POWER LIVING® TV: Come on a journey to the Golden Land of Myanmar – formerly known as Burma. After 50 years of military rule, the country is now open for business and is actively courting foreign tourists, trade and investments.
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THE BUZZ: On Monday, April 29th, 2013, I attended the “50 Years of Women at HBS – Inspiring Women Who Make a Difference Reception” at JP Morgan’s headquarters in New York. It was sponsored by the Harvard Business School (HBS) Women’s Association of Greater NY and hosted by Mary Callahan Erdoes, CEO of JP Morgan Asset Management and MBA ’93.
THE BUZZ: On Saturday, March 30th, 2013, I attended the 2013 Women of Distinction Spirit Awards Luncheon hosted by the Greater New York Chapter of The Links. It was held at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers. The honorees this year included Jo Ann Jenkins, COO of AARP and President of the AARP Foundation and Dr. Lorraine Madry, Senior Program Director for Domestic Violence Services, Urban Women’s Retreat. The event had a wonderful turnout and was capped off by a Spring fashion show put together by Laurita Shields.
KEY ISSUES… How often do you think about clean water or climate change? Could you live on $1 a day? According to UNICEF, 25,000 children die each day due to poverty. There are 27 million people enslaved around the world due to human trafficking. Approximately, 1.1 billion people in developing countries have inadequate access to…
PERSONAL IMPRESSIONS: In the 1990s, I spent time in Johannesburg and Cape Town with my mom. I was participating in the Harvard Business School International Alumni Conference and then we spent additional time exploring. A couple of good friends showed us around Jo’burg – giving us the “insider’s tour” – one taking us into the townships and the other to key business sites and wonderful restaurants.