Rung in the News

Catch up on where Rung for Women has been making headlines.

Catch up on where Rung for Women has been making headlines.

Another Successful Connection- Rung for Women

Another Successful Connection- Rung for Women

The year-long Rung for Women program is unique in that it is intentionally designed to address and remove barriers in a woman’s life. In addition to career development assistance – selecting a career pathway, connecting to training programs, updating resumes, and practicing interview skills – the program provides comprehensive support services.

Commerce Bank and Rung Collaborate to Remove Wealth Barriers for Women

Commerce Bank and Rung Collaborate to Remove Wealth Barriers for Women

“Rung’s mission aligns beautifully with ours,” said Becki Feldmann, senior employee experience and brand strategist in talent management at Commerce. “Like Rung, we’re committed to nurturing an inclusive and diverse culture where people can thrive and grow professionally. We invest in our team members and in the communities we serve, and Rung takes the same approach with their members.”

Rung for Women: Accelerating Careers and Fulfilling Dreams

Rung for Women: Accelerating Careers and Fulfilling Dreams

Women of color are over four times more likely to say that fewer opportunities for advancement are a barrier to their success. That’s why RUNG connects women to careers where women, especially women of color, are under-represented.

A Conversation with Leslie Gill from Rung for Women

A Conversation with Leslie Gill from Rung for Women

Rung President Leslie Gill speaks with The St. Louis American about how her role at Rung has been a defining moment for helping women in the region earn more while creating generational wealth for their families.

Jason Ware named VP of operations at Rung for Women

Jason Ware named VP of operations at Rung for Women

Jason Ware has been named vice president of operations for St. Louis area non-profit Rung for Women. Prior to this position, Ware worked at Rise Community Development Foundation, and seven years at CareSTL in a variety of positions including chief financial officer.

Rung Partners with Biotech for MO with Advanced Manufacturing Programs for Women

Rung Partners with Biotech for MO with Advanced Manufacturing Programs for Women

ST. LOUIS — Bioscience boosters have started recruiting residents in the metro area for free training programs, aiming to fill a glut of open jobs in the industry. The program — Biotech for MO — will provide free childcare and transportation to at least 200 people in the region and the first trainees could begin jobs by the end of the year.

Rung for Women Aims to Break Barriers for Women in Manufacturing

Rung for Women Aims to Break Barriers for Women in Manufacturing

ST. LOUIS, MO — In an industry traditionally dominated by men, women are breaking barriers and reshaping the landscape of advanced manufacturing. Because of the growing demand and the need for skilled workers in the field, Rung for Women has added advanced manufacturing as a career pathway for their Fall 2023 Cohort.

How Maxar and Rung for Women Are Helping Bring More Women into the Geospatial Industry

How Maxar and Rung for Women Are Helping Bring More Women into the Geospatial Industry

In 2021, Maxar partnered with Rung for Women to create a Geospatial Analyst Training Program at Maryville University. This first-of-a-kind program is designed to provide trainees with the knowledge and skills needed for entry-level geospatial jobs. Maxar serves as an industry advisor, helping provide insights to shape course content. (Maxar Blog)

Building an Empowered Career

Building an Empowered Career

In this guest blog by Justine Patterson, a cohort member with Rung for Women, she shares her lived experience building her career through career literacy and networking strength to reach her goals. (DeBruce Foundation)

As NGA Shifts Into New Construction Phase, It’s Eyeing New Workforce

As NGA Shifts Into New Construction Phase, It’s Eyeing New Workforce

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is fostering a more diverse workforce through establishing connections with local schools and programs like Rung for Women, which has been successful in training women who want to break into more specialized careers. (STLPR)

100+ People Shaping St. Louis, Philanthropy

100+ People Shaping St. Louis, Philanthropy

Many people work to help make St. Louis a better place for all. Leslie Gill, president, Rung for Women, said the organization’s goal for 2023 is to “connect 100-plus women to high-demand career pathways in tech, geospatial intelligence, and advanced manufacturing.” (St. Louis Magazine)