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REFLECTIONS with Betty Tice

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Betty Tice, one of Columbia’s most seasoned real estate agents, has been a member of Women’s Network since Women’s Network began. She was recruited by Ruth Stone, who worked with OATS at the time. Betty has been thankful to her since Ruth reached out and asked her to join, not missing a year of membership. …

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REFLECTIONS of Muriel & Elliot Battle

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“She was the ideal mother, wife, sorority sister, and a major influence on my life.” Longtime friend Carolyn Allen was talking about Muriel Battle. Battle was an early president of Women’s Network. Muriel and husband Elliot were larger than life for their leadership roles in the Chamber, Columbia, and Mid Missouri. As Allen says, “Muriel …

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Voices from the Past: Jan Grossman

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VOICES FROM THE PAST: PAST PRESIDENT jan grossman   One of the “Founding Mothers.” That’s how Jan Grossman describes her early experiences with Women’s Network (WN). Grossman was one of seven original members of WN. The story is quite interesting. Seven members of the Small Business Committee decided there needed to be a forum for …

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Voices From the Past- President Deb Snellen

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Voices from the Past: Past President Deb Snellen “Building relationships and strategic networking.” That’s what Deb Snellen says Women’s Network and leadership are all about. And Snellen should know—she taught leadership for 25 years. Now, she’s working for the University of Missouri’s Office of Advancement in Corporate Relations. In other words, she’s seeking leaders who will …

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Debin Benish Outstanding Businesswoman Award

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Debin Benish started Delta Systems Group at a time when women were not encouraged to venture out on their own, especially not in a technology field. During her 18 years in business, Debin and her staff trained thousands of people in mid-Missouri on many different software programs and provided computer network support to hundreds of …

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January Luncheon- Strengths-Based Leadership Session With Dr. Leigh Anne Taylor Knight

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For decades, Gallup scientists have researched the topic of leadership. They’ve surveyed a million work teams, conducted more than 50,000 in-depth interviews with leaders, and even interviewed 20,000 followers to ask what they admired in the most important leader in their life. The results of that research are unveiled in the book Strengths-Based Leadership.  Our …

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Voices From The Past: Patricia Hostetler

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I became a member of Women’sNetwork in 1988, on the suggestion of a co-worker. She was a member of the Steering Committee and President-Elect. I remember my first meeting as if it were yesterday. I met so many people, and left wondering what it was I had gotten myself into. After several more meetings, my …

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