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Women in Leadership Profile: Mary Kay Bredeson

Women in Leadership Profile: Mary Kay Bredeson By Deb Moller When someone retires, a common comment is that they are starting a new chapter in their lives. Most of the time, people are secretly certain that the coming chapter will be less interesting, less challenging, and less important [...]

Women’s History Month Resources

For Teachers A selection of resources for teachers https://womenshistorymonth.gov/for-teachers/ Digital Classroom Resources - Explore all of the resources the National Women’s History Museum has created. There are lesson plans, biographies, posters, primary sources, and more. https://www.womenshistory.org/students-educators/digital-classroom-resources Lesson Plans on Notable Women and Women’s History in General. https://www.adl.org/education/resources/tools-and-strategies/womens-history-month-resources Domestic Abuse [...]

Women in Emergency Management: Continuing to Break Barriers

By Kellie Hale First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt Courtesy of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Library archives. Did you know that First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt is considered the initial supporter of women in the field of emergency management? Mrs. Roosevelt encouraged her husband to appoint Florence Kerr [...]

Women are Essential to Peace…

By Linda Crerar The United Nations has sponsored International Women’s Day since 1975. When adopting its resolution on the observance of International Women’s Day, the United Nations General Assembly cited the following reasons: “To recognize the fact that securing peace and social progress and the full enjoyment of human rights [...]

Women in Leadership Profile: Elizabeth Klute

By Deb Moller Imagine a book of inspiring stories about women leading interesting lives. A teenage girl working as a wireman for the local electric company.  A sheep shearer in New Zealand. A sailor living aboard a boat for seven years. A woman who taught Bill Gates [...]

Press Release: December 10, 2020

Dec. 10, 2020 Congratulations to Curry Mayer - New Director of the Seattle Office of Emergency Management (OEM) Lakewood, WA - The Center of Excellence for Homeland Security Emergency Management (CoE-HSEM) would like to congratulate Curry Mayer for her appointment as Director of the Seattle Office of Emergency Management (OEM). [...]

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Progressive Women’s Leadership

Progressive Women's Leadership Our mission is simple: Empower and elevate women leading the way at work. We began offering training specifically to women to advance their leadership skills back in 2005. Since then we have worked with well over 75,000 women. Progressive Women’s Leadership is the trusted resource for [...]

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