Women

The Women on Boards report was released at the Forum of Executive Women leadership breakfast.
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Hadas Kuznits
October 17, 2019 - 12:27 pm
A new report released Thursday morning at the annual Forum of Executive Women leadership breakfast indicates that gender equality is lacking at the executive level of Philadelphia's top 100 companies.
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The annual Pennsylvania Conference For Women took place in Philadelphia.
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Hadas Kuznits
October 02, 2019 - 4:52 pm
Over 100 experts on leadership, career, branding, finance, health and wellness gathered for the annual Pennsylvania Conference For Women.
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Female patient
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CNN
September 30, 2019 - 3:14 pm
Two women a day are dying unnecessarily from heart attacks in England and Wales because of a gender gap in awareness, diagnosis and treatment. Read more here.
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A demonstrator carries a sign with the popular Twitter hashtag #MeToo used by people speaking out against sexual harassment as she takes part in a Women's March in Seattle.
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AP News
September 16, 2019 - 1:26 pm
The first sexual experience for 1 in 16 U.S. women was forced or coerced intercourse in their early teens, encounters that for some may have had lasting health repercussions, a study suggests. The experiences amount to rape, the authors say, although they relied on a national survey that didn't use...
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Johnny Lopez
September 11, 2019 - 9:48 am
Hasbro is making a game out of the gender pay gap. The toy company is launching a new version of their iconic board game Monopoly that emphasizes female trailblazers and actually pays women more than men, according to CNN . MEET MS. MONOPOLY! Mr. Monopoly's niece, a self-made investment guru, is...
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Canadian author Margaret Atwood speaks during a press conference at te British Library to launch her new book 'The Testaments' in London, Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019.
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AP News
September 10, 2019 - 9:18 am
Margaret Atwood is often asked if her new novel "The Testaments," a follow-up to "The Handmaid's Tale," is set in a dystopian world. She says: "Let us hope so."
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Acting Police Commissioner Christine Coulter
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Kristen Johanson
August 27, 2019 - 11:10 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's been a long, hectic week, to say the least, for Philadelphia's first female police commissioner. After the sudden resignation of Richard Ross last week, acting Commissioner Christine Coulter has been fielding phone calls from District Attorney Larry Krasner, U.S...
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In this April 14, 2019 file photo, White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump, listens to women speak about their experiences working with Muya, a manufacturing center of textiles and traditional crafts in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
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August 08, 2019 - 12:24 pm
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump will travel to South America in September to focus on issues that make it difficult for women in developing countries to prosper financially, including lack of access to credit and limits on employment. President Donald Trump's...
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Induction Day
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July 23, 2019 - 11:18 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The percentage of female students nominated by members of Congress for admission to U.S. service academies has been rising, but men are still put forward nearly three times as often as women, according to an analysis released Tuesday . A nomination from a federal lawmaker is...
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June Robbins
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June 07, 2019 - 5:00 am
By Charlotte Reese PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — By now, you know the story of Rosie the Riveter. But more than half of "Rosies" providing a helping hand to the war effort were actually not riveters. Nearly 70 years later, they want modern women to know their stories. "We've come a long way, baby...
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