Celebrating The Women Who Helped Shape South Dakota

KELO Celebrating Women

In 1992, KELOLAND News did a series on women in the workforce and their challenges of hitting the so-called glass ceiling.

At that time, just more than 55 percent of women held jobs, but they filled only two percent of upper level positions.

So what are the numbers like in 2019?  KELOLAND’s Angela Kennecke brings you an update to her stories on KELOLAND News at 6. 

Click on the video player below to watch one of the 1992 stories. 

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March is Women’s History Month; a time that is set aside to commemorate and encourage the study, observance and celebration of the vital role of women in American history.

KELOLAND Media Group is honoring the women of South Dakota who are making an impact across the state and in their communities.  They are women who’ve paved their own paths to greatness and helped shape this state.  Find some of those stories now on our Celebrating Women page

Our KELOLAND News Special Report Celebrating Woman airs on Friday, March 8 at 6:30 p.m. CST on KELO-TV.

Over the next several days, KELOLAND News employees will share details about the women who inspire them.  Look for those posts on the KELOLAND News Facebook page and on our KELOLAND News Twitter account.  

In addition to those posts, KELOLAND’s Angela Kennecke is revisiting a series of stories she reported in 1992 regarding the glass ceiling on Wednesday; we’ll share those stories here throughout the day. 

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