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Mentors vs Sponsors
Why You Need a Sponsor–Not Just a Mentor
November 21, 2014 “Popular business press loves to say read more
Female Friendships
Give Thanks to These Female Friendships
November 20, 2014 As women, our friendships sustain us.  They read more
Gratitude during a Crisis
“In the absence of gratitude, there is stress and sadness”
November 19, 2014 During the next few days, we will all be read more
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Saying Hi: Continuing Golf’s Positive Outreach to Women
November 18, 2014 By Donna Orender My recent column for read more
Global Mentor Walk Nigeria
Nigerian Women are “Walking to Inspire”
November 17, 2014 The Geraldine Mentor Walk is always a read more
World Kindness Day
5 Ways Being Kind is Good for Your Health
November 13, 2014 Happy World Kindness Day!  We can all agree read more
The enthusiasm of the audience
The Faces of Generation WOW
November 13, 2014 Last Wednesday, we welcomed nearly 300 high read more
Women in Tech to Follow on Twitter
10 Women in Tech to Follow on Twitter
November 12, 2014 If you are in the tech world, Twitter should read more
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Honoring Women Veterans
November 11, 2014 Today, as we honor all those who have read more
Rethreaded Holiday Sale
Shop for Freedom with Rethreaded
November 10, 2014 While our holidays should always be merry and read more

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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: Continuing Golf's Positive Outreach to Women My recent column for SportsBusiness Daily: The white dimpled ball knows not the gender of the hand that places it on the tee, no more so than the golf 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 authorThe "Otherhood": Is This The New Power Demographic of Women?I was intrigued  by the new study released from DeVries Global that shows us that the reality of today’s single woman without children is much different than what was portrayed in 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

Forbes Women

Grandparents: Market-to-Market -- The Supermarket Guide to the Stock MarketSun, 23 Nov 2014 12:55:00 GMTGrandparents, the world is your classroom. Use it! Even a simple trip to the grocery store can teach your grandchildren wonders about the stock market.
New Study: Major Investors Worried About Companies' Readiness For Climate ChangeSat, 22 Nov 2014 19:08:54 GMTAccording to a new study from PwC, 58% of large institutional investors are "dissatisfied" with companies' preparedness for the risks posed by climate change. Fortunately, read more

Calendar of Events

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Nov
29
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Community First Jacksonville Light Boat Parade @ St. Johns River
Nov 29 @ 7:00 pm

Start the holiday season with family and friends along the banks of the St. Johns River as captains and crews showcase their enchanted vessels on the beautiful St. Johns River.

Dec
2
Tue
Downtown Development Power Breakfast @ EverBank Stadium
Dec 2 @ 7:30 am – 9:30 am

Hear from local developers, civic leaders, and government officials on what will be done and more importantly GET done in the next year to keep momentum downtown.

OneSpark Creator Academy: PitchCraft @ CoWork Jax
Dec 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Get the foundation and resources necessary to develop a killer elevator pitch and learn how best to communicate to the various audiences you’ll be pitching to.

You’ll learn:

  • Keys to communicating your project concept & unique value proposition
  • How to tailor your pitch for different audiences and purposes
  • How to own the stage and use your space
  • Best practices and tips for a killer pitch

Speakers

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donnadeegan
Donna DeeganPresident and CEO/Chief Eternal Optimist of The Donna Foundation and 26.2 With Donna
John Delaney
John DelaneyPresident of the University of North Florida
Allison W. Keller
Allison W. KellerSVP Corporate Affairs & Human Resources, PGA TOURSVP Corporate Affairs & Human Resources, PGA TOUR
Amy Cowan
Amy CowanDirector, Agency Business Development, Google
Mary Kelli Palka
Mary Kelli PalkaLocal Editor of Florida Times-Union

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