How do we Celebrate Beauty in Diversity and Cultural Competency Not Just Physical Appearance?
Is There Still a Place for Miss America?
Miss America has always been a competition synonymous with physical beauty. But a recent announcement from the organization’s new chair Gretchen Carlson is shaking up this paradigm. On Tuesday, Carlson announced that Miss America would drop its swimsuit competition from the lineup and would no longer judge women on their physical appearance. The swimsuit portion of the competition has been around since the very first Miss America pageant back in 1921. And cutting it entirely is just one of a series of changes for an organization that’s had a scandal-plagued year. Nina Davuluri provides her take on all this. She is Miss America 2014 and the first Indian-American to win the competition. https://www.wnycstudios.org/story/new-day-miss-america
More On The Decision To End The Swimsuit Portion Of Competition:
Serena Williams Steps up As A Superhero To New Moms:
“It feels like this suit represents all the women that have been through a lot mentally, physically with their body to come back and have confidence and to believe in themselves,”…
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As Mission Fed continues to both deepen existing bonds and build new ones where our members live work and play, we are excited to share the latest newsletter that reflects those efforts.
We hope you’ll take pride in reading about our community-driven campaigns, events and sponsorships that celebrate our community.
Conscious Connections Roundtable
Higher Purpose and Corporate Social Responsibility
Join us at WD-40 to experience a roundtable conversation with local conscious business leaders about how to stay true to the higher purpose behind our Corporate Social Responsibility activities and keep our good intentions from being co-opted for commercial purposes. This will be a real-life display of the tenets of Conscious Capitalism in action, and show conscious leaders facing the resistance and opportunity of raising organizational consciousness.
Agenda: 5:30-6:00 PM
Networking 6:00PM-7:00 PM
Roundtable Conversation 7:00PM-7:30 PM Networking
When: June 26, 2018 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Directions and Parking:
WD40 – 9715 Businesspark Ave San Diego, CA 92131 Parking is free and is in the adjoining building.
Pricing: Member – $15 Non-Member – $30
New Member: Become a member today and get this event FREE! – $100
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Thanks this week go to amazing women in our lives everywhere!
Please pay it forward…
“The champion wins first, then walks into the arena.
Everybody else walks into the arena and then tries to figure out what to do.”
— Jim Fannin