Gustavus Women in Leadership
Welcome to the Gustavus Women in Leadership blog! We’re glad you dropped by and hope that you will join in the conversation. We encourage your comments and ideas as we discuss any and all issues related to women in the workplace.
Hometown: Bloomington, Minnesota Major: Public Accounting, Minor: Studio Art Why is WiBL beneficial for Gustavus Women? Women in Business Leadership is beneficial for Gustavus Women because it gives women on campus the chance to meet and connect with others who share their same aspirations and goals. It also creates a great business community for women [...]
Hometown: Delafield, Wisconsin Major: Business Management, Minor: Sociology/Anthropology What are you most looking forward to this year with WiBL? I am most looking forward to the Women in Leadership Conference that is scheduled for April. Many of our members put a great deal of work into the planning of it and it is great to see their [...]
Sheila Piippo, ’95 is the Executive Director at ServeMinnesota Action Network which administers the largest AmeriCorps*State program in the country, Minnesota Reading Corps. Sheila began her non-profit career at Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Twin Cities. While at Big Brothers Big Sisters, Sheila discovered her passion for education-related careers. She developed one of [...]
Cathy Harms is currently the Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Tecmark,Inc. She is also the Fund Manager of the Saint Paul Capital Fund. Prior work experience includes 15 years at USBank in many roles including Business Deposits Manager, Senior Product Management and Commercial Lending. Why did you decide to get involved in GWIL? [...]
Hometown: Mound, MN Major: Financial Economics and Psychological Science Why did you decide to get involved in WiBL? I wanted to help Gustavus students recognize the opportunities that women have in leadership development and the working-world. I wanted to engage and interest others in learning about themselves and growing as individuals, along with providing resources [...]
Anissa Mediger is a shareholder at one of the oldest law firms in St. Paul, Murnane Brandt. Anissa is a 1994 graduate of Gustavus majoring in geology and history and received her J.D. in 1997. Ms. Mediger represents clients both on a local and national level in the areas of toxic tort and environmental law. [...]
Anissa Mediger, ’94 shares an article from the New York Times on the topic of authenticity. Has the word “authentic” become just another fad? Can anyone be “authentic” if their words and actions are simply scripted to appear that way? “Authentic? Get Real” is a great article on calculated authenticity. What are your thoughts?
Kari Clark serves as Director of Planned Giving at Gustavus Adolphus College. Prior to this position, she was the Director of Development at the Foundation of Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota. Her education includes a B.A. degree from Gustavus, and a J.D. from William Mitchell College of Law. She was admitted to the Minnesota [...]
is the Vice President of JEM Technical in Orono, MN. She is a second generation leader that is passionate about the success and future direction of her family’s business. Andrea joined JEM Technical in 1999 and held many assignments within the organization before she became Vice President in 2006. She currently serves on the Board [...]
Co-Conference Chair, WiBL Hometown: Henderson, MN Major: Management and Communication Studies What are you most looking forward to this year with WiBL? What I am most looking forward to this year is the annual WiBL Conference in the spring. I am excited to see the hard work of all the Gustavus students, staff, and alumnae [...]