Women's bicycling campaign kicks off spring, summer season with celebration on International Women's Day

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 03-01-2016 under NEWS

She Rides Her Own Way is kicking off its spring and summer season by celebrating International Women's Day at Founders Brewing Company on March 8, 2016. She Rides Her Own Way is a local campaign with three objectives, including self esteem...

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Honorees announced for the fifth annual Women and the Environment Symposium

by (WMEAC)

Submitted 02-18-2016 under NONPROFITS

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The West Michigan Environmental Action Council (WMEAC) has announced the recipients of the Environmental Hidden Heroine Awards. The awards will be presented during the fifth annual Women and the Environment Symposium....

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Celebrating growth of women-run businesses in Heartside neighborhood

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 02-02-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

With the growth of businesses on the Avenue for the Arts, women are strengthening their leadership and roots in our arts community. Avenue for the Arts is the neighborhood title for the South Division corridor between Fulton and Wealthy and features...

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She Rides her Own Way to host Women and Bikes speaker series

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 09-15-2015 under NEWS

She Riders Her Own Way will kick off their "Women and Bike" Speaker Series on September 17 to introduce the women's movement in cycling and encourage new riders to experience bike culture. Keynote panelists include ...

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East Hill resident seeks to increase female presence in bike culture

by (NGarbaty)

Submitted 09-01-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

To Johannah Jelks, women and biking should go hand in hand. The union of the two comprises the driving force behind her campaign, She Rides Her Own Way, which will culminate in a new hub on the web for bike advocacy and retail. The site is due for...

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POWER UP Luncheon inspires local young women to achieve their dreams

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 07-26-2015 under NONPROFITS

P.O.W.E.R.  U.P. (Providing Opportunities for Women to Empower young women to Realize their Unique Potential) came to life last fall when Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids' board member Michelle Wickens...

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Happy Hour think tank to discuss women in cycling industry

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 04-07-2015 under NEWS

On Tuesday, April 14th, She Rides Her Own Way will be hosting a happy hour think tank session to discuss the future of women entering into the cycling industry and how to get involved in bike culture in West Michigan.  The event will be...

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LadyFest celebrates Grand Rapids women

by (mackenziebush13)

Submitted 04-02-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

On April 4, downtown Grand Rapids will spend a full day appreciating and learning from the diverse range of voices that women in the city have to offer. The event's mission is "a celebration of badass women in our community," to...

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Light Impressions

by (Merizon Studio)

Submitted 03-15-2015 under

Join us in celebrating the opening of Light Impressions, art exibit for local artists, Kathleen Kalinowski and Connie Kuhnle with a wine and hors d'oeuvre reception on Saturday, May 16th from 4 pm to 8pm. The show will run through Saturday, June...

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PussyCat Beer Guild brings women, beer together

by (MaddieForshee)

Submitted 03-10-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

The PussyCat Beer Guild (PCBG) is a place for women to talk and bond over their shared love for craft beer. The Guild meets at 6 p.m. on the third Tuesday of every month at HopCat, the inception place of the group. One of the oldest women-only...

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