October 23, 2020 @ 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Lisa Attonito
Women's Fund Presents…Game Changers, Driving Equity Forward @ Milwaukee | Wisconsin | United States

Event proceeds work to advance equity for women…by providing HER Scholarships, supporting Grants to area NFP organizations addressing systemic issues, and convening the community to change attitudes, behavior, and culture. Thank you for your investment.

Watch the recording of the complete event, including the Keynote Address by Meghan Duggan and the recognition of the 11 Game Changers named by our Event Sponsors.

Please know the Event Program is available below. 



  • Meghan Duggan says, “trust, communication, and unity” are essential in order to change the game.  She also reminds us that we “need to see it, to be it.”
  • The Game Changers inspire us to challenge the norms…when we envision something more, we can work to achieve new ways.
  • Celeste Cuffie, Event Emcee, reminds us that we are all “players” who matter, who have power, and whose actions can make change.  “We are ALL Game Changers.”
  • Julie Ragland, Board Chair, says, “Having a Women’s Fund in our community keeps women inthe conversation.” 
  • Marilka Velez, Signature Sponsor Representative and Vice Chair speaks about the common bond that Associated Bank and the Women’s Fund has…local roots. 
  • Monica Shah-Davidson, Event Chair, invites us to join her in supporting the Women’s Fund…she says, “our investments in the Women’s Fund are driving equity forward.”
  • Lisa Attonito, Executive Director encourages us to think about RBG as a Game Changer and honor her legacy with a gift to the Women’s Fund. Lisa also asks for a commitment to be game changers and using our power.  Our Voice. Our Vote. Our Money.  

Signature Sponsor

Visionary Sponsor

Innovation Sponsor

American Family Insurance


BMO Harris Bank

Concordia University Wisconsin

Herb Kohl Philanthropies

Kane Communications Group

Equity Sponsor


Foley & Lardner

Quarles & Brady

Julie Ragland / Monica Shah-Davidson

2020 Sponsors


Institute for Women’s Leadership at Marquette University

Annette Jacobson

Johnson Financial Group

J.P. Morgan

Jeannie Martin


Michael Best

New Resources Consulting

Northwestern Mutual Women’s ERG

Ogletree Deakins

Holly Ryan

Erika Sander

Event Emcee

Celeste Cuffie

CEO and Founder, Life Empowered Consulting Services

Change Management Specialist, Molson Coors Beverage Company

Event Committee

Monica Shah-Davidson, Chair

Celeste Cuffie

Nicole Horvath

Paige Hunt

Melissa McCord

Joell Poole

Team Captains

Kristin Carlson, Focal Point Coaching

Nicole Horvath, Cardinal Stritch University

Paige Hunt, Johnson Controls

Sheila Long, MalamaDoe

Jackie Mortenson, Milwaukee Women Inc.

Joell Poole Bela Roongta

Laj Waghray, Red Crane Films

Lisa Weisman, LM Club