News Release: Dept. of Labor Announces $4.1M to Support Women

For original release – https://www.dol.gov/newsroom/releases/eta/eta20200702-0 WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor has announced $4.1 million in grants available to community organizations to recruit, mentor, train and retain more women in quality apprenticeship programs, and to help those women pursue successful careers in manufacturing, infrastructure, cybersecurity, healthcare and other industries. “Apprenticeships provide a promising…

RDC Helps Secure Nine Loans for Women Businesses, 31 Others

The Regional Development Company (RDC), headquartered in Valparaiso, Ind., announced their 2019 year-end accomplishments and lender awards at their Annual Membership Meeting held at White Hawk Country Club on November 7, 2018. The Regional Development Company is a non-profit organization and Certified Development Company (CDC) that administers the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 504 Loan Program…

Over 800 People Celebrate NWI’s Influential Women Winners

Over 800 people gathered to celebrate the achievements of Northwest Indiana’s Influential Women award winners at the Avalon Manor in Merrillville. Attendees included representatives from many corporate entities, as well as community leaders, entrepreneurs, nonprofit organizers, and more. 24 winners were chosen from 12 different industry categories; one Influential Woman and one Up & Coming…

Women & Leadership – June 18th, 2019

The Art and Science of ‘People-ing’ This last Tuesday the Northwest Indiana Influential Women’s Association held a luncheon workshop. Ninety men and women attended the Women and Leadership workshop presented by NWIIWA. The Workshop was a huge success thanks to our speaker, Donna Flynn. Donna, from the Skills Mastery Group, presented her speech on “The…

Women & Leadership Workshop

We all know that leadership is everywhere…up, down and all-around and for many women, we find ourselves thrown into leadership positions whether we run our own businesses, get promoted at work or even in day to day social/community activities. In this session, Liz will discussed winning strategies specifically tailored for women leaders. We will explored…