iWomen’s 2014 International Conference Registration is SOLD OUT. Conference to be held February 26 -28, 2014, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Tucson – Reid Park in Tucson, AZ. Keynote speaker is Janet Wilmoth, and Special Guest speaker is Meredith Walker, from Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls at the Party-Change the World by Being Yourself!. Fantastic educational session and HOT presenters. Make your conference and hotel reservations today.
Taking action Against Cancer in the Fire Service. Sponsored on behalf of firefighter safety, health and survival by Honeywell First Responder Products. In late April 2013, the Firefighter Cancer Support Network (FCSN) invited a small group of experts to Indianapolis to develop a white paper on cancer in the fire service. Download the FCSN report here.
State of Women in the Fire Service Video. Video produced by Answering the Call by Baltimore County, MD Fire Department. Battalion Chief Utz discusses with Fire Lieutenant Angela Hughes the growing presence and importance of women in today’s modern Fire Service. Click to view video then select Oct 8, 2013 segment.
Female fire leaders speak on mentoring, challenges with Fire Chief’s Senior Editor Mary Rose Roberts. Learn from female firefighters in leadership positions about how they were first introduced to the fire service as well as the challenges faced during their career. Female chief officers, captains and lieutenants discuss with Senior Editor Mary Rose Roberts their experiences, including how family and the love of serving others affected their decision to join the fire service. They also discuss how they in turn mentor young people to get involved in the service and follow in their footsteps. View the video here.
Visual representations of female fire fighters by Dr. Merilyn Childs… This presentation was designed to share visual representations of females in relationship to fire and fire fighting with female fire fighters attending WAFA 2012. The formal stuff: Dr Merilyn Childs, A/Prof of Higher Education, Charles Sturt University. Presentation to the WAFA Conference 2012 - 'Achieving Success: Courage and Confidence Under Fire’ 26 - 28 July 2012, Hotel Grand Chancellor , Adelaide. The "NSWFB" referred to on slide 2, is the New South Wales Fire Brigades, Australia. View presentation.