Why Iowa women matter: Changing lives

May 18, 2012

Iowa women are embracing change. In Iowa, more women have been welcomed into the military and more women are graduating from college. However, these changes are not enough. "SHE MATTERS: 2012 Status of Women and Girls in Iowa" reports an insignificant number of women being recognized in positions in legislature, insurance industries and on boards across the state.

The report also indicates that a percent of women are far from the ideal state of independence. Read more about "SHE MATTERS" and Terry Hernandez's input on the condition of females here.


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Words of Wisdom

“When I became the first woman to serve as White House press secretary, it changed my life. But it didn’t change the world. And I came to believe it would take more women—lots more women—to do that.”
Dee Dee Myers (2010 Conference Speaker)