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Generation W Profile: Sheila Spivey
March 26, 2015 Listen to our most recent Generation W read more
Live Blog from Generation W 2015
March 26, 2015 Bookmark this spot as we give you live read more
Happy Birthday, Gloria Steinem!
March 25, 2015 In honor of Gloria Steinem’s 81st read more
Generation W on News4Jax
March 24, 2015 Did you see Donna Orender and Morgan Moeller read more
What Gen W Speakers Love about Jacksonville
March 23, 2015 Headed to Jacksonville this week for read more
4 Q’s with WJCT’s Karen Feagins
March 20, 2015 As the Vice President of Content and read more
Saying Hi: Stories of Passion and Purpose
March 20, 2015 There is a great quote from an unknown author read more
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Gen W Profile: Debra Walton
March 19, 2015 Listen to our most recent Generation W read more
Donna Orender
Saying Hi: A Conversation about Gender Equity
March 16, 2015 Pretty amazing, all the press and read more
4 Qs with WJCT’s Melissa Ross
March 13, 2015 As the host and chief producer of First Coast read more

Generation W Bloggers


Mia Hall

Articles by this authorWho Inspires You?In speaking to several classes over the past few years, I always get the question - who inspires you? I likely give an answer depending on my season. I believe read more

Carolyn Buck Luce

Articles by this authorBeing Strategic About Strategic Partnerships    I spend a lot of my professional time working with senior pharmaceutical executives on conceiving and constructing innovative partnerships with “non-traditional” players who are coming into read more

Donna Orender

Articles by this authorSaying Hi: Stories of Passion and PurposeThere is a great quote from an unknown author that has really been on my mind as we head into the final days of preparation for Generation W: "Purpose is the read more

Claire Zovko

Articles by this authorMom Knows Best: Words Have PowerBy Claire M. Zovko   Looking back on my childhood, I am grateful for all of the life lessons that my parents have taught me.  One particular read more

Melissa Ross

Articles by this authorRemembering My MomMother’s Day is often tough for me, because although I love the flowers from my husband, breakfast in bed, and the adorable handmade cards my daughters make for me, I read more

Dale Beaman

Articles by this authorThe River of ChangeWe all experience significant change - where our life is altered forever. Difficult life transitions we choose, or have chosen us, turn our world upside down. We can feel shaken read more

Sarah Kirkwood

Articles by this authorA Mother’s Advice      Almost everyone has at least one mother figure in his or her life (some, like me, are lucky enough to have 10+). Mothers are read more

Risa Isard

Articles by this author“If you’re happy, I’m happy.”      If you’re a supervisor and one of your employees comes out to you, consider this one of the most affirming ways you could respond. read more

Patti Minglin

Articles by this authorLove in the Time of Motherhood: Dating Your Spouse I have three children—the oldest finishing up the second semester of her first year of college and the youngest enjoying (I do use that term loosely), his first year of read more

Mary Hafeman

Articles by this authorThe Female Influencers of GolfWomen’s History Month! I love this month to reflect and thank all of the women that have influenced the sport of golf that I love so much.  I can’t thank read more

Julie Bavington

Articles by this authorManage Your Business Workflow The back to school rush has wound down. The fall schedules are set.  As women in business what do we focus on now? Business workflow. It’s necessary. It makes read more

Blakely Stein

Articles by this authorA New Morning    The sun peaking over the horizon, the lush jungle waking up, a cool breeze ripples through the palm fronds as the birds orchestrate delicious songs. As we read more

Angie Orth

Articles by this author6 Things I Wish I Knew at 171. You don’t have to have all the answers now. Deciding where to go to college and what to major in are huge decisions, ones I recall stressing about as if read more

Celebrate Us

2015-02-23 09:39:32As we head into a new season,  here are our Worthy of Celebration moments for March
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Calendar of Events

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Generation W 2015 @ UNF Fine Arts Center
Mar 27 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Generation W strives to leave each attendee feeling inspired, educated, and connected to the network of incredible women around them. We inspire dreams and change lives for the better by bringing women together and watching the magic begin. Please join us in 2015 as we come together around the theme of Passion and Purpose. 

We have an inspirational line up of speakers and panels set for this year and we can’t wait to share their stories with you!

Hubbard House’s 6th Annual Domestic Violence Awareness Walk @ The Jacksonville Landing
Mar 28 @ 9:00 am

As Hubbard House’s signature event, the Domestic Violence Awareness Walk raises much-needed awareness and funds each year to help victims of domestic violence and their children. The walk is a fun, free, family-friendly event that includes music, activities and more. This year’s walk will be returning to The Jacksonville Landing where participants will enjoy a scenic walk route overlooking the beautiful downtown Jacksonville skyline and the St. Johns River. The exact route has not been determined, but once it’s confirmed it will be announced via Facebook. Each person walking has their own reason for participation. By unifying in front of Jacksonville, we standing up together and walking for the mission of making every relationship violence-free. 

Kuma Hina Flim Screening @ Building 58W, Student Union Auditorium, Room 2704
Mar 31 @ 7:00 pm

Close the month with a screening of “Kuma Hina.” This revolutionary film follows the journey of a young woman inspired by a transgender Hawaiian teacher to lead the school’s male hula troupe. This event is co-sponsored by the UNF LGBT Resource Center.


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Generation W Profiles

Interviews with some of our upcoming Generation W speakers
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