What We Do

WDN supports women philanthropist leaders as they catalyze bold social change. Our programs provide a range of opportunities to learn new skills, connect with other WDN members, and leverage funding for greater collective impact.

Connect: Grow your network and deepen your connections

Through advocacy opportunities, conversations with social movement experts, facilitated trainings, and casual meet-ups, WDN events focus on connecting in-person both regionally and nationally.

Regional Meetings

Get to know other members in your region and come together to connect, build your skills, and learn from guest speakers.

Retreats

Develop your leadership skills and gain tools to strengthen and amplify our voices as an empowered philanthropist through our retreats.

WDN on the Hill

Use your voice in meetings with key lawmakers on both sides of the aisle in our annual advocacy trip to Washington, D.C.

WDN Connect

Engage with local and national leaders, organize and network with our WDN community, and build towards a progressive future at our annual conference.

Learn: Build Your Skills

Our educational opportunities provide women donors with key tools to be a more informed and effective donor, advocate, and leader.

Cohort Learning Series

Join a small cohort of peers dedicated in courses that range from 3-6 months. Topics include values-based investing, philanthropic strategy, and more.

Online Education

Dive deep into complex issues with other members through conference calls and interactive webinars on a variety of issues with experts in the field.

Speaker Salons

Hear directly from activists and leaders who inspire and inform members on issues from reproductive justice to immigration and beyond.

Act: Take Action and Give Collectively

Through strategic investments and nimble grantmaking, WDN’s collective giving initiatives are investing in movements and catalyzing change.

To learn more, visit our What We Fund page.

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