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September 2012

Amy Salinger of SassNStyle

09/26/12

Amy Salinger of SassNStyle

Amy Salinger is a nationally recognized fashion expert. Her techniques are proven to save time and money by understanding what you own, knowing how to use it and how to evolve it. Buy what you need. Use what you have.

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Profiles in Resilience:  Margaret A. Mitchell, President and CEO, YWCA Greater Cleveland

09/24/12

Profiles in Resilience: Margaret A. Mitchell, President and CEO, YWCA Greater Cleveland

To Margaret A. Mitchell, resilience means learning from each mistake, and that includes facing your own areas for improvement.  In 2011, she began her tenure with YWCA Greater Cleveland. Mitchell has taken the organization to a new era of outcome measurement and is reshaping the agency into a high-impact nonprofit focused on delivering quality programs and services to community constituents and corporate clients that support the YWCA mission of eliminating racism and empowering women.  The theme of our 2012 community directories is Resilience: Stories of Innovation & Inspiration.  In our Northeast Ohio area directory, Margaret shares her life story and advice about resilience:   “Ultimately, resiliency has taught me the freedom of...

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Profiles in Resilience:  Cammy Dierking, TV News Anchor, WKRC-TV  Local 12

09/24/12

Profiles in Resilience: Cammy Dierking, TV News Anchor, WKRC-TV Local 12

  Over the past two decades, Cammy Dierking’s resilience has helped her achieve many things, both professionally and personally. She was the first woman sportscaster in the state of Ohio and one of the first in the country. She has worked for the CBS affiliate WKRC-TV Local 12 for the past 25 years, and now anchors the evening news.  Dierking is also a successful motivational speaker. The theme of our 2012 community directories is Resilience: Stories of Innovation & Inspiration.  In our Cincinnati area directory, Cammy shares her life story and advice about resilience: . “Resilience and a positive attitude have helped me overcome many difficult times in my life, and be the best wife, mother, co-worker, athlete, and volunteer I can...

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Profile in Resilience: Deborah Pryce, Principal, Ice Miller Whiteboard LLC and former US Congresswoman

09/23/12

Profile in Resilience: Deborah Pryce, Principal, Ice Miller Whiteboard LLC and former US Congresswoman

After her daughter’s death and divorce, with resilience and determination, Deborah Pryce harnessed the pain and negative energy she was dealing with and plunged into her work as a U.S. state representative (1993 to 2009). This focus and drive paid off; Pryce became the highest- ranking Republican woman in the history of the U.S. House of Representatives when she served as the House Conference Chair from 2003 through 2005. The theme of our 2012 community directories is Resilience: Stories of Innovation & Inspiration.  In our Columbus area directory, Deborah shares her life story and advice about resilience:   “Becoming the first woman to chair the U.S. House of Representatives’ Republican Conference is my proudest...

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2012 Columbus Release Party Conversation

09/23/12

2012 Columbus Release Party Conversation

Panelists will reveal tips for bouncing back and best practices in advancing women.

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Columbus Area Women Business Owners, Nonprofits and Corporations in the Spotlight

09/23/12

Columbus Area Women Business Owners, Nonprofits and Corporations in the Spotlight

On September 27, 2012, The Women's Book will release its fourth Columbus area directory of inspiring women and resources. In addition to sharing the new directory guests will have time to connect with the dynamic women and organizations featured within its pages. Women Business Owners in the Spotlight: "As women, we owe it to ourselves and the world to dream and play big! You have everything within you to step beyond what’s comfortable and into what’s possible. Always remember that you’re a role model for someone else, and you never know who you’re inspiring — right this minute — to be more and do more."  Amy Franko, Owner, Impact Instruction Group The quote above from Amy Franko is just one piece of...

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Profile in Resilience: Jennifer L. Brunner Principal, Brunner Quinn and former Secretary of State of Ohio

09/17/12

Profile in Resilience: Jennifer L. Brunner Principal, Brunner Quinn and former Secretary of State of Ohio

As the first woman to be elected Secretary of State of Ohio, Jennifer Brunner recognizes the importance of resilience. She’s also had to develop resilience in her personal life. “Resilience is a pathway to freedom. It builds strength. It requires courage and faith,” says Brunner.    Brunner hopes that her accomplishment of being the first and only woman to be elected Secretary of State of Ohio will inspire others to believe that they, too, can achieve their goals and dreams. She hopes it will show young women and girls that they can be whatever and whomever they want to be. Brunner says, “With resilience, I have been able to persevere through trying times, learn from them, and emerge stronger and ready for the next challenge. With resilience, I...

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Art for Life:  The Marcia Evans Gallery

09/16/12

Art for Life: The Marcia Evans Gallery

  The Marcia Evans Gallery opened in March of 2006 in the Short North Arts District, it was the place to open an art gallery! After receiving a BFA from Ohio University, Marcia entered the art gallery business after working as a Graphic Designer and stayed with it for many years, she then decided it was time to open her own gallery.  Marcia had previously worked for six art galleries as gallery manager, gallery director and corporate art consultant and owned Marcia Evans Art Consulting which became Marcia Evans Gallery to incorporate both the fine art and the art consulting, now six years later, the gallery represents many great contemporary local, regional, national and international artists and artworks in original paintings on canvas and paper, sculptures in wood,...

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Art for Life:  Milisa Valliere, Artist and Founder, Inspired By Music

09/14/12

Art for Life: Milisa Valliere, Artist and Founder, Inspired By Music

The Columbus Museum of Art will be transformed into a vibrant party space on Saturday, September 22, as AIDS Resource Center Ohio (formerly the Columbus AIDS Task Force) presents Art for Life 2012, its biennial gala fundraiser. The live and silent art auctions and party historically attract a crowd approaching 2,000 supporters and art lovers, who will bid on artwork donated by local and national artists.  This series of blog spots will focus on some of the artists and their artwork being contibuted.   Milisa Valliere is the artist behind the multimedia exhibition “Inspired By Music.” Her work is especially unique because her paintings are influenced by music. She paints to a variety of music genres, including rock, classical, world, blues and jazz. The...

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Profile in Resilience: Nancy Kramer, Founder, Chairman and Chief Culture Officer, Resource

09/13/12

Profile in Resilience: Nancy Kramer, Founder, Chairman and Chief Culture Officer, Resource

Nancy Kramer is profiled in our new Columbus area directory of inspiring women and resources that will be released on September 27, 2012. Our theme is Resilience: Stories of Innovation & Inspiration. Despite the fact that Nancy Kramer’s company, Resource, has been in business for more than 30 years, the company, and Nancy, have experienced their share of successes and disappointments. Kramer says that she would not have stayed in business this long without discovering her resilience, as well as the resilience in those she works with. She says, “I believe resilience is different for every one of us. For me, it’s a gut feeling. I've overcome much adversity both personally and professionally, but every time I have had the courage to...

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Art for Life:  Woman as Artist - Rachel Stern

09/12/12

Art for Life: Woman as Artist - Rachel Stern

  The Columbus Museum of Art will be transformed into a vibrant party space on Saturday, September 22, as AIDS Resource Center Ohio (formerly the Columbus AIDS Task Force) presents Art for Life 2012, its biennial gala fundraiser. The live and silent art auctions and party historically attract a crowd approaching 2,000 supporters and art lovers, who will bid on artwork donated by local and national artists.  This series of blog spots will focus on some of the artists and their artwork being contibuted. As a Professional Artist, Rachel’s painting, ‘Shoes at Rest’, was juried into the 2012 Art for Life, exhibit and auction. Believing that we have a responsibility to support research to find a cure for AIDS,  Rachel has donated a piece of her art...

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"It's a sign of respect . . ." by Shelley Menduni

09/04/12

"It's a sign of respect . . ." by Shelley Menduni

  Recently two airlines refused travel to passengers that they considered “inappropriately” dressed. One passenger was approached by a Southwest Airline’s gate agent alleging she was showing too much cleavage.  In another situation a passenger was confronted by wearing a T-shirt with a four letter expletive on it.  Both individuals posted their stories to sympathetic bloggers but as one passenger clearly stated “It’s an unspoken rule that when you go out in public, you should be respectful”.  An informal survey of passengers at Dallas-Fort Worth International  airport found much support for limits on clothing. Conversely, the next time you fly, check out first...

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Profile in Resilience: Brenda McAuliffe, Assurance Partner, Ernst & Young LLP

09/04/12

Profile in Resilience: Brenda McAuliffe, Assurance Partner, Ernst & Young LLP

  When Brenda McAuliffe thinks about resilience, her thoughts turn to flexibility. She believes that to be resilient, a person must also be flexible. This philosophy has served her well in all aspects of her life and career.    The theme of our 2012 community directories is Resilience: Stories of Innovation & Inspiration.  In our Columbus area directory, Brenda shares her life story and advice about resilience:   "With resilience I have been able to persevere and thrive for 24 years in what was very much a male-dominated profession when I started in accounting. I'm proud that I've been able to maintain balance in a dynamic environment at both work and home. After having my first child four years into my career with Ernst...

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Meet Our 2012 Columbus Area Profiles

09/03/12

Meet Our 2012 Columbus Area Profiles

On September 27, 2012, The Women's Book will release its fourth annual Columbus area directory of local inspiring women and resources.  This year's theme is Resilience: Stories of Innovation & Inspiration. In addition to showcasing community organizations, woman-owned businesses and corporate initiatives that serve as sources of support and inspiration for women, this year's directory features a compilation of profiles of women who candidly share their life stories and advice about resilience. These profiles include: Resilience Builders: Virginia O’Keeffe, CEO, Amethyst Michelle Hannan, Director of Professional and Community Services, Salvation Army Anna Beekley Cluxton, Ex-officio, National Board of Directors, Young Survival...

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