2013 WDN Programs You Won’t Want to Miss
As we begin a New Year, we at Women Donors Network are excited to be offering a series of rich and impactful programs in 2013 that you will not want to miss. We will send out a 2013 Program Overview in the mail soon; In the meantime please see below for a quick summary of three great events coming up in the next few months. Prospective members are welcome at all of these events, so please feel free to forward on to your networks:
Coffee & Conversation with Deepak Bhargava
Bay Area members will have a chance to engage with Deepak Bhargava, executive director of the Center for Community Change (CCC), in conversation on Tuesday, Jan. 8, at 2:30 p.m. in the WDN offices, 565 Commercial Street, #300.
Bhargava is one of the leading progressive thinkers and activists in Washington, D.C. and will be able to share insights on the hottest national political issues, such as immigration reform.
Power & Influence With Katie Orenstein
WDN members are invited to take part in a two-day seminar in San Francisco that will build on the successful session that trainer Katie Orenstein led at our 2012 conference in Miami. In this highly interactive seminar, you will explore the source of your credibility, learn how to amplify your message beyond the choir, and review techniques and tools of persuasion that appear in some of history’s most powerful arguments. All participants will have ongoing access to OpEd Project resources, events and mentors. The workshop will be held in San Francisco Feb 6 and 7.
WDN on the Hill: Washington, DC, Training and Lobby Days
In this third year of WDN’s popular advocacy training and lobby days in Washington, DC, we will focus on meeting with Congressional members who hold opposite positions to ours. Our goal is to strengthen the capacity of WDN members to make effective arguments in a respectful manner in the face of opposition. Katie Orenstein will be our guest trainer to prep us for our visits, and we recommend that anyone attending the DC trip also come to her two-day seminar in San Francisco. The trip will be packed full of exciting activities including a reception with new women leaders in Congress, a White House tour, and a possible hearing on Capitol Hill focused on women and the economy. We will be in DC March 11-14.