Danish Ambassador Friis Arne Petersen argued at a recent reception he hosted that it's time for the West to help countries struggling with gender equality better incorporate women into society.
Sunday, May 30, 2010
Texas oilman and energy entrepreneur T. Boone Pickens said that despite the still-gushing BP oil leak in the Gulf -- what he calls a "sad accident" -- the off-shore drilling industry still has a "fairly good record." Pickens was attending a private party at the home of Juleanna Glover last night as a prelude to a gala later this week to save Americas Mustangs.
Tennis champ Mats Wilander still loves the game, saying at the Swedish Ambassador's residence last night that "the passion is burning wildly" inside of him to play the sport after 30 years as a pro.
Washington Kastles owner Mark Ein and former No. 1 tennis player in the world Mats Wilander were honored at the residence of Amb. and Mrs. Jonas Hafstrom for the Geico Champions Celebration last night. Pictured here: Tennis coach Martin Blackman and Kastles coach Murphy Jensen.
"Finding Chandra" authors and Pulitzer Prize-winning reporters Scott Higham and Sari Horwitz detail their findings in the investigation into the 2001 disappearance of Washington intern Chandra Levy that captivated the nation and led to revelations that she was having an affair with then-Rep. Gary Condit.
"I Want to Speak From My Heart"Janet Donovan/NITESIDE
My Twin Sister Jenna Should Be "Supporting Me"Janet Donovan/NITESIDE
Working at a non-profit isn't always lucrative, as Barbara Bush -- daughter of George W. Bush -- found out the hard way. Watch as she fielded the final question at the National Press Club last night on college graduates and earning power.
Frances Osborne, author of "The Bolter" was mum on the recent Fergie scandal but shared plenty of details on her own high-ranking British family's sordid past, which is the subject of her various books, while at the Kalorama home of Juleanna Glover.