Charlie Garland of The Innovation Outlet to be Featured on CUTV News Radio

Anyone can innovate.

— Charlie Garland

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES, July 6, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — Viktor Frankl once said, “Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.” According to Charlie Garland, this quote beautifully encapsulates how to utilize innovation.

Charlie Garland is the founder of The Innovation Outlet, where he helps his clients develop the self-confidence that comes with being able to innovate on their own, with their own intelligence, creativity and resources. Through workshops and consulting, Garland helps people understand what innovation is and removes these limitations to allow them to be more effective innovators.

“Innovation may be the catchword of our day, but really it’s no different than resourcefulness: leveraging existing resources in unique ways to solve problems,” says Garland. “It applies to you as an individual, your relationships, and society – not just business and technology.”

According to Garland, innovation means creating new value for one or more stakeholders through the unique use of available resources. The times demand that we take the resources we have available to us and recontextualize them to find new uses and expressions of those resources.

“People often discuss innovation in a very narrow, limiting way, strictly in the context of technology,” says Garland. “I teach people to not make the mistake of too narrowly defining innovation.”

Garland is the author of the forthcoming Innovation Inspiration, which follows some of the greatest innovation thought leaders and practitioners of our time.

“These individuals are uniquely applying innovation tools and methods to effect great outcomes in business and non-business applications around the world, says Garland. “It’s about the different ways people apply innovation and how to follow in their footsteps. Being an innovator means breaking out of your comfort zone and exploring and discovering new things beyond what you already know. Anyone can innovate.”

CUTV News Radio will feature Charlie Garland in a four-part interview with Jim Masters on July 10th at 1pm EDT and with Doug Llewelyn on July 17th at 1pm EDT.

Listen to the show on BlogTalkRadio.

If you have a question for our guest, call (347) 996-3389.

For more information on The Innovation Outlet, visit http://www.innovationoutlet.biz and http://www.InnovationInspiration.org

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10 Facts you did not know About Anti-Aging

Aging is a factor to every person. Once we are born we get to grow from young age to older age.

KETTERING, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM, July 6, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — There are some changes that we are likely to experience when we age. The changes including aging. Aging comes in all shape. Commonly, aging is associated with wrinkled skin and folds. The skins get to sag as we grow older. Aging normally starts to appear when we are 20. To slow the rate of aging, there are some products majorly creams that reduce the speed of aging. The anti-aging products are so many in the market and here are some of the facts you need to know about these products;
1. Anti-Aging Products have Different Prices
Normally the anti-aging products are categorized and tagged with different prices. The prices are just but the manufacturer’s wish. Many people may think that the most expensive anti-aging products are the best products to use. This is not true at ll. You should not go for the expensive products instead you need to now the products that are best for your skin.
2. Anti-Aging Products are made of Different Ingredients
The anti-aging creams, serums, and lotions are made of, different ingredients. Therefore when purchasing them, you need to be very keen to find out what their ingredients are. Most common ingredient that works best for almost every aging person are the antioxidants, and those with hyaluronic acids. Skins can react differently to these ingredients and it is wise then to know your skin.
3. Why Antioxidant Rich Serum are good
The antioxidant-based products are the best to be used as anti-aging. The reason why this component is very important is that it gives better protection against environmental free radicals. This will in turn keep your skin radiant and very healthy.
4. Early use of Anti-Aging Products is good
The wrinkles and folds that appear as a result of aging normally start to appear at very young age. Therefore using the anti-aging products at early 20 will help to reduce the aging process. The use of anti-aging products should be also consistent, not at one point should one stop to use as the wrinkles may appear more frequent than before.
5. Sunscreen as an Anti-aging Product
When one is exposed to too much sunlight the skin tend to smoke and tan. The smoking and the turning of the skin are the biggest contributors to the development of the wrinkles. Therefore when exposed to the sun it is good to always use sunscreen creams to avoid aging fast. Sunscreen are the best since they provide UV protection unlike some of the anti-aging products.
6. Just a Single Anti-Aging Product is enough
When you are looking for lasting solution to your skin, it is important to be consistent in the use of cream. Hoping from one cream to another will not help rather it has more dangers. When different anti-aging products are mixed their affectivity is lowered. The best thing to do is to identify the best product for your skin and use it consistently. Other products may promise best results but may not work with your skin.
7. Creams and Serums are two Different Things
The two can be used simultaneously. The creams are mainly used to provide skin hydration and nourishment. Creams are used to treat deeper skin as they contain active ingredients. The active ingredients have the ability to interact with the deeper layers of the skin and thus for better results it is good to use them both.
8. Change of Routine on the Use of Anti-Aging
As one ages, the wrinkles and folds becomes more intense. Therefore the frequency of the use of the anti-aging products should as well be increased to counter the increasing risks. The skin may also become used to the product and thus you need to adopt a better product.
9. Botox and Filler Injections
Will these kind of treatment help to reduce aging? It may help to lessen the wrinkles in your face but will not last for long. The Botox procedures are only meant for that time and will not prevent further aging.
10. Application of Anti-aging Products
The application of these product depends on the type of your skin. For the dry skins, it is advisable to apply the cream at night, the same thing for the sensitive skin. For the oily skin, it is good to apply in the morning hours. One needs to know their skin patterns before adopting the use of anti-aging products.
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Creative Startups–Leading Accelerator for the Creative Economy–Goes Global

Application Deadline July 9

The starving artist? So 1990s.”

— Alice Loy

ALBUQUERQUE, NM, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, July 6, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — As the labor market in the United States wrestles with the shift away from traditional manufacturing and service jobs, there is one global sector that outshines the rest. The Creative Economy is growing at an estimated 8% per year, creating high-wage jobs and reinvigorating rust belt regions. When governments reduce their arts budgets, they ignore the 30 million people employed in the creative industries globally. With $2.2 trillion in economic revenues, creatives are no small factor in
the vibrant health of every country worldwide.

Explains CEO and Co-founder of Creative Startups, Alice Loy: “The starving artist is a thing of the past. Just think about our own spending habits, how much more we spend now on Netflix, iTunes, games, eating out, and travel. The Creative Economy will keep growing—we see it in our daily routines.” These changing economic patterns inspired Loy and her co-founder, Tom Aageson, to launch the world’s first startup accelerator dedicated to creative entrepreneurs. “We knew that 50% of creative grads nationwide had tried and failed to start a company. We knew they were digital natives. So, we thought, why not bring these creative entrepreneurs into the startup world and invest in their success?”

The gamble paid off. Since 2014, the nonprofit accelerator has hosted 41 startups that have gone on to raise $9 million in private investment and generate $11 million in new revenues. Most impressively, 90% of their alumni companies are still going strong. Funded by the National Science Foundation and the Kauffman Foundation, Creative Startups has disrupted the accelerator market—currently overrun by tech startups—with their rigorous 8-week course designed by current and former Stanford educators. But alumni don’t just come away with a sterling education; Creative Startups provides them with world-class mentors, angel and venture investors, and a pitch competition where the top three startups split a pool of $50,000 in seed-stage investment.

Cities around the world have contacted Creative Startups inquiring about licensing its accelerator and abbreviated pre-accelerator LABS. Loy says, “It’s been amazing! Peru, Malaysia, Australia, El Salvador, Qatar, and Portugal, are all in the pipeline. Regions everywhere are investing in their Creative Economies—they know that creative entrepreneurs strengthen regional identity and build the jobs of the future.”

Creative Startups Accelerator is ingeniously crafted for startups scaling globally: courses are online for the first 8 weeks with a one-week Deep Dive in the anchor city. The Kuwait Accelerator is unique in that it is hosted in-person and thus startups must either be able to commute or relocate to Kuwait City. Accelerator licensee, Rashid Sultan, Founder and Managing Partner of Messilah Ventures, says he was looking for an extraordinary accelerator and Creative Startups’ was the obvious choice for Kuwait: “In partnering with Creative Startups, we aim to enrich the startup ecosystem in the Gulf by assisting startups to move successfully onto the next stage of business growth.”

Recently published, Creative Startups’ 2016 Impact Report describes the program in full and gives a glimpse into the future of startups. With the graduating founders 70% women or people from minority communities, their companies range from 3D printers of pinball machine accessories to the now famous Meow Wolf, the nation’s largest “explorable art world” whose first angel investor was George R.R. Martin, creator of "Game of Thrones."
Applications for Albuquerque close July 9 and Kuwait July 22.

Justine Moore Luparello
Creative Startups
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Port Stephens set to host an exciting new trail run festival

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In breaking news Port Stephens will host an all new trail running festival in conjunction with the national TreX Cross Triathlon Series.

PORT STEPHENS, NEW SOUTH WALES, AUSTRALIA, July 6, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — In2Adventure have announced the launch of what is described as a trail run festival that is set to delight, challenge and inspire Australia’s trail running fraternity hosted in what is arguably one of Australia’s most iconic and picturesque destinations.

The Tomaree Trail Run Festival, named after the national park in which the event is based, will be hosted in conjunction with TreX, Australia’s national cross triathlon series which includes seven events across the nation this season.

Based on the NSW Mid north coast and just 2.5hrs drive from Sydney, Port Stephens offers a winning combination of beaches, national parklands and rugged coastlines. The location offers the perfect backdrop for the action packed Tomaree Trail Run Festival and TreX Series which takes the traditional form of triathlon and then heads ‘Off Road’ with a thrilling mix of swimming, mountain biking and trail running.
The event is hosted by In2Adventure, the team who brought the ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships to Australia in 2016 and have been hosting specialist off road and adventure events throughout Australia for over ten years. Race Director Simon Lazenby sees the launch of this new trail run festival in Port Stephens as “a significant and exciting addition to an action-packed calendar of off road trail events in 2017/18.”

Proudly supported by the Port Stephens Council, the Tomaree Trail Run Festival will take place on Sunday 17th September following the TreX Cross Triathon Festival on Saturday 16th. It offers a selection of courses including half marathon, 11.5k and 6k distances along with a free Kids Mud Rats run.

The course will also hold some special experiences for athletes as Event Director Robyn Lazenby told us,
“Port Stephens is one of Australia’s natural hidden treasures with its spectacular coastline, beaches, and the beauty of Tomaree National Park. The location represents the perfect setting for a trail running festival as it will challenge participants with a course that includes some of the most diverse and eclectic mix of trails and terrain found anywhere in Australia.”

When asked more about what the course will offer to Australia’s trail running enthusiasts Robyn added,
“The courses start at Race HQ based in beautiful Fingal Bay and will challenge runners with a diverse array of terrain and scenery, from the beauty of Tomaree National Park, to the expansive coastal views from the Tomaree coastal trail, to the challenge of the Samurai Dunes plus a rocky coastal section and then a short run along the awe inspiring white sandy beaches of Fingal Bay.

You might even see one of the many migrating Humpback or Southern Right Whales, or a friendly school of dolphins along the way, like we did earlier this year.”

The course has been designed for runners to experience an eclectic mix of diverse terrain, and physical challenge while having the opportunity to experience some of the most beautiful scenery in Australia in the one spectacular and iconic location. We can’t wait to welcome athletes from across Australia to share this with us.”

The weekend schedule offers a wide range of events for all ages and abilities including the trail run half marathon, 11.5k, 6k and Kids Mud Rats along with the Standard, Sprint, Junior, Teaser and Dirt Kids triathlon events plus a duathlon and aquabike.

One Day Entry Special | First 50 Entries pay only $20!

Entries open at 9am (AEST) on Monday 10th July with an extra special ‘One Day Only Entry Offer’ to launch this exciting new trail run festival. Be one of the first 50 entries on Monday 10th July and enter any Tomaree Trail Run Festival event for just $20!

To find out more go to https://in2adventure.com.au/events/tomaree-trail-run-festival

Proudly Supported by Port Stephens Council

About In2Adventure
In2Adventure are Asia-Pacific’s premier adventure event specialists. With a full calendar of national events scheduled throughout Australia, including adventure races, cross triathlon, XC Mountain Bike, trail runs and corporate events, In2Adventure fully embraces all things ‘off road’ and ‘off the beaten track’ and offers a unique, individual experience for all ages and skill levels. For more information visit In2Adventure here https://in2adventure.com.au/about/

Robyn Lazenby
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Cider Market Research, Competitor Strategy, Industry Trends, Forecast to 2022

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Global Cider Market Information- Source (Apple, Pear, Lime,), Type (Dry Cider, Sweet Cider) and Region – Forecast to 2022

Major Key Players are Bulmer (Scotland), Stella Artois (Belgium), Stella Artois (Belgium), Pimm (England), Carling (England), Rekorderlig (Sweden)”

— Market Research Future

PUNE, MAHARASHTRA, INDIA, July 6, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — Market Research Future published a Half Cooked Research Report (HCRR) on Global Cider Market which is estimated to grow more than 3.5% after 2022

Market Overview

Cider is an alcoholic drink made especially from fruit juices of special varieties of fruits, containing alcohol around 6-8%. Cider is majorly made from apple, which is generally known as hard cider, and pear cider is known as Perry. Ciders originally belong to Europe, but due to increasing globalization cider drinks are famous across the globe. Ciders have fruity and tarty taste, this refreshing taste is driving the market especially during summers.
Among various product line ciders has various application in various alcoholic beverages. Attractive and convenient packaging is one of the driving force for this market. Due to the fruit content in cider, it provides vitamin C and antioxidants on consumption which helps in reducing the risk of heart disease and asthma. The recent trends of brew pubs and bars have boasted the sale of ciders. Globally, Cider market is growing at the rate of 3.5% during 2016 to 2022.

Sample Copy of Report @ https://www.marketresearchfuture.com/sample_request/2544

Competitive Analysis-

• The major key players in Cider market are
• Bulmer (Scotland)
• Stella Artois (Belgium)
• Old Mout (New Zealand)
• Pimm (England)
• Carling (England)
• Rekorderlig (Sweden)
• Kopparberg (Sweden)

The global Cider market is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and rest of the world (ROW). Among these Europe region has the major market share. Emerging markets like India and China have been considered as potential markets for cider due to growing demand for alcoholic drinks.

Access the market data and market information presented through more than 25 market data tables and 25 figures spread over 110 numbers of pages of the project report “Cider Market – Forecast to 2022”

Market Forecast

Globally, there is huge demand for alcoholic drinks, due to increasing trends of pubbing from the younger population has increased the consumption of ciders. Apple and pear ciders are the best sellers among all the fruit ciders, however consumers are now open to taste various fruit flavors & with different combination. Apple cider will dominate the market, however pear ciders will be highest growing segment during the forecasted period. Sparkling ciders has shown huge potential in the market, followed by sweet ciders as it contains antioxidants, phytochemicals such as phenolic, flavonoids, and carotenoids, these healthy dose of nutrients from cider is one of the key driving factors from this market. These factors will play a key role in the growth of cider market at the CAGR of 3.5% during 2016-2022.

Study Objectives of Cider Market:

• In depth analysis of the market’s segments and sub-segments
• To estimate and forecast market size by source, type and region
• To analyses key driving forces which are influencing the market
• Region level market analysis and market estimation of North America, Europe, Asia, and rest of the world (ROW) and their countries
• Value chain analysis & supply chain analysis of the market
• Company profiling of major players in the market
• Competitive strategy analysis and mapping key stakeholders in the market
• Analysis of historical market trends and technologies along with current government regulatory requirements

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Regional Analysis

The Global Cider Market is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and rest of the world (ROW). Among these APAC region will highest growing market, but as cider is largely consumed in European countries, Europe will dominate the market. Canada, U.S., Australia and Japan are the major importers of cider in the world. Emerging markets like India and China have been considered as potential markets for cider due to growing demand for alcoholic drinks in recent years.

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MRFR team have supreme objective to provide the optimum quality market research and intelligence services to our clients. Our market research studies by products, services, technologies, applications, end users, and market players for global, regional, and country level market segments, enable our clients to see more, know more, and do more, which help to answer all their most important questions.

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West Virginia Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Offers a Power Plant Worker or Coal Miner In West Virginia With Mesothelioma on The Spot Access to The Nation's Top Compensation Lawyers

It is attention to detail about how or where the asbestos exposure occurred that creates the best possible mesothelioma compensation results for a diagnosed person in West Virginia ”

— West Virginia Mesothelioma Victims Center

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA, July 6, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — The West Virginia Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "We offer on the spot access to some of the nation's most capable, skilled and experienced mesothelioma attorneys for a person who has recently been diagnosed with mesothelioma in West Virginia-especially if they are a power plant worker or a coal miner. As we would like to explain anytime at 800-714-0303 the best mesothelioma compensation only happens if the person with this rare form of cancer has the most qualified legal team assisting them.

"Our number one goal is the best possible mesothelioma financial compensation for a person in West Virginia with this rare cancer caused by asbestos exposure. Why settle for less?" http://WestVirginia.MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com

The Center fears that most of the time a person with mesothelioma in West Virginia or their family will act impulsively when it comes to hiring a lawyer. What the diagnosed person in West Virginia or their family may not realize is–some of the nation's top mesothelioma attorneys will provide them with a no obligation detailed mesothelioma compensation evaluation and the attorneys will spend the time walking the diagnosed person through the financial compensation process. The incredibly skilled mesothelioma attorneys the Center recommends will also do everything possible to determine how or where the person with mesothelioma was exposed to asbestos.

A power plant worker or coal miner with mesothelioma in West Virginia may have been exposed to asbestos in more than one state. It is attention to detail about how or where the asbestos exposure occurred that creates the best possible mesothelioma compensation results for a diagnosed person as the West Virginia Mesothelioma Victims Center would like to discuss anytime at 800-714-0303.

The West Virginia Mesothelioma Victims Center wants to emphasize their unsurpassed free services are available statewide to a diagnosed victim in any community in the Mountain State including Wheeling, Morgantown, Martinsburg, Charleston, Huntington, and Fairmont. http://WestVirginia.MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com

The West Virginia Mesothelioma Victims Center is also incredibly focused on making certain a diagnosed victim in the Mountain State has the best treatment options. Two of the better options for diagnosed victims in West Virginia include the Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center in Morgantown, or the University of Pittsburgh’s Cancer Institute:

* The Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center Morgantown, West Virginia :http://www.wvucancer.org/.#sthash.lf6xcXiQ.dpuf

* The University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: http://upci.upmc.edu/

The average age for a diagnosed victim of mesothelioma is 72 years old. Frequently victims of mesothelioma are initially misdiagnosed with pneumonia. This year between 2500, and 3000 US citizens will be diagnosed with mesothelioma. Mesothelioma is attributable to exposure to asbestos.

The states indicated with the highest incidence of mesothelioma include Maine, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Virginia, Michigan, Illinois, Minnesota, Louisiana, Washington, and Oregon.

For more information about mesothelioma please refer to the National Institutes of Health’s web site related to this rare form of cancer: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/mesothelioma.html

Michael Thomas
West Virginia Mesothelioma Victims Center
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Arkansas Corporate Whistleblower Center Now Urges an Employee of a Federal Contractor in Arkansas to Call About Rewards If Their Employer Is Falsely Claiming to be Minority Owned

If you work for a company that is falsely claiming to be a minority or woman owned business in Arkansas to get an unfair advantage on federal jobs or federal contract bidding-please call us ”

— Arkansas Corporate Whistleblower Center

WASHINGTON, DC, USA, July 6, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — The Arkansas Corporate Whistleblower Center says, “We are urging an employee of an Arkansas based federal contractor to call us anytime at 866-714-6466 if their employer is falsely claiming to be a woman or minority owned business. As we would like to discuss anytime the rewards for this type of information can be very significant. We are talking about any type of company in Arkansas doing work for the federal government including road builders, defense contractors, a company doing clean-up work for the EPA, a GSA contract, or a company providing services to the Department of Agriculture." http://Arkansas.CorporateWhistleblower.Com

The Center believes that many companies misrepresent the nature of their ownership structure to gain an extremely unfair advantage when bidding for lucrative federal contracts. As an example, the US Department of Transportation mandates that 10% of federal highway jobs go to a minority or woman owned business.

The Arkansas Corporate Whistleblower Center is saying, "If a white male appoints his wife as President of a company providing services to a EPA Super Fund Site in Arkansas-it’s wrong-if she does not actually run the company. The federal bidding system designed to assist minority or women owned businesses obtain federal work contracts is very easy to manipulate. The company could be based anywhere in Arkansas such as Little Rock, Fort Smith, Fayetteville, Springdale, Jonesboro, or Pine Bluff.

“If you work for a company that is falsely claiming to be a minority or woman owned business in Arkansas to get an unfair competitive advantage on federal jobs or federal contract bidding-please call us anytime at 866-714-6466 and let’s explore the reward possibilities. Why sit on a potentially winning lotto ticket without ever knowing what it could have been worth?" http://Arkansas.CorporateWhistleblower.Com

Simple rules for a whistleblower from the Arkansas Corporate Whistleblower Center: Do not go to the government first if you are a potential whistleblower with substantial proof of wrongdoing. The Arkansas Corporate Whistleblower Center says, “Major whistleblowers frequently go to the government thinking they will help. It’s a huge mistake. Do not go to the news media with your whistleblower information. Public revelation of a whistleblower’s information could destroy any prospect for a reward. Do not try to force a company/employer or individual to come clean about significant Medicare fraud, overbilling the federal government for services never rendered, multi-million-dollar state or federal tax evasion, or an Arkansas based company falsely claiming to be a minority owned business to get preferential treatment on federal or state projects. Come to us first, tell us what type of information you have, and if we think it’s sufficient, we will help you with a focus on you getting rewarded.

Unlike any group in the US the Corporate Whistleblower Center can assist a potential whistleblower with packaging or building out their information to potentially increase the reward potential. They will also provide the whistleblower with access to some of the most skilled whistleblower attorneys in the nation. For more information a possible whistleblower with substantial proof of wrongdoing in Arkansas can contact the Whistleblower Center at 866-714-6466 or contact them via their website at http://Arkansas.CorporateWhistleBlower.Com.

Thomas Martin
Arkansas Corporate Whistleblower Center
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Nominations for Theatre Awards Deadline Extended

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The ICWP 50/50 Applause Awards for Gender Parity in Theatre has extended the nominations deadline to 10 July

It is important and necessary that theatre reflects the imagination of female dramatists and that professional theatres use their resources equally to support playwriting as a career for women.”

— Patricia L. Morin

NEW YORK, USA, July 5, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — (The World) – The International Centre for Women Playwrights (ICWP) is proud to sponsor the sixth annual 50/50 Applause Award, celebrating theatres which achieved gender parity among their produced playwrights within the past theatre season.

Research in the UK, France, Canada, Australia and the USA, in the last decade, has revealed the lack of equal representation of female playwrights on professional theatre stages. A typical ratio of male to female playwrights is 2:1 Many theatre companies have committed to take action and demonstrate gender equity in their programming.

Patricia L. Morin, Co-chair of the 50/50 Applause Awards Committee, said, "We applaud theatre companies that produce works by women at least half the time. Theatres like the Royal Court Theatre, London, UK, the HERE Art Centre New York, the Peridot Theatre, Victoria, Australia and the Prairie Theatre Exchange in Manitoba, Canada are showing the way. It is important and necessary that theatre reflects the imagination of female dramatists and that professional theatres use their resources equally to support playwriting as a career for women. We have had reports from theatres that having a 50/50 Applause Award has added weight to their successful applications for funding."

Anyone may nominate eligible theatres, including members of the public, ICWP Members, artistic directors and other theatre employees. This year's nomination form will remain open until 10 July, 2017 on the ICWP website, http://www.womenplaywrights.org where you will also find links to videos, press releases, and news.

The full guidelines are available at http://www.womenplaywrights.org/award. Please contact us if you need translation assistance.

For more about the awards history and previous recipients, go to http://womenplaywrights.org/50-50-Awards-History

ABOUT ICWP

Established in 1989, The International Centre for Women Playwrights promotes and supports women playwrights. We aim to help achieve a fair representation of the female imagination on the world’s stages. ICWP provides a place for peer support, knowledge-sharing, and play publication. It is our goal to see more gender equity in professional theatres and for women playwrights to sustain careers as dramatists. When female dramatists are no longer discriminated against, we will no longer need to exist. We work for that day!

Patricia L. Morin
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Skyview Ventures Invests in Kangarootime Inc

Skyview Ventures LLC is excited to announce its investment in the Seed Round of Kangarootime alongside Mucker Capital and Tech Coast Angels.

We are looking forward to partnering with Scott Wayman and the Kangarootime team…We see Kangarootime both growing the market and taking share.”

— Matt Thompson, Skyview Ventures LLC

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, July 5, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — Skyview Ventures LLC is excited to announce its investment in the Seed Round of Kangarootime. Kangarootime is a leading provider of cloud-based software solutions for early learning centers. The Kangarootime suite of products allows childcare centers and other educational centers to digitize their operations. The Kangarootime suite allows parents to check their children in and out of the center, pay tuition electronically, view and share photos, complete student paperwork and interact with teachers. The tool also helps childcare centers manage their compliance issues, improve staffing oversight, and increase and automate revenue and collections.

This investment in Kangarootime will go to help accelerate their growth into new school organizations in the United States and abroad. Skyview Ventures is investing alongside Mucker Capital and Tech Coast Angels in this round.

Skyview Ventures has relevant experience in the mobile, EdTech and cloud-based software segments through previous investments in NewPace, Headsprout, Mimio, LSSiData, and Syncplicity.

Scott Wayman, Kangarootime CEO, says, “We are very excited to have Skyview Ventures participate in this round. Skyview brings a lot of relevant financial, technical, and operating experience. We are building the first cloud-based enterprise-capable platform for early education, and having the operating expertise of Skyview behind us is an invaluable asset. Another appeal of teaming up with Skyview was that their team consists of real entrepreneurs. As we work with the large franchise businesses in early childhood education, having former operators like Skyview in our corner is a real asset.”

Matt Thompson, Skyview Ventures LLC Senior Vice President says, “We are looking forward to partnering with Scott Wayman and the Kangarootime team. We first met Scott at the Founders Institute pitch session two years ago and have been impressed with his progress. Early education and day-camps are sectors ripe for digital disruption. As a parent, I am tired of all of the duplicative paper forms. We see Kangarootime both growing the market and taking share.”

Chris Aye, Skyview Capital COO, says “We are excited to help Kangarootime on their journey. They have a great foundation and this additional capital will help them scale the business.”

About Skyview Ventures LLC
Skyview Ventures LLC is a wholly-owned division of Skyview Capital LLC. Skyview Ventures partners with entrepreneurs in Southern California who are developing disruptive technologies. Skyview Ventures invests in early stage businesses, where the team can leverage industry experience and its vast relationships. Current areas of focus include Digital Media, IoT, Augmented and Virtual Reality, Telecom and Software, Social Media, Fintech, HealthTech and Biotech. Skyview Ventures is based in Los Angeles, California. www.skyviewcapital.com/ventures

About Skyview Capital, LLC
Skyview Capital is a global private investment firm headquartered in Los Angeles, California, which specializes in the acquisition and management of mission critical enterprises in the areas of technology, telecommunications, business services and manufacturing. By leveraging its operational resources and financial acumen, Skyview systematically enhances the long-term sustainable value of the businesses it acquires. To date, Skyview has successfully completed more than 25 transactions within its target market verticals. Visit www.skyviewcapital.com.

About Kangarootime, Inc.
Kangarootime is a leader in the education software market and is based in Long Beach, California. Kangarootime provides a suite of software tools including Tuition Collection Manager, Child Checkin and Checkout, Messaging and Picture Sharing and Employee Management. Kangarootime serves preschool, elementary school, elder care, and day-camp market segments.

Matt Thompson
Skyview Ventures
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Best model to predict cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma metastasis?

SKIN: The Journal of Cutaneous Medicine(TM), Development of metastatic risk model for cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma

In the southern half of the United States, metastatic cSCC is estimated to have a higher mortality than melanoma thus demonstrating the importance of identifying these high risk tumors early”

— Scott W. Fosko, M.D.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA, July 5, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — Cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (cSCC) is the most skin common cancer capable of metastasis, striking over 500,000 Americans and killing over 3,000 each year making it important to identify those at highest risk for more definitive treatment and careful follow up.

A new article published today in SKIN: The Journal of Cutaneous Medicine(TM) explores different statistical approaches to predict cSCC metastasis.

Until now, it has been difficult to identify persons at higher risk for metastasis. This model helps physicians better identify cSCC patients who are at an increased risk and require closer follow-up and further care.

Scott W. Fosko, M.D., of the Department of Dermatology at Mayo Clinic and coauthors used three statistical approaches: multivariable logistic regression, pattern classification, and sum score method to predict cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma metastasis. The pattern classification model was found to be the most accurate and that the sum score method subtype with a factor greater than 2 had a lower sensitivity, but may be easier to use in clinical practice.

“In the southern half of the United States, metastatic cSCC is estimated to have a higher mortality than melanoma thus demonstrating the importance of identifying these high risk tumors early” reported Fosko and colleagues in this study.

SKIN: The Journal of Cutaneous Medicine(TM) is a peer-reviewed online medical journal that is the official journal of The National Society for Cutaneous Medicine. The mission of SKIN is to provide an enhanced and accelerated route to disseminate new dermatologic knowledge for all aspects of cutaneous disease.

For more details please visit www.jofskin.org or contact jofskin@gmail.com.

Editors Note: Please see the article for additional information, including other authors, author contributions and affiliations, financial disclosures, funding and support, etc.

Link to article

(DOI: 10.25251/skin.1.1.1)

Brandon T. Beal, M.D.
Dermatology & Plastic Surgery Institute, Cleveland Clinic
bealb@ccf.org
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