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50 Most Influential Women Honoree: Graci Harkema

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Graci Harkema started her business months before one of the world’s deadliest pandemics, but she didn’t let it derail her. Instead, she used it to her advantage by telling her story.  https://grbj.com/news/human-resources/50-miw-honoree-graci-harkema/

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'My child, my child' Motivational Speaker finds Inspiration in Congo

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Graduate's journey speaks to importance of diversity, inclusion

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Graci Harkema, '09, speaks during her Wheelhouse Talks session for the Peter C. Cook Leadership Academy.

Image Credit: Kendra Stanley-Mills

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Business Journal Selects 50 Most Influential Women

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The Grand Rapids Business Journal will honor its 2022 class of 50 Most Influential Women in West Michigan during a special luncheon celebration on March 10. The honorees represent a wide cross section of industries and organizations and are leaders in the West Michigan business community. This is the 25th time the Business Journal is celebrating the 50 Most Influential Women in West Michigan. This year’s class of 50 Most Influential Women was culled from just under 250 nominations, resulting in almost 120 applications. The honorees were selected by the editorial department based on community involvement, leadership capabilities, depth of...

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Celebrating Black History Month with Graci Harkema

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By Bianca Gorospe Today marks the first day of Black History Month; a time that honors the achievements and sacrifices made by the Black community. To celebrate Black History Month, we spoke with DEI leader Graci Harkema (who recently led a training for Offleash) to learn what this month means to her. 

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