Confronting Society's Prejudice Toward Female Leadership: 2019 Women Leaders Global Forum
Wednesday, 20 November 2019 Panelist for this session of the 2019 Women Leaders Global Forum in Reykjavik, Iceland, include: Anne-Birgitte Albrectsen, CEO of Plan International and Co-Chair of the Reykjavík Global Forum; Jane Geraghty, CEO, Landor; Hiltrud Werner, Member of the Board of Management, Integrity and Legal affairs, Volkswagen AG; Uzra Zeya, President and CEO, The Alliance for Peacebuilding. Moderated by Michelle Harrison, Global CEO of Public Division, Kantar.
Two beluga whales have been transferred to the world's first open-watersanctuary for the breed in Klettsvik Bay, Iceland. Little White and LittleGrey were previously performing whales in indoor captivity in Shanghai, China,but have been given a new life as part of a historic Sea Life Trustinitiative.
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People feeling stressed by lockdown are being invited to let out their frustrations by recording a scream to be played at a speaker in a remote location in Iceland.The invitation comes from Visit Iceland, who have set up a website at which people can record themselves venting their frustration, with the results then played from one of seven speakers set up around the country.
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With the coronavirus pandemic forcing cancellation of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, actors Will Ferrell and Rachel McAdams hope fans can get their fix by watching their madcap Netflix comedy about a duo from Iceland who compete in the event. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.
A huge day for earnings Thursday saw bleak numbers for European corporate titans including Renault, Volkswagen and Airbus. But drugmaker AstraZeneca sounded a more positive note. Julian Satterthwaite reports.
Maryland has had more than 85,000 cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, and more than 3,000 deaths. Now, HuffPost reports the disease has taken the life of a cherished Maryland ICU doctor. 56-year-old Dr. Joseph Costa was the intensive care unit chief at Mercy Medical Center. He had worked there for 23 years. He dedicated his life and career to caring for the sickest patients. Board of Trustees Head Sister Helen Amos and President/CEO David Maine Mercy Medical Center, Maryland joint statement. Dr. Costa's medical school classmate Dr. Amy Zimmerman said her friend’s death should serve as a reminder of the severity of the virus. This is real. This was a 56-year-old healthy man. He knew how to be careful. He knew how to take good care of himself, and he still passed away from this disease. This could happen to anybody. Dr. Amy Zimmerman, M.D.