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09/30/2021
Michigan Women Forward selects 53 Voices pitch finalists
Grand Rapids Business Journal

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09/27/2021
Chris Holman speaks with MWF – Michigan Women Forward, President & CEO Carolyn Cassin
Michigan Business Network

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09/14/2021
Two Kalamazoo women recognized for courage and for setting an example for local youth
MLive

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09/05/2021
Alexis Dishman on expanding Michigan Women Forward’s reach
Crain’s Detroit Business

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08/26/2021
Women’s Equality Day a reminder of how far women’s rights has come and where the movement has to go
M Live

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08/25/2021
After flooding and pandemic, Michigan women’s museum reopens Thursday
Lansing State Journal

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08/16/2021
Michigan Women Forward inducts six women to Hall of Fame
Grand Rapids Business Journal

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08/12/2021
New class of Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame includes 6 contemporary, historical figures
Detroit Free Press

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08/11/2021
Detroit civil rights activist to be inducted into Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame
Fox 2 Detroit

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07/29/2021
Michigan Women Forward launching ‘53 Voices’ pitch challenge
Grand Rapids Business Journal

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8/2/21
Powerful Women Let’s Talk – 053: Judy Welch
WGVU Public Media

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07/17/2021
New Crème Brûlée salon in Detroit aims to diversify beauty industry
Crain’s Detroit Business

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07/16/2021
West Michigan executive director for Michigan Women Forward to retire
Forex Insurance

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07/16/2021
West Michigan executive director for Michigan Women Forward to retire
Opera News

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07/16/2021
West Michigan executive director for Michigan Women Forward to retire
Grand Rapids BusinessJournal

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07/12/2021
DBusiness Daily Update: Crème Brûlèe Opens in Detroit’s Milwaukee Junction, Detroit’s Alerje Receives Grant from NSF, and More
DBusiness

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03/15/2021
Eye on Detroit – Michigan Women Forward
CBS Detroit

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03/08/2021
Several Months After Flood, Hall of Fame Museum Strives To Continue Celebrating Women From MI
PBS WKAR

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03/08/2021
Here’s how local women are helping other women lift up their small businesses during the pandemic
WXYZ Detroit

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03/08/2021
Michigan women’s history museum faces COVID-19 pandemic, a flood and death of its founder
Lansing State Journal

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03/03/2021
Women’s history needs more than a month to honor trailblazers and champions
Lansing State Journal

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2/10/2021
Cultured Kombucha wins pitch event
Record Eagle

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2/9/2021
Alumna a Finalist in Business Pitch Competition
Northern Today

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2/9/2021
5 Detroit women entrepreneurs among 10 finalists to vie for piece of $36,000 in virtual competition
Model D

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2/4/2021
Announcements
Lansing City Pulse

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2/3/2021
Michigan Women Forward selects pitch competition winners
Grand Rapids Business Journal

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2/1/2021
The HERstory Museum in Lansing flooded. Some of its women’s history college may yet be saved.
Fox 47 News

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1/14/2021
Michigan Women Forward hosting virtual pitch competition
Grand Rapids Business Journal

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12/13/2020
Flashpoint: 12/13/20
WDIV Local 4 News

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11/24/2020
Gov. Whitmer Joins Small Business Owners to Discuss Innovation, Resilience during COVID-19
Michigan Economic Development Corporation Press Release

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11/23/2020
As women leave pandemic economy, returning to work, higher wages will be a struggle
Detroit Free Press

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11/2/2020
Alexis Dishman: Pushing Michigan Women Forward
Michigan Chronicle

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10/26/2020
Comerica Bank donates $350K to Michigan Women Forward
Grand Rapids Business Journal

10/23/2020
Voices of a Nation: Why so many women are leaving the workforce
Click on Detroit

10/16/2020
Frankenmuth icon Dorothy Zehnder inducted into Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame
M Live

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10/2/2020
WMU AD Kathy Beauregard receives Women of Achievement and Courage Award
M Live

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9/30/2020
Kathy Beauregard Recipient of 2020 Women of Achievement & Courage Award
Western Michigan University

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9/30/2020
Things to do around Lansing: October
Lansing State Journal

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9/20/2020
Michigan Women Forward plans enhanced small-business lending initiative as CDFI
Crain’s Detroit Business

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8/25/2020
Michigan Women Forward, GEMS, GirlsGrowing2Women
WGVU Community Connection

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8/25/2020
Bavarian Inn Co-Founder Dorothy Zehnder named to Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame
WXYZ Detroit

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8/20/2020
Juggling Act: 100 years since women got the vote, there’s work to be done
Detroit News

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8/9/2020
Michigan Women Forward’s Resilience Fund helps small businesses regain financial footing
Rapid Growth

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6/18/2020
Celebrate Michigan Women with Michigan Women Forward
WoodTV

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5/22/2020
MEDC Key To MWF’s Michigan Entrepreneur Resilience Fund
Michigan Business Network

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5/15/2020
MEDC, Michigan Women Forward create $1.5M relief fund
Grand Rapids Business Journal

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5/13/2020
Michigan Women Forward partners with MEDC for expanded small business relief program
Crain’s Detroit Business

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5/13/2020
1.5 million relief fund helps small businesses
Wood TV

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5/7/2020
Pivoting and Rising above the Challenges as a Female Leader
Forbes

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4/21/2020
Women entrepreneurs help Detroit small business struggling during COVID-19 pandemic
Featured on WDIV

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4/17/2020
Carolyn’s Update: Finding Gratitude
Michigan Women Forward E-blast

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4/15/2020
Petticoat Patriots: How Michigan Women Won the Vote
Virtual Tour by Carnegie Museum of the Keweenaw

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4/14/2020
Michigan Women Forward launches small-business relief program
Featured in Crain’s Detroit Business

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4/12/2020
Tips to Stay Focused in Remote Meetings
“Money I’m Home” Podcast by Consumers Credit Union

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4/8/2020
The Economic Fallout of COVID-19. What’s Next?
Detroit is It article quoting Carolyn

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4/2/2020
Carolyn’s Update: We’re Building Resilience
Michigan Women Forward E-Blast

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3/26/2020
Carolyn’s Update: We’re Here to Help
Michigan Women Forward E-Blast

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3/20/2020
Bergman: Recognize the effort that has gone into women’s rights, work still to be done
Opinion piece in Lansing State Journal

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3/17/2020
Carolyn’s Update: Michigan Women Forward COVID-19 Update
Michigan Women Forward E-Blast

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March 2020
Michigan Women Forward Continues to Create Leadership Opportunities
Women’s Lifestyle Magazine Grand Rapids

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