WISE Twin Cities Chapter
The leading voice and resource for professional women in the business of sports.

Past Events

WISE Twin Cities strives to bring together the WISE Community by providing opportunities for enrichment, networking, education, training and mentorship! WISE Twin Cities hosts an average of 8-12 events annually, featuring 4 National Signature Events and Programs, and numerous social and professional development events. We are grateful to all of our event and founding partners that have made these past events possible! 

2020 

College Series | The Power of Networking & Your Career Path - November 18, 2020

WISE Twin Cities hosted a virtual webinar on The Power of Networking and Your Career Path. Attendees heard from WISE Twin Cities board members on the power of expanding your network and how those connections are integral to your career journey and success.

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Advancing Diversity & Inclusion in the Workplace - October 29, 2020

WISE Twin Cities partnered with RISE and Kim Miller to host a training, discussion and panel about “Advancing Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace” Panel and training. RISE team member, Kim Miller, VP of Programs, led a 90-minute diversity and inclusion program and discussion with WISE Twin Cities. Hear from distinguished panelists and delve into engaging conversations with fellow professionals around advancing diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

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Financial Fitness | Demystifying Corporate Finance w Jenny Senecal - October 22, 2020

Financial Fitness is an annual WISE National Signature Program. Jenny Senecal, SVP Regional Credit Director with Bell Bank, shared her knowledge and expertise to help bring simple concepts for successfully navigating business financial information!

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WISE Wellness: Barre3 Virtual Workout - July 17, 2020

WISE Twin Cities woke up early and started their Friday with an awesome Barre3 workout. Thank you to Barre3 Edina Owners, Lucy Gardiner and Morgan Wolfe!


“COVID-19 and Adapting Culture” - May 20, 2020

a WISE Twin Cities Webinar 

An engaging panel discussion around adapting in the midst of a global pandemic. Ideas and perspectives shared with adapting culture, communication and expectations in personal and professional worlds. 

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2020 WISE Power Play - March 5, 2020

at TCO Performance Center, Presented by the Minnesota Vikings

An all-women panel featuring leaders from the Minnesota Vikings. Members gathered to learn about their professional and personal journeys and gained advice from women in the sports and events industry. WISE Power Play is an annual WISE National Signature Program, celebrated in 2020 as part of International Women's Day. 


Morning Coffee Meet Up - February 19, 2020

at ModernWell, Presented by City Girl Coffee

An intimate setting to meet and connect with your WISE community!


2020 Speed Mentoring - January 16, 2020

at The Courts at Mayo Clinic Square, Presented by the Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx

Speed Mentoring is an annual WISE National Signature Program. This event brings WISE members up close and personal with industry veterans and peers to discuss career topics in a small group setting.

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2019

Volunteering with Junior Achievement - December 19, 2019

at Junior Achievement of the Upper Midwest

WISE Members gathered at Junior Achievement of the Upper Midwest to volunteer and work with small groups of students to help them manage their assigned JA BizTown Shop - assisting with making important business and personal finance decisions.


Women of Inspiration Lunch - November 14, 2019

at A’BULAE

Women of Inspiration is an annual WISE National Signature Celebration. This event brings together women in the sports and events industry to honor and celebrate women who have had a significant impact on the Twin Cities Community. 

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Grady Wine Tasting - October 3, 2019

at Cambria on 7th, Presented by Grady Wines

WISE Members gathered for a fun networking event to taste Grady Wines from their California Vineyard. 


2019 Financial Fitness: Knowing Your Worth with Valerie Gordon - August 23, 2019

at Renaissance Minneapolis Depot

Financial Fitness is an annual WISE National Signature Program. In 2019, we featured esteemed author and speaker, Valerie Gordon with discussions around taking command of negotiations. 

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WISE Member Meet Up - August 6, 2019

at Minneapolis Cider Company

A fun Member Happy Hour hosted at the Minneapolis Cider Company. 


2019 WISE Power Play - May 20, 2019

at Bat & Barrel at Target Field, Presented by the Minnesota Twins

An all-women panel featuring leaders from the Minnesota Twins. Members gathered to learn about their professional and personal journeys and gained advice from women in the sports and events industry. WISE Power Play is an annual WISE National Signature Program. 


TriNet Happy Hour Meet Up - April 2, 2019

at WeWork Uptown, Presented by TriNet 

Spent time with WISE Twin Cities members and heard from a special guest speaker, Samantha Wellington, Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary at TriNet. 


Maximize your Potential - March 7, 2019

at Dale Carnegie, Featuring Jennifer Huber

Jennifer Huber from Dale Carnegie facilitated an engaging session to identify where we might have further opportunity for growth in overall personal development, how we present, network, and build internal and external client relationships. 


2019 Speed Mentoring - January 22, 2019

at TCL SixOneTwo Lounge at Target Center, Presented by the Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx

Speed Mentoring is an annual WISE National Signature Program. This event brings WISE members up close and personal with industry veterans and peers to discuss career topics in a small group setting.


2018

 

2018 Financial Fitness - November 29, 2018

at Mayo Clinic Square

Financial Fitness is an annual WISE National Signature Program featuring training, tips and education around Financial planning and responsibility in professional worlds. 


2018 Women of Inspiration Luncheon - November 8, 2018

at ARIA

Women of Inspiration is an annual WISE National Signature Celebration. This event brings together women in the sports and events industry to honor and celebrate women who have had a significant impact on the Twin Cities Community. 

Read an event recap of Women of Inspiration Luncheon >>


Minnesota United & Allianz Field Experience Center Tour

at MNUFC Corporate Headquarters - October 16, 2018

WISE Twin Cities members gathered with and MNUFC Staff and Executives for an exclusive preview of Minnesota United FC's future home at the Allianz Field Experience Center presented by Atomic Data. Attendees received two complimentary tickets to a MNUFC game in the fall of 2018. 


Golf 101 with LPGA - September 6, 2018

at Meadows at Mystic Lake

A fun and educational event to learn the basics and etiquette of golf from LPGA Golf Instructors, Katie and Sara Detlefsen! 


Women of the X Games Panel - July 17, 2018 

at U.S. Bank Stadium

Members gathered to learn about their professional and personal journeys of the Women of the X Games - and gained advice from women in the sports and events industry.


Member Meet Up - April 25, 2018 

at Red Stag Supperclub

A Member Meetup hosted in the Clubroom at the Red Stag Supperclub.


2018 WISE Power Play: Women of the 2019 NCAA Men’s Final Four® Minneapolis Local Organizing Committee - March 7, 2018

at TCF Bank Stadium

An all-women panel featuring leaders from the Women of the 2019 NCAA Men's Final Four - Minneapolis Local Organizing Committee. Members gathered to learn about their professional and personal journeys and gained advice from women in the sports and events industry. WISE Power Play is an annual WISE National Signature Program. 


Get to Know WISE Twin Cities - January 9, 2018

at Urban Growler

WISE Twin Cities Chapter Kick off hosted at Urban Growler, the first Women-Owned Microbrewery in Minnesota!