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Professional of the Week

Deborah Laurel, The Peer Learning Institute

IB’s Professional of the Week is the premier way to meet Dane County’s professionals. This week features Deborah Laurel, co-founder and chief learning officer, The Peer Learning Institute.

40 Under 40 - Where Are They Now?

Dawn Crim, Class of 2005

IB is celebrating 20 years of the 40 Under 40 in 2020, and will be catching up with past recipients to see what they’ve been up to since they were honored. This week features Dawn Crim, secretary, Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services.

Virtual Icons in Business with Jeff Keebler of Madison Gas and Electric

In Business hosted its second virtual Icons in Business event of the year on June 23 featuring Jeff Keebler, chairman, president, and CEO of Madison Gas and Electric.

During the virtual presentation, Keebler shared insight into the organization’s history, the challenges it faces, and the opportunities renewable energy presents.

Thank you to our presenting sponsor, WPS Health Solutions, and our additional sponsors: The Madison Concourse Hotel, ActionCOACH, and Baker Tilly.

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Wisconsin women in leadership – Moving the needle

Women make up less than a quarter (or 21.1%) of board directors of the top 50 public companies in Wisconsin. Nationwide, that figure is not much better. Female board directors make up only 26.5% of all board directors for all S&P 500 companies.

Wisconsin must step up to compete for federal R&D dollars

The federal government is poised to make its biggest investment in research and development since the end of World War II, the dawn of the space age, and the Cold War defense buildup, with hundreds of billions of dollars to improve U.S. competitiveness in a changing world.

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