Kim Wyman, Women’s Suffrage Centennial and Mentorship Pilot Update By Rachel Friederich, ICSEW Communications Chair The women of our grandmothers’ time lived in a very small and narrow sphere, but civilization has advanced by many leaps and bounds. Now Washington can prove to the world the greatness of our evergreen state is not determined by…

By Amal Joury, ICSEW Chair As Women’s History Month comes to a close, I want to encourage you to reflect on the work  the newly-formed Blacks United In Leadership and Diversity (BUILD) business resource group ICSEW does and continues to do. Since before Washington gained its statehood from a territory in 1889 to now—women have…

Editor’s note: This article originally appeared on the Washington State Department of Corrections’ website. Story and photos by Rachel Friederich, Washington State Department of Corrections GIG HARBOR – “When our powers combine, we change lives.” Those are the words displayed above Corrections Specialist Lynne Newark’s computer. She repeats the words to participants in her cognitive…