RSS Feed businessrecord.com : Lift IOWA http://businessrecord.com:80 A feed of current articles not set 2014-09-23T06:22:12.6936384Z Guest Opinion: Young women, your voice may keep people from hiring you <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302948px; background-color: #ffffff;">How do you tell someone that their voice makes them sound less intelligent?</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/NEWS-BY-INDUSTRY/Lift-IOWA/Article/Guest-Opinion-Young-women-your-voice-may-keep-people-from-hiring-you/176/1015/65507 Lift IOWA Former UI athletic director to be recognized for her contributions to equality in women's athletics <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302948px; background-color: #ffffff;">Christine H.B. Grant, the University of Iowa's first women's athletic director, will be acknowledged tomorrow for her efforts to level the playing field for women participating in intercollegiate sports.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/NEWS-BY-INDUSTRY/Lift-IOWA/Article/Former-UI-athletic-director-to-be-recognized-for-her-contributions-to-equality-in-women-s-athletics/176/1015/65506 Lift IOWA Million Women Mentors aims to help women enter STEM fields <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302948px; background-color: #ffffff;">On Wednesday, Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds will hold a news conference to announce a new initiative to increase the number of females in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) learning and STEM careers.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/NEWS-BY-INDUSTRY/Lift-IOWA/Article/Million-Women-Mentors-aims-to-help-women-enter-STEM-fields/176/1015/65505 Lift IOWA Training session to help women lean and lead in the workplace <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302948px; background-color: #ffffff;">Personal branding and the power of mentorship will be among topics covered at "Bridging the Gender Power Gap," a Dale Carnegie Training event scheduled for Oct. 29 at Des Moines Golf and Country Club in West Des Moines.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/NEWS-BY-INDUSTRY/Lift-IOWA/Article/Training-session-to-help-women-lean-and-lead-in-the-workplace/176/1015/65504 Lift IOWA New DMACC risk management program for farm and ranch women <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302948px; background-color: #ffffff;">The latest report by the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows that the number of women operating farms has nearly tripled in the last three decades, and a new project plans to offer support to the growing number of Iowa women in agriculture.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/NEWS-BY-INDUSTRY/Lift-IOWA/Article/New-DMACC-risk-management-program-for-farm-and-ranch-women/176/1015/65503 Lift IOWA Catt Center welcomes 18 Legacy of Heroines scholars <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302948px; background-color: #ffffff;">The Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics at Iowa State University has announced the newest members of the Legacy of Heroines program, which, since 1996, has provided a number of scholarships to college women who seek involvement in and knowledge about the political process and public service.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/NEWS-BY-INDUSTRY/Lift-IOWA/Article/Catt-Center-welcomes-18-Legacy-of-Heroines-scholars/176/1015/65502 Lift IOWA Are women generally more ethical than men at work? <span style="font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302948px; background-color: #ffffff;">With ethics and codes of conduct being so pivotal to the internal success of companies, one might wonder if one gender is more ethical than the other.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/NEWS-BY-INDUSTRY/Lift-IOWA/Article/Are-women-generally-more-ethical-than-men-at-work-/176/1015/65501 Lift IOWA 4 books for a leadership library <span style="font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Be Leaderly</span><span style="font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 10pt; color: #000000;">&nbsp;has compiled a list of recent books to&nbsp;help you learn tools and tips for&nbsp;influencing others and managing yourself.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/NEWS-BY-INDUSTRY/Lift-IOWA/Article/4-books-for-a-leadership-library/176/1015/65499 Lift IOWA Gender Balance Project to boost efforts to reach women Iowa advocates for gender equality are ramping up efforts this fall to recruit more women to serve on government boards and commissions. http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/NEWS-BY-INDUSTRY/Lift-IOWA/Article/Gender-Balance-Project-to-boost-efforts-to-reach-women/176/1015/65486 Lift IOWA Survey: Appearance, productivity have a lot in common <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302948px; background-color: #ffffff;">Do Lift IOWA readers believe the time they spend on their personal appearance is at the expense of their productivity? The vast majority say no.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/NEWS-BY-INDUSTRY/Lift-IOWA/Article/Survey-Appearance-productivity-have-a-lot-in-common/176/1015/65379 Lift IOWA Invest in She finalists take the stage this week <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302948px; background-color: #ffffff;">Next week, six Iowa female entrepreneurs will take the stage to pitch their business growth strategies, competing for a portion of $40,000 in financial support.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/NEWS-BY-INDUSTRY/Lift-IOWA/Article/Invest-in-She-finalists-take-the-stage-this-week/176/1015/65378 Lift IOWA Lift IOWA readers, attend these women's leadership events for free <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302948px; background-color: #ffffff;">Maureen Berkner Boyt, "head moxie" and founder of women's leadership and professional development organization The Moxie Exchange Movement, will headline two events for Central Iowa businesses and female professionals.&nbsp;</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/NEWS-BY-INDUSTRY/Lift-IOWA/Article/Lift-IOWA-readers-attend-these-women-s-leadership-events-for-free/176/1015/65377 Lift IOWA 50-50 in 2020 seeking artist to help celebrate potential victory <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302948px; background-color: #ffffff;">50-50 in 2020, a bipartisan organization that aims to recruit, train and mentor Iowa women to become political leaders, is seeking an Iowa artist to create a decorative pin to be worn by as many as three women who could be headed to Washington, D.C., following the election this November.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/NEWS-BY-INDUSTRY/Lift-IOWA/Article/50-50-in-2020-seeking-artist-to-help-celebrate-potential-victory/176/1015/65376 Lift IOWA Google exec named the country's first female chief technology officer <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302948px;">The White House announced Sept. 4 that Megan Smith is the country's first female chief technology officer and assistant to the president, according to&nbsp;</span><a track="on" shape="rect" href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001k9DIE3qMQN5dZ4PHoppyI203UtCI0A1CywsuhTYMlwhjfEoFRThHKB-dI8j-_oW0CGDrdL-O-aF8Uh07YXF6jvP80hqE4PtfbYhyITCnXRyOYECrXqEWlCQCPh_YSXegj9uAmg-aqnXbcsPeCv8HXLwZ012eyOWV_iw2xhbnvi1Xk1DVYHCgXDpjwdJeB-DznKH9t5fUgkId6cHEELnkH9rU3ypzTTLHK5HnUgsgVfZqwuHRVN1J2gZ58u5Tia2HvHcgU0MRKjIhdP4OnCA5z-TbaA1CrXibKJzyVaTMmMp1ukjDmsBN-WW1cA9DaHUg7cdQG9wigz5BAgTOurjb3w==" linktype="1" target="_blank" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302948px; color: #b16aba;">Bizjournals.com</a><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302948px;">.&nbsp;</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/NEWS-BY-INDUSTRY/Lift-IOWA/Article/Google-exec-named-the-country-s-first-female-chief-technology-officer/176/1015/65375 Lift IOWA Women in leadership roles have more competencies, fewer key experiences <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302948px; background-color: #ffffff;">New research by Korn Ferry leadership and talent consulting services finds that while women rate higher in overall competencies for senior leadership positions, they lack key career experiences that tend to give men an edge for promotions at the most senior levels of organizations</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/NEWS-BY-INDUSTRY/Lift-IOWA/Article/Women-in-leadership-roles-have-more-competencies-fewer-key-experiences/176/1015/65374 Lift IOWA Three hard conversations you'll have as a female leader <span style="font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">For female leaders, it's imperative that we don't let the opinions or perceptions of others affect our decisions.&nbsp;</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/NEWS-BY-INDUSTRY/Lift-IOWA/Article/Three-hard-conversations-you-ll-have-as-a-female-leader/176/1015/65373 Lift IOWA Most women's leadership programs fail but that can change <span style="font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302948px; background-color: #ffffff;">Employee networking groups for women have sprung up like wildflowers, all of them heralding the efforts being made to bring more women into leadership.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/NEWS-BY-INDUSTRY/Lift-IOWA/Article/Most-women-s-leadership-programs-fail-but-that-can-change/176/1015/65372 Lift IOWA 3 unexpected lessons for trailblazing women from Joan Rivers http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/NEWS-BY-INDUSTRY/Lift-IOWA/Article/3-unexpected-lessons-for-trailblazing-women-from-Joan-Rivers/176/1015/65371 Lift IOWA