UW Sunday Column 2-16-14: Christine Carrels from Illinois Women in Leadership

CarrelsChristine Carrels: Leadership organization promotes skills development for women

March is designated as National Women’s History Month to ensure that the legacy of American women will be recognized. This year’s theme, which will be widely heralded next month, is Celebrating Women of Character, Courage and Commitment.

It is commendable to dedicate a month to honor the extraordinary determination, leadership and tenacity of women. It is even more exciting that in our community, Illinois Women in Leadership works to achieve this mission all year long.

Illinois Women in Leadership seeks to develop leadership and management abilities though education, mentoring, networking, friendship and community involvement. Our credo conveys the spirit of our members:

Read the full column at the State Journal-Register.