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  • Monday, September 29, 2014 10:26 AM
    Emma Watson, United Nations Women Goodwill Ambassador and an actress best known for her work in the Harry Potter series, gave an impassioned speech on feminism and gender at the U.N. headquarters in New York on Sept. 20 to launch the "HeForShe" campaign, which aims to galvanize one billion men and boys as advocates for ending the inequalities that women and girls face globally. 
    Monday, September 29, 2014 10:25 AM

    At some point in our lives, we all need guidance from someone who recognizes our strengths and our weaknesses. Mentors can provide a breadth of knowledge and support that we would not be able to attain on our own. However, it's often difficult to find a successful mentor.

  • Monday, September 29, 2014 10:23 AM
    State Rep. Nancy Dunkel, of Dyersville, has received the James A. Leach Leadership Award from the Iowa Bankers Association.  
  • Monday, September 29, 2014 10:23 AM
    NAWBO Iowa will honor two individuals and their achievements as business owners and leaders in their community through the organization's annual Hall of Fame Awards. 
  • Monday, September 29, 2014 10:22 AM
    The Catt Center at Iowa State University is accepting applications for the 2014 Carrie Chapman Catt Prize for Research on Women and Politics. 
  • Monday, September 29, 2014 10:20 AM
    You "Lean In." You have "Executive Presence." You've cracked the "Confidence Code." But even with the accumulated wisdom of these authors, the disappointing fact is that a sizable percentage of employees don't want to work for you just because you're a woman.  
  • Monday, September 29, 2014 10:05 AM
    Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg got his own movie, but Number Two exec Sheryl Sandberg is getting her own comic book.  
  • Friday, September 26, 2014 11:58 AM
    Six women entrepreneurs walked away with $40,000 from eight investors following the inaugural Invest in She event on Sept. 18, held in Cedar Rapids and sponsored by the Iowa Women’s Leadership Conference and Ascent Iowa. 
    Monday, September 22, 2014 2:01 PM
    How do you tell someone that their voice makes them sound less intelligent? 
  • Monday, September 22, 2014 2:00 PM
    Christine H.B. Grant, the University of Iowa's first women's athletic director, will be acknowledged tomorrow for her efforts to level the playing field for women participating in intercollegiate sports. 
  • Monday, September 22, 2014 1:59 PM
    On Wednesday, Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds will hold a news conference to announce a new initiative to increase the number of females in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) learning and STEM careers. 
  • Monday, September 22, 2014 1:58 PM
    Personal branding and the power of mentorship will be among topics covered at "Bridging the Gender Power Gap," a Dale Carnegie Training event scheduled for Oct. 29 at Des Moines Golf and Country Club in West Des Moines. 
  • Monday, September 22, 2014 1:58 PM
    The latest report by the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows that the number of women operating farms has nearly tripled in the last three decades, and a new project plans to offer support to the growing number of Iowa women in agriculture. 
  • Monday, September 22, 2014 1:57 PM
    The Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics at Iowa State University has announced the newest members of the Legacy of Heroines program, which, since 1996, has provided a number of scholarships to college women who seek involvement in and knowledge about the political process and public service. 
  • Monday, September 22, 2014 1:56 PM
    With ethics and codes of conduct being so pivotal to the internal success of companies, one might wonder if one gender is more ethical than the other. 

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