Upcoming Events

Thursday, August 31, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
2100 24th Ave S, Seattle WA 98144

When women work together, there is a power unlike any other! Come to this program to learn more about joining a group of motivated women tackling complex issues in our community through collective grant making and leadership development. This informal information session will share the many ways WA Women's membership can impact your life and build a stronger Washington for all.

Please register to attend if you are interested in joining the Foundation or if you’re a current member interesting in getting more involved. Light refreshments and coffee will be available.

We offer Membership Basics programs every month. If the dates of our Membership Basics sessions don’t work for you, please contact Morgan at morgan@wawomensfoundation.org to schedule an individual meeting at a time convenient for you.

We look forward to meeting you!

DEI: Intersectionality Cohort

Tuesday, September 5, 2017
11:30am - 2:00pm
2100 24th Ave S, Seattle WA, 98144

Washington Women's Foundation 2017 Intersectional Cohort

WA Women's Foundation is pleased to offer a members-only opportunity to explore intersectionality and overlapping social identities (such as race, class, religion and gender, among others). These identities are not isolated from one another; they interact and intersect in individuals' lives, in society and in social systems, and are interrelated. The apply to individuals or groups as well as the related systems of discrimnation, disadvantage, and privilege.

Participants in this six session series will:

  • - Share, experience and acknowledge their diverse perspectives of intersectionality including race/racism, class/classism, religious heritage, gender/sexism, etc.
  • - Deepen their individual and collective understanding of inequality, inclusion and equity
  • - Increase their ability to address systems of inequity from a philanthropic perspective
  • - Build communal commitment, capacity for deep (sometimes challenging) conversation about intersections and how they impact social issues and solutions
  • - Deepen connections with each other

Registration is now open to members of WA Women's Foundation. The first 20 members to sign up will be accepted, and additional sign-ups will be added to a waitlist. Participants must commit to attend all 6 meetings.

 

Meeting Dates

There will be six, 2.5 hour sessions. Unless otherwise noted, meetings will be from 11:30am-2:00pm at the 2100 Building.

  • - September 5
  • - September 12 (Location: Southside Commons, 3518 S Edmunds Street, Seattle)
  • - September 19
  • - October 10
  • - October 17
  • - October 24

Primary Facilitator: Maura Fallon, member of WA Women's Foundation and an Executive Coach and Organization Development Consultant with strong skills in managing change. She has developed and facilitated workshops on working across cultures, healing from war. healing from racism, building cross-class alliances, intersectionality and women's leadership.

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Women in Leadership: Art of Communication

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
3:00pm-4:30pm
Laird Norton 801 2nd Ave #1700, Seattle, WA 98104

There is a leadership imperative to move beyond the norm of "kindess alone" toward team leaders stepping confidently into open, convicted, and courageous communications when differing opinions surface. Leaders seek to more effectively manage personalities in a team setting with confident, wise compassion. Over the course of five 1 1/2 hour sessions, up to 9 participants will learn:

  • - How to inspire teams and illicit internal commitment.
  • - How to recognize when you are jumping to conclusions and make better value-based assessments.
  • - How to improve communication, including listening and expressing more effectively and learning how to inquire productively.
  • - How to distance yourself from looking at things through your own lens and be able to adopt multiple perspectives.
  • - How to collaborate effectivley and resolve conflict.
  • - How to truly understand your emotions.
  • - How to authentically and cretively respond to a situation in the moment, without feeling victimized by another's influence or unexpected circumstance.

The facilitator will offer video content prior to each in-person session.

Facilitator: Prior to founding her coaching and facilitation practice in 2000, Jeaneen held the positions of Vice President-National Sales and Area Vice President for the second largest financial staffing company in the US with over 100 international offices. Jeaneen leveraged her years in the corporate world to launch her private executive/team coach and training practice. She has been recognized as one of the Pacific Northwest's premier executive coaches, serving both high potential, rising star professionals and senior leaders alike. Jeaneen also is a Conscious Business Facilitator for LinkedIn.

 

Here's more important information about registration:

  • - Participation is limited to 9 WWF members in order to build deeper connections and promote confidentiality, collegiality and support. Resistration will open on Friday, August 18 at 9:00am. The first 9 members to sign up will be accepted, and additional sign-ups will be added to a waitlist. (Because of limited availibility, only WWF members are eligible to participate).
  • - Cost to participate: $250 ($50 per session).
  • - Participants must commit to attend all 5 meetings below.

Meeting Dates

All Meetings will be held downtown in the Laird Norton Building (801 Second Avenue, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98104)

  • - September 13th, 3:00 - 4:30pm
  • - September 20th, 3:00 - 4:30pm
  • - September 27th, 3:00 - 4:30pm
  • - October 4th, 3:00 - 4:30pm
  • - October 18th, 3:00 - 4:30pm
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
6:00pm-7:00pm
2100 24th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144

When women work together, there is a power unlike any other! Come to this program to learn more about joining a group of motivated women tackling complex issues in our community through collective grant making and leadership development. This informal information session will share the many ways a WA Women's membership can impact your life and build a stronger Washington for all.

This will be our first Member Basics Mixer! We will play Washington Women's Foundation Trivia and mingle with members. Please register to attend if you are interested in joining the Foundation or if you're a current member interested in getting more involved. Light refreshments and wine will be availible.

We offer Membership Basics programs every month. If the dates of our Membership Basics sessions don't work for you, please contact Morgan at morgan@wawomensfoundation.org to schedule an individual meeting at a time convenient for you. 

We look forward to meeting you!

Thursday, October 19, 2017
12:30pm to 1:30pm
2100 24th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144

When women work together, there is a power unlike any other! Come to this program to learn more about joining a group of motivated women tackling complex issues in our community through collective grant making and leadership development. This informal information session will share the many ways a WA Women's membership can impact your life and build a stronger Washington for all.

Please register to attend if you are interested in joining the Foundation or if you're a current member interesting in getting more involved. Light refreshments and coffee will be available.

We offer Membership Basics programs every month. If the dates of our Membership Basics sessions don't work for you, please contact Morgan at morgan@wawomensfoundation.org to schedule an individual meeting at a time convenient for you. 

We look forward to meeting you!

Leadership Institute: Rising Strong Together

Thursday, October 26, 2017
3:00-6:00 pm
1802 East Prospect, Seattle, WA 98112

Using the research of Dr. Brené Brown, participants will explore what is involved in developing authenticity and an increased sense of belonging and joy, while learning to get up after a fall. The Rising Strong™ process is akin to Joseph Campbell’s “s/hero’s journey” and uses the concept of three acts of a story.  Over the course of six 3-hour sessions, up to 12 participants will learn:

  • - A process for rising after failure, disappointment, and loss.
  • - The physics of vulnerability and ten guidelines for rising after a fall.
  • - The power of stories and how they drive our emotions, thoughts, and behaviors.
  • - How to recognize and capture the stories we make up when faced with struggle.
  • - What it means to “rumble” with emotions like shame, guilt, anxiety, blame, accountability, resentment, grief, forgiveness and perfectionism.
  • - How to write our own daring endings to our tough stories

Facilitator: Janet Boguch is a member of WA Women’s Foundation and the dynamic CEO of Wide Angle Coaching and Non-Profit Works who has provided strategic planning, consulting and coaching to nonprofit organizations and individuals for more than 25 years. In addition to being a certified professional coach, Janet is a Certified Daring Way™ and Rising Strong™ facilitator, workshop leader, and coach. Dr. Brené Brown is a research professor at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work. She has spent the past thirteen years studying vulnerability, courage, worthiness, and shame. Brenéis the author of three #1 New York Times Bestselling books and is the Founder and CEO of The Daring Way and “COURAGEworks”–an online learning community that offers eCourses, workshops, and interviews for individuals and organizations ready for braver living, loving, and leading.

Here's more important information about registration:

  • - Participation is limited to 12 WA Women's Foundation members in order to build deeper connections and promote confidentiality, collegiality and support. Registration will open on Friday, August 18 at 9:00 a.m. The first 12 members to sign up will be accepted, and additional sign-ups will be added to a waitlist. (Because of limited availability, only WA Women's Foundation members are eligible to participate)
  • - Cost to participate: $420 ($70 per session).
  • - Participants must commit to attend all 6 meetings below.

Meeting Dates

All meetings will be hosted at Janet Boguch’s homey office on Capitol Hill (1802 East Prospect, Seattle, WA 98112) with easy, free parking

  • - October 26th, 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.
  • - November 2nd, 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.
  • - November 16th, 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.
  • - November 30th, 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.
  • - December 7th, 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.
  • - December 14th, 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Thursday, November 16, 2017
9:30am - 10:30am
2100 24th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144

When women work together, there is a power unlike any other! Come to this program to learn more about joining a group of motivated women tackling complex issues in our community through collective grant making and leadership development. This informal information session will share the many ways a WA Women's membership can impact your life and build a stronger Washington for all.

Please register to attend if you are interested in joining the Foundation or if you're a current member interesting in getting more involved. Light refreshments and coffee will be available.

We offer Membership Basics programs every month. If the dates of our Membership Basics sessions don't work for you, please contact Morgan at morgan@wawomensfoundation.org to schedule an individual meeting at a time convenient for you. 

We look forward to meeting you!

Wednesday, December 6, 2017
1:00pm - 2:00pm
2100 24th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144

When women work together, there is a power unlike any other! Come to this program to learn more about joining a group of motivated women tackling complex issues in our community through collective grant making and leadership development. This informal information session will share the many ways a WA Women's membership can impact your life and build a stronger Washington for all.

This will be our first Member Basics Mixer! We will play Washington Women's Foundation Trivia and mingle with members. Please register to attend if you are interested in joining the Foundation or if you're a current member interested in getting more involved. Light refreshments and wine will be availible.

We offer Membership Basics programs every month. If the dates of our Membership Basics sessions don't work for you, please contact Morgan at morgan@wawomensfoundation.org to schedule an individual meeting at a time convenient for you. 

We look forward to meeting you!