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A Great Colorado Women Stories Event - Launching HERstory with Jill Tietjen, PE
Vail Public Library
Vail, CO
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Aug 24, 2022 5:30 PM



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A Great Colorado Women Stories Event - Launching HERstory with Jill Tietjen, PE
We are delighted to have you join the Colorado Women's Hall of Fame for an informative and inspiring talk featuring Colorado Women's Hall of Fame inductee Jill Tietjen, PE.  

A veritable powerhouse, Jill Tietjen embodies a can-do spirit that takes her from power plants to corporate boardrooms, classrooms, and podiums as she speaks across the nation.

Jill S. Tietjen, PE, is an author, international speaker, and an electrical engineer. After more than 45 years in the electric utility industry, her professional focus is now on womens advocacy, worldwide.  A former blogger for The Huffington Post, she speaks nationally on the accomplishments of women, nominates women for awards, and continues to write books (12 published to date), following in the footsteps of her bestselling and award-winning books, Her Story: A Timeline of the Women Who Changed America and Hollywood: Her Story, An Illustrated History of Women and the Movies. Her latest award-winning book, Over, Under, Around and Through: How Hall of Famers Surmount Obstacles, (Fulcrum) was released in May of 2022. She is a frequent keynote speaker as her positive energy and her ability to relate to the audience result in inspired and energized listeners. She has been inducted into the Colorado Womens Hall of Fame and the Colorado Authors Hall of Fame.

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CWHF Inductee Jill Tietjen, "Over, Under, Around and Through"

Concerns about mental health, exacerbated or identified because of the pandemic, are leading many people to look for ways to become more resilient and to face and work through the obstacles in their lives. Over, Under, Around and Through: How Hall of Famers Surmount Obstacles (Fulcrum Publishing) provides the secrets of how Hall of Famers overcame the obstacles in their lives to become stronger, smarter and more resilient.

Local Author Mimi Pockross, "Pulling Harvey Out of Her Hat"

Talk about working from home. . . . Pulling Harvey Out of Her Hat chronicles the story of how Mary Chasea housewife with three children from a working-class Irish community in Denver, Coloradobecame a Pulitzer Prizewinning playwright for Harvey, a Broadway comedy about a gentle soul and his invisible six-foot-and-one-half-inch-tall rabbit friend. This entertaining and inspiring account traces how Chase achieved her dream of becoming a famous playwright while remaining in Denverwhere she worked for the Rocky Mountain News, married an editor, and raised a family. Chase was inducted into the Colorado Women's Hall of Fame in 1985.

This year, with our Educational Partner, National History Day in Colorado, and longtime supporters, Rocky Mountain Public Media (RMPBS) and Chevron we are launching a new educational initiative dedicated to developing a curriculum for Colorado Youth to learn more about the incredible accomplishments and significance of Colorado Women past and present.  This curriculum will be made available to educators and institutions across the state to help our communities understand the impact and contributions women have made over many decades here in Colorado.

These efforts require great commitment and your support, as an independent 501(c)(3), non-profit organization, the volunteer driven CWHF Board of Directors is committed the sharing the stories of our Colorado Women's Hall of Fame inductees with the community through the Education initiative, Inductee Portraits and our Great Colorado Women Film Series and other events throughout the year.

We hope you will support CWHF extend the legacies of our CWHF Inductees. Your contribution is a tribute to 37 years of sharing #Herstory.

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Vail Public Library (View)
292 W. Meadows Drive
Vail, CO 81657
United States

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