey Company one of Forbes ‘World's Top Female Friendly Companies’
The Hershey Co. has topped Forbes’ list of the “World’s Top Female Friendly Companies,” leading a roster of 300 honorees. “Guided by The Pathways Project, we continue to advance progress around gender equity – a core component of our greater (diversity, equity and inclusion) strategy,” Alicia Petross, Hershey’s chief diversity officer, said in a release. ...
Women’s Law Center of Maryland celebrating golden anniversary
The Women’s Law Center of Maryland will celebrate 50 years of advancing justice for women in Maryland with a golden anniversary celebration and awards ceremony.
FEATURED MOVER | Amy M. McClain, Ballard Spahr
Amy M. McClain, a partner in the Baltimore office of Ballard Spahr, a national law firm with more than 600 attorneys in 15 offices across the country, was named chair of the firm’s real estate department, which has more than 100 lawyers nationwide. McClain is the first female to serve as the firm’s real estate ...
Chesapeake Bay Foundation chooses new president and CEO
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation announced a new president and chief executive officer Monday.
Oklahoma institute extending help to Afghan businesswomen
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Over the last 15 years, 597 Afghan women business owners trained under the Peace Through Business curriculum have created 8,000 jobs in their home country. Now that the Taliban has returned to power in Afghanistan, many of those women are determined to keep their businesses going – but they are going ...
Off the Record with Sloane Brown: Dr. Redonda Miller, Johns Hopkins Hospital
Dr. Redonda Miller, president of Johns Hopkins Hospital, joins Sloane Brown to talk about her first five years as the hospital’s first woman president.
Casinos look to improve gender equity in management
The work of diversifying casinos has been going on for years, even as women — and men — in the industry agree that more needs to be done.
FEATURED MOVER | Diane Forbes Berthoud, UMB
Diane Forbes Berthoud, Ph.D., has assumed her role as the University of Maryland, Baltimore’s (UMB) first chief equity, diversity and inclusion officer (CEDIO). As CEDIO/VP, she will steward UMB’s commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion; catalyze the institutional change necessary for deepening and strengthening that commitment; and design and operationalize a transparent accountability framework to ...
Good workplace culture can be critical for success
Good workplace culture has always played a role in a company’s hiring, growth and success. Now, though, this culture is even more critical. “Right now it is particularly important to have a good culture because retention has become so critical because organizations are having such a difficult time hiring good talent,” said Susan Katz, CEO ...
‘Shared values’: Bringing employees from different generations together
When you’re at work, are you goal-oriented and laser-focused on metrics to achieve those goals? Or do you have an entrepreneurial spirit and penchant to figure things out? The answer may be a result of your generation, said MaryBeth Hyland, a workplace culture specialist. Hyland works with companies to help them understand their workplace’s values ...
Rosenberg Martin names Hecker as first female managing partner
Rosenberg Martin Greenberg LLP announced that Caroline L. Hecker has been elected as the firm’s first female managing partner in the firm’s 34-year history.