Founder of Epic Queen receives the Innovators Under 35 LATAM award from MIT Technology Review magazine



Ana Karen Ramírez standing in front of a mirror posing for the camera


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  • Each year, the magazine owned by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) awards 35 young Latinos who positively transform the quality of life.
  • Ana Karen is CEO of Epic Queen, a social enterprise that inspires girls and women to be curious and courageous through STEM education.

Ana Karen Ramírez , founder of Epic Queen , is recognized by MIT Technology Review magazine with the Innovators under 35 (IU35) award , which places her as one of the brightest minds in Latin America for her work in empowering girls and women with training in STEM education (science, technology, engineering and mathematics).

Each year, the magazine owned by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) awards 35 young Latinos who positively transform the quality of life around the world in five categories: Inventors, Entrepreneurs, Visionaries, Humanitarians, and Pioneers.

The founder of Epic Queen was awarded in the Visionaries

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Magazine publisher Future swoops on price comparison website GoCompare

GoCompare snapped up in £600m deal: Magazine publisher Future swoops on price comparison website

Britain’s biggest magazine publisher has swooped on the price comparison website Go Compare in a £600million takeover.

Future, which owns dozens of niche print and online titles including Country Life, Games Radar and Cycling Weekly, wants to use the brand’s technology to sell more services to its 400m readers.

It is offering cash and shares in a deal that values GoCompare, which is known for its opera singer mascot Gio Compario, at £594million – or 136p per share.

Magazine publisher Future is offering cash and shares in a deal that values Go Compare - known for its opera singer mascot Gio Compario (pictured)  - at £594m or 136p per share

Magazine publisher Future is offering cash and shares in a deal that values Go Compare – known for its opera singer mascot Gio Compario (pictured)  – at £594m or 136p per share

The takeover will net Sir Peter

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A ‘Catalyst’ for Growth? Chief Scientist and CEO, June Lai Represents Future for Women in Science & Tech > CEOWORLD magazine

Meet June Lai, the CEO, and scientist behind the high-performance and award-winning manufacturer of protective and stylish smartphone and smart tablet cases, Catalyst.

Consumer technology is no doubt changing, as the race towards mass adoption of artificial intelligence (A.I.), augmented reality (AR), and blockchain technologies continues. But the stories that still go unnoticed are those narratives of how these technologies have come to be.

Every year, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) puts on the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, attracting tens of thousands of consumers from all parts of the world. It’s products galore for the everyday tech enthusiast.

But for CEOs, C-Suite executives, and other badass entrepreneurs, it is a very different experience. In recent years, we have seen an increase of women in technology, which in my opinion, should have been highlighted and emphasized way more than it has been–a story for another time.

Two

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Syngenta Group ranked No. 4 overall and honored as top agriculture employer in 2020 Science magazine survey

BASEL, Switzerland, Nov. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Syngenta Group has been recognized as one of the world’s top five leading biotech employers – and the top agriculture employer – in the 2020 Science Careers Top Employers Survey. The company ranked fourth on the annual ranking of top employers in biotechnology, biopharmaceutical, pharmaceutical and related industries, marking its highest ranking ever and the 11th time in 12 years of recognition by the prestigious global survey.

The annual survey identifies companies with the best reputations as employers, based on 21 characteristics, informed by more than 7,650 completed surveys from readers of Science and other survey invitees from representative industries. An independent research firm conducts the survey and uses a mathematical process to determine the driving characteristics of a top employer and to assign a unique score to rate each company’s employer reputation. Survey participants specifically cited being an innovation leader

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Technology Magazine: November issue now live

NORWICH, England, Oct. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — BizClik Media announced today the launch of the November edition of Technology magazine.

Among this month’s features, we investigate why big data is no longer a buzzword, look at the top solutions for doing more with analytics and hear from AWS representatives on cloud productivity.

In that piece, Darren Hardman, VP, General Manager UK&I, Amazon Web Services, told us about how the elasticity provided by the cloud can also make organisations more resilient.

“If you think about organisations that have seen an impact on demand for their products and services around COVID, your ability to scale down your operations and scale down your cost base in doing so is particularly important.”

We also try and resolve one of the oldest questions in IT procurement, namely whether it’s better to buy or to build bespoke software solutions.

Our Top 10 sees

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Solution to Evan Birnholz’s Oct. 25 Post Magazine crossword, “Metamorphosis”

Congrats to friends of the show Patrick Blindauer, Juliana Tringali Golden, Adesina Koiki, Will Nediger, and Andrew Ries for being selected to make new crosswords for Vox! Their puzzles began just this past Monday and you can read about them here.



qr code: Solution to October 25, 2020 crossword, “Metamorphosis”


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Solution to October 25, 2020 crossword, “Metamorphosis”

It’s about time for Halloween, which means it’s time to pull out some tricky tricks. First, there are three long answers in the top half of the puzzle that hint at a transformation of some kind elsewhere:

  • 26A: [Construction site vehicle with a boom lift (transformation in 80 Across)] is TELESCOPIC HANDLER.
  • 55A: [Energizing (transformation in 108 Across)] is INVIGORATING.
  • 15D: [Like some pressure (transformation in 68 Down)] is ATMOSPHERIC.

But crossing these long answers are filler words that are seemingly one letter short. 9D: [Light and snarky form of applause] is

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Magazine offers in-depth takes on these U.S. issues

Is it time for a new way to help make adults more ­science-literate? What should the next president know about science? Could science help strengthen American democracy?

“The Future of Science in America: The Election Issue” has answers. The free, online magazine is packed with interesting takes on how science can serve the common good. And just in time.

This year has challenged leaders, researchers and the public with thorny scientific questions, from the coronavirus pandemic to widespread misinformation on scientific issues.

The magazine is a collaboration of the Aspen Institute, a think tank that brings together a variety of public figures and private individuals to tackle thorny social issues, the digital science magazine Leapsmag and GOOD, a social impact company.

It’s packed with 15 in-depth articles about science with a view toward our campaign year.

Among them are the results of an August survey on adult Americans’ science

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