Meet Jennifer Van Gilder, 2018 President’s Award Winner

Jennifer Van Gilder, this year’s President’s Award honoree, is a creative, solutions-driven communications professional with expertise in market research and public health promotion. She is passionate about conducting research and managing initiatives that improve the health and wellbeing of individuals, particularly those who are at risk or experience health disparities. She joins the Texas Department of […]

2018 Banner Brunch Keynote Speaker Interview: Jane Claire Hervey

Jane Claire Hervey is the founder and creative force behind #bossbabesatx, a nonprofit organization that amplifies women-identifying creatives, entrepreneurs, and community organizers through event series, showcases, strategic collaborations and professional development programs. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the University of Texas and is the founder of Group Work, a boutique creative production […]

Darlene Templeton: 2018 Gene Barnwell Waugh Mentor Award Winner

Darlene Templeton, winner of the 2018 Gene Barnwell Waugh Mentor Award, embodies the spirit of this award – she has given selflessly to others, providing advice, support, and wisdom for over 30 years. We recently talked with Darlene about life, career, and her AMAZING Women Alliance. This is a group of AMAZING, fabulous, talented, and […]

2018 Banner Brunch Speaker: Laura Donnelly of Latinitas

Since Banner Brunch 2018 is around the corner, we met with Laura Donnelly of Latinitas to discuss what Latinitas is doing and how it’s helping to grow and create community and change makers. Donnelly digs into what makes Latinitas so special and how they are determined to combine media with motivation. Donnelly is one of […]

Interview with Jennifer Stayton, 2018 Outstanding Member Award Winner

Jennifer Stayton is the host of KUT’s “Morning Edition” program, and this year’s winner of the Gladys Whitney Hearst Outstanding Member Award. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Williams College and a Master of Science degree in Radio-Television-Film from Syracuse University, and produces and co-hosts KUT’s “Higher Ed” podcast. In addition to her […]

Interview with Denise Bradley, Winner of 2018 Outstanding Austin Communicator Award

  The winner of the Women Communicators of Austin Outstanding Austin Communicator Award is Denise Bradley,VP of Communication & Community Affairsat St. David’s HealthCare. Named a Central Texas Woman of Influence by the Austin Business Journal, Denise Bradley oversees the strategic direction and coordination of internal and external communication; media and public relations; community relations; and […]

Interview with #BannerBrunch2018 Winner Simone Talma Flowers

Simone Talma Flowers is Executive Director of the Interfaith Action of Central Texas (iACT), and this year’s winner of the Anne Durrum Robinson Creative Initiative Award. iACT’s central mission is to cultivate peace and respect through interfaith dialogue, service and celebration. Simone has over 26 years of experience in nonprofit management, and holds a Bachelor […]

#BannerBrunch2018 – Come Celebrate Sisterhood!

In 1929, a handful of intelligent, driven, and determined young women came together to create a community for professional communicators. This community was created with the intention to be a beacon for creativity and as an inspiration. Whether they knew it or not, these pioneers were carving the trail for the creators of the future. […]

How Do I Keep My New Year Resolutions?

  December 2017 Got your own career conundrum you’d like advice on? Then sign up for the WCA peer mentoring program. It’s free to members! It’s all about peers who care helping their fellow WCA members.       How Do I Keep My New Year Resolutions? Compiled and edited by Julie Tereshchuk Dear Mentors, […]

Ask a Mentor: How Do I Turn My Passion Into a New Career?

Got your own career conundrum you’d like advice on?  Then sign up for the WCA peer mentoring program. It’s free to members! It’s all about peers who care helping their fellow WCA members. Compiled and edited by Julie Tereshchuk Dear Mentors, How do I establish myself in a new career that I’m passionate about, yet have no […]