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Member Profile: Mary Lou Hughes

Member Profile: Mary Lou Hughes

My name is Mary Lou Hughes, I was born and raised in Brule, Nebraska, a small farming community of 400 people. My father worked for the Union Pacific Railroad and my mother was a nurse at a hospital in a near by community. I met my husband, Kevin while attending...

Chair’s Corner: BOLD Change Management

Chair’s Corner: BOLD Change Management

By Michele Curry, Commerce Bank Welcome to 2021, Women’s Network! As we usher in 2021, a year with endless possibilities in store, I wanted to discuss change management. Obviously, this subject is overdue because we needed it a year ago. Our personal and professional...

Chair’s Corner: BOLD Change Management

Chair’s Corner: Talk to Your Boss!

For those of us out there working in a structure where we have someone we report to, it’s really important that we open the line of communication with our superiors when it comes to our goals and the path we see for ourselves. I brought this idea up recently at a...



Leadership Development Roundtable – January

Sponsored by: Scott Electric Diversity Series 3: Speaking Up for Those Without a Voice Lead by: TBD January 27, 2020 12 - 1 p.m....

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Changing the Odds Committee Meeting

Changing the Odds (CTO) strives to assist women who are looking for ways to improve their job prospects, including women who have never held...

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Membership Development Committee Meeting

The Membership Development Committee strengthens existing relationships with current members, previous Women’s Network leadership, as well as all potential and new members. Committee activities...

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“Women’s Network has connected me in the community in ways I never thought possible; it is the single best decision I have made in my path as a leader.”

-Michele Batye

 “Being on Steering for the first time has been empowering for my professional development as a leader.”

-Dr. Janice Dawson Threat

“My favorite part of Women’s Network is connecting and meeting new people and the Changing the Odds Committee.”

-Nadia Ryakhmyatullov

“My favorite part of Women’s Network is all the connections I’ve made by getting involved with committees.”

-Michele Curry

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