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Lift IOWA – Women In The News: 9-16-19


Seven women have earned the title of Iowa state director on a Democratic presidential campaign this election cycle. That’s a marked shift in a field that men have long dominated. Des Moines Register

University of Iowa Health Care has joined a national celebration to recognize the accomplishments of women in medicine. Daily Iowan

Two meetings in Iowa City this month will look at the issues facing child care providers and bring together community leaders for potential solutions to a child care shortage affecting the workforce. Cedar Rapids Gazette

The Council Bluffs Area Chamber of Commerce and the Leadership Council Bluffs Alumni Association have announced the members of the 32nd class of Leadership Council Bluffs. Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil

White Lion Treasures, owned by Michelle Bell, will move its vintage collectible and handcrafted retail business to a new location near McGrath Amphitheatre this fall after nearly six years in Cedar Rapids’ Czech Village. Corridor Business Journal

Excitement is in full bloom at Basket of Daisies. Owner Carlene Danielsen and her staff are preparing the beloved store for its 40th anniversary open house in its new location. Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier


Companies that employ the highest proportion of women produce superior stock-market returns as compared to those with the lowest proportion, according to a Morgan Stanley report. Bloomberg

A new study by the Harvard Business Review shows even at inclusive companies, women of color don’t feel supported. HBR

Adele Lim, a veteran television writer who helped bring “Crazy Rich Asians” to the big screen last year, told the Hollywood Reporter that she is leaving the Warner Bros. sequel over pay disparity with her co-writer, Peter Chiarelli. The Lily

Following an Associated Press report in which several women reported sexual harassment by opera legend Placido Domingo, 11 more women came forward with allegations. AP News

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