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You, Inc. – Why taking time to invest in you is just good for business.

68% of us would rather talk about our weight than money. If we overcome that barrier, we can go places. Kim Sponem, the CEO of Summit Credit Union, a $3.2 billion organization with 181,000 members and 590 employees across 36 locations, will be speaking at WEDWisconsin. In addition to being one of the leading women in finance in the country, she is also the co-founder of …

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Would you rather talk about your weight – or money?

68% of us would rather talk about our weight than money. If we overcome that barrier, we can go places. We’re going to talk about money at WEDWisconsin. On November 19th, Kim Sponem the CEO of Summit Credit Union, a $3.2 billion organization with 181,000 members and 590 employees across 36 locations, will be speaking at WEDWisconsin. In addition to being one …

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WED2018 Commonly Asked Questions

What is WEDWisconsin? Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Wisconsin is a women’s leadership summit to celebrate, support and empower women in business. We join women all over the world through the WEDGlobal organization who are part of this movement on this day. WED builds and catalyzes the vital networks of like-minded individuals and organizations that women business leaders need in order to realize …

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Is There Still a Gender Pay Gap in the US?

Article by Vicki Resech of MCDEVCO After decades of struggling, women are still pushing for equal pay. Even with the growing #MeToo movement and increased attention on equal pay, research shows little progress has been made on closing the gender gap in salaries and wages. In this blog, I’m going to address the gender pay gap for working women and …

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“I think you read too many books.”

One wouldn’t necessarily think of a book as a threat; but then again, knowledge is power. From the time I was very young, I loved reading. My mother read to us and she herself was a reader. Of all the things that have shaped me, this one thing has mattered the most. When we were very young, she was given …

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Breakout Sessions and Keynote Announced for WEDWisconsin!

Coming to WEDWisconsin? This year, you will be able to choose from breakout sessions in the morning and afternoon. In looking at survey responses from 2017, we learned that women leaders and entrepreneurs wanted to go deeper on topics that interested them most. Well, we listened.  Topics to be covered on November 19th include: Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Wisconsin is also pleased …