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2015 Network Events

Women in Leadership Webinar Series - July 9

Join World Council and the Filene Research Institute at 2:00pm CST for a free webinar featuring Kathy Garner, CEO at Catalyst Corporate Credit Union, as she shares important lessons from her leadership journey and encourages women to "lean in." Kathy holds an MBA from the University of Missouri and is a Credit Union Development Educator. Enjoy her unique perspective as a woman who has been serving credit unions since 1984! The webinar will finish with an overview of Filene's Vertex virtual coaching program and a special message from Susan Mitchell, Board Chair for the Global Women's Leadership Network. Join us by clicking this link.


The following events take place at the World Credit Union Conference in Denver, Colorado this year:

Worldwide Foundation Golf Tournament - July 11

Benefiting the Global Women's Leadership Network, international credit union officials from all over the world unite in support of the advancement of women. Funds raised improve access to financial services for women living in developing countries and advance the Global Women's mission. Don't miss this chance to experience 18 holes!

Global Women's Leadership Reception - July 11

(5:30–7:00 p.m.)

Sponsor:

Bringing together men and women from all over the world, this high-energy reception celebrates the mission of Global Women and the Network's success due to both genders working together to empower women. The achievements of one outstanding leader demonstrating Commitment to the Network's mission will be presented with the Athena award.

Global Women's Leadership Forum - July 12

(8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.)

Sponsors:

Our annual flagship event! Join us for this all-day workshop connecting over 100 credit union women from around the world. This year's keynote speaker is Ingrid Vanderveldt, one of Fortune's "55 Most Influential Women to Watch on Twitter," host of CNBC's "American Made," and previously the first Entrepreneur-in-Residence for Dell. She is currently the chair of Empowering a Billion Women by 2020 and sits on the United Nation Foundation's Global Entrepreneurs Council! Register before July 1!

Global Women's Leadership Networking Lounge - July 13–15

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At the lounge, Network members have the opportunity to escape conference chaos and intimately connect with international colleagues. Participants enjoy free coffee, tea and free internet access while furthering the dialogue on advancing women. Bring a friend, guests of members are welcome! The Lounge will be open from 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Monday and Tuesday and 8:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Click here for a specific list of events.

International Sister Society Workshop - July 14

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(4:30–5:30 p.m.)

This brainstorming session is an opportunity for current Sister Society members and leaders to share their success and experience with other women in order to help them start their own Sister Society and take the initiative worldwide!


DC Sister Society Meeting - July 22

When:
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Where:
Tower Federal Credit Union Cafe
Time:
10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Contact leaders: Sarah Snell Cooke, Bonnie Ortiz, or Bryn Vaupel for more information.

Women in Leadership Webinar Series - September 15

The Filene Research Institute and the Global Women's Leadership Network have collaborated again to discuss how to be an influential leader as part of their Women in Leadership Series. Grab your lunch and headphones for this 11:30am CST start time. Sign up to join us via this link.

Pennsylvania Sister Society Kickoff Meeting - September 24

When:
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Where:
Mid-Atlantic Corporate
Time:
TBA

Help welcome the Global Women's Leadership Network to Pennsylvania by attending their kickoff meeting. Contact leaders Lori Gall or Amey Sgrignoli for more information.

Florida Sister Society Meeting - October 1

When:
Thursday, October 1, 2015
Where:
Vystar CU Jacksonville
Time:
TBA
Contact leaders: Linh Dang or Tammy Douglass for more information.

Michigan Sister Society Meeting - October 8 & 9

When:
Thursday & Friday October 8 & 9
Where:
CUES Summit in Detroit
Time:
TBA

For more information contact leaders: Jody Karnes, Jane Kile or Vickie Schmitzer.

Utah Sister Society Meeting - October 9

When: Friday, October 9, 2015
Where:
Utah Credit Union Association, 455 East 500 South, Suite 400, SLC
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Speaker: Steve Stapp,Board of Directors, World Council
Topic: An introduction to Network and World Council Development Work

For more information, contact Leader Susan Rather.

Wisconsin Sister Society Meeting - October 15

When:
Thursday, October 15, 2015
Where: WOCCU/CUNA Campus
5710 Mineral Point Road, Madison WI 53705
Time:
9:00–11:30 a.m. (box lunch included)

Celebrate International Credit Union Day with the Wisconsin Sister Society! Contact leaders Sherri Stumpf, Kim Sponem or Cathie Tierney for further information.

DC Sister Society Meeting - October 28

When:
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Where:
CUNA Office DC
Time:
10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Contact leaders: Sarah Snell Cooke, Bonnie Ortiz, or Bryn Vaupel for more information.

Women in Leadership Webinar Series - November 11

The Filene Research Institute and the Global Women's Leadership Network are excited for you to join them for this year's final webinar in their Women in Leadership Series. Grab your lunch and headphones and tune in for this lunch and learn session at 12pm CST which will focus on Developing Talent and Mentoring. Click here to register and add this event to your calendar.

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