Category Archives: Our Members

Greater DM Convention and Visitors Bureau Marketing and Media Panel

Three of our board members met up at the CVB’s Marketing and Media Panel today. We learned about project management, obtaining sponsors, engaging team members, and how to prepare for the Iowa Caucuses next year. The CVB always does a … Continue reading

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Nominations Sought for Open Board Positions for 2015-2016

The Greater Des Moines Professional Chapter is seeking nominations for several openings on the board of directors. This is your chance to become an influencer in the direction of the chapter and build your resume at the same time! Board … 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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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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Members Holiday Luncheon 12.12.12

Greater Des Moines Chapter members gathered at the Latin King Restaurant in Des Moines for our annual holiday party on 12.12.12. In honor of the auspicious date, dessert, provided by The Chocolate Storybook, was 12 divine chocolate truffles shared among … 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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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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Member Exhibiting at Kansas City Teddy Bear Jubilee

Many of us have small businesses or hobbies on the side and mine is soft sculpture – original design handmade mohair teddy bears and other animals and needlefelted Santas for the adult collector market under the business name The Pleasant Ridge … Continue reading

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Life Dare TV is worth watching

Full disclosure: I am not a fan of reality TV–with one exception. I’ve just watched the first two episodes of Liz Nead’s Life Dare show on Fox TV. If you missed them, you can catch up at http://lifedare.tv/ The first … Continue reading

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