Waiakea Water: on a Mission to Save the World

Have you ever imagined what it would be like to not be able to easily take a warm shower or get a drink or water? Sadly, that is a major struggle people in many parts of the world face; more than 650 billion people, worldwide, do not have access to clean water and 37% of those people live in Sub-Saharan Africa. As a result of dirty water, every 20 seconds, a child dies. Waiakea water plans to change that. For every liter of Waiakea water purchased, they will donate a week’s worth of clean water to Africa and other places throughout the world.

Waiakea partnered with Pump Aid, in part, because they focused some of their efforts on Malawi. In Malawi, water consumption is a mere 15-20 liters per day; to put that into perspective, the average American uses over 660 liters of water per day. In Malawi, the leading cause of death in children under 5 and the second leading cause of death in adults is the lack of clean water and poor sanitation.

Pump Aid has installed more than 4,230 water pumps, helping more than 480,000 people, in Malawi alone. Overall, throughout the world, Pump Aid has installed enough pumps to help more than 1.35 million people have clean water and basic sanitation. Together, Waiakea and Pump Aid want to expand their efforts through Sub-Saharan Africa.

Waiakea’s water is filtered through roughly 14,000 feet of porous volcanic rock. This filtration process gives their water a unique blend of life-sustaining minerals. Waiakea’s water is found more than 2,400 miles from the nearest industrial land mass and is surrounded by 10 million square miles of ocean. The water comes from snowmelt and rain from Mauna-Loa, an active volcano and one of the purest environments on the face of the Earth.

Waiakea holds the resources the land has to offer in high regard. Therefore, they hold their sustainability efforts in utmost importance. One thing the company does is use 100% recycled polyethylene terephthalate (RPET) to make their water bottles. RPET is post-consumer recycled plastic and has environmental advantages that, when compared to virgin plastic bottles, include: using 85% less energy to manufacture, reduces carbon emissions by more than 90%, and uses 90% less water.

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Kate Hudson’s Fabletics Making Trouble for the Retail Giant Amazon

Amazon has been so far ahead in the fashion e-commerce market that they are not too concerned when there is some excitement about another clothing retailer making a run at their top spot. The reason for the comfortable feeling is partly because they are already making 20 percent of the sales in a market where thousands are trying to get the attention of those same customers. It appears that Kate Hudson’s Fabletics might be making a little trouble for Amazon as the year unfolds. In three short years, Kate Hudson’s Fabletics has been able to sell $250 million in their women’s workout apparel.


If you want to find out how this company was able to explode on to the scene, we just have to talk with Hudson and get those answers. She says that the real secret to the growing success of her athleisure brand has to do with her sales process of reverse showrooming combined with her diverse membership rewards. We start this quest to discover the success of Fabletics by going to their retail stores at the mall. These stores are full of women who are trying on all those pieces of active-wear, window-shopping for the latest in workout clothing, even taking the Fabletics lifestyle quiz so they can unlock even more membership perks.


To really be a force in the fashion e-commerce market, you need to really have a unique sales approach driving those sales. Here is where Kate Hudson’s Fabletics is grabbing the active-wear niche and making a serious run for the top of the market. Each time a member is shopping inside the Fabletics mall stores and tries any of the clothing on, it will be uploaded to their online account. When these women find time to shop, what they will discover is those pieces of workout apparel are now sitting inside their shopping carts. Not only does this make shopping easier, these women are free to shop on impulse since they know everything will fit.


The membership rewards just keep coming at Kate Hudson’s Fabletics, where these shoppers also get free online shipping, a Fabletics personal shopper, and savings on all the active-wear throughout the site. This is not your ordinary workout apparel shopping experience, and the sales numbers do not lie about how popular Kate Hudson’s Fabletics has become in their chase to make some serious trouble for the retail giant Amazon.

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Patty Rocklage Gives Back To Her Community And Makes A Positive Difference

Patty Rocklage has accumulated in excess of twenty years of experience as a licensed psychotherapist. Her work with her clients in the Boston metropolitan area has been responsible for helping them overcome the struggles they are facing. Her style is both inviting and warm and places her clients at ease.

This enables them to place their focus on the changes that require their implementation. Patty Rocklage offers counseling concerning families and marriage to individuals, couples and families to give them the ability to successfully face their challenges.

Patty attended the University of Southern California and graduated in 1981 with a degree in psychology. Her license gives her the ability to practice psychotherapy throughout the state of Massachusetts. During the many years she has worked as a psychotherapist she has gained knowledge, invaluable skills, and experience in building teams, teaching, public speaking, and coaching.

Her skill set is unique to the industry and infused with warmth. This is how she has helped so many clients achieve the personal growth they desired.

Patty Rocklage is a firm believer in her communities importance and participates in numerous community outreach activities. She is dedicated to giving back as much as she can to her community.

Her husband is Dr. Scott Rocklage and together they gave the chemistry department at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology a major gift in 2016. Their gift enabled the university to perform renovations on the nanotechnology and nanochemistry lab. The lab is used by Lester Wolfe who is the chemistry professor.

Dr. Scott Rocklage graduated from the university with a Ph.D. in chemistry. The couple live in Sudbury, Massachusetts and Patty Rocklage has built a reputation making her highly regarded and well known.

She is one of the volunteers for the Sudanese Education Fund whose focus is helping individuals who came from Southern Sudan and have moved to Massachusetts find good jobs and achieve educational and financial stability.

Patty is accomplished as a psychotherapist and believes in establishing meaningful connections with her clients. She understands the sensitive natures involved with her clients struggles, maintains the confidentiality they have trusted her with, and helps them in every way possible.

Whitney Wolfe Expands Bumble

Whitney Wolfe the founder and CEO of Bumble App has taken the notch even higher. She has decided to open a trendy physical space in New York in the near future. The pop-up location will be called Hive and it will be installed for a month to allow physical dates. The people who only chatted using Bumble App will now have a chance to finally met. The Hive is open for all people to hang out, soak and relax in the Bumble Brand.

The Hive
The establishment of a physical location is the dating App’s attempt to formalize the community formed by the App over the years. Although in the past dating Apps are considered taboo by many people, Bumble has proven different for it’s not only used for dating but also for friendship and career purposes. In an interview, Whitney Wolfe indicated that the App is something that people are proud to be associated with. The App will also use the physical meetings to expand to Bumble Bizz, which refers to the attempt of the App to expand to business related purposes. The extension will focus on professional advancement, as when people of similar career meet they are able to sort problems that are rampant in their various fields.

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The Hive will be open all around the week for couples to meet and friends to stop by. The site will also have events that are focused on female entrepreneurship and relationships among other topics. Forbes will host a mentor section that will allow people to mingle. Drybar will also hold style sessions.

About Whitney Wolfe
Focus and determination are Whitney Wolfe’s middle names. She thrives in excellence. Whitney Wolfe has been named top thirty under 30 in many lists, among them Forbes and Business Insider. Albeit Whitney Wolfe is young, she focuses on settling the female issues in the society.

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Madison Street Capital’s Positive Reputation Won’t Stop Growing

Madison Street Capital reputation is on the increase by impressing all aspects of the business industry. They specialize in providing expert financial advice to a variety of businesses and their employees all over the globe. Madison Street Capital was co-founded by Anthony Marsala, who won the 40 Under Forty award from the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts. He’s been showing success in the industry for over 14 years accompanied by a Masters Degree.


In the summer of 2016 MSC received multiple awards that applauded their efforts with mergers, admirable financing, and acquisition or restructuring deals. January of 2017, in competition against over 200 other companies, they were awarded the Turnaround Award which praises their success in restructuring deal valued below a whopping $25 million dollars. In the early portion of 2017 MSC had the opportunity to assist with merging DCG Software Value and The Spitfire Group. They will be working together to help improve a variety of software support and analysis assistance. Shortly thereafter they were appointed the sole advisor for ARES Security Corporation to assist with an expenditure related to subordinated debt and minority recapitalization.


MSC also values the wellbeing of people around the globe; in 2011 they donated a considerable amount of funds towards the disasters caused by weather on the Eastern and Midwestern portion of the US. Their funds were mostly contributed to responsible nonprofits like the American Red Cross and United Way.


MSC has been working with a variety of industries providing expert advice and guidance since 2005. Through years of hard work and determination, they have come to understand the unique needs and demands of each individual client. They service their clients as a middle market investment banking firm and have the ability to provide financing options, valuation for financial reporting, business valuations, and corporate advice.


MSC has proven they have what it takes to provide the finest merger and acquisition advisory services available. Their first step in providing first-class service is by taking the time to truly understand the value of the company they will be working with. By taking time out to understand their client they are better able to create an accurate definition of the company’s current state and all the future opportunities that will lay ahead.


Offices are located in North America, Africa, and Asia; this allows MSC to provide valuation services both domestically and internationally. They are well versed in independence as well, which sets them far apart from other businesses in their industry.


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Cotemar Provides Optimum Petroleum Drilling Services

Cotemar is a subcontractor for multinational petroleum corporations, employing personnel in verticals as diverse as food service and housing, and other services tailored towards their contractors needs. In addition to their human capital, they also provide seagoing vessels to improve the efficiency of their partners, like diving and cleaning ships.

Employment estimates are season, but traditionally Cotemar is a mid-to-large sized company, with 5000+ employees. Cotemar’s fleet includes stationary rigs for offshore drilling and the improvements thereof, transportation to and from these locations, as well as cleaning services.

As such, Cotemar is a private contractor of the Pemex Corporation, a Mexican state-run consolidated oil enterprise. In addition to a bevy of employment options for blue collar jobs, Cotemar offers both skilled architectural and white collar jobs, like financial assistant and human capital resources. Employees in middle management report a good outlook for their firm, and traditionally approve of the management’s choices.

While Cotemar is less known outside of Mexico, it is competitive and comparable in size and scale to many well-known firms within the industry, such as Valero and Chesapeake Energy. Like most multinational companies, Cotemar follows a strict code of ethics and corporate responsibility tenets, as well as philanthropic outreach within the locale which Cotemar resides. Learn more about Cotemar: http://www.empleo.cotemar.com.mx/ and http://cotemar.com.mx/compania/historia-cotemar/

According to employee reports, compensation packages are commensurate or higher with positions offered elsewhere in Mexico, with a lower cost of living. Cotemar representatives are available at worldwide conferences to do discuss subcontracting needs for the petroleum engineering industry, or their need for new employees searching for work in the field.

All in all, Cotemar is a subcontractor that does it all, from constructing entire drilling platforms and then providing continuous care of these facilities, as well as employees to maintain and service the rigs once built. Cotemar takes care of resupply chains, emergency services, repairs and every aspect of each project’s individualized needs. As such, it is a turnkey operation division of the large Pemex corporation, despite not being directly affiliated.

Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund: Advocating for Civil, Migrant, and Human Rights

On October 18, 2007, Jim and Michael were arrested by Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.

The two are the Phoenix New Times and Village Voice Media co-founders. Sheriff Arpaio arrested them in the middle of the night and detained for bringing to light the existence of grand jury proceedings seeking reporters’ notes on articles covering the sheriff.

Additionally, subpoenas were demanding the identity of citizens who read stories about the sheriff on New Times. The two journalists sued the county and won their case at the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

They were awarded a $3.75 million settlement which they have set aside to fund migrants’ rights organizations in Arizona through their fund, the Lacey, and Larkin Frontera Fund.

Justice for Immigrants & Families Project (JIF)

One of the organizations funded by the Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund is the Justice for Immigrants & Families Project (JIF). This organization is a project of the Phoenix Legal Action Network which is made up of pro bono attorneys who offer their services to protect the rights of immigrants, racial minorities, women, the LGBTQ+ community, and religious minorities.

They do so by advocating for freedom of speech, criminal justice reform, police accountability and voting rights. Learn more about Jim Larkin: http://www.laceyandlarkinfronterafund.org/5-smart-ways-people-and-places-are-resisting-trumps-immigration-policies/

JIF is committed to providing immigrants with legal services because the presence of a lawyer more often than not results in a dispositive outcome in immigration cases. This is pegged on the fact that the chances of a non-detained immigrant winning relief from deportation go up by five times if he/she has access to attorney services.

Before its formation, there was no organization offering free legal services to non-detained immigrants in Maricopa County, Arizona. The formation of JIF is timely given the heightened implementation of the latest Executive Orders on immigration by the Trump administration.

Services Offered by JIF

Given that Arizona hosts up to 325,000 undocumented individuals, JIF provides and promotes access to justice for immigrants in Maricopa County. The aim and goal of the organization are ensuring that the immigration status of an individual is not a hindrance to their access to social and economic opportunities. The organization does this by offering various services. Read more: Phoenix New Time and Village Voice Media | Wikipedia

It represents immigrants in removal proceedings by referring their cases to pro bono lawyers and also conducts group workshops and “know your rights” orientation sessions for these individuals.

Additionally, JIF provides immigrants with legal consultations and gives them access to self-help legal guides.

Doe Deere Does Morning Right

Doe Deere is a highly successful female entrepreneur who was able to start her dream business. Doe Deere immigrated to the United States from Russia when she was a teenager. Doe Deere knew that she wanted to get into fashion, so she started her own clothing line after she graduated college. Deere was able to model her clothes and she made good sales on eBay. Deere realized that there was something more that she wanted to do. Since she was always into makeup, Deere started to mix and match makeup to create her own bright and pigmented colors. Doe Deere got encouragement from many people to start her own makeup line. Deere was able to to start Lime Crime cosmetics with a very small budget.


Now, Lime Crime cosmetics is one of the most popular cosmetic lines, and Doe Deere is a huge success in the makeup industry and beyond. Doe Deere talked to Savoir Flair about her morning routine. Since a morning routine has a huge impact on a person’s daily life, Doe Deere tries to keep a healthy morning routine for herself. Doe Deere generally wakes up at 8:30 every day without an alarm clock. It is a pattern that she has set for herself.


Doe Deere is an individual who does not like to exercise much, but she makes it a habit to do her stretches every morning before she starts her day. After she does her stretches, Deere goes into her kitchen to contemplate her morning. Deere makes herself breakfast which generally includes hot cereal, yogurt and some fruit. Doe Deere tries to lay off of her electronic devices during the first part of her morning, but because she is a businesswoman, at times there are things that she has to check up on.


Doe Deere next goes to wash her face and sh does her makeup. Deere generally uses a mixture of her favorite cleansers and moisturizers to get her face ready to put on her makeup. The makeup application is her favorite part of the day. It is the only time when she can spend time alone and take care of her face. After finishing her makeup, Doe Deere gets ready to go to work. Generally, Doe Deere walks into work in the afternoon, and she has meetings with her team. Deere has been able to establish an incredible relaxing routine for herself because she worked hard to get her business to a place where it can move on its own.


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Cotemar – the Best Service and Product Provider to Gas and Oil Companies in Mexico

Cotemar S.A is an important company based in Mexico and focuses on providing products and services to Oil and Gas industry. The company is committed to generating new business opportunities and integration of people talents. Cotemar was started in 1979 and is headquartered in Ciudad Carmen Campeche, Mexico.


Among the services provided by Cotemar Company are offshore maintenance, offshore construction, using specialized vessels, and providing quality safety services. The company provides services under three broad categories.


The first category is in construction, maintenance of modern developments. The company tries to be innovative according to the client’s needs. They do offshore installations right from initiation to commissioning of the projects.


Secondly, Cotemar Company provides Specialized Marine Support Boats that offer transportation of personnel and light materials. They also transport Oil and liquids extracted from platforms. Their firefighting vessels and tow ships transport large structures that are needed for exploitation of hydrocarbons. These vessels are installed with inspection and monitoring gadgets and personnel so as to ensure maximum safety.


The third category of service provided by Cotemar is Food and Lodging Services in the ships, boats and all platforms they provide. In each stateroom of the platforms, services of food preparation, laundry, and ironing are provided.


Cotemar conducts all its marine operations within strict regulatory and management control. The company is ISO certified and ensures quality management of the products and services they offer. The company procures from the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) therefore maintaining high standards.


The company adheres to the international code of protection of Ships and port facilities, which is a requirement by all maritime organizations for establishing a cooperation framework for detecting threats so that they take preventive measures.


Working for Cotemar is golden lifetime chance. The company recognizes that its employees are human beings and treat them with respect. The company values integrity and innovation. They give employees a chance to express their views and give insights on how to advance.


Cotemar offers a lifetime opportunity of spending in the water enjoying every day’s breeze.  The employees are given time to relax and have a scenic view of the ocean and the natural world. The company recruits people with best skills without any discrimination. They take care of all the medical checkups before some are recruited.


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Securus Technologies – Leading Inmate Communications Company

Securus Technologies is a leading provider of criminal justice and civil technology solutions. It is geared towards creating a safe environment and communications services for correctional facility staff and inmates. They are stationed in Dallas, Texas but have several regional offices in Texas and Georgia. They have many other offices located throughout North America.  The company was founded in 1986 and employs approximately 1,000 people. They hold approximately 2,600 contracts and have recently announced that they have invested more than $600 million in technology, patents and certain acquisitions within several years. Their Managed Access Solutions, which is a system that controls contraband cell phones, has received the approval of more than five Department of Corrections facilities. They currently partnered with Harris Corporation in July of 2016 to announce “Cell Defender” technology.


There have been a lot of formal letters and email communications that have represented the company in a positive light. It has helped keep society, inmates and their families safer, by providing top of the line secure technology that has helped solve many mysteries within prison doors. Many officials are able to utilize the information that is received from the company and obtain necessary details within each case. It has also helped keep the lines of communication open between inmates and their family members, which can pose as an important part of being incarcerated. Securus Technologies is proud to provide the best line of communications and services across North America. They continue to upgrade their technology base and provide optimal services to each customer. They continue to provide exceptional public safety relations and continue to revolutionize the incarceration environment.