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Together we will create economic opportunities that have positive ripple effects across our community. Join us at our annual Leadership Luncheon on October 15, 2019, and we’ll stand together to make a difference for our community, economy, and most importantly, the resilient group of women and girls we serve. Together we thrive.

2019 Leadership Luncheon

We believe in the promise of every girl in the DC area. Critical issues like gender wage discrimination, impactful strategies to fight poverty, and investment to improve outcomes for low-income women and girls are still at the forefront. Join Washington Area Women’s Foundation for what will truly be an inspirational celebration of the transformative power of investing in women and girls in the Washington region. Become a Leadership Luncheon sponsor today.

Date: Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Time: 11AM Networking Reception | 12PM – 1.30PM Luncheon
Location: Washington Marriott Wardman Park
2660 Woodley Rd NW, Washington, DC 20008

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 Presenting Sponsor


 Lead Sponsor


Premier Sponsors



Diamond Sponsors


Platinum Sponsors


Marion Scattergood Ballard
Yvette Butler
Amy Dunbar & Ted Hester
Andrea Dykes
Pam & Rich Feinstein
Diara M. Holmes
Rachel Kronowitz
Elissa Leonard & Jay Powell
Pinkie & Carl Mayfield
Margaret Stone
Leo Tucker
Donna Callejon and Deborah Whiteside
The Wraase Family
Mary Zients

Gold Sponsors

Rosie Allen-Herring
American University
Avison Young
Ballard Spahr, LLP
Betty Roberts Boyle
Patrice King Brickman
Children’s National Medical Center
Comcast Corporation
Forest City Washington
Lesli Foster
Friendship Place
Deborah Gandy
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Diana L. Goldberg
Wendy Goldberg
Maria Gomez
Howard Insurance
Janene Jackson
Kaplan Wealth Management
K12 Inc.
Michael Akin & LINK Strategic Partners
Loeb & Loeb LLP
The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation
Marriott Marquis, Washington DC
Eugene & Agnes E. Meyer Foundation
Mission Partners & Carolyn Berkowitz
PNC Financial Services Group
Prince Charitable Trusts
Ridgewell’s Catering
Kate Rumbaugh
Russell Reynolds Associates
TorchLight Hire LLC
Turner Construction Company
United Way of the National Capital Area
Karen & Joe Wawrzaszek
Wells Fargo

Silver Sponsors

Boies Schiller Flexner LLP
Bruhn-Morris Family Foundation
Susan Haas Bralove
The Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation
Jennifer Cortner
The Crimsonbridge Group
Laurie Emrich
Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Charles & Lisa Claudy Fleischman
Doreen Gentzler
Greater Washington Community Foundation
Lauren Greenberger
Leonade Jones
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
King Street Wireless
Patty Stonesifer & Michael Kinsley
Lincoln Property Company
Dr. Linda McGhee
Linda Paulson
Sperduto Thompson & Gassler PLC
TTR Sotheby’s International Realty
University of Virginia Darden School Foundation
Venture Philanthropy Partners
Virginia Hospital Center
Mari Kuraishi and Dennis Whittle

Bronze Sponsors

Stephanie Abbott
Andersen Tax LLC
BRP Family Law
Phyllis Caldwell
Mary Dickie
FBB Capital Partners
Ford Motor Company
Nicky Goren
Patricia Jayne
Allison Leader & Andrew Aurbach
Debra Fried Levin
The Lourie Center for Children’s Social & Emotional Wellness
Michelle McGuire
Frances Melson
Anne Morrison
Mortgage Bankers Association
Anne Mosle & James Whitney
Mutual of Omaha
The Pingho Family
Matthew D. Shank Ph.D.
Lila Sullivan
TD Bank, N.A.
Toyota Motor North America
Lori Weinstein
Nancy Withbroe

Patron Sponsors 

Broken Column Press
Georgetown Prep Tennis Club
Sarah Goldfrank
Aurie Hall & Marcy Wilder
IntegriGEN Wealth Management
Sherburne Laughlin
Maredith Management
Barbara McConagha
Marjorie Pray
Berit Robertson
Patricia Silberman
Peter Tatian
Barbara Washburn
Windmill Hill Consulting LLC
Ainsley MacLean