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  • Yahoo! Visits With Berkeley Women In Business


    Berkeley Women In Business

    Yahoo! was hosted by UC Berkeley Women in Business on March 13 for an excellent evening of discussion on professional communications and job-hunting tips. Marisela Peifer and Jessica Roland of team Yahoo! were delighted to face a full room of bright, passionate future business executives, some of whom had already done or are planning internships at the Yahoo! campus. Discussion topics ranged from Finance to Global Product Development to Yahoo!’s Purple People Greeter. Thanks to Cal Women in Business for a fun and fruitful exchange! Read More »from Yahoo! Visits With Berkeley Women In Business
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    Jessica Jensen, VP Shine and Yahoo! Health

    On March 20, Yahoo!'s Women in Technology group will be kicking off its WIT 2012 program with an internal meeting of all Yahoo! WIT women. We are very lucky to have as one of our featured speakers Jessica Jensen, VP of our Shine and Yahoo! Health properties. We caught up with Jessica this week to get acquainted and learn her thoughts on the upcoming event.

    WIT: You’ve had a couple of very key executive roles at Yahoo! – how did one build into the next?

    Jessica: I joined Yahoo! in 2009, to run Strategy and be Chief of Staff for the VP Americas. That was a challenging and fulfilling role, but I was looking for business-line management responsibility as my next career step. When the then Editor in Chief of Shine left, I was lucky to be able to take advantage of the opportunity, and the role was given to me in the winter of 2010. Then I added Yahoo Health to that a few months later. It was very much a "right place, right time" thing, and I

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  • It’s International Women’s Day on the Yahoo! Network


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    In celebration of today's International Women's Day, we'd like to highlight some excellent IWD content on our Yahoo! Shine network. Here's the link. Thanks to Yahoo! Contributing Editor Sarah Weir for her very informative and powerful article. And cheers to all the women worldwide who are working, hoping and persevering for a better world for women everywhere! Read More »from It’s International Women’s Day on the Yahoo! Network
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  • Yahoo! Women Enjoy Applied Materials’ WPDN hospitality


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    Yahoo! Women in Tech gals were very pleased to be invited to Applied Materials' annual Women's Professional Development Network external event on the evening of March 1st. What a classy soiree! It was held at the beautiful San Jose Museum of Art, and the theme was, naturally, Network and Artwork! In addition to excellent food, drink and prizes, we were treated to talks by the museum's executive director, as well as the curator of the current exhibit: This Kind of Bird Flies Backward: Paintings by Joan Brown.
    After the introductory talks, we were able to wander the exhibits, admiring this beloved local artist's work. Joan Brown started painting in the '60s, and her abstract expressionist themes were proto-feminist , reflecting how she viewed herself and her role as a woman, a mother, a "cosmic nurse", a person seeking inner evolution. Here's a link to the exhibit website . Hurry and look, because the exhibit is almost over!
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