End Citizens United Endorses Conor Lamb in His Fight for Pennsylvania’s Families

     End Citizens United, a group that was instrumental in the stunning election of Democratic Doug Jones as Alabama’s junior senator, has endorsed another progressive Democrat who is committed to justice and running for national office in a traditionally red district – Pennsylvania’s Conor Lamb. Conor Lamb is running for the United States House of Representatives in Pennsylvania’s 18th Congressional District, which was vacated after the resignation of Rep. Tim Murphy (R), in a special election scheduled for March 13, 2018.

End Citizens United is a Political Action Committee or “PAC” funded by grassroots donors. That means it has brought together millions of small donors across the country in order to pool their resources and create a bigger impact in elections. This is how “the little guys” are fighting back after the Supreme Court case Citizens United v. FEC. This court case has allowed a few billionaires and giant corporations to spend unlimited, untraceable money to influence our elections. These billionaires have so far spent over $1 million in untraceable and unreported funds to bolster Mr. Lamb’s opponent.

End Citizens United has found a kindred spirit in Conor Lamb. “Conor Lamb is running for Congress to stand up for Pennsylvania families who have been ignored by the rigged system in Washington,” said End Citizens United President Tiffany Muller. Mr. Lamb plans to fight for Pennsylvania’s families by creating decent-paying jobs through a massive infrastructure bill, protecting Social Security and Medicare, and marshaling federal resources to address the opioid crisis ravaging towns throughout Pennsylvania. His comprehensive approach to the opioid crisis involves concrete proposals to secure federal funding for more rehabilitation facilities, longer rehab stays, and medical treatment upon release.

In addition to his impressive policy portfolio, Mr. Lamb also bring a singularly impressive resume to this campaign. He served as Assistant U.S. Attorney from 2014-2017, prosecuting drug dealers and violent criminals and establishing the Justice Department’s Pittsburgh office as a national leader in the fight against the heroin epidemic. Mr. Lamb has served as a Captain in the U.S. Marine Corps, where he still serves as a member of the Marine Corps Reserves.

End Citizens United is reported to be the first major endorsement for Conor Lamb, but it is clear many more organizations will be following its lead.

You may read more at http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2011/05/james-bopp-citizens-united/.

Whitney Wolfe Herd Helping Change the Dynamics of Dating World

Whitney Wolfe Herd is a familiar name in the dating app business and is also famous for being the co-founder of another leading dating app named Tinder. However, due to some issues, Whitney Wolfe Herd parted ways with Tinder in 2014 to pursue her career as a technologist and marketing expert, independently. Whitney Wolfe Herd has always talked about women empowerment, and the reflection of that can be seen in the dating app she launched in 2015 by the name of Bumble as well. In the Bumble dating app, men cannot message women first, but only women can make the first move. In fact, it is the mantra of the Bumble dating app that “life’s short, make the first move.” Billion-Dollar Bumble: How Whitney Wolfe Herd Built America’s Fastest-Growing Dating Ap

Whitney Wolfe Herd knew that the decision to only allow women to make the first move is something that would encounter a lot of criticism, but she wasn’t afraid to move ahead anyway. Bumble founder created the app after experiencing online harassment. Whitney Wolfe Herd believes that it is essential that the dynamics of the dating world is changed to make women feel more welcoming, respected, and safe.

It is what Bumble has achieved through its feature of not allowing men to contact women, but instead letting the women choose whom they want to communicate with and take things forward. In many dating apps out there, the women encounter a lot of online harassment from other members. It is not something that women would encounter at Bumble, which is why women speak highly about their experience at Bumble. The Founder Of Bumble On The Future Of Dating & Making It In Your 20s

Whitney Wolfe Herd has studied business and market from the famous Southern Methodist University. In college, Whitney launched the non-profit project named “Help Us Project” to raise funds for the poor kids and orphanages and rehabilitation of the region affected by the oil spill by British Petroleum. How Whitney Wolfe Herd Changed the Dating Game. Whitney Wolfe Herd joined Tinder as a co-founder when she was just 22, but left the company due to some reasons to continue with her career in the field of technology. It is during this time that the founder of Badoo, a large social dating network, Andrey Andreev got in touch with Whitney Wolfe Herd and partnered with her to develop and found Bumble. Whitney Wolfe Herd has featured in some of the most popular magazines on the planet due to the success she has achieved, including Wired UK, Forbes, Fast Company, Elle’s, and more. Whitney Wolfe Herd is confident about the future of Bumble and has many new and exciting plans for the app that she would be unveiling soon. Bumble’s Whitney Wolfe: ‘I’m worried we’re alienating the good guys’

Robert Ivy Is Elevated To Executive VP/CEO Of American Institute Of Architects

     In 2010, the American Institute of Architects proudly announced the appointment of Robert Ivy as its Executive Vice President and CEO. What made the AIA, a prestigious organization of architects in the United States chose Ivy as their leader? Actually, the board members of the organization voted unanimously for Ivy to be promoted to this post. He occupied his seat in this organization on Feb. 1, 2011.

In this position, Ivy took over the management of the AIA’s Washington, D.C. office. He is responsible for its 206 employees and the disbursement of its annual budget of $56 million. His marching orders include providing the organizational direction on practice issues and design within the AIA. Other duties that Robert Ivy is charged with are to work in partnership with the more than 300 chapters of the institute in the United States and abroad in support of its members, and to enhance AIA’s voice so that the institute can show the importance of design to the general public and to increases awareness of the public regarding architects and their profession.

A Fellow of the AIA and 2011 President Clark Manus said that he is thrilled for the chance to work with Robert. Manus added that it is a pivotal time for the institute as well as the industry. He then referred to the economic challenges that the country is facing and said that they must be responsive and vigilant to the opportunities that are coming up. The AIA president also mentioned that their members are looking to the institute to concentrate its resources and efforts while they are facilitating growth.

Aside from his profession, Robert Ivy is also active in print media. This will be an effective tool for him in promoting the goals of the AIA. Since 1996, Ivy is guiding the editorial policies of Architectural Record, being its Editor in Chief. He is also active in the McGraw-Hill Construction publication being its Vice President and Editorial Director. In McGraw Hill, Ivy is charged with the efficient running of its big editorial organization and sees to it that the high quality of the family publication is always maintained.

Before being appointed to his current position at AIA, Robert Ivy has made notable contributions to the architectural profession and was dutifully rewarded for them. The American Business Media gave him the Crane Award in 2009 for his exemplary efforts in promoting quality business media. One year later, he was given the distinction of being a Master Architect by the Alpha Rho Chi, an architectural community, for his efforts in disseminating the value of design to the next generation. Ivy earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Tennessee, at the University of the South. He went to Tulane University in Louisiana to get his Master’s in Architecture. He became an FAIA in 1993.

See https://www.bizjournals.com/washington/quick_news/2010/12/american-institute-of-architects-news.html.

Could Fabletics’ Crowdsourcing Be The Way To Beat Amazon In Fashion?

There is no single answer to give to companies looking to adapt to the technology revolution and how it’s impacting brick and mortar retailers, and how they can compete with Amazon. Amazon likely will be around for many generations to come, but one way companies can start is to do research on how millennials shop, and part of that is looking at reviews. Fabletics, a fashion company that’s growing and showing Amazon they can keep going up in the fashion industry is using the power of reviews as just such a tool. Reviews really are your best marketing and public relations outlet because customers don’t necessarily take the word of TV and radio commercials anymore; they want to know “what do people just like me say about this product?” Fabletics has many reviews on their website about not only their products but their customer service, and their leaders say that that’s been a huge part of why they’ve experienced growth in an Amazon-dominated domain.

 

Fabletics is owned in part by celebrity Kate Hudson and specifically sells athletic wear mostly for women, but they do have some outfits for men too. Hudson came into this business because she was approached by Adam Goldenberg and Don Ressler, the CEOs of JustFab which has now been incorporated into Techstyle Fashion Group. Hudson had only done acting and may not have seemed like the businesswoman type, but Goldenberg and Ressler knew she adhered to a healthy lifestyle, and they also loved her personality and belief that everything should be authentic. When Hudson instantly said yes, they knew the company could succeed because she believed in it, and they were right.

 

Kate Hudson has not only made Fabletics thrive because she’s often at the company headquarters testing designs and helping get out marketing campaigns, but she’s also an active user of the brand. If you frequented the parks she visits, or the gym she works out in, the outfit she’s wearing is probably a Fabletics outfit. But Hudson is also active in the technology side of things. Thanks to being a subsidiary of Techstyle Fashion Group, Fabletics can be run independently yet still have access to the technology infrastructure provided by Techstyle including big data and the online membership system. Hudson has pushed for better customer communication over the years and has made signing up much more straightforward. To signup as a Fabletics customer, all you have to do is fill in your information and take the lifestyle quiz at Fabletics.com.

Elysium Health: The Company Producing Basis

Founded by Dr. Leonard Guarente Elysium Health is a health startup that seeks to provide people with ways to live their life healthier, longer. Dr. Guarente is a distinguished researcher who has conducted significant research on molecular and genetic causes of aging.

Elysium Health takes pride in its scientific approach to creating supplements. The company really strives to make sure its products work, and it does so by putting them through clinical trials to ensure their effects. For example, it’s first supplement, Basis, is advertised to increase levels of NAD+ in humans in order to support cellular health. In 2016, Elysium Health conducted a clinical trial, ensuring that Basis does increase levels of NAD+ in humans by an average of 40 percent.

NAD+ is a key coenzyme in our cells that is essential to many cellular functions like DNA protection, energy creation, and circadian rhythms. As we age levels of NAD+ naturally decline in our bodies and those functions break down. Basis works to keep those levels high, even as we age, and supports our cellular health as a result.

Elysium Health sells Basis on its website. The supplement is offered in single jars, which cost $60 and have about a month’s worth of Basis. Monthly subscriptions are also available. Elysium Health will send you a jar of Basis each month for $50, or for between $40-45 per month if you pre-pay for a six-month or twelve-month subscription.

Basis is a vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, and nut-free supplement, so it fits the dietary needs of almost everyone.

Elysium Health is developing new products that focus on the microbiome, cognitive health, skin health, muscle function, and circadian rhythms. These products are in various stages of pre-clinical and clinical trials.

To find out more about Elysium Health, the scientists working with the company, the supplement Basis, and more visit Elysium’s website.

Keeping Up-To-Date on Forex with Jordan Lindsey

One of the biggest trends and news in forex trading is the spread issued by forex companies and platforms. Many companies are now switching over from fees to having a bigger spread when you trade forex currency pairs. If the currency pair is more popular, the spread will be less. But if the currency pair is not popular, then the spread will be high. Many traders are upset with his because it seems like the spreads could be better for traders. Depending on the amount of trading and how much the forex trader is trading in lots, this spread can be a very big difference and can really bite into profits completed by forex traders.

When you are choosing a forex broker to trade with, you need to be sure that you are gaining not just a broker, but a partner that wants to see you succeed. That is why you need to look through trader reviews and other things on the internet about what forex brokers are reputable and what ones are not. When you decide exactly what broker you want to use, it is very good to contact them and ask them any questions that you may have. The forex broker should have a great support system where you can call them or instant chat them. This allows you to be sure when you deposit money to the platform that they are legit and care about their clients. There are also different fee structures that you need to know, especially if there is a big spread. Brokers have to make money too, but you want a broker that does not have a high spread or deposit or withdrawal fees.

Jordan Lindsey recently founded JCL capital, a company that focuses on investing in the forex industry and also in the cryptocurrency ICO industry. This allows them to have a different range of investments than other firms and also gives them many different revenue streams.

Forex trading can be a very profitable thing to do if you have good knowledge and good patience. Make sure that you use a good broker for your forex trading.

Waiakea Water Innovates Bottle Water with Hawaiian Twist

Every week there seems to be a new bottled water company with some kind of gimmick attached to it. However, one bottled water company is catching attention for their unique water source. That company, Waiakea Water, is bringing pure, healthy and great tasting water straight from the Hawaiian islands.

So what exactly is Waiakea Water? This unique water is not filtered or sourced from just any ordinary place. In fact, every single drop fo Waiakea Water is filtered through 14,000 feet of a volcanic rock located at the Mauna Loa volcano. That’s right. Waiakea Water is pure Hawaii volcanic water. So what is the benefit of such a water? Well, because of the unique filtering process, Waiakea Water has a PH level which is much less acidic than their competitors. The result is one of the most alkaline water than you can buy. And that means better water for your body.

As a Hawaiian bottle water company, Waiakea Water is very conscious of the environment. That’s why every bottle of Waiakea Water is completely biodegradable. While other water bottles are designed to remain in the environment for over 1,000 years, a Waiakea Water bottle is designed to break down in about 15 years. So you not only enjoy the healthier water, you can do so while enjoying a healthier environment.

Not one to forget its roots, Waiakea Water likes to give back to the community. So for every bottle purchased, Waiakea Water donates a bottle of water to a community in need in the Hawaiian Islands. To date, Waiakea Water has helped thousands of people have access to tens of thousands of gallons of clean water.

Today, Waiakea Water is gaining popularity. There are already thousands of grocery stores across the United States that offer this unique brand of water direct from the Hawaiian islands. As Waiakea Water continues to expand, more and more people will experience the volcanic water benefits that lead to a happier and healthier lifestyle.

Louis Chenevert: Impacting United Technologies as the CEO

United Technologies has witnessed a massive growth in the past few years, and a lot of this development has been because of the incredible CEO at work there, Louis Chenevert. Chenevert has been instrumental in bringing forth various positive business plans to the company, which has aided their progress in the industry. Today, United Technologies stands as one of the top companies in its field. One of the main reasons why Chenevert proved to be such a brilliant leader to the company was because of the way that he motivates his employees. He was the kind of CEO that pushed his employees to put his best foot forward for the benefit of United Technologies as a whole. By implementing those ideologies, the company saw a lot of development and success.

Chenevert was born in Montreal and went on to earn a degree in management and business. Soon after graduating, he went on to work at General Motors. He worked as a production manager for the company for a considerable amount of time before he decided to switch over to another company known as Pratt and Whitney. He worked as the President of the company for seven years before he decided to once again switch over, this time, to United Technologies. When he first joined the company, he worked at the position of Chief Operating Officer. He stood at this post for two years, and then went on to become the CEO of the company. His time as the CEO of the company was one of the most profitable times for United Technologies. He transformed the company with every endeavor that he took on, and two years later, was promoted to the position of Chairman of the United Technologies.

Chenevert has always been an innovator at heart. The strategies that he implemented for the company were unlike anything that they had done before but were ones that paid off the best. He not only brought a huge amount of success to the company during his time as the CEO but also paved the way for the progress of the company in the future.

The Joy of Youth is in Jeunesse

The Story of the Start

Jeunesse Global is a company that has a beautiful story. Randy Ray and Wendy Lewis are the founders of this company. They had been able to reach success in their own entrepreneurial endeavors, and they decide that they wanted to come out of retirement and start a company. The date that they came out of retirement was 9/9/2009, so they decided to use the number 9 as a symbol for their company. 9 is also a number that represents longevity. Randy Ray and Wendy Lewis wanted to be able to create products that would help others to achieve their health and beauty goals, so they started Jeunesse.

The Genesis of the Products

Randy Ray and Wendy Lewis were able to create an innovative youth enhancement product. They were using the product themselves, and they wanted to be able to present this product to the world. In order to do that, they created Jeunesse. Jeunesse is a company that has the mission to create a positive impact in the world. Jeunesse is able to create this impact by helping people feel invigorated, beautiful, and young. Jeunesse is a company that realizes that great health and youthful vigor help individuals to lead happy and more productive lives.

The YES System

Jeunesse has a collection of youth enhancements products. They called this their YES system. These are products that are combined to help a person feel young from the inside out.

AM/PM

AM/PM are multivitamins that are to be taken in the morning in the evening. They are supplements that are able to enhance a person’s health at all hours of the day. A.M. helps a person to be able to feel revived and rejuvenated in order to start their day off right. The PM supplement is made to help a person to feel calm and relaxed in the evening. These vitamins are infused with minerals as well; they help a person to feel and look their best.

Luminesce

Luminesce is a skincare products that help to restore the youthful radiance of the skin. This is anti-aging skincare that uses exclusive properties and hydrating formulas to help skin to look younger, softer, and smoother.