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A woman of influence: Evelyn Tran inspired to seek legal career in high school

Editor's note: This is an interview with one of the 100 outstanding Silicon Valley professionals selected to be in the 2020 class of Women of Influence. Evelyn Tran General counsel, Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority Headquarters: San.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 22nd, 2020

The best paying jobs in the Albany region that don"t require a degree

Each year, millions of students graduate from high school and move on to two- and four-year colleges and universities to earn a degree that will get them started on a lucrative career. But not every high-paying career requires a degree as a starting p.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 17th, 2019

Kettering career tech school expansion will add more skilled trades

Kettering-Fairmont High School is literally building up business these days. Crews from Shook Touchstone are hard at work on a 25,000-square-foot expansion to the Career Technology Center on the Fairmont campus. This expansion will allow for not on.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 13th, 2019

Executive Inc.: Plumber addresses Valley workforce shortages by starting own academy

Michael Brewer began his career in plumbing right out of high school to become the largest plumbing contractor in Arizona. Now he's hoping to recruit a new generation of workers interested in the trades with his own training program......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 21st, 2019

Meet the woman behind Barbie’s most iconic looks

Carol: Well, I graduated from high school in 1950. And at that time, there were basically five jobs for women: nurse, teacher, secretary, clerk, wife, and mother. And then lo and behold, Mattel Incorporated started put.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 17th, 2019

Daemen College is priming PT practitioners

Amber Custodi became well-acquainted with physical therapy practices during her athletic career. The Lewiston-Porter High School graduate always felt surrounded by people who were engaged in helping her achieve her goals. She decided years ago to make.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 23rd, 2019

From zero to $12 million: Ivory Robinson"s HarpData continues to grow in Buffalo

Ivory Robinson's class rank at Riverside High School was 249 out of 251 students. The native of Buffalo's Central Park neighborhood enlisted in the U.S. Air Force and, when he got out, settled into an IT career in Washington, D.C. But by 2016 he was.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 22nd, 2019

From the Waldorf to the Westin: Why Tom Long returned to Buffalo

Perhaps it was Tom Long’s destiny to run a Buffalo hotel. After all, Long, 43, is a South Buffalo native and Bishop Timon High School graduate who started his career in hospitality by picking up garbage at Weimer’s Grove in Lancaster. He later was a .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 5th, 2019

Newark principal wants to use Oprah"s $500K donation for "restorative" programs

Oprah Winfrey was so inspired by a CBS News story on a high school principal changing his students’ lives, she decided to help in a big way. New Jersey principal Akbar Cook started the Lights On program in Newark to give students somewh.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 20th, 2019

Lindsay Shookus, Williamsville native and SNL producer, on hard work and learning from mistakes

LIndsay Shookus grew up in Western New York, attending Williamsville South High School and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill before being hired at Saturday Night Live in 2002. The 38-year-old's career has been on the rise ever since......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 18th, 2019

A woman of influence: Rachel Perkel finds perspective through a long career

Editor's note: The Silicon Valley Business Journal is honoring 100 Women of Influence on May 16 for their impact on their professions and in their community. This is a profile of one of the women being recognized. Click here to read all of the pro.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 17th, 2019

A woman of influence: Larissa Robideaux"s childhood equipped her well for her career

Editor's note: The Silicon Valley Business Journal honored 100 Women of Influence on May 16 for their impact on their professions and in their community. This is a profile of one of the women being recognized. Click here to read all of the profiles. .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 17th, 2019

A woman of influence: Kripa Krishnan takes round about career path to Google

Editor's note: The Silicon Valley Business Journal is honoring 100 Women of Influence on May 16 for their impact on their professions and in their community. This is a profile of one of the women being recognized. Click here to read all of the profile.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 17th, 2019

From High To Health: A New Cannabis Paradigm

Seeing traffic on the 405 North backed up after school pick-up, I opted for the Sepulveda alternative. The woman putt.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMay 16th, 2019

A woman of influence: At Infoblox, Lori Cornmesser has made a specialty out of high-tech sales

Editor's note: The Silicon Valley Business Journal is honoring 100 Women of Influence on May 16 for their impact on their professions and in their community. This is a profile of one of the women being recognized. Click here to read all of the profile.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 13th, 2019

Dedication Drives Growth for Illinois Real Estate Team

When Jamie Hering made the leap to real estate in 2015, she was ready to roll up her sleeves. After a career as a high school teacher, she was eager to embark on a new path, and knew she had the perseverance to .....»»

Category: realestateSource: rismediaMay 1st, 2019

Stereotypes about STEM ability impact retention of minorities in STEM majors, jobs

New research from Emory’s Goizueta Business School shows that when it comes to selecting a college major, and potentially a career, professors, academic advisors and other students may influence a minority student’s choice and decision to stay in .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 25th, 2019

Gawker Names Dan Peres as Editor in Chief, Hoping to Breathe Life Back Into Site

Mr. Peres, formerly the top editor at the now-defunct men’s magazine Details, will seek to revive Gawker.com after a high-profile legal battle......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytMar 21st, 2019

10 people reveal their most cringe-worthy high school moments — and you"ll relate

When Buzzfeed's David Mack took to Twitter on April 16 to publicly reveal "how big a loser" he was in high school, his sordid tale resonated with people across the globe, who were inspired to then share their .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 17th, 2018

Lookout circular on the basis of PE has no legal sanctity in court: Experts

The Delhi High Court in 2010 had laid down the circumstances under which an investigating agency could seek recourse to an LOC.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 14th, 2018

Emsworth Catholic high school changes name

Holy Family Academy, established in 2014, is changing its name to become Nazareth College and Career Prep. The Catholic high school in Emsworth, administered by the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth, formerly housed the Holy Family Institute re.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 6th, 2018