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In Case You Missed It – Lift IOWA: 3-12-18



The Cedar Rapids Gazette has featured countless stories about women making an impact in Iowa in the past. On International Women’s Day, the newspaper took a look back at some of the most recent examples. The Cedar Rapids Gazette 

An English author fascinated with eccentrics has zeroed in on the infamous early 20th century vaudeville act, the Cherry Sisters of Marion, for his next work. The Cedar Rapids Gazette 

Jessica Otter, owner of Otter Myofascial Release and Wellness, said more than one person has confused her new business with one that provides skin care treatments for the face. But Otter is not an aesthetician, and myofascial release therapy does not treat the skin — it treats the fascia.The Cedar Rapids Gazette 

Premiere Dance Project dance studio will open June 3 in Waukee. Owners Amanda Gustafson and Aunica Harvey will offer classes for students 18 months and up. Des Moines Register 

Sixth Street Salvage on the corner of Sixth Street and K Avenue isn’t a new business, but its content has certainly changed since a new owner came on board. As of November 2017, Amanda Flynn-Muhlbauer has joined in ownership of Sixth Street Salvage with Julie Shickell, and has brought with her an array of new products and new consignors. Ames Tribune 


In honor of International Women’s Day, LeanIn.org released a presentation that looks at the realities of being a woman in 2017, celebrating the achievements we’ve made and acknowledging the challenges we still face. LeanIn.org 

A bill that would establish a paid family leave program in Hawaii crossed over from the Senate to the House on Tuesday. Bizwomen.com 

The Hawaii State Commission on the Status of Women said it will offer free #MeToo Prevention Training to organizations, including businesses. Bizwomen.com 

Time’s Up, formed to support those who suffered sexual harassment and abuse in the workplace, has raised more than $21 million in just 60 days. Deadline

While women are still working toward parity in a number of industries, STEM positions have seen the biggest growth in gender diversity in the last four decades. LinkedIn

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