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Reflections on a transformative Leadership Luncheon!

By Sherell Fuller on October 17th, 2007

I find it hard to believe that the big day, our most anticipated event, the 2007 Leadership Luncheon, has come and gone. 

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Leadership Luncheon ’07: I was inspired to become part of the change!

By Wendy M. Weaver on October 16th, 2007

Every year, I am inspired by the women at the Leadership Luncheon and this year was no exception!  What an amazing event!

My name is Wendy Weaver, and I have volunteered for Washington Area Women’s Foundation and watched its exponential growth for the last six years. 

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This luncheon made me feel proud to be a woman.

By DeEra Dunbar on October 15th, 2007

Coming into the event I have to admit I was kind of intimidated, but I quickly realized we were all there to make a difference. The Women’s Foundation luncheon made me feel proud to be a woman. I also felt that women have a voice and if we come together we can change the world. 

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Leadership Luncheon ’07: The power of the collective!

By Camille Cormier on October 12th, 2007

I just want to thank all of you again for the wonderful opportunities that have and will come out of our Women in the Protective Services project being featured at yesterday’s Community Briefing. 

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Leadership Luncheon ’07: Changing others, changing ourselves!

By Jennifer Cortner on October 12th, 2007

If you attended this year’s Leadership Luncheon, then you heard a lot about transformation. The work that The Women’s Foundation does really does transform so many lives. Not only do we help transform the lives of women and girls in the D.C. region, but we transform the lives of women who give.

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That luncheon rocked!

By Marjorie Sims on October 11th, 2007

Hi all!  This is Marjorie and Deb here, and we couldn’t wait to share our reactions to yesterday with everyone!

Wow, talk about change!  Having experienced yesterday’s Leadership Luncheon, we can’t believe how much things have changed—how much bigger it is, how packed that room was with women and men supporting our region’s women and girls, the amount of money ($1 MILLION!!!) we’re able to commit, together, to building our community! 

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Dr. Helene Gayle: I’m thrilled to join you at the Leadership Luncheon!

By Dr. Helene Gayle on September 28th, 2007

Dear Friends of Washington Area Women’s Foundation, 

Thank you for inviting me to join you as a speaker, along with Ambassador Swanee Hunt, at your upcoming Leadership Luncheon. I was honored to be asked to step in for Sheila Johnson because it is always a pleasure for me to share the company of like-minded women and men who understand the benefit and value of investing in women and girls as a means to make our communities healthier, stronger, more vibrant places to live and work.

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Join us for a real power lunch.

By Lisa Kays on September 25th, 2007

Join us for our Leadership Luncheon on October 10th, and not only will you be contributing to Washington Area Women’s Foundation’s work throughout our community, but you will walk away with a whole new attitude about how you can make your community a better place.

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How paid sick days can mean safe days for women.

By Mari Villaluna on September 24th, 2007

“Get out of my room!” he screamed at me.

I said nothing, except for knocking down his video tapes.  It was at this point he charged me, and knocked me to the ground.  I used my will and all my strength to fight back while trying to escape his apartment.

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Thanks to The Women’s Foundation for the experience of a lifetime!

By Sharon Wise on September 18th, 2007

Dear Washington Area Women’s Foundation,

My name is Sharon Wise and I’m one of the students enrolled in the Female Property Management Certificate training at Southeastern University (a Stepping Stones Jobs Fund Grantee Partner).
 
I just wanted to let you know that everything is great!  I love my class and I am learning so much. I am in a communications class and the facilitators are so funny and smart.  I did not know there were so many ways to email, write letters and express oneself.

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