St. Louis Women's March
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St. Louis Women's March

The Women’s Foundation of Greater St. Louis is supporting the 2019 St. Louis Women’s March to highlight the issues facing women and girls on their path to economic independence and to inspire action. The WFSTL is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization with a mission of raising awareness and funding to support organizations that address the needs of women and girls.  

For more information check the St. Louis Women’s March website.

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Women in the Workplace: Employment Scorecard panel
5:30 PM17:30

Women in the Workplace: Employment Scorecard panel

The Women's Foundation of Greater St. Louis is partnering with KWMU on an event in their Kitchen Sink Series to highlight the best practices and findings from our 2017 Women in the Workplace: Employment Scorecard.

Date: August 9, 2018

Tme: 5:30 p.m. reception | 6:15 p.m. program

Location: KWMU, 3651 Olive Street, St. Louis, MO 63108

Details: Free and open to the public; cash bar; snacks served.

Register: Click here to register now

The panel will be moderated by a KWMU reporter, and will feature three representatives from our honoree organizations plus a representative from the Women's Foundation.  The panel will share the work they are doing to create a fair and equitable workplace where women – and everyone – can thrive!

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5:00 PM17:00

Women in Leadership Today: Perspectives and Insights

Hosted by the Women’s Foundation of Greater St. Louis and Armstrong Teasdale’s Women’s Inclusion Network.

The Women’s Foundation of Greater St. Louis and Armstrong Teasdale will host four women leaders who will share their perspectives and insights on approaches to career advancement. Panelists will discuss finding a seat at the leadership table, building influence and getting buy-in. The Women’s Foundation will also share their findings about women in leadership from the MO Women in the Workplace: Employment Scorecard. Panelists include:

-Panelists Include-

Sara Hannah, Managing Partner at BW Leadership Institute at Barry-Wehmiller Companies

Shannon Hauf, Global Technology Lead for Cotton, Wheat and Specialty Crops at Monsanto

Emily Pitts, Principal, Inclusion and Diversity at Edward Jones

Stacy Taubman, CEO and Founder of Rise Collaborative

-Moderated By-

Kate Kerr, Director of Recruiting and Professional Development, Armstrong Teasdale

Armstrong Teasdale LLP, 7700 Forsyth Boulevard, Suite 1800 | Parking available at 7720 Forsyth Blvd. Validation upon arrival.

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11:00 AM11:00

#MeToo and What's Next? Three Persepctives on Sexual harassment and Due Process for Women in the Workplace

#MeToo and What’s Next?  Three Perspectives on Sexual Harassment and Due Process for Women in the Workplace

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 | noon
Missouri Athletic Club - West
(1777 Des Peres Road, St. Louis, MO 63131)

Jo Mannies, reporter at St. Louis Public Radio


EEOC:  Leatha Johnson, Supervisory Investigator, Equal  Employment Opportunity Commission
Attorney: Donna Harper, attorney at Sedey Harper Westhoff
Human Resources:  Mildred Gavin, Senior Vice President and Senior Partner involved with Talent Development, FleishmanHillard

Co-sponsored by the St. Louis Press Club, AAUW St. Louis Branch and Coalition of Labor Union Women

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Are You a Rain Maker
6:00 PM18:00

Are You a Rain Maker

Are you a Rain Maker? with St. Louis author of Make it Rain

Areva Martin is an award-winning civil rights attorney, CNN legal analyst and cohost of the Emmy Award-winning talk show, The Doctors. Martin is America's go-to-expert and commentator on compelling legal, political, women's children's and celebrity issues.

6 p.m. Doors open

7 p.m. Conversation with Marylen Mann, followed by Q&A

Free and open to the public but RSVPs are requested


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11:30 AM11:30

Seeking Solutions Symposium


A Racial Equity Lens on the Barriers Women Face in Achieving Economic Independence

Please join us on December 5, 2017 from 11:30 to 1:30 pm for a working lunch to follow up on our Listening Tour report and the July 25th Symposium hosted by the WFSTL.
Location: YWCA Phyllis Wheatley Heritage Center 2711 Locust St, St. Louis, MO 63103

Panel Participants:
Representative Tracy McCreery
Alderwoman Megan Ellyia Green, 15th Ward
Amy Hunter, Manager of Diversity and Inclusion St. Louis Children's Hospital

Group Discussion Facilitator:
Wally Siewert, PhD, Director of Civic Engagement & Focus Impact Fellows, Focus St. Louis


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5:30 PM17:30

2017 Making a Difference

2017 Making a Difference - SOLD OUT

Honoree: Pat Rich, WFSTL Founding Board President

Honorary Co-Chairs: Deborah Patterson and Nancy Kranzberg

Keynote Speaker: Jessica Bennett, New York Time columnist, contributing journalist and author of "Feminist Fight Club: An Office Survival Guide" 

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12:00 PM12:00

Seeking Solutions Symposium: Listening Tour

The WFSTL is hosting a public symposium to engage the community as we develop actionable strategies that are grounded in the findings of the listening tour report. We encourage interested community members, nonprofit agency representatives, elected officials, government agency representatives and advocacy organization representatives to attend. Register here.  

Date: July 25, 2017
Time: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm (lunch included in registration fee)
Location: YWCA Phyllis Wheatley Heritage Center



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5:00 PM17:00

Role of Career Sponsors for Women

Everyday Workplace Champions: Recognizing the Winning Role of Career Sponsors

Learn more about the difference between mentoring and sponsoring from women who have been helped by sponsors in their careers, or who have played a role in advancing the careers of others. The program will explore the powerful role of sponsors and provide guidance on the dynamics of a sponsorship relationship, how it can be mutually beneficial and how to advance in your career if you do not have a sponsor.

Jen Hunter, Vice President of Engagement Marketing, Maritz Motivation Solutions
Loretta Rosenmayer, CEO, INTREN
Sarah Roe Sise, Partner, Armstrong Teasdale
Susan Stith, Vice President – Diversity, Inclusion and Corporate Giving, Express Scripts

Kate Kerr, Director of Recruiting and Professional Development, Armstrong Teasdale

Tuesday, May 23 @ Armstrong Teasdale
7700 FORSYTH BLVD., SUITE 1800, ST. LOUIS 63105
5 p.m. Registration & Networking // 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Program
Snacks and beverages provided

contact: for registration information

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5:30 PM17:30

Spring into Rung

Join the Women's Foundation of Greater St. Louis for a night of conversation, shopping, hors d'oeuvres and wine at Rung Boutique. 

         Brief program at 6:30 pm featuring
         Safe Connections and Kindgdom House

Location: Rung Boutique

              9741 Manchester Rd., St. Louis MO 63119

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7:30 AM07:30

Status of Women and Girls in our Region

In honor of Women's History Month, Focus St. Louis is hosting a discussion of the state of women and girls in our region and nationwide featuring:
     Bonnie Barczykowski, Chief Executive Officer, Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri
     Jane Callahan, Executive Director, Women's Foundation of Greater St. Louis

When:    Friday, March 31, 2017
7:30-9 a.m.
Where:    United Way of Greater St. Louis - Gateway Room
910 N. 11th Street, St. Louis, Missouri  63101

Contact:    Julie Lawson

Register here

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