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Shattering the Glass Ceiling: Stories of Successful Women Professionals

Ann Collins Chadwick, left, Penny Ralston, and Tahira Hira spoke to AAFCS Wyoming chapter members during the "Shattering the Glass Ceiling: Stories of Successful Women Professionals" event. Read more. (UW Ag Comm)

Welcome to AAFCS

AAFCS is the only national organization representing family and consumer sciences professionals across practice areas and content specializations. Our members provide guidance and practical knowledge about the things of everyday life, including human growth and development, personal behavior, housing and environment, food and nutrition, apparel and textiles, and resource management, so that students and consumers can make sound decisions and enjoy a healthy, productive and more fulfilling life.

Dr. Tahira Hira, one of the three consultants who came to UW in Nov. to do a program for all UW students entitled "Shattering the Glass Ceiling: Stories of Successful Women Professionals," sponsored by the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences RSO. Click here to read more on our website about this event and the professionals who participated.

Dr. Hira helps develop consumer money-management site, NYSE Money Sense 

NYSE Euronext developers worked closely with Tahira Hira, a professor of personal finance and consumer economics in Iowa State's Department of Human Development and Family Studies, on the launch of NYSE Money Sense, a new online educational resource for consumers to improve their money-management skills and knowledge. Hira vetted the site content and is chairing the NYSE Euronext Financial Literacy Advisory committee, which is composed of some of the most respected names in financial literacy and education. She was interviewed about the initiative by Maria Bartiromo on CNBC Tuesday, April 6, 2010.

Maria Bartiromo's (CNBC) interview with Tahira and the CEO of NYSE at NYSE on April 6. Unfortunately you have to watch the ad before you get to the interview. See also  Past Events.