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Stand Out in the Crowd: Communications that Pack a Punch

Presenters: Michaela Leslie-Rule, Digital Strategist, Deborah Holmes, Chief Communications and Engagement Officer – Women’s Funding Network Getting your message out – and more importantly to stand out – in crowded media spaces is a challenge. We get it. This is the lab where you’ll learn how to create compelling communications you’ve been pining for and…

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Scaling Social Innovation: Why Women will Lead the Way

Presenter: Kriss Dieglmeier, Tides Foundation Kriss highlights the cutting edge tactics and spaces where women must  be in order to take their work and the movement to the next level.   Download the Presentation  

Reducing Poverty Two Generations at a Time

  Presenters: Dena Jackson, Ph.D – Dallas Women’s Foundation, Jeanne Jackson – The Women’s Fund of Greater Birmingham   Two generation strategies are gaining momentum within the funding community due to their effectiveness. Women’s foundations share powerful results from this holistic approach that involves women, their families, training, and education. Download the Presentation

Power With: Gender

  Presenters: Nichole Dunn and Sarah Pariser, Women’s Foundation of Central Ohio From research to revenue, hear how the Women’s Fund of Central Ohio went from an idea to the creation of a toolkit to generating revenue. After hundreds of downloads and hosted conversations, and dozens of trainings for corporations and law firms, it’s clear that…

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Policy Advocacy for Powerful Change

  Presenters: Dawne Bell – Women’s Foundation of Southern Arizona, Michelle Zyche – Women’s Fund of Omaha and Louise Myrland –  Women’s Foundation of Colorado Learn how to align research, grantmaking, and advocacy to elevate impact, inspire giving, and engage donors and board members. You will leave this interactive session with practical strategies and relevant tools for…

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Planning for the Unexpected

Presenter: Amina Dickerson, Dickerson Global Advisors Volatile times require us to consider “what if?” with staff and boards. Learn key concepts of scenario thinking, including: how to identify uncertainties that may impact your organization; key indicators that signal changes in the environment; and a “story” framework to support how your organization can adapt to change.

Moving from Research into Action

  Presenters: Kelly Nevins – Women’s Fund of Rhode Island, Meghan Cummings – Women’s Fund of the Greater Cincinnati Foundation Two women’s foundations share how they turned key findings from their research on women in the workplace into tools to engage local businesses as advocates. Their businesses communities are now implementing family leave policies, wage equity audits,…

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Level the Playing Field: Gender Lens Investing

  Presenter: Jackie VanderBrug, US Trust From tech startups to emerging markets, women have less access to capital than men, worldwide. Gender lens investing is an avenue for changing this. JAckie VanderBrug, a pioneer in the field sheds light on how to be involved. Download Presentation

Latest Data on Funding for Women and Girls

Presenters: Marcia Coné, Women’s Funding Network Chief Strategist;  Jeanné Isler, VP and Chief Engagement Officer for the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy Marcia and Jeanne break down funding realities and trends and detail how women’s foundations are leading the way in funding, advocacy and program design.   Download Presentation

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