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iwin news archives -
2007 & 2008

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2008

2007

december 2007
iwin hires Lynn Bertsch as Director of Employer Engagement.

october 2007
Lexington is named one of 30 cities to participate in When Work Works, a national initiative to highlight the importance of workplace flexibility as a strategy to enhance businesses' competitive advantage in the global economy and to help both employers and employees succeed.

september 2007
iwin's executive director, Dr. Jennifer Swanberg, is among the nation's top experts invited to gather in Park City, UT to discuss workplace flexibility. The event, sponsored by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and the Alliance for Work-Life Progress, brings together leaders from private industry and higher education that pursue flexible workplace solutions within their organizations.

Dr. Swanberg and Jody Levin-Epstein, Deputy Director and Senior Policy Analyst with the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) present research on job quality, employee engagement and health at the Louisville Center for Health Equity.  See the presentation slides here.

august 2007
Dr. Swanberg and Mac Werner along with representatives from Humana and Woodward, Hobson & Fulton, LLP are guests on WFPL - National Public Radio's €śState of Affairs" to discuss employer best practices.

june 2007
iwin's executive director, Dr. Jennifer Swanberg, presents her research on hourly workers to attendees at Corporate Voices for Working Families annual conference in Washington, DC. See the presentation slides here.

iwin Research Associate, Mac Werner, graduates from Leadership Lexington, a leadership development program sponsored by Commerce Lexington. 

may 2007
iwin team celebrates the release of, €śMaking Workplaces Work: Employer Best Practices in Kentucky", a compendium of employer best practices in seven areas of innovation, at Dr. and Mrs. Lee T. Todd's home.
link to article about the release

april 2007
Dr. Swanberg receives continued funding from the Ford Foundation to continue her workplace-based research on quality work environments for hourly workers employed with a national retail firm.

Dr. Swanberg presents paper,"Responsive Workplace for Lower-wage, Hourly Workers: Factors Predictive of Employee Engagement" at the International Work-Life Conference in Lisbon, Portugal.  See presentation slides here.

february 2007
Dr. Swanberg is recognized by Alliance for Work-Life Progress as one of the Rising Stars in the field of advancing work-life effectiveness.
link to press release

january 2007
University of Kentucky Board of Trustees approves the establishment of the Institute for Workplace Innovation.

link for press release