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Gen W Profile: Dr. Kathryn Peyton
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Generation W on The Chat
February 27, 2015 Did you see Donna Orender and Generation W read more
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Gen W Profile: Marty Evans
February 25, 2015 Listen to our most recent Generation W read more
Delores Barr Weaver Reads “The Gates of Hope”
February 24, 2015 Listen to Delores Barr Weaver as she reads read more
Worthy of Celebration–February 2015
February 23, 2015 We are once again celebrating the read more
Saying Hi: Stories of Passion and Purpose
February 20, 2015 Her words move me, her actions inspire me, read more
Gen W Profiles: Pam Paul
February 20, 2015 Listen to our first Generation W Profile of read more
Generation WORKS: From Vision to Reality
February 18, 2015 From vision to reality, from the hope of read more
Win Two Tickets to Generation W
February 17, 2015 In honor of Random Acts of Kindness Day, we read more
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Week in Review: February 13, 2015
February 13, 2015 Been a busy week?  We can certainly 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 PurposeHer words move me, her actions inspire me, and now you too will get to meet the amazing woman, CEO and President,  , who leads , an organization founded by Hillary 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

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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. 

Women Writers Open Mic Night @ Downtown Library
Apr 1 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

On April 1, we will gather in a circle at the Downtown Library during Art Walk to hear women’s voices.  Poets, novelists, expressive writers, storytellers, and songwriters are welcome to gather and read a piece to the crowd.  We will even have a ukulele sing-along, as we want to hear women’s voices rising in song!  Pieces should be 4-6 minutes.  Men are welcome as audience members!  Light refreshments served. You can register right here.  Come tell your story.


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Generation W Profiles

Interviews with some of our upcoming Generation W speakers
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