leadership

Upcoming Conference Aims to Connect, Inspire Rural South Dakota

For those looking to have an impact on their rural communities, an upcoming two-day conference may give you some serious inspiration. In 2018, community leaders from 14 different states were part of Dakota Resources ruralX Conference. This year, June 19-20, the non-profit will once again bring motivated community members from throughout the midwest the Mitchell forum. RuralX, according to organizers, is…

New Half Day Summit a Unique Leadership Opportunity for Local Students

High school sophomores and juniors are encouraged to apply, but the deadline is today

Sioux Falls Rising Leaders is a new program in 2019 that aims to introduce young, local talent, to a broad and diverse group of Sioux Falls best and brightest. Leadership Sioux Falls, a program that has been around for more than 30 years, was tasked with creating a community impact project. Rising Leaders is the result. Craig Dewey, an administrative…

2018 Election Trend: The “Wave of the Woman”

 SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A Sioux Falls political science professor is calling it “the wave of the woman.” A record number of women are breaking a glass ceiling and running for office. We know you’ll find more women on the ballot, but are the odds stacked against these political pioneers? According Augustana University political science professor Emily Wanless, the…

Miss American Organization To Be Led By Women

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – The Miss America Organization is putting women in its three top leadership positions following an email scandal involving former male leaders of the scholarship group. The organization tells The Associated Press it is appointing Regina Hopper as president and CEO of the Miss America Organization, and Marjorie Vincent-Tripp as chairwoman of the board of the Miss…

Introducing Your Daughter to Girl Scouts

Series of open houses set for Sioux Falls and surrounding areas in October

If you or your daughter has ever been curious to learn more about the Girl Scouts and what participation in the organization means, now may be the time. The Girl Scouts – Dakota Horizons is holding a series of parent information nights throughout the region. Each event offers a glimpse into scouting activities, first patches, and time for questions with…