WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Melanie L. Campbell, president and CEO of The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (The National Coalition) and convener of Black Women’s Roundtable issued the following statement in response to a U.S. Census Bureau report released yesterday finding that about two in three eligible blacks (66.2 percent) voted in the 2012 presidential election, higher than the 64.1 percent of non-Hispanic whites who did so.
Archive | Women’s Interests RSS feed for this section
It’s Official: Blacks Voted at Higher Rate than Whites in 2012 Election and Black Women Surpassed Everyone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 23, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CandyLipz LLC announces a new product – the Xtreme Lip-Shaper(R) System – that allows users to naturally control the appearance and size of their lips. It’s no longer necessary to experience expensive and invasive injections to achieve more luscious and fuller lips.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — WITI (Women In Technology International) is delighted to announce the recipients of the 18th WITI Hall of Fame Awards, to be honored the evening of Monday, June 3, 2013, during WITI’s annual three-day Women Powering Technology Summit at the Marriott Hotel in Santa Clara, California, June 2-4, 2013.
BOZEMAN, Mont., April 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to GEMS Girls’ Clubs, ‘The World Needs Your Help.’ Everyday children in your neighborhood are going to bed hungry, enslaved to work countless hours, homeless because their dad lost his job, abandoned because their family cannot afford to care for them, sold into human trafficking, etc. The world needs the love of Christ – the world needs you!
BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — WomenLEAD, Inc announced today their partnership with Sandberg’s LeanIn to revolutionize mentorship with a powerful woman-to-women online network. Boston-based WomenLEAD is committed to disrupting and revolutionizing the career mentorship model with an online network and personal advisory board platform, for women by women.
CARBONDALE, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sexual Assault Myths Organization of Carbondale, says The Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault 32 member board of lawmakers and professionals and 21 sexual assault organizations have hand delivered a letter to Jackson County, Ill. (home of S.I.U. University) District Attorney Mike Carr asking him to drop all charges made by his office against Melisa Vistain, who was arrested after reporting her sexual assault in March of 2012.
CARBONDALE, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jury selection for the criminal trial of Melisa Vistain, of Jackson County, Illinois, is set to begin March 12, 2013. Vistain faces felony charges for falsely reporting sexual assault. She insists on her innocence of these charges. Rape Crisis Services of The Women’s Center stands in support of Vistain.
Reporting Sexual Assault to Police in Jackson County IL (SIU University) May Get You Arrested on Felony Charges
CARBONDALE, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sexual Assault Myths Organization of Carbondale today launched an awareness campaign that explains that the Jackson County District Attorney, Mike Carr, has currently allegedly charged at least three people for reporting their sexual assault. The website and organization was formed by Larry Brunken a longtime resident of Jackson County because of what he says has destroyed his wife’s life.
HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Starting Friday December 7, 2012 one of Sugar Land Texas’ most iconic brands, Whiteflash wants to give you a holiday twinkle treat! Blingle all the way! Pin your fantasy ‘Holiday Wedding’ and diamond jewelry from Whiteflash for a chance to win $2,500 Verragio Engagement Ring set with a 1 carat blue sapphire from Whiteflash.com.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This October Angara presents the ‘Pink Collection’ in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Every time you purchase jewelry from this collection, Angara will make a donation to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc (NBCF). The ‘Pink Collection’ includes pendants, earrings and rings in pink sapphires and gemstones.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Global Media Group, Inc. (UGMedia) first conceptualized Beauty TV(R) in 2006 after founder, Rob E. Angelino, sold his brainchild, the Salon-TV Network. Today, Beauty TV is making waves.
DENVER, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage fulfillment outsource services expert Titan Lenders Corp. (Titan) announced that Titan Capital Solutions’ President Deb Aydelotte will participate in a panel at the 9th Annual Women in Leadership event on Thursday, Oct. 4. The presentation, titled ‘On Transformation,’ will feature keynote speaker Claudine Schneider, a former member of the U.S. House of Representatives and an Emmy recipient for her work on the ABC News ‘Capital to Capital’ broadcast.
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If you’ve got passion, a plan and persistence, you don’t need an agent to become a published author. Indie authors own a significant chunk of the book market, and newcomers can join their ranks with help from indie author mentor Dara Beevas, whose new book, ‘The Indie Author Revolution: An Insider’s Guide to Self-Publishing’ (ISBN 978-1-59298-504-3), hits shelves this month.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Audrey Magazine presents ‘Audrey’s Night Out 2012,’ the 5th annual Fashion Show and Music Showcase at the historic Barker Hangar, located inside the Santa Monica airport. Audrey Magazine continues its long tradition of bringing together a diverse community and industry from Music, Fashion and Film. Barker Hangar has hosted numerous Award and Televised Events. This showcase includes musical performances, hosted bar, and celebrity guests on the red carpet inside the iconic transformed Barker Hangar.
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) – KatMoJAM(R) blazes its way from being NYC’s hottest workout to becoming America’s hottest new workout. The editors of Shape Magazine hailed ‘KatMoJAM made me sweat and smile.’ KatMoJAM is now being featured nationally on ‘The Better Show’ airing on Wednesday, August 15, 2012 (check local listings). Experience the beginning of this new workout sweeping the nation.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Out of its commitment to having women on Boards, WEST: Advancing Women in Science and Technology hosted an executive dinner on June 6, 2012 at the Hotel Marlowe Cambridge. The topic of this program was a panel discussion on ‘The Economic Impact of Women on Boards.’
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Richard Diamond, founder of AlohaWanderwell.com, announced this week that June 4, 2012 marks the sixteenth anniversary of Aloha Wanderwell’s death, the first woman to travel around the world in an automobile – a Model T Ford that she affectionately named ‘Little Lizzie.’ Aloha was 16 when she began this journey in 1922.
Two Members on WEST’s Advisory Board – Finalists for the New England Region Ernst and Young Entrepreneurial of the Year Award
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Out of its commitment to having women leaders be visible, WEST: Advancing Women in Science and Technology, nominated two members of their Advisory Board – Kip Hollister and Barbara Lynch for the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
Anna’s Pocket Bee Venom Vitality Cream Mask Rated The #1 Hot New Beauty Release on Amazon USA April 2012
NEW YORK, N.Y., May 8, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Anna’s Pocket Bee Venom, from Kalon Skincare, has already broken into the Top 100 bestseller list in its category on Amazon.com, and is rated the #1 Hottest New Beauty Product Release. These rankings have been achieved in Amazon’s Beauty department. This department includes over 300,000 products including almost every major cosmetics brand. To achieve any kind of ranking in amongst this competition in a product’s first year, let alone its first month, is an achievement.
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., March 29, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cory Allen Contemporary Art (CACA) announces that artist and feminist Marilyn Artus is introducing her new portrait of the Virgin Mary in attempt to protest the continued infringement of women’s rights by the Catholic Church and the many prominent conservatives. The portrait of the Virgin Mary will be on tour though many galleries and events; kicking off the tour with the AKA Gallery in Oklahoma City, Okla., April 6, 2012.
More Than Skin Deep: Dr. Trevicia Williams Responds to Dallas Texas Being #1 During Women’s History Month
DALLAS, Texas, Feb. 22, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Women’s History Month celebrates triumphant women and mothers who empowered themselves through education then nurtured their daughters and paved the way for them to have access as well. A local celebration will be held on Saturday, March 3: Beauty Inside Out Fierce You is an event for professional and entrepreneurial women to attend, be empowered, gain personal and business insight through educational seminars, have fun with fashion and build their business networks.
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Feb. 22, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bonne Foi Beauty Products, an anti-aging skin care line, today, releases its Nourishing Face Cream which will further enhance the Bonne Foi line.
FREWSBURG, N.Y., Jan. 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — JIT Toyota-Lift is proud to announce that Patricia Mitchell is the first woman in the U.S. to achieve the Toyota Material Handling USA (TMHU) 3rd Gear status. Recognizing the valuable role that Customer Service Support Reps (CSSRs) play in customer satisfaction and the overall growth of a Toyota forklift dealership, TMHU created a program that provides them with ongoing training and education.
From Princesses to Pop Tarts, Author Peggy Orenstein Dissects Today’s ‘Girly-Girl’ Trend for Dallas Lecture Audience February 1, 2012, Sponsored by Girls Incorporated of Metropolitan Dallas
DALLAS, Texas, Jan. 4, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Girls Incorporated of Metropolitan Dallas will hold its third lecture, ‘What is a Girly-Girl?,’ in its 2011-2012 series on Wednesday, February 1, 2012, at 6:30 p.m. in partnership with The Dallas Institute for Humanities and Culture.
As President Obama Proclaims January National Mentoring Month, Dallas-Area Women Have the Opportunity to Serve as Role Models through Girls Inc. of Metropolitan Dallas’s New Mentoring Program
DALLAS, Texas, Jan. 3, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On December 28, 2011, President Obama issued a proclamation designating January 2012 as National Mentoring Month. He stated: ‘Every day, mentors help young Americans face the challenges of growing into adulthood. By setting a positive example and sharing their time, knowledge, and experience, mentors play an essential role in preparing our Nation’s youth for a bright future.’ Themed ‘Invest in the Future: Mentor a Child,’ January 2012 marks the eleventh annual National Mentoring Month.
Girls Inc. of Metropolitan Dallas Alumna Honored as White House Champion of Change for Encouraging Girls in STEM Fields
DALLAS, Texas, Dec. 8, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Girls Inc. of Metropolitan Dallas congratulates their alumna Bianca Bailey on her selection as a Champion of Change by the White House. Bianca is one of 12 recipients nationwide of the Champions of Change honor for being leaders in the effort to recruit and retain girls and women in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 28, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Questing for Uberjoy’ (ISBN 978-1-4620-2953-2), a stunning new novel by Konrad Ventana, provides a compelling Journey of Discovery for savvy postmodern readers, revealing vital facets of creativity and achievement through the transformative artistry of literary fiction. This much-anticipated new release has received both ‘Editor’s Choice’ and ‘Rising Star’ distinctions.
SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 16, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What do Hope Solo, Blake Griffin, Jose Reyes, Gretchen Bleiler and Lacy Young have in common? They all appeared in the buff recently to celebrate their bodies. Lacy Young isn’t a famous athlete with national endorsement deals, nor is she admired by millions of fans. But she felt the need to bare it all in the name of eating healthy.
DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Oct. 25, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hair Spa Dance, a new and unique business, is having its grand opening November 16 and 19, 2011. This business pulls back the curtain on how busy women can take care of two of their most pressing challenges at the same time…their beauty needs and their exercise.
WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 7, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Gingrich Foundation has recognized the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) as its October Charity of the Month.
Step it Up in 2011: Most Comfortable Shoes Recommends the Best in Comfort Footwear, Fashion and Style Online
NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 21, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What comes to mind when you think about comfortable shoes? Thick soles? Ugly styles? Chunky designs? Yes, ‘comfortable shoes’ have been given a bad rap and are habitually associated with a lack of style in exchange for comfort. Well, online shoes site, Most Comfortable Shoes, is giving this theory a run for its money.
Boulder’s Own Twilight Saga Begins: Children of the Realm Released September 17 at Mojo Coffeehouse, 5:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 15, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Children of the Realm: A Fledglings Novel’ (ISBN: 978-1-4567-4831-9), is the first novel of author W.L. James. Her tale paints a fun, sassy and edgy story that depicts a realistic representation into the lives of today’s youth. Meet Boulder’s newest paranormals. Peter, Alexandra, Rudy and Theroux are not your average middle schoolers. They are fledglings. The children of immortal warriors called Centurions fighting against a common enemy called the Horde.
KAILUA, Hawaii (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Each woman’s story is different but the images and words portray a similar spirit of courage and strength. In her book, ‘Portraits of Aloha Hope,’ photographer Sohee Chu captures the motivation behind 23 women who live in transitional clean and sober houses provided by Women in Need (WIN). There they are bridging the gap from incarceration, homelessness and addiction to a new life.
PATHBUILDERS President Helene Lollis Named to Board of Leadership Atlanta and Vice Chair for Junior Achievement of Georgia Board of Directors
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pathbuilders is pleased to announce that Helene Lollis will serve on the boards of two of Atlanta’s most highly regarded non-profit organizations. Lollis will serve on the Board of Trustees for Leadership Atlanta, and she was named vice chair for the board of Junior Achievement of Georgia.
REDONDO BEACH, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wandering Study, a documentary film production company dedicated to adding a unique perspective to the common perceptions of global issues, looks to explore another side of Africa.
DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Women delaying childbearing or requiring fertility preservation prior to undergoing treatment now have an option with the launch of oocyte cryopreservation at Fertility Specialists of Texas. Now there is an option – egg freezing – that enables women to have eggs (also known as oocytes) aspirated before undergoing cancer treatment, and frozen for later use.
BELLEVUE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Washington Women In Need (WWIN), a local non-profit organization that provides financial assistance to low income women in Washington, today announced that it raised more than $370,000 at its annual spring luncheons held in Seattle and Bellevue. Representing a 10 percent increase over funds raised at the 2010 luncheons, all of the money raised will directly go to establishing grants for women who need assistance in education, health care and counseling.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tammy Gagnon announced this week the release of her new book, ‘No Longer Silent’ (ISBN: 978-0-578-06895-4), an autobiography that depicts years of emotional and sexual abuse, culminating in forgiveness and rebuilding.
YORK SPRINGS, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new website, Relation-ships.org, helps people to reboot their marriage. It provides useful lessons, tips, advice and most importantly – solutions. ‘Marriage takes work and marriage counseling can be costly and not always effective,’ says Jim Angell, owner.
Pathbuilders Participates in ‘Women in the Economy Executive Task Force,’ Hosted by The Wall Street Journal
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Helene Lollis, president of Pathbuilders, was a featured subject-matter expert at The Wall Street Journal’s Women In The Economy Task Force April 4-6. The event brought together more than 150 CEOs, industry leaders, policy makers and subject-matter experts for an interactive working session to build strategies for growing the pipeline of female talent.
SHORT HILLS, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spring is here, and many smart shoppers have discovered a growing new trend that offers a way to look great in their favorite designer apparel and accessories without breaking the bank. Marci Kessler, owner of DoubleTake boutiques throughout New Jersey says, ‘Properly shopping designer consignment can be fun and rewarding.’
Pathbuilders ‘Women of Influence’ Panelists Discuss Opportunities, Challenges for Women in Leading Organizations
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With more than 100 women in attendance, Pathbuilders presented a program entitled ‘Women of Influence – Navigating Organizations with Few Female Leaders.’ The sold-out event was held on Friday, March 11 and featured lively and thought-provoking conversation among panelists, along with energetic audience Q&A.
Pathbuilders President Helene Lollis Selected as Subject Matter Expert for The Wall Street Journal’s Women In The Economy Conference
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pathbuilders is pleased to announce that Helene Lollis will serve as a subject matter expert for the Mid-Career Stage Working Group for The Wall Street Journal’s Executive Task Force on Women in the Economy.
Pathbuilders Welcomes Major General Maria Britt, Commanding General of the Georgia Army National Guard to ‘Women of Influence’ Panel
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pathbuilders is pleased to introduce its distinguished panelists for the Continua® ‘Women of Influence – Navigating Organizations with Few Female Leaders’ program on Friday, March 11. The panel will include Major General Maria Britt, Commanding General of the Georgia Army National Guard; Kris Wooton, SVP, Finance at CNN Worldwide; and Sharon James Jordon, SVP, Operations & Systems at Chartis Aerospace Insurance Services, Inc.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In honor of Women’s History Month, the Gingrich Foundation has selected Girl Scouts of the USA as its Charity of the Month for March. Girl Scouts of the USA has become a premier leadership experience for young women since its founding in March 1912 when founder Juliette ‘Daisy’ Gordon Low saw the need to mentor and encourage girls.
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Emerge Scholarships, Inc., a nonprofit organization that provides academic scholarships to deserving women, welcomes the members of its 2011 Advisory Board. Emerge provides scholarships to women whose educations have been interrupted, who have overcome significant challenges and who give back to their communities.
SOMERSET, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — From the blogosphere to mainstream media, there’s been a recent-and disturbing-buzz on a connection between hormone replacement therapy and a higher risk for advanced-stage breast cancer in post-menopausal women. The recent media focus stems from a study published in the October 2010 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). Practitioners from Belvidere Pharmacy and Balancing Health, both experts in women’s health, examine the issue.
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KPJ Productions, Inc. announced today that Virginia Commonwealth University Master of Science in Nuclear Engineering candidate Brittany Poteet was crowned 2011 Miss Virginia USA this week at the Sandler Center in Virginia Beach, VA.
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Women have special long term care needs — but not just because they often come down with longer-lasting illnesses and disabilities. When there’s no long term care insurance for a couple or family members, women typically end up as the default, unpaid caregivers. ‘Lack of LTC insurance not only hurts women when they themselves need care,’ says Denise Gott, Chairman of the Board of LTC Financial Partners LLC.
PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Women live longer than men and are America’s primary caregivers. Yet too often they sacrifice their time, jobs, savings and serenity looking after a debilitated spouse or parent. Furthermore, while attending to those significant others, they often neglect planning for their own care. ‘This is a huge national problem,’ says Jenny Fassett, President of newly-formed LTC4women, a limited liability company based in Port Orchard, Washington.
Long-Term Care: The Next Big Women’s Issue? Denise Gott, Predicting New Waves of Protest, Calls for Reform
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Long-term care is getting a lot of exposure in the current health-reform discussions, but we ain’t seen nothin’ yet, according to Denise Gott, Chairman of the Board of LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP) – one of the nation’s largest and most experienced long-term care insurance agencies. ‘Wait until the most-affected individuals get wind of what’s in store for them; all hell could break loose,’ she says.
Explore Send2Press Newswire for Journalists:
Subscribe and Connect:
Receive a Send2Press® Newswire Once Daily Press Release Summary by E-Mail (powered by Google).
- Get WinX DVD Ripper Platinum License Code for Best Price Ever – Free Lifetime Upgrade Guaranteed Sat, 18 May 2013
- FirstClose Hires Industry Veteran Chip Caldwell as VP, Southeast Region Manager Fri, 17 May 2013
- LendingQB Incorporates Mortgage Insurance Underwriting Guidelines into its Automated Underwriting Engine Thu, 16 May 2013
- Free Data Recovery Software by Remo Software – Popular Remo Recover is now a Free Data Recovery Tool Thu, 16 May 2013
- Roemtech, LLC Announces its Newly Developed PMA-350H Mixer/Amplifier with Auto-HummBuster Technology Thu, 16 May 2013
- State Farm Grant provides Economics and Financial Literacy Training to Teachers and Students in California Wed, 15 May 2013
- E’shee Clinical Esthetic Receives 2013 Best of Philadelphia Award Wed, 15 May 2013
- AC Talent Agency Partners Up with NEXT Models Mon, 29 Apr 2013
- Interthinx 2012 Yearly Report Highlights Geographical Shift in Mortgage Fraud Risk Thu, 25 Apr 2013
- Two San Rafael High Schools Win First and Second Place in 2013 Northern California Financial Literacy: MoneyWise Teen Contest Wed, 24 Apr 2013
- Business Search Engine Masterseek Testing Massive New Upgrade Wed, 24 Apr 2013
- Businesses Worldwide Will Spend $152 Billion on Managed Telecommunications Services in 2013, says Insight Research Corp. Wed, 24 Apr 2013
- EPIC and Preferred Operator Group Partner to Fight Workers’ Compensation Insurance Fraud Wed, 24 Apr 2013
- Moonlite Bar-B-Q-Inn Celebrates 50 Years of Smoke and Friends Wed, 24 Apr 2013