Stories

Natalie’s Orchid Island Juice Company Honored by FABI
March 23, 2017 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 […] read more
Amanda Mickelson named to All-Academic Team
March 23, 2017 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 […] read more
Talking Generation W Breakout Sessions on First Coast News
March 22, 2017 Generation W Partner Web.com‘s Mary Kellmanson recently joined Donna Orender on WJCT’s “First Coast News” to talk more about the Breakout Sessions available during this year’s Generation W.  Click here to listen. Will you be joining us on March 31st?  Click here for more information & registration.   read more
Yvette Angelique Hyater-Adams and the Power of WOWsdom
March 21, 2017 “I’m a fierce supporter of women and leadership development,” said Yvette Angelique Hyater-Adams during her interview on The Chat.  “And for me this conference [Generation W] is all about that.” Yvette joined Donna Orender and the ladies of The Chat to discuss the power of WOWsdom.  Watch the clip below and make plans to join […] read more
Michelle Cook and Donna Orender on The Chat
March 21, 2017 Did you see Generation W’s Donna Orender and Michelle Cook, Director of Patrol and Enforcement for the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, on The Chat yesterday? Watch the clips below and be sure to join us on March 31st at the University of North Florida for Generation W 2017 where Michelle will be joined by other amazing […] read more
Times-Union Features “Women in Blue”
March 20, 2017 We were so excited to see this great article by Beth Reese Cravey in the Florida Times-Union on Sunday regarding the female trailblazers in law enforcement who will be on the Generation W stage March 31, 2017. Here’s an excerpt: “Early on, being a woman in law enforcement was very challenging. From officers who didn’t want […] read more
The Changing Face of Law Enforcement
March 18, 2017 Last year I read the first two pages of Jay Newton-Small’s book, Broad Influence: How Women Are Changing the Way America Works and I was hooked. A day and a half later I was smarter and wiser. I was particularly taken by her research around women in law enforcement. As we have engaged on the issues […] read more
Ready to Go to Space Camp?
March 17, 2017 Generation WOW girl and Generation W speaker Taylor Richardson (aka Astronaut StarBright), is sending two local youths from Jacksonville, FL, to Space Camp with the remaining funds from her recent GoFundMe campaign (you can still contribute–click here!). Applicants must be between the ages of 12-16 and write an essay on why he or she should go […] read more
The Wow of a 13-year-old and the Wisdom of her Gram
March 17, 2017 Calla:         Hey Gram…. I’ve started thinking about helping to make my community a better place. I think it’s very important for young girls like me to speak up and create change. I started at my school. Did I tell you that I submitted an idea to my school about teacher recognition awards? I realized that […] read more
Carolyn Buck Luce Cracks the Code on Winning Female Health Consumers
March 16, 2017 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 […] read more