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

Register here

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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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