There is some evidence that having three women on a board of 12 to 15 people is the tipping point for them to actually be heard and able to have an influence at all. So there are good arguments for the 30% rule - it just doesn't necessarily translate directly to profits. … [Read more...] about 100 Women: Do women on boards increase company profits?
He would look to Yoko for guidance and approval in most things, as a child looks to his mother. Tellingly, he called Yoko ‘Mother’. Previously, John had indulged his feverish sex drive whenever he liked. Now he had ‘only’ Yoko to satisfy his needs – and by her own assessment she was not sexually adventurous. John soon became bored. … [Read more...] about The women who shaped, seduced and scarred John Lennon: New book reveals untold stories of the mother whose death the Beatle never got over, Britain’s first female pop star, and how Yoko Ono begged to be his lover (because she’d gone off sex)
The spokesperson also said that the cabinet also cleared the appointment of PSR Kharkongor, as the new chief technical adviser (CTA) to the state power department for a period of one year besides clearing the appointment of 18 engineers in the Water Resources department. … [Read more...] about Women factory workers to get free sanitary napkins in Meghalaya
"She was honored by President Eisenhower for her work with the American Cancer Society and did considerable fundraising for cancer research," Cayleff said. "The cancer work and the ability to come back and compete successfully was pretty much unheard of at that point. She was told she would never be able to compete again. And like she had done so many times in her life, she just tripled her efforts and determined she would prove them wrong." … [Read more...] about The ‘greatest all-sport athlete’ who helped revolutionize women’s golf
Speaking to CNN's Christiane Amanpour from her exile in Ukraine on Monday, Tikhanovskaya said: "At the moment, members of the Coordinated Council I created are chased, kidnapped and harassed. And it's worrying me a lot, because at the moment we still don't know where Maria Kolesnikova is." … [Read more...] about These three women stood up to Europe’s longest-serving dictator. Here’s what happened to them