Monthly Archives: May 2017
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The Following were honored: Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, Rosa (Rosie) Rios 43rd treasurer of the United States, Ambassador Alice Dear ,Former U.S. Executive Director of the African Development Bank, Wendy Diamond, Social Entrepreneur, Humanitarian and Pet Lifestyle expert. Xian Horn, Disability Advocate ,Founder of Give Beauty Wings and Change blazer, Inc, Mariam Jalabi, Director Representative Office of the Syrian National Coalition. Michael Kimmel ,SUNY Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies at Stony Brook University, Lenora M.Lapidus, Director ,ACLU Women’s rights project. Jessica Neuwirth , founder of Equality Now, Donor Direct Action and ERA Coalition.Alyson Palmer, Artist/Activist, Beth Shipp, Executive Director of LPAC, Emer Timmons, CMO Brightstar Corp, Stacey Tisdale, Financial Journalist ,Author and President and CEO of Mind Money Media Inc. Celeste Warren VP ,Human Resources and Global Diversity and Inclusion Center of Excellence, Merck. Carole Zimmer, Award- Winning journalist and host of “Now What?”. And Carol Evans of Executive Women for Her ,Co-Chairs.
Close to 200 people were in attendance ,some of the most powerful women from around the world were in attendance, and we want to wish Ms Sokol best of look in her new position as the Executive Director for Women e News , after knowing Ms Sokol for 20 years ,I have to say she has what it takes to head an organization on this magnitude and keep it going.
It is started as a studio touring attraction which was originated at Universal’s Hollywood location beginning around 1910s, then later in 1964 when it turned into a huge family amusement park destination, where guests can experience the behind the scenes look of the making of motion pictures and television programs, produced by Universal Studios and occasionally others, and ride the attraction based on world’s favorite feature films and television shows. The popularity of Universal Studios Hollywood had lead Universal to build another parks in Florida and overseas during the following years. Universal parks had not necessary to be built as entertainment studio-theme, other Universal parks (both current and former) can be themed to other experiences, like Universal’s Islands of Adventure, themed to islands of various experiences, Port Avenrua, themed to international countries, Wet ‘n Wild Orlando, themed to a water playground, and Volcano Bay, themed to Polynesian culture.
The theme parks were owned by Seagram through the ownership via Universal Studios.
In 2014, approximately 40.1+million guests visited Universal Studios theme parks, making it the third-largest amusement park operator in the world. It is a major competitor of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, and SeaWorld Entertainment.
Universal Studios theme park in Hollywood was the first Universal Studios theme park to open on July 15, 1964, long after it was originated as a studio tour attraction in 1915, after the Universal original founder, Carl Laemmle opened Universal City.
In 1990, Universal Orlando Resort (formally called Universal Studios Escape) opened to the public in Orlando, Florida, started with Universal Studios Florida. In 1999, Universal Orlando had expanded into a vacation resort, with the opening of Islands of Adventure theme park, a Floridian version of the City Walk district complex, the series of hotels.
See exclusive Pictures of Universal Studios Orlando Florida , as we showcase many rides , Resorts and attractions at Universal Studios Orlando Florida , see more of Universal Studios, Orlando Florida in our World Liberty TV Travel & Tourism Channel by clicking here.
Satya Nadella is Chief Executive Officer of Microsoft. Before being named CEO in February 2014, Nadella held leadership roles in both enterprise and consumer businesses across the company.
Joining Microsoft in 1992, he quickly became known as a leader who could span a breadth of technologies and businesses to transform some of Microsoft’s biggest product offerings.
Most recently, Nadella was executive vice president of Microsoft’s Cloud and Enterprise group. In this role he led the transformation to the cloud infrastructure and services business, which outperformed the market and took share from competition. Previously, Nadella led R&D for the Online Services Division and was vice president of the Microsoft Business Division. Before joining Microsoft, Nadella was a member of the technology staff at Sun Microsystems.
Originally from Hyderabad, India, Nadella lives in Bellevue, Washington. He earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Mangalore University, a master’s degree in computer science from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Chicago. Nadella serves on the board of trustees to Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center as well as the Starbucks Board of Directors. He is married and has three children.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, was a speaker at Microsoft Business Forward in New York City talking about many Products they were debuting including Linked IN Which they bought short time ago, also see Bill gates ,Founder of Microsoft and the World’s Richest man , as well as former CEO Steve Ballamer in our World Liberty TV , Technology Channels by clicking here.
Living boxers heading into the NYSBHOF include Manhattan welterweight Gaspar “El Indio” Ortega (131-39-6, 69 KOs), Yonkers’ world heavyweight title challenger Renaldo “Mr.” Snipes (39-8-1, 22 KOs), Yonkers middleweight Doug “Cobra’ Dewitt (33-8-5, 19 KOs), and “The Bronx Bomber,” world middleweight title challenger Alex Ramos (39-10-2, 24 KOs)
Posthumous participants being inducted are Queens’ former middleweight and light heavyweight world champion Dick Tiger (60-19-3, 27 KOs), Brooklyn/Manhattan light heavyweight world champion Jose “Chegui” Torres (41-3-1, 29 KOs), and Williamsburg’s middleweight world champion, “The Nonpareil” Jack Dempsey (51-4-11, 23 KOs).
Other non-participants heading into the NYSBHOF, along with Bartels and Katz, are Brooklyn/Bronx matchmaker Stan Hoffman and Queens’ International agent Don Majeski.
Posthumous non-participant inductees are Brooklyn boxing historian Hank Kaplan, Long Island cut-man Al Gavin, Bronx referee Arthur Donovan and New York City columnist Dan Parker.
Each inductee will receive a custom-designed belt signifying his induction into the NYSBHOF.
The 2017 inductees were selected by the NYSBHOF nominating committee members: Jack Hirsch, Steve Farhood, Bobby Cassidy, Jr., Randy Gordon, Henry Hascup, Ron McNair, Angelo Prospero and Neil Terens.
See more of 6th Annual New York State Boxing Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony-2017 in World Liberty TV Boxing Channel by Clicking here.