We want to say ‘thank you’ to our role model, Senator Barbara Mikulski!

We want to say ‘thank you’ to our role model, Senator Barbara Mikulski!

Sign our card to thank Senator Mikulski for her incredible leadership! Senator Mikulski announced this morning that she will not seek reelection in 2016 and will retire at the end of her current term. She is the longest serving woman in Congress. She was first elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1976 and the U.S. Senate in 1987.  Senator Mikulski has not only made great strides for...

LAUNCH Power Happy Hour

LAUNCH Power Happy Hour

It’s almost time for our next LAUNCH Power Happy Hour!   If you made some great connections at Wine, Chocolate & Choice—or if you’re just ready to network with some amazing women—join us at our next Power Happy Hour on Wednesday, March 11 from 5:00-7:00 P.M. @ The Eagle Street Grille!   Here are the event details so you have them:   LAUNCH Power Happy Hour Wednesday, March 11 from 5:00-7:00...

Mayor Betsy Hodges needs your vote TODAY

Mayor Betsy Hodges needs your vote TODAY

We stand with Mayor Betsy Hodges because she’s always stood with us!   Mayor Hodges is the only woman from Minnesota—from the entire Midwest region, in fact!—nominated for the 2015 Gabrielle Giffords Rising Star Award from EMILY’s List.   She needs your vote today to receive this distinctive honor and national recognition for true leadership here in Minnesota!   Mayor Hodges is one of just six...

A note on Wine, Chocolate & Choice from our co-chair, Ann Lindstrom

A note on Wine, Chocolate & Choice from our co-chair, Ann Lindstrom

Ann Lindstrom is a member of LAUNCH: Building the next generation of womenwinning. This year, Ann is co-chairing our annual Wine, Chocolate & Choice event. In this guest post she gives us a taste of what the event will be like (spoiler alert—you should register to attend)!   At the first Wine, Chocolate & Choice I attended several years ago, then Minneapolis City Councilmember Betsy...

Guest Post! Our fall interns reflect on their time with team womenwinning

Guest Post! Our fall interns reflect on their time with team womenwinning

At womenwinning, every member of our team counts. This fall we had two rock-star Executive Office Interns, Morgan Schreurs and Natalia Evens De Menezes, who helped us with everything from elections to events. Check out this guest post in which they tell us a little about their experience as part of team womenwinning.   On our first day, the womenwinning staff sat us down to chat about what we...

LAUNCH Young Women's Power Happy Hour

LAUNCH Young Women's Power Happy Hour

We hope you can join us to "fall" back into routine at our third networking happy hour of the year!   There won't be a formal speaking program - just great conversation with awesome young women! After all, that's what LAUNCH is all about - building the next generation of womenwinning.   This happy hour is free (yay!) so be sure to bring along your friends!   PRO TIP: This event is a great way to...

Men for womenwinning

Men for womenwinning

Men for womenwinning

With an important election coming up this November, we need all of the support we can get to make sure that pro-choice women are protected and reelected across Minnesota.   We're fortunate to have the backing of a special group of 'Men for womenwinning' partners and supporters who stand with us in our mission to elect pro-choice women to all levels of public office across our state. Join one of...

womenwinning welcomes Associate Director, Maggie Meyer!

womenwinning welcomes Associate Director, Maggie Meyer!

It is my great pleasure to introduce Maggie Meyer, recently named as our organization’s new Associate Director.  Maggie will replace Meagan Bachmayer who now serves as Outreach Director for U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar.   We were fortunate to review an extremely competitive applicant pool for this position. With wide ranging skills and a passion for our mission, Maggie rose above a skilled and...

A note to the womenwinning 'Ready Reserves'

Ready Reserves

A note to the womenwinning 'Ready Reserves'

Dear former and current womenwinning Board of Directors, We enjoyed a wonderful gathering Saturday, May 17th at the home of Ann Barkelew on Sunfish Lake. Thank you to all of our former and current board members who were able to join us. For those who weren't able to attend - we missed seeing you and hope to catch up soon. This event was a chance for us to say thank you for your years of service....