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The Daily Rundown — The Latest News Affecting Women & Girls in Our Region

By Mariah Craven on July 15th, 2011

In today’s rundown: An in-depth profile of the head of CASA de Maryland.  A program that’s creating jobs for D.C. residents.  Do women make better athletes than fans?

— Gustavo Torres, the head of CASA de Maryland (a Women’s Foundation Grantee Partner), is profiled in The Washington Post. The article takes a look a Torres’s background, how CASA has expanded under his leadership, and his goals for the future.

— D.C. officials say more District residents are getting hired by contractors thanks to a pilot program that offers incentives to contractors who hire locals.  WAMU has the details.

— The thrill fans get when women’s sports teams excel is often short-lived writes Petula Dvorak in The Washington Post. “…[G]irls and women make great players.  But fans?  Not so much.”

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