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The Tama County Economic Development Commission has named Katherine Ollendieck as its new economic development director. She began her new position April 9. Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier 

At least a couple of times a month, Jodie Klatt used to go with friends to the bars that occupied the space at 107 S. Delaware Ave. in Mason City. This month the former bartender will open up her own whiskey and wine bar in the very same spot she used to frequent with friends. Mason City Globe Gazette

Meredith Corp. doubled down on its support for the Association of National Advertisers‘ #SeeHer campaign by launching seven new shows intended to promote accurate representations of girls and women in media. Variety

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Twenty-five- to 54-year-old women are joining, or returning to, the labor force in even greater numbers than their male counterparts, encouraged by a welcome trend: higher salaries and more flexible work arrangements. USA Today 

The percentage of women in C-suite positions among the top 1,000 U.S. companies by revenue has risen slightly in the last year but is still dramatically lower than that of men, a new study found. Bizwomen.com 

Board directors stay in their seats for an average of 10.4 years, according to a study by the Conference Board, limiting turnover and slowing efforts to add diversity. However, many boards and investors are wary of term limits. Wall Street Journal 

ExlService Holdings CEO Rohit Kapoor treated general counsel Nancy Saltzman differently than male employees, including instructing her, as one of the "ladies" at a company party, to serve cake to the company’s male junior executives, according to a lawsuit filed two weeks ago. The Lily 

Recently, the Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled that two-time Olympic champion Caster Semenya will have to take medications that suppress her testosterone output to continue competing. The Lily