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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.

Carolyn Buck Luce Cracks the Code on Winning Female Health Consumers

Carolyn Buck Luce authors new books to help healthcare companies become “gender smart”     2013 Generation W speaker Carolyn Buck Luce is the author of a new book, Reimagining Healthcare: Through a Gender Lens, that will help healthcare companies become “gender smart” and build trust with female health consumers. “The ‘SHEconomy’ is thriving. Women control $29 trillion in worldwide spending and account for 80 percent of healthcare purchases,” says... more...

Generation W Speaker Featured in Teen Vogue

Great to see Generation W speaker Amber Yang featured in Teen Vogue!     Generation W speaker Amber Yang has developed an “outer space GPS system” to catalog, track, and prevent collisions with space debris and eventually make space travel safer.  And she’s passionate about inspiring other girls in STEM. “It’s the little comments that people make and the feeling of being alone in science that can really add up and affect young girls,” Amber said in an article... more...

Dr. Pam Chally to Become Interim Provost at UNF

Congratulations to Dean Chally now Provost Chally at UNF!     Dr. Pam Chally, the dean of the Brooks College of Health (BCH), has been selected to become the interim provost and vice president of Academic Affairs for the University of North Florida. Pam has been with UNF since 1993, working her way up from associate professor to dean. In her time with BCH, she raised more than $30 million, and since 2009, has worked to increase enrollment by 23 percent. Pam’s experience in accreditation... more...

Kara Ross Honored by Museum of Arts and Design

Generation W speaker Kara Ross to receive the LOOT Award on April 3!     Congratulations to Generation W speaker Kara Ross, jewelry designer and UNLEASHED founder, on being honored at the Museum of Arts and Design’s LOOT 2017 Opening Benefit to be held on April 3, 2017. The LOOT Award is presented to luminaries in the field of jewelry, including artists, collectors, and designers and keeps with the long-standing commitment of the Museum of Arts and Design to present jewelry as an... more...

Dr. Elana Schrader on WJCT

Dr. Elana Schrader featured on WJCT’s “First Coast Connect” Dr. Elana Schrader joined Donna Orender on WJCT’s “First Coast Connect” to discuss what’s on tap for this year’s Generation W and how innovation isn’t just about “the next shiny new coin”, but it is also about finding new ways to approach problems. Listen to the interview here.

Melinda Wolfe featured in Harvard Kennedy School Mag

Generation W 2017 speaker Melinda Wolfe featured in Harvard Kennedy School Mag!     Generation W 2017 speaker Melinda Wolfe, chief human resources officer and member of the executive committee at Pearson, was recently interviewed by Harvard Kennedy School Magazine on how she is leveraging her Kennedy School education to address the financial needs of cities and states and expand opportunities for individuals in the workplace and around the globe. “Institutional change is needed in... more...

Taylor Richardson Featured as Real Life Powerpuff by Hulu

Gen WOW Girl Taylor Richardson featured as #RealLifePowerpuff by Hulu!     We couldn’t be more proud of Generation WOW girl and aspiring astronaut Taylor Richardson (aka Astronaut StarBright) on being featured as a Real Life Powerpuff by Hulu.  This 13-year-old “agent of STEM”, who hopes to someday become an astronaut, raised $17,000 to send 1,000 students to see the movie “Hidden Figures.” In a recent Forbes article, Taylor said that in the movie, “the... more...

Dr. Kathryn Pearson Peyton featured in Folio Weekly

2015 Gen W speaker Dr. Kathryn Pearson Peyton featured in Folio Weekly!     “I’m trying to change the world, at least the tiny part that I know,” said Dr. Kathryn Pearson Peyton from the Generation W stage in 2015.  Jacksonville radiologist Pearson Peyton was recently featured in Folio Weekly, giving insight into what has driven her to give women better access to their mammograms.“I knew from years of experience that we could significantly improve breast cancer screening and... more...