2016 was an exciting and productive year for IWF Russia. The forum added new remarkable members, held frequent Board meetings and organized multiple gatherings of the forum members with cultural programs and informative exchange. Members of IWF Russia during the excursion to a monestary in Dedenevo located in Moscow region.
Marsha Maytum FAIA, LEED AP, is a principal at Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects (LMSA) in San Francisco. For over 30 years Marsha has focused her career on community, cultural, and socially-responsible projects that promote sustainable design. Her work has included the creation of new buildings, rehabilitation of historic buildings, and
Barbara Mikulski of IWF Washington, DC who is the longest-serving woman in congressional history, the first woman Democrat to win a Senate seat without inheriting it and the first woman to chair the Senate’s Appropriations Committee, retired this week. Mikulski is a vanguard for women in politics. Her first election
Today’s LA Times featured a story acknowledging four IWF members who are revamping some of the foremost performing arts venues in the U.S. The review, titled “Can 2016 really be called the year of the woman? Look to the arts world, and the answer is yes,” focuses on how women
IWF Bermuda member Alison Hill, CEO of leading Bermuda insurance company the Argus Group, celebrated an announcement this week that her company profited $8.2 million for the six months to the end of September. “Our culture is to do the right thing on behalf of our people, customers and shareholders. We
International Women’s Forum President Teresa V-F Weintraub concluded her tour of Argentina and Chile this month, connecting with South American forum leadership on development, sustainability and issues critical to women’s leadership today in the region. Weintraub congratulated members of IWF Chile on their 2016 reincorporation along with forum President Drina Rendic, who
IWF Ghana member Lucy Quist, CEO of Ghana’s foremost telecom company Airtel, is leading the call for youth empowerment in her country as a champion for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education. Addressing the media at a press conference in Accra this month she conveyed her company’s corporate social
November was an active month for IWF Southern California member and president of Cal State Fullerton (CSUF) Mildred García. She was appointed the 2017 chair-elect of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, in addition to receiving the President’s Award from Student Affairs Educators in Higher Education, for her work