Final month, California-based baby food startup Yumi introduced a $67 million Sequence B funding spherical, led by San Francisco-based biotech fund Jazz Ventures Companions, AF Ventures, and 23andme cofounder and CEO Anne Wojcicki. It brings the corporate’s whole funding to $79 million and provides extra name-brand investors right into a fold that already included the founders of Warby Parker, Harry’s, ...

The New York Police Division’s selection for its new commissioner is historic. Keechant Sewell would be the first girl to steer the NYPD, Mayor-elect Eric Adams mentioned this morning. Listed here are 5 issues to know in regards to the announcement. Along with being the primary girl within the position, Sewell would be the metropolis’s third Black commissioner. The primary ...

It’s a complete new world for the Walt Disney Firm’s board of administrators. Susan Arnold will substitute Bob Iger, in line with the Burbank, California-based leisure large. When she assumes the position on December 31, she is going to turn into the first girl to chair Disney’s board in the corporate’s 98-year historical past. Right here’s what else it’s best ...

Ladies are sending a message and they’re sending it with their ft. In 2020 alone, 2.5 million ladies selected to go away the workforce, on high of the 5.4 million ladies that misplaced their jobs in the course of the pandemic. The stats are heartbreaking for many people who have been applauding the truth that ladies have been taking part ...

It’s a frequent and damaging misperception that Black girls both can’t lead or don’t need to lead, however that’s removed from actuality. Black girls can and do need to lead. They’ve been main for hundreds of years in a wide range of settings throughout a mess of demographics and cultures, but organizations have failed to understand and benefit from this ...

Earlier within the pandemic, I interviewed Dr. Ruth Gotian, the chief studying officer at Weill Cornell Drugs, about girls’s profession targets. Extra particularly, some new information my firm, InHerSight, had collected: In summer season 2020, virtually half of girls survey respondents advised us the pandemic had delayed their profession progress.  I requested Gotian, who research elite excessive achievers, what girls ...

In a wide-ranging chat with Quick Firm multimedia editor KC Ifeanyi, TV showrunners Christina M. Kim (Netflix’s Kung Fu), Courtney Kemp (Starz’s Energy E book II: Ghost), and Laurie Nunn (Netflix’s Intercourse Schooling) weighed in on the state of tv in 2021 and the way that panorama has dramatically modified over previous 12 months and a half. First there was ...

I had an fascinating expertise throughout our current fundraise when a male VC pal remarked that our group ought to think about altering the title of the fund. “Your returns are nice,” he stated, “however funding solely women-led firms is a tough promote to institutional traders.” His remark encapsulated precisely what continues to be probably the most important hurdle for ...

On July 22, 2021, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics launched the outcomes of the 2020 American Time Use Survey (ATUS), an annual examine of how the folks of the U.S. spend their time. Whereas the examine was paused for a number of months between March and Might of 2020, it’s our first actual take a look at what modified ...

Should you’re in New Orleans and occur to see a bunch of ladies in attractive clothes and completely coiffed hair using huge motorbikes, don’t be stunned. They’re members of the Caramel Curves Motorbike Membership, a 10-woman Black biker gang that cruises the streets, typically stopping by the parades town is known for. Should you can’t catch them in individual, you ...