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The first WIPC conference offered an opportunity to learn and network. PHOTO: ANNA MUNOZ

Groups support, unite women in pest management

December 4, 2019 By
Learn more about the groups Professional Women in Pest Management and Women in Pest Control, that empower the women who work in the pest industry. Read more»
A January 2018 manager meeting at Truly Nolen Pest Control. Scarlett Nolen stands at far right. She was a little over a year away from becoming the company's president. PHOTO: TRULY NOLEN PEST CONTROL

Use different team member perspectives to your advantage

December 3, 2019 By
Truly Nolen's president shares why getting different perspectives from team members can help build creativity and better responses to problems in the field. Read more»
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Inaugural Women in Pest Control conference makes industry waves

August 28, 2019 By and
More than 100 women gathered for the inaugural Women in Pest Control conference in Austin, Texas. The one-day event included nine presentations. Read more»
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Barbie to bond with bugs this fall

February 7, 2019 By
On Jan. 31, Mattel Inc. announced a worldwide licensing agreement between its Barbie brand and National Geographic to create a product line and content centered around exploration, science, conservation and research. The Barbie and National Geographic product line features career dolls and... Read more»
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New England PWIPM hosts January meeting

January 15, 2019 By
On Jan. 8, the Professional Women in Pest Management (PWIPM) of New England held its first training of 2019 at Big Blue Bug Solutions. Attendees came from Massachusetts and Rhode Island. The “Organization and Productivity” class was taught by Brian... Read more»
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Laura Simpson talks about industry change

January 4, 2019 By
When asked whether she has seen many changes in the professional pest management industry for women over her 39-year career, Dugas Pest Control President Laura Simpson responds with an enthusiastic yes. Here are more of her thoughts on the subject:... Read more»
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A compassionate industry, but one with room to grow

January 2, 2019 By
University of Florida (UF) entomologist Dr. Faith Oi says she is proud to be part of an industry that is so charitable. “Many companies very quietly provide services pro bono, so that people who cannot afford pest control can live... Read more»
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New England PWIPM hosts training

December 4, 2018 By
The Professional Women in Pest Management (PWIPM) of New England held its second training of 2018 on Nov. 28 at Forshaw Inc.’s Canton, Mass., facility. Attendees came from Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island. The Beginner Entomology class was taught... Read more»
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PWIPM: Logowear

November 12, 2018 By
Just in time for the holidays: Professional Women In Pest Management (PWIPM) is selling fashion gear for the ladies (and men) in our industry. Shop, buy and ship online — the sale of these branded shirts, jackets, tote bags, hats... Read more»
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NPMA awards deadlines are near

July 27, 2018 By
This year, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) has several award opportunities for pest management professionals to highlight their accomplishments throughout the year, including: • Professional Women in Pest Management (PWIPM) Professional Empowerment Grant. Nomination deadline: July 31, 2018. PWIPM... Read more»
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