women in the workforce

Only 1 percent of large cap companies have all male boards today, according to EY, and all-male boards are disappearing at small-cap and mid-cap compnies too, as the EY graph here shows.

June 12, 2017
EY, a global advisory business services firm, has concluded that all-male corporate boards are old-school – not at all suited to today’s economy, not to mention modern mores.

Rippert is instrumental in advancing Accenture’s technology business and maximizing the use of emerging technologies.

June 12, 2017
The breadth of talent was recognized among women in healthcare, entrepreneurial, government and corporate roles in Washington, D.C.
Michelle Obama at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference

Former First Lady Michelle Obama address an audience of more than 5,000 people at Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, Calif. YouTube photo

June 12, 2017
Former First Lady called on the audience to tackle new problems arising across the globe at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference.
IBM Watson Artificial Intelligence

Harriet Green is IBM General Manager of Watson Internet of Things, Customer Engagement and Education.

June 09, 2017
Cited for creativity in technology and artificial intelligence, Green is recognized on this year’s list for alerting businesses to the potential of Watson.
GE Women in Global Health

Global Health stats from the World Health Organization Assembly underway in Geneva, Switzerland.

May 22, 2017
The organizations are also releasing a documentary film about women making an impact at the grassroots level in traditionally under-represented communities. 
Ivanka Trump healthcare
May 22, 2017
The Democrats also requested a meeting with the First Daughter and Senior White House Adviser to discuss healthcare policy. 

President Donald J. Trump, Gage Skidmore photo

May 22, 2017
Critics say it will take critical reproductive care away from some of the world’s most vulnerable women.
Epic CEO Judy Faulkner
May 17, 2017
Epic Systems founder and CEO Judy Faulkner is No. 6 on the 2017 Forbes list of richest self-made women, logging a $2.5 billion net worth.
Genevieve Morris ONC HIE
May 12, 2017
Genevieve Morris has 10 years of health IT experience and worked with ONC in support of the State Health Information Exchange Program while working for Audacious Inquiry.
No women shaping Senate healthcare bill

President Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and lawmakers gathered in the White House Rose Garden on May 4 to celebrate passage of the House bill to replace Obamacare. Now the Senate goes to work on its version of the bill with a working group of 13 men. White House photo.

May 09, 2017
There are 13 men working on the new bill while Maine Republican Sen. Susan Collins is writing her own legislation.

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