Category Archives: Leadership

Rosie the Riveter Model Dead at 92

As the model for Norman Rockwell’s “Rosie the Riveter,” Mary Doyle Keefe became the symbol of American women working on the home front during World War II. Continue reading

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Leadership Matters Opens for September 2014 Enrollment

Do you wish you could be more successful, more influential, or more confident? Apply today to become the leader you know you can be (and don’t forget to tell someone else about the program.) Continue reading

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Leadership Matters – Calling All Women Who Are Willing to Lean In

Leadership Matters highlights accountability, mentoring and personal development skills for women business owners and other women aspiring to become more effective leaders. Continue reading

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Leadership Program a Powerful Collaboration for Jacksonville Business Women

By Lorrie DeFrank By collaborating with Davis College of Business (DCOB) at Jacksonville University, the Jacksonville Women’s Business Center (JWBC) significantly enhanced the services it provides to women leaders in Northeast Florida. Jointly presented, Leadership Matters highlights accountability, mentoring and … Continue reading

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Jacksonville University Leans In

Women have a problematic relationship with leadership. We don’t think of it as a standalone skill and we don’t set out to “lead” people. What we do every day is simply what needs to be done. We see a wrong that needs to be righted or a job that must be finished, all work that needs to be done. We look around to see if anyone else is stepping up and, if not, we get on with it. Continue reading

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Nearing its 10th year, JWBC Reports Community Impact

The Jacksonville Women’s Business Center (JWBC) will begin its 10th year October 1. As evidenced in our most recent Report to the Community, the JWBC story reveals more than statistics. The Report illustrates how our community-based organization remains laser-focused on … Continue reading

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Onsite Environmental Consulting earns DBE Designation

JWBC Client applies know-how to expand market reach Janet Herrick, CEO and president of Onsite Environmental Consulting, LLC, announced this week her company has earned the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) designation through the U.S. Department of Transportation Office of Small … Continue reading

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