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Emma, Sammi and Elena demand and get a Woman Moderator for the 2012 US Election debates

Emma, Sammi and Elena demand and get a Woman Moderator for the 2012 US Election debates

Emma Axelrod, Sammi Siegel, and Elena Tsemberis, three high school sophomores from Montclair, New Jersey who started a campaign as part of a civics curriculum, after coming to know that the last woman who moderated a presidential debate was two decades ago,  launching  a petition on Change.org has met with resounding success. ( wowElle had […]

Dilma Rousseff’s rejuvenation of Brazil starts with a US $ 60 bn stimulus package

Dilma Rousseff’s rejuvenation of Brazil starts with a US $ 60 bn stimulus package

Dilma Rousseff has been credited with launching a host of social programs and initiatives that can be termed nothing short of revolutionary, beginning with her Science without Borders program and the Brazil without Misery initiative, the most prominent amongst them

The 2nd GeekGirlCon celebrating women in geek culture  begins August 11, 2012

The 2nd GeekGirlCon celebrating women in geek culture begins August 11, 2012

The 2nd annual convention of GeekGirlsCon, the geek girls community is slated to get underway on 11 August, 2012 at Seattle, WA, expecting over 7,000 attendees across Saturday and Sunday from throughout the United States and from as far away as Australia

Frances O’Grady will take charge as TUC Britian’s first female general secretary this September

Frances O’Grady will take charge as TUC Britian’s first female general secretary this September

For Frances’ election, 32 of the 54 unions had put her name forward, and the final decision was almost unanimous. Frances has been an active trade unionist and campaigner all her working life. She has been employed in a range of jobs from shop work to the voluntary sector.

8.3 million or 29 percent of all businesses in the US now owned by women

8.3 million or 29 percent of all businesses in the US now owned by women

Though women-owned firms constitute 29 percent of all US businesses, only employ 6% of the country’s workforce and contribute just under 4% of total U.S. business revenues — roughly the same share they contributed in 1997. One of the key ‘pressure-points’ seem to be what the analysis describes as the Heartbreak Hill – the 100-employee threshold and the million-dollar revenue mark, once reached, the mostly single-owned or the small core group is forced to gradually transition in spirit, structure and the likelihood of taking on other equity partners—be they individuals in senior management positions with an ownership stake may even change the women-owned business tag as well.

What Marissa Mayer brings to the beleaguered Yahoo!

What Marissa Mayer brings to the beleaguered Yahoo!

I have always rooted for the underdogs. I guess we all do. From mythology to literature, to politics to sports, we love  the  underdog making  that definitive come back at the least expected moment. Just like how Yahoo ( the beleaguered, almost written-off Internet giant )  pulled the rug from under the world media, by  […]

Google’s Marissa Mayer is the new Chief of Yahoo!

Google’s Marissa Mayer is the new Chief of Yahoo!

Marissa Mayer was most recently Vice President of Local, Maps, and Location Services at Google where she oversaw product management, engineering, design and strategy for the company’s suite of local and geographical products, including Google Maps, Google Earth, Zagat, Street View, and local search, for desktop and mobile.

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