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Isabel Perry, Fortune 500 executive turned Kappa Kappa Gamma house mom, inspires young women

November 7th, 2019 No comments

In 1980, Isabel Perry was the only woman in her company holding an executive position—the company was one of the top 50 corporations in America.

Perry, a 68-year-old house mom for Kappa Kappa Gamma, KKG, at IU, began her own business as a junior in college. By the age of 30, she worked as Executive Head of Environmental Health and Safety for Pratt and Whitney Engines, a Fortune 500 company. She now uses her 40 years of business experience to inspire young women to be successful.

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Bloomington residents hesitant to discuss inclusivity

November 6th, 2019 No comments

As a naturally introverted Midwesterner it is paralyzing to need to approach a stranger and ask to interview them and unthinkable to ask to take their picture, record their voice and then publish it on the internet.

I began the task of interviewing four random strangers by forming questions about inclusivity in Bloomington and going down to the city square. I started asking anyone who I could get to stop, if I could talk to them about their experiences. I had many strangers decline immediately, a few decline at their picture being taken and a couple at the idea of the interview being posted online.

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Price of products is a concern for Bloomington shoppers

November 1st, 2019 No comments

Bloomington residents don’t agree when it comes to choosing where to shop for everyday items, according to four random interviews taken outside the College Mall and on the IU campus on Oct. 2 and 3.
Price was the one factor that is important when choosing what to spend money on. Some preferred quality over cost.

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