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$100,000 MolinaCares Accord Grant Creates New Partnership with Valley Leadership in Support of Re-Entry Focused Employment Programs in Arizona

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 6:29pm

The MolinaCares partnership with Valley Leadership is focused on fighting that stigma, allowing Arizonans to grow through positive workforce achievement, and we look forward to working with them to make an impact on the community.

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  • The MolinaCares partnership with Valley Leadership is focused on fighting that stigma, allowing Arizonans to grow through positive workforce achievement, and we look forward to working with them to make an impact on the community.
  • Arizonas three-year return-to-prison rate is approximately 40%, but this rate can be reduced when formerly incarcerated individuals find gainful employment.
  • The MolinaCares grant will fund creation of an employer resource toolkit on inclusive hiring criteria.
  • We are so appreciative of MolinaCares for its generous donation, said Dave Brown, chief executive officer of Valley Leadership.

Boston Children's Museum Announces the CreatedBy Festival, October 18 - 23, 2021

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 3:00pm

Massachusetts STEM Week ends with the hands-on CreatedBy Festival celebrating the inspirational work of local artists, technologists, innovators, and creative do-ers!

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  • Massachusetts STEM Week ends with the hands-on CreatedBy Festival celebrating the inspirational work of local artists, technologists, innovators, and creative do-ers!
  • Boston Children's Museum draws on its long tradition and history of STEAM innovation in service of children and families exploring, experimenting, and learning together.
  • With their support, Boston Children's Museum has been able to meaningfully engage a diverse variety of learners and community groups.
  • Adults, $18, children (1-15) and senior citizens, $18; children under 12 months and Museum members are always free.

SHAPE Announces Winners of 2021 Well Tech Awards

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 2:45pm

NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Meredith Corporation's (NYSE: MDP) SHAPE announced the 10 winners of the 2021 SHAPE Well Tech Awards, spotlighting cutting-edge products that make any wellness routine better.

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  • NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Meredith Corporation's (NYSE: MDP) SHAPE announced the 10 winners of the 2021 SHAPE Well Tech Awards, spotlighting cutting-edge products that make any wellness routine better.
  • The 2021 Well Tech Awards are available in SHAPE's November issue, on sale October 15 and at SHAPE.com/tech now.
  • SHAPE takes a 360-degree approach for its Well Tech Awards, addressing the many aspects of wellness, including the physical, mental, and emotional.
  • The full list of SHAPE's 2021 Well Tech Awards can be read below and online at SHAPE.com/tech now.

Former Dubai Financial Services Authority Director Joins Binance as Chief Regulatory Liaison Officer

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 1:00pm

SINGAPORE, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Binance , the world's leading blockchain ecosystem and cryptocurrency platform, has today announced the appointment of Mark McGinness, former Head of International Relations at the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA), who joins the organization as its Chief Regulatory Liaison Officer.

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  • SINGAPORE, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Binance , the world's leading blockchain ecosystem and cryptocurrency platform, has today announced the appointment of Mark McGinness, former Head of International Relations at the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA), who joins the organization as its Chief Regulatory Liaison Officer.
  • Mark has over three decades of experience as a leading financial services regulator, working with industry stakeholders, international regulators and regional securities and insurance commissions.
  • He brings with him over 30 years of invaluable experience working alongside key stakeholders in the financial services industry, said Binance CEO 'CZ' Changpeng Zhao.
  • Binance is the world's leading blockchain and cryptocurrency infrastructure provider with a financial product suite that includes the largest digital asset exchange by volume.

Former Dubai Financial Services Authority Director Joins Binance as Chief Regulatory Liaison Officer

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 1:00pm

SINGAPORE, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Binance , the world's leading blockchain ecosystem and cryptocurrency platform, has today announced the appointment of Mark McGinness, former Head of International Relations at the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA), who joins the organization as its Chief Regulatory Liaison Officer.

Key Points: 
  • SINGAPORE, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Binance , the world's leading blockchain ecosystem and cryptocurrency platform, has today announced the appointment of Mark McGinness, former Head of International Relations at the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA), who joins the organization as its Chief Regulatory Liaison Officer.
  • Mark has over three decades of experience as a leading financial services regulator, working with industry stakeholders, international regulators and regional securities and insurance commissions.
  • He brings with him over 30 years of invaluable experience working alongside key stakeholders in the financial services industry, said Binance CEO 'CZ' Changpeng Zhao.
  • Binance is the world's leading blockchain and cryptocurrency infrastructure provider with a financial product suite that includes the largest digital asset exchange by volume.

Ambassador Labs Unveils New Ambassador Cloud Developer Edition

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 2:00pm

Ambassador Cloud Developer Edition will be showcased this week in Los Angeles at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon NA at Ambassador Labs booth #S25 and online .

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  • Ambassador Cloud Developer Edition will be showcased this week in Los Angeles at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon NA at Ambassador Labs booth #S25 and online .
  • Ambassador Cloud Developer Edition lets developers and small teams quickly set up a developer control plane for Kubernetes that spans the workflow across development, staging, and production environments.
  • Ambassador Cloud Developer Edition frees our team to use the tools they love while maximizing velocity, quality, and developer productivity.
  • To learn more about Ambassador Cloud Developer Edition, visit: https://www.getambassador.io/products/ambassador-cloud/
    To sign up for a free subscription of Ambassador Cloud Developer Edition visit: https://app.getambassador.io/
    Take the Kubernetes in 5 Challenge: Code, ship, and run a real app using Kubernetes in just 5-minutes.

AmplifAI Closes $18.5M Series A to Empower Employee-Centric Enterprises, led by Greycroft

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 12:00pm

The Series A funding round is allocated into $12.5 million of equity funding and $6 million in venture debt from Comerica Bank.

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  • The Series A funding round is allocated into $12.5 million of equity funding and $6 million in venture debt from Comerica Bank.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211012005271/en/
    Sean Minter, founder and CEO of AmplifAI.
  • We created the category of AI-powered people enablement and continue to prioritize continuous improvement and innovation to maintain our industry leadership, AmplifAI founder and CEO Sean Minter said.
  • Over the last 12 months, AmplifAI has grown its paid user base by 10x while winning worldwide RFPs from Fortune 20-sized enterprises.

Introducing The Macallan Harmony Collection Rich Cacao - A Unique Collaboration Bringing the Worlds of Chocolate and Whisky to Life

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 2:00pm

"As I immersed myself in this world, I uncovered a great synergy between the whisky-making process and that of chocolate.

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  • "As I immersed myself in this world, I uncovered a great synergy between the whisky-making process and that of chocolate.
  • "The Macallan Harmony Collection Rich Cacao is a wonderful expression which brings together the world of whisky with the fascinating world of chocolate" said Polly Logan, Whisky Maker for The Macallan.
  • The Macallan Harmony Collection Rich Cacao will be available globally starting in October 2021 for a suggested retail price of $160.
  • The Macallan Harmony Collection: Rich Cacao & Comparts Chocolate Tasting Set will be available starting on November 8th, 2021 for pre-order exclusively on ReserveBar.

Wilshire Empowers Institutional Investors to Make Climate-Responsive Investment Decisions

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 8:01am

Wilshire, a leading global financial services firm, today announced the launch of a video series to help guide institutional investors in understanding the investment returns and risks of the climate challenge.

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  • Wilshire, a leading global financial services firm, today announced the launch of a video series to help guide institutional investors in understanding the investment returns and risks of the climate challenge.
  • The seven videos, two of which are being released today, provide high-quality educational content through interviews with industry-recognized institutional investors.
  • Mark Makepeace, CEO of Wilshire, said: The profound impact of climate change on institutional portfolios creates both opportunities and challenges for investors.
  • Wilshire also recently helped launch the Net Zero Investment Consultants Initiative with 11 other investment consulting firms.

Girls Who Code Campaign Empowers Young Women to 'Make That Change' by Pursuing Careers in Tech

Monday, October 11, 2021 - 2:00pm

Each year on International Day of the Girl, Girls Who Code celebrates the incredible power of young women around the world -- the power of uplifting each other in a global sisterhood, and, most importantly, the power of harnessing technology to create the future we want to live in.

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  • We know that there are women in tech who are already using their skills to better their communities and, at Girls Who Code, we've built an alumni network of 90,000 young women who are ready to do the same.
  • Minerva Tantoco; Tech Entrepreneur, New York City Tech Activist, and First Chief Technology Officer for the City of New York.
  • Despite this, women make up only 26% of computing jobs, and Black and Latinx women hold only 5.3% of computing jobs.
  • Since launching in 2012, Girls Who Code has reached 450,000 girls through our in-person programming and we have nearly 90,000 college-aged alumni.