Nearly 3 Million U.S. Women Disappeared From the Workforce In a Year

Your weekly roundup :: February 22 – 26

As you head into your weekend, here are a few articles from the past week we thought you might enjoy.

The 2021 4word Gala is tomorrow night—join us virtually!

For the first time, the 4word Gala celebration is VIRTUAL, which means you can join us from anywhere in the world. Our evening with Mary Lou Retton and Molly Fletcher will take place on Feb. 27 from 7-8:00PM CST. Click here to secure your tickets!

There’s also a silent auction that you can support the Gala and 4word through, if you can’t join the livestream. Click here to see what’s available!

Corner Office to Home Office—Redefining Your Workplace

The workplace has been through a huge change in the last 12 months—and so did you. Here’s how to redefine your idea of “workplace.”

Did you know our Monday blogs are now available in Spanish and Mandarin? If you or someone you know is interested in receiving these blogs each week, click here

Listen to Season 3: Episode 4 now!

Joi Freeman, founder and CEO of Remnant Strategy, joins the podcast to talk about how to adapt to the ever-changing face of teamwork and why it is vital we all remember one simple fact: we are all human.

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Nearly 3 million U.S. women have dropped out of the labor force in the past year

Megan Cerullo with CBS News shares how companies can help bring back the millions of women in the workforce who had to leave due to the pandemic.

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Why Do So Many Mothers Feel Like Failures Right Now?

Jennifer Senior writes for The New York Times about why she thinks the pandemic has made parents feel more insecure about aspects of their parenting they were already most insecure about.

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Why The Beatitudes Are Still So Revolutionary

Stu Garrard writes for Relevant Magazine and encourages us to remember the Beatitudes in today’s uncertain times.

Catch the latest Mentoring Monday show!

Listen to the latest episode of the Mentoring Monday radio show, featuring Kathleen Cooke.

4word: Community Group Events

Many of our Community Groups continue to host virtual meetings in 2021. If you are not connected yet, please join one! See the complete list of virtual meetings by clicking HERE.

National Virtual Speaker Events

Ongoing Monthly Gatherings

For details on these events, please visit our 4word Events page.