- Gwen Voelpel from Integris Performance Advisors gave tips on how to become a more effective leader by encouraging us to align our actions with our values which leads us to be more authentic and credible. Participants assessed their personality traits using DiSC model. Once participants categorized their prominent traits (Dominant, Influential Steady Conscientious,) Vopel highlighted ways for us to hone our individual styles to build a more cohesive team in the workplace.
- Elisa Law, from the Washington State Historical Society, provided information on how citizens across the state can join the historical society celebrate the centennial of women’s Through partnerships with the Washington Historical Society, Washington Women’s History Consortium and the Washington State Women’s Commission, there will be many events and ways to celebrate.
Votes for Women Centennial grants will be available to fund non-profits and public entities to support programming that celebrates the national suffrage centennial across the State of Washington. The grants will fund programming that will take place in 2020. Grant applications are available here.
A curriculum will be launched in the summer of 2019 for schools and community groups to use. An in-house exhibit in the history museum will be on going along with traveling exhibits throughout the state. A large celebration is planned in Olympia during August 2020. There are many more ways to celebrate this historic event with information available at www.suffrage100wa.com and www.washingtonhistory.org/research/whc/milestones/centennial/ .
- Jaron Banks, of the Russell Chiropractic Center in Tumwater discussed the importance of posture while sitting at your desk. He explained the need to get up and move from time to time and shared corrective stretching exercises that can be done in your office or cubicle.