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Member Profile: Shana Trager

Member Profile: Shana Trager

Current job or job title: General Manager of Pressed. Hometown: Chillicothe, MO First job: Assistant Gymnastics Coach at the age of 15 1/2 College/degree(s): Mizzou, B.S. in Hospitality Management, emphasis Conference & Events, Minor in Business What led you to...

Chair’s Corner: Rethinking Stress

Chair’s Corner: Rethinking Stress

By Teresa Snow, MU Health Care, Women's Network Chair I feel like an expert on stress! I’m a married mother of four young adults with a fulltime job and an aging parent. Any working woman probably has a similar list of potential stressors. I had years when I...

Chair’s Corner: Rethinking Stress

Chair’s Corner: Four Benefits to Greater Engagement

By Teresa Snow, MU Health Care, Women's Network Chair Thank you for taking the time to read this message. If your only engagement with the Women’s Network is two to three minutes reading this blog, I want to take this opportunity to explain why giving one to two hours...



Special Events Committee Meeting

The Special Events Committee plans several large events throughout the year, including fall and spring mixers, the ATHENA International Awards Banquet, Roses for Mentors...

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Leadership Team Meeting

The Leadership Team is the governing body of Women's Network, responsible for strategic planning, budget management, and overall direction of the network. This is...

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Marketing & Communications Committee Meeting

The Marketing & Communications Committee promotes Women’s Network activities and events through a variety of digital and traditional media channels. The committee prepares brochures,...

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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 Leadership Team 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 through serving on my 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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