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Mia HallArticles 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 LuceArticles 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 OrenderArticles 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 ZovkoArticles 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 RossArticles 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 BeamanArticles 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 KirkwoodArticles 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 IsardArticles 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 MinglinArticles 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 HafemanArticles 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 BavingtonArticles 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 SteinArticles 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
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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.
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.
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.