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May 30, 2019

You’re Invited: June 13th, Women in Advocacy Workshop

Professional Women in Advocacy is hosting its 3rd Chicago Workshop, Thursday, June 13th. This year’s theme is Breakthrough Advocacy and will highlight new trends and technologies changing advocacy efforts and how increased youth and diversity in the civic arena are impacting how business gets done.   You will learn from successful women in business, media and politics who will […]

May 17, 2019

Congratulations to 2019 Summit Speaker, JoAnna Sohovich, Named CxO of The Year

JoAnna Sohovich was named CxO of the year by Internet of Things World.  JoAnna was recognized for her work as “CEO of access control and smart home integration company for Chamberlain Group”.   The Policy Circle is honored to have JoAnna as a featured speaker at 2019’s “Living and Leading in a Connected World” Policy Circle Leadership Summit this […]

May 17, 2019

Back to Basics on Tariffs with China

The U.S. has levied tariffs against the EU, Canada, and Mexico , but negotiations and tariffs directed at China have taken center stage. Why? And what does this mean for free trade?  In recent months, the world’s largest economies have found themselves in an increasingly heated trade war centered around tariffs. How exactly do these tariffs work? What is a tariff? The Tax Policy Center defines […]

May 17, 2019

St. Louis Policy Circles Make Headlines

St. Louis Policy Circles put their conversations to work by hosting a community forum so citizens could ask questions about a proposed City-County merger.   The St. Louis Dispatch on May 2, 2019 noted, “Policy Circle Leaders and Members hosted a community forum to learn about the City-County merger proposal.”  Co-hosts included “Paraquad, and featured Molly […]

May 2, 2019

Discussing Work-Life Balance

I was just on a Women Empowerment Panel at the 2019 BridgeUSA Leaders Summit. A young woman in the audience asked a question on Work/Life Balance.  My answer was too quick, and immediately afterwards I had one of these “I should have said….” moments. So I decided to share in this post of what I should […]