Join our community conversations

Our educational programs initiate community conversation about issues affecting women and girls. Programs have included Breakfast with Melissa Atkins Wardy, author of “Redefining Girly,” and a showing of the documentary “Miss Representation,” which showed how media portrayals of women limit their leadership options and negatively affect young girls.

Recent Updates

Leadercast Women coming to Fond du Lac

Save the date! Friday, Oct 12, 2018 7:30 AM – 2:30 PM | Holiday Inn Fond Du Lac The Fond du Lac Area Women’s Fund is thrilled to bring women AND men together to celebrate women in leadership throughout our community and beyond. We’re hosting a live stream of the actual event happening in Atlanta, Georgia that day, […]

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Power of the Potluck – a community soulraiser

There’s a certain kind of magic that happens when a community gathers together. There is power in a potluck. When: Tuesday, June 26, from 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM Where: NFDL Community Center (280 Garfield St, North Fond du Lac, WI 54937-1308) FREE + OPEN TO PUBLIC Join us for this soul-raising follow-up to our 14th annual Power […]

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Meet us at the Market!

We’ll be at the Downtown Fond du Lac Farmers Market this summer – mark your calendars and meet us at the market one Saturday each month. We’ll have different themes/topics each month, so if you’re strolling through the Farmer’s Market on any of the following Saturdays this summer, make sure you stop by for casual, mini-education sessions […]

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Power of the Purse 2018

Fond du Lac Area Women’s Fund announces its 14th annual “Power of the Purse” luncheon, its largest fundraiser, on Wednesday, April 18 th , at Holiday Inn Conference Center. Registration, networking, and prize baskets raffle start at 10:30 a.m., with the luncheon and program from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Fond du Lac Area Women’s Fund invests in Fond du […]

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Understanding the Impact of Violence Against Women & Children – June 2017

In collaboration with our community partners, the Women’s Fund held a community education event, Understanding the Impact of Violence Against Women & Children in Fond du Lac, on June 21st. The purpose of the event was to educate the Fond du Lac community on concerning issues facing women and children in the community, specifically domestic violence, […]

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Past Education Events

Past events On Thursday, October 15th, 2015, at Stayer Center Auditorium, Marian University, Certified Strengths Educator Jennifer Krueger presented, “Well Being – the Five Essential Elements:  Career, Social, Financial, Physical, and Community”.  The presentation introduced concepts in the best-seller Well Being: The Five Essential Elements by Tom Rath, author of Strengths Finder 2.0, and Jim Harter, both from […]

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Thank you for supporting NamasDay!

Thank you to those who brought their yoga mats and joined us for a morning of yoga, self-care, and empowerment! Local yoga instructors, Amy Jarvis, Lucy Mathers, Suzanne Boyle, and Yelena Storma, provided an exciting morning of yoga, self-care, and empowerment! Our fall fundraiser, NamasDay, a group yoga event, was on Saturday, October 3, 8:00a.m.-noon […]

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2013 Miss Representation

The 90-minute documentary Miss Representation exposes how mainstream media contribute to the underrepresentation of women in positions of power and influence in America. The film, which made its debut at the Sundance Film Festival, challenges the media’s limited and often disparaging portrayals of women and girls, which make it difficult for women to achieve leadership […]

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