Trump eliminates Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces order

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April 09, 2017
President Donald Trump signed an executive order that revoked the 2014 Fair Pay and Safe Worklplaces order put in place by his predecessor former President Barack Obama.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at Women in the World Summit

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addresses the audience April 6 at the Women in the World Summit in New York City.

April 09, 2017
Trudeau, a self-proclaimed feminist, on working with President Trump, de-stigmatizing mental health and appointing women to corporate boards to improve decision-making.

HIMSS North America Executive Vice President Carla Smith

April 06, 2017
A recognized healthcare executive and thought leader who leads HIMSS North America, Executive Vice President Carla Smith, has been named as one of the Most Powerful Women in Healthcare IT by Health Data Management.
Melania Trump

First Lady Melania Trump presents one of 13 International Women of Courage Award to Sharmin Akter, the Bangladeshi girl who successfully resisted her family’s efforts to marry her off at the age of 15.

March 30, 2017
The awards, which Trump gave at the U.S. State Department, honor women who have overcome injustice to transform society. 

Danielle Brown, Intel’s chief diversity and inclusion officer – Intel photo

March 28, 2017
In taking stock of the year just past, Intel executives found diversity and inclusion are driving evolution and reinvention. “Meeting our diversity hiring and retention goals in 2016 demanded a continued dedication to inclusive hiring practices, introduction of innovative, research-based programs...

President Trump convened a roundtable of women entrepreneurs and business owners March 27 at the White House.

March 28, 2017
President Trump, Vice President Pence and Ivanka Trump met March 27 at a roundtable of business women and entrepreneurs. Meeting in the Roosevelt Room in the West Wing of the White House, the president, reading from prepared remarks, offered promising comments and compliments. From his remarks, we...

Accenture Chairman and CEO Pierre Nanterme and Julie Sweet, Accenture CEO, North America, are working on closing the gender gap in technology.

March 27, 2017
New research from Accenture concludes technology can help women advance at work and help close the gender pay gap. The report “...
March 27, 2017
She comes to the North Carolina medical center from UC Davis, where she oversees its academic, research and clinical programs.
Trump Women in Healthcare
March 23, 2017
CMS Administrator Seema Verma calls Obamacare a broken promise during the meeting.
International Women's Day health IT

Shareefa Alabdulmunem, head of eServices at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center in Saudi Arabia, speaking at the Women in Health IT roundtable during HIMSS17. Next to Shareefa is Diane Carr, one of the judges for the awards program.

March 08, 2017
Healthcare IT News puts the spotlight on professional women working in healthcare and information technology with this roundup of articles and opinions.

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