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Meet Ellie Schafer: Special Assistant to President Barack Obama [Video]

Meet Ellie Schafer: Special Assistant to President Barack Obama [Video]

What’s it like to meet the Pope? Or Jimmy Buffett? Ellie Schafer knows. She’s the Director of the White House Visitor’s Office and someone I have known for more than 20 years. She has a very unique and interesting story which began when she was the face of “Mr. Bubbles”, around age five. Since then, she helped her father, a Republican, become Governor of the State of North Dakota and did advance work for the Dali Lama prior to working for Senator Barack Obama on...

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Top Woman in PR: Ambassador Lisa Gable Discusses Zig-Zagging Through Life [Video]

Top Woman in PR: Ambassador Lisa Gable Discusses Zig-Zagging Through Life [Video]

Yesterday, Ambassador Lisa Gable was named a “Top Woman in PR” by PR News. She was a guest for my second study series program at the Dole Institute of Politics. Ambassador Gable is a female role model who is one of the most efficient, intelligent women I know. She currently serves as President of the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation, a CEO-led initiative aimed at helping to reduce obesity, especially childhood obesity, in America. The foundation grew from 21 founding members to...

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My First Program @DoleInstitute: Lydia Beebe, the first woman officer at Chevron [Video]

My First Program @DoleInstitute: Lydia Beebe, the first woman officer at Chevron [Video]

We kicked off the fall program at the Dole Institute with an interview with Lydia Beebe, the first woman officer at the Chevron Corporation. Lydia was a popular guest due to her background as a graduate of the University of Kansas, both undergrad and at the law school. She currently serves in high profile capacities at the University of Kansas on the Governing Board of the KU Endowment Association & KU Law Alumni. Lydia has had an extraordinary career which includes being named an...

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I’m Judy Biviano Lloyd. The story of my life began in my Mother’s kitchen.

I’m Judy Biviano Lloyd. The story of my life began in my Mother’s kitchen.

Chapter 1 – The Story of My Life Began in my Mother’s Kitchen When I was three or four years old, I realized I was Italian. Family, cooking, and stories – in that order – defined my existence. But the story of my life began in my mother’s kitchen. It was there that I sat in my first high chair and learned to eat homemade pasta with butter and a little olive oil. It’s also the place where I learned to make Grandma’s Perfect Meatballs with my son, Michael. I started writing Petite Cucina...

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