Posts Tagged ‘women’

Pat Thomasson named MBJ’s 2014 Businesswoman of the Year

by Ross Reily Published: February 27,2014

Tags: Business, businesswomen, Mississippi, Mississippi Business Journal, women

Thomasson Company CEO Pat Thomasson has been named the Mississippi Business Journal’s 2014 Businesswoman of the Year. The announcement was made during a ceremony Thursday at the Hilton of Jackson. Becoming the leader of a company her parents built, however, was rather humbling for Thomasson. The Thomasson Company provides pressure treated utility poles of varying […] [...]

WILLOUGHBY: Lynn Fitch a leader on the move

by Martin Willoughby Published: January 10,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, Politics, women, women in business

T ommy Newberry, a leading success coach based in Atlanta, wrote a very insightful book entitled Success is Not an Accident: Change Your Choices Change Your Life. Newberry began writing the book as a letter to his son to share the principles of success he believed in, and then he morphed this document into a […] [...]

OUR VIEW: Center for Justice and Women’s Fund — 10 years of making a better Mississippi

by Ross Reily Published: October 18,2013

Tags: Business, editorial, Mississippi, women, working

The Mississippi Center for Justice and the Women’s Fund of Mississippi launched 10 years ago this year with missions so daunting they could have left the leadership of both organizations wondering “Where do we start?” The answer for the pair of fledgling non-profits was to simply put one foot in front of the other and […] [...]

Women’s Fund of Mississippi to honor 10 ‘Women of Vision’ Oct. 24

The Women’s Fund of Mississippi will celebrate 10 years of enhancing the economic security of girls and women by honoring 10 “Women of Vision” at an Oct. 24 luncheon at the Jackson Convention Complex. Women’s Fund of Mississippi selected the honorees for the differences they have made in the lives of women and girls, said […] [...]

CARTOON: Phil Bryant wants only men building Biloxi stadium

by Chuck McIntosh Published: June 7,2013

Tags: Baseball, BILOXI, Phil Bryant, women, working moms

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SBA publishes interim rule on women-owned business program

WASHINGTON — An interim final rule published in the Federal Register and effective immediately will amend regulations to the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contract Program. According to the SBA, the interim final rule allows for greater access to federal contracting opportunities for women-owned businesses as a result of the National Defense […] [...]

MDA launches new tool to identify minority businesses

JACKSON — The Mississippi Development Authority (MDA) has launched the Mississippi Minority Business Registry, a resource for businesses and public entities looking for prospective suppliers or contractors that can meet their procurement needs. The new registry can be accessed online at www.mmbr.org. A component of MDA’s Diversity in Contracting initiative, which focuses on increasing minority- […] [...]

Thirteen arrested in prostitution sting in Biloxi

by Associated Press Published: June 29,2012

Tags: Aldon Helmert, BILOXI, marijuana, nude women, porn, prostitution, sex, synthetic narcotics, women

BILOXI — Biloxi police have arrested 13 people, seven women and six men, in a prostitution sting detectives said targeted people advertising as independent escorts for sexually oriented services. Sgt. Aldon Helmert says twelve of them were arrested on one or more counts of prostitution or solicitation. That includes the men who drove the women […] [...]

Adams and Reese recognized for diversity

by MBJ Staff Published: September 16,2011

Tags: attorneys, diversity, law, law firms, lawyers, minorities, women

JACKSON — The law firm of Adams and Reese has been named a recipient of the Corporate Counsel Women of Color Diversity Award of Excellence, an inaugural award given by the CCWC as a recognition of the firm’s initiatives, outstanding achievement in commitment to diversity and advancement of women attorneys of color. The CCWC is […] [...]

New women’s group to hold kick-off event

by Wally Northway Published: June 8,2010

Tags: entrepreneurship, women

MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST — Women Entrepreneurs Gulf Coast (WE), a program of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce, will host its kick-off event June 18 at The Innovation Center. WE meetings are a forum for shared resources and experiences, while networking and growing business through ongoing connections over a lunch program. WE’s aim is […] [...]

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