Office Manager Keeps $100,000 Pay Check in Sight

As an office manager in a St. Louis technology company, Shawntay Nicole’s work duties have steadily increased without any increase in pay or title. To let off steam, she turns her real-life frustrations into laughs at a stand-up comedy club.

Improving black maternal health: a way

— Kimberly Seals Allers is on vacation this week. — Intensely aware of what health care advocates gently refer to as "health disparities," members of state coalitions meeting over the weekend confessed that they were struggling to find a best strategy to promote breastfeeding among African-American mothers. Studies to date indicate that African American mothers […]

For Peacemaking, Senegal Has Just the Woman

One of Senegal’s leading lawyers has mediated labor strikes and defused election violence. Her name is Amsatou Sow Sidibe and Malena Amusa thinks she’s a major reason why Senegal is relatively peaceful compared to neighboring Guinea.