Women in Business

Oct 25, 2019

Nonprofit eyes downtown Allentown for new science center

Da Vinci Science Center’s Science City project, once touted for Easton, has now selected downtown Allentown for its new complex.

Oct 21, 2019

100 percent of Cedar Crest nursing students passed state licensing exam last year

100 percent of Cedar Crest College’s School of Nursing students who took the National Council Licensure Examination from Oct. 1, 2018 to Sept. 30, 2019, passed the exam.

Oct 17, 2019

Mining mentors: Corporate sponsors help Big Brothers Big Sisters serve more of the Valley’s children

Lehigh Valley business leaders tell the personal stories of why they support the Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Lehigh Valley.

Oct 15, 2019

Catie Moyer: Writing for today’s world

Catie Moyer has been a professional writer for more than ten years, and has seen the writing profession change dramatically over the years. She recently talked to LVB about the writer's life today, from the pros and cons of freelancing, to the pressure for clicks, to her thoughts on the future of print media.

Oct 15, 2019

Changing lives, one client at a time: How Irma Ilao successfully built her own personal training business

Irma Ilao has a track record of changing lives, including her own, with her personal training business, "Be Your Own Fit." LVB wanted to find out more about this solopreneur, and sat down with Ilao recently, where she opened up about her background, building a business as a single mom, and her plans for the future.

Oct 9, 2019

The women of Weyerbacher: These brewers are succeeding in a male-dominated industry

In the traditionally male-dominated industry of craft beer brewing, Danielle Brunner and Emily Siddall stand out, and not just for their gender. The brewers, two of the three female brewers at Weyerbacher Brewing Company in Easton, are the ones behind the taste of many of the Lehigh Valley’s favorite brews, from Merry Monks to Sexy Motherpucker.

Oct 9, 2019

Alvernia’s Executive-in-Residence Program increases engagement with business community

Alvernia University will offer students the opportunity to gain experiential learning opportunities from six local executives during the 2019-20 academic year through a newly expanded Executive-in-Residence Program.

Oct 4, 2019

Nursing’s mental toll: Study shows depression high in nursing, underscoring a need for more mental health support

Nurses experience clinical depression at twice the rate of the general public. We talked to area nurses to find out why and what can be done to help.

Oct 2, 2019

The future is now: How Gen Z is driving a health care revolution

With instant access to information and purchasing power available to them at the touch of a button, Gen Z-ers have similar specific expectations for their health care. Speed. Transparency. Easy Access. And the health care systems are paying attention to Gen Z’s outlook, fueling a digital revolution in health care.

Sep 27, 2019

Training program adds diversity to construction industry, changes lives

The Keystone Mountain Lakes Regional Council of Carpenters, which has a training center in Allentown, launched a free program that teaches women the skills construction employers want from employees.

Sep 25, 2019

Big Brothers Big Sisters Lehigh Valley and corporate sector work together to close the mentoring gap

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Lehigh Valley is calling on leaders within the region’s corporate sector to do what they can to defend the potential within our youth.

Sep 17, 2019

Don’t miss out on the moment: From motherhood to career, ASR Media’s Ashley Russo mentors the next generation

Ever since 10th grade English class, Ashley Russo knew she wanted to be a journalist. Today, as founder of ASR Media and host of The PEAK TV, she is just like many of us, juggling motherhood and career. Russo, grateful for her success, reminds us to savor the many moments along the way.