Events

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!

Understanding and Undoing Bias

May 20, 2021

On Thursday, May 20th nearly 30 WISE-TC members and guests joined together to learn about and challenge our biases. Our facilitators, Dr. Hedy Walls and UyenThi Tran Myhre from the Y of the North’s United Healthcare Equity Innovation Center taught us about our mental models, how we have been shaped by our biases, what they can look like in our daily life, and how to challenge them.

Communicating and Persuading with Confidence with Premier Sport Psychology

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April 29, 2021

On Thursday, April 29th WISE Twin Cities hosted an educational session with Cathy Winter and Premier Sport Psychology discussing communicating and persuading with confidence.

Power Play Panel with the Minnesota Timberwolves & Lynx

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March 16, 2021

On March 16, WISE Twin Cities hosted their annual National Signature Program, Power Play panel moderatored by Rebekkah Brunson, former WNBA Player and Current Assistant Coach of the Minnesota Lynx. Listen to a panel of women from across the Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx organization discuss topics surrounding this year's theme of “Honoring the Past, Building the Future.”

Happy Hour with Studio Distilling

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February 4, 2021

On February 4, WISE Twin Cities hosted a virtual happy hour with Studio Distilling. Attendees learned how to craft two signature cocktails (or mocktails!) with Shelly Dailey,the owner of Studio Distilling, and later networked in two rounds of breakout rooms.

Advancing Diversity & Inclusion in the Workplace

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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.

Financial Fitness | Demystifying Corporate Finance w Jenny Senecal

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WISE Wellness: Barre3 Virtual Workout

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October 22, 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!

WISE Twin Cities Webinar: “COVID-19 and Adapting Culture”

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2020 WISE Power Play at TCO Performance Center, Presented by the Minnesota Vikings

International Women's Day stage with presenters sitting at the front before the audience.

Morning Coffee Meet Up at ModernWell, Presented by City Girl Coffee

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February 19, 2020

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

2020 Speed Mentoring at The Courts at Mayo Clinic Square, Presented by the Minnesota Timberwolves & Lynx

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Volunteering with Junior Achievement at Junior Achievement of the Upper Midwest

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December 19, 2019

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 at A’BULAE

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November 14, 2019

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.

Grady Wine Tasting at Cambria on 7th, Presented by Grady Wines

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October 3, 2019

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 at Renaissance Minneapolis Depot

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August 23, 2019

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.

WISE Member Meet Up at Minneapolis Cider Company

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August 6, 2019

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

2019 WISE Power Play at Bat & Barrel at Target Field, Presented by the Minnesota Twins

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May 20, 2019

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 at WeWork Uptown, Presented by TriNet

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April 2, 2019

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 at Dale Carnegie, Featuring Jennifer Huber

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March 7, 2019

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

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January 22, 2019

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 Financial Fitness at Mayo Clinic Square

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November 29, 2018

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 at ARIA

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November 8, 2018

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.

Minnesota United & Allianz Field Experience Center Tour at MNUFC Corporate Headquarters

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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 at Meadows at Mystic Lake

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September 6, 2018

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 at U.S. Bank Stadium

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July 17, 2018

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 at Red Stag Supperclub

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April 25, 2018

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 at TCF Bank Stadium

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March 7, 2018

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 at Urban Growler

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January 9, 2018

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