Susan McGalla worked her way up the ladder in a male-dominated corporate world. She gives a lot of the credit to the way that she was raised in a family with two brothers and a dad who was a football coach. She did not get any breaks either just because she was a girl because she has to work for what she wanted, even in her own family.
McGalla worked her way up through the hierarchy of American Eagle Outfitters where all of the executives when she started were men. Before she left the company she became its president. She then founded her own executive consulting company and she is currently the Vice President of Business Strategy and Creative Development for the professional football team, the Pittsburgh Steelers.
McGalla is certainly talented, but she will tell you that she had to work hard for every inch. In business it is not all about whether a person is male or female, or is it? In spite of McGalla’s success, there is still a glass ceiling for most women simply because business is still a male-dominated world.
Current statistics show that businesses that foster gender diversity are 15 percent more likely to outperform companies who do not characterize that statistic, and companies that are ethnically diverse outperform the same companies by 35%. The thinking as to why this is so is that more diverse companies seem to come up with more original ideas.
It is a certainty that McGall did not work in a vacuum and that she encountered plenty of resistance when she wanted this initiative or that one implemented in her rise up the ladder. Given her background in her upbringing and her willingness to work with anyone, no matter what their gender or ethnic background, she is comfortable working with anyone who can carry their own weight and back up their ideas.
Even though Susan McGalla’s example is surely a grand encouragement for women, women are still in the position of the exception rather than the rule at getting the opportunities that many rightly deserve when it comes to the opportunity to compete. Consequently there are many companies who provide executive sponsorships to help mentor women to rise in their organizations as McGalla did.
As a federal republic, Brazil is home to a progressive constitution that adheres to the doctrine of separation of powers into the executive, legislature, and judicial authorities. The judiciary, just like in any forward moving society is the custodian of the constitution. In its duties, the courts are assisted by a large number of legal practitioners. The law scene is outrightly crowded by lawyers specializing in many fields ranging from tax law to immigration to criminal justice and corporate litigations. Legal analysts contend that there are more than two million lawyers in Brazil of which up to a million are licensed practitioners. With thousands of law colleges across Brazil, the number of law graduates increases by tens of thousands annually.
In such a crowded field, building a reputation for yourself is the ultimate test of passion and talent. And it is just that, that Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho has succeeded to do. With the world of business operating as an irreparable jungle, the need for reputable corporate litigants has increased across the globe, and lawyers like Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho who are dedicated to their practice have without a doubt gone on to build a long list high profile clients.
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The 54 years old law graduate from the Universidad Presbiteriana Mackenzie, has had a hilarious career characterized by hard work and legal research that befits the legal matters on his desk. He is a member of the International Bar Association, Revista dos Tribunais and serves as a board member of the Center for Attorney Partnerships. He also serves as the administrator of the Institute of Political Party and Election Law Studies. Ricardo is the most popular of Leite, Tosto e Barros law firm which he co-founded with two other partners. High profile clients and his peers have all ranked Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho as an unparalleled lawyer in Brazilian corporate law practice.
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George Soros has been one of the guiding hands of progressive politics over the past fifty or so years. Soros, an immigrant from Hungary, has been living in New York since the ’50s. Soros claim to fame is his work with the Soros Management Fund. As a hedge fund manager George Soros managed to turn into one of the most successful people to ever take on the industry. George Soros is so much more than just a savvy financial adviser. He is also a leading voice in the resistance that has sprouted up against the presidency of Donald Trump. George Soros has become a lightning rod for conservative hatred and a rallying point for liberals around the world. Most recently, Soros has been making the news for his prolific philanthropic endeavors with the Open Society Foundations.
A frank discussion regarding the impact of George Soros on the world at large should start with his work at the OSF. The Open Society Foundations was founded nearly 30 years ago with the sole intention of providing relief and funding for grassroots progressive causes all around the world. Soros and the OSF have been instrumental in helping to fight for the embattled Roma people, Africans struggling during the era of Apartheid, and even for marriage equality here at home within the United States. As a foundation dedicated to advancing social justice and democracy around the globe, the OSF has become something of a target to conservatives. Soros saw how important his work was with the Open Society Foundations and in the wake of Donald Trump’s ascension to the White House, he decided to do something about it.
Over the past two years George Soros has been slowly feeding his charity in order to set it up to fight against the greater injustices in the world. Soros particularly targeted Donald Trump as an instigator and primary reason for the rise in hate crime in America. In the wake of Trump’s election, Soros immediately donated $10 million to his foundation to fight the “dark forces” that were rising in the United States. Thanks to financial disclosures it was also revealed that Soros did even more with his donations — he’s given up to $18 billion, with a B, to this point. Soros is giving away his fortune in order to establish his foundation for another lifetime of fighting for justice, equality, and transparent government all around the world.
George Soros saw with his own eyes how dangerous an extreme nationalist message could turn. Soros was in Hungary during the Nazi occupation back in 1944. During that year long occupation of brutality, Soros saw nearly 500,000 Jewish countrymen carted off or killed in the streets. Since then he has been prominent in his focus on Democracy and liberal and progressive ideals. Last year George Soros supported Hillary Clinton and his rising contention with Donald Trump has put him even more in the spotlight. However, Soros has yet to back down from all of the challenges he has faced from America’s nationalistic right wing. and Follow him Twitter.com