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As the first woman to run the International Monetary Fund, Lagarde is reinventing how big banks operate in a modern world.
For a long time women have not been thought of as having the right stuff for directing movies in Holly­wood, making deals on Wall Street, or running things in Washington. It was too risky, many men grumbled, to let women handle huge ...
 
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After three nominations, he finally takes home the the James Beard Award for Best Chef, Mid-Atlantic 2019.
The prestigious James Beard Foundation just recognized Filipino-American chef Tom Cunanan as the Best Chef in the Mid-Atlantic category in the 29th annual James Beard Awards. ???? James Beard Award Winner for Best Chef Mid-Atlantic 2019 ???? @tomccunanan @tomccunanan @tomccunanan @tomccunananA post shared ...
 
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“I may have been the son of the boss, but I worked harder than anybody else to prove that I wasn’t just the son of the boss,” he tells the class of 2019.
On April 30, 2019, JG Summit Holdings Inc. President and CEO Lance Gokongwei left the graduating class of the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Valenzuela inspired with anecdotes of how he and his siblings independently worked their way to the top. In his ...
 
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After her craniotomy, Jeena Llamas was back to work in less than two weeks.
Back in March, the New Yorker released a feature written by Game of Thrones actress Emilia Clarke, detailing how she suffered from two life-threatening aneurysms in between filming the award-winning series. While many readers sympathized with the actress, Jeena Llamas related to ...
 
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Loop's founder is the guy who first sold metal straws.
It all started two Christmases ago when people began giving each other stainless steel tubes wrapped in muslin with matching cleaners to boot. Back then, metal straws catered to the niche market of individuals who wanted to cut down on waste or ...
 
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In 2013, Henry Motte-Muñoz created Edukasyon.ph, the one-stop site for everything students need to know before applying to a school.
When the K to 12 program was implemented in the Philippine education system in 2013, Henry Motte Muñoz set a project in motion—a startup that initially sought to fill a gap in the school-hunting process. His brainchild, Edukasyon.ph, planted its roots as ...
 
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From funny to uplifting, these sayings will have you in high spirits for the holiday.
If you've been on the hunt for some Easter expressions to whip out at your next family get together, we've got you covered. Get into the holiday spirit and reflect on the true meaning of Easter with our round up of Easter ...
 
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Vamp up that Mother's Day greeting card.
No one can ever take a mother’s place. As much as we all know this, we sometimes struggle to put our adoration for mom into words. Come Mother’s Day this May, let the experts do the talking and lift from the inspiring ...
 
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The fearless journalist tells us how women can learn to speak up.
On the morning CNN International correspondent Paula Hancocks landed in Manila, the world had its eyes on the Korean peninsula. It was March 22, 2019, and news watchers focused their attention on North Korea withdrawing its stationed staff members from the joint ...
 
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She suffered from a life-threatening hemorrhage after filming the first season.
A few weeks ahead of the release of the hit television series Game of Thrones, Hollywood actress Emilia Clarke penned a poignant essay for The New Yorker, detailing how she suffered two aneurysms while filming the HBO show. The article entitled “A ...
 
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Even if it isn't summer here, "it's always summer somewhere," says Lilly Pulitzer.
Golden rays of sunshine, a slew of planned beach trips, and the rising temperatures are indications that summertime is upon us once more. The season is a favorite of many, not just for its external characteristics but for the warm and happy ...
 
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The lifelong advocate of gender equality was also a National Scientist and an eminent historian.
On September 15, 1935, President Manuel L. Quezon finally signed into law the legislation granting Filipino women the right to vote. Eighteen years earlier in 1919, a 24-year-old woman argued in an article for the Philippine Review that if women are to be respected, ...
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