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  • ACW is the 'Single Best Investment' in Myself and in My Career by Morgan Granfield

    ACW is the ‘Single Best Investment’ in Myself & My Career

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    Over the last five years, I’ve had the immense pleasure of volunteering my time and talent on several Alliance of Channel Women committees. That, in addition to co-chairing the Communications Committee for a couple of those years. It’s incredibly gratifying to be a part of ACW – not just as a member, but as a contributing member. I think Jim Rohn said it best: “Only by giving are you able to receive more than you already have.”

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  • 5 Ways to Stay Creative During Times of Uncertainty by Michaela Bottino

    5 Ways to Stay Creative During Times of Uncertainty

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    This year has presented us with uncertainty in many ways. Currently, I find myself taking one day at a time, staying optimistic about the unknown, and remaining open to whatever may come. That being said, living in this new world has changed the way I consider my creativity.

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  • Why Membership Matters to Dawn Crutchfield Board

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    ACW is home to a vibrant community of channel professionals from across the country. We enjoy getting to know them at our in-person events and are happy to introduce you to them in this recurring Membership Matters Q&A. This month we’re getting to know ACW member Dawn Crutchfield Board, an IT Business Consultant at Technology Source, where she helps organizations assess their technology needs and finds the right solutions for success.

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  • Build Your Confidence by Joining an ACW Committee by Lori Graber

    Build Your Confidence by Joining an ACW Committee

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    When I was invited to write an article on my ACW membership, I was nervous. I’m not a blogger, and occasionally, I struggle to put words down on paper. However, I accepted this challenge because I’m passionate about my ACW membership. I knew this was a safe place for me to push outside of my comfort zone.

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  • Alliance of Channel Women Continues the Conversation with Diversity Expert Risha Grant on August 14

    Virtual Event to Examine Racial Injustice, Social Unrest & What We Can Do to Promote Inclusion ORANGE, Calif. – August 5, 2020 – The Alliance of Channel Women, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of female channel leaders in technology, announced today that it has invited diversity expert Risha Grant to deliver a virtual keynote, addressing the present

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  • Sugar and Spice and Puppy Dog Tails

    Sugar, Spice and Puppy Dog Tails

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    What Are Women Made Of? By Eve Hoffman Growing up, I was taught the nursery rhyme, “What Are Little Boys Made Of?” It goes something like this: “Snips and snails and puppy dog tails – that’s what little boys are made of. … Sugar and spice and everything nice – that’s what little girls are made of.” I said to

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  • Take Another Look at Diversity

    Take Another Look at ‘Diversity’

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    Alliance of Channel Women was founded to promote diversity, specifically gender diversity. Our charter was to advance careers in the technology channel for women. But diversity is not only about gender, it’s about race, religion and sexual orientation. ACW supports diversity in all its forms and, right now, with racial tensions rising, it’s a good time to revisit our roots, remind ourselves of our shared vision, and discuss where to go from here.

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  • Growing Up with Racism, Internal Conflict and the Need for Support

    Growing Up with Racism, Internal Conflict and the Need for Support

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    As a first-generation American, born from two immigrant parents, I have been watching, listening and praying for our country for a long time. There is so much anger and dissenting points of view. I’ve hesitated to speak publicly about racism because I don’t want to invite hostility. My only hope is that my story might inspire empathy and compassion.

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  • Want to Advance in Your Career? Seek Out a Mentor

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    Having a great mentor is a great way to advance in your career. You may look into mentorship programs within your industry or a similar one, but that doesn’t always work. Here are some tips to find a mentor and how to cultivate that relationship.

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  • Social Media and Background Screening: If It’s on the Internet, Isn’t it Fair Game? – August 20 Webinar

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    Leveraging social media for sourcing, recruiting and employer branding is a hot topic for many companies, however, before jumping onto the internet, employers need to be aware of the potential dangers. What might seem like a strategic use of social media could be a fast track to litigation, governmental investigations and bad press.  This session will explore the legal aspects

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