Two women advance in historic Boston mayor race
For the first time in 200 years, Boston voters have narrowed the field of mayoral candidates to two women of color who will face off against each other in November.
FEATURED MOVER | Erin Moran, Grasmick Leadership Institute
Erin Moran was appointed the inaugural executive director of Towson University’s Dr. Nancy Grasmick Leadership Institute after an extensive national search. Moran started in the role Sept. 8. Moran has spent most of her 24-year career dedicated to developing leaders who create inspiring work environments that enable people to be fulfilled while also achieving extraordinary ...
Leadership Maryland seeks new leadership as president and CEO Winsky shifts role
Leadership Maryland will see new leadership at the end of the year as President and CEO Renée M. Winsky will transition to a new role.
Women’s Equality Day celebrated across Maryland
Marylanders in multiple counties celebrated the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment affirming women’s right to vote as part of the Women’s Equality Day Celebration across Maryland (WEDC). WEDC is a coalition of nonprofits coming together to shine a light on the many women of the Maryland suffrage movement and to bring a local Suffrage ...
Maryland's retiring top judge recalls 'sleepless nights' as she prepares to pass 'the baton'
Maryland Court of Appeals Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera didn't expect to spend her last 18 months trying to keep courts open in an effort to stanch a pandemic.
Lehigh Valley construction camp for girls is going national
A program to encourage young girls to pursue careers in the construction trade that started in Pennsylvania's Lehigh Valley is going national, and organizers are excited to bring their vision to other communities across the country.
FEATURED MOVER | Damita McDonald, Notre Dame of Md. University
Damita McDonald was named the new senior director for university communications & public relations at Notre Dame of Maryland University. A versatile public relations and marketing leader with more than 20 years of experience, McDonald is responsible for developing the university’s overall communications strategy, as well as supporting presidential communications, university branding and overall marketing ...
New McDaniel president seeks to make school 'the independent college of choice'
On June 1, Dr. Julia Jasken became only the second woman to become president of McDaniel College in its 154 year history. Jasken first joined the Westminster-based school in 2003 as an English professor. Before she was unanimously appointed to her current top position by the college’s board of trustees, she served as the college’s executive ...
Finding cancer earlier: New tests show promise with broader screening available
CancerSEEK is one of several forerunners for a multi-cancer blood screening test that would complement existing single cancer screenings like mammography, pap smears and colonoscopies.
The merger of conventional medical treatment with integrative medicine
Tracy Gosson was first diagnosed with stage 4 ovarian cancer in April 2019 after feeling tired and not like herself for months. During her treatment, the founder of the branding and marketing company Sagesse began researching integrated treatment options. She watched Dr. William Li’s TED talk “Can We Eat To Starve Cancer?” and read his ...
HIPEC seen as cutting-edge treatment for some cancer patients
Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy, or HIPEC, is a two-part treatment option for cancers that result in peritoneal spread in coating the abdominal cavity.
Women Who Lead - August 2021 digital edition
Read the digital edition of the August 2021 Women Who Lead magazine.
M&T Bank commits $1M for small business loans in PG County
M&T Bank has committed $1 million to provide loans to small businesses in Prince George’s County that would not typically qualify for loans.
New wedding planner finds pent up demand for her services
A Pennsylvania woman has found success in a new career thanks to a little good timing and help from SCORE Bucks County. Samantha O’Donnell had been working as an interior designer for the past decade, but had long toyed with going back to her first love, event planning, and opening her own wedding planning business. ...
FEATURED MOVER | Caitlin Wiggins, Liquified Creative
Annapolis-based strategic branding and marketing firm Liquified Creative promoted Caitlin Wiggins to director of marketing. A member of the agency’s leadership team, Wiggins held roles as digital marketing manager and social media manager since 2017, playing an integral part in the agency’s recent growth and most successful client campaigns. Wiggins leads all marketing efforts for ...
Hochul prepares for spotlight as NY's first female governor as Cuomo steps aside
ALBANY, N.Y. — Kathy Hochul, a western New York Democrat unfamiliar to many people in the state even after six years as its lieutenant governor, was set to begin reintroducing herself to the public Wednesday as she prepared to take the reins of power after Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced he would resign from office. Hochul, ...
FEATURED MOVER | Lindsey Weigle, Bluewater Advisory
Bluewater Advisory, a national award-winning leader in talent management and leadership development, announced that Lindsey Weigle has been promoted to managing partner. In addition to serving as project lead on various client engagements, Lindsey’s passion for individual and organizational development shows in her involvement in workshops, leadership programs and other group and individual training programs. ...
Off the Record with Sloane Brown: Susan Francis, Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service
Sloane Brown talks with Susan Francis, executive director of Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service, about how the organization provides volunteer attorneys and other professionals to assist in civil matters for Marylanders who otherwise couldn’t afford it, and works to change some of the systems that have created societal inequities in the first place.
FEATURED MOVER | Danielle Bridge, Hill Management
Hill Management Services Inc., a full-service real estate development and investment company headquartered in Timonium, has named Danielle Bridge leasing manager. Bridge, who has worked for the company since 2016, formerly functioned as property manager. She will seek out prospective tenants for the company’s portfolio of commercial office buildings, retail centers and warehouse projects totaling ...