National Women’s History Month: March 2018

Women’s Fund organized/promoted a variety of events in honor of National Women’s History Month.

March 1, 2018
Women’s History Exhibit Opening and Reception
Reception sponsored by Arts@Large
Held at Chudnow Museum of Yesteryear
March 4, 2018
Metaphorical March 4 Equity
Advancing equity for women.
March 6, 2018
Anne Morgan Exhibit
Reception sponsored by Women’s Fund of Greater Milwaukee
Held at UWM, Golda Meir Library
March 8, 2018
Strong Women, Strong Coffee, An initiative of WWBIC Q&A with Lisa Attonito
March 14, 2018
Women’s Networking Night, Reception and Performance: “One House Over”
Sponsored by Johnson Financial Group
Held at the Milwaukee Rep
March 29 – April 12, 2018
Margarita Madness
Partnership with Shepherd Express
Sponsored by El Jimador

WF Community Talk Back

Our Community Talk Backs assembled diverse groups of people and facilitated inter-generational conversation about relevant topics to advancing equity for women. These Talk Backs are dynamic and engaging.

January 30, 2018 — Sexual Harassment and Power
Collaborators: Professional Dimensions, TEMPO Milwaukee,
Women’s Philanthropy Milwaukee Jewish Federation

WF Programming and Community Talk Backs 2017

In 2017, six such events occurred from January to June. Our Community Talk Backs assembled diverse groups of people and facilitated intergenerational conversation about relevant topics to advancing equity for women.

January 24, 2017
March on Washington, An Experience to Share
Partner: PEARLS for Teen Girls
Held at Quarles & Brady
February 28, 2017
Hidden Figures of MKE
Partner: St. Joan Antida High School
Hosted by MSOE University
March 21, 2017
“Grounded” Milwaukee Repertory Theater
Sponsored by Johnson Financial
April 28, 2017
In Honor of Denim Day: Emily’s Report,
A Sexual Assault Survivor on Her Healing Journey
Partner: Sojourner
Held at Family Peace Center
May 18, 2017
When Everything Changed,
The Amazing History of American Women from 1960 – Present
Held at Woman’s Club of Wisconsin
June 23, 2017
Title IX, the 45th Anniversary
Held at Marquette University
Paul Anderson
Nicki Barnes
Corry Jo Biddle
Amanda Braun
Ethel Davenport, MSN-HCSM, RN
Linda Gorens-Levey
Christine Grota

Panelists and Facilitators

Margaret Henningsen
Bernell Hooker
Mary Pat Jacoby
Sangita Kasturi
Honorable Joan Kessler
LaTasha Langdon
Kim Marotta
AlKatrine Patterson Iyasele
Carmen Pitre
Setirah
Dr. Mary Spencer, RN, MSN
Sheila Washburn
Emily Wright