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Taylor Richardson Featured in #WCWinSTEM

Generation WOW and W speaker Taylor Richardson featured in #WCWinSTEM     So proud of Taylor Richardson (aka Astronaut StarBright) for once again inspiring girls in STEM. Taylor, an aspiring engineer and astronaut, is the most recent young woman featured in #WCWinSTEM, a series that focuses on girls of color who are “inspiring young minds to be engineers”.  Taylor’s interview is filled with great nuggets of wisdom and inspiration including our favorite quote: “Always... more...

Melinda Wolfe Named Global Head of Human Resources for GLG

Melinda Wolfe joins Gerson Lehrman Group as Global Head of HR     GLG (Gerson Lehrman Group, Inc.) recently announced that Melinda Wolfe has joined the company as Global Head of Human Resources, overseeing all aspects of HR operations for the company and joining its senior management team. Wolfe, who has been a Generation W speaker, has more than 20 years of experience at the highest levels of global human resources management, most recently serving as the Chief Human Resources Officer... more...

UNF Senior Angela Inciong Honored for Mentoring Teens

UNF Senior Angela Inciong Honored for Mentoring Teens   Congratulations to Angela Inciong, a student at Brooks College of Health at the University of North Florida, for being recognized with the Senior Service Award, which is presented to a graduating senior for outstanding volunteer service by the UNF Alumni Association. In partnership with C.A.M.P. Osprey, Inciong met with 8 students from River City Science Academy each week teaching them about how to build leadership skills such as public... more...

Meet the 2017 Women of Influence

Congratulations to 2017 Women of Influence     The Jacksonville Business Journal recently announced the 17 women who will be honored as Women of Influence during an event on August 22nd. This award recognizes the women who have helped shape the Jacksonville community and the region overall by their involvement in businesses, non-profits, and the public sector. This year’s winners: Teri Sowder, Cathy Chambers, Charu Raheja, Heather Quick, Ellen Sullivan, Lynne Elliott, Tracey Westbrook,... more...

Borders, Solomon, Overholt Named Most Powerful Women in Sports

Lisa Borders, Molly Solomon & Alison Overholt named Most Powerful Women in Sports   Congratulations to all the women who have been named to Adweek’s list of Most Powerful Women in Sports, especially the three that have graced the stage at Generation W: Lisa Borders (Generation W 2012), Molly Solomon (Generation W 2013), and Alison Overholt (Generation W 2016).  Thank you for all you do to inspire us all and influence generations of players and fans. Click here for the entire list... more...

Gen WOW Girls Bring Attention to and Educate Others on Sexual Assault

Thank you, Gen WOW PVHS for raising awareness of sexual assault     April marked Sexual Assault Awareness Month. In order to bring attention to this serious problem as well as to educate others, Gen WOW of Ponte Vedra High School organized a basic self-defense class. This amazing afternoon empowered participants through situational awareness, defensive postures, and powerful Ju-Jitsu maneuvers. Members reported feeling in control of their bodies and powerful in their own skin.  These... more...

John Gerzema Named Co-CEO of Harris Insights & Analytics

John Gerzema has been named co-chief executive officer of Harris Insights & Analytics   Generation W 2014 speaker John Gerzema has been named a co-chief executive officer of Harris Insights & Analytics.  He will be sharing co-chief executive officer duties with Will Johnson.  Previously, Gerzema and Johnson were senior executives at Young & Rubicam Group. Gerzema was Chairman/CEO and Johnson was President at BAV Consulting which oversees BrandAsset Valuator, the world’s... more...

Carla Harris to Keynote MGM’s Women’s Leadership Conference

Carla Harris to be featured keynote speaker at Women’s Leadership Conference   Financial expert and best-selling author Carla Harris will be the featured keynote speaker at the MGM Resorts Foundation’s 11th annual Women’s Leadership Conference (WLC). The non-profit event will be held Aug. 7 and 8 at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV. Harris who was a speaker during Generation W 2014, is the managing director and senior client advisor at financial services giant... more...

Adecco Named Top Company for Executive Women

Gen W Partner Adecco named one of the 2017 NAFE Top Companie for Executive Women     Congratulations to Generation W Partner Adecco for being named one of the 2017 NAFE Top Companies for Executive Women.  In a recent feature for Working Mother magazine the company, which is helmed by President Joyce Russell (who was a Generation W 2017 speaker), was honored for being a “place where women from diverse backgrounds can launch spectacular careers.”  Russell herself started there... more...

Taylor Richardson Speaks at D.C.’s March For Science

Congrats Taylor Richardson on speaking at D.C.’s March For Science     We are constantly amazed at how much our Generation WOW girl (and Generation W 2017 speaker) Taylor Richardson accomplishes each month.  A few weeks ago, Taylor was speaking on the main stage at Washington D.C.’s March For Science event.  CNN covered it live and has a video on its Facebook page–you’ll see Taylor around the 19:50 mark! She got to meet people like QuestLove, Little Miss Flint... more...