Favorite Famed As: First Permanent Female Chairperson of the U.S. SEC About: Mary L. Schapiro is a former chairperson of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. President Obama appointed Schapiro in 2009. Schapiro served as the CEO and chairwoman of the Financial Industry
Favorite Name a female executive at a consulting firm. Post the link to her company’s website below.
Favorite Companies have evacuated employees from Liberia, suspended drilling projects, and cancelled flights in response to the Ebola outbreak that has been responsible for nearly 1,000 deaths. The three African countries that have been impacted the most are Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia.
Favorite Turks voting in the country’s first direct presidential election could potentially give too much power to Prime Minister Recep Erdogan. Erdogan has been an influential figure in Turkish politics for more than ten years. As the head of the Justice and Development Party, Erdogan is
Favorite Most consumers still do not trust artificial sweeteners made in labs, but sweeteners derived from natural substances are increasing in popularity. These low-calorie sweeteners seem almost too good to be true. Natural sweeteners have not been studied as extensively as sugar and
Favorite A recent report has revealed that an African American college graduate has the same employment opportunities as a while person without a diploma. In one study, job applicants with white-sounding names got 50 percent more callbacks than those who had African American names but the same
Favorite A teen entrepreneur from Australia may have a solution to the hassle of remembering complex passwords for multiple services. Sam Crowther developed an app that allows a person to pick a photo as a password to a Web service, and then transmits that into a password that is 512 characters
Favorite The Federal Trade Commission is working with hackers to build “honeypots” that will stop robocallers. Honeypots are essentially information systems that collect information, but the operations and designs are completely up to hackers. “Rachel” is the most common robocall bot in the US,