Tag: Women in Leadership

NASA’s First Hispanic Woman in Space: Dr. Ellen Ochoa

By Arnesia Young For decades, human spaceflight has been at the forefront of exploration outside the realm of Earth’s atmosphere. Many men and women have become NASA trailblazers on this path in history, paving the road to the final frontier for future generations. One such person is Dr. Ellen Ochoa, who became the first Hispanic woman in space when she blasted off aboard the Space…

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How Ekta Ohri Helps Children to be Happy and Compassionate

By Tenzin Norzom About ten years ago, when Ekta Ohri had a family friend over for dinner, she recalls her friend’s three-year-old daughter glued to her iPad and the little girl wouldn’t even greet others.  “It was just so disturbing to see her hooked to the iPad. She spent about three hours with us and not for a minute did she look up.…

MLB’s Chief People Officer On Diverse Company Culture

By Cheryl Robinson Working in a front office of a sports team or league sounds sexy. For many, it’s a dream opportunity. But, unfortunately, behind-the-scenes positions are just as competitive as trying out for a team, especially for women. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of entertainment and sports occupations is projected to grow 7% from 2019 to 2029,…