Just announced! Companies that sign on to be EPIC Corporate Challenge partners will commit to set voluntary measurable goals in at least one of the following areas, including a new metric for the measurement of women of color in leadership positions.

  • Increase the percentage of women of color in current and emerging leadership positions, including boards of directors.
  • Actively recruit and retain women at all levels of the organization, in order to increase the percentage of women in the company’s workforce, including women in non-traditional roles
  • Increase the percentage of women among the top 10% of the company’s senior positions
  • Increase the number of women on the board of directors
  • Monitor pay by gender and address such gaps as are discovered

2021 Honorary Chair Governor Kim Reynolds

2021 Co-Chairs
Tiffany O'Donnell, CEO, Women Lead Change
Jeff Russell, President & CEO, Delta Dental of Iowa

The EPIC Corporate Challenge brings together Iowa businesses to formally commit to grow and retain women at all levels of company leadership, creating a unique community of companies working collectively on the vital issues of recruiting, retaining, and promoting women in the workforce.

The EPIC Corporate Challenge is a statewide public-private initiative launched in March 2016. Iowa is the second state in the nation to take on this statewide commitment.