Message from the Board Chair – Winter 2020

An Association that Works for Women As an association, the real core of NWIIWA’s mission is to support and empower women. Even though a lot has changed this year, we’ve adapted to continue delivering high quality career-building opportunities to our members. To help build this momentum, we encourage you to get more involved with NWIIWA…

In the news: Expert to Discuss “Five Money Questions for Women” in New Webinar

As published Oct. 23, 2020 on BuildingIndiana.com – https://www.buildingindiana.com/new-nwiiwa-webinar-five-money-questions-for-women/ A new webinar will address several of the unique financial questions that women encounter. Presented by Northwest Indiana Influential Women’s Association (NWIIWA), the new “Five Money Questions for Women” presentation will be taking place online on November 11th, from 11:30AM to 12:30PM, CST. “Women have distinct…

In the news: Horizon CEO Named Leader in Banking Excellence

As posted Sept 22, 2020 on BuildingIndiana.com – https://www.buildingindiana.com/horizon-ceo-named-iba-leader-in-banking-excellence/ Craig M. Dwight, chairman and CEO of Horizon Bank, Michigan City, is being honored by the Indiana Bankers Association with the IBA Leaders in Banking Excellence award, to be presented at a private ceremony in December in Indianapolis. This award, the Association’s highest honor, celebrates exceptional…

Message from the Board Chair

Our Mission Matters More Now Than Ever Women have lost a lot of ground when it comes to gender equality this year. This is why it’s so important for our association to continue our push forward. NWIIWA’s mission to advance women has become absolutely vital – both for current members and more importantly for future…

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…

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…