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Disney + launches a space for shorts and looks for new creators: we tell you how to apply
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Disney + launches a space for shorts and looks for new creators: we tell you how to apply

According to the criteria ofKnow moreThe Muslim filmmaker Aqsa Altaf He grew up with a restlessness: there was something in the movies that made him curious and very attractive; but also with a conviction: that was a world in which she had no place. At least that is what he felt every time he saw stories that did not show characters even remotely similar to his reality, his race or his faith. "The lack of representation creates that problem: it makes you internalize thoughts of the type: I am not important enough or 'cool' enough to appear on the big screen, and that is a toxic thought, especially for children", explained the director , today become one of the first selected from “Launchpad”, the Disney + initiative to promote -through short films- diversity in cinematography through t...
Jeff Bezos will step down as CEO of Amazon on July 5
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Jeff Bezos will step down as CEO of Amazon on July 5

The founder and CEO of Amazon, Jeff Bezos, will step down as the company's chief executive officer on July 5, when the handover to his successor, Andy Jassy.In a virtual speech during the company's annual shareholders meeting, Bezos explained on Wednesday that the choice of that date has "sentimental value" for him, since July 5, 1994 was when Amazon was formally incorporated as a company.At the beginning of 2021, the manager announced that in the summer he would leave the position of CEO of the company and that he would be replaced by Jassy, ​​who has been at the helm of the lucrative cloud computing business Amazon Web Services (AWS) for the past few years.Bezos will then become CEO, a positi...
Directors of four theaters call for an end to occupations
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Directors of four theaters call for an end to occupations

In a press release, published on May 12 at the end of the day, four directors of public establishments (Stéphane Braunschweig from the Odéon, Serge Dorny from the Opéra de Lyon, Muriel Mayette-Holtz from the National Theater of Nice and Macha Makeïeff from the Criée, in Marseille) urged the occupants of the theaters to leave the premises. « For two months, a “sacrificed culture” banner has been floating on the facade of the Odeon, as on many occupied cultural sites in France, ” they remind.On the eve of the gradual resumption, from May 19, they fear that this banner “Take on another meaning and that cultural places be hit with a double penalty. After eight months of shows prevented by the health crisis, culture now risks being sacrificed by those who defended its essentia...
The rupture of ERC and JxCat, much more than a Government: the salary of 500 senior positions and executives depend on the agreement
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The rupture of ERC and JxCat, much more than a Government: the salary of 500 senior positions and executives depend on the agreement

What ERC and JxCat seal an agreement or not Before May 26, the deadline to go or not to a new election in Catalonia, it goes beyond a pact to govern. The job and salary of more than 500 people is at stake who are senior positions, managers and trusted people of the Government. In the event that JxCat is left out, there are about 140 senior officials who are in danger. Right now, the Generalitat has a structure with 178 senior positions, 154 positions of trust and others 154 managers of public bodies. All of them depend on the existence of a government agreement between ERC and JxCat. In fact, it is one of the most delicate points of the negotiations: how the positions and power will be shared...
Only one in four managers is a woman: motherhood is the main brake
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Only one in four managers is a woman: motherhood is the main brake

In Spain, only one in four managers is a woman. The main brake on the managerial development of women is motherhood. This is what half of the leading entrepreneurs in our country believe, both men and women.Being a mother means a setback in the working conditions of women in the years following motherhood. It is a fact that the labor market penalizes them. During the first year after the birth of their children they register a drop in their income of 11%.Companies with at least 30% of female executives in senior positions obtain 15% more profitsIn fact, 49% of leading businessmen in Spain, men and women, interviewed in the framework of the last report Women In Business 2019, states that moth...
Carlos Núñez, new executive president of Prisa Media
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Carlos Núñez, new executive president of Prisa Media

Until now CEO of Grupo Henneo, Carlos Nunez, has been appointed this Tuesday CEO of Prisa Media, which groups together, among other publications, The country, AS Y Five daysas well as the string TO BE and various Latin American stations.Núñez, 46, is telecommunication engineer from the Polytechnic University of Valencia and completed his training with an MBA at IESE and a postgraduate degree in Corporate Finance at IE. His professional career began as an analyst at Accenture and as head of investments and corporate development at Gas Natural Fenosa. From the energy company, he became part of the select cast of partners of the international consulting firm Oliver Wyman, focused on the design o...