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Wayne State University Public Relations Student Society host Local LEVO Detroit

On February 19, the Wayne State Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) partnered with the Detroit Local Levo chapter to host Lifestages: Learning from Leaders in the Bernath Auditorium inside Wayne State’s undergraduate library. Levo League is a growing community of professional women seeking advice, inspiration and the tools needed to succeed. Levo League publishes multiple articles online everyday with topics ranging from lifestyle, fashion and career advice. RELATED: My favorite Levo Articles Apart from their digital audience, Levo League has 30 local chapters. Detroit is Levo League’s 30th chapter and WSU PRSSA was thrilled to get exposure on the Wayne State campus. Local chapters provide mentorship and networking opportunities with local career-minded women. Lifestages: Learning from Leaders was organized by Sara Mahmood, Detroit’s Levo chapter leader. Twenty eight women and one gentleman gathered in the Bernath Auditorium to talk to a panel of metro Detroit leaders. Topics ranged from finding a mentor, losing a mentor, negotiating in the workplace to much, much more. “Tonight was fun! They provided some much needed perspective on how to approach the future with optimism and confidence,” …

Mary Barra named GM CEO: First Woman to Run a Major Automaker

A professor shared this news with me this morning, knowing how I would be affected by it- It’s relationships like these that I am thankful for: sharing knowledge, useful, inspirational, news-worthy knowledge that I am inevitably grateful for in friends, family and peers. GM named Mary Barra as their 5th CEO in the last five years. Barra is the first woman to run a major U.S automaker. More importantly her credentials, experience and insider approach will be a positive tool for GM’s turnaround.   Read the full report here.   It is good to see such a powerful woman leader in Detroit. Congratulations @mtbarra!