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Lift IOWA – In Case You Missed It: 12-11-17



Liz Price has been named branch manager of the Coldwell Banker real estate office in Altoona, where she has been assistant manager since spring. Price is a St. Louis-area native and attended Lewis and Clark Community College and Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.Des Moines Business Record 

An eastern Iowa business owner is getting a boost launching her new business with the help of the Cedar Rapids Entrepreneurial Program. KWWL 

A discussion with Amy Steiner, owner of Exploring Tea and More, is likely to reveal Steiner’s vast knowledge of her favorite beverage. But one of the more surprising facts one will learn is that up until about a decade ago, Steiner didn’t even like tea, much less know anything about it. Cedar Rapids Gazette

They work mostly in the shadows, but the financial insight and analysis skills of 2017’s Financial Executives of the Year have undoubtedly put their respective organizations in the spotlight.Corridor Business Journal 


Google recently announced that it will begin offering small-business owners complimentary marketing materials to help promote their establishments. Bizwomen.com 

Jenny Durkan officially became Seattle’s 56th mayor and the first woman to hold the office in almost a hundred years on Tuesday. CNN.com 

With scant support from Washington, women business leaders are working to reshape Puerto Rico’s future. The odds couldn’t be steeper, or the stakes higher. Fast Company 

Warner Bros. has crossed the $5 billion threshold at the worldwide box office for the second time in company history. As the studio’s biggest hit of the year with $822 million worldwide, “Wonder Woman” helped propel it there. Bizwomen.com

CES, the biggest tech convention in the world, is under fire for the lack of female speakers at this year’s event on Jan. 12, 2018, and last year’s CES. Fast Company

Google Translate has shown it can fall into the same trap as many humans. This was demonstrated by a series of tweets showing Google Translate in the act of gendering professions in such a way that can only be described as problematic. Mashable

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