Women in the military do not want standards to be lowered to help them get into ground combat jobs, advocacy groups and servicewomen say. "We don't want unqualified women in these positions," said Maj. Mary Hegar, a decorated helicopter pilot who was part of a lawsuit demanding the Pentagon open ground combat fields to women.
For many women, getting ready for a big event like a wedding or work function can be pretty overwhelming. It's tough to budget enough time to visit a salon, and once you're there, you're basically trusting a complete stranger to achieve the look you want. Julia Carmona and Lauren Katzberg, who were classmates at the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business, wanted to create a business that would solve that problem.
That investment bolsters the €40,000 invested by Wayra as part of its incubator program, where Dattch will remain until January.
Being a dating app specifically designed for gay women may not sound too remarkable — but in fact the gay female dating scene is spectacularly badly served, says founder and CEO Robyn Exton. ”Every single dating product that’s been produced for gay women is horrific,” she tells TechCrunch. ”The biggest problem [with rivals' products] is they don’t have any consideration of how these women are different.”
LAVAL, Que. — Criminal charges have been laid against two women involved in an alleged prostitution scandal that brought down the mayor of Laval, Que.
The suburb’s interim mayor resigned last month, just hours after issuing a denial he’d had sex with a prostitute.
Alexandre Duplessis said at the time he had been the victim of an extortion attempt.
Now two women face criminal charges in the case.
RebelMail, formerly called EngageInbox, has raised a $2 million seed round for an interactive email product that launched a few months ago. Venture firms Vaizra and Boldstart co-led the round with participation from Lerer Ventures, David Tisch's Box Group, Gary Vaynerchuk's Vayner RSE, and angel investors.