During the past year, three women have been appointed to the role of Fire Chief and one the role of Chief Deputy around the state. All of these are firsts, making these women the highest-ranking female fire officials in each of the department’s history.
The International Association of Women in Fire & Emergency Services (iWomen) is now Women in Fire. This change is part of the organization’s strategic plan that has been in the works over the past year.
A new report, Emerging Health and Safety Issues among Women in the Fire Service, studies the critical health and safety issues of female firefighters and EMS responders.
As a Platinum sponsor, E-ONE will be hosting a Meet & Greet for iWomen Conference attendees. E-ONE is also providing funding to iWomen that will be used towards other projects during the 2019 calendar year.
The opening keynote speaker for the 2019 Leadership Conference, to be held in Indianapolis, Indiana, on Monday, April 8, in conjunction with FDIC International, is Battalion Chief Tiffanye S. Wesley.
The block of rooms for iWomen attendees is now open for our 2019 Conference. These rooms are on a first-come, first-served basis and will only be held through January 31st.
Submit your proposal to host the 2020 Biennial International Conference for the International Association of Women in Fire & Emergency Services by Dec. 31.
We had the opportunity to talk with 4 amazing women who are iWomen supporters and are also extremely knowledgable about the safety, care and research of PPE.
If you missed the live show, you can still listen in to the recorded copy. Host Candice McDonald, iWomen Trustee, talked to several guests about their thoughts on mentoring, and how it helped them to succeed in the fire service and in their personal lives.
For 2017, we are co-locating with the world’s largest fire service event — FDIC!
iWomen members – this is a great opportunity to study at John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health with five focus areas, including Environmental Challenges. The tie into fire could be challenging but if you are interested you can reach out to Dr. Gielen and identify yourself as an iWomen member. Please keep us posted if…