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Women and Financial Stability

Financial stability

Only 57% of adults in the U.S. are financially literate, according to S&P’s Global FinLit Survey in 2016. Efforts in multiple states in the U.S. are aiming to improve that, with financial literacy courses becoming a required part of the high school curriculum. But despite these efforts, financial literacy and financial stability, particularly for minority…

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With New Research into Hot Flashes During Menopause, Scientists Expand Treatment Options for Women’s Health

Hot flashes during menopause, a common symptom of women’s natural midlife biology, affect more than 80% of women. The causes behind these common hot flashes have remained a mystery to scientists for years. However, recent research has revealed a breakthrough in understanding the root cause of these uncomfortable, sweaty episodes. Researchers from The Queen’s Medical…

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Barriers to Women in Tech Spaces and How to Break Them

Previously, education was for only the male gender. Therefore, it is no wonder that women in tech have to work much harder for recognition of their skills. A study from 2020 shows women constituted about 28.8% of the technology workforce, an increase from 25.9% and 26.2% in 2018 and 2019, respectively. It is no…

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Conversations from the Edge: Women in HVAC Series

The HVAC industry has long been male-dominated, but women are joining the field in larger numbers and making an impact. One of those is Brittney Johnson, Maintenance Sales Representative, Commercial Mechanical at Commercial Mechanical Utah. She spoke with Conversations from the Edge host Hilary Kennedy about her career. Johnson explained that after high school, she wasn’t…

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Conversations from the Edge: The Women Powering the Future of HVAC

While the HVAC industry is largely dominated by men, women are seeing their numbers grow in the sector. To talk about diversity and inclusion in HVAC, host Hilary Kennedy welcomed Gwen Smothers, Business Systems and Implementation Manager for Piedmont Service Group, and Ali McGee, Business Systems Assistant for Piedmont Service Group. Women currently account for…

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Springboard Partners with Women Who Code to Launch Joint Scholarship, Content, and Recruitment Programs

Springboard, the pioneer of mentor-led online learning, recently announced a partnership with Women Who Code, an international nonprofit dedicated to empowering women in technology, to introduce the Springboard/Women Who Code scholarship program. Ten scholarships worth $1,000 each will be awarded to women looking to enroll in Springboard’s mentor-guided online courses in software engineering, data science, and…

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How Women in the Workforce Are Advancing to the C-Suite

Host Daniel Litwin was joined by Dr. Rosina Racioppi, a prominent voice for women in the workplace and CEO of WOMEN Unlimited, Inc. WOMEN Unlimited is a mentoring network company for woman in corporate leadership aimed at providing leading corporations with a multi-faceted environment that helps women strengthen the skills they’ll need to become…

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Innovations in Healthcare: A Discussion with Dr. Craig Joseph at HIMSS 2024
May 24, 2024

Innovations in healthcare were easy to spot at the recent HIMSS 2024 conference. Healthcare Rethink’s Brian Urban caught up with one of those innovators for a live discussion at HIMSS 2024. podcast, Their conversation opens a window and dialogue into the cutting-edge trends reshaping healthcare technology today. This episode features Dr. Craig Joseph, the…

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Preventing burnout
Achieving Professional Growth and Preventing Burnout: The Importance of Time Management and Support Networks in a Fast-Paced World
May 23, 2024

In today’s fast-paced world, balancing professional growth with personal well-being is more crucial than ever. With the rise of remote work, digital transformation, and the constant hustle culture, finding this balance has become a significant challenge for many. A survey conducted by Deloitte suggests that a whopping 77% of professionals experience burnout at work….

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Fan-Centric Business Transformation
Prop Room
May 23, 2024

In this episode of the Fans First series, Jesse Cole, the mastermind behind the Savannah Bananas, shares with us that in the vibrant world of marketing, creativity knows no bounds—a philosophy embodied by a prop room and studio teeming with eclectic costumes and outlandish ideas. This creative hub, seemingly disconnected from conventional themes like bananas,…

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Ace Gardner and Jacob Lewis discuss NIL Deals and Transfer Portals
NIL Deals and Transfer Portals are Also Impacting College Staff and Their Roles
May 23, 2024

College sports is undergoing a significant transformation with the advent of Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) rights and the increasing prevalence of transfer portals. These changes are reshaping how college staff operate, presenting both opportunities and challenges. With the rise of NIL deals and transfer portals, understanding the behind-the-scenes impact on college coaching staff…

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How Women are Making Waves in the World of Food Processing & Manufacturing
March 3, 2020

Women are changing the way the world does business for the better as they inhabit roles of leadership, jobs in engineering and careers in traditionally male-dominated industries. This is no truer than in the world of food processing and manufacturing. MarketScale’s Food & Beverage Podcast explores how women are making waves in this realm,…

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Why a Diverse Workforce Matters in Medical Transportation
April 29, 2019

Women make up only 36 percent of the transportation industry’s workforce. But at St. Louis, Missouri-based Medical Transportation Management, they are bucking the trend with innovative ways of attracting a largely female workforce. In fact, a whopping 76 percent of the upper management and workforce at MTM is female. On this episode of the…

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