Washington Women in Leadership: Breaking Barriers and Shaping the Future

Over the past four decades of my career, the landscape of women in business has undergone a profound transformation. We entered the business world in unprecedented numbers, our roles evolving to where we wield power in ways that differ significantly from our male counterparts. Our inclusive and collaborative approach to power and leadership is reflective of the discrimination, inequities, and limited access to professional leadership roles women have experienced time and time again. Read more

As Americans Reel from Medical Debt, States Prescribe New Bills

The rising cost of health care is a top concern for many Americans. It is estimated that as many as 40% of Americans, or approximately 100 million people, are burdened by health care debt because of medical or dental bills in the United States. A 2022 Consumer Financial Protection Bureau report stated there was $88 billion in medical debt on consumer credit reports.
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Meta’s New App Leaves Twitter Hanging by a Thread

As Twitter rebrands to X, its future remains uncertain. Meta’s launch of Threads, an app that features real-time, public conversations, has quickly gained attention for its striking similarities to Twitter. It has sparked discussions inside the Beltway on how it will disrupt the political media landscape.

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Spotlight on AI Takes Center Stage at Aspen Ideas Festival as Congress Weighs Regulations

The transformative power and implications of artificial intelligence (AI) were some of the most anticipated discussions at this week’s Aspen Ideas Festival. As AI technologies rapidly advance, panel discussions over the future of these technologies were a major topic of focus at this year’s event.
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The Political Shift Away from Mainstream Media

For the past three decades, mainstream media outlets such as CNN, Fox News and NBC News dominated the political media landscape, while social media networks like Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube provided a complementary channel for politicians and pundits to connect directly with voters and viewers. Now, there’s a rising trend to bypass mainstream media in favor of breaking news directly on social media, as digital platforms have become a go-to source for news and information for companies.
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