May 2018

From this Issue

The local health care leader has been with Virginia Mason Institute since 1984

Through acquisition, product expansion and increased capacity, the Tukwila-based company has quietly become a major player in the industry


In 1949, 30,000 people were there for the dedication ceremony at Sea-Tac Airport

Howard Giske recently retired after nearly four decades at the Museum of History and Industry, having worked as the curator of photography since 1996.

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This Puyallup-based company has been a leader in the customization of guitars.

"Companies don’t grow forever. Even big and seemingly invincible ones contract, move or break up."

Larj Media's new network will feature podcasts developed, produced and hosted by women.

Some Seattle companies have shown progress, equal gender representation on boards has a long way to go

Fear of retribution can be real and intimidating. Finding your voice requires support and encouragement.

There are also more CEOs at large companies named David than there are women with the top job.

100% Talent has plenty of ideas that provide a logical place to start the pursuit of gender equity in King County.

Mid-Mountain Materials wins gold in the Emerging Manufacturer for midsize/large firms category.

Bridgeways wins gold in the Nonprofit Manufacturing of the Year for midsize firms category.

Orion Industries wins gold in the Nonprofit Manufacturing of the Year for large firms category.

Women at many local businesses and organizations are pushing for solutions

Executives from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Puget Sound Public Radio, Washington Global Health Alliance, The Riveter and more discuss the importance of finding and keeping mentors throughout their careers.

Wondering how to make your workplace more gender equitable? Read our primer, which applies to companies of all sizes.

Yakima Valley fruitgrowers, agriculture startup Phytelligence and Washington State University are all suing each other over WSU's Cosmic Crisp and WA2.