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Malala...

As the father of three daughters, I wish to congratulate Malala Yousafzai, on being awarded the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize (sharing it with Kailash Satyarthi).  As the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize recipient at only 17 years of age, she is an inspiring role model and mentor for young women everywhere. Thank you, Malala.    

Facebook, Apple and Egg Freezing...

This has been an important week for egg freezing – as both Facebook and Google announced they would be willing to pay for elective egg freezing for female employees. Facebook has had the policy in place since the start of the year and Apple will begin coverage in 2015. With this news, I’m encouraged that employers are starting to recognize the value of attracting and keeping talent by helping women understand...

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month...

Breast cancer is the second most common kind of cancer in women. About 1 in 8 women born today in the United States will get breast cancer at some point. The good news is that many women can survive breast cancer if it’s found and treated early. National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is a chance to raise awareness about the importance of early detection of breast cancer. Knowledge is power!  

Hacking Life’s Codes...

The excellent program I participated in at this year’s World Science Festival: Hacking Life’s Codes: Designer Genes is now available on YouTube. If you haven’t seen it, I encourage a viewing. Wishing all a wonderful weekend!