Taiwan president listed as female leader best at handling coronavirus crisis

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has been hailed by Forbes Magazine as one of the seven female heads of state who have outperformed their male counterparts in handling the cor...

Iowa in Focus: Democrats open 2020 with hope, anxiety

Hopeful but also afraid. Uncertain but still focused. Iowa's Democrats will arrive at their 2020 kickoff caucuses on Monday with a mix of emotions and one urgent mission: voting President Donald Trump...

Miss America to be crowned for the first time in Connecticut

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Miss America will be crowned Thursday night for the first time at a Connecticut casino, marking the latest change to the nearly century-old contest that has recently undergon...

Inspiration for Taiwan ‘Teenage Psychic’ TV drama receives IOC Women and Sport World Award

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A female baseball umpire from Taiwan has received the “2019 Women and Sport World Award” by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) at the United Nations Hea...

Miss America head Gretchen Carlson seeks 'healing process'

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Gretchen Carlson, the former Fox News host now in charge of the Miss America Organization, says the organization needs to heal a rift that has seen 20 state groups call for ...

Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine Opens Research and Pathology Building

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 10, 2018--Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine (RUSVM) announced today the opening of its Research and Pathology Building to further enhance its r...

Three Riverbed Executives Recognized as CRN’s 2018 Women of the Channel

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 23, 2018--Riverbed®, The Digital Performance Company™, today announced that CRN ®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Bridget Bisnette, Vice President Global...

Women in Technology Announces 19th Annual Leadership Award Winners

FALLS CHURCH, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 18, 2018--Women in Technology (WIT), the premier organization contributing to the success of professional women in the Washington, D.C.-area technology communit...

IFC and Didi Chuxing Partner on Women’s Empowerment, Climate and Financial Inclusion in Emerging Markets

BEJING--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 27, 2018--Didi Chuxing ("DiDi"), the world’s leading mobile transportation platform, and IFC, a sister organization of the World Bank and member of the World Bank Group ("...

The referee breaking unseen barriers for women in soccer

Having made the breakthrough, the first woman referee in any of Europe's top soccer leagues is asking how long it will take for other countries to follow Germany's example. Bibiana S...

Aqua America Celebrated as Champion of Board Diversity by the Forum of Executive Women

BRYN MAWR, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 11, 2016--Aqua America, Inc. (NYSE: WTR) was celebrated as a Champion of Board Diversity at the 2016 Leadership Breakfast for the Forum of Executive Women on Octob...

Ryder Marks Veterans Day with Nearly 4,500 Military Veteran Hires Since 2011

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 10, 2016--Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE:R), a leader in commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions, today announced the results of its mil...

Ryder Marks Veterans Day with Nearly 4,500 Military Veteran Hires Since 2011

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 10, 2016--Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE:R), a leader in commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions, today announced the results of its mil...

2 women to vie in Taiwan presidential election for 1st time

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's top two political parties have each nominated a woman for president in 2016, a historic first signaling acceptance of female leadership and kicking off a campaign highli...

2 women to vie in Taiwan presidential election

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) -- The top two political parties in Taiwan have each nominated a woman for president in 2016, a historic first signaling acceptance of female leadership and kicking off a campaign ...