Photography By Travis Anderson
Five outstanding business leaders who use their influence to help others.
January 30, 2017
On the following pages, you’ll meet some remarkable business leaders—with all their professional and philanthropic commitments, you might wonder whether any of them gets (or needs) a full night’s sleep.
One has had a wind turbine installed that not only powers her production facility, but can also provide a little extra juice to her hometown. Another runs three businesses (two of which she started), while making time to help other women entrepreneurs succeed. Another founded a charity that helps cancer patients pay their bills when they’re unable to work, while running a distinctive technology business. Then there’s the HR director who’s using her expertise to help shape regional technology strategy. Rounding out this year’s Wonder Women roster is one of the most prominent business leaders in the state, who has lent her guidance to many notable nonprofit boards.
Twin Cities Business is recognizing these businesswomen this year not only for their own outstanding achievements, but also for serving on and often steering organizations and spearheading causes to improve Minnesota’s culture and economy—even as they’ve helped others pursue their own goals and aspirations.
Twin Cities Business’ 2017 Wonder Women are:
Join us as we honor these trailblazers within their fields.
2017 Wonder Women Awards
Wednesday, February 22
5418 Wayzata Blvd., Golden Valley
5 p.m. Registration
6 p.m. Awards program
For more information, contact Grace Famestad at 612-336-9288, email@example.com