Colleagues recognize Nadia Williams for her dedication and perseverance, and her career shows why.
Leigh Ann Barney may have had many inspirations early in life that led her to be a successful caregiver in the long-term care industry, but she gives her mother, father and hometown of Hodgenville, KY, the credit for instilling the key work ethic that got her where she is.
Editor’s Note: McKnight’s Long-Term Care News and McKnight’s Senior Living are profiling the McKnight’s 2021 Women of Distinction honorees daily July 6 through Aug. 6. To see the 2021 McKnight’s 2021 Women of Distinction awards ceremony, register for free here. Christiana Bonsu started in the senior living industry as a caregiver and subsequently has risen to…
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The strongest work teams have leaders who believe that the members are better than they are, says Patricia Will, Belmont Village Senior Living founder and CEO.
A panel of female executives told McKnight’s this month that the unrelenting challenges of COVID-19 strengthened the resolve of many, proving both the industry and its increasing slate of women leaders are poised for great things to come.
Holistic thinking, multitasking and critical thinking are key characteristics young leaders — especially women — should develop to advance in the workforce. Those attributes were among several recommended by a panel of honored women leaders who spoke last week during a McKnight’s Women of Distinction Forum session.
Effective diversity, equity and inclusion in programs must do more than talk about workplace fairness or train employees about bias; they also must actively counter discrimination and promote representation.
Operating through the pandemic was like working with a ghost that was impossible to grasp, leading to feelings of failure among senior living and care leaders. But the pandemic also refocused priorities.