Items Tagged with 'Women'

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Women need opportunities

December 20, 2013
Editor: The statistics in your recent editorial, “Ignoring women leaders fouls the region’s economy” (Dec. 16), are unfortunately the grim reality of women leadership across the country. Read More

Women and beer become a more common pairing

April 19, 2013
Amanda Geiger has only been able to find six or so. And that’s troublesome because she needs 12. Read More

From cookies to future CEOs

February 22, 2013
What do Lucille Ball, Katie Couric, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Sally Ride and Condoleezza Rice have in common? They were all Girl Scouts. Read More

Debate focused on ways to close womens wage gap

August 31, 2012
| By Wei Yu

LANSING — Wages for Michigan women remain much lower than for men, the American Community Survey for Equal Pay shows. The state ranks 42nd nationally in its gender-based wage gap.

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One success begets another for GR mom entrepreneur

August 27, 2012

Christy Malone has been pretty busy for a “stay-at-home” mom. In 2008, she franchised the southeast Michigan “mom-to-mom sale,” a six-hour resale extravaganza scheduled for DeVos Hall this year on Sept. 15. She also started a Smart Bottoms cloth diaper business featuring an organic cloth diapering system, sold from her home in Grand Rapids. That business has grown to sales in several major national retailers, and Malone no longer had time to coordinate West Michigan’s biggest “yard sale,” aka West Michigan Mom’s Show.

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Upcoming Event

Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women Seeds of GROWth Conference

10/17/12
Goei Center
818 Butterworth St. SW
Grand Rapids, MI
United States
Connections, Education and Leadership Read More