Women In Business Archives

Super Lawyers: Gordon Silver

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Gordon Silver announced that Thomas J. Salerno, shareholder in the firm’s Business Restructuring & Bankruptcy Practice Group, has been selected for inclusion in the 2015 edition of Southwest Super Lawyers.  Gordon Silver lawyer Teresa M. Pilatowicz, also in the Business Restructuring & Bankruptcy Practice Group, was listed as a 2015 Rising Star. Thomas J. Salerno… Read More →

Super Lawyers: Fennemore Craig

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Fennemore Craig, a leading Mountain West law firm, announced 41 attorneys have been named as 2015 Southwest Super Lawyersfor Arizona. In addition, 14 attorneys have been recognized as 2015 Southwest Rising Stars, Super Lawyers. “The firm congratulates the 55 Fennemore Craig lawyers selected as Super Lawyers and Rising Stars in recognition of their dedication to… Read More →

Analysis shows costs of wage gap for Arizona women

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An analysis released for Equal Pay Day shows just how much damage the gender-based wage gap is doing to Arizona’s families and economy. Women employed full time in Arizona are paid just 84 cents for every dollar paid to men, amounting to a yearly gap of $7,263. This means that, collectively, Arizona women lose nearly $6 billion… Read More →

Lawyers of Color names Shirley Mays to Power List

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Arizona Summit Law School announced that Dean Shirley Mays has been named to the Lawyers of Color’s Fourth Annual Power List, a comprehensive listing of the nation’s most influential minority attorneys.  Dean Mays was recently honored at a reception in Washington, D.C. recognizing her and other minority attorneys for their leadership. Dean Mays joined Arizona… Read More →

ASU researchers find potential clues to ovarian cancer

Karen Anderson, a researcher at the Biodesign Institute, started out with about 10,000 possible biomarkers for ovarian cancer.

Arizona State University researchers said they have identified three promising biological signals that could help detect ovarian cancer before patients display any symptoms. Researchers from the Biodesign Institute said identifying the biomarkers – a type of blood-born signal – is another step toward early detection. ASU’s new study is the first use of high density… Read More →

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 →

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 →