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Happy Labor Day Weekend!
August 29, 2014 This Labor Day weekend, we celebrate all the read more
Tina Lifford Talks THE CIRCLE, JAX & IAE
August 29, 2014 Earlier this week, we had the honor of read more
Ready to Take the Next Step in Your Career?
August 27, 2014 Timing is everything–especially when it read more
Do You Believe in Magic? Donna Orender Does
August 26, 2014 “When people get together, especially read more
Happy Women’s Equality Day!
August 26, 2014 In 1971 the U.S. Congress designated August read more
Richard E. Lapchick
Dr. Richard Lapchick on College Sport as an EOE
August 25, 2014 Our friend and Generation W speaker Dr. read more
Are You Ready Jacksonville? The Circle Is Here!
August 22, 2014 This is it!  This is the weekend we have been read more
Shelley Diamond
Shelley Diamond Takes On New Y&R Role
August 21, 2014 Congratulations to our good friend–and read more
Donna Orender and the Impact of Mo’ne Davis
August 20, 2014 Great post from Kelly Wallace, CNN’s read more
5 Ways to Make the Most of Back-to-School Season
August 20, 2014 The back-to-school season is upon us and even 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: Guest Post from Laura Morey Guest post from Laura Morey, an actor based in North Florida and host of Simple Solutions Diva--.   The Hi Generation W! I am so excited 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 authorOrganized Travel: And The Living Is Easy  It is Summer. Family travel season is here.  How do we get it all together and have fun too?  Start with a packing list -  not just because I LOVE lists, 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

Power Marketing: How To Make A Hashtag Go ViralSat, 30 Aug 2014 04:25:52 GMTHere are the social media strategies Provo, Utah used to make their news about Google Fiber go viral. You can use these strategies, too.
My Emojli Username Is TigerHeartTiger - What's Yours?Fri, 29 Aug 2014 22:15:00 GMTBack on June 30th, I signed up for Emojli because, well, that's what the Twitterverse was doing and I was intrigued by the idea of read more

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JCA’s LEAN IN Annual Kickoff Event @ Jewish Community Alliance
Sep 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Here at the J Institute, we are committed to helping women lean into their ambitions and were delighted to be the first Jewish Community Center in the United States to form LEAN IN Circles. Now, one year later, we are so excited to be kicking off our second season of LEAN IN programming with former WNBA president, sports executive and founder of Generation W, Donna Orender.   

4th Annual Remission Rocks @ River City Brewing Company
Sep 19 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Come help us kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month and celebrate Bosom Buddies’ 26th anniversary!  Join us at River City Brewing Company as we raise money and awareness about breast cancer.

Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door.  The ticket includes one drink and appetizers.  Happy hour is until 7 pm.

All proceeds go to Bosom Buddies, a local organization that has been the lifeline for women with breast cancer for 26 years.


TEACH: Better Together @ Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront
Oct 4 @ 7:30 am – 3:30 pm

Calling All Educators!

WJCT is proud to present the third annual TEACH Conference, an event created to engage, empower and inspire teachers. TEACH 2014 will be held Saturday, October 4 at the Hyatt Regency Riverfront in downtown Jacksonville, Florida. Spend the day meeting and sharing ideas with fellow educators, learning new ways to engage students and empowering yourself to further inspire others!

Tickets are available now so tell a friend and make sure you’re a part of TEACH 2014.


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Amy CowanDirector, Agency Business Development, Google
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Gerri ElliottExecutive Vice President, Strategic Advisor, Juniper Networks
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Pamela CulpepperSenior Vice President, Global Diversity and Inclusion Officer, PepsiCo


2014-06-09 09:09:47

The Circle

A Jacksonville premiere & benefit for women and girls Tina
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