Topic: Conference

Notes from Atlanta: Recapping WDN Connect 2017

WDN Connect is our annual conference. We come together every year as a network and community. This year, we held our conference in Atlanta, GA. Read on for highlights from our invited speakers. Sally Yates Addresses WDN Sally Yates in conversation with WDN President Donna P.
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WDN Connect 2015: A Recap of our Annual Conference

Women Donors Network returned to New Orleans 10 years after Hurricane Katrina to celebrate our 25th Anniversary, and to explore the theme of People. Place. Possibility. Read on for some key highlights of the program. Pre-Conference Tour Sheds Light on New Orleans History and Future About 50 conference attendees participated in an optional guided bus tour of New Orleans narrated by geographer and autho r Richard Campanella.
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WDN Connect 2014: A recap of our annual conference

The Women Donors Network gathered for our annual meeting this year in Berkeley, California. With a crowd of more than 110 members and guests for Imagine 2030, we stepped into the future and used three different potential scenarios as fodder for engaging in deep conversations and action planning about who we are as a community and where we want to go. 

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Framing the Future at Imagine 2030

  This year at our annual conference, WDN Connect, our members imagined WDN 15 years in the future, in 2030. Members thought over a host of questions. What will our membership look like? What kind of role will WDN have in the world?
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WDN Connect 2014: Detailed Agenda

With our 2014 Annual Conference fast approaching, we are thrilled to share our current detailed agenda of the four days we will be spending together at the Claremont Hotel & Spa in Berkeley, California. Click here for more details on the program and to find the registration link. Read More »

WDN Connect 2013 Summary

The Women Donors Network gathered for its annual meeting this year in San Antonio, Texas. With a sellout crowd, amazing leaders and a record 130 attendees, we explored issues of movement-building from many different angles. Below is a snapshot of what we saw, learned and accomplished, beginning with our pre-conference seminar on climate change and ending with a capstone address by Texas State Senator Wendy Davis. Read More »

Naomi Klein: Change the Culture, Not the Lightbulbs

Author and activist Noami Klein gave a powerful address at WDN's preconference seminar, "No Time to Lose: Catalyzing the Climate Movement," where she called on progressive funders who care about climate change to focus on creating a new story about the economy. Read More »

WDN Connect 2013: Detailed Agenda

With our 2013 Annual Conference coming up, we are thrilled to share our current detailed agenda of the four days we will be spending together in San Antonio. Please note, this agenda is subject to change, and you will be receiving a printed booklet with the final schedule at the conference.
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Wendy Davis Confirmed to Speak at WDN Connect 2013

We are thrilled to announce that Texas State Senator Wendy Davis, who galvanized women across America this summer with her brave 11-hour filibuster of an anti-abortion law and her pink Mizuno sneakers, will be the closing speaker at this year's WDN annual conference, Nov. 7-10 in San Antonio. Read More »

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