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Kellogg Reunion 2024: from Class Lessons to Life Lessons

Part of what’s interesting at a college reunion is seeing who left with an education and returned with wisdom. Sharing personal wisdom was the focus of the 2024 reunion hosted Friday, May 3 and Saturday, May 4 by and for graduates of the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Former business school classmates returned…

Dec 20th News Article Features WLC Project Update

Today’s article from the Lake Geneva Regional News outlines project status updates and next steps for the Women’s Leadership Center at Williams Bay as we head into 2024. Founder, Ann Drake said, “Williams Bay is the gem of Geneva Lake, and we want to make the Women’s Leadership Center a treasure for Williams Bay now…

Women’s Leadership Center at Williams Bay featured in Lake Geneva Regional News

A recent December 13 article from Lake Geneva Regional News features the Women’s Leadership Center at Williams Bay. It recaps a lot of where we’ve been and what’s still ahead. “We really see the Women’s Leadership Center as benefiting the community in significant ways,” said Ann Drake, founder of Lincoln Road and the Women’s Leadership…

Drake Scholars Annual Dinner

This past November, Lincoln Road founder Ann Drake spent a special evening with beneficiaries of the Drake Scholars Fund, which supports Northwestern University – Kellogg School of Management students in the Executive MBA and Evening & Weekend MBA Programs. The fund is dedicated to the professional advancement of women in the business world through higher…

History Makes History: Oxford Honors Hillary Rodham Clinton with First Endowed Chair in Women’s History

If the future is female, as some have said, the past may be about to become more so as well. The University of Oxford—the world’s second-oldest university and the U.K.’s largest institution for the study of history—has announced endowment of the Hillary Rodham Clinton Chair in Women’s History, plus appointment of its first professor, Brenda…

NASA Names HQ for Mary Jackson, “Hidden Figures” Mathematician

A female engineer best known for being overlooked is now stepping permanently into the limelight. Mary W. Jackson, the first Black engineer to work for NASA and one of the pioneering women portrayed in the 2016 film Hidden Figures, has become the namesake of NASA’s Washington, D.C. headquarters. Ms. Jackson gained fame from the movie…