Rihanna’s Lingerie Brand Savage X Fenty Considers an IPO

2022-04-11T19:13:45+00:00April 1st, 2022|Diversity|

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Rihanna has transformed herself from a powerful musician into an entrepreneurial force. Her inclusive lingerie brand, Savage X Fenty, is considering a $3 billion initial public offering (IPO).

The brand, which […]

Female Celebrities Encourage Women to Get Involved in Crypto

2022-03-31T21:05:06+00:00March 31st, 2022|Diversity|

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Leading female celebrities are banding together to encourage more women to get involved in crypto and NFTs. Stars including Reese Witherspoon, Mila Kunis, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Paris Hilton believe women should play a bigger role […]

Women in Law: Breaking Through the Bias Against Women

2022-03-17T18:11:12+00:00March 8th, 2022|Diversity|

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In honor of International Women’s Day, we’re celebrating three trailblazing women in the legal profession. These women—Gloria Allred, Constance Baker Motley, and Faiza Saeed—have broken barriers for female lawyers and have made a lasting impact on the […]

Female Video Game Developers Show Importance of Diversity

2022-02-10T22:28:51+00:00February 10th, 2022|Diversity|

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Recent news about Activision Blizzard’s workplace harassment has triggered broader conversations about female treatment in the video game industry. While Microsoft’s plan to acquire Activision Blizzard could lead to improvements, sexist […]

Serena Williams Breaks Diversity Barriers Through Venture Capital

2022-02-04T22:39:25+00:00February 4th, 2022|Diversity|

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Serena Williams, who made waves in the tennis world, is shaking up the venture capital industry. Her early-stage venture capital firm, Serena Ventures, invests in startups with diverse teams. Williams drives herself to improve diversity […]

CLEAR Secure Aims to Reshape Global Travel Industry

2021-12-15T22:55:13+00:00December 15th, 2021|Diversity|

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CLEAR Secure is a biometric screening company that maintains a visible presence at international airports. The company wants to create a more seamless travel experience. After a $4.5 billion IPO in the summer of 2021, the […]

Nasdaq Adopts Diversity Rules for Boards of Directors

2021-09-07T21:53:27+00:00September 7th, 2021|Diversity|

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On August 6, 2021, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved a set of Nasdaq board diversity rules. After a certain phase-in period, the Nasdaq Stock Exchange will require the […]

Artificial Intelligence Has An Implicit Bias Diversity Dilemma

2021-08-06T20:06:42+00:00August 5th, 2021|Diversity|

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Artificial intelligence has the potential to transform our daily lives. It has increased efficiency and is arming society with new capabilities. The technology is becoming less of a distant vision seen in sci-fi movies and more […]

StartHER Microfund Launches to Fund Women Entrepreneurs

2021-07-23T19:59:34+00:00July 6th, 2021|Diversity|

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Michelle Kennedy, creator of a social networking app for women called Peanut, is entering the investing space. She is launching a microfund called StartHER.

This new fund will focus on investing in women. It will also […]

Diversity Promoted by Louise Pentland, General Counsel of PayPal

2021-06-29T21:25:12+00:00June 29th, 2021|Diversity|

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Serving as the general counsel of a large company comes with a host of responsibilities. It involves strong management skills, staying attuned to the latest regulatory developments, and navigating complex laws across jurisdictions. Some general counsels […]

Voting Important, Say Most Am Law 100 Firms, Criticize Georgia

2021-04-28T21:15:35+00:00April 28th, 2021|Diversity|

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The chairs of about two-thirds of the Am Law 100 recently signed a statement denouncing voting laws that place restrictions on the right to vote. Nineteen current and former general counsel signed as well. They […]

Proposition 19 California Increases Property Taxes on Inherited Homes

2020-12-22T21:40:57+00:00December 16th, 2020|Diversity|

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By the slightest of margins, Californians approved Proposition 19 on Election Day. This creates two provisions: (i) new property tax breaks for older homeowners; and (ii) property tax increases for those inheriting their parents’ or […]

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