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Chair’s Corner: Networking

Chair’s Corner: Networking

By Liz Townsend Bird, The Food Bank for Central & Northeast Missouri, Women’s Network Chair Hello! I hope you all are soaking up the final days of summer as you wrap up vacations, prepare for school to start, and embark on new adventures. Farewell summer.... Read Story
Member Profile: Sarah Hudson

Member Profile: Sarah Hudson

Current job: Employee Benefit Consultant Employer: AssuredPartners / Naught-Naught Agency Hometown: Columbia, MO First job: Nanny School: Went to Mizzou for industrial engineering and did not finish my degree.  I worked at a hair salon as a receptionist at the... Read Story
Member Profile: Jaclyn Rogers

Member Profile: Jaclyn Rogers

Job title: Sales Representative  Employer: Ai Painting Plus Hometown:  Evansville, Indiana First job: Claire’s  College: Going back to college after a few years! Currently taking classes at MACC  Associate Applied Science/ Business Management ... Read Story
Book Review by Michele Curry

Book Review by Michele Curry

This book called me out, but in a good way. It explained various ways women hold themselves back and how to take action if you recognize yourself in any of these pages. I did. I expect my hard work to “speak for itself”. I overvalue being an expert on a... Read Story
Member Profile: Penny Kuhns-Knarr

Member Profile: Penny Kuhns-Knarr

Current job: Chief Human Resources Officer Hometown: Columbia for 19 years Employer: The Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri First job:  First job in Columbia was with The American Cancer Society, I was there for 4 years and loved the work, but quit... Read Story
Member Profile: Julie McDermott

Member Profile: Julie McDermott

Let’s see, where to start…my husband and I have been married for nearly 20 years. We had a cat but he passed away in February. I have a BA in Communications, Mass Media emphasis, from UMKC. While I started college there my freshman year, I transferred to Mizzou for... Read Story
Book Review by Heather Brown

Book Review by Heather Brown

On vacation last May, I was walking on the beach listening to an audiobook of Furiously Happy: A Funny Book About Horrible Things by Jenny Lawson. Jenny narrated her own story and as I looked out over the ocean, I heard her say, “I’m... Read Story

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