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2021 Inspire Award Finalists

The 14-member Inspire Advisory Board reviewed 212 nominations put forth for the 2021 Awards and are pleased to share the finalists. Winners will be announced at the Inspire Awards Ceremony on September 21, 2021 from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (Doors open at 11.)...

Shining Our Light

"Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us." - Marianne Williamson One of my favorite things about women is that we all have been blessed with such...

Up to the Challenge: Finding Financial Empowerment: Betsy Perez

Betsy Perez -- Union Bank & Trust and Inspire Advisory Board When it comes to understanding money, I’m lucky. I learned to budget by watching my parents. My mom’s tried-and-true system was ever-present, whether we were at the grocery store or the local clothing...
2021 Inspire Award Finalists

2021 Inspire Award Finalists

The 14-member Inspire Advisory Board reviewed 212 nominations put forth for the 2021 Awards and are pleased to share the finalists. Winners will be announced at the Inspire Awards Ceremony on September 21, 2021 from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (Doors open at 11.)...

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Shining Our Light

Shining Our Light

"Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us." - Marianne Williamson One of my favorite things about women is that we all have been blessed with such...

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Finding Purpose Every Day: Robin Eschliman

Finding Purpose Every Day: Robin Eschliman

The past year has really given us all a chance to reflect on what matters most to us. I've had discussions with many friends and colleagues about the desire to to find meaning in what we do in our careers. Wanting more than a paycheck, so many women are feeling a...

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Meet the Board Member: Pete Ferguson

Meet the Board Member: Pete Ferguson

As part of the 14 member volunteer advisory board, Pete Ferguson has lent his voice to the selection of the 2020 finalists and winners. In this article, Pete talks about why it was important for him to join the board, who inspires him and what he hopes for the Inspire...

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Designing our Future with Megan Elliott

Designing our Future with Megan Elliott

As a 2019 Inspire Founders Award and Woman of the Year nominee, Megan Elliott has had the ability to create a new, innovative school at the University of Nebraska that is receiving international interest and support from businesses and organizations throughout the...

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