The costs of being a survivor

Video by Molly Schrum.  There are many times in life when you can find yourself at a loss for words. The shocking times, during a breakup you didn’t expect. The happy times, when your older sister says she’s engaged. And sometimes, when you least expect it but most need the words, the devastating times, when…

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An Overview of Defining Her Future 2017

Earlier this month, Women in Business held our 2nd annual Defining Her Future: a Women in Leadership Conference. This year, the conference generated over 350 attendees consisting of Cal Poly students, visiting professionals, local high school students and other SLO community members. Over the past few weeks, the Wire spent some time getting to know the…

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Welcome to the WIB Wire!

Diversity in the professional world is an ongoing challenge, and the issues that industries face today are often more dejecting than inspiring. While today more women graduate from college than men, according to research from Catalyst, only 4.6% of S&P 500 CEOs are women, and on average those women will receive between 54 cents (Latina…

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