Sandra Moran is a member of the Congress of the Republic of Guatemala and represents the Convergencia CPO-CRD Party. Sandra was elected in September 2015, and her policy priorities are human rights for marginalized groups such as women, LGBT, indigenous peoples, children, adolescents, and the elderly. March is Women’s History Month, and we’re celebrating with a special podcast feature, produced in partnership with our friends at the Diplomatic Courier. In this 5-part feature, I talk to international women leaders who ran for office, and are working to change their communities through public service. These women were brought to Washington, DC to be honored at an International Women’s Day celebration by the Women’s Democracy Network, a multi-partisan initiative of the International Republican Institute that works to increase women’s political participation, leadership, and representation in elected office in every region of the world. I sat down with these women leaders at the National Press Club to discuss their vision for their...Read More
Author: Chrisella Herzog
While testifying before the House Intelligence Committee in Washington, DC today, FBI Director James Comey confirmed that his agency is conducting an investigation into “the Russian government’s efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election; and that includes investigating the nature of any links between individuals associated with the Trump campaign and the Russian government, and whether there was any coordination between the campaign and Russia’s efforts.” Furthermore, this investigation will “also include an assessment of whether any crimes were committed.” Furthermore, Comey confirmed that the FBI, along with the Department of Justice, had no information to support allegations...Read More
On this episode of Bosses Who Brunch, I talked with the co-founders of FuzePlay, a S.T.E.A.M. learning toy company. Kristy Sevy and Kyle Muir are the brother and sister team that founded FuzePlay, and their first product is the Zubi Flyer, the first hackable frisbee designed to help kids learn how to code. In this conversation, I talked with Kristy and Kyle about some of the challenges they’ve faced in starting up, ranging from navigating the manufacturing process to starting a company while raising kids. Learn more about FuzePlay and pre-order the Zubi Flyer at www.fuzeplay.io. Kristy and Kyle...Read More
On this episode of Bosses who Brunch, I sat down with Maxine Turner, founder of Cuisine Unlimited Catering and Special Events. Maxine started Cuisine Unlimited in 1985 as a small deli and catering company in Salt Lake City, and over the years, built the company to be a full service event provider that has served guests at no fewer than four Olympic games. At her offices in Salt Lake City, Maxine talked to me about some of the ups and downs she’s faced over the years, as well as her current role representing small businesses at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington DC. Bosses Who Brunch is grateful to Cuisine Unlimited for their sponsorship of our meetups. To find out more about Cuisine Unlimited, visit cuisineunlimited.com. To learn more about the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Council on Small Business, visit this link. Maxine previously recommended a book for startup founders: “Start On Purpose: Everything You Need to Know and Do to Startup With Strength” by Susan Schreter. Disclosure: Fibonacci Media Co./WhiteHat Magazine participates in the Amazon Services LLC Associates...Read More
WhiteHat Magazine is seeking articles to be published in our Summer 2017 edition: Refugees. Articles should analyze the global refugee crisis from the perspective of challenges facing refugee populations and, most importantly, solutions to assist them in rebuilding their lives. We are looking for writing that is well-researched but conversational (as opposed to academic) in tone. Articles should be original and not have been previously published in any other format — print or online. Articles may address topics including, but not limited to: Innovations that are focused on assisting refugees Profiles of entrepreneurs or scientists who are/were refugees Mobile phones: How are these lifelines for refugees being used? Education: Challenges and opportunities for education in refugee camps/li> Men vs. Women: Analysis of how issues around technology affect genders differently Seeking solutions: What are the technology options for cash transfers to refugees? Please avoid wonky or insider language, and remember that you are writing for a global audience. Do not include footnotes, endnotes, or a list of references. Hyperlinks are welcome; however, please do not use Wikipedia as a reference. Contact us for payment details. All documents should be sent via email to the editors at firstname.lastname@example.org with email subject line: “Article Submission: Summer 2017”. Hard copies will not be accepted or returned. You will be notified about the publication status (accepted or not) within 5 business days, and will...Read More
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