The Evolution of Kaylah Lalonde

November 21, 2018 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business

Kaylah Lalonde describes roller derby as a football game on roller skates combined with full-contact chess. In other words, there’s aggressive physical contact but players also must think and strategize quickly throughout the game. Thinking […]

Pretty in Pink

Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business

Nancy Osborn drops the pedal and rolls down the freeway in her pink Cadillac. Osborn, along with her sister, have the wind against their backs as they cruise to Aretha Franklin’s funeral. The radio plays […]

Circles of Support, Cycles of Life

Posted In: Business, In the Office

A giant ‘3801’ sign—the one hanging off the sleek new headquarters of Omaha’s Women’s Center for Advancement at 38th and Harney streets—stands out against the gray brick backdrop of this recently renovated property. Bold, rounded […]

B.C. Clark

Posted In: Business, Leaders

B.C. Clark officially retired from her successful information technology management career in 2005, but these days, she is actually busier than ever. Clark is president of The Business Connection, Leading Edge Group LLC; Leading Edge […]

Roundtable:

Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business

According to a 2016 study done by the Women’s Fund of Omaha, women make up only 19 percent of the board members at S&P 500 companies, and 25 percent of executive or senior level positions […]

Connecting Families with their Loved Ones From Omaha to Canada

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The idea for an app-based start-up came to Amy Johnson during a stressful transition for her family. In the early 2010s, her husband’s grandmother was in declining health and placed in memory care. The family […]

The Growing Business of Keeping Women Safe

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In the wee hours of March 1, 2017, a masked intruder entered a west Omaha hotel near 180th and Dodge streets, lurked around corners, stalked the lone female desk clerk, then pounced on her. With […]

Cathy Hughes

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Disruptors don’t ask permission. Omaha native and media mogul Cathy Hughes built the first leg of her Urban One media conglomerate by being a disruptor. Nearly 40 years after purchasing her first radio station, Hughes […]

Making a Better Life for Herself

Posted In: Business, People On the Rise

One month after the twin towers fell in New York City, Quetzalli Pliego and her three younger siblings crossed the boarder of Mexico into the United States to reunite with their mother and father. It […]

Women in Agriculture

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A farmer driving a tractor is a common sight in Nebraska. According to the Nebraska Department of Agriculture, Nebraska’s farms and ranches utilize 45.2 million acres—91 percent of the state’s total land area. It is often […]