We’re excited to highlight Edith Young as our member spotlight this month! After attending this year’s Leadership Conference, she became an official TeamWomen member, as well as an Elite Happy Hour Sponsor for our 2018 WaveMaker Awards. As an IT Supervisor for Hennepin County, Edith supports 248 employees within the Public Defender’s office. She also […]

By Angela Lurie | Senior Regional Vice President, Robert Half Finding a balance between professional responsibilities, personal responsibilities and self-care is an ongoing challenge for most women. This can be especially true during the summer, when kids are home from school, the weather is nice and vacation opportunities are aplenty. A family vacation should be […]

Becky Roloff, the 11th president of St. Catherine University, will speak at our upcoming luncheon on August 8. Throughout her distinguished career in the private and nonprofit sectors, she has demonstrated extraordinary leadership, a commitment to inclusion, and an ability to achieve financial stability through fundraising. Becky came to St. Catherine University from the YWCA […]

Judy Zimmer, president of Coachology.us and Debbie Kraemer, a project manager, were connected in the TEAMWomen Mentoring Program in 2017.  Both women have found value in the mentoring relationship and in this interview, both talk about the power of mentoring. Debbie, what made you decide to seek out a mentor? I didn’t choose the Team […]

(Minneapolis) – When it comes to leadership, one of the premiere ways to learn about best practices is by following the examples of others who have been successful. For the seventh year in a row, TeamWomenMN, a premiere women’s professional development and mentoring organization in the Twin Cities, is hosting a Leadership Conference. The sold-out […]

(Minneapolis) – The goal of TeamWomenMN, a professional development and mentoring organization based in the Twin Cities, has been to become “THE” professional organization for leadership development and mentoring for women in Minnesota. TeamWomenMN just took a significant step towards achieving that goal.   In April, TeamWomenMN announced plans to team up with Minnesota Women […]

By Angela Lurie | Senior Regional Vice President, Robert Half Mentorships engage employees in ways no other professional development initiative can. A mentor helping a new employee navigate her career in a one-on-one setting gives the mentor the chance to share her own experiences and lessons learned, all while teaching the mentee to make wise […]

When you picture a mentor, what do you see? A silver-haired executive with more than his or her fair share of “war stories”? The successful, fast talking company star? In my volunteer experiences with organizations like TeamWomenMN, Mentoring Monday and Baker Tilly’s GROW (Growth and Retention of Women) initiative, I’ve often seen people not pursue mentoring because they don’t believe they […]

The beginning of every new year brings a clean slate and an excitement for success yet unknown. The new year also brings along plenty of opportunities for companies to proclaim that you can find success by reading their book, joining their gym, downloading their app – the list goes on. If you are like me, the […]

Amy Beilke, an Account Executive at Carrousel Travel, helps businesses design, plan and manage group travel programs including corporate incentive travel programs, national meetings, channel loyalty travel programs and conferences. She loves talking about the world and putting together amazing travel programs that leave guests with lifetime memories! What drew you to TeamWomenMN? After I […]