Tag: Women Leaders

Serena Williams Reveals Motivation to Continue Career

Serena Williams Reveals Motivation to Continue Career By Produced by Digital Editors Serena Williams‘ success includes 73 career titles in singles and 23 more in doubles. The 40-year-old is passionate about her tennis career and still chases her dream of being a 24-time Grand Slam winner. So, what motivates Williams to keep pursuing her goal even when she loses at Wimbledon? Serena Williams’…

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Photojournalist Enters Women’s Hall of Fame

Photojournalist Enters Women’s Hall of Fame By Associated Press The newest inductee to the Nevada Women’s Fund Hall of Fame is Marilyn Newton, a longtime newspaper photographer who helped blaze the trail for other female journalists in the state a half-century ago. Newton, 77, spent 52 years at the Reno Gazette-Journal and still makes photos for the Reno Rodeo, Reno…

Why Women Should Consider Distribution Sales

Why Women Should Consider Distribution Sales By Lawson Products Inc. Sandy Riggs is a senior director of national sales at Lawson Products, where she leads the company’s East Coast sales teams and the North American sales force for Lawson’s Kent Automotive brand. Lawson’s sales force now totals more than 1,000 representatives amid organic growth and following the company’s acquisition of…

NWAA to Host Conference for Veteran Women

NWAA to Host Conference for Veteran Women By Jordan Dafnis The National Women In Agriculture Association is headquartered on 16th and Martin Luther King Avenue in Oklahoma City and has chapters all over the country and in other countries as well.Leaders tell News 9 they are now the largest black agricultural organization in the world. “It is my responsibility and…

How This Women’s Initiative Is Helping Small Business Owners

How This Women’s Initiative Is Helping Small Business Owners By Melissa Houston Women are less likely to receive funding for their businesses. If they get funding, female entrepreneurs achieve as much success as male entrepreneurs, yet only 2.2% of women received VC funding in 2021. The Scotiabank Women Initiative has increased its commitment to funding women’s businesses to $10B by 2025. This initiative…

Celebrating International Women in Engineering Day

Celebrating International Women in Engineering Day By Market Screener International Women in Engineering Day this year celebrates inventors and innovators alongside inclusivity. Across TechnipFMC, women engineers bring their expertise to bear to enable clients’ projects. Alex Sperber has been bringing her perspective to TechnipFMC’s projects for 17 years, building up expertise in research and development (R&D), engineering, and global procurement…

Women Urged to Pursue Careers in Agriculture

Women Urged to Pursue Careers in Agriculture Women in Ghana have been charged to take up careers in the agricultural sector to help boost their economic gains and also help make the sector more successful. By Adam Abdul-Fatawu Wunizoya Madam Bennice Amponsah, the Women in Agriculture Development Officer (WIAD Officer) for Tamale Metropolis, said there were many opportunities for women…