8:01 am
Tue April 14, 2015

Ricketts signs law to boost protections for pregnant workers

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Pregnant workers will have the right to easier workloads and modified schedules under a new Nebraska law.

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1:34 pm
Thu June 13, 2013

Creighton University hosting its first Summer Institute

Creighton’s first Summer Institute will focus on women, leadership, and higher education.

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10:39 am
Mon March 4, 2013

Salvation Army of Omaha director to speak before United Nations

This week’s United Nations session of the Commission on the Status of Women will include a Salvation Army of Omaha representative.

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4:05 am
Wed September 5, 2012

"Becoming Your Best Self" is the theme of this year's Women's Health and Wellness Conference

The Omaha Women’s Health and Wellness Conference takes place on Friday, October 5th from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Embassy Suites in LaVista.

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1:00 am
Mon March 5, 2012

Womens History Month events focus on civil rights, politics, history

A series of events this month in Omaha highlight the contributions women have made to Nebraska.

March is Womens History Month. The Omaha Public Library branches are hosting lectures on the role of women in politics, history, and civil liberties.

OPL executive director Gary Wasdin says one presentation, scheduled for March 22nd at the library’s Florence Branch, will focus on the role of women pioneers in the 1870s and 1880s.  

Federal judge Laurie Smith Camp will speak at the downtown branch on March 25th about women and civil liberties.