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Tomorrow – Laura Jeffrey Academy 10 Annual Spring Gala

Celebrating a Decade of Developing Coders, Scientists, Engineers, Researchers, Mathematicians, Architects, Entrepreneurs . . . Please join us at our 10th Annual Spring Gala. We are excited to bring you an evening of laughter, excitement, maybe even tears with student performances, a live and silent auction, and food and wine. Please help us advertising this wonderful event to your friends and family - like us on Facebook to spread the…
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32nd Birthday Celebration – May 16 – Women Candidate Development Coalition

You are invited to enjoy an evening of positive political news.  Join the Women Candidate Development Coalition on Wednesday, May 16th at the Minneapolis Woman’s Club to celebrate its 32nd Birthday.  Lindsey Port will be awarded the Political Courage Award for her #MeToo leadership and Attorney General Lori Swanson the Political Excellence Award.  Donations are tax deductible.  Email Shirley Nelson for further information.
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Featured Member Organization

Featured Member Organization
WomenVenture - They have helped women create and grow sustainable and profitable businesses for more than three decades.  Their 21st Annual Fall Luncheon and Marketplace: Women Mean Business is Friday, October 14 at The Depot.  To purchase tickets and tables, click here.  Hear the inspiring stories of their Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained award winners, enjoy the energy and enthusiasm of emcee, Jearlyn Steele, and learn how keynote speaker, Lara Merriken,…
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Member Organization Tucker Center Announces

Member Organization Tucker Center Announces
The fourth installment of the annual Women Coaches Research Series and Report Card is available. Their Spring Distinguished Lecture features A Great Conversation with Lindsay Whalen and Cheryl Reeve on Lessons on Leadership:  Building Champions in Women's Sports and will be on March 22 at 7 PM at the Humphrey Center on the UofM's West Bank campus.  More. The Tucker Center will be hosting the third annual Women Coaches Symposium…
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Member Organization Highlights

Member Organization Highlights
Theatre Unbound, along with Hennepin Theatre Trust, present The How and the Why, March 10 thru 20, at the New Century Theatre in Minneapolis.  It is a thought-provoking, sharply humorous play about love, science, family and choices faced by women of all generations.  Discount for MWC members is available using promo code HOW&WHY here.  Tickets are $19 each (including fee) with the promo code.  
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Thank Rep. Erin Murphy

The Minnesota House Majority, lead by Representative Erin Murphy (DFL, Saint Paul)  proposed a bill called the Contraception Health Equity and Employee Rights (CHEER) Act that would nullify the devastating Hobby Lobby Decision and ensure Minnesota women access to all forms of birth control, without interference from their bosses. (Planned Parenthood MN, ND, SD and Pro-Choice Resources)
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What is the Real Pay Gap and Why Does It Matter?

There has been some variation in reports on income inequity. Most studies report that women earn 77% in comparison to a man’s earned dollar. However, in October 2013, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that women earned 81 cents to the man's dollar. They looked at weekly earnings to examine the wage gap and only used data from full-time workers, since women are twice as likely to work part…
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Celebrating 50 Years of Empowering Women!

Celebrating 50 Years of Empowering Women!
Join us in congratulating Wayside House for 50 years of delivering gender-specific chemical dependency and supportive services to women! Founded in 1954, Wayside House initially began as a homeless shelter for impoverished women. They soon began to realize, however, that a contributing factor for a majority of these women was alcohol addiction. In 1963, the decision was made to shift the focus of Wayside House in order to meet the…
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