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Events

Intelligent, inspiring events that create opportunities for women.

Angles and Impacts of Childcare

Quality, affordability, accessibility. The wish list continues for child care in Iowa. Join area employers and advocates who will share the latest developments and continued need.

Registration will be open on October 4th.


Panelists:

Jennifer Banta - HER Speak Up! Panelist

Jennifer Banta
Iowa City Area Business Partnership, Vice President, Advocacy & Community Development, Member of the Governor’s Child Care Task Force and Co-founder of the Johnson County Child Care Coalition

Dawn Oliver Wiand
President and CEO, Iowa Women’s Foundation


Erin Jordan - The Gazette
Erin Jordan – Moderator

HER Woman of Achievement Awards 2021

2021 PRESENTING SPONSOR OF THE HER WOMEN OF ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

 

Keynote Speaker: Patti Seda

Patti SedaPatti spent 25 years in business, starting first as an HR Assistant then eventually leading HR teams for a global organization. She saw people at their best and when they struggled the most, and found herself in those situations, as well. In 2016 she took that experience and started her consulting business, with a focus of guiding individuals and teams to be their professional best through executive coaching, succession planning, employee engagement and communication. For a coaching session in the comfort of your own home, read her Amazon #1 Best Seller, Discovering Job Joy; Your Guide to Stretching Without Snapping!

2021 Women of Achievement Honorees

Abbie Otten

Abbie Otten
Collins Aerospace and Coralville Women's Forum

Anne Langguth

Anne Langguth
Wolfe Eye Clinic

Casey Peck

Casey Peck
Kalona Cooperative Technology Company

Deb Ralston

Deb Ralston
Peoples Community Health Clinic

Denine Rushing

Denine Rushing
Willis Dady Homeless Services

Jen Winter

Jen Winter
City of Cedar Rapids
Outstanding Community Leadership Award

Jennifer Banta

Jennifer Banta
Iowa City Area Business Partnership

Julie Parisi

Julie Parisi
NewBo City Market

Kathy Waychoff

Kathy Waychoff
College Community School District

LaNisha Cassell

LaNisha Cassell
African American Museum of Iowa

Maria Dean

Maria Dean
Coe College

Rachel Rockwell

Rachel Rockwell
Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation

Sofia DeMartino

Sofia DeMartino
Horizons, A Family Service Alliance

Read About the Honorees​

Casey Peck

Casey Peck is fulfilling her big dreams by leading a small-town cooperative.  Born...

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About HER

Sharing strength, acheivements and leadership.

The HER brand launched in 2017, with a commitment to provide comfortable, inclusive space to host conversations on important issues for and in support of women throughout Eastern Iowa.

Through multiple platforms, the HER brand is a space to share experiences while finding inspiration from the strength and stories of others. Today, the HER platforms include HER Magazine, HER e-newsletter (entitled HER @Work), HER Women of Achievement, and the newly launched HER Speak Up! Series.

Explore ways to become a part of the HER experience:
Events and Programming: Chelsea Grieder (Chelsea.Grieder@thegazette.com)
HER Magazine: Quinn Pettifer (Quinn.Pettifer@thegazette.com)
Advertising or Sponsorship Inquiries: Debbie Scott (Debbie.Scott@thegazette.com)

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