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Nektar Is the One S&P 500 Company Without a Woman Director

Then there was one. A new analysis reveals that biopharmaceutical company Nektar Therapeutics  (NKTR) is the only SP 500 company without a woman on its board, representing a small improvement in gender diversity from last year. According to a May 31 dataset compiled by BoardEx, a relationship mapping service of TheStreet …

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Female directors need to be ‘shameless’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Even at the top, the opportunities don’t come thick and fast So, what do you do if you’re a female filmmaker and there are so many barriers to fight against, you start “wondering if it’s a pointless exercise?” Make a film about it, of …

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Films by Women: Seven Movies to Watch in May

The “52FilmsByWomen” hashtag isn’t a new invention, but in the last few years, and especially 2017, it’s gained increasingly urgent relevance. Created and disseminated by Women in Film, a nonprofit outlet established to “achieve parity and transform culture,” the tag translates into a simple pledge: Watch one movie directed by …

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The Daily Media: 17 Moves To Discuss

Interview magazine has folded. Samira Nasr, formerly fashion director at ELLE, has been named executive fashion director at Vanity Fair. Michael Carl, formerly fashion director at Vanity Fair, has left the company. Debbie Perelman, formerly chief operating officer at Revlon, has been named president and chief executive officer at the company. Iesha Reed, …

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Iowa Women’s Foundation honors five in FD

-Messenger photo by Hans Madsen This year’s Ovation honorees from the Fort Dodge area were recognized Wednesday evening during a presentation at Olde Boston’s Restaurant Pub in downtown Fort Dodge. They are, from left, Amy Bruno, Jane Curtis, Karen Alstott, Lisa Shimkat and Sheila Hansen. The Iowa Women’s Foundation honored …

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