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  • 03/24/2021 12:43 PM | Sandra Rohde (Administrator)

    We had a successful event last night. Thank you for the press coverage from WFRV-TV.

  • 02/17/2021 6:10 PM | Sandra Rohde (Administrator)

    From our February 2021 members program: 

    Listen to this NPR story to hear one professional woman’s story; she had everything going for her until COVID-19 happened: The end of the story notes various policies that would help and we are pleased to announce that MDWA’s February program will examine how these policies could help alleviate the stresses on working women and their families.

  • 02/11/2021 5:06 AM | Sandra Rohde (Administrator)

    Mid-Day Women's Alliance has submitted a letter to join the National Partnership for Women & Families in asking Congress to pass the FAMILY Act. 

    FAMILY act--coalition-letter 2021.pdf

  • 01/15/2021 3:21 PM | Sandra Rohde (Administrator)

    Thank you for attending the MDWA Belonging Conversation on Race. We hope you found the conversations to be insightful and valuable! You can make plans now to attend the next conversations in the series. 

    Also, as promised in our debrief, see attached for letters from Dr. Kimberly Barrett on “Calling In vs Calling Out”—this concept always resonates well in our discussions. For those who don’t know, Dr. Barrett is VP-Diversity and Inclusion at Lawrence University as well as co-chair of the Imagine Fox Cities’ Belonging committee.  

    2018spring email to campus Cultivating a Call-in Culture.docx

    Barrett_ Let's cultivate a call-in culture.pdf

  • 11/09/2020 9:18 PM | Sandra Rohde (Administrator)

    The MDWA Legislative committee meeting held on Friday, November 6, 2020 welcomed Shawn Phetteplace for a presentation about Main Street Alliance. 

    You can find the recorded version on the MDWA YouTube channel.

    Here's the call to action that was discussed: 

    Additional reference links: 


    Paid sick and family leave:

  • 09/29/2020 8:07 PM | Sandra Rohde (Administrator) 

    Great discussion tonight! Feel free to use this 20 minute version to help educate more people. The momentum is with us now & COVID has highlighted the need. 


  • 09/23/2020 2:15 PM | Sandra Rohde (Administrator)

    MDWA has submitted a letter to the US Department of Labor in response to their Request for Information on Paid Leave; this effort is part of our partnership with 9to5 and will be handled through our Legislative committee. DOL RFI -- MDWA 9-14-20 Paid Leave.docx

  • 05/20/2020 7:57 PM | Sandra Rohde (Administrator)
  • 10/23/2019 6:44 PM | Joanna Thoms

    MDWA values leadership development, yet I would hazard to guess that there are as many definitions of "leadership" as there are people, surely with some commonalities.

    What does "leadership" mean/look like to you? 

    Your perspective and insights are wanted and valued.

    -Joanna Thoms - WILD Co-Chair

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