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11 Bay Area Women Win 2023 Financial Women of San Francisco Scholarships
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Financial Women of San Francisco (FWSF), an organization dedicated for more than 60 years to advancing the careers of women, names eleven students from Bay Area colleges and universities as its 2023 scholarship recipients. FWSF has awarded more than $3 million in scholarships over the past 35 years to more than 325 Bay Area women.
Teresa Bryce Bazemore, of FHLBank San Francisco, Named FWSF Financial Woman of the Year 2023
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Financial Women of San Francisco (FWSF) today named Teresa Bryce Bazemore as the FWSF 2023 Financial Woman of the Year. Ms. Bazemore is the President and CEO of the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco, whose mission is to provide its members with reliable access to low-cost liquidity, essential financial services and expertise, and resources for affordable housing and economic development.
Dream Pairs Launches its New Collection of Wide Width Shoes for Women, to Provide Them with the Comfort They Deserve.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Dream Pairs, a leading fashion footwear expert, is proud to announce the launch of its latest new wide width shoes. These shoes are designed to cater to women with wider feet and to provide them with the comfort they deserve. With its latest addition of wide width shoes, Dream Pairs is making a statement in the fashion footwear industry and showing that it cares about its customers' comfort and style.
Black Hollywood Education & Resource Center Announces 30th Anniversary of ‘Sistas Are Doin’ It For Themselves’ Film Festival
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) will host the 30th Anniversary of its Sistas Are Doin' It For Themselves Short Film Showcase and Virtual Film Festival. All in-person events will be held May 19-21, 2023 at the Directors Guild of America in Los Angeles, California. The Virtual Festival will be streamed via BHERC.TV from May 22-31.
Step into a Cloud with the new Dream Pairs Wonder Cloud Collection of Comfortable Sandals
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Dream Pairs, a leading name in fashion footwear, is thrilled to announce the launch of its latest collection of comfortable sandals-the Wonder Cloud Collection. Designed to offer unparalleled comfort without compromising on style, these sandals are perfect for individuals who appreciate a chic yet easy-going footwear experience.
Camarillo Wedding Expo takes the planning outdoors for 2023: geared toward couples looking to take advantage of the stunning natural surroundings
CAMARILLO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Sunday, March 26, couples and wedding planners have the opportunity to nail down the details of their upcoming special day at a unique event spanning two Ventura County cities. The Camarillo Wedding Expo grants people access to five different wedding venues so they can explore their options in a single, fun-filled day.
Opening Sept. 15 in L.A.: ‘Veils’ The Musical Takes Center Stage Reminding Us of The Price Paid for The Freedoms Won
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) has teamed with Restoration Stage (Washington, D.C.) to bring the popular musical "Veils" to the Los Angeles area for a short run Thursday, September 15, and Friday, September 16 at 8 p.m.; Saturday, September 17 at 2 and 8 p.m. and Sunday, September 18 at 8 p.m. at the Nate Holden Performing Art Center in Los Angeles.
Natalie Arshakian named a 2022 Mortgage Star by Mortgage Women Magazine
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading (MCT®), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced today that National Mortgage Professional's Mortgage Women Magazine selected Natalie Arshakian, Senior Director and Head of Lock Desk Operations at MCT, to its annual 2022 Mortgage Star Awards.
MPA Magazine Names MCT’s Natalie Arshakian to List of Elite Women For 2022
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading (MCT®), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced today that Natalie Arshakian has been selected to Mortgage Professional America (MPA) magazine's list of Elite Women in Mortgage for 2022. The annual awards, now in their sixth year, celebrate 67 successful women who are taking on gender inequality in leadership by continuously challenging societal expectations.
Calif. and West Coast States Launch New Multi-State Commitment to Reproductive Freedom, Standing United on Protecting Abortion Access
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ Today, the governors of California, Oregon and Washington today issued a Multi-State Commitment to defend access to reproductive health care, including abortion and contraceptives, and committed to protecting patients and doctors against efforts by other states to export their abortion bans to our states.
Legacy Launch Pad Publishing releases comedic memoir about mother-daughter relationships, ‘The World According to Bess’
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- How can you honor a lifetime of quirky, funny and off-color perspectives from your beloved but aging mom? If you're Bonnie Lorber Habyan, you gather all those moments, write them into a hilarious book and launch it on her 91st birthday. Legacy Launch Pad Publishing is proud to be releasing "The World According to Bess: A Funny, Unfiltered Memoir of Life Lessons from My 90-Year-Old Mom."
17 Bay Area Women Selected for Financial Women of San Francisco Academic Scholarships for 2022
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Financial Women of San Francisco (FWSF), an organization dedicated to advancing the careers of women for over 60 years, names seventeen students from Bay Area colleges and universities as its 2022 scholarship recipients. FWSF has awarded over $3 million in scholarships over the past 35 years to more than 325 Bay Area women. This is a corrected release to replace our previous release issued on May 19, 2022.
17 Bay Area Women Win Financial Women of San Francisco Scholarships as Academic Leaders
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Financial Women of San Francisco (FWSF), an organization dedicated to advancing the careers of women for over 60 years, names seventeen students from Bay Area colleges and universities as its 2022 scholarship recipients. FWSF has awarded over $3 million in scholarships over the past 35 years to more than 325 Bay Area women.
Legacy Launch Pad releases memoir by Diana Cannon Ragsdale about growing up in dysfunctional Mormon family
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Legacy Launch Pad Publishing has released "Loose Cannons: A Memoir of Mania and Mayhem in a Mormon Family" (ISBN: 978-195655200 (ebook); 978-1956955217, 978-1956955224 (paperback); 978-1956955231 (hardback)), written by Diana Cannon Ragsdale.
Dream Big Darling seeds 2022 ‘FLOurish Program’ for emerging women leaders in California wine & spirits industry
PASO ROBLES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Dream Big Darling and The Millinger Group today announced, "FLOurish 2022," a personalized assessment program for emerging women leaders in the wine and spirits industry. Qualified individuals are now invited to apply for one of 17 FLOurish scholarships that provide full-ride access to this innovative coaching and mentorship experience.
Los Angeles 7-year-old Author Releases Debut Book, ‘I Slept in My Bed Last Night’ for Children’s Book Week
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Seven-year-old author, Sammy Wallace, will release his debut rhyming children's picture book, "I Slept in My Bed Last Night" (ISBN 979-8985784404; WF Publications), on May 2, 2022, in conjunction with Children's Book Week. Written as a lighthearted distraction during the medical, racial, and social turbulence of 2020, this comical book has received early success.
Legacy Launch Pad Announces Book, ‘The Millionairess Mentality’ About Wealth Creation For Women
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Legacy Launch Pad Publishing is releasing "The Millionairess Mentality: A Professional Woman's Guide to Building Wealth Through Real Estate" (ISBN: 978-1956955286), a real estate investment book for women written by Tamar Hermes.
Pressing ON as a Tech Mom: Legacy Launch Pad Publishing Releases Guide for Mothers in Technology
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Legacy Launch Pad Publishing is releasing "Pressing ON as a Tech Mom: How Tech Industry Mothers Set Goals, Define Boundaries & Raise the Bar for Success" (ISBN: 978-1956955187), a comprehensive guide for mothers working in technology sourced from industry leaders who are mothers themselves.
Nancy Pfund, Pioneering Leader in Impact Investing, Named 2022 Financial Woman of the Year
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Financial Women of San Francisco (FWSF) today named Nancy Pfund, the Founder and Managing Partner of DBL Partners, as the FWSF 2022 Financial Woman of the Year. DBL Partners is one of the first venture capital firms to bring impact investing into the mainstream. Nancy and her colleagues launched DBL out of JP Morgan in 2008 after seeing increased momentum in the move to social and environmental impact.
Legacy Launch Pad Publishing Releases UNBOXED, a Book of Essays by Author Lauren Schwarzfeld
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Legacy Launch Pad Publishing is releasing "Unboxed: Essays on Learning to Trust Myself to Stop Doing the Things I Hate" (ISBN: 979-8985225327), the first book by coach Lauren Schwarzfeld. In the book, Schwarzfeld shares the diverse life experiences she earned by trying on various careers.
Stacy Mayer’s New Book, ‘Promotions Made Easy’ Reveals How Corporate Women Get Promoted to The Executive Suite
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In 2018, less than 10% of senior executives at the world's largest Fortune 500 companies were women. But it wasn't from lack of trying. Women were becoming better managers, but still weren't getting promoted to executive leadership positions. Stacy Mayer took on this problem as a personal challenge. She vowed to change the way organizations did business from the C-Suite out and she set about doing it, one executive-level promotion at a time.
Dream Pairs Holiday Sale in December: 10% off boots, heels, flats and more
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Dream Pairs, a best-selling female-focused footwear brand, today announced a site-wide sale giving shoppers a 10% discount throughout the festive season for Women boots, heels, flats and more shoes on the official Dream Pairs' website.
South Bay Mommies & Daddies, a Parents Network, Rebrands as Local Anchor with National Expansion Underway
REDONDO BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- South Bay Mommies & Daddies, a popular Los Angeles area community platform for parents that boasts nearly 8,000 members, is rebranding and expanding as Local Anchor after being selected for the 2021 Facebook Community Accelerator Program.
Social Activist and Dancer AM Davies Introduces New BIPOC Hosts to Share Mic on ‘Yes, a Stripper’ Podcast
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- An iconic veteran of Hollywood's nightlife scene, AM Davies (AMD) has been working with and advocating for dancers and workers within the sex community for nearly two decades. She is the Secretary of Strippers United (formerly Soldiers of Pole), an organization which works to unionize dancers and has hosted her podcast, "Yes, a Stripper" Podcast (YAS Podcast) for the past year and a half as an educational resource for inquiring listeners.
Ruth Darlene, Los Altos CA Woman, Recognized for Work Helping Women Who Feel Unsafe in Their Own Home
LOS ALTOS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Local woman, Ruth Darlene, founder and executive director of WomenSV, earns two national awards from DomesticShelters.org, a Midpeninsula Media Center award, and a $250,000 grant by Santa Clara County for her work helping women who feel unsafe in their own home.
Legacy Launch Pad Publishing releases new business book for female entrepreneurs and CEOs by Mimi Maclean
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Legacy Launch Pad Publishing is releasing the first book by angel investor, CPA, Columbia Business School alumni, non-profit founder and podcaster Mimi MacLean. "How to Be a Badass Female CEO: Slay the Competition and Reach the Top" (ISBN: 978-1951407681) is designed to help women succeed in male-dominated roles.
Book Premiere for ‘Something Better’s Brewing’ by Former Convict Turned Multi-Millionaire Bikini Barista Mogul
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On July 31, 2021, Los Angeles based publishing company Launch Pad Publishing is celebrating the release of "Something Better's Brewing: What I Learned From Prison, Parenthood and Pouring Coffee" (ISBN: 978-195140765) - the debut memoir from Sarah Birnel.
New Children’s Book ‘Adventure Zone’ Excites Experts with Its Fun Format, Explaining Pediatric Therapies
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Authors Allison Klimowicz and Veronica Stanley-Hooper have written a children's book entitled "Adventure Zone" (ISBN: 979-8524737199). This book, written for parents and children from the ages of 6 to 12 years old, explains pediatric therapies in a fun, informative way.
Calif. Surgeon Jacob Haiavy is the First to Offer Transumbilical Breast Augmentation with Silicone Implants
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Jacob Haiavy, MD of Inland Cosmetic Surgery has made history by performing transumbilical breast augmentation (TUBA) with silicone gel-filled implants. Dr. Haiavy is only the third surgeon to ever place silicone implants through the discreet incision in the navel.
California IVF Fertility Center Offers 5 Free Infertility Treatments
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California IVF Fertility Center, a full-service infertility treatment center based in Northern California announced the second annual infertility awareness campaign. The center will accept video applications from now through April 17, 2021. The 5 selected recipients will receive free fertility services that may include IVF, a tubal ligation reversal surgery, and a donor egg IVF cycle.
Everyday Self-Care and Your High Needs Child: Launch Pad Publishing Releases Self-Care Book For Parents with High Needs Children
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Launch Pad Publishing is releasing the first book in a new self-care series and it's the answer to caring for a child with high needs in our "sacrificial mom" culture. "Everyday Self-Care and Your High Needs Child" follows author Natalie Brobin's journey.
California Woman, Former Beauty Queen, Survives Acid Attack and Works to Raise Awareness
PASADENA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Olga Kambod, a Pasadena, California resident, was the victim of a brutal acid attack which scarred the right side of Her face. And while she may have been the victim in the incident, her attitude is far from someone who's giving in to her attacker.
Author Sheila Lowe launches Write Choice Ink, an independent publisher to manage the production of her published books
VENTURA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Sheila Lowe announces the formation of Write Choice Ink, a publishing imprint, to produce and distribute the complete catalog of her non-fiction and fiction work. Lowe will re-issue her backlist, totaling 14 of her titles over the next few months, starting with POISON PEN on February 23, 2021.
South Bay Mommies & Daddies teams with Beach Cities Health District to Support Raising Happy and Resilient Children
REDONDO BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- "Parents' Guide to Raising Happy, Healthy and Resilient Children," presented in partnership with Beach Cities Health District and South Bay Mommies and Daddies, is a five-part video series designed for parents of children ages 0-6.
Aloha Wanderwell Baker Film Makes 2020 LOC National Film Registry Cut
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Library of Congress has just announced its annual list of 25 films selected to be preserved in the National Film Registry's vault. And, Richard Diamond, trustee, Richard Diamond Trust, is excited to share that "With Car and Camera Around the World" made the cut.
Tickle.Life Joins with Wellcelium to Grow Its Sex Education Classes and Coaching
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Tickle.Life (Tickle-dot-Life), World's First Community based Discovery Platform for Sex and sexuality, today announced a new collaboration with Wellcelium (well-see-lee-um), a new online school teaching sex, intimacy, and relationship skills through offering live classes, one-on-one coaching, and a variety of quality resources to deepen and grow human relationships.
Wendy Peel, VP at ReverseVision, Selected for a Most Powerful Women in Fintech Award by PROGRESS in Lending Association
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ReverseVision, the leading technology provider for the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) and private reverse lending program market, today announced that company Vice President of Sales and Marketing Wendy Peel has been recognized as a Most Powerful Women in Fintech award honoree by PROGRESS in Lending Association.
Green Kid Crafts launches Kitchen Table STEAM to Support Families Teaching at Home This Fall
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- As families transition from summer activities to virtual, in-person, or hybrid schooling this fall, many caregivers are concerned about providing their children with activities that are fun and educational. Green Kid Crafts, a subscription box service centered on STEAM and nature-based activities, launched their Kitchen Table STEAM program on September 2 to give families extra support this fall.
KINONA launches Queen of the Green VIP Program designed to inspire and uplift Women in Golf
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Queen of the Green, a VIP program developed by women's golf fashion brand KINONA, aims to reward loyal customers while giving back to women-led causes.
Perigee Fund Invests in Health-focused Charity, 2020 Mom, and Exec. Director Joins from Cigna
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 2020 Mom has been awarded a significant multi-year capacity investment by the Perigee Fund, a philanthropic organization focused in supporting early parenting, so families can thrive.
Confidence Therapist and Authentic Dating Strategist Kimmy Seltzer Shares 3 Reasons Why ‘Settling’ Right Now Might Be Okay
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Confidence therapist and authentic dating strategist Kimmy Seltzer, founder of Charisma Quotient LLC, explains why settling might be best right now. There was a time when you swept left on someone who was a vegetarian.
Glynns Thomas Portraits in Sacramento Certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Glynns Thomas Portraits LLC, a business specializing in headshot and custom stock photography, is proud to announce national certification as a Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) and as a Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB).
Irvine-based wedding videographer Fisheye Studio offers live streaming for destination weddings during Pandemic
IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Fisheye Studio has seen the demand for live streaming increase for weddings since the global COVID-19 pandemic. The Orange County, California based wedding videography company recently filmed a wedding on May 20 in Hollywood for a couple whose original plans to wed were to be at the end of June.
Kim Ashley Design is Connecting with Customers in a COVID-19 World
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, small businesses struggle to find their stride of maintaining relevance during a pandemic. One local Los Angeles entrepreneur - Kim Ashley, founder of Kim Ashley Design - found a meaningful way to connect with her customers.
Innovative Telehealth Co, BabyLiveAdvice, Gives Expectant Mothers and Parents Peace of Mind During COVID-19 Crisis
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- No greater concern exists in the current crisis of COVID-19 than for expectant mothers and their loved ones. The problem is two-fold, says BabyLiveAdvice. Women don't want to risk their health by exposing themselves and their unborn or newborn babies to the virus. And, even if they did try to seek outside support during these trying times, an overwhelmed healthcare system cannot meet the need.
Vibe Wines Enhances Valentine’s Day 2020 Gift-Giving with Enticing Sexy Pairings
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Give your partner a truly unique and unforgettable Valentine's Day gift this year. Love isn't standardized, so romantic gifts shouldn't be either. Vibe Wines( Sexy Pairings bring their award-winning California wines together with playful products such as romantic lingerie, intimate games, and massage oils to create unique and love-inspiring gift sets designed to keep on giving long after the holiday is over.
Inaugural TELL(h)ER Summit kicks off in L.A. and Puerto Rico with Elizabeth Gilbert, Soledad O’Brien and Azure Antoinette
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Coming April 24-26, The TELL(h)ER Summit 2020 is dedicated to providing a space for humans of all backgrounds to tell their stories. Not limited to writers and authors; the three-day summit curated by diverse industry professionals guide attendees (or TELLERS) through the expiration of storytelling in a multitude of creative outlets.
MINE NOT YOURS have a new cozy luxury loungewear line for your Valentine
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Aunt and Niece team, Jordan Willner and Debbie Rosove have a new cozy luxury loungewear line that you won't want to miss out on! Mine Not Yours is an all-women run lifestyle loungewear brand that launched in 2019, inspired by the idea of looking cute and chic while feeling cozy, cute, and chic.
Nurse Innovator at BabyLiveAdvice Impacts Moms’ and Babies’ Health in ‘Year of the Nurse and Midwife’
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- BabyLiveAdvice, Inc., a Los Angeles-based, woman-owned social enterprise, supports pregnant moms and parents from preconception through early childhood via telehealth, phone and chat. The company's mission is to help one million moms and their babies to be happy and healthy.
Red Carpet World Premiere in L.A.: ‘Gray Is The New Blonde’ Documentary Jan. 23, 2020
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Producer/Director Victoria Marie of "Gray is The New Blonde," an award-winning and inspiring documentary about the outdated views and attitudes towards women with gray hair has perfectly captured the current zeitgeist of women worldwide owning their beautiful gray hair. The movie, which has already won 3 awards, will have its world premiere on Jan. 23, 2020 in Los Angeles, California.
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