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PRO MUJER NAMES CARMEN CORREA AS ITS CEO

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 10:04pm

NEW YORK, Jan. 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Pro Mujer, a social enterprise with more than31 years working to advance gender equality in Latin America, announces Carmen Correa as its new CEO.

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  • NEW YORK, Jan. 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Pro Mujer, a social enterprise with more than31 years working to advance gender equality in Latin America, announces Carmen Correa as its new CEO.
  • Correa joined Pro Mujer in 2017 as the Director of Alliances.
  • In her new role, Correa will lead Pro Mujer and expand the organization's impact to bring it closer to its goal of achieving gender equality in Latin America.
  • Maria Cavalcanti will continue to be part of Pro Mujer, supporting and advising on strategic initiatives after six successful years as the CEO.

Movado Group, Inc. Announces Maya Peterson Appointed to Its Board of Directors

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 9:28pm

Movado Group, Inc. (NYSE: MOV) today announced that Maya Peterson has been appointed to the Company's Board of Directors, effective February 1, 2022.

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  • Movado Group, Inc. (NYSE: MOV) today announced that Maya Peterson has been appointed to the Company's Board of Directors, effective February 1, 2022.
  • Ms. Peterson brings extensive leadership, creative strategy and marketing experience to the Movado Group Board.
  • Additionally, Ms. Peterson serves as a Senior Advisor to Influence Change, a nonpartisan organization focused on voter justice.
  • Ms. Peterson commented, Im honored to be joining Movado Groups Board of Directors.

After U.S Withdrawal, Afghanistan Becomes No. 1 Most Dangerous Place on Earth to be Christian, According to 2022 World Watch List Ranking By Leading Persecution Watchdog Open Doors

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 9:48pm

The World Watch List is a definitive, comprehensive research-based report that ranks the top 50 countries where it is most dangerous to be a Christian.

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  • The World Watch List is a definitive, comprehensive research-based report that ranks the top 50 countries where it is most dangerous to be a Christian.
  • "That should tell you everything you need to know about how bad conditions are for Christians who remain in Afghanistan."
  • According to Open Doors, every Christian in Afghanistan is now either in hiding or on the run.
  • Seven of the top 10 countries on the 2022 World Watch List experience some level of Islamic radicalism.

MOD Pizza Brings Back Roasted Cauliflower to Start the New Year

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 6:00pm

MOD Super Fast Pizza Holdings, LLC (MOD Pizza, MOD or the Company), the purpose-led, people-first, fast casual pizza pioneer, today announced its limited-time winter menu offerings the Callie Pizza and the Cauliflower Power Salad available now through March 27, 2022 at all 500+ MOD locations system-wide*.

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  • MOD Super Fast Pizza Holdings, LLC (MOD Pizza, MOD or the Company), the purpose-led, people-first, fast casual pizza pioneer, today announced its limited-time winter menu offerings the Callie Pizza and the Cauliflower Power Salad available now through March 27, 2022 at all 500+ MOD locations system-wide*.
  • Each of these offerings are available at all MOD Pizza locations nationwide for dine-in, take-out, curbside pickup, and delivery.
  • The trademarks MOD, MOD Pizza, and the MOD Shield, are owned by MOD Super Fast Pizza, LLC.
  • MOD Pizza is a purpose-led, people-first brand founded in Seattle in 2008 by serial entrepreneurs Scott and Ally Svenson.

In Historic First, Misclassified Truck Drivers File for Union Election in Los Angeles, San Diego

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 8:48pm

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Port and rail truck drivers working for XPO Logistics across Southern California filed for an election to form a union Wednesday, setting up the first-ever National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) election involving misclassified port and rail truck drivers.

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  • LOS ANGELES, Jan. 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Port and rail truck drivers working for XPO Logistics across Southern California filed for an election to form a union Wednesday, setting up the first-ever National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) election involving misclassified port and rail truck drivers.
  • In filing for union election, the XPO drivers are challenging their misclassification head on, arguing that they should be properly considered employees with the right to join together in a union.
  • Last week, XPO drivers seeking to form a union sent a letter to their employer demanding recognition of their union.
  • Drivers based at XPO's Commerce and San Diego facilities are seeking to join the Teamsters through Teamsters Local 848, headquartered in the greater Los Angeles area, and Teamsters Local 542, headquartered in San Diego.

ALLIANCE FOR FAIR BOARD RECRUITMENT WARNS THE NEW YORK DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICES AGAINST ADOPTION OF RACIALLY DESCRIMINATORY PROGRAM

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 8:05pm

This policy explicitly encourages race and sex discrimination, in clear violation of the Fourteenth Amendment, federal anti-discrimination laws, and New York State law.

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  • This policy explicitly encourages race and sex discrimination, in clear violation of the Fourteenth Amendment, federal anti-discrimination laws, and New York State law.
  • If the McKinsey study had found that having more women on boards decreased corporate performance, that would not justify sex discrimination against them.
  • Edward Blum, the president of the Alliance for Fair Board Recruitment said, "DFS's policy is illegal and immoral.
  • Its reduction of diversity to race and sex is wrongheaded and illegal."

LUNAR NEW YEAR TIGER PARTY OPENS ASIAN HALL OF FAME SEASON

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 7:11pm

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Asian Hall of Fame launches its new season at an exclusive Lunar New Year Tiger Party on February 5 hosted at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame guitarist Robby Krieger's private studio in Glendale.

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  • LOS ANGELES, Jan. 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Asian Hall of Fame launches its new season at an exclusive Lunar New Year Tiger Party on February 5 hosted at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame guitarist Robby Krieger's private studio in Glendale.
  • The season advances socioeconomic equity through forums, podcast, flagship events, music album and mobile game that supports women and girls in STEAM.
  • Established 18 years ago, Asian Hall of Fame overcomes anti-Asian hate by advancing cultural unity, inter-racial equity and elevating Asian contributions globally.
  • Established in 2004, Asian Hall of Fame is a global recognition program that overcomes anti-Asian bias by elevating Asian contributions in the United States and the world.

SEC Seeks Candidates for Investor Advisory Committee

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 4:40pm

Washington, D.C.--(Newsfile Corp. - January 19, 2022) - The Securities and Exchange Commission is seeking candidates for appointment to the Investor Advisory Committee to help protect investors and improve securities regulations.

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  • Washington, D.C.--(Newsfile Corp. - January 19, 2022) - The Securities and Exchange Commission is seeking candidates for appointment to the Investor Advisory Committee to help protect investors and improve securities regulations.
  • The Investor Advisory Committee and its diverse and talented members are key to ensuring a wide array of investor perspectives are represented in SEC policymaking, said SEC Chairman Gary Gensler.I look forward to working with the members of the Investor Advisory Committee to continue to uphold the SECs mission of providing transparent and fair markets for all investors.
  • In August 2020, the SEC announced new procedures regarding the process to nominate candidates for appointment to the Investor Advisory Committee.Candidates for vacancies on the Committee will be identified by a nominating committee composed of staff from across the SECs divisions and offices.
  • Members of the public are encouraged to express their interest in serving on the Investor Advisory Committee.

EXL Names Jennifer Lemming Chief Marketing Officer

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 6:44pm

NEW YORK, Jan. 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EXL [NASDAQ: EXLS], a leading global analytics and digital solutions company, today announced the appointment of Jennifer Lemming as Chief Marketing Officer.

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  • NEW YORK, Jan. 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EXL [NASDAQ: EXLS], a leading global analytics and digital solutions company, today announced the appointment of Jennifer Lemming as Chief Marketing Officer.
  • Lemming joins EXL from LexisNexis Risk Solutions, a RELX company, where she was Senior Vice President, Marketing.
  • With experience throughout the U.S., Europe, Asia and Canada, Lemming has also held senior marketing roles at Aflac, DS Waters, and Yahoo!.
  • EXL has no obligation to update any forward-looking statements after the date hereof, except as required by federal securities laws.

AAID Foundation’s Smile, Veteran! Program Gifts Smile to Vietnam Veteran

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 5:00pm

Chicago, Jan. 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The American Academy of Implant Dentistry Foundation launched its Smile, Veteran!TM program by successfully placing implants for Vietnam Veteran Mark Lottman.

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  • Chicago, Jan. 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The American Academy of Implant Dentistry Foundation launched its Smile, Veteran!TM program by successfully placing implants for Vietnam Veteran Mark Lottman.
  • Together with corporate partners, Zimmer Biomet, RTI, Root Laboratory, and Rocky Mountain Tissue Bank, the AAID Foundation launched theSmile!
  • Sergeant Lottman was stationed in Nakon Phamon, located in the northeast corner of Thailand across the Mekon River from Laos.
  • For more information about the Smile, Veteran!TM program, the AAID Foundation, or the AAID, visit aaid.com/foundation or call 312.335.1550 or 877.335.AAID (2243).