How is Philanthropy Enriching Your Life?

On Tuesday, February 27, 2018, Washington Women’s Foundation and Brighton Jones, a Seattle-based wealth management firm, co-hosted a dynamic conversation about women living richer lives through philanthropy. Our featured panelists included three long-time members of Washington Women’s Foundation, Leslie Decker, Kathy Edwards, and Stephanie Ellis-Smith, and Jean Johnson, who is a founding member of the…more

Controlling Nervousness for Public Speaking

Did you know that public speaking is thought to be as stressful as divorce?? Yikes! And yet, it is one of the most important professional skills that leaders can have. So how can we calm our nerves, reduce our stress and succeed as public speakers? Last week, we welcomed back Arden Clise, the Pacific Northwest’s resident expert in business etiquette, to…more

9 Business Etiquette Tips for Women Leaders

We were thrilled to welcome Arden Clise, the Pacific Northwest’s resident expert in business etiquette, to share her knowledge with our members and guests. As more women are stepping into leadership roles than ever before, the essentials of business etiquette are critically important in order to help make any professional, networking or board-related interaction more effective. Here are…more

Women in Leadership Series: Resources

Did you miss any programs in this fall’s Women in Leadership series –Becoming Your Best Leader: Cultivating Courage, Compassion and Connection with Janet Boguch? Don’t worry – we’ve got you covered! Scroll down for great articles, blog posts and books that will boost your leadership skills:

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IAC Year-End Report: What We Learned

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