Government, Legal and Law, Women's Interests

The Women’s Center Supports Sexual Assault Survivor Charged for False Reporting

Author: The Women's Center, Inc.
Dateline: Carbondale, Illinois (CARBONDALE, Ill.)  | Wed, 06 Mar 2013

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: “Jury selection for the criminal trial of Melisa Vistain, of Jackson County, Ill., is set to begin March 12, 2013. Vistain faces felony charges for falsely reporting sexual assault. Rape Crisis Services of The Women's Center stands in support of Vistain. She insists on her innocence of these charges.”



A R T I C L E:

Jury selection for the criminal trial of Melisa Vistain, of Jackson County, Ill., is set to begin March 12, 2013. Vistain faces felony charges for falsely reporting sexual assault. Rape Crisis Services of The Women's Center stands in support of Melisa Vistain.

She insists on her innocence of these charges, and adamantly claims to be a victim of multiple accounts of sexual assault and abuse when she was drugged and held captive for three days during March 2012.

Rape Crisis Services wants women who are victims of sexual assault to know that Rape Crisis Services believes them, believes sexual assault victims should not be penalized for reporting acts of sexual violence to law enforcement, and believes perpetrators of sexual assault should be held responsible for their crimes. We applaud Melisa's courage in reporting the violence committed against her, and urge the Jackson County State's Attorney's Office to drop all charges against Melisa Vistain.

The Women's Center provides comprehensive services to victims of sexual assault and domestic violence. All services are free and confidential. Crisis services can be accessed 24-hours a day by calling our hotline at 800.334.2094.

For more information about The Women's Center, including our shelter program, counseling, advocacy services, educational programming, community events, volunteer opportunities or to make a financial contribution, please contact The Women's Center at 618.549.4807 or visit http://www.thewomensctr.org/ .

The Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault 32 member board of lawmakers and professionals and 21 sexual assault organizations have signed and hand delivered a letter to Mike Carr asking him to drop this case, the letter is available on the website http://www.SexualAssaultMyths.com/ .

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Legal and Law, Women's Interests

Reporting Sexual Assault to the Police in Jackson County IL (S.I.U. University) May Get You Arrested on Felony Charges

Author: Sexual Assault Myths Organization of Carbondale
Dateline: Carbondale, Illinois (CARBONDALE, Ill.)  | Tue, 26 Feb 2013

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: “The Sexual Assault Myths Organization of Carbondale today launched an awareness campaign that explains that the Jackson County District Attorney, Mike Carr, has currently allegedly charged at least three people for reporting their sexual assault. The website and organization was formed by Larry Brunken a longtime resident of Jackson County because of what he says has destroyed his wife's life.”



A R T I C L E:

The Sexual Assault Myths Organization of Carbondale today launched an awareness campaign that explains that the Jackson County District Attorney, Mike Carr, has currently allegedly charged at least three people for reporting their sexual assault. The website and organization was formed by Larry Brunken a longtime resident of Jackson County because of what he says has destroyed his wife's life.

"My wife was arrested for reporting an alleged violent sexual assault by someone she knew for almost ten years. Through discovery and court subpoenas we found the Jackson County Sheriffs office did no investigation of the accused and ignored all parts of the 'Illinois Sexual Assault Guideline And Manual For Law Enforcement' published since 1996," says Brunken.

"The manual clearly states the procedure Officer Marks was duty bound to follow but allegedly choose not to. Moreover, court subpoenas prove the person accused of the assault statement to the police was a complete lie, which is a felony, yet he is still the state's only witness. There are several state and national sexual assault support groups looking into this policy which now has gained national attention."

Mr. Brunken goes on to explain that, "More disturbing is the fact that the evidence put forth by the state as 'consent' to the alleged assault, are Facebook chats between my wife and the accused. Also, the accused turned over pictures of the assault from a website profile he created to broadcast the alleged sexual assault. He told the police he would turn over his computers and cameras with all the videos taken but later refused and then destroyed them while under subpoena. The pictures of the assault used as evidence against my wife show her naked and crying while being pinched, slapped, and beat by the accused on his web-cam so long bruises had already formed.

"The police choose to ignore this abuse and do no investigation as mandated in state guidelines. Instead, Assistant District Attorney Casey Bloodworth, apparently decided that the pictures somehow show 'consent' and refused to do any investigation. This is a direct violation of the Illinois Laws Of Consent (720 ILCS 5/11-1.70) as well as Illinois Criminal Sexual Assault Act. Of 1984 and of course federal law."

According to Brunken, newly elected District Attorney Mike Carr continues the policy of arresting sexually assaulted victims, even when Illinois laws of consent could not be more clear on the subject. Furthermore, for Mike Carr to assert that someone's consent can be shown in pictures which contain violent sexual abuse is absurd, and a clear "free pass" for sexual offenders in our county.

It's not just state and federal laws being ignored but also national manuals like, "Prosecuting Alcohol-Facilitated Sexual Assault," printed and distributed by the National District Attorney Association along with the American Prosecutors Research Institute. Within the 76 pages it explains clearly how a prosecutor should handle this and all sexual assaults involving date rape, drugs and alcohol.

All procedures listed were completely ignored in this case by our local district attorneys office, says Brunken.

"We urge anyone who has been charged in Jackson County for reporting sexual assault to visit our website at www.SexualAssaultMyths.com and submit us your story. On the site you will find copies of the above mentioned guidelines and laws along with more information about rape myths from Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan," Brunken adds.

One fact listed on the site is that less than 4 percent to 6 percent of rape reports are false. Another is that "non-stranger rape" accounts for 85 percent of all rape reports. The most disturbing information listed is a quote from UMass Boston psychology professor David Lisak in an interview with the Boston Globe where he states "non-stranger rapist are know to be serial offenders often using drugs to facilitate their crimes for years."

Brunken concludes: "Please be aware that if you or your loved ones are brave enough to report a sexual assault here in Jackson County you can be charged with a felony if Mike Carr feels the report is false."

April is sexual assault awareness month.

NOTE: The Carbondale Women's Center has also issued a press release about this policy of charging victims and we encourage everyone to read it as well (available on the website). Learn more at: http://www.SexualAssaultMyths.com/ .


Disclaimer: Information in this press release as issued is believed accurate but is not guaranteed. Please contact the news source for clarification of any allegations, facts or evidence mentioned/cited related to any/all court case(s) referenced herein.

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Fashion, Online Shopping Sites, Women's Interests

Pin It To Win It – Verragio Engagement Ring Giveaway with Whiteflash

Author: Whiteflash Inc.
Dateline: Houston, Texas (HOUSTON, Texas)  | Fri, 07 Dec 2012

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: “Starting Dec. 7, 2012 one of Sugar Land Texas' most iconic brands, Whiteflash wants to give you a holiday twinkle treat! Blingle all the way! Pin your fantasy 'Holiday Wedding' and diamond jewelry from Whiteflash for a chance to win $2,500 Verragio Engagement Ring set with a 1 carat blue sapphire from Whiteflash Inc.”



A R T I C L E:

Starting Dec. 7, 2012 one of Sugar Land Texas' most iconic brands, Whiteflash wants to give you a holiday twinkle treat! Blingle all the way! Pin your fantasy "Holiday Wedding" and diamond jewelry from Whiteflash for a chance to win $2,500 Verragio Engagement Ring set with a 1 carat blue sapphire from Whiteflash Inc.

We know you are probably following the latest diamond jewelry trends, right? By now you have pinned more than a million images right? Well, imagine if pinning your dream wedding could win you a Verragio Engagement Ring worth $2,500. What an amazing moment, right? We agree too!

We love seeing the end result of all that love and creativity you put into your Pinterest Boards. That's why we're so excited about this December contest because we get to see you're behind the scenes creativeness for your big day.

Pin your dream holiday wedding for a chance to win a chance to get a Verragio Setting! Be one of the lucky pinners to Pin it to Win it!! Whiteflash has an exclusive selection of classic, vintage, and modern ring setting designs from top bridal designer jewelry including Verragio, Ritani, Vatche, Benchmark, and Leon Mege.

"One again, we are thrilled to offer our next 'Pin It To Win It - Holiday Wedding' Pinterest contest in December," says CEO Debi Wexler. "So many people loved our last sweepstakes on Verragio Love, we are ready to do an encore this December on the Pinterest platform by asking our customers to create their 'Holiday Wedding' board. We love to show our appreciation to our fans. I know that the pinners will repeat their blingtastic creativity performance while making their 'Holiday wedding' boards exceptional for all to see."

The Details are simple pin your dream wedding and favorite diamond jewelry for a chance to win a $2,500 Verragio engagement ring set with a 1 carat blue sapphire from Whiteflash.

HOW TO WIN:
STEP 1: Follow Whiteflash Pinterest and Facebook;
STEP 2: Create a board on your Pinterest page and title it, "Holiday Wedding";
STEP 3: Go to whiteflash.com and re-pin at least three images to the "Holiday Wedding" Pinterest board you just created (tag all pins with #Whiteflash #Verragio);
STEP 4: Email the URL of your new "Holiday Wedding" pinboard to Pinterest@whiteflash.com.

One lucky winner will be selected and contacted via email on December 21st 2012. Get ready! Get Set! Start Pinning!

About Whiteflash:

Whiteflash is a full scale manufacturing jeweler specializing in Ideal Diamonds, designer engagement rings and fine bridal jewelry.

The award winning Whiteflash.com website, described by Kiplinger's Magazine as the "Lord of the Online Rings" enables shoppers the world over to view, compare and purchase top quality diamonds, engagement rings and fine jewelry in a convenient and secure environment.

Whiteflash is the first jewelry retailer in the world to attain ISO 9001 certification for total quality management.

For more information, log onto www.whiteflash.com or call toll free 877-612-6770.

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Jewelry and Diamond, Women's Interests

Angara is a Proud Sponsor of the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc.

Author: Angara Inc
Dateline: Los Angeles, California (LOS ANGELES, Calif.)  | Fri, 19 Oct 2012

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: “This October Angara presents the 'Pink Collection' in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Every time you purchase jewelry from this collection, Angara will make a donation to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc (NBCF). The 'Pink Collection' includes pendants, earrings and rings in pink sapphires and gemstones.”



A R T I C L E:

This October Angara presents the "Pink Collection" in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Every time you purchase jewelry from this collection, Angara will make a donation to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc (NBCF). The Pink Collection includes pendants, earrings and rings in pink sapphires and gemstones.

Angara.com is a Los Angeles-based online jewelry store, engaged in the business of retailing fine gemstones from all over the world. With manufacturing and sourcing offices in Jaipur, India, Thailand and the USA, Angara sources premium quality gemstones and engages in direct selling on the internet. For additional information, please visit www.angara.com.

This October Angara presents the "Pink Collection" in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Every time you purchase jewelry from this collection, Angara will make a donation to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc (NBCF). The "Pink Collection" includes pendants, earrings and rings in pink sapphires and gemstones. The collection has a very classy and chic look.

NBCF is one of the most highly visible and nationally recognized breast cancer organizations in the country. NBCF has received a 4-star rating by Charity Navigator for eight years and is the top rated breast cancer charity in America.

One in eight women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime; breast cancer has become a leading health crisis for women and their families. NBCF's mission is to save lives through early detection and to provide mammograms for those in need. NBCF's primary goals are to provide mammograms for those in need, increase awareness through education and provide funding for research to find the cure for breast cancer.

Go pink for breast cancer and help create awareness and funding to fight a disease that affects one in eight women in North America - in honor of the many wives, mothers, sisters, daughters, and friends who are affected by breast cancer.

Angara Inc.
550 South Hill St, Suite 1625
Los Angeles, CA 90013
+1-888-926-4272
customer.service@angara.com.

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Fashion, Television, Women's Interests

Beauty TV: A Hybrid Television Network is Making Waves

Author: United Global Media Group, Inc.
Dateline: Los Angeles, California (LOS ANGELES, Calif.)  | Tue, 16 Oct 2012

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: “United Global Media Group, Inc. (UGMedia) first conceptualized Beauty TV(R) in 2006 after founder, Rob Angelino, sold his brainchild, the Salon-TV Network. Today, Beauty TV ('BeautyTV') is making waves.”



A R T I C L E:

United Global Media Group, Inc. (UGMedia) first conceptualized Beauty TV(R) in 2006 after founder, Rob Angelino, sold his brainchild, the Salon-TV Network. Today, Beauty TV ("BeautyTV") is making waves.

"It was a natural progression," Angelino says. "Our beauty world connections needed another media outlet and we're excited to introduce the world's first Beauty TV network."

Angelino, a Latino entrepreneur, is also the founder of HairLab (www.hairlab.net), a medical and natural hair restoration clinic. Today, UGMedia owns all intellectual property trademarks and license trademarks for: Beauty TV(R); The Beauty Channel(R); the Beauty Network(R); Beauty MD(R); and HAIRLAB(R).

Beauty TV is part of the Beauty Network and operates as the world's first Beauty TV channel. It's a hybrid, over-the-top (OTT) TV network and mobile TV network that delivers beauty products, information and beauty TV programming 24/7 via multi-platform video content delivery.

Content is related to hairstyles and hair restoration, skin, nails, cosmetic surgery, health, interviews with industry icons, product reviews, trends and more. And, the "Beauty TV Minute" is an ongoing beauty newscast produced in English; it will soon be available in Spanish and Chinese.

Beauty TV programming first became available on mobile phones in Thailand. Its content then appeared in Hong Kong on the Manning's in-store TV alongside channels: E!, Entertainment Television, the National Geographic Channel, MTV Networks and the Discovery Channel.

In 2007, it began broadcasting over Joost (Skype founders). Over the next few years, it started podcasting on Apple iTunes and became available on TiVo. Samsung Connected TV added it to its offerings and it also became available on Roku's set top boxes. To date, Beauty TV has the combined potential to be viewed by 15-plus million. Later this year, it will be available on LG, Sony, Vizio and Panasonic TV platforms.

"We're also thrilled to have major players such as John Paul DeJoria, founder Paul Mitchell Systems, and Patron Tequila on our Beauty TV advisory board," Angelino says.

Angelino's mission for Beauty TV, a privately-funded network, is to report on the entire beauty industry; to ignite commerce through education and to host female-based beauty TV programming.

For more information, please visit: http://www.BeautyTV.me or http://www.UGMedia.com - or watch this video: http://youtu.be/ppmN_daUSBk .

All trademarks acknowledged.

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Business, Women's Interests

Titan Exec Shares Thoughts on Transformation for Colorado Women in Leadership

Author: Titan Lenders Corp
Dateline: Denver, Colorado (DENVER, Colo.)  | Wed, 03 Oct 2012

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: “Mortgage fulfillment outsource services expert Titan Lenders Corp. (Titan) announced that Titan Capital Solutions' President Deb Aydelotte will participate in a panel at the 9th Annual Women in Leadership event on Thursday, Oct. 4. The presentation, titled 'On Transformation,' will feature keynote speaker Claudine Schneider, a former member of the U.S. House of Representatives and an Emmy recipient for her work on the ABC News 'Capital to Capital' broadcast.”



A R T I C L E:

Mortgage fulfillment outsource services expert Titan Lenders Corp. (Titan) announced that Titan Capital Solutions' President Deb Aydelotte will participate in a panel at the 9th Annual Women in Leadership event on Thursday, Oct. 4. The presentation, titled "On Transformation," will feature keynote speaker Claudine Schneider, a former member of the U.S. House of Representatives and an Emmy recipient for her work on the ABC News "Capital to Capital" broadcast.

Other panelists include:
* Leslie Russell, vice president and general manager of hits at Comcast;
* Regina Paolillo, chief financial officer and executive vice president at Teletech; and
* Betty Dieter, president of Amadeus Petroleum.

"From my own experiences, this year in particular, transformation is not a one-time event but a life-long exhilaratingly messy journey that transcends both the personal and professional spheres," Aydelotte said. "I'm truly honored to join this panel of impressive women leaders to discuss the unique challenges women in leadership face in encouraging and grappling with transformation in all aspects of our lives."

About Titan Lenders Corp.:

Titan Lenders Corp. (www.TitanLendersCorp.com) is one of a specialized few providers of mortgage back office fulfillment services, a facet of mortgage lending that includes closing, funding and post closing services. Community banks, credit unions, mortgage bankers and brokers, and warehouse line lenders use outsource providers strategically to minimize compliance risks in a time-sensitive error-averse environment. Fluctuations in mortgage lending volume also lead some mortgage lenders to outsource their entire back office operation and secure predictable "per transaction" pricing rather than maintaining an inflexible static in house staff.

Titan Lenders Corp.'s patented, proprietary web-based software Cerberyx (CBX) supports a full suite of fulfillment services, including: funding, compliance, closing, post-closing, purchase review for correspondents and warehouse lenders, trailing documents, MERS management, FHA insuring, and document management (imaging). CBX's flexible rules-based architecture allows Titan clients to define field level decision trees, priorities, checklists and process management specific to an investor product variance or a cross-investor climate.

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Books and Publishing, Women's Interests

Indie Authors: The New Face of Publishing

Author: Dara Beevas
Dateline: Minneapolis, Minnesota (MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.)  | Mon, 24 Sep 2012

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: “If you've got passion, a plan and persistence, you don't need an agent to become a published author. Indie authors own a significant chunk of the book market, and newcomers can join their ranks with help from indie author mentor Dara Beevas, whose new book, 'The Indie Author Revolution: An Insider's Guide to Self-Publishing' (ISBN 978-1592985043), hits shelves this month.”



A R T I C L E:

If you've got passion, a plan and persistence, you don't need an agent to become a published author. Indie authors own a significant chunk of the book market, and newcomers can join their ranks with help from indie author mentor Dara Beevas, whose new book, "The Indie Author Revolution: An Insider's Guide to Self-Publishing" (ISBN 978-1592985043), hits shelves this month.

A writer, editor, blogger, and speaker, Beevas is vice president of award-winning Beaver's Pond Press, where she has led hundreds of indie authors through the publishing process. Her passion for the self-publishing movement also led her to launch Wise Ink, an online support community for authors.

Just as indie musicians and filmmakers carved out impressive niches, indie authors are doing the same. An increasing number of well-educated and experienced writers are choosing this route, and the book publishing industry, along with readers, are taking notice.

Beevas believes indie authors will push the publishing industry to evolve. "Legacy publishing isn't the right answer for every author, and that's a good thing," she says. "Indie authors are known for catering to niche audiences overlooked by big publishers. They're also attracting new readers through the sales of e-books."

Beevas was inspired to write "The Indie Author Revolution" after witnessing a shift in the types of authors choosing to self-publish. "We're seeing an astounding number of authors, including those who've had book deals, decide that indie publishing is the best way to reach their readers," Beevas says. "Indie publishing can bring a book to print in under a year, and with services like editing, design, distribution, and e-book conversion, indie authors are producing quality books that do well in the market without having to wait three to five years to get them in the hands of royalty publishers."

With traditional publishing taking a hit in print sales and fewer unknown authors scoring book deals, it's not a surprise indie publishing is becoming more common. What is surprising, according to Beevas, is the number of indie books surpassing their traditionally published counterparts-as was seen with the hit romance "Fifty Shades of Grey."

"E.L. James, Amanda Hocking, Bella Andre, and a host of other successful indie authors are proving that readers care more about good content than about who published it," Beevas says.

Beevas will be celebrating her new book with a release party at the Twin Cities largest independent bookstore, Magers & Quinn Booksellers, in Minneapolis on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012, from 6-8 p.m. A native of the Washington, D.C. area, Beevas currently lives in the Twin Cities with her husband Tomme.

About "The Indie Author Revolution"
* Publication Date: October 1, 2012
* Paperback ISBN: 978-1-59298-504-3
* E-Book ISBN: 978-1-59298-505-0
* Original Trade Paperback & E-book, 296 pages
* Paperback: 6 x 8
* List Price: $15.95 (Paperback), $7.99 (e-book)
* Category: Reference/Publishing
* Distributor: Beaver's Pond Books
* Available: INGRAM, BAKER & TAYLOR, www.beaverspondbooks.com or call 800-901-3480.

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Fashion, Women's Interests

Audrey Magazine presents: Audrey’s Night Out 2012 ‘Music and Fashion at Barker Hangar’

Author: Audrey Magazine
Dateline: Los Angeles, California (LOS ANGELES, Calif.)  | Fri, 07 Sep 2012

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: “Audrey Magazine presents 'Audrey's Night Out 2012,' the 5th annual Fashion Show and Music Showcase at the historic Barker Hangar, located inside the Santa Monica airport. Audrey Magazine continues its long tradition of bringing together a diverse community and industry from Music, Fashion and Film. Barker Hangar has hosted numerous Award and Televised Events. This showcase includes musical performances, hosted bar, and celebrity guests on the red carpet inside the iconic transformed Barker Hangar.”



A R T I C L E:

Audrey Magazine presents "Audrey's Night Out 2012," the 5th annual Fashion Show and Music Showcase at the historic Barker Hangar, located inside the Santa Monica airport. Audrey Magazine continues its long tradition of bringing together a diverse community and industry from Music, Fashion and Film. Barker Hangar has hosted numerous Award and Televised Events. This showcase includes musical performances, hosted bar, and celebrity guests on the red carpet inside the iconic transformed Barker Hangar.

When/Where: Saturday, September 15, 2012; 6 - 11:30 p.m.; Barker Hangar, 3021 Airport Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90405.

Audrey Magazine is proud to announce that current film and television artists Jamie Chung and Justin Chon will be hosting this special event. Additional announcement, to be released, will include Billboard recording artists and media schedule. The new look Audrey Magazine - fall cover release will be unveiled with a Runway Show directed by Andrew Patterson. For additional updated information: http://audreymagazine.com/audreynightout2012/about/ .

About Jamie Chung:

Jamie is quickly becoming one of Hollywood's most sought-after young actresses. She was recently seen in the indie "Eden" playing the title role, which premiered at SXSW. The film won the Narrative Audience Award and Jamie received the Special Jury Award for her performance. She will next be seen in "Knife Fight" opposite Rob Lowe that premiered this past April at the Tribeca Film Festival, Columbia's "Premium Rush" alongside Joseph Gordon Levitt and Michael Shannon in August, Universal's "Man With an Iron Fist" with Russell Crowe in November, and CBS Film's "7500" being released in 2013. She was seen in 2011 as "Amber" in Zack Snyder's film "Sucker Punch" opposite Vanessa Hudgens, Emily Browning, Jena Malone and Abbie Cornish. She also starred in the record breaking hit "The Hangover PartII." Jamie's previous film credits include Summit's "Sorority Row," Twentieth Century Fox's "Dragonball," Sony's "Grown Ups," and the indie "Burning Palms" to name a few. She is currently shooting an arc on ABC's "Once Upon a Time."

About Justin Chon:

Justin will star in the upcoming feature "21 and Over" by the writers of "The Hangover" coming out in March 2013. No stranger to the big screen, he is known world-wide for the role of Eric Yorkie in "Twilight Series Saga" Other film credits include "Detention of the Dead," "Hang Loose," "Rock Jocks," and "Innocent Blood." Chon began his career as a series regular on the Nickelodeon comedy "Just Jordan" and in the Disney Channel original "Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior." In 2009 he won the Male Nova Award by the Multicultural Motion Picture Association, an award that previously was given to Michael Jackson and Will Smith.

Learn more about Audrey Magazine at: http://audreymagazine.com/ .

Media and Marketing Contact:
Mark Dayoub, of DB3Agency.com, for Audrey Magazine, +1.310.403.7477.

DB3 is a "lifestyle marketing" California LLC. DB3 works as producer with music, fashion, and film (distributors, vendors, and lines) in a variety of areas such as product placement, brand awareness, marketing, celebrity outreach and coordination.

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Entertainment, Health, Diet and Fitness, Women's Interests

NYC’s hottest new workout KatMoJAM is going National

Author: KatMoJAM
Dateline: New York City, New York (NEW YORK CITY, N.Y.)  | Mon, 13 Aug 2012

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: “KatMoJAM blazes its way from being NYC's hottest workout to becoming America's hottest new workout. The editors of Shape Magazine hailed 'KatMoJAM made me sweat and smile.' KatMoJAM is now being featured nationally on The Better Show, airing on August 15, 2012 (check local listings).”



A R T I C L E:

KatMoJAM blazes its way from being NYC's hottest workout to becoming America's hottest new workout. The editors of Shape Magazine hailed "KatMoJAM made me sweat and smile." KatMoJAM is now being featured nationally on The Better Show, airing on August 15, 2012 (check local listings). Experience the beginning of this new workout sweeping the nation.

KatMoJAM(R) utilizes a combination of Kickboxing, Yoga, simple dance moves, plyometrics, and resistance training to create a high octane calorie burn. A fast growing loyal clientele known as "KatMoJAMmers," has made this buzz-worthy workout take off. KatMoJAM truly delivers on its promise of a better body and revitalized sense of confidence, packing between 400 - 600 calorie burn into each workout.

Meeting Kathryn Mowat Murphy, it is clear to see why this program is all the rage. Her fiery red hair and matching personality brings you to the next level and keeps you going.

"I am thrilled to be introducing my program to the public. I know anyone using this top of the line program will gain new body awareness, healing, and a unique energizing work out. I am a professional dancer and created this work out, and I still see the results," said Kathryn Mowat Murphy, creator of KatMoJAM(R).

The craze is catching on all over the country with KatMoJAMmers buying downloadable videos off the site www.katmojam.com from nearly every state in the nation and Canada. The trend is only growing. Videos available include a full 45 minute workout aptly named "THE BEGINNING," the 10 minute "BUTT AND TRICEP BLASTER" and the 10 minute "AB MAGIC."

"Kat is a force of nature. Take her class. Consider this my challenge to you." -- Martha Plimpton, Actress.

About KatMoJAM:

KatMoJAM is a high octane workout developed by spicy New Zealander Kathryn Mowat Murphy, a professional Broadway dancer. Kathryn has been performing on Broadway and Equity National tours while training dancers and actors for years developing a loyal NYC following. Kathryn is now bringing her highly effective exercise program to the general consumer with KatMoJAM(R).

For More Information on KatMoJAM(R) please visit our website at http://www.katmojam.com/ .

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Business, Women's Interests

WEST Hosts Executive Dinner on The Economic impact of Women on Boards

Author: WEST: Advancing Women in Science and Technology
Dateline: Cambridge, Massachusetts (CAMBRIDGE, Mass.)  | Mon, 11 Jun 2012

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: “Out of its commitment to having women on Boards, WEST: Advancing Women in Science and Technology hosted an executive dinner on June 6, 2012 at the Hotel Marlowe Cambridge. The topic of this program was a panel discussion on 'The Economic Impact of Women on Boards.'”



A R T I C L E:

Out of its commitment to having women on Boards, WEST: Advancing Women in Science and Technology hosted an executive dinner on June 6, 2012 at the Hotel Marlowe Cambridge. The topic of this program was a panel discussion on "The Economic Impact of Women on Boards."

WEST Executive Director, Ilene Fischer honored and acknowledged 26 Massachusetts companies that have 20 percent or more women on their board.

The companies with the most percentage of women on board are as followed: Cambridge Bancorp with 41 percent women on their board and Hologic with 38 percent. It also includes American Tower Corporation, Avid Technology, BJ's Wholesale Club, Commonwealth Financial Network, Talbots, The TJX Companies which all have 33 percent women on their board. Cubist Pharmaceuticals, along with Boston Private Financial Holdings have 30 percent. Other companies that were acknowledged were: Eaton Vance Corporation with 29 percent, Akamai Technologies and Boston Scientific Corporation with 27 percent, Biogen Idec and Staples with 25 percent of women on their board, Century Bancorp and Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company with 23 percent, Abt Associates, Boston Properties, Courier Corporation, Water Corporation, and ZipCar with 22 percent, Alkermes, Charles River Pharmaceuticals, and Five Star Quality Care with 20 percent women on their boards.

After Executive Director of WEST, Ilene Fischer acknowledged those Massachusetts companies with 20 percent or more women on boards, a lively discussion about the Economic Impact of Women on Boards ensued with the following panelists: Steven Grossman, Massachusetts State Treasurer; Stephanie Sonnabend, founder of Women on Boards 2020 and President Sonesta Hotels; Linda Whitlock, lead director of Cambridge Trust, and Pat Flynn, trustee and professor of Economics at Bentley University.

The discussion was moderated by Kim Zeoli, who is the senior partner of Deloitte and Touche LLP's National Business Risk Advisory Practice.

A majority of the women who attended the Executive Women's Dinner participate on non-profit boards, while only a dozen stated they participated on corporate boards.

The key question of the evening was - "Why is gender equality important on corporate boards?"

According to Linda Whitlock, the lead director of Cambridge Trust, gender equality is important on corporate boards because "the company sees more profitability and a higher return on investment where there are more women on boards." In addition, Whitlock also says, "diversity on boards encourages better decisions because there are multiple perspectives in play."

Steven Grossman, Massachusetts State Treasurer also believes that gender equality on board is important. In response, Grossman says, "We are not only maximizing our interests but also our values." Referring to the extraordinary performance of those companies with three or more women on their board, treasurer Grossman said "Words are words, promises are promises, but only performance is reality." To impact getting more women on boards Grossman reminded the audience "You can effectuate change by standing on the table and being an equity partner."

Stephanie Sonnabend, founder of Women on Boards 2020 is also another strong activist for gender equality on board. She says, "Women tend to think more long-term rather than short-term. They think more holistically, and socially. Women also tend to evaluate risk in comparison to men. It makes good business sense."

The evening was extremely successful. The attendees realize that the lack of women on boards is a pressing issue.

To solve this issue, Sonnabend says, "We need to stick together and advocate for each other."

At the end of the evening Grossman reflects, "The fact that there is an inadequate pool of women who are qualified to be on boards is absolutely ludicrous."

About WEST:

WEST: Advancing Women in Science and Technology is a 501(c)3 Massachusetts based non-profit. WEST's mission is to promote, advance, and develop women in Science, Engineering, and Technology as leaders, advocates, C-level executives and thought leaders that make a profound difference in the communities they serve.

WEST is a community and a forum, for early, mid-career, executive and entrepreneurial women. Through participation our members become inspirational leaders and role models for their teams, organizations and businesses. More information: http://www.westorg.org.


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