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Iowa's First Female Governor

Today we celebrate Kim Reynolds being sworn in as Iowa’s first female governor! On behalf of IWLC’s team and our board of directors, I congratulate Governor Reynolds on her… https://www.iwlcleads.org/blog/2017/05/iowas-first-female-governor1/

Developing Female Leadership in the Workplace

More than 200 metro-area men and women gathered recently at the first Metro Women Connect (MWC) session to tackle gender equality in the workplace. A panel of three Des Moines… https://www.iwlcleads.org/blog/2016/12/developing-female-leadership-workplace/

Post-Conference Reflections: Embracing a Diverse, Multi-Generational Workforce

More than 850 Central Iowa women and college students heard from renowned keynote and breakout session speakers at the 6th Annual Iowa Women Lead Change (IWLC) Central Iowa… https://www.iwlcleads.org/blog/2016/10/post-conference-reflections-central-iowa-womens-leadership-conference/

IWLC awarded grant from Walmart Foundation to support statewide EPIC Corporate Challenge

Iowa Women Lead Change (IWLC) has secured an important infusion of financial and community support in the amount of $25,000 from the Walmart Foundation. The grant will assist… https://www.iwlcleads.org/blog/2016/08/iwlc-awarded-grant-walmart-foundation-support-statewide-epic-corporate-challenge/

Scholarship deadlines approaching for IWLC Eastern Iowa Conference

Cedar Rapids, Iowa – Scholarship deadlines for the Iowa Women Lead Change (IWLC) Eastern Iowa Conference on April 26 are approaching for the Professional Track, Men’s Track and… https://www.iwlcleads.org/blog/2016/03/scholarship-deadlines-approaching-iwlc-eastern-iowa-conference/

Siouxland Women’s Leadership Recap

Renown Native American activist and environmental advocate Winona LaDuke charged the 400 attendees of the second annual Siouxland Women's Leadership conference on February 16 in… https://www.iwlcleads.org/blog/2016/02/siouxland-womens-leadership-recap/

IWLC announces 2016 schedule of female entrepreneurship events

Iowa Women Lead Change (IWLC) today announced its 2016 events and conferences to support female entrepreneurship and women-owned businesses. For the third straight year, IWLC will… https://www.iwlcleads.org/blog/2016/02/iwlc-announces-2016-schedule-female-entrepreneurship-events/

IWLC honors Janice Ellig with Founders' Award

Janice Ellig, co-CEO of Chadwick Ellig, was honored with the IWLC Founders’ Award at the fifth annual IWLC Central Iowa Conference on October 28, 2015.  The IWLC Founders'… https://www.iwlcleads.org/blog/2015/10/iwlc-honors-janice-ellig-founders-award/

Fifth annual Central Iowa Conference inspires

With the iconic Elton John song “The B*tch is Back” pumping through the Iowa Events Center, the fifth annual Iowa Women Lead Change (IWLC) women’s leadership conference kicked off… https://www.iwlcleads.org/blog/2015/10/fifth-annual-central-iowa-conference-inspires/

Dubuque prepares for inaugural IWLC conference

More than 300 women will participate in the inaugural IWLC Dubuque Women’s Leadership Conference on October 8 at the Grand River Center. IWLC will also present a Student Track… https://www.iwlcleads.org/blog/2015/10/dubuque-prepares-inaugural-conference/

Arianna Huffington joins other standout women at Central Iowa Conference

Arianna Huffington, co-founder, president and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post, will be the keynote speaker at the fifth annual Iowa Women Lead Change (IWLC)… https://www.iwlcleads.org/blog/2015/09/arianna-huffington-joins-other-standout-women-central-iowa-conference/

Female entrepreneurs announced for Invest in She - Des Moines

Cedar Rapids, Iowa – Iowa Women Lead Change (IWLC) today announced the six female entrepreneurs who will compete for $30,000 in the September 10 Invest in She – Des Moines… https://www.iwlcleads.org/blog/2015/09/female-entrepreneurs-announced-invest-she-des-moines/

IWLC awarded grant from McDonough Foundation

Iowa Women Lead Change (IWLC) has secured an important infusion of financial and community support from the James B. and Melita A. McDonough Foundation. The donation will fund one… https://www.iwlcleads.org/blog/2015/07/iwlc-awarded-grant-mcdonough-foundation/

IWLC announces hiring of Chief Operating Officer

Iowa Women Lead Change (IWLC) Chief Executive Officer Diane Ramsey today announced the hiring of Tiffany O’Donnell as Chief Operating Officer, the first appointment of its kind… https://www.iwlcleads.org/blog/2015/04/iwlc-announces-hiring-chief-operating-officer/

IWLC exhibitors reap benefits from networking, partnerships

At the upcoming IWLC Eastern Iowa Conference, April 21-22 in Cedar Rapids, local businesses and non-profits have the opportunity to exhibit to the more than 1,200 women, men and… https://www.iwlcleads.org/blog/2015/04/iwlc-exhibitors-reap-benefits-networking-partnerships/

Inaugural Men's Track on tap for Eastern Iowa Conference

On April 22 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa Women Lead Change (IWLC) will host its inaugural Men’s Track Program at the Eastern Iowa Conference. More than 200 men will join IWLC to learn… https://www.iwlcleads.org/blog/2015/03/inaugural-mens-track-tap-eastern-iowa-conference/

IWLC applauds Lt. Governor’s statewide tour to celebrate National Women's History Month

Iowa Women Lead Change (IWLC) Chief Executive Officer Diane Ramsey today applauded Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds’ announcement that she will embark upon a statewide tour to… https://www.iwlcleads.org/blog/2015/02/iwlc-applauds-lt-governors-statewide-tour-celebrate-national-womens-history-month/

IWLC releases 2015-2016 slate of Board of Directors, officers

Iowa Women Lead Change (IWLC) Chief Executive Officer Diane Ramsey today released the 2015-2016 IWLC Board of Directors and its slate of officers. “I continue to be impressed… https://www.iwlcleads.org/blog/2015/02/iwlc-releases-2015-2016-slate-board-directors-officers/

IWLC announces two new hires

Iowa Women Lead Change (IWLC) announced today that the organization has hired two new staff members.  Ann Reihmann has been hired as IWLC creative strategist and will be… https://www.iwlcleads.org/blog/2015/01/iwlc-announces-two-new-hires/

IWLC lauds election of first Iowa woman to United States Senate

Iowa Women Lead Change (IWLC) Chief Executive Officer Diane Ramsey tonight released the following statement regarding the political elections in Iowa: “It is with heartfelt… https://www.iwlcleads.org/blog/2014/11/iwlc-lauds-election-first-iowa-woman-united-states-senate/

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