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

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

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.

Marianne Lake is the new CFO of JPMorgan Chase

Marianne Lake is the new CFO of JPMorgan Chase

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.

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.”

The Women MacArthur Fellows 2012, honored for helping build a more just, verdant, and peaceful world

The Women MacArthur Fellows 2012, honored for helping build a more just, verdant, and peaceful world

The recipients learned, through a phone call out of the blue from the Foundation, that they will each receive $500,000 in no-strings-attached support over the next five years. MacArthur Fellowships come without stipulations or reporting requirements and offer Fellows unprecedented freedom and opportunity to reflect, create, and explore.

Square launches Code Camp Contest for Women engineering students

Square launches Code Camp Contest for Women engineering students

The three-day program will include conversations and mentorship sessions with Square leaders, hands-on workshops with teams from across the company, Q&A sessions, as well as tours around the beautiful and historic Bay Area.

Susan Bratton’s Meals to Heal provides home meal delivery service for cancer patients

Susan Bratton’s Meals to Heal provides home meal delivery service for cancer patients

Meals to Heal provides a single, comprehensive solution to cancer patients’ and their caregivers’ nutritional needs through the home delivery of healthy, nutritious meals, in addition to a wealth of nutrition resources based on high-quality scientific studies and access to experienced oncology nutrition professionals.

Dr.Sally Ride, America’s first female astronaut passes away.

Dr.Sally Ride, America’s first female astronaut passes away.

For a program that was the bastion of male military test pilots, this was a huge step by NASA. Picked out from amongst the 8000 applicants, she became part of the 35 chosen ones for the program, six of them being women.

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