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Want to run for office? Register for 50-50 in 2020′s Blueprint for Winning Academy by Jan. 6, 2014

Spurred by women’s success this year in garnering legislative victories at state and national levels, 50-50 in 2020 continues its campaign to elect more Iowa women to political office. As a major component of its effort, 50-50 in 2020 will … Continue reading

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Gina Adam Selected for ABI Leadership Iowa

Congratulations to our programming committee member gina adam of Saturday Mfg. who was selected by the Iowa Association of Business and Industry (ABI) Foundation for the 2013-14 Leadership Iowa class. This statewide issues-awareness program is designed to instill passion in … Continue reading

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Special offer on Jann Freed’s new book (expires August 9)

In January, Jann Freed spoke to us on sage-ing—growing old with wisdom. Her new book is about to launch, and Jann has extended this invitation to our AWC chapter: Leading with Wisdom:  Sage Advice from 100 Experts is now available! … Continue reading

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Survey promotes women’s leadership in Iowa; you can help

Member Bobbi Segura shared this information about Pathways to Leadership,  the statewide, longitudinal study about women’s leadership. The survey is designed to help public- and private-sector organizations more effectively support women’s advancement. IWLC has partnered with Vernon Research Group on … Continue reading

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Saturday Manufacturing Named Community Champion

Congratulations to AWC member Gina Adam and her company, Saturday Manufacturing! The company received the 2012 Community Champion Award at the Economic Impact and Celebrate Business Awards sponsored by the Greater Des Moines Partnership and the Business Record. This award … Continue reading

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PRSA Central Iowa invites you to Oct. 25 Institute; topic is ROI

This year’s PRSA Institute will focus on the business element of public relations and how to move strategies into actionable tactics that engage your key audiences. PRx: Take as Prescribed for Measurable ROI October 25, 2012 8:00 AM – 3:00 … Continue reading

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Film on media stereotypes of women will be shown at Drake 4/17

Chrysalis, Drake University, and the Drake Student Activists for Gender Equality (SAGE) invite you to a  free showing of the startling new documentary Miss Representation on Tuesday evening, April 17, 2012! The presentation will be followed by a discussion on … Continue reading

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Des Moines speaker Richard Rowe featured in AWC leadership webinar April 3

“Becoming a Great Leader,” with speaker Richard Rowe April 3, 2012, 1:00pm EDT This presentation explores ideas from Richard Rowe’s upcoming book The Ferdinand Factor and looks at personality traits that affect leadership and how to become an effective leader … Continue reading

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AWC National newsletter features Des Moines chapter

See photos of our latest speakers and newest members in “Navigating Life’s Transitions,” an article in the March-April Communique. You can also sign up to receive AWC National’s email newsletter at http://www.awc-communique.org/?p=1639

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Crissanka Cristadoss featured in 11/30 Register

Member Crissanka Cristadoss is Coordinator of the Iowa Parkinson Disease Information and Referral Center. She travels the state educating Iowans about Parkinson’s disease: http://altoonaherald.desmoinesregister.com/article/20111130/LIFE/311300036/She-educates-Iowans-about-Parkinson-s

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