Please join us for our annual event

WWIB Mix & Mingle

Monday, March 16th

Eventbrite - Whatcom Women In Business "Mix & Mingle" - Rock & Rye

 

Join Whatcom Women in Business (WWIB) and other professional women for a fun night of networking at Rock & Rye! This event will raise money for our scholarship program in addition to providing a casual opportunity to mix and mingle.

Tickets are $15 if you RSVP in advance by March 9th or $20 if you pay at the door. Your ticket includes heavy appetizers and 1 drink ticket. Cash bar available also.

Thank you for your support & don't forget to bring your business cards!

Whatcom Women in Business would like to congratulate Carolyn Saletto as our 2014 Professional Woman of the Year

We appreciate the community's support & look forward to seeing you next year - October 2015

 

Whatcom Women in Business was established in 1978, and is one of the oldest and most encompassing network/referral sources for business women. It is the mission of WWiB to promote a positive image of professional women in business while developing leadership skills, strength through mutual support, mentoring and opportunities for business and personal growth.

WWiB provides regular opportunities for members and guests to mentor for personal and professional growth. WWiB is comprised of business owners and upper level managers. The membership is interested in developing and maintaining proactive roles within the organization and the community at large. Through teaching, learning, leadership and peer support we strive to exemplify and promote the four  areas we honor - leadership, professionalism, community and mentoring.

  • OUR NEXT MEMBERSHIP MEETING:

    Bellingham Golf & Country Club

    Tuesday, February 24th | 5:30pm

    February 2015 Speaker-Give your business a shot in the arm

    B. Siobhan Q. Murphy, CPA, MBA - Certified Public Accountant & Business Development Consultant, Facilitator- Excellence NW

    Sibohan is a CPA with am MBA, and facilitates workshops for Excellence NW.

    Excellence Northwest is a local non-profit organization dedicated to strengthening individuals through innovative courses that support people in creating the life they love. Excellence Northwest's courses are about creating lifelong excellence. In each course you will experience a supportive, dynamic, respectful, playful and challenging environment.

    Siobhan says: one of the most valuable lessons I've learned in business is that managing a growing business is like launching a rocket -- if your trajectory is off by inches at launch, you can be off by miles out in orbit.

    This meeting will consist of Sibohan speaking, the group brainstorming independently, then a "structured mingle" to interact one-on-one, ending with a group debrief & wrap up with a few tips from me.

  • MEETING AGENDA:

    February 2015 Speaker-Give your business a shot in the arm

    B. Siobhan Q. Murphy, CPA, MBA - Certified Public Accountant & Business Development Consultant, Facilitator- Excellence NW

    Sibohan is a CPA with am MBA, and facilitates workshops for Excellence NW.

    Excellence Northwest is a local non-profit organization dedicated to strengthening individuals through innovative courses that support people in creating the life they love. Excellence Northwest's courses are about creating lifelong excellence. In each course you will experience a supportive, dynamic, respectful, playful and challenging environment.

    Siobhan says: one of the most valuable lessons I've learned in business is that managing a growing business is like launching a rocket -- if your trajectory is off by inches at launch, you can be off by miles out in orbit.

    This meeting will consist of Sibohan speaking, the group brainstorming independently, then a "structured mingle" to interact one-on-one, ending with a group debrief & wrap up with a few tips from me.

  • Whatcom Women in Business Charity Fund will support five non-profit organizations.  WWIB will be donating $1,0005 to each charity during the months in which they support that charity.  Each charity will have a guest speaker attend a membership meeting and give a ten minute overview of their organization. Our charities for 2015 are still TBD.

    The charities for 2014 were:

    -          Jan/Feb – The Lighthouse Mission – www.thelighthousemission.org

    -          March/April – Whatcom Museum Foundation – www.whatcommuseum.org

    -          May/June – Bellingham Food Bank – www.bellinghamfoodbank.org

    -          July/Aug – Whatcom Center for Early Learning – www.wcel.net

    -          Nov/Dec – Chelsea Ebert Trust – www.chelseyebert.com

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When we meet:

Fourth Tuesday of the month 
5:30-6:00pm Social
6:00-8:30pm Meeting
Bellingham Golf & Country Club.
3729 Meridian St., Bellingham
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2014 Board Members

Executive Board:
President: Sheila Connors
Past President: Tally Rabatin
Secretary:  Katy Denoyer
Treasurer:  Renee Aase
VP Programs:  Cathy Campbell
VP Membership: Jamie Smeall
VP Publicity: Amy Zender

VP-Webmaster: Sara Clement

Member Liaison: Trudy Shuravloff

Banquet Co-Chairs:

Tally Rabatin & Nicole Burdick

PWOTY Nominations Chair:
Lisa Chovil

Dessert Dash Chair:

Cathy Campbell

Scholarship Program Chair:

Lynne Henifin


Charity Fund Chair:
Nancy Leavitt