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Introducing A New Podcast All About Female Leadership

By Jordan Greene The Women’s Network is driving conversations on topics such as gaining confidence and making strategic financial decisions in its new podcast “Redefining Ambition.” Syracuse University alumna and The Women’s Network founder Jamie Vinick launched the podcast in June. She came up with the idea for the podcast as she was looking for ways to broadcast the organization’s…

The Advancement of Women in Biosciences

By Luke Herold The Southern California Women in Bio chapter, which includes Del Mar residents in leadership positions, has been using its programs to help more women advance in bioscience-related fields. Women in Bio was founded in 2002 to help female entrepreneurs and executives in the greater Washington, D.C., area. It has since expanded to 13 chapters with approximately 3,000…

Superbloom: A New Online Community for Women With Chronic Illness

By Je Banach The stories we tell play a major role in determining our health and wellness, as individuals and as a collective. Public narratives around chronic illness shape our healthcare system and determine everything from funding for research programs and availability of treatments to protections for the disabled and the day-to-day experiences of those who are ill. Erin Berman, a former…

Lizzo Wants to Redefine the Body-Positivity Movement

By Calvin Van Paris When it comes to shifts in the collective consciousness, change to the language is often a strong starting point. For October Vogue cover star Lizzo, “body positivity” is a phrase that has accompanied her along her entire career path—along with Blackness and queerness and feminism, the pop star’s commitment to not only owning her physique but unabashedly celebrating it has…

Chief, the leadership network for women, raises $15 million in funding

By Jordan Crook Chief, the social network dedicated exclusively to women in professional leadership positions, announced today that it has $15 million in funding from its existing investors, including General Catalyst, Inspired Capital, GGV Capital, Primary Venture Partners, Flybridge Capital and BoxGroup. The startup is a highly vetted network of women who are leaders in their business, either managing a…