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Sherry Lansing

Big Brothers Big Sisters Honors NBC Entertainment's Jennifer Salke with Sherry Lansing Award

Julie Spira | Posted 12.27.2014 | Los Angeles
Julie Spira

Eight years ago, I realized I had the strong desire to make a difference in the life of a child and became a "big sister" to a ten-year old girl. It was one of the best decisions of my life.

Cancer Touches Everyone: How a Company's Culture Responds Is the Key

Ann Fry | Posted 06.02.2014 | Business
Ann Fry

I've heard horror stories from folks that worked in places where people were resentful that someone had too much time off, or that they had to pick up the slack for the person.

Focus on Women Leaders: Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe and Athena Film Festival

Regina Weinreich | Posted 04.08.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Forest Whitaker takes her calls. Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe so epitomizes the strength of simplicity, the Oscar winning star of Last King of Scotland-- ...

A Promise for Education

Noah Kerner | Posted 11.27.2013 | Los Angeles
Noah Kerner

The idea was simple - alumni, students, Californians and anyone passionate about education would make a promise and rally their social networks to contribute money towards their fundraising goal.

Jaywalking in L.A. - News & Gossip of the Restaurant Scene

Jay Weston | Posted 10.16.2013 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Gloria and Richard Pink of Pink's Hotdogs at the Concern Cancer Benefit.. photo by Jay Weston Cheryl Boone Isaacs is the new Academy President. ...

Online Courses: The Perpetual Student

Tom Teicholz | Posted 10.14.2012 | Education
Tom Teicholz

Universities around the world are taking their courses online in ways that may disrupt our notions of how and what we learn, who learns what, what we pay for education and even the value of a specific college degree.

Right Time to Redefine

Sherry Lansing | Posted 01.01.2012 | Fifty
Sherry Lansing

My fellow baby boomers and I are at the forefront of a social movement that is millions strong and decades in the making. Enjoying longer, healthier ...

City Year And EIF Tackle Education And Keeping Kids In School

HuffPost | Jonathan Daniel Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

For nearly seven decades, the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF) has promoted charitable endeavors (primarily on health and educational issues) t...

TV Networks Promoting Volunteerism In Shows This Week

Hollywood Reporter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

One of the continuing story lines on NBC's "Parks and Recreation" has been an effort by Amy Poehler's character to convert an abandoned construction p...

UC System Hit Hardest When We Need It Most

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrea Chalupa

Arnold Schwarzenegger is taking an ax to one of the most prestigious public education institutions in the world.

"Women, Power and Politics": How Have Women in Politics Changed the U.S. and the World?

Maria Hinojosa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Maria Hinojosa

For me, Palin's nomination raises a significant question: Is a woman candidate always a women's candidate? How would she fight for women's causes?

Paramount's Internal Shuffling May Pay Off With Profitable 2008

New York Times | Michael Ciepley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Prospective blockbusters are not usually built this way. Rob Moore, the executive who oversees Paramount Pictures' marketing and distribution operati...

Jodie Foster Given Leadership Award, Calls Herself A "Gentleman"

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Despite being the guest of honor at the Hollywood Reporter's Women in Entertainment Power 100 breakfast, Jodie Foster said, "I don't feel very powerfu...