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Women Inspiring Women
Monday, February 10th, 2020
To empower is to authorize, liberate, enable, inspire, give power to, give voice to act. Empowerment involves interation with and support of one another. The evening will include local women sharing their personal stories of empowerment, an invitation to take part in a simple exercise of self-discovery. Kathryn Walczyk works as a spiritual companion, retreat & workshop facilitator, and advocate.
Every Woman Needs a M.I.R.R.O.R.
Thursday, February 20th, 2020
Renita Robinson, MEd, MS , YWCA-CEO. Renita is the Chief Executive Officer of the YWCA Greater Green Bay. Renita has served women, children and low-resourced individuals for over 30 years. Formerly licensed as a graduate social worker (LGSW), and 6-12th grade English and Social Studies teacher, Renita has been an advocate, educator and supporter of: the homeless, victims of sexual and domestic violence, and individuals marginalized through a variety of oppressions. She holds MEd and MS degrees, and has completed all course work for a doctorate in teaching and learning at the University of Minnesota Duluth. For over 20 years, Renita has developed curriculum, designed conferences and programs and conducted workshops and addressed a wide range of audiences as the owner of Teach ‘Em To Fish, LLC--a non-profit consulting business dedicated to curriculum development and training on a variety of social justice issues.
Renita will share encouragement, reminders, and practical tools for the female empowerment journey. Participants will laugh while digging into the challenging and fruit-bearing work involved with seeing one’s true self.
Thursday, March 26th, 2020
As Director of Student Life at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Claudia E. Guzmán is charged with
creating dynamic student energy and inclusive engagement on campus through first-year experience
programming; co-curricular, social and cultural programming; student organizations and
student leadership development. Previously, Claudia served as Sociocultural Program Manager at the
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, where she led the development of a collaborative, creative and
impactful calendar of programs that provided meaningful opportunities for students, faculty, staff and
community to explore, understand and appreciate diverse identities, social justice and urban issues. In this role, Claudia and her student staff earned the 2018 UW System Board of Regents Diversity Award. Claudia graduated magna cum laude from Wellesley College in 2002 and holds a Masters degree in Communication from Marquette University. A creative visionary with a deeply rooted commitment to her community, Claudia is a founding member of Latinas en Acción, a grassroots grantmaking fund developed for Latinas by Latinas through the Women’s Fund of Greater Milwaukee, and a founding co-programmer of Cine Sin Fronteras, the Latinx diaspora program of the Milwaukee Film Festival.
Women Inspiring Women
Thursday, April 16th, 2020
Robyn Y. Davis is the President and CEO of Brown County United Way, Green Bay, Wisconsin, a community impact organization that unites people, ideas and resources to create community solutions that strengthen every person and every community in Brown County. Robyn began serving in that role in May, 2017. Prior to joining Brown County United Way, she led Freedom House Ministries, Inc. in Green Bay as its President for 8 years.Robyn was named one of Wisconsin’s 42 most influential African Americans by Madison 365. She is a past member of Management Women, Inc. and was the 2017 recipient of the organization’s Nancy A. Felhofer Leadership Award. Robyn also serves as a facilitator with the Center for Exceptional Leadership of St. Norbert College and often speaks throughout the community on the subject of leadership. She has been a faithful attendee of Living Hope Church in Green Bay for the past 14 years.