As a host of external dynamics reshape the business landscape across sectors, a diverse workforce will be a key driver of innovation and future success. Companies are responding to these marketplace changes in many ways—one of the most fundamental of which is looking at employees more holistically and embracing a greater variety of backgrounds, perspectives, gender, race and religions.
The Women’s Conference of Florida is excited to announce its 2017 community partnership with Dress for Success Tampa Bay! Through this partnership, the organizations will work together to promote the “Purses. Pearls. Purpose.” campaign.
On May 19 and 20, 2016, more than 900 professional women from across Florida converged in Tampa to attend the inaugural Women’s Conference of Florida, the first-ever statewide women’s conference in the Sunshine State.
This is an exciting time to be a working mother. In previous generations, even as more women started to enter the workforce, balancing motherhood and a career often meant a choice. You could do one or the other but not both. That perception is starting to change, though, as women today are deciding that having children does not mean sidelining a promising career and that growing with your job does not make you “married to your job.”
Cheryl Strayed, author of the #1 New York Times bestselling memoir Wild, has just joined our conference line up! Since this is an opportunity we absolutely couldn’t pass up, we’re shaking things up a bit. Instead of an opening reception at Port Tampa Bay, Terminal 2 the evening of Thursday, May 19 we’ll now be hosting a Wild film night in its place at the historic Tampa Theatre featuring Cheryl!
Check out this awesome video from Pinellas County Schools! Five female students from Lakewood High School will work with Tech Data Corporation to address the need for more women in STEM for the 2016 Young Women in Tech Challenge!
A busy schedule is one of the biggest reasons why women put their health on the backburner. Neglecting your health — especially your spine wellness — can put you at risk for developing neck and back pain as well as other serious health conditions. Get the scoop from Dr. Michelle Briscoe, D.C., a Chiropractor at Laser Spine Institute and Dr. Monica Vargas, M.D., a Physiatrist at Laser Spine Institute, on how you can take charge of your spine health during that daily grind.
On average, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States, according to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. These women and men are our friends, family, co-workers and neighbors. Domestic violence is a devastating social issue that touches every part of our communities – making it not just a domestic issue, but everyone’s business.
March is Women’s History Month, the time of year we collectively celebrate and acknowledge the significant contributions of women to history and contemporary society. In honor of this special month, we’re spotlighting Karen Mincey, an executive with TECO Energy, to learn more about her personal story and the trail she’s blazed for today’s women.
Woven into the very fabric of Black History Month are countless, remarkable stories of history makers – many of them women – who’ve helped make equality a reality. In fact, we’re fortunate to live in a time where this history is not just in our past, but is being made all around us – right before our eyes.
Millennials have big goals for the future — goals that don’t involve the perfect selfie posted to Instagram with trending hashtags. In a world that’s branded them as tech-savvy socializers, Laser Spine Institute knows that millennials are focused on more than just their social media image — they want to build successful careers.
Women in Florida can now register for the state’s first of its kind professional women’s conference. The two-day event aimed at empowering women in various professions features a number of respected professionals and thought leaders, exhibits, networking opportunities and panel discussions.
Whether you’re a wife, mother or friend, being a caregiver comes with a tough routine. Between scheduling appointments, managing medications or getting dinner into the oven, you’re always striving to make each day better and brighter for those who count on you.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ most recent studies, women still earn more than 20 percent less than their male counterparts; a significant difference and one that requires a redoubling of efforts by all who seek a level playing field in the world of work.
TAMPA — Carly Fiorina wants to “unlock potential.” Those two words were the subject of the possible Republican presidential candidate’s talk Thursday afternoon in Tampa. Yet in front of about 300 local business leaders — almost all women — the former Hewlett-Packard CEO hinted at her own ambitions.
Hundreds of business women gathered Thursday at the Floridan Palace Hotel in downtown Tampa for a luncheon, guest speakers and special announcement. The news? A new conference aimed at helping Florida’s professional women network and find resources to empower them to take on leadership opportunities.