Leadership lessons from PepsiCo’s CEO Indra Nooyi

Growing up in India, Indra Nooyi was expected to lead a conventional life: happily married with kids, taking care of the elders at home, serving as a conservative, obedient wife. Or so she thought. Nooyi now stands as PepsiCo’s C.E.O, overseeing over 260,000 global companies, has been awarded one of Forbes 100 Most Powerful Women…

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Chief Cantrell’s unconventional route to the police force

Meet San Luis Obispo’s Police Chief, Deanna Cantrell. The assumed formality of her position, her job, her firm handshake and her perfectly pressed suit was only contradicted by her welcoming smile and the bright pink SloDoCo pin on her chest. The pin is a small indication of how Cantrell is redefining what it means to…

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What they don’t tell you before the career fair

It’s that time of the quarter again— the chaotic, intimidating event known as the Career Fair has arrived. Whether you are a freshman attempting to dip your toes into the adult world, or a junior feeling the pressure to find a summer internship, here are some not-so obvious tips to help you prepare for a Cal…

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First Black Miss Israel redefines what it means to be a woman

A young Ethiopian girl runs barefoot from poverty into military boots and finally fills the polished, elegant heels of a beauty pageant champion. What seems like the plot of a Hollywood movie is actually the true story of Yityish, “TiTi”, Aynaw. Growing up in the small village of Chahawit, Ethiopia, Aynaw had a challenging childhood.…

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