The Civic Accelerator is now accepting applications from social enterprises that inspire positive change.

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Points of Light launches the Civic Accelerator - second edition

Today, the world faces increasingly complex social problems with limited financial resources. Most traditional institutions – government, business and nonprofit – have to do more with less, creating a growing demand for engaging people in problem solving. To solve today’s complex problems, we need breakthrough ideas that are scalable, leverage technology and engage people in new and different ways. …Tell Me More »

Women Entrepreneurs in the UAE meetup over Connect Breakfast, courtesy Virtuzone

Women Entrepreneurs in the UAE meetup over Connect Breakfast, courtesy Virtuzone

Mona Ataya at Women's Connect Breakfast - Dubai

Virtuzone kicked off its 2013 Connect Breakfast series with a women-only event held recently at the MAKE Business Hub, which brought together select media, influential industry experts, some 60 small business owners and serial entrepreneur and start-up maven Mona Ataya, as a guest speaker. …Tell Me More »

The Cartier Women’s Initiative Award 2013 edition for committed female entrepreneurs is now open

The Cartier Women’s Initiative Award 2013 edition for committed female entrepreneurs is now open

Cartier Women's Initiative Awards-2013 edition

The Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards, a business plan competition for start-ups led by women organized by Cartier in partnership with the Women’s Forum, McKinsey and INSEAD business school is now inviting applications for its 2013 edition. …Tell Me More »

The Season’s Greetings from wowElle

The Season’s Greetings from wowElle

X'mas Greetings-2012

As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being.

Carl Jung

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Marianne Lake is the new CFO of JPMorgan Chase

Marianne Lake is the new CFO of JPMorgan Chase

After Morgan Stanley, its now the turn of JPMorgan Chase to get a woman CFO, with the company naming Marianne Lake its new CFO. Making her one of the most powerful women on Wall Street, she will be replacing Doug Braunstein who will become Vice Chairman. Braunstein who has been the CFO of JPMorgan since 2010, from early next year would “focus on serving top clients,” according to an announcement from the company. He was also in the thick of JP Morgan’s massive $6.2 billion trading loss which also put the ban’s credibility on the line globally. …Tell Me More »

Julie Larson-Green, the new boss of Windows.

Julie Larson-Green, the new boss of Windows.

Julie Larson-Green

With the leaving of Windows and Windows Live President Steven Sinofsky, Microsoft also enters a new phase in leadership in one of its most significant domains – as Julie Larson-Green takes over, to lead all Windows software and hardware engineering. A two-decade old Microsoft ‘veteran’, she would, along with Tamil Reller who is the Chief Financial Officer and and chief marketing officer ( and would be retaining her  responsibilities for the business of Windows)  will power  Windows for the future at Microsoft. …Tell Me More »

Marissa Mayer closes Yahoo South Korea, exiting its web portal and ad company

Marissa Mayer closes Yahoo South Korea, exiting its web portal and ad company

Yahoo is shutting down its South Korean web portal and its Internet Advertising business Overture Korea, after 15 years of operation in the country. The decision, according to Yahoo, is  “part of our efforts to streamline operations and focus our resources on building a stronger global business that’s set up for long-term growth and success.…Tell Me More »

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