Event Opportunities

Member Meeting: All Women
Wednesday, January 31 | 12:00pm-1:00 pm | Hanson Hall 1-111

Join us as we host Allyson Tróchez, Director of Diversity Initiatives at Carlson and Uyenthi Tran Myhre from the Women’s Center. They will be talking to us about how to be better allies for all women. Non-members are welcome to this special presentation. As always, food will be served!

Behind the Scenes at Land O’Lakes
Monday, February 5 | Time: TBD (afternoon) | Land O’Lakes Headquarters
Every wondered what goes in to making all the Land O’Lakes products? Join WIB members for an afternoon of exploring the behind the scenes of the company including a special visit to the test kitchen and research area. Sign up here!
Be Mine, Galentine: Spring Networking Event
Thursday, February 8 | 7:00 – 8:30pm | The Beacon Room, Recreation and Wellness CenterBe Mine, Galentine and join us for a fun and eventful night filled with energetic conversations, food, and activities. You’ll spend the evening making meaningful connections with your fellow WIB members and sponsors, while participating in the three rotations: decorating cookies, making bookmarks to be donated to local schools, and writing a note to an influential woman inyour life.This is an excellent opportunity to gain personal time with our sponsors and to practice your networking skills prior to the Spring Career Fair the following day. Please dress in businesscasual attire. Food from French Meadow Bakery will be served. Please RSVP here before February 1st or until spots are filled. Email Ife Ekunsanmi (ekuns005@umn.edu) with any questions or concerns.

For an event itinerary and networking resources click here.
Buddy Event*: Calligraphy Class with Jessica Chung AKA @prettyprintsandpaper!
Thursday, February 15 | 5:30pm-7:30pm | Akerman Hall 225
Jessica Chung, a teacher, entrepreneur, Carlson alumn, feminist, and artist, is coming to WIB to teach a calligraphy class on February 15th from 5:30-7:30! There are limited seats available, so please RSVP here by Feb. 1 to secure your spot! There is a $5 supply fee to attend (pay via Venmo or cash). Check out her instagram @prettyprintsandpaper for some inspiration!
*Event only open to members involved in WIB‘S Buddy Program
Brunch with the Big 4
FridayFebruary 16 | 11:00-1:00pm | CSOM
Mark your calendars for brunch with the Big 4 accounting firms (Deloitte, EY, KPMG, and PwC)! Join students in WIB and SAFA for a morning of brunching, networking, and learning more about the Big 4 and everything they do (it’s more than just accounting). You do NOT need to be an accounting major to attend this event. Sign up here!

Conversations with Cargill

Thursday, February 22 | 6:00-8:00pm | Annie’s Parlour
Learn how Cargill empowers its female business leaders around the globe by talking with real women who have worked around the world! Explore your own leadership style and have conversations about personal development, leadership in the work place, and company culture. Come hungry for Annie’s famous malts and fries too! Space is limited…sign up here!

Hope to see everyone at the events!