US Navy: for first time in history four women of color command war ships | US military

Four US Navy officers have made history this week – and breaking new ground in a traditionally white and male-dominated field.

For the first time in US Navy history, four women of color are now commanding war ships at the same time, NBC News has reported.

The four officers, Kimberly Jones, LaDonna Simpson, Kristel O’Cañas, and Kathryn Wijnaldum, recently said that there have been dramatic changes for women serving in the Navy over the years.

The Navy “looks different in the fact that as an ensign, I looked around and at that time, there were not many senior female

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How to Choose The Right Accessories For Your Wedding Dress

When you’re an entrepreneur you’re faced with a lot of “no’s” but that first “yes” can be the big sigh of relief and jumpstart you need. As part of our collaboration with Office Depot, we’re chatting with Selfmade alum Lisa Wojcik-Kiser, founder of UpBring, a baby goods subscription service, about her first yes. (BTW, score 15% off on your UpBring purchase with code BRITKIT).

B + C: How did you know Upbring was your business to start?

UpBring came to me because I literally was like ‘I wish someone would just curate what I needed for my baby and

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5 Designers to Know From Seoul Fashion Week Fall 2021

It was just over a year ago when Seoul Fashion Week became one of the first major fashion events to fall victim to the coronavirus. Due to South Korea’s locus as an early hotspot for the pandemic, the announcement of its postponement was made while Paris Fashion Week was still very much underway. While the situation in South Korea is currently stable, the week’s organizers were keen to ensure that this season’s events went ahead as responsibly as possible, with all of the shows live-streamed without an audience. Yet what emerged from these limitations was a surprising amount of creativity,

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A World Economic Forum report says the pandemic may set women back by a whole generation

All those concerns proved to be true. But the social damage wrought by what’s been dubbed the “shadow pandemic” may be felt for decades to come. That’s the grim conclusion of an annual report on the global gender gap released this week by the World Economic Forum, which keeps an index on “gender parity” in 156 countries.

Based on its graded evaluations in each country on four broad benchmarks — ranging from women’s participation in politics and the economy to access to health and education — the organization had previously forecast that gender parity was a century away. But the

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Gunman at large after man shot dead inside Philadelphia shopping mall

March 30 (UPI) — Police in Philadelphia are looking for a gunman who opened fire inside a mall in the city and killed a 21-year-old man there.

Investigators say the shooting occurred inside the Philadelphia Mills mall late Monday afternoon in the northeast part of the city.

Gunfire erupted inside the mall’s food court area about 5 p.m. Police found the man lying on the floor with multiple gunshot wounds to his chest. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said the shooter fled the mall and no arrests have been made.

After hearing gunfire, people locked themselves inside

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Deist promoted at Renue Salon, Spa & Fashion Boutique

Kelsey Hofeling Deist is no stranger to downtown Great Bend where she is now filling a new position at Renue Salon, Spa and Fashion Boutique, 1419 Main.

A 2018 graduate of Great Bend High School, Deist returned to her hometown last fall and is the new spa and retail coordinator at Renue.

“My husband, Alex, and I are so excited to be back with our family and the friends we grew up with,” Deist said. “There are many awesome aspects to Great Bend and downtown is one of my favorites.

“I helped my dad at Brown’s Shoe Fit where he

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