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Monthly Series

Raising Each Other Up

The Institute for Women's Leadership gathers monthly to raise each other up through two ongoing series. Our goal is to create a culture where everyone brings their whole self to work each day and feels valued, heard and able to make an impact while progressing in their careers. Evolving job needs are empowering women and leveling the playing field.

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Women Rising: Stories from Experience

Monthly series featuring distinguished woman from the area, sharing their stories of challenge and triumph and offering advice for women following in their footsteps. Stories from Experience will return as a live event when it's safe for us to gather. For the time being, we will meet virtually through Zoom. You will be sent a Zoom link when you register.

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Kim Bassett

Wednesday, June 23
12-1 p.m.
Kim Bassett is President and Chief Executive Officer for Bassett Mechanical, a third generation family business providing design, engineering, fabrication, installation and preventative maintenance service solutions to customers throughout the United States. Bassett focuses on developing the company’s short and long-term strategies and manages the company’s overall operations. Her goal is to ensure the preservation of corporate values and principles and to uphold the goal of Creating Customers for Life®.
 
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Barb Nick

Wednesday, July 21
12-1 p.m.

Barb is a savvy former President and CEO of Dairyland Power Cooperative with expansive board service, expertise in governance, leadership and business development. She has a reputation for integrity and positive results. She is an alumni of UW System and Harvard Business School's flagship Advanced Management Program.



Rising Together: Caffeinated Conversations

Monthly learning series for women business leaders to take things to the next level in their careers and life. Caffeinated Conversations will return as a live event when it's safe for us to gather. For the time being, we will meet virtually through Zoom. You will be sent a Zoom link when you register.

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Don't Find a Job, Find a Mission

Wednesday, June 16
8-9 a.m.

Join us as we unpack Celeste Headlee's TedTalk, "Don't Find a Job, Find a Mission." We will discover our own mission and how we can implement it in our personal and professional lives. Watch the TedTalk ahead of time.

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Power of Mentorship

Wednesday, July 28
8-9 a.m.

"My favorite mentor unleashed my passions, channeled my energy, guided my growth and encouraged my success." —Anne Letitia Cook. We will discuss the power of mentorship and how it can impact your life — professionally and personally, as a mentor and a mentee.

All individuals are welcome to participate in activities and events offered by the Institute.

Questions or Suggestions?

If you have any questions about our series or would like to suggest a leader or presenter, please contact Teri Zuege-Halvorsen, Executive Director of the Institute at 920-465-2862 or zueget@uwgb.edu.