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  • BY MEGAN VERHELST
    Monday, March 23, 2015 10:35 AM
    Iowa has a long way to go to create a climate in which women are provided the full gamut of resources they need to successfully start their own business, according to a sample of Lift IOWA readers. 

  • Monday, March 23, 2015 10:34 AM
    This piece by Michelle DeClerck is the first in a seven-part series focusing on the importance of community involvement and volunteering for women to grow both professionally and personally.  

  • Monday, March 23, 2015 10:33 AM

    The gender wage gap is much more complex than the single-figure "cents on the dollar" statistic that is commonly used as shorthand for the problem, FastCompany.com reports.

     
     

  • Monday, March 23, 2015 10:32 AM
    Registration is now open for the April 24 workshops of Ready to Run: Campaign Training for Women, organized by the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics at Iowa State University.  

  • Monday, March 23, 2015 10:32 AM
    Women-owned businesses in the U.S. saw a 39 percent increase in year-over-year revenue, averaging $127,222 in 2014, according to a study by Biz2Credit. Businesses owned by men saw $193,268 in revenue on average, up almost 52 percent. 

  • Monday, March 23, 2015 10:31 AM
    Germany became the latest and most significant country so far to commit to improving the representation of women on corporate boards, passing a law that requires some of Europe's biggest companies to give 30 percent of supervisory seats to women beginning next year.  

  • Monday, March 23, 2015 10:31 AM
    Rachel Thomas, president of Lean In, tells Mashable that supporting men as caregivers -- a role that's still stigmatized -- can have a big impact, including stronger marriages and children with higher self-esteem and fewer behavioral problems.  

  • Monday, March 23, 2015 10:30 AM
    Female millennials matter because they are more highly educated and are entering the workforce in larger numbers than any of the previous generations of women.  

  • Monday, March 23, 2015 10:29 AM
    A powerful male executive reportedly interrupted a powerful female official while she was speaking at a panel discussion at SXSW, the technology and culture festival that took place in Austin, Texas, last week.

     
     

  • BY KENT DARR
    Monday, March 16, 2015 11:33 AM
    Barbara Hokel was a single mother of two children when real estate developer Denny Elwell encouraged her to step outside her comfort zone as an administrative assistant in Elwell's three-person (at the time) Ankeny office and take on the sale of commercial real estate -- a transition from an established salary to an income based solely on commissions. 

  • Monday, March 16, 2015 11:32 AM
    If you spend time on the Internet looking up women's leadership conferences or tips for being a successful woman business leader, you'll read about mentoring. And there is truth to what you read, writes Brianne Fitzgerald. 

  • Monday, March 16, 2015 11:31 AM

    Seven research projects recently received funding through the 2014 Carrie Chapman Catt Prize for Research on Women and Politics.

     
     

  • Monday, March 16, 2015 11:30 AM
    A selection of photographs featuring women working in various agricultural roles will be featured during National Ag Day activities Wednesday at the United States Department of Agriculture in Washington, D.C. 

  • Monday, March 16, 2015 11:28 AM
    NAWBO Iowa, the state chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners, will holds its annual Women Mean Business Summit on April 1 at the Prairie Meadows Conference Center in Altoona. 

  • Monday, March 16, 2015 11:28 AM
    Three Central Iowa women business owners will serve as panelists at the Chrysalis Foundation's next Conversation Series event.  


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