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2011-08-17 13:47:00

ASHBURN, Va., Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Purse Strings Network launched its brand-new, national innovative and interactive website [www.pursestringsnetwork.org]. This new national network of only women consultants and small business owners creates an intimate setting to proactively help one another achieve success in business and personal growth. Women will learn and share with one another in this ground-breaking online network. Membership consists exclusively of women-owned...

2011-08-11 08:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Big Brothers Big Sisters of America's board of directors has named Emily Chen Carrera as its newest member. She will hold a three-year term. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110613/PH17540LOGO) Chen Carrera's involvement with Big Brothers Big Sisters began in 1992 when she became a volunteer mentor ("Big Sister") to a New York "Little" named Dennys. She also served more than 10 years as a member of one of the nationwide mentoring...

2011-08-08 17:37:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- After a successful debut in 2010, The Steve & Marjorie Harvey Foundation will host the second annual Girls Who Rule The World Mentoring Weekend (GWRTW) to help teenage girls from diverse backgrounds successfully navigate the pressures and pitfalls of teenage life. Held on October 28-30, 2011 at the Marriott Evergreen Conference Center, this three-day, two night program will include influential women from business, music and entertainment who will...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.