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Women’s Leadership Lunch

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Women’s Leadership Lunch

November 1, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

“Being the Change: Women Taking Action” is the focus of the fall women’s leadership lunch series. Each program will feature a speaker from the Des Moines area explaining how she identified a need and stepped up to create change. The first speaker is Deidre DeJear, program director of Financial Capability and host of The Financial Fix cable TV show.

Kellie Markey, founder and executive director of Dorothy’s House, a safe house for girls who are survivors of trafficking and exploitation will speak on November 8.

Emily Price, executive director of Healthy Birth Day and Count the Kicks, a public health campaign for expectant moms is scheduled for November 15.

These lunch and learn programs provide inspiration from area leaders, greater awareness and understanding of current issues in our community, and connection to local resources. Past programs have addressed cultural diversity, leadership skills and civility.

Cost for each lunch is $20 per person, or $50 for all three lunches. Reservations are required and can be made by calling Deborah Boyer at 515.243.7063 or emailing Please provide information about dietary restrictions in advance.


November 1, 2017
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Wallace House
756 16th Street
Des Moines, IA 50314 United States
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756 16th Street, Des Moines, IA 50314
2773 290th Street, Orient, IA 50858
Ph: 515.243.7063 (DM)
Ph: 641.337.5019 (Orient)