Join Us: WLMA Nonprofit Expo

27 Jul

Have you been wanting to learn how to get involved with EWI or are you looking for opportunities to serve on a board? EWI is participating in the Women’s Leadership and Mentoring Alliance expo on September 14th. This is a perfect opportunity for women looking for more ways to get involved with local nonprofits.

We hope to see you there!

From the WLMA website:

Women represent 48% of the workforce, but comprise only 15% of the nation’s boards of directors. WLMA is working to change that and is hosting a special Fall event, bringing together WLMA women with leaders of local and national non-profit organizations who are interested in increasing involvement within their organizations, including seeking qualified candidates for their board of directors.

Please join us for a short panel discussion on how to navigate non-profit board service, followed by an intimate meet and greet with representatives from participating non-profit organizations at the Sewall-Belmont House & Museum, home of the historic National Women’s Party. The non-profits will be located throughout the house in an expo-style forum for you to meet and learn more about the organizations and their volunteer needs.

Date »
Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Time »
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Panel discussion begins promptly at 6:30 p.m.
(Drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be served.)

Location »
Sewall-Belmont House & Museum
144 Constitution Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20002
(Closest metro: Capitol South)

Registration Fee »
$20 advance ticket price/$30 at the door

Register by clicking here.

Moderator:
Helen Quick, Partner, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

Panelists:
Tiffany Dufu, President, White House Project and Director of Harlem 4 Kids

Jessica Ground, Executive Director, Running Start, Chairman of the Board for Women Under Forty Political Action Committee, Director of the National Council of Women’s Organizations and member of the Leadership Council for the Impact Center

Melanie Hudson, Executive Director, Children’s Health Forum

Leslie Thornton, Partner, Dickstein Shapiro LLP, Current Secretary of the Executive Board of the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington Area and a Director with Career Education Corporation

For more information and to view other partner organizations visit the WLMA website.

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