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Glancy Wine Education Foundation Adds New Board Members and Achieves Platinum Charity Rating

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 16, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Glancy Wine Education Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of several new members to its all-volunteer board, as well as its achievement of Platinum Transparency, the highest rating possible from Candid's Guidestar charity ratings system. Established in 2020, The Glancy Wine Education Foundation is a registered a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, not-for-profit organization.

Empowering Women in Finance: Financial Women of San Francisco Announces Scholarship Winners

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 15, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Financial Women of San Francisco (FWSF), an organization dedicated for more than 60 years to advancing the careers of women, names ten students from Bay Area colleges and universities as its 2024 scholarship recipients. FWSF has awarded over $3 million in scholarships over the past 35 years to more than 325 Bay Area women.

Top Female Sports Executive, Lisa Pantages of the San Francisco Giants, Named FWSF 2024 Financial Woman of the Year

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 8, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Financial Women of San Francisco (FWSF) today named Lisa Pantages as the FWSF 2024 Financial Woman of the Year. Ms. Pantages is the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the San Francisco Giants. FWSF is particularly excited to award the organization's highest honor to a female sports executive, a sector which FWSF has not previously recognized.

Nibav Lifts expands its Presence to San Francisco, Pioneering Air-driven Vertical Transportation Solutions

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 17, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Nibav Lifts USA, a leading home elevator company, is thrilled to announce its expansion into the vibrant city of San Francisco, California. This strategic move signifies a momentous leap for the company as it extends its presence into one of the most dynamic and architecturally significant cities in the United States.

A PAGA Victory to Bring in the New Year: Trial Court Holds LWDA Responsible for Prevailing Employer’s Costs

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 4, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Last week a trial court in Alameda County entered an order permitting Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. to recover nearly $125,000 in costs from the California Labor and Workforce Development Agency (LWDA). Hobby Lobby incurred these costs during six years of hard-fought litigation involving claims brought under California's Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA), CDF Labor Law LLP announced today.

The Comedians with Disabilities Act makes its debut at SF Sketchfest at the Alameda Comedy Club!

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 4, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Comedians with Disabilities Act (CWDA) debuted in 2010 and has been going strong since. February 1, 2024 at the Alameda Comedy Club CWDA will make its SF Sketchfest debut. CWDA is a collection of comedians with disabilities, both seen and unseen. It was the brainchild of comedian Michael O'Connell. Michael passed away in 2016, but his comedy troupe lives on. Michael's legacy allows comedians with disabilities to develop their voices to receptive audiences across the country.

San Francisco Chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier International Selects Two Bay Area Women to Receive Business and Mentorship Grants

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 4, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The San Francisco Chapter of Les Dames d'Escoffier International (LDEI-SF) is thrilled to announce the grant winners of their inaugural 2023 Female Entrepreneurship Grant and Mentorship program: Stephanie de la Cruz of De La Creamery in Oakland and Wendy Lieu of Socola Chocolatier in San Francisco.

Glancy Wine Education Foundation wraps Auction 2023 Seeking Pledges for Giving Tuesday November 28

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 17, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Glancy Wine Education Foundation (GWEF) raised $21,949 at the 12th Anniversary Celebration and Scholarship Auction with the San Francisco Wine School on November 11. A lively event with a signature Somm Olympics component featuring past scholarship winner Tonya Pitts.

Emerging Neurotechnology Startups to Present at 2023 Neurotech Leaders Forum in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 31, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Neurotech Reports, the publisher of the Neurotech Business Report newsletter, announced that several promising neurotechnology startups and early-stage firms will present at the 2023 Neurotech Leaders Forum in San Francisco, November 6-7. The 23rd annual event-the most established in the industry-will also feature presentations and panel discussions on important issues confronting the neurotechnology industry.

Nandita Bakhshi to Join Teresa Bryce Bazemore in Conversation at Financial Women of San Francisco’s Annual Event

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 27, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Financial Women of San Francisco (FWSF) today announced that Nandita Bakhshi, Special Advisor and Board Member at BMO Financial Group and Former CEO of Bank of the West, will be the guest moderator as FWSF honors Teresa Bryce Bazemore, President and CEO of the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco, at the 2023 Financial Woman of the Year luncheon in San Francisco, CA on Tuesday, November 7, 2023.

Culture Wine Co. Launches to Enhance Representation of South African Wine In The United States

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 24, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Culture Wine Co. launches today as the sole importer, wholesaler, e-commerce retailer and wine club in the United States dedicated exclusively to the wines of South Africa. The goal? To drastically increase the representation and import-value of South African wine in the United States.

Silicon Valley High School Senior Works to Improve Cystic Fibrosis Research through AI

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 27, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Manasvi Pinnaka is a senior at BASIS Independent Silicon Valley in San Jose, CA. She's also the founder and CEO of Nysha.ai, a nationally-recognized nonprofit organization committed to raising awareness for cystic fibrosis. Pinnaka's goals are to create awareness about this disease in all races and ethnicities while empowering and educating students to explore the world of AI research to advance the finding of a cure for the disease.

World Open Water Swimming Association’s Final Review: Nyad’s 2013 Cuba to Florida Swim Ratification Denied

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 18, 2023 (SEND2PREES NEWSWIRE) -- The World Open Water Swimming Association's (WOWSA) Advisory Board reached a decision regarding Diana Nyad's submission for ratification for the Cuba to Florida swim in 2013. WOWSA supports a global community of open water swimmers committed to safety, sportsmanship, and adventure.

iTop Data Recovery 4: Optimized Scanning Unleashes Enhanced File Recovery with 99% Success Rate

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 14, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- iTop has rolled out the latest version of iTop Data Recovery, setting a new standard in file recovery with its remarkable 99% success rate. This new version empowers users to effortlessly recover deleted, formatted, or lost files, showcasing cutting-edge scanning algorithms that expedite the process. iTop Data Recovery 4 also introduces a redesigned user interface for a smoother experience and faster speed.

WOWSA Statement on ‘Nyad’ Movie on Netflix – The Swim, The Scandal, The Silence

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 22, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Having received Diana Nyad's submissions for official swim ratification twice, the World Open Water Swimming Association (WOWSA) would like to provide perspective on Netflix's upcoming film "Nyad" featuring Annette Bening and Jodie Foster. It is important for viewers to understand that this film is based on Diana Nyad's book, which has not been rigorously fact-checked [1]. There is a potential risk that audiences might perceive this docudrama as a fully factual account of Nyad's swim from Cuba to Florida.

San Francisco Chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier Welcomes 2023-2024 Cohort

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 8, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The San Francisco Chapter of Les Dames d'Escoffier International (LDEI-SF) will induct 18 members from the 2023-2024 nomination period, bringing total membership for the chapter to nearly 150. The inductees come from a broad range of professions including chefs, winemakers, wine writers, educators, publicists, and photographers, adding depth and breadth to the organization's demographics and strengthening its foundation.

Glancy Wine Education Foundation Names Ana Keller as President and Adds New Board Member Peter Andrews

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 10, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Glancy Wine Education Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Sonoma vintner Ana Keller as its new board President and the addition of importer Peter Andrews as a new board member. Founding President Cheryl Halloran will remain on the board in her role as Fundraising Chair.

GridBright partners with WindSim Power Inc. to implement next-generation Dynamic Line Rating (DLR) solutions at Avangrid, demonstrating approaches for FERC 881 compliance

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 6, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Every US transmission owner is looking for the best approach to implement FERC 881 by July 2025. GridBright, WindSim Power, and Avangrid are partnering to implement WindSim Power's non-contact, advanced transmission line monitoring system to increase resiliency and reliability, reduce grid congestion, and provide real-time data that could aid in more renewable energy resources into the New York State electrical grid and validate it as an option for FERC 881 compliance.

iTop Easy Desktop 2 – Powerful Desktop Organization Freeware with ChatAI Robot

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 28, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- iTop today announced the release of the newest version of its lightweight freeware iTop Easy Desktop, a powerful tool to auto-organize and customize Windows desktops. The latest version brings a brand new experience by adding trendy wallpaper stocks and an optimized ChatAI search tool.

Nomis Solutions hires Amy Chase as Senior Vice President of Services

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 13, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Nomis Solutions (Nomis), the leading provider of end-to-end pricing lifecycle management technology, announced that client success veteran Amy Chase has been tapped as Senior Vice President of Services. Chase will be responsible for leading implementations of Nomis Solutions and delivering ongoing services to existing clients.

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