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The Positive and the Possible Hits Louisville!

We are still riding high on all the positivity from yesterday’s Generation WOW Louisville!  Our first national WOW event, the day was filled with energy as speakers took the stage at the Muhammad Ali Center to share their wisdom and inspiration to more than 600 girls and mentors.  “You can’t do anything by yourself,” said high school student Sarah McCausland during an interview with WLKY in Louisville.  “Of course everyone is going to need help. And, how are you supposed... more...

In The Game Features WOW Girl Grace Freedman

We loved seeing Generation WOW Girl (and WOWsdom! contributor) Grace Freedman featured in a recent issue of In The Game Magazine.  As one of the leaders of the country’s first Generation WOW clubs, Grace has been involved with Generation WOW since her freshman year of high school where, after attending her first WOW event, she simply “fell in love with it.” “I really started developing as an international feminist myself and realized how important mentorship was–especially... more...

Change the Trajectory of a Young Girl’s Life

It’s the season of WOW and this year we are excitedly preparing for WOW events in Jacksonville, Orlando, and Lousiville. I even more encouraged by the girls who are raising their hands to join the WOW movement and the city leaders who are enthusiastically throwing their support behind these trailblazing young women. In Jacksonville, Orlando, Lousiville and soon, Washington D.C. where a young girl just reached out in hopes to start a club there, we are hearing from girls who are ready to take the... more...

Save the Date–Generation W 2019

Mark your calendars now and join us on April 5, 2019, for Generation W! More details coming soon!

Niloofar Rahmani Named Ali Center Daughter of Greatness

We are so proud of Generation W speaker Capt. Niloofar Rahmani on being named this month’s Daughter of Greatness by the Muhammad Ali Center.  The Daughters of Greatness breakfast series invites prominent women engaged in social philanthropy, activism, and pursuits of justice to share their stories with the Louisville community. The Daughters of Greatness series provides a place for dialogue and discussion on current issues of justice, community engagement, and social movements within the... more...

Heidi Hanna: How to Channel Your Stress to Help You Succeed

Our good friend and Generation W and WOW speaker Heidi Hanna shares how to channel your stress to help you succeed in her recent TEDxSDSU Talk.

WOW Is Coming–Register Today!

It is officially one of my favorite words: WOWsdom! And I am excited by the fact that it is catching on, as friends and new friends alike are sending messages about what this book has meant to them. There are those who are still asking, “What is WOWsdom?” Well, the answer is simple. We asked what happens when you join the WOW of our girls with the WISDOM of our women–AHA!–WOWsdom! It’s about the special connections, the sharing of stories and the positive and the possible... more...

Happy 100th Birthday, Katherine Johnson!

Neil Armstrong took one small step for man, but Katherine Johnson took one giant leap for all women as the mathematician who calculated the path to the moon. We are celebrating the living legend’s 100th birthday by sharing her story from MAKERS:

Why You Need a Mentor

Donna Orender recently sat down with Fast Company to explain how young women should take hold of their careers and how beneficial mentorship can be.  One of our favorite quotes: “I didn’t suppose there was any other way but to take me seriously.” Watch the video here. Want to inspire the next generation of leaders by being a mentor?  Sign up now and join us for Generation WOW.  

Ann Sabbag and Gwen Griggs Honored by JWBC

Congratulations to Ann Sabbag, Founder and President of Health Designs and 2008 ATHENAPowerLink® graduate and Gwen Griggs, Founder of ADVOS Legal, PLLC and the founding chair of the Jacksonville Women’s Business Center for being honored during this year’s JWBC Leadership Awards to be held on September 6th from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM. This event celebrates the empowering spirit of entrepreneurial women and leadership in Northeast Florida and includes presenting to our first JWBC Entrepreneurial... more...