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Widow who slayed husband's killer in Mafia feud dies at 86

ROME (AP) — Assunta “Pupetta” Maresca, the widow of a Naples organized crime boss who was convicted of gunning down her husband’s presumed killer for revenge, later challenged a powerful Camorra clan ...

Mormon women's influence expands despite priesthood ban

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — When she was younger, Sharon Eubank figured she would one day marry and form the kind of nuclear family typically expected of members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day ...

Amid tension, Southern Baptist women lead where they can

Jacki King, the women’s minister at Second Baptist Church in Conway, Arkansas, first felt a call to ministry as a college student. She decided to follow it, giving up her pre-med ma...

Taiwan president rises to 9th most powerful woman in world

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has risen to ninth on Forbes' annual World's 100 Most Powerful Women list for 2021 due to her U.S. overtures and ongoing outsta...

Appier COO Winnie Lee debuts on Forbes Asia Power BusinessWomen list

Recognized as one of 20 outstanding female leaders by Forbes AsiaTAIPEI, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 2 November 2021 - Appier Chief Operating Officer and co-founder, Winnie Lee, was recognized as one ...

From exile, female former Afghan leader keeps fighting

NEW YORK (AP) — Two months after the Taliban seized power in Afghanistan, one of the country’s once-prominent female leaders — a former parliament member, candidate for president and a nominee for the...

Ms. Foundation focuses funds on groups led by minority women

NEW YORK (AP) — The Ms. Foundation for Women unveiled $4 million in funding Wednesday for more than 100 groups that are working for social justice. But the nation’s oldest women’s foundation says it h...

14 Cisco women named as finalists at the Channel Asia Women in ICT Awards

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 28 July 2021 - Cisco is proud to announce that 14 Cisco women have been listed as finalists of the new-look Women in ICT Awards (WIICTA). The WIICTA awards housed a reco...

RSF lists Viktor Orban as 'enemy of press freedom'

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) added Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban to its "enemies of press freedom" list on Monday. It is the first time a European head of state has appeared on t...

Charlottesville mayor's poem about city, racism 'hits nerve'

America’s Black politicians have a long history of calling out the nation’s racism. But few have taken to poetry and written that their city is “void of a moral compass” and “rapes you of your breaths...

Singapore Semiconductor Industry Association Launched The First Semiconductor Women’s Forum

Diversity Is Key To Address Challenges Facing Semiconductor Industry SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 11 March 2021 - The Inaugural Semiconductor Women's Forum in Singapore was launched at Conrad Centen...

New NAACP head: Black Vermonters deserve to enjoy state, too

Mia Schultz has watched three other Black women in Vermont resign from leadership posts in the mostly white state because of harassment and threats. She’s also seen Black acquaintances move away from ...

Bangkok Post lists Taiwan president among 24 Women of the Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Thai newspaper the Bangkok Post announced on Monday (March 1) that it has included Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on its list of 24 Women of the Year. In antic...

Jennifer Aniston praises Taiwan president as example of empowered woman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American film star and icon Jennifer Aniston on Friday (Jan. 29) pointed to Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) as an example of an empowered woman in her tribute to femal...

Taiwan president ranked 37th most powerful woman in world

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has risen to 37th on Forbes' annual World's 100 Most Powerful Women list for 2020 due to her exceptional leadership during t...