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June 2012 - SALT LAKE CITY, UT - The National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) Salt Lake Chapter will transform on July 1, 2012 when René Johnson steps into the role of NAWBO/SLC President. Ms. Johnson is known nationally as The Power Zone Coach, a leadership and business building expert. She is also recognized as the author of “Leaving Your Comfort Zone: How to Lead Your Life from the Power Zone”, an inspiring motivational speaker who has appeared before audiences of lawmakers, educators and business leaders as well as the Vice President of SHEROES United, an organization that seeks out women who have overcome tremendous obstacles and, in turn, gone on to improve the lives of women and young girls in their communities and businesses.
Founder Celeste Gleave was an advisor to Executive Producer Geralyn Dreyfous, Producer of "The Invisible War" a film that addresses the problem of MST in our Military. The film went on to open dialogue on Capitol Hill to create a climate of change. Commander Gleave shared the stage for a post film discussion with West Point Graduate/Author and Veteran Donna McAleer, and Ret. Lt. Col Chris Gedney the four women addressed the audience in a panel discussion. The purpose of the discussion was to raise awareness of the issues of Rape in the Military.
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SHEROES United takes a strong stand advocating on issues of MST and PTSD if you are a resource we would love to possibly collaborate. All hands on deck. These issues are REAL and they are UGLY. If you would like to work with us please contact us.
The NAWBO Woman Business Owner of the Year Award is presented annually to a woman who has demonstrated strong leadership skills in growing and managing a successful business that is more than three years old, while also demonstrating those skills in volunteer and civic activities. The National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), Salt Lake City Chapter, has named Celeste Gleave, President/CEO of FYVE STAR, Inc.® the Woman Business Owner of The Year for 2012. FYVE STAR, Inc.® Distributes a variety of products, specializing in deicing technology, aircraft cleaners for the airline industry. She has several contracts with the Department of Defense and Various Goverment Agencies. Celeste is being recognized for her business success and many years of giving back to the community. She is committed to advancing women in all walks of life. Her most recent project is SHEROES, a start-up non-profit that recognizes women for their outstanding efforts and contributions to society. http://nawboslc.org/nawbo-salt-lake-city-chapter-names-celeste-gleave-woman-business-owner-of-the-year/
Just another day on Capitol Hill working in the Governors Office with Lieutenant Governor Bell
"In 2002, seven yearsafter they were married, Rulon Jeffs died and Musser made a decision to runaway.“After seven years of continual sexual violations, I’d had enough,” she said, according to the report.Though she had been taught to be obedient for her entire life, she said: “Give me hell, because I don’t want this heaven.”Once she escaped, Musser found a difficult life on the outside, but also a new sense of freedom. She cut her hair for the first time, and slowly learned how to fit in.“It was a brutal transitionat best,” she said, according to the newspaper."
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865553901/Keywitness-in-FLDS-trials-spoke-out-for-those-who-have-no-voice.htmlThe Salt Lake Tribune: http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/53898132-78/jeffs-musser-alone-flds.html.csp