Advocacy & Development

Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media SmartBrief

News on gender issues in children's media

Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media

Sarah Megan Thomas, Alysia Reiner will spotlight a woman on Wall Street in new film

5/19/2015

  • Bloomberg

Independent filmmakers Sarah Megan Thomas and Alysia Reiner are working to finance their Wall Street film, "Equity," which focuses on a female investment banker struggling with her initial public offe… Read More

Gay Politics Report

News about the LGBT community

Gay Politics Report

Published in partnership with: Gay & Lesbian Victory Institute

Girl Scouts maintains policy welcoming transgender girls

5/22/2015

  • CNN
  • Gay Star News

The Girl Scouts the of USA is maintaining its 4-year-old policy of allowing transgender girls in the fold, despite the frustrations of conservative critics. "Our position is not new," said the Girl Sc… Read More

UN Wire

News covering the UN and the world

UN Wire

Published in partnership with: United Nations Foundation

Both sides in Yemen conflict accept UN peace talks invite

5/22/2015

  • Al Jazeera
  • Reuters
  • Reuters

Yemen government and Houthi rebel officials have tentatively agreed to attend United Nations-hosted peace talks to begin Thursday. However, both sides are issuing conditions for their attendance. Mean… Read More

Community Association Management SmartBrief

News for community association managers

Community Association Management SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Board of Certification for Community Association Managers

Community builds driveway for scam victim

5/26/2015

  • The Lima News (Ohio)

The South Side Community Association, volunteers and local businesses from Lima, Ohio, united to build a new driveway for an elderly neighbor who was scammed when she paid to have the work done earlie… Read More

Housing Matters SmartBrief

Housing industry news and information

Housing Matters SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The MacArthur Foundation

Cities see ties between vacant properties, social problems

5/20/2015

  • The Washington Post (tiered subscription model)

Cities including Detroit, Philadelphia and Chicago have developed strategies to fight the spread of vacant homes and lots, hoping to stem crime, raise property values and help residents rebuild wealth… Read More

SmartBrief Insights

News for association leaders

SmartBrief Insights

Inclusion Solutions

News on diversity and inclusion for the accounting profession

Inclusion Solutions

Published in partnership with: American Institute of CPAs

KPMG in U.S. picks first woman to serve as CEO

5/11/2015

  • Journal of Accountancy online

Lynne Doughtie, CPA, will become the first female CEO of KPMG in the U.S. on July 1. She's been with the firm for 30 years and has led its advisory business for the past few years. Doughtie's appointm… Read More

BoardSource SmartBrief

News for Nonprofit Governance

BoardSource SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: BoardSource

Detroit nonprofit receives $1M donation to help people pay water bills

5/26/2015

  • The Washington Times

The Heat and Warmth Fund in Detroit has received a $1 million donation from investment banking company Miller Buckfire & Co. to help pay the water bills of low-income families. "THAW recognizes that c… Read More