The History of Hand Sanitizer

In these uncertain times, we could all use a bit of a pick-me-up. Here’s a fun (and unexpected!) history of hand sanitzer. Hand sanitizer has been in the news a LOT in these last few weeks—because COVID-19 travels through human … Continued

A Conversation on Diversity and Inclusion…

…with myself. Alternatively titled: What is the difference between Diversity and Inclusion, and why does it matter so much? Diversity and Inclusion. Neither of these concepts are particularly new, so why does it seem like this topic a Really Big … Continued

A Montana Paid Leave Success Story

We at the Women’s Foundation of Montana believe that paid leave for employees is hugely important in cultivating a thriving workplace community, and ultimately society. Taking pressures away from folks who have new children, who have sick parents, or who … Continued

African American Women of Montana

To kick off February and to celebrate Black History Month, we wanted to highlight some of the awesome African American women of Montana! Read about Mary Fields, a gun-slinging and whiskey-drinking mail carrier; Sarah Bickford, the first African American woman … Continued

5 Ways to Make Networking Less Daunting

For most people, networking is a necessary nightmare. We all know and understand the importance of meeting other people in our fields for our future career development, but the actual process of going out and making those connections can be … Continued

Building Successful Mentoring Relationships

A few best practices to establish a strong mentor partnership. A successful mentorship relationship is based on how effectively the Mentor, the Mentee, and the Relationship all work together. Here we’ll outline a few best practices and strategies to ensure … Continued

Winter 2019 Featured PowerHouse Profile

Winter 2019 Featured PowerHouse Profile   Paige Williams   Short Bio Paige Williams began her career as a documentary filmmaker. Her first film was about her experience as a Southern gay woman, her parent’s ex-gay ministry, and their relationship. How … Continued

The Disagreeable Woman

By Whitefish PowerHouse, Cindy Dyson   Are you agreeable? Are you more agreeable than the men you work with? More than your male friends?   These are questions I’m asking myself this summer as I run for political office for … Continued

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