WLMA Past Events: 2009


MidAtlantic Region

WLMA Kick-Off

May 2009

Relationships and Rainmaking

July 2009

Speaker: Hilary Fordwich, CEO and Founder, Strelmark, LLC.

Financial Considerations for Women

October 2009

Sponsored by: Wachovia


National/Midwest Region

Speed Networking: Getting to Know (All of) You

January 29, 2009

Moderator: Andrea Kramer, McDermott Will & Emery

Facilitator: Teresa Sertic, Senior Manager in Learning & Professional Development, Navigant Consulting.


Global Philanthropy – How You Can Make a Difference

June 25, 2009

Moderator: Laura Linger, William Blair and Company

Panelists: Susan Gilette, former Advertising Executive and Board Director of DDB Worldwide from 1987 to 2008; President of the agency from 1990 through 1994.

Sally Gioia, PPES in Delhi, India and previously manager in Navigant Consulating’s Disputes & Investigations practice. 

Tracy N. Poe, Ph.D., Chair of the Board of Directors for the Chicago Global Donors Network and member of the Board of Directors of the American Refugee Committee.


Women's Health -- Does Sex Matter?

October 28, 2009

SpeakerDr. Teresa K. Woodruff, PhD – Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Founder and Director of the Institute for Women’s Health Research. For more information about the Institute for Women's Health Research, visit: http://www.womenshealth.northwestern.edu.


West Coast Region

Mentorship and Leadership

June 11, 2009

Presenter: Jess Weiner, the Chief Creative Officer for Talk to Jess, LLC, a media company dedicated to creating a nation of confident women and girls.

How to Mitigate Risks and Protect What People Value Most

November 12, 2009

Presenter: Camille Jayne, a well known and successful businesswoman, and one of the few women Chairman and CEOs of a U.S. public company.