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Lift IOWA – Women In The News: 9-3-19


Five Corridor entrepreneurs — including four women — were among the first Iowa graduating class of Goldman Sachs’ 10,000 Small Businesses Program, recognized at the Iowa State Fair earlier this month. Corridor Business Journal 

A Mount Vernon florist and gift shop owned by Becka Owen was named runner-up in the final round of the statewide Open 4 Business contest at the Iowa Downtown Conference in Dubuque last week. Corridor Business Journal 

United Way of Central Iowa announced Aug. 27 that its board of directors has approved the addition of nine members for two-year terms. Nora Everett, retired president of Retirement and Income Solutions at Principal Financial Group, stepped into the role of board chair and will serve a two-year term. Des Moines Business Record

First Citizens Bank Compliance Office McKenzie Humpal was recently named to the Iowa Bankers Association’s Compliance Committee. Mason City Globe Gazette 

Bruce and Connie Goddard of EZ Manufacturing have been named as the August 2019 Entrepreneurs of the Month by the NIACC John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center and the North Iowa Area SBDC. Mason City Globe Gazette

Jan Mitchell of Waverly was inducted into the 4-H Hall of Fame at the Iowa State Fair. She has been a longtime contributor to the 4-H program over her lifetime. Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier

Linda Barnes has been instrumental in creating and sustaining her company’s high-performance work culture. She’s done it so well, in fact, that she now fields calls from companies around the world seeking to transform their own workforce. Cedar Rapids Gazette

NewBoCo will receive a $175,000 grant — and possibly more — from Google Impact Challenge Iowa to provide computer coding classes at the Iowa Correctional Institute for Women in Mitchellville. Cedar Rapids Gazette 


A piece in the New York Times tracks why medicine has become an attractive profession for working mothers — and finds “flexible, predictable hours are the key.” New York Times

Two weeks after mediation talks broke down, a district judge set a trial date for the U.S. women’s national soccer team’s gender discrimination lawsuit against the U.S. Soccer Federation. It is slated to start May 5, 2020. NBC Sports

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