International Women's Day at Praxair

International Women’s Day at Praxair

International Women’s Day planning committee at Praxair in Burr Ridge (l to r) Elizabeth Supple, Chris Ranous, Erika Rogozinski, speaker Deanna Shoss, Joe Abdoo, Kristen Alcazaren, and Ann Klochan.  International Women’s Day (IWD) was celebrated in force this March. For my colleagues from Serbia and Russia, they can remember celebrating this special day since they…

Tammera Holmes Avion Institute

Tammera Holmes: AVIATION CEO, STEM SUPERSTAR, MOM

It is no secret that I am a huge fan of Tammera Holmes! Perhaps it’s because I knew her when…when she was just starting her career, and it’s exciting to see how her passion for “getting kids high” (exposing them to careers in aviation, their first flight, and education to actually pursue a career) has…

Wendy Swart Social Innovations

Art + Business + Social Impact

Congratulations to Jen Guillemin and Wendy Swart for the publication of their article in the Social Innovations Journal, titled: Driving Entrepreneurship across the University. Arts and Ideas in Action: Art + Business + Social Impact.  The core question they raise is “How do we create stable economic opportunities while building vibrant communities and addressing societal needs?” (Read…