Lift IOWA – Women In The News: 3-16-20

Lift IOWA – Women In The News: 3-16-20

Do you subscribe to the Iowa Business Record? If not you might want to consider a subscription. In their latest Lift IOWA – Women in the News published on March 16 they shared information about our most recent podcast with Amy Friedrich, president of U.S. Insurance Solutions with Principal Financial Group.

They also shared the following we thought you might be interested in.

JLL manager Amber Valentine will lead the Des Moines office’s Property Management Services platform, the company announced.

NewBo City Market recently spotlighted its 15 women-owned businesses in celebration of International Women’s Day.

On the national front they shared the following you might be interested in.

Almost 90% of people are biased against women, according to a new index that highlights the “shocking” extent of the global backlash toward gender equality.

Time magazine has named a Person of the Year since 1999, and for 72 years before that it named a Man of the Year. Now, the magazine has rectified that historical imbalance with 100 Women of the Year — one for each year from 1920 to 2020.

In Texas, courts have long been dominated by male judges. But in Democratic primaries, voters have recently chosen women over men.

On International Women’s Day, NBC Sports made history by producing the first-ever all-female NHL broadcast, featuring about 30 women, both in front of and behind the camera. To mark International Women’s Day, Fortune asked 15 top business leaders to name the personality trait that they think has fueled their success.

Thank you to the Corridor Business Journal and the Iowa Business Record for continuing to celebrate diversity and inclusion in the workforce.