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Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer To Land a $186 Million Parachute

Marissa Mayer, the 41-year-old CEO of Yahoo, is set to exit in June when the $4.48 billion acquisition of the company by Verizon closes. Marissa’s career path included a two-year stint in a couple firms out of college before signing on with Google in 1999 as the first female engineer.   Thirteen years later, she had launched more than 100 features and products for Google and was tapped as Yahoo CEO…

Importance of Wasting Time

The Shortfalls of Being Highly Productive and Psychological Importance of Wasting Time

“A life spent dutifully responding to emails is a dull one indeed. And “wasted” time is, in fact, highly fulfilling and necessary.” Your inbox is always full. And for the hard-charging productivity-obsessed careerist out there, nothing is more important than getting the most out of your day. There is no shortage of tools, old and new, to help you maximize your output. As Merlin Mann, creator of Inbox Zero has…

Researchers found that a protein in human umbilical cord blood plasma improved learning and memory in older mice, but there's no indication it would work in people.

Blood From Human Umbilical Cords Helps Aging Mice Remember

For more than 10 years, scientists have been experimenting with the bloodstream of young and old rats. In one study, older and younger rats were surgically attached and it was found that the older rats lived longer with the shared bloodstream. This study sparked a decade-long exploration to understand the effects of material transplanted from young bodies to old bodies and its potential to rejuvenate the older ones. In a…


Women Can Get Paid Less Than Men Based on Difference Prior Salary, Court Rules

A US federal appeals court has ruled that employers are legally allowed to pay women lower salaries than men for doing the same work, based on differences in the worker’s salary in a previous jobs.  According to the Associated Press, the decision by the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a previous lower-court ruling, according to which pay differences based only on prior salaries were discriminatory under the country’s…

Chandro Tomar Oldest Female Sharpshooter Teaches Self-Defense

World’s Oldest Female Sharpshooter Teaches Self Defense

Chandro Tomar discovered a shooting range in her small village in the Uttar Pradesh state of northern India at the age of 65. She hit the bullseye and immediately realized that she was a natural. Now 84 years old, Tomar is an award-winning sharpshooter. Her greatest achievement; however, is her work training young women in her community with this new skill and a great tool for self-defense. Source: Great Big…

Sadeq Quraishi

Partner Profile: Sadeq Quraishi

  In this series entitled Partner Profile, PATRONNÈ MAGAZINE explores the hearts and minds of the men who partner with high-flying women and the keys to their relationship success.    MARRIED TO MEDICINE Sadeq Quraishi is an Intensive Care Physician and Clinical Nutrition Research Scientist. The 39-year-old Medical Doctor is married to a surgeon who is also a visiting professor and consultant to digital health start-ups. Married for 19 years, Sadeq talks to…