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Women entrepreneurs win investment at third annual digital health Fire Pitch Competition – TMC News

Ignite Healthcare Networks hosted its third annual Fire Pitch Competition at the Texas Medical Center Innovation Institute to showcase eight women-led digital health startup companies from Texas, California and Australia and provide support to the businesses through $220,000 in cash prizes and investments. “These companies that are presenting are incredibly exciting,” …

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New York Fashion Week Tops Media Impact, According to DMR Group

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Pale and male, craft brewers seek out diversity

Advertisement Kenary’s Mass. Bay Brewing Co. , the parent of Harpoon Brewery, won a grant from the Brewers Association — a national trade group — to host the Hop Forward Career Fair Tuesday to attract women, minorities, and LGBTQ people to craft brewing. Mass. Bay also partnered with the Career …

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For The First Time, Women Are The College-Educated Workforce Majority

2019 marks the year women cross over into the majority of the college-educated workforce. It’s already bringing changes to corporate life, from benefits packages to flexible schedules. Guests Nicole Smith, chief economist at Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce. (@GeorgetownCEW) Ariane Hegewisch [HEH-geh-vish], program director of employment and …

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Best auto dealers recruit women

TO THE EDITOR: There is one criterion to be a great dealership that may remain elusive for even the Best Dealerships To Work For (Sept. 23): What are they doing about staff diversification and attracting women to the workplace? Information about recruiting, rewards and incentives, training and commissions is certainly …

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Mitchell manufacturing sees increase in female leadership

But in Mitchell, several women now hold top leadership positions at local plants, and they said they’ve seen an increase in the number of women gaining interest and applying for jobs in manufacturing. “I think women are starting to realize what the career opportunities are in manufacturing,” said Teresa Sternhagen, …

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Report: Health of women and children a concern in North Carolina

By Kathryn Brown, anchor/reporter, and Rick Armstrong, producer Raleigh, N.C. — A new Women and Children‘s Health Report ranks North Carolina near the middle among all states and raises alarm on troubling trends, both locally and nationally. The United Health Foundation’s annual report on the health of women and children …

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Number of women behind the wheel soars year-over-year

Women now make up over 10 percent of over-the-road (OTR) truck drivers, an increase of almost 30 percent over the 7.89 percent seen in the Women in Trucking (WIT) Association’s 2018 survey. The increase came after a industry-wide push to hire more women drivers in response to last year’s capacity …

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New polling on Equal Pay

By ELIZABETH RALPH  09/27/2019 12:42 PM EDT RULING THE WEEK According to a new POLITICO/Morning Consult poll, a majority of voters (53 percent) think the government isn’t doing enough to address pay equity. — The gender breakdown: 61 percent of women believe the government ne to do more to ensure …

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In the know: Women in the news 9/23 – 9/27

The best company for working moms is.. . Working Mother magazine released the top-100 businesses for working moms, using measures from parental leave to emergency childcare. Pharmaceutical giants AbbVie, Astellas Pharma U.S. , Johnson Johnson and Takeda ranked in the top-10 companies this year, along with business industry giants Bain …

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