Stories

Taylor Richardson Featured in #WCWinSTEM
September 20, 2017 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 […] read more
Heidi Hanna Shares Tips for Navigating Stress in Midst of Storms
September 18, 2017 It seems like natural disasters are happening on a more regular basis and while we spend a lot of time talking about keeping ourselves safe before and during a storm, we loved seeing these tips on how to navigate the often long road of rebuilding and healing after the storm has passed–including some much-needed perspective […] read more
Northeast Florida’s Largest Funders Renew Relief Fund
September 13, 2017 Northeast Florida’s largest funders once again are prepared to manage Florida’s First Coast Relief Fund to assist organizations helping those in Northeast Florida affected by Hurricane Irma. United Way of Northeast Florida, United Way of St. Johns County, The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida, the Jewish Federation of Jacksonville and the Jessie Ball duPont Fund […] read more
Plan Wisely, Be Smart, and Let’s Take Care of Each Other
September 8, 2017 Katrina, Matthew, Harvey and now Irma. Harvey is barely dry and the video of people stranded has left an indelible impression of the wrath of Mother Nature and the life-changing impact that it can bring. We remain warmed by the big hearts and concerted efforts of our neighbors across the nation who have made Houston […] read more
Women Inspiring Women: The Right Partners Make All the Difference
September 6, 2017 Solving your own problem is how most successful businesses get started and is exactly how Amber Gearhart found herself as an entrepreneur. After moving into their first home, Amber was on a mission to find a cover for her toothpaste. Yes, her toothpaste. “My husband doesn’t like to share his toothpaste so he would write […] read more
Add These Gen W Authors to Your Reading List
September 6, 2017 Happy National Read A Book Day!  If you’re needing a few books to add to your list, might we recommend one of these new reads from our Gen W community?  And, if that’s not enough, check out this post for even more great books from the speakers who have graced the Generation W stage.   […] read more
Happy Labor Day Weekend!
September 1, 2017 This Labor Day weekend, we celebrate all the women and men who work hard each and every day to improve the quality of life for us all. Have a great holiday weekend! read more
Why Women Should Play Golf Now
August 30, 2017 While golf is often considered a sport dominated by men, more and more women are hitting the greens. If you haven’t participated in a golf clinic, group lesson, business-sponsored scramble or just a casual 9-hole outing with friends, you are missing out on some great life benefits.   Here are 7 benefits you will receive […] read more
The Power of Sharing Your Story
August 25, 2017 It is happening everywhere; it is that time of year when kids are going back to school. From kindergarten to college, my friends and family are dealing with the annual send off and the array of emotions that include gratitude that you will once again have a semblance of control over your household, to the […] read more
Melinda Wolfe Named Global Head of Human Resources for GLG
August 24, 2017 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 […] read more