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4 Critical Leadership Lessons From Elizabeth Holmes and Theranos’s Spectacular Downfall

Another Silicon Valley unicorn is on life support. Last week, Theranos’ CEO and founder Elizabeth Holmes and former President Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani were charged with massive fraud by the US Securities and Exchange Commission. As a result, Holmes–a media darling hailed as Silicon Valley’s latest wunderkind–will pay a $500,000 fine and is barred from serving as an officer or …

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Elizabeth Blackwell Google doodle recognizes first woman in the US to earn a medical degree

Today’s Google doodle marks the 197th birthday of the British-born physician Elizabeth Blackwell, the first woman in the US to earn a medical degree. After moving to the states from Bristol, England, Blackwell worked as a teacher. Her propensity to take a stand against social norms — and fight for what was right — was …

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