2018-02-16

#MeToo movement starting to show generational divides



PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Where there has been solidarity and safety in numbers in the #MeToo movement, there is now also an increasingly apparent generational divide. And it’s not just among women. Compared to their elders, younger women are seen as generally more willing to speak out about being sexually harassed, and bring a new set of expectations to their sexual […]

Jane Grebenc



President, EVP, CRO First Commonwealth Bank Jane Grebenc, President of First Commonwealth Bank and EVP and Chief Revenue Officer of First Commonwealth Financial Corporation, oversees the branch network; corporate banking; wealth management; consumer and small business lending; marketing; and insurance. Grebenc has a distinguished record of accomplishment in revenue generation and plan execution. In addition to her 25-plus years of […]

Bobbie Miller



CEO Advantage Resource Group In 1985 Bobbie Miller purchased an executive recruiting business in Altoona, Pa. Over the next 32 years she nurtured a business that has become a name for excellence within the community. In 1992 she branched out into temporary staffing, and opened a second office in the Johnstown area that same year. Being a visionary and relationship […]

Debra A. Iachini-Lux



CEO Laurel Highlands Medical Consultants, Inc. Debra A. Iachini-Lux is a 1975 graduate of Richland High School. Prior to establishing Laurel Highlands Medical Consultants, Inc., Iachini-Lux managed a Johnstown medical practice for eight years. She earned her national certification, CMM, in Medical Management in 1991 through the Professional Association of Health Care Office Management and served as National President, National […]

Mary C. Finger, Ed.D.



President Seton Hill Mary C. Finger, Ed.D., began her tenure as Seton Hill’s tenth president in June 2014. Under her leadership, Seton Hill has initiated a number of new programs to enhance the university’s already robust academic offerings. During her tenure, the university opened two new academic buildings — the JoAnne Woodyard Boyle Health Sciences Center and the Seton Hill […]

Anne S. Hast



DNP, RN, CEO Advanced Surgical Hospital Anne S. Hast, DNP, RN, serves as the CEO of Advanced Surgical Hospital, a physician-owned hospital located in Washington, Pa. Hast joined Advanced Surgical Hospital as the physicians of Advanced Orthopedics and Rehabilitation were in the process of designing a new hospital. Over the past nine years, Hast served as the organization’s Chief Nursing […]

Doing It All: Five female entrepreneurs share their secrets for success




When the subject of women entrepreneurs comes up, before long, someone asks, “How do they do it all?” It’s not just cheesy rom-coms that are asking it — studies show that working women have a propensity to do things for ourselves instead of asking for outside help. We carry a mental load of managing our households — homework, sports, appointments, […]

Networking: Helping women find empowerment and equality in the workplace




In today’s competitive job market, starting your career or moving it forward can seem almost impossible. Often, knowing someone at the right time is just as important as your education and experience. But what if you aren’t a natural-born networker? Cheryl Hyatt from Hyatt-Fennell offers her advice for broadening your contact community. Q: What do you do in your role […]

3 strategies today’s activist women share with their foremothers




The first year of Donald Trump’s presidency has inspired a fresh wave of women’s movements. Both one day and one year after his inauguration, millions of people across the globe participated in the first and second women’s marches, demonstrating support for causes such as equal pay, safe workplaces and campuses, reproductive rights and a stronger social safety net. It’s no […]

UPMC Susquehanna recognizes extraordinary nurses



WILLIAMSPORT, PA — Three UPMC Susquehanna nurses were recently recognized as recipients of the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. Emily Shelley, RN, a nurse in the emergency department at Muncy Valley Hospital, was selected after being nominated by a patient. The patient wrote, “I was at the hospital due to chest pain. Following a very serious reaction to medication, I […]