Written by Jan Turner Tuesday, November 13 2012
Named one of “150 Women Who Shake the World” by Newsweek, Gabi Zedlmayer heads the Office of Global and Social Innovation at HP. She leads a global team of experts in their quest to solve social ills by applying the resources of HP and its partners. Forget the cloistered gentility of theoretical research – this is tech with its sleeves rolled up. For Zedlmayer, “Corporate success and social advancement are interdependent.”
Written by Jan Jaben-Eilon Tuesday, October 02 2012
Melanie L. Campbell, president and CEO of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation, has served in the civil rights, social justice, youth and women’s rights movements for more than 20 years. Here is her take on election reform, creating programs to inspire the black youth to vote and hurricane relief.
Written by Osayi Endolyn Tuesday, October 02 2012
You’ve got a great idea and the perfect name, but when you type in your dot-com address, it is owned by someone else – someone eager for an entrepreneur to pay a hefty price for the name. .CO is offering a different option – “a place where brands can launch or expand their online presence, using an international, top-level domain that makes it easier for a startup with a great idea to launch something new,” says Lori Anne Wardi, .CO’s vice president and brand strategist.
Written by Patty Rasmussen Tuesday, September 18 2012
Want to drive a great car? Mow your lawn? Watch a movie? Collaborative consumption would tell you: Don’t buy it. Rent it from someone in your community, and thanks to the Internet, you can – safely and affordably. Here is a look at how this green, cost-conscious trend is changing the way we consume and the Australian women leading the way.
Written by Olivia Putnal Tuesday, May 08 2012
In 2007, Anne Mahlum went out for her morning run. That run and the homeless men along her Philadelphia route changed the direction of her life. Today, she president of Back on My Feet (BOMF) – a nonprofit that works not to create runners within the homeless population, but to use running as a means to inspire self-sufficiency.