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January 26, 2021

Meet our New Interns!

The Foundation has recently welcomed several new interns to the team! We’re so excited to be welcoming some new faces, and getting to work. Keep reading […]
January 12, 2021

Torch Talk Podcast: Moving Sideways

Most people think that the ideal career trajectory is to constantly be moving forward, getting continuous promotions, and reaching the top of the ladder. It’s great […]
January 5, 2021

Torch Talk Podcast: Year End Show

2020 has been a challenging year for non-profits, but we’re proud that the Foundation has been able to persevere, grow, and adapt so effectively. As we […]
December 16, 2020

Torch Talk Recap: Emotional Intelligence

Do you ever wish the people in your life, at home and at work, could better understand your feelings and thoughts? Do you ever wish you […]
December 16, 2020

Gratitude Roundtable Recap Blog

Gratitude may seem like an unusual thing to research in business, but for Tanya Zion it first sparked her interest as a parent. In teaching gratitude […]
December 16, 2020

We Didn’t Get The Grant, But…

"We know that the work of Pass the Torch for Women Foundation is critical to close gaps, create a landscape of equality and equity for all, and cultivate lasting mentoring relationships for those who need it the most. But we cannot do it alone."
November 2, 2020

Bring Your Gratitude to Work: Torch Talk Podcast

Tanya joined us for our latest episode of the Torch Talk podcast, to discuss a powerful tool that many people don't associate with the workplace... gratitude.
November 2, 2020

Torch Talk: Communication Differences Between Men and Women

Sara Norris is the CEO of “When You Leave the Room,” which is a company that helps people give better business presentations. She joined us for […]
October 27, 2020

How to Invest in Your Female Talent: Closing the Gap

Thank you to everyone who joined us for Closing the Gap! It was an inspiring afternoon, and though we couldn't be together in person, it felt special to come together as a community virtually and continue learning about how we can better support women in our workplaces.
October 18, 2020

Vulnerability in the Workplace: Torch Talk Podcast

As women pursuing meaningful careers, most of us are incredibly motivated to do great work. But, as much as we try not to admit it, we’re […]
October 6, 2020

How to Navigate our New Financial Reality: Torch Talk Recap

Last week, Amanda Rubeck joined us for a Torch Talk about navigating our finances, especially during a pandemic. If you took a step back and re-focused on your finances during the pandemic, you're definitely not alone.
September 28, 2020

Why COVID-19 has made mentoring for women a must

In a recent article for the Human Resource Executive, Jen Colletta discussed how mentoring for women is more important than ever to ensure women don’t fall […]
September 9, 2020

“Pass the Torch for Women Foundation Welcomes Lucia Mar to Board of Directors”

September 2020– Pass the Torch for Women Foundation has announced that Lucia J. Mar, CFA, CPA, a Senior Vice President and Market Executive for Global Commercial […]
May 29, 2020

Meet Melissa, Our New Community Relations Manager!

Get To Know We asked our new Community Relations Manager, Melissa Perry, a few questions so you can get to know our dynamic, passionate new team […]
May 27, 2020
Listen to Your Mother

EXTENDED TO MAY 31st: Listen To Your Mother Event

We were so impressed by the outpouring of positive response from the May 9th “Listen to Your Mother” virtual event!  We are thrilled to announce that […]
May 5, 2020

Why “Pass the Torch”?

We asked our supporters and here is what they said: “Pass The Torch has been helpful by providing me with mentors and a network of supportive […]
May 5, 2020

Giving Tuesday NOW | Leave Your Legacy Today

The Foundation has been flooded with messages asking how individuals can help and volunteer during this time of need. As a response, we have created a platform for […]
June 30, 2021

A Reflection: My First Six Months on the Pass the Torch Team

When I first started at Pass the Torch for Women six months ago, I knew I would be contributing to meaningful work, but I didn’t know […]
June 30, 2021

Recap Blog: PTT Feedback Panel

To follow up from Denola Burton’s Feedback Torch Talk in early June, our Developing Leaders and Developing Professionals recently held a panel discussion filled with practical […]
June 23, 2021

Success Through Adversity With Akilah Darden: Torch Talk Recap Blog

We all face adversity. Whether it be in our personal or professional lives, we are faced with a new challenge to overcome nearly everyday. However, every […]
June 21, 2021

Our Team is Growing! – Meet Our Newest Interns

Here at the Foundation, we are so lucky to have incredible interns. This summer, we have added three new interns to our team! Now that they’ve […]
June 21, 2021

Giving and Receiving Feedback With Denola Burton

Sheryl Sandberg once said, “We cannot change what we are not aware of, and once we are aware, we cannot help but change.” Feedback is a […]
May 13, 2021

Legacy Leader Event Recap Blog: Rebound 2021 Beat Burnout by Charting Your Path of Mindfulness and Wellness

At this Legacy Leader event we had such amazing conversations with our three special guest speakers, April Ervin, Amy Douglas, and Eliza Kingsford. Together they discussed […]
April 19, 2021

Respond vs. React: Torch Talk Recap Blog

One of the key ways to be professional in the workplace is knowing how to control your emotions. In this Torch Talk, we had the amazing […]
April 7, 2021

How Mentorship Has Impacted My Future

Sunday March 7th, 2021 will be remembered as the day that I made the commitment to continue my post-secondary education at Purdue University. While the decision […]
April 7, 2021

CEO-Deb Hallberg Shares Her “Why”

A question many of us seem to be focusing on as we being to creep out of isolation is “Why?” Why do we do what we […]
March 17, 2021

Developing Professionals Women’s History Month Trivia Night Event

The month of March marks an exciting time for the Pass the Torch for Women Foundation. Earlier this month, we celebrated International Women’s Day and left […]
March 17, 2021

Empowered Women, Empower Women

Celebrating women of the past is an essential part of honoring Women's History Month! Join us in celebrating and recognizing female trailblazers throughout history!
March 10, 2021

2021 International Women’s Day Recap

Thank you to everyone who joined our International Women’s Day event! We had over 260 attendees across 6 different countries join us and, with your support, […]