President's Blog

  • 01 Jul 2013 4:30 PM | Sandra Edwards (Administrator)
    Please extend your congratulations to Sonja Enfinger as she has been asked to serve on the board of ION.
    ION is a national organization dedicated to growing the number of women in the boardroom.

    Formed in 2004, the InterOrganizationNetwork (ION) consists of 16 regional organizations in the United States representing more than 10,000 women in business across a wide range of industries. Through ION, these women combine their energies in advocating the advancement of women to positions of power in the business world, especially to boards of directors and executive suites.

    In the U.S., the number of women advancing to the senior ranks – the executive suite and boardroom – remains stagnant. Our message and our mission are significant in these challenging economic times. By developing corporate leadership that includes the talents of all and better reflects the composition of today’s workforce, consumers, society, and business will benefit.

    for more info on ION please visit link : http://www.ionwomen.org/about-us/board-of-directors/ 

  • 10 Apr 2013 10:54 AM | Sandra Edwards (Administrator)
    http://blog.al.com/breaking/2013/04/former_huntsville_city_council.html
  • 11 Mar 2013 5:21 PM | Sandra Edwards (Administrator)
    http://www.accountingtoday.com/news/Women-Corporate-Boards-Encourage-Better-Financial-Reporting-64656-1.html?goback=.gde_1103477_member_188854888
  • 24 Jun 2011 2:20 PM | Deleted user

    The Huntsville/Madison County Chamber of Commerce just released its list of Contenders for its annual Small Business Awards, and the Women's Economic Development Council is well-represented.

    Members nominated  in the Champions of Small Business 2011 Small Business Awards Celebration include:

    • ·         Michelle Nesin, Nesin Therapy Services - Russell Brown Exec. Leadership Award
    • ·         Salon Allure, Michelle McGough - Small Business of the Year, Professional Services
    • ·         Kimberly Ford, Dick & Miller PC - Young Professional of the Year
    • ·         ALS Association Alabama Chapter, Nancy Colin, Small Business of the Year, Nonprofit
    • ·         Heals Inc., Connie Carnes, Small Business of the Year, Nonprofit

    Congratulations to all of our nominees! The Champions of Small Business celebration will be held Thursday, Sept. 1 at the Von Braun Center North Hall. For more information, visit www.huntsvillealabamausa.com.

  • 20 Apr 2011 7:57 AM | Anonymous
    A very interesting TED talk on how women are gaining influence today. http://www.ted.com/talks/hanna_rosin_new_data_on_the_rise_of_women.html   You may also be interested in Daniel Pink's A Whole New Mind, which cites the ascendancy of right brain thinking.
  • 23 Jan 2011 8:36 PM | Anonymous
    Another article on why women don't negotiate for themselves, and a theory on why women are great at it when they embrace it: Women Fail to Ask
  • 05 Jan 2011 1:01 PM | Anonymous
    Facebook COO talks about three things to maximize your sucess:
    http://www.ted.com/talks/sheryl_sandberg_why_we_have_too_few_women_leaders.html
  • 28 Oct 2010 4:04 PM | Anonymous
    Wonder if social media is passing you by?  Don't know what the fuss is about?  The best tool for working women?  LinkedIn!  Here's why and tips on using it:
    Why Working Women Should Use LinkedIn
  • 27 Oct 2010 2:19 PM | Anonymous
    Women Shwomen in Newsweek
    The number of women in Congress is nearly certain to decline for the first time since 1978....

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