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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...

Preorder Gen W Blogger Sanyin Siang’s New Book

Congratulations to Gen W blogger Sanyin Siang on the launch of her new book   Sanyin Siang, Executive Director of the Coach K Leadership & Ethics Center (COLE) at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, Generation W 2016 speaker and Generation W blogger, has just launched her new book, The Launch Book. “Every launch is a change that creates uncertainty, fears of failure, and self-doubt,” says Sanyin. “But launches should inspire. So how do you ignite action... more...

Donna Orender to Speak at NDMU

Donna Orender to Speak during Notre Dame’s 2017 Busta Lecture in Business     Notre Dame’s 2017 Busta Lecture in Business -an annual event honoring leading female professionals-welcomes former WNBA president Donna Orender. She is the founder and CEO of Orender Unlimited and a distinguished trailblazer in women’s athletics. Having earned all-star status as a player in the Women’s Professional Basketball League, Orender served from 2006 to 2011 as president of the... more...

Tiffany Dufu Authors New Book

Former Generation W speaker Tiffany Dufu launches new book     Congratulations to former Generation W speaker Tiffany Dufu on the launch of her book Drop the Ball: Achieving More By Doing Less. Tiffany recently talked about her new book in an article for Fortune. “Drop the Ball is the story of my three-year journey to answer that question [How can I manage it all?]—to figure out what really mattered to me, how to achieve it, and what support structures I needed to put in place... more...

Shelley Diamond Leads New Y&R Social Impact Practice

Shelley Diamond to lead Y&R Inspire Change, a global impact practice     Y&R has launched a global social impact practice, Y&R Inspire Change, geared towards both nonprofit organizations and brands incorporating social purpose strategies. The new practice is led by former Generation W speaker Shelley Diamond, Y&R’s chief client officer, and begins with two current agency clients, UNCF (United Negro College Fund) and Special Olympics. “Our research shows that the lines... more...

Natalie’s Orchid Island Juice Company Honored by FABI

Natalie’s Orchid Island Juice Company’s Blood Orange Juice Receives FABI Award     Generation W Catering Partner Natalie’s Orchid Island Juice Company’s Blood Orange Juice has won a prestigious Food and Beverage Industry Award (FABI) at the annual competition hosted by the National Restaurant Association.  Each year, the Associations’ FABI Awards honor the year’s most delicious, unique and exciting food and beverage products.“It’s a special honor to have leaders... more...

Amanda Mickelson named to All-Academic Team

Generation W speaker Amanda Mickelson named to San Diego Union-Tribune All-Academic Team       Congratulations to Generation W speaker Amanda Mickelson for being named to the San Diego Union-Tribune All-Academic Team. The All-Academic Team honors juniors and seniors who participated in a California Interscholastic Federation-approved varsity sport and maintained a cumulative, weighted grade-point average of 3.0 or better. Click here to see the entire list of honorees.