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In the region and the nation, women get a tiny share of venture capital dollars

By   /  Friday, September 30th, 2022  /  Latest news, Regions, San Luis Obispo County, Santa Barbara County, Startups, Top Stories, Top Story, Ventura County, Women Inc.  /  Comments Off on In the region and the nation, women get a tiny share of venture capital dollars

When Haley Pavone, the founder of San Luis Obispo-based Pashion Footwear, pitches to investors, hoping to gain new capital to scale her already successful business, she usually has one obstacle: convincing men to see the same need in the market she sees. Pashion Footwear makes convertible heels — shoes with removable heels so they can Read More →

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Dubroff: Iris Duplantier Rideau’s story is both timeless and as timely as ever

By   /  Sunday, August 21st, 2022  /  Columns, Latest news, Wine & Viticulture, Women Inc.  /  Comments Off on Dubroff: Iris Duplantier Rideau’s story is both timeless and as timely as ever

Henry Dubroff

The summer of 2022 has been about breakthrough stories from revered Black leaders. We learned new details about the norm-shattering role played by Nichelle Nichols, aka Star Trek’s Lt. Uhura, after she died on July 30. We relived the social justice advocacy of Boston Celtics superstar Bill Russell, who died the next day at 88. Read More →

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Gender pay gap has faded away among region’s younger workers

By   /  Thursday, May 26th, 2022  /  Latest news, Regions, San Luis Obispo County, Santa Barbara County, Top Stories, Top Story, Ventura County, Women Inc.  /  Comments Off on Gender pay gap has faded away among region’s younger workers

Historically, women in America have earned lower average wages than men. But according to a recent study by the Pew Research Center, the wage gap among people under 30 has significantly narrowed in some areas, including the entire tri-county region. Recent Pew analysis of the 2019 American Community Survey, an annual Census Bureau program and Read More →

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Thousand Oaks nonprofit makes a big impact with tiny loans

By   /  Friday, March 4th, 2022  /  Latest news, left, Nonprofits, Regions, Subscriber content, Top Stories, Ventura County, Women Inc.  /  Comments Off on Thousand Oaks nonprofit makes a big impact with tiny loans

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Head of UCSB intellectual property office takes new leadership job on campus

By   /  Wednesday, March 2nd, 2022  /  Higher Education, Latest news, Regions, Santa Barbara County, Subscriber content, Technology, Top Stories, Women Inc.  /  Comments Off on Head of UCSB intellectual property office takes new leadership job on campus

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Sage Publications gives $36M to McCune Foundation

By   /  Thursday, February 3rd, 2022  /  Latest news, Nonprofits, Top Stories, Women Inc.  /  Comments Off on Sage Publications gives $36M to McCune Foundation

Sage Publishing, a Thousand Oaks-based academic publisher, announced Feb. 3 that it has donated $36 million to the foundation established by the company’s owner, Sara Miller McCune. The donation came in two pieces: $35 million at the end of 2021, to fully fund the foundation’s endowment, and another $1 million toward its operations for 2022. Read More →

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Jafra exec outlines blueprint for diversity, success

By   /  Monday, January 31st, 2022  /  East Ventura County, Higher Education, Latest news, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, Women Inc.  /  Comments Off on Jafra exec outlines blueprint for diversity, success

Judith Sánchez López, the senior vice president and general manager at Thousand Oaks-based Jafra Cosmetics, has visited almost all of the Earth’s continents. López, an international leader with more than 28 years in the beauty and cosmetics industry, has worked with people from various cultures and different modes of thinking. She has traveled to Morocco, Read More →