Tag: Women Leaders

NJEA Celebrates Women in Education

NJEA Celebrates Women in Education By Rodney Lane On March 26, NJEA held its first ever Celebration of Women Luncheon at the Grand Marquis in Old Bridge. The event was organized by NJEA Secretary-Treasurer Petal Robertson and the NJEA Women in Education Committee. Over 250 members attended the extravaganza hosted by Robertson and NJEA UniServ Field Representative Fatima Hayes. The…

Women Honored at Women of Distinction Awards

North Country Women Honored at 2022 Women of Distinction Awards On April 28, Assemblyman Billy Jones hosted his sixth annual Women of Distinction Awards at the Stafford Centre Theatre. The Women of Distinction Awards recognizes and honors eight remarkable local women in categories such as health care, volunteerism, education, and military service. “The North Country is home to many remarkable…

PepsiCo’s Indra Nooyi On Compassionate Leadership

PepsiCo’s Indra Nooyi On Compassionate Leadership By Jane Hanson Earlier this week I took the stage before 450 executive women from leading brands and retailers. But the women weren’t there to see me. The attendees at this year’s Women in Retail Leadership Summit filled the ballroom to hear the keynote interview with none other than the queen of “pop” herself, PepsiCo’s Indra…

National Geographic Society’s First Female CEO On Inclusivity

National Geographic Society’s First Female CEO On Inclusivity By Marianne Schnall In 2020, the National Geographic Society appointed Jill Tiefenthaler as CEO—the first woman to hold this position in the organization’s 134-year history. Now she is forging a new path for women and other underrepresented voices at the Society and bolstering how it shapes the narrative on some of the world’s most…

Karlie Kloss Melds Her Love For Wellness And Tech

Karlie Kloss Melds Her Love For Wellness And Tech By Valentina Di Donato Karlie Kloss, model, mother, and entrepreneur has been pursuing her many ventures through the lens of balance. Throughout her career, she has juggled jet-setting around the world for designer campaigns, her ventures in tech with her program Kode with Klossy which allows young women to access learning opportunities in…

How Bloom Founder Avery Francis Builds Inclusive Workplaces

How Bloom Founder Avery Francis Builds Inclusive Workplaces By Pauleanna Reid Thanks in part to the global stage of social media, conversations on race, identity and politics are more amplified today than ever before. Among the slew of other race-based tragedies to make headlines in recent years, the George Floyd protests of 2020 had casual Instagram users and big brands…