Whitney Wolfe has captured the attention of a lot of magazines over the years. She would become someone that manage to gain a lot of pain because she moved beyond the sexual harassment struggle that many women were experienced. While there were others in various companies that have not been able to bounce back after sexual harassment, Whitney Wolfe has shown that she would not be a victim that stood silent. This is why she has made it to one of the Time magazine’s most 100 influential people.
Long before there was ever any talk of a hashtag movement that was connected to sexual harassment Whitney Wolfe would bring forth a lawsuit and showing that she was not going to take this type of aggression towards her in the workplace. She would actually use this fear that her co-worker try to instill in her at Tinder as fuel to start her own company called Bumble.
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Now Whitney Wolfe has branched out with other components of Bumble that include Bumble BFF and Bumble Bizz. She is networking and building partnerships, and this has all been done before the age of 30. People are going to hear a lot more from Whitney Wolfe, but it is very possible that they would have never heard anything at all if she would have taking a backseat to app development after her lawsuit with Tinder.
She could have easily become a victim that would have failed to have her voice heard, but she did not remain silent. She did not cower and get in a position where she did not let her voice be heard in the workplace. Now her ideas making away to apps to help women facing these issues.
It would be easy for her to see this because she knew about this type of experience first-hand. The problem that many women have when they see these types of things is that they do not know what to do about it. What Whitney Wolfe would do would be the thing that would make her stand out the most. With the development of an app that allowed women to make the first move it was obvious that Whitney Wolfe was taking a chance at doing something that people were not accustomed to. She wanted to shake things up, and her brave heart and out of the box dating app concept gave her an edge.
Highland Capital Management has been highly supportive of the George W. Bush Presidential Center since it was established in 2013. They had given $5 million over the past five years in order to help support its mission. On January 9, 2018, they announced that they were establishing a $10 million endowment fund dedicated for this center. The money will be used to sustain this center’s public programs. They also became a presenting sponsor of a new program called “Engage at the Bush Center, Presented by Highland Capital Management”. This program will bring distinguished people to the Bush Presidential Center such as celebrated authors, newsmakers, and thought leaders who will provide lectures and direct discussions. Visit hcp.com to know more.
The chief executive officer of Highland Capital Management, Jim Dondero, stated that he and his team gladly support the Bush Presidential Center and its mission to foster national dialog about policy issues. It was also announced that he would be joining its Executive Advisory Council where he would help direct this center in the future.
Many well-known people have spoken at previous Engage events. This includes Lorne Michaels, Dr. Condoleezza Rice, and Christopher Jackson who was once a cast member of Hamilton. Both of George Bush’s daughters have also had spoken as part of this series as has General Michael Hayden who used to head the CIA and also the NSA. Bono of U2 fame is also slated to soon do a speaking event at the Bush Presidential Center. To attend events like this it costs $19 and members get in for free. Read more about Highland Capital at prnewswire.com.
The first event that Highland Capital Management will be sponsoring is one that will have former Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s son, Christopher Scalia. He will talk about his father’s life and his writings, some of which were very humorous in nature. This will be followed by a discussion between a panel of experts. They will be discussing the state of today’s media and what one of the founding fathers, James Madison, would likely have thought about it. James Madison was the architect of the first amendment which guarantees the right to free speech in the United States. One of the panel experts will be Jeffrey Rosen who is recognized as an expert on James Madison and who is also the chief executive officer of the Bush Presidential Center. Joining him will be Amy Mitchell, another recognized Madison expert, and Mike Wilson who edits the Dallas Morning News.