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By the time Victoria Cooper enrolled in an alcohol treatment program in 2018, she was “drinking for survival,” not pleasure, she says — multiple vodka shots in the morning, at lunchtime and beyond. In the treatment program, she saw other women in their 20s struggling with alcohol and other drugs. “It was the first time …

This honor recognizes women leaders in technology for excellence in three categories—leadership, client service and innovation. While often overlooked in the consulting profession where three-quarters of the industry is male, the role of women in the technology field is essential.  Consulting Magazine created this award in 2020 to recognize the impact women are making in the …

FALLS CHURCH, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Women in Technology (WIT), the premier organization contributing to the success of professional women in the Washington, D.C. area technology community, announced winners of the 22nd Annual Leadership Awards at a Gala held virtually on Thursday, May 20, 2021. The evening honored highly successful women who have inspired their industry counterparts and …

The INTERalliance of Greater Cincinnati recognized local award winners for receiving accolades from The National Center for Women & Information Technology. INTERalliance Leadership Council members Ayushe Nagpal and Mina Ryumae were recipients of the NCWIT Aspirations in Computing High School Award, and Board Member Jillian Maher received the 2021 Kentucky Affiliate Educator Award. Ayushe Nagpal …

Deesha Dyer, founder, Black Girl 44 scholarship Photo Credit: Deesha Dyer For many young people interested in a career in politics, unpaid internships are a typical first step. But that’s a privilege not everyone can afford. The lack of pay associated with political internships can be an impossible barrier for some students. This is especially …

A seemingly innocent tracking app on *Rose’s phone was the secret weapon her abuser used to keep her in a constant state of fear. Key points: Rose was constantly monitored by her ex-partner but now has a watch that can contact a monitoring company in case of an emergency Abuse facilitated by technology is mostly perpetrated by men …

DETROIT – The only Black Woman to hold the CEO position of a Fortune 500 company at this current time has ties to Detroit. Many Detroiters are familiar with Rosalind “Roz” Brewer. She was born and raised in Detroit and graduated from Cass Technical High School. She worked her way up the corporate ladder in …

A 28-year-old man is facing felony charges after sexually assaulting two people last week on the Near North Side. Ian Edgerle was arrested Thursday after he was identified as the person who broke into a home and sexually assaulted two females April 4 in the 1100 block of North Wells Street, Chicago police said. Edgerle …

By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – This week is “Black Maternal Health Week” which is a week dedicated to new and expectant mothers. READ MORE: Local Providers Committed To Distributing Johnson And Johnson Vaccine Despite Reports Of Shortages Today, dozens of women gathered on the North Shore for a photoshoot with the goal of …

SAN ANTONIO — Arizona Wildcats women’s basketball coach Adia Barnes said Saturday that she has nothing to apologize for after she used a middle finger and an expletive in a postgame huddle with her team in the joyous moments following a 69-59 win over UConn in the Final Four. The moment, caught on ESPN cameras, …