ATLANTA, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Womenetics and InterOrganization Network (ION) are pleased to announce they will partner to provide opportunities, tools and inspiration to women in business. As the gap between the amount of women and men in the U.S. workforce continues to diminish, it is important for these numbers to carry over and be reflected on the executive level. Through this partnership, the two organizations will collaborate to build awareness and to further women’s roles in business and the boardroom. Together, Womenetics and ION will create opportunities to advocate and advance women in leadership positions and to empower professional women in the corporate and entrepreneurial realms.
“As ION continues to advocate for gender diversity in the business world, it’s refreshing to work with an equally energetic team like Womenetics,” said ION President Charlotte Laurent-Ottomane. “We’ve aligned our goals at the strategic level so that corporations can gain access to capable women leaders. We’ve already begun to ensure that these goals come to fruition.”
“The women that ION represents are business and thought leaders in their communities,” says Elisabeth Marchant, president and CEO of Womenetics. “Womenetics is pleased to partner with ION to uplift professional women and to provide them with the tools they need to make an impact at the highest levels of business. This alliance enables Womenetics and ION to engage executive women across the country that are poised to take on greater roles in corporate America.”
Womenetics is a business platform that provides substantive information for and about women through online content and targeted events. A media property that celebrates women in the workplace, the company focuses on advancing women as leaders. Womenetics explores how women’s abilities can be effectively employed to impact critical challenges – the economy, health, work, wages, politics, social issues and education. Womenetics inspires women to become engaged, take charge of their destinies and to take their place in business and the public realm.
ION is comprised of 14 regional organizations in the United States representing more than 10,000 women in business across a wide range of industries. Through ION, these women combine their energies to advocate the advancement of women to positions of power in the business world, especially to boards of directors and executive suites.
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