The last few weeks have been historic in the fight against cancer. Novartis got approval for the first treatment in a revolutionary new class of drugs, shortly after Gilead Sciences Inc. spent $11.9 billion on a biotech company working in the field. Neither can rest on its laurels. Research in the field is moving so fast that today’s breakthroughs can easily become tomorrow’s has-beens. “I can’t think of any other therapies in oncology that have seen such rapid development,” said Rachel Webster, senior director of oncology at Decision Resources Group, a health care research and consulting firm in London.
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- Cancer drug research moving fast in immunotherapy field
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By Chronicle News Services - Monday Aug 14, 2017
Target is buying a San Francisco company as one of the moves it announced Monday to shore up two key areas: groceries and delivery.The retailer is buying delivery logistics company Grand Junction for an undisclosed price to help with same-day delivery to in-store shoppers.Grand Junction software connects retailers with about 700 companies that pick up items from stores or distribution centers and take them to customers.Target and Walmart have adjusted their shipping programs as they try to lure online shoppers away from Amazon.Music service Pandora has named Roger Lynch, the head of Dish’s streaming video service, as its CEO as it wrestles with competition from Spotify and other newer music apps.The Oakland company said Monday that Lynch, who starts Sept. 18, is the right leader because he has worked with media companies on new distribution models.The Finland firm is planning an initial public offering as early as next month that could value the maker of the “Angry Birds” mobile games and movie at about $2 billion, said people familiar with the matter.The company could raise about $400 million from a local market listing, the people said, asking not to be identified as the details aren’t public.A listing would test investors’ appetite for entertainment software, a group whose shares have declined an average of 18 percent from their offer prices following IPOs this year.King Digital Entertainment, the creator of “Candy Crush,” was acquired for a 20 percent discount to its IPO price in 2015 amid revenue declines.[...] Netmarble Games Corp., the maker of the “Lineage” and “Stone Age” mobile games — and South Korea’s biggest listing in seven years — has declined 17 percent since its shares started trading in May.
Who run the nonprofit world?
Wednesday Feb 1, 2017
For years, I’ve noticed that the majority of faces you see in most nonprofits belong to women. Beyonce got it right: women are the backbone of the social sector! They lead organizations, run departments, and power nonprofits at all levels. In fact, women make up most of the nonprofit workforce, yet despite that, we still occupy only a small percentage of the leadership slots at the top 400 charities. Sigh.
How can we change that? And what can you do to make sure one of those top nonprofit leadership seats is reserved for you?
I got together with Stephanie Thomas (of Stetwin Consulting) and Adrienne Prassas (of NYU Wagner)-- both fundraisers par excellence-- to convene a pop-up event for AFP NY members about women’s leadership not long ago. A few dozen women participated, representing a diverse mix of ages, backgrounds, and nonprofit professional experience. Here are a few highlights from our discussion.
Volunteering is a great way to develop your leadership skills. Want to transition into a career in international development? Build your skills in planned giving? Overcome your shyness at speaking in front of groups? Volunteer! Organizing or staffing an event, coordinating a committee, and other volunteer activities not only open up networks, they force you to work with new people in new situations.
Tell them what you need to learn. Trying to break into a new area? Develop new skills? Tell your boss or your peers and colleagues what you want to learn, and offer to help out with projects that may be outside of your job description so you can build your skills. For instance, if you’re a grant writer but you want to get into major donor work, ask your boss if you can help them research and prep for a meeting, or listen in on a meeting or two.
Be yourself. We talked a lot about the power of authenticity in building a strong reputation. Not sure what the answer is? Be honest about it. It’s good to stretch - but it’s not good to be something you’re not. Most of the experienced women at this event found their careers really took off when they spoke with their own voice, rather than trying to play a part they felt was expected of them.
Show up. It’s easy to watch that webinar from your desk, follow along via social media in your jammies from home, and learn virtually. But when you show up at a conference, breakfast, workshop, or other event, the benefits are much greater. Get out and show up! You’ll make deeper, more meaningful connections faster.
Personally, I was deeply inspired by the younger women who participated, like Amalyah Oren, a young woman who works by day, volunteers by night, and writes a blog called the Giving Kind.
If you’re building your leadership skills I’ll be participating in a panel on women’s leadership for the Foundation Center on March 7—details are online here. I hope you can make it!
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By email@example.com (Kyoko Uchida) - Monday Jul 31, 2017
The philanthropic organization founded by Laurene Powell Jobs will purchase a majority stake in The Atlantic, including its digital properties, events business, and consulting services....
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