Advocacy & Development

Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media SmartBrief

News on gender issues in children's media

Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media

Davis' "Grey's Anatomy" role expected to involve major recurring arc

8/26/2014

  • Hollywood Reporter (free content), The

In its 11th season, "Grey's Anatomy" will feature Academy Award-winner Geena Davis as a surgeon in a "major recurring arc." Davis comes to the set following her Golden Globe award-winning title role o… Read More

Gay Politics Report

News about the LGBT community

Gay Politics Report

Published in partnership with: Gay & Lesbian Victory Institute

All-women college opens doors to transgender applicants

8/29/2014

  • Huffington Post, The

California's Mills College has edited its admissions policies to allow consideration of transgender applicants who identify as female, becoming the first all-women higher education institution in the … Read More

UCP SmartBrief

News to help people with disabilities lead a life without limits

UCP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: United Cerebral Palsy

Physician has insight into struggles that children with CP face

8/25/2014

  • WestfairOnline.com (White Plains, N.Y.)

Dr. Kathleen Friel of the Clinical Laboratory for Early Brain Injury Recovery knows first-hand that children with cerebral palsy have difficulty with daily activities. Friel, who has cerebral palsy, r… Read More

UN Wire

News covering the UN and the world

UN Wire

Published in partnership with: United Nations Foundation

UN Women chief urges Pacific governments to ensure women's rights

8/29/2014

  • GlobalPost.com

Government in the Pacific need to support women's rights by passing and enforcing laws to protect women against violence, says Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, executive director of UN Women. "In the countries… Read More

Community Association Management SmartBrief

News for community association managers

Community Association Management SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Board of Certification for Community Association Managers

Residents discover ways to prevent wildfire damage

8/26/2014

  • Columbian (Vancouver, Wash.), The

More than 1,000 communities in 41 states have joined the National Fire Protection Association's Firewise Communities, in order to protect homes and public spaces from wildfires by clearing brush, keep… Read More

Housing Matters SmartBrief

Housing industry news and information

Housing Matters SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The MacArthur Foundation

Houston debates recycling plan's effect on minority neighborhoods

8/27/2014

  • TexasTribune.org (Austin)

A proposal to allow Houston residents to place trash and recycling in a single bin, to be sorted at a planned plant potentially located near a landfill, has sparked controversy about the implications … Read More

SmartBrief Insights

News for association leaders

SmartBrief Insights

Inclusion Solutions

News on diversity and inclusion for the accounting profession

Inclusion Solutions

Published in partnership with: American Institute of CPAs

Breaking the "glass closet"

8/13/2014

  • Knowledge@Wharton

No openly gay CEOs run Fortune 500 companies in the U.S. "Once that top CEO comes out, which I think will be in the next year, then you're going to see some others," says Kirk Snyder of the University… Read More

BoardSource SmartBrief

News for Nonprofit Governance

BoardSource SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: BoardSource

Minnesota Orchestra receives largest donation in its history

8/28/2014

  • Star Tribune (Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.)

The board of the Minnesota Orchestra announced this week that it has received $13.2 million from four anonymous donors, including a $10 million donation that is the largest in the orchestra's history.… Read More