Entrepreneurship event inspires middle school girls

East Hardin Middle School seventh-grader Grace Lowther didn’t expect to pitch an idea to a panel of local women entrepreneurs Friday. But after watching a film and hearing the women speak, she walked up to the microphone and asked for their advice on getting her idea off the ground. “I want to start an idea […]

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Brooklyn Lawmakers On The Move March 20, 2018

  Malliotakis Named Chair of National Foundation For Women Legislators Assembly member Nicole Malliotakis (R,C,I-Brooklyn/Staten Island) was named New York State Director of the National Foundation for Women Legislators (NFWL) for the year 2018 yesterday. The NFWL aims to empower and inspire elected women to become thought leaders who shape America’s future by providing strategic […]

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Women elected to public office recognized by Kansas Legislature

Pops of color stood out on the Kansas Senate’s floor as female legislators donned pink Monday to honor women in public service. Sen. Pat Pettey, D-Kansas City, said 15 women serve in the Senate and 32 in the House, making up 28.5 percent of the Kansas Legislature. Female leaders from Shawnee County were also recognized […]

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Resolution Salutes Women in Elected Office

The Michigan Senate this week approved a resolution co-sponsored by state Senator Tonya Schuitmaker to salute the women who hold elected office in the state. The resolution declares March 19, next Monday, as Women in Public Office Day. Schuitmaker, who is the second woman in the state’s history to serve as president pro tempore of […]

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Shreveport city councilwoman honors women in public office for Women’s History Month

(Shreveport, LA)– In celebration of Women’s History Month for the month of March, Councilwoman Stephanie Lynch recognizes several women throughout the city and close by areas serving in public office. At today’s Shreveport city council meeting, these women introduced their positions, and addressed to the audience and council members about who in their lives inspired […]

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Area women honored at AAUW’s annual reception

The importance of service to others and the community is something Wendy Patterson, Anna Mae Rudolph and Nancy VanderMeer share in common. The three were chosen as the 2018 honorees for the Mary E. Wedin Women’s History Month recognition reception hosted Thursday by the American Association of University Women Tomah branch. The reception was held […]

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Suffolk Votes to Mark March 19th as Women in Public Office Day

Riverhead, NY – March 8, 2018 – As the world pauses to reflect on the contributions and accomplishments of women during this International Women’s Day, Suffolk LegislatorKara Hahn is proud to announce that the County is joining a growing number of municipalities that have designated March 19th as “Celebrating Women in Public Office Day.” The […]

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Springfield Women’s Commission set to honor Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito, Denise Hurst and Kateri Walsh

SPRINGFIELD — The Springfield Women’s Commission will honor three women including Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito, at its annual celebration and reception on Friday, being conducted at Western New England University. The free event, which is part of the annual Women’s Day Celebration, honors women selected for their leadership and service. The recipients to be honored […]

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