Girls, Women & Money Conference; Sponsor:National Coalition of Girls’ Schools. Top experts address economic literacy and empowerment for women and girls. Focus on philanthropy, development, economic justice, etc. Sept.21 – 24 Boston. $525 conference fee, workshops extra. Special rates through July 15 -SAVE! Register online: www.edupr.com; call 617-469-6789.
Howard Hughes Medical Institute has selected 48 scientists from 31 institutions as HHMI investigators. The Institute invited over 200 U.S. institutions involved in biomedical research to nominate outstanding scientists for the appointments. The 48 were selected from 430 nominations received. To view a listing of the selected scientists, visit HHMI’s web site.
Duke Children’s Miracle Network and WRAL-FM raised $890,000 in a recent phonathon. The annual event supports all aspects of Duke’s Pediatric Hospital.