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Oprah's contribution towards the USA National Child Protection Act of 1993

Oprah's contribution towards the USA National Child Protection Act of 1993

As a survivor of rape and sexual abuse herself, Oprah Winfrey is aware of the various short and long-term effects that childhood sexual abuse can have on a child’s psyche. Her...

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Steffi Graf is an inspiring sportsperson

Steffi Graf is an inspiring sportsperson

For me, the focus and energy level that I get from physically challenging myself on a daily basis – not to mention the obvious health benefits – is irreplaceable. -Steffi Graf....

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Marissa Mayer's hits and misses during her first year at Yahoo

Marissa Mayer's hits and misses during her first year at Yahoo

Since assuming the role of CEO in July 2012, 37-year-old Marissa Mayer has promised to breathe new life into Yahoo, and to make it the most popular site on the Internet. With...

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Exploring Indra Nooyi's 5 C's of success

Exploring Indra Nooyi's 5 C's of success

As the CEO of PepsiCo, Indra Nooyi is constantly sought after to share her “magic formula” for success. She belongs to a minority of women who hold top positions with large...

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Michelle Obama jokes about her White House Prison life

Michelle Obama jokes about her White House Prison life

US First Lady, Michelle Obama, is known for her witty sense of humor, an enviable wardrobe which has landed her on the cover of Vogue magazine twice, and for her ability to...

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Oprah's Book Club makes celebrities out of authors

Oprah's Book Club makes celebrities out of authors

Much like her other initiatives which began as special episodes or segments on her show, Oprah’s Book Club was started in 1996 as a book discussion club intended to showcase...

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Oprah’s career before “The Oprah Winfrey Show”

Oprah’s career before “The Oprah Winfrey Show”

“I haven’t planned one thing – ever. I have just been led by a strong instinct, and I have made choices based on what was right for me at the time.” – Oprah While most people...

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Lena Dunham exercises caution and humour while dealing with critics

Lena Dunham exercises caution and humour while dealing with critics

A Google search with the words “I hate Lena Dunham” will produce 1,190,000 results, and a news search will produce an average of 2 articles or blog posts which criticize her for...

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Oprah Winfrey’s brand value stems from her own credibility

Oprah Winfrey is the undisputed Queen of personal branding, and her current brand value stands at close to $3 billion. From her initial days on her self-titled show, which ran...

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Indra Nooyi's tips on how to be heard in a roomful of men

Indra Nooyi's tips on how to be heard in a roomful of men

As the CEO of PepsiCo. And one of the most powerful women in the world of business, Indra Nooyi can safely be considered as one of the most influential people to listen to; her...

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Priyanka Chopra has her very own comic book character!

Priyanka Chopra has her very own comic book character!

"I like taking on projects that take me beyond the expected and forward as a person and professional. The comic book is one more endeavor in that direction." - Priyanka Chopra....

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PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi to be felicitated by an Indo-American charity

PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi to be felicitated by an Indo-American charity

Indra Nooyi has long been regarded as one of the most successful female CEOs in the corporate sphere. As a longtime feature in Forbes and Fortune magazine as one of its most...

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Michelle Obama is releasing a Hip Hop music album as part of her healthy eating campaign

Michelle Obama is releasing a Hip Hop music album as part of her healthy eating campaign

Michelle Obama and her ability to get to “ground level” in order to connect with regular citizens, is something, which should not be questioned. From being voted as one of the...

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Marissa Mayer’s uphill battle to rejuvenate Yahoo continues

Marissa Mayer’s uphill battle to rejuvenate Yahoo continues

Ranked number 14 on Fortune magazine’s list of most powerful businesswomen in 2012, 38-year-old Marissa Mayer belongs in a league of young achievers who have attained top...

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Oprah Winfrey shows how racism still exists in the present day

Oprah Winfrey shows how racism still exists in the present day

You cannot be my friend and use that word around me. It shows my age, but I feel strongly about it. … I always think of the millions of people who heard that as their last word...

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Indra Nooyi features in Fortune’s list of Top 100 CEOs

Indra Nooyi features in Fortune’s list of Top 100 CEOs

Chennai-born Indra Nooyi has consistently been lauded for a number of reasons, from her steady rise to the top of the corporate world to her sound business decisions, which...

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Michelle Obama and the benefits of leverage

Michelle Obama and the benefits of leverage

"Every day, across this country, so many women wake up every day and try -- using everything they have -- to make life a little better for others; I feel hopeful." – Said during...

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Indra Nooyi talks about engaging women through sports

Indra Nooyi talks about engaging women through sports

"Speak to women. Do it authentically. Give them the real sports experience they want. They will respond." - Indra Nooyi PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi does not mince words when it...

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Indra Nooyi inducts PepsiCo’s very first design chief in order to facilitate core brand growth

Indra Nooyi inducts PepsiCo’s very first design chief in order to facilitate core brand growth

“Market growth alone doesn't give you enough tailwinds. You have to create your own. The way to do that is by designing products for consumers that wow them. Not just the way...

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From Mary Kom to modern day mujras, Priyanka Chopra excels at essaying them all

From Mary Kom to modern day mujras, Priyanka Chopra excels at essaying them all

It should come as no surprise that Priyanka Chopra, noted actress, singer and lyricist, is multi-talented. Much like her fictional characters from the film, “Whats your Rashee”...

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Priyanka Chopra’s popularity causes problems on the internet

Priyanka Chopra’s popularity causes problems on the internet

Priyanka Chopra has faced her share of action in context with her celebrity status. From crazy fans to politics within the industry and ever-present media rumor mill which turns...

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Sheryl Sandberg sells Facebook shares amid rumors that she might join Microsoft

Sheryl Sandberg sells Facebook shares amid rumors that she might join Microsoft

Facebook COO, Sheryl Sandberg has been in the news lately for a variety of reasons, the top most being that she has just sold $91 million worth of the social networking site’s...

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Michelle Obama has impeccable taste when it comes to party dresses

Michelle Obama has impeccable taste when it comes to party dresses

US First Lady Michelle Obama has been a world-renowned fashion icon for some time now, and has already been featured twice on the cover of the prestigious “Vogue” fashion...

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Michelle Obama embraces Bollywood dance music in the White House

Michelle Obama embraces Bollywood dance music in the White House

Who would have imagined celebrating Diwali, the Indian festival of lights, at the White House of all venues? For a group of Indian-American children, it must have been a...

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Indra Nooyi feels that one needs to be a “learning CEO” in order to run PepsiCo.

Indra Nooyi feels that one needs to be a “learning CEO” in order to run PepsiCo.

As a CEO who truly walks the talk and leads by example, Indra Nooyi is of the opinion that one must be open-minded, among other things, in order to successfully lead a company....

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Indra Nooyi announces PepsiCo’s 33,000 crore investment in India

Indra Nooyi announces PepsiCo’s 33,000 crore investment in India

“India is a country with huge potential and it remains an attractive high priority market for PepsiCo. We believe we have only scratched the surface of long term growth...

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Priyanka Chopra is the first Indian GUESS model!

Priyanka Chopra is the first Indian GUESS model!

"Chopra's confidence, strength and sensuality reflect the qualities I always look for in a model and she reminds me of the young Sophia Loren. With the Indian movie industry...

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Steffi Graf’s life after retiring from tennis is filled with family time and social work

Steffi Graf’s life after retiring from tennis is filled with family time and social work

After retiring from a fulfilling career as a professional tennis player in 1999, Steffi Graf has moved on to other fulfilling aspects of her life; marriage, children, and social...

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Steffi Graf is celebrating 25 years since her Golden Slam win

Steffi Graf is celebrating 25 years since her Golden Slam win

2013 marks a quarter of a century since tennis star Steffi Graf became the third woman in the history of professional tennis to win the Calendar Year Grand Slam. In order to...

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In Marissa Mayer’s world, time management is everything

In Marissa Mayer’s world, time management is everything

Yahoo CEO, Marissa Mayer, has three main priorities in her life: Yahoo, her family, and various unavoidable engagements thanks to her professional position. She is clear about...

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Marissa Mayer wants Yahoo to be a mobile-first company

Marissa Mayer wants Yahoo to be a mobile-first company

“We don’t think of ourselves as design-first, we think of ourselves as mobile-first”. – Marissa Mayer...

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Oprah Winfrey is awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom

Oprah Winfrey is awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom

Awards and accolades are not new to renowned talk show host and humanitarian, Oprah Winfrey. The Presidential Medal of Freedom however, will always be a special kind of award,...

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Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In gains momentum

Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In gains momentum

While many women ask the most obvious questions pertaining to their limited success in the professional sphere, only a handful have been able to get to the root of the problem...

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Sheryl Sandberg's 5 efficiency increasing habits

Sheryl Sandberg's 5 efficiency increasing habits

Sheryl Sandberg is not only the founder and face of “Lean In”, a movement which encourages women to challenge socially constructed boundaries and myths regarding their ability...

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In Marissa Mayer’s world, time management is everything

In Marissa Mayer’s world, time management is everything

Yahoo CEO, Marissa Mayer, has three main priorities in her life: Yahoo, her family, and various unavoidable engagements thanks to her professional position. She is clear about...

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Marissa Mayer wants Yahoo to be a mobile-first company

Marissa Mayer wants Yahoo to be a mobile-first company

“We don’t think of ourselves as design-first, we think of ourselves as mobile-first”. – Marissa Mayer...

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Oprah Winfrey is awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom

Oprah Winfrey is awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom

Awards and accolades are not new to renowned talk show host and humanitarian, Oprah Winfrey. The Presidential Medal of Freedom however, will always be a special kind of award,...

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Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In gains momentum

Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In gains momentum

While many women ask the most obvious questions pertaining to their limited success in the professional sphere, only a handful have been able to get to the root of the problem...

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Sheryl Sandberg's 5 efficiency increasing habits

Sheryl Sandberg's 5 efficiency increasing habits

Sheryl Sandberg is not only the founder and face of “Lean In”, a movement which encourages women to challenge socially constructed boundaries and myths regarding their ability...

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Oprah Winfrey wins an award for her acting role in "The Butler'"

Oprah Winfrey wins an award for her acting role in "The Butler'"

“ Ms. Winfrey, the actress, inhabits Gloria Gaines with such gusto – she makes you forget Oprah the impresario,” - SBIFF executive director Roger Durling ...

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Sheryl Sandberg - Men need to do more childcare and housework

Sheryl Sandberg - Men need to do more childcare and housework

"What has happened is that there aren’t women in leadership roles, therefore people don’t expect there to be women in leadership roles; therefore, there aren’t women in...

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