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CleverTap Appoints Jasmeet Gandhi as Head of Business Development and Alliances

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 4:35am

CleverTap , the leading AI-powered customer lifecycle and user retention platform, today announced the appointment of Jasmeet Gandhi as Head of Business Development and Alliances.

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  • CleverTap , the leading AI-powered customer lifecycle and user retention platform, today announced the appointment of Jasmeet Gandhi as Head of Business Development and Alliances.
  • Mr. Gandhi brings over 20 years of product marketing, sales, and strategic alliances experience which he will leverage as he builds on CleverTaps momentum in the competitive mobile marketing technology market.
  • Todays business climate fosters an increasingly competitive marketplace, and finding exceptional leaders is more important than ever, said Supratim Biswas, chief revenue officer at CleverTap.
  • As the market continues to evolve during this time of change, CleverTaps unique ability to foster individualized experiences and convert those experiences to lifetime value is key to long-term success for all organizations, both large and small, said Jasmeet Gandhi, head of business development and Alliances at CleverTap.

Press release - Rule of law and “LGBTI-free zones” in Poland: debate in plenary starts at 17.30

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 12:07am

MEPs will now discuss the potential impact of this ruling on the situation in Poland, where certain local authorities have declared their territories LGBTI-free zones, and ask the Commission whether these statements may constitute unlawful discrimination in employment.

Key Points: 
  • MEPs will now discuss the potential impact of this ruling on the situation in Poland, where certain local authorities have declared their territories LGBTI-free zones, and ask the Commission whether these statements may constitute unlawful discrimination in employment.
  • When: Monday, 14 September, at 17.30

    Where: European Parliament in Brussels, plenary chamber

    You can watch the plenary debate on the EP Multimedia Centre and EbS+.

  • A press conference with the Civil Liberties Committee Chair Juan Fernando Lpez Aguilar (S&D, ES) will take place on Tuesday, 15 September 2020, at 15.00 in Parliaments Anna Politkovskaya press conference room and online.
  • Additional information on how to connect will be circulated shortly.

Ford North America COO to Outline Opportunities in Launch, Quality and Cost at RBC Industrials Conference on Sept. 14

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 11:30pm

Lisa Drake, Ford COO of North America, will discuss the companys North America business with lead auto analyst Joe Spak during the RBC Industrials Conference on Monday, Sept. 14, at 10:40 a.m. EDT.

Key Points: 
  • Lisa Drake, Ford COO of North America, will discuss the companys North America business with lead auto analyst Joe Spak during the RBC Industrials Conference on Monday, Sept. 14, at 10:40 a.m. EDT.
  • The session will cover topics such as Fords North America cost structure, the companys plans to capitalize on vehicle connectivity, and quality and launch improvements.
  • Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) is a global company based in Dearborn, Michigan.
  • For more information regarding Ford, its products and Ford Motor Credit Company, please visit corporate.ford.com .

AHF Joins National and Local Civic Organizations to Commemorate the 57th Anniversary of the March on Washington

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 9:36pm

The Washington, D.C. event, taking place on the 57th anniversary of the Rev.

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  • The Washington, D.C. event, taking place on the 57th anniversary of the Rev.
  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s iconic "I Have a Dream" speech , seeks " to restore and recommit to the dream Dr. King defined" that year.
  • Attendees will both enjoy viewing the powerful speakers at the Washington event as well as be provided resource information around voting.
  • Advocacy is a key component of the mission and work of AHF across this globe, stated Tracy Jones, AHFs National Director of Grassroots Mobilization Initiatives.

Award-winning producer and voiceover actor Laurel Harris narrates "Shirin Ebadi: Until We Are Free", world premier at Venice International Film Festival on September 2nd

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 10:00am

The film tells the story of Shirin Ebadi's struggle for women's rights and human rights in Iran.

Key Points: 
  • The film tells the story of Shirin Ebadi's struggle for women's rights and human rights in Iran.
  • Harris narrated the award-winning film50 and counting"The Dalai Lama - Scientist," which premiered to a standing ovation to a sold out crowd at the Venice International Film Festival in 2019.
  • As a producer, Laurel has worked with many notable figures, including Nobel Peace Laureates Archbishop Desmond Tutu and His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
  • Traveling the world to film their stories and work alongside teams from the BBC and PBS, Harris has developed a passion for creating film content that highlights underserved populations.

Centinel Spine Announces Varun Gandhi as Chief Financial Officer

Monday, August 17, 2020 - 5:00pm

WEST CHESTER, Pa., Aug. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Centinel Spine, LLC, the largest privately-held spine company focused on anterior column reconstruction, today announced Varun Gandhi as Chief Financial Officer effective August 17, 2020.

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  • WEST CHESTER, Pa., Aug. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Centinel Spine, LLC, the largest privately-held spine company focused on anterior column reconstruction, today announced Varun Gandhi as Chief Financial Officer effective August 17, 2020.
  • Varun Gandhi was most recently Senior Vice President of Corporate Finance and Strategic Planning and General Manager, International at Centinel Spine, and has been a member of the company's senior leadership since 2014.
  • Prior to joining Centinel Spine, Mr. Gandhi served as Vice President of Strategic Planning & Corporate Finance at Small Bone Innovations which was acquired by Stryker.
  • On the appointment of Varun Gandhi to CFO of Centinel Spine, Steve Murray, company CEO remarked "Varun Gandhi is a proven financial, strategic, and organizational leader in the orthopedics industry who has made particularly important contributions to Centinel Spine and its growth over the past several years.

Conversations with American Legends: Ambassador Andrew Young Discusses the U.S.’ Standing on the World Stage

Friday, August 14, 2020 - 2:00pm

Andrew Youngaddress some of the most pressing concerns of the day from racial unrest and worsening economic disparities, to the impact of COVID and the faltering reputation of America on the world stage.

Key Points: 
  • Andrew Youngaddress some of the most pressing concerns of the day from racial unrest and worsening economic disparities, to the impact of COVID and the faltering reputation of America on the world stage.
  • Young, now 88, was a close colleague of Martin Luther King, Jr., and was there in Memphis on the day King was assassinated.
  • Jimmy Carter named him as an Ambassador to the U.N., the first African-American to serve in that role.
  • Young will be interviewed by Richard Levick, Esq., Chairman & CEO, LEVICK and Bill Ide, III, Partner, Corporate Governance, Akerman.

Until Freedom To Hold Press Conference at The Kingdom Fellowship on Thursday, August 13 In Response to LMPD's Latest Assault on Constitutional Rights.

Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 10:15am

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Aug. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Until Freedom along with partners and community leaders will hold a Press Conference at The Kingdom Fellowship on Thursday, August 13, to respond unequivocally to the Louisville Metro Police Department's recent arbitrary announcement that protests are no longer allowed in the streets.

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  • LOUISVILLE, Ky., Aug. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Until Freedom along with partners and community leaders will hold a Press Conference at The Kingdom Fellowship on Thursday, August 13, to respond unequivocally to the Louisville Metro Police Department's recent arbitrary announcement that protests are no longer allowed in the streets.
  • A major announcement will be made on Until Freedom's "Occupy Kentucky" Plans, where national activists are taking residency in Louisville, KY for the foreseeable future to demand justice for Breonna Taylor.
  • This comes after witnessing the federal response to nonviolent protests in Portland, Albuquerque, Seattle, and New York, where secret police are engaging in alarming efforts to stifle dissent.
  • WHO: Until Freedom Co-Founders, Tamika Mallory, Linda Sarsour, Mysonne Linen, Angelo Pinto, Esq., Reverend Stephen A.

Apple donates its proceeds from John Lewis documentary to museums that honor his legacy

Friday, July 24, 2020 - 6:54pm

The life and legacy of John Lewis, a National Civil Rights Museum Freedom Award recipient, is celebrated throughout the museum, said Terri Lee Freeman, the National Civil Rights Museums president.

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  • The life and legacy of John Lewis, a National Civil Rights Museum Freedom Award recipient, is celebrated throughout the museum, said Terri Lee Freeman, the National Civil Rights Museums president.
  • We are grateful to Apple for this incredible gift honoring him.
  • Representative John Lewis was a central leader in helping create the National Museum of African American History and Culture.
  • John Lewis: Good Trouble is a moving tribute to the real-life hero at the forefront of many hard-won battles for lasting change.

Vandalized Frederick Douglass Statue Restored by Dr. John Lipman

Friday, July 24, 2020 - 5:00pm

ATLANTA, July 24, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- During the weekend after July 4th, unknown persons toppled and vandalized a statue of Frederick Douglass in Rochester, NY.

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  • ATLANTA, July 24, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- During the weekend after July 4th, unknown persons toppled and vandalized a statue of Frederick Douglass in Rochester, NY.
  • Dr. John Lipman grew up in Rochester in the same neighborhood as Douglass and remembers the Douglass statue well.
  • Frederick Douglass' contributions to the early civil rights movement were carried forward by Atlanta icons Martin Luther King Jr., Representative John Lewis, Ambassador Andrew Young, and others.
  • To learn more about Dr. Lipman and his work, please call his practice at (770) 953-2600 or visit his web site: https://AtlantaFibroidCenter.com