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The Baltimore Sun's 25 Women to Watch in 2018

Meet the Baltimore area’s leading voices in business, activism, research and more. Look for the 25 Women to Watch in a special magazine supplement in some editions of The Sun on Sunday, Oct. 14. The women will be honored at a celebration at the Baltimore Museum of Art on Oct. 11. Vanessa E. Atterbeary...

  • Has #MeToo made men wary of working closely with women?

    Has #MeToo made men wary of working closely with women?

    It’s become known as the Mike Pence rule, but some men see it as a way of protecting themselves from potential sexual harassment accusations. The vice president never eats alone with a woman other than his wife, according to a Washington Post article last year, and he won’t attend events featuring...

  • 'Homeless to Harvard' author discusses her challenges and triumphs

    'Homeless to Harvard' author discusses her challenges and triumphs

    We’re all a weird mix of nature and nurture. The lives we forge for ourselves owe something to our environments and something to a grit we were seemingly born with. Liz Murray’s transformation from homeless teenager sleeping in hallways in the Bronx to best-selling author, Ivy League graduate and...

  • The Baltimore Sun's 25 Women to Watch in 2017

    The Baltimore Sun's 25 Women to Watch in 2017

    Meet the Baltimore area’s most intriguing movers and shakers of 2017. Look for the 25 Women to Watch in a special magazine supplement in some editions of The Sun on Sunday, Oct. 8. Saida Agostini 35, chief operating officer of FORCE: Upsetting Rape Culture Saida Agostini isn’t very handy with a...

  • Video: The Baltimore Sun's 2017 Women to Watch event

    Video: The Baltimore Sun's 2017 Women to Watch event

    The Baltimore Sun's 2017 Women to Watch event at the Baltimore Museum of Art was held to celebrate 25 female newsmakers, thought leaders and change agents shaping the Baltimore area. Read more about the women here | See photos from the event here. 

  • The Baltimore Sun's 2017 Women to Watch party

    Photos: The Baltimore Sun's 2017 Women to Watch party

    The Baltimore Sun held its second annual Women to Watch networking event in celebration of the special magazine highlighting the 25 most intriguing and inspiring women in the Baltimore area. Honerees and others influential women gathered at the Baltimore Museum of Art and enjoyed a keynote speech...

From the archives

From the archives

  • Five questions of Women to Watch

    Five questions of Women to Watch

    We asked several prominent women in the Baltimore area five questions ranging from politics to mentoring to mistakes made in life. (Kevin Richardson/Baltimore Sun)

  • 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...

  • 2014 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...

  • Q&A with Maravene Loeschke, president of Towson University

    Q&A with Maravene Loeschke, president of Towson University

    What was the hardest lesson you've learned so far?"That trust is precious and is not found easily."What's a fact about yourself that will surprise people?"My sense of humor and the imitations I do."What do you do to relax?"I read, walk, and spend time with my husband."Your (other) dream job would...

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