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  • 50 Women to Watch 2014

    50 Women to Watch 2014

    The Baltimore Sun canvassed readers, sources and leaders to determine the area’s most intriguing movers and shakers of 2014. Here's our list: Keshia M. Pollack 35, associate professor of health and policy and management at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Keshia Pollack spends a...

  • Where are they now? Checking in with some of the 2013 Women to Watch

    Where are they now? Checking in with some of the 2013 Women to Watch

    Stephanie Rawlings-Blake 44, mayor of Baltimore Perhaps no Baltimore woman is watched more than Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake. But while she’s seen on national television appearances, Rawlings-Blake says she’s watching Baltimore’s bottom line. She slashed $300 million from the city’s long-term...

  • This year's 50 Women to Watch inspire across societal, generational lines

    Reimer: 2014's 50 Women to Watch inspire across societal, generational lines

    For the second year, the Sun Magazine has chosen 50 women whose achievements and commitment stand out, but editor Anne Tallent said it could easily have been twice that many.

  • 50 women to watch 2013

    50 women to watch 2013

    The Baltimore Sun's 50 women to watch hail from fields including arts, government, business, law, health, nonprofits and education. Check out the most intriguing, powerful and memorable personalities making an impact on the Baltimore region. (They are presented in no meaningful order.) • Read Q&As...

  • Q&A with Baltimore mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake

    Q&A with Baltimore mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake

    What's the hardest lesson you've learned so far?"To be OK with making myself vulnerable in order to make the change that I know is important." What's a fact about yourself that will surprise people?"I get my makeup tips from RuPaul. I watch his 'Drag Race' show in freeze frame so I can get good...

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  • Q&A with Melissa Hyatt, Baltimore police area commander

    Q&A with Melissa Hyatt, Baltimore police area commander

    What was the hardest lesson you've learned so far?The importance of leadership and guidance. "In a job as tricky as this, people need that. I've always tried to make myself available for people." What's a fact about yourself that will surprise people?She's a vegetarian and likes to bake. What do...

  • Q&A with Sonja N. Hines, H&S Resources Corp. president

    Q&A with Sonja N. Hines, H&S Resources Corp. president

    What was the hardest lesson you've learned so far?"Not to wait to make a decision on something that has the potential to adversely impact the growth of my company."What's a fact about yourself that will surprise people?"I enjoy learning about history and visiting museums."What do you do to relax?"Spend...

  • Q&A with Georganne Hale, Maryland Jockey Club director of racing/racing secretary

    Q&A with Georganne Hale, Maryland Jockey Club director of racing/racing secretary

    What was the hardest lesson you've learned so far?"That you've got to educate the public on the realities of horse racing. They only hear about the negatives -- breakdowns and drugs -- and think that we mistreat the horses. That simply is not true."What's a fact about yourself that will surprise...

  • Q&A with Valerie J. Gross, Howard County Library System CEO and president

    Q&A with Valerie J. Gross, Howard County Library System CEO and president

    What's the hardest lesson you've learned so far?"That failure can be the best lesson of all."What's a fact about you that will surprise people?"I'm trained as an opera singer."What do you do to relax?"Yoga."Your (other) dream job would be ..."Philanthropist."What's on your playlist?"Fun., Coldplay,...

  • Q&A with Jess Gartner, tech entrepreneur

    Q&A with Jess Gartner, tech entrepreneur

    What was the hardest lesson you've learned so far?"Hire professionals for home improvement projects. I thought installing a patio in my backyard would be a fun DIY project. That was an expensive and painful lesson. On the upside, I now own a tamper."What's a fact about yourself that will surprise...

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