WLC Connecting Circles Series

Women's Leadership Council
Presents 

 

The Connecting Circles Series

for the leadership society

 
 
The Tulsa Area United Way's WLC is sponsoring a series of events hosted by our

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community's top business leaders, volunteers and WLC members. 

These gatherings will be presented throughout the year in small personal settings of 6 to 12 women at the home of the presenting hostess. At each circle attendees can look forward to an engaging topic, mentoring advice and professional development. The objective of this series is to provide women who currently hold membership with WLC at the Patron Level, donors of $1,000 or more annually, with opportunities to further develop their leadership and community skills, such as:
 
Powerful peer relationships 
Understanding of your values and talents 
Career awareness 
Overcoming obstacles towards success 
Goal-setting that has worked for others 
Effective habits

 
 Registration is limited based on location size and
on a first-come-first-served basis to WLC Patron Level members.
Location, address and time will be provided with reservation confirmation.
For questions about registration, please contact WLC@tauw.org. 

 


Connecting Circle with 
Marcia MacLeod

WLC Patron donors enjoyed an intimate evening with Marcia MacLeod, recently retired Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for WPX Energy, who gave valuable advice on cultivating your network at every phase of life.

Connecting Circle with
Brookey and Burkett 

WLC Leadership Society donors enjoyed learning from Teresa Burkett and Lauren Brookey about how their long-term friendship furthered their commitment to our community.

Connecting Circle with
Deborah Shallcross

 
Attorney and former judge Deborah Shallcross hosted WLC members in her home for the latest Connecting Circle. Members enjoyed brunch and a fascinating discussion on the topic of how far women have come in regards to equality in the workplace. 

Attendees also discussed the work that still needs to be done in this important arena.

Connecting Circle with
Marla Bradshaw

Campaign Co-Chair, Marla Bradshaw, invited WLC members into her home for the a Connecting Circle event.

Members enjoyed lunch and conversation on strong relationship building between partner agencies and volunteers.

Connecting Circle with 
Mary Ann Hille

The Connecting Circle Series continued with an event at Lefty's on Greenwood hosted by co-founder of The Hille Foundation, Mary Ann Hille.

WLC members enjoyed lunch with Mary Ann as well as discussions about the importance of women's involvement in philanthropy.

Connecting Circle with 
Shiela Haynes

Shiela Haynes, correspondent with the Tulsa World, invited WLC members into her home for a Connecting Circle event.

A dozen WLC members enjoyed getting to know Shiela. They visited on the topic of the large impact volunteers can have in our community.

 

Connecting Circle with 
Betsy Jackson

Betsy Jackson, shareholder with Hall Estill, hosted the Connecting Circle event at her home.

Attendees enjoyed discussing how women can encourage each other to succeed instead of competing with each other. Everyone was having such a good time, we neglected to get a group photo, so we're showing off the delicious WLC-themed cake balls everyone enjoyed.

 
Connecting Circle with 
Paula Huck 

The Connecting Circle series continued at the home of Paula Huck, Director of Community Affairs for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma and Executive Director of the Oklahoma Caring Foundation.

Attendees enjoyed discussing how to make time in their busy schedules to take care of themselves.  

Connecting Circle with
Becky Frank 

Guests joined Becky Frank in her downtown Tulsa home for a relaxing, fun and informal visit. They enjoyed open discussion about a wide variety of topics including advancing a career, mentoring, growing a role in the community, and balancing personal and professional lives.

 

Connecting Circle with 
Robyn Ewing 

The third event in the Connecting Circles series took place at the home of Robyn Ewing, Senior VP, Strategic Services, Administration and Chief Administrative Officer, Williams. 

Seven attendees enjoyed discussing the book, Women Don't Ask: The High Cost of Avoiding Negotiation and Positive Strategies for Change.

 
Connecting Circle with 
Alison Anthony 

The second event in the Connecting Circles series took place at the home of Alison Anthony, President Williams Foundation and Director Strategic Outreach, Williams. 

Nine attendees enjoyed a relaxed and fun time around the pool with Alison discussing succeeding and staying true to oneself in the workplace.

Connecting Circle with
Caron Lawhorn


The Connecting Circles series kicked off with 10 attendees in the home of Caron Lawhorn, senior vice president, commercial, ONE Gas.

The women enjoyed a special time of mentoring advice, professional development and engaging conversation on the topic of getting outside their comfort zones.

 




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