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  • BY JOE GARDYASZ
    Monday, August 18, 2014 11:17 AM

    Sloan Bentley was living and working in the San Francisco Bay Area when she received a call from a recruiter to interview for the chief executive position at Des Moines-based Lifespace Communities. 

     

     
  • BY JEAN BAKER
    Monday, August 18, 2014 11:16 AM
    Women need to be much more strategic in planning their return, even before they leave.  And we need to be wise about not "leaving before we leave."  
  • Monday, August 18, 2014 11:15 AM


    The Business Record held a soldout reception for the 2014 Women of Influence honorees Aug. 7 at the Downtown Des Moines Marriott Hotel and Conference Center. 
     
  • Monday, August 18, 2014 11:14 AM
    Jessica Reinert, executive director of the Iowa chapter of the American Institute of Architects, is the first recipient of the Emerging Executive award from national leaders of the American Institute of Architects (AIA).  
  • Monday, August 18, 2014 11:14 AM
    The New York TimesAn Iranian mathematician is the first woman ever to receive a Fields Medal, often considered to be mathematics' equivalent of the Nobel Prize.  
  • Monday, August 18, 2014 11:13 AM
    Feel that? It could be one of the many seismic demographic shifts taking place in the global workforce today, which means that if you're interested in moving into management, there's never been a better time to raise your hand - and take the lead. 
  • Monday, August 18, 2014 11:12 AM
    It's not just women who are discussing the challenge of work-life balance these days. Max Schireson announced he is quitting his job as CEO of MongoDB to spend more time with his family. 
  • Monday, August 18, 2014 11:10 AM
    Writers' rooms for television shows have been historically dominated by white men with previous TV writing experience, but HBO's "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" took measures to up the diversity quotient of its writing staff, according to Capital New York.  
  • Monday, August 11, 2014 8:54 AM
    The Latina Leadership Initiative is the only leadership development program for emerging Latina leaders in Iowa, filling a gap in culturally appropriate leadership training for promising women, ages 20 to 30.  
  • BY JEAN BAKER
    Monday, August 11, 2014 8:31 AM
    To quote Patrick Lencioni, best-selling author, the best ideas are often the simplest, to the point where they sometimes seem too easy. 
  • BY MEGAN VERHELST
    Monday, August 11, 2014 8:30 AM
    Zeljka Krvavica, a case manager with the Iowa Bureau of Refugee Services, was born and raised in Sarajevo in what was then Yugoslavia and came to Iowa as a refugee in 1993. Today, she is active in helping refugees find their way to Iowa.  
  • Monday, August 11, 2014 8:29 AM
    Sherry Ristau has been named the new president and CEO of the Community Foundation of the Great River Bend, the Quad-City Times reports.
    Sherry Ristau has been named the new president and CEO of the Community Foundation of the Great River Bend, the Quad-City Times reports.
    Sherry Ristau has been named the new president and CEO of the Community Foundation of the Great River Bend, the Quad-City Times reports.
     
  • Monday, August 11, 2014 8:28 AM
    Last week, The Des Moines Register gathered seven women from the Des Moines area around a table for a conversation on what it's like to be young, driven and a woman in Iowa.  
  • Monday, August 11, 2014 8:27 AM
    Diane Ramsey, executive director of the Iowa Women's Leadership Conference, offered an update on the organization's website on its Leadership: Empowered conference, scheduled for Oct. 14 at The Meadows Conference & Events Center in Altoona.  
  • BY ANNE CAROTHERS-KAY
    Monday, August 04, 2014 9:55 AM
    Marji Guyler-Alaniz, an Urbandale woman who was neither raised on a farm nor a farmer herself, found her passion in photographing women in agriculture. Now, she's turning it into a profitable business. 

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