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BankWork$ partners With AWEE on career training

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Arizona Women’s Education and Employment (AWEE) will partner with BankWork$™ to deepen its long-time work with adults from low-income and minority communities and those with barriers to employment. The partnership to prepare workers for careers in the financial services industry comes as BankWork$™ continues its $4-million national expansion to 15 cities by 2019. “AWEE is… Read More →

BestCompaniesAZ hosts Career Event for Women

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BestCompaniesAZ is hosting its annual Career Event for Women Tuesday, April 28th, offering an array of positions to qualified candidates from more than a dozen of Arizona’s most progressive, award-winning companies.  The career fair is being held from 2 to 5:30 p.m. at Western Spirit:  Scottsdale’s Museum of the West, 3830 N. Marshall Way, in… Read More →

Az Business honors winners of Healthcare Leadership Awards

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Az Business magazine honored winners of the 2015 Healthcare Leadership Awards Thursday in front of a packed house at the Arizona Grand Resort. “The Healthcare Leadership Awards honor the women, men and institutions whose passion and innovation are saving lives, extending lives, and improving the quality of our lives,” said Cheryl Green, publisher for AZ… Read More →

Arizona Energy Consortium forms own organization

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After several years under the leadership of the Arizona Technology Council, the Arizona Energy Consortium (AEC) today announced the formation of its own 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization. Comprised of over 200 members, the AEC is the only all-encompassing energy group in Arizona. The AEC — co-chaired by Michelle De Blasi, an environmental and energy law… Read More →

Lavidge expands staff to support growing client base

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LAVIDGE, a full-service advertising, public relations, communications, consulting and interactive marketing agency, announced several new hires to manage its growing client base. LAVIDGE’s be creative, work smart, have fun mantra has been adopted by new and current employees across all divisions. Amy Singer joined the account service team as a senior account executive. Previously, she… Read More →

UA researcher develops app to help quit smoking

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See Me Smoke-Free, the first multi-behavioral mobile health (mHealth) app designed to help women quit smoking, eat well and get moving, now is available for free on the Google Play Store. The Android phone app, officially released March 30, uses guided imagery to help women resist the urge to smoke, while encouraging them to make… Read More →

Research and art facility host stiletto auction, grand opening

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April 3, 2015 by in Women In Business

An auction featuring customized stilettos representing women will help celebrate the inauguration of the new Torres Multicultural Communications facility, which is where research and art meet. TMC’s first exhibit, Chingona Soles, will be held in TMC’s Luna Culture Lab located at 801 E. Washington Street on this April’s First Friday. Speeches from City Council Members… Read More →

Teaspressa brings crafted teas, cakes to De Soto Market

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Craft tea cafe Teaspressa will be opening soon on Central Avenue and Roosevelt Street in downtown Phoenix as half of the Tea and Toast shop at De Soto Market. A macchiato, cappuccino, mochas and lattes can all be made with highly concentrated tea instead of espresso. Tea also has a higher caffeine content and its… Read More →

Jen of all trades: Scottsdale designer puts heart into homes

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In order to understand how Scottsdale designer Jennifer Adams transformed her life of cleaning houses, teaching aerobics and being a receptionist to becoming a successful entrepreneur, you would need to trace her journey all the way back to home. “I realized at an early age the power of home and what you do to your… Read More →

O’Connor House becomes Sandra Day O’Connor Institute

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O’Connor House is now the Sandra Day O’Connor Institute.  O’Connor House, a non-profit organization, is dedicated to solving complex issues through civil discourse and collaborative action.  In recognition of the need to continue to expand and enhance its endeavors, the Board of Directors voted to change the name of the organization from O’Connor House to… Read More →

TankGirl Marketing hires Nicole Rodriguez

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TankGirl Marketing has welcomed to the team, Nicole Rodriguez. Nicole brings 10 years of experience providing graphic design, branding, and business development services to a wide variety of clients. An SMPS award-winning marketer, Nicole injects strategic marketing initiatives with creative humanity – crafting client-centric messaging with impactful design. She gives a fresh viewpoint from the… Read More →

Illusionist headlines 2015 AWEE After Dark

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Mentalist and illusionist Simon Winthrop, an award-winning magician considered one of the best in the world, will engage, entertain and interact with guests at the 2015 AWEE After Dark, a casual, no-black-tie evening of appetizers, signature cocktails, friends and live and silent auctions on Friday, April 10 from 5:0-10 p.m. at The Clayton on the… Read More →

Avnet’s MaryAnn Miller makes Most Powerful Women in Tech list

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Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), a leading global technology distributor, announced that MaryAnn Miller, senior vice president, chief human resources officer and corporate communications, was named among the National Diversity Council’s 2015 Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology. The National Diversity Council’s list features the highest-ranking female executive leadership in America’s corporations. This is the second… Read More →

Former White House doctor will speak at healthcare awards

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Although she doesn’t, Dr. Connie Mariano could boast about her title as the first Filipino American in history to receive the rank of Navy Rear Admiral. However, when she reflects on her past, this “first” may not seem quite as significant as another first: “the first patient.” This is how Dr. Mariano, former White House… Read More →