to watch our recorded events

All of the WIDMKE events for the 2020-2021 season were conducted virtually to ensure the safety of all of our attendees. Click the link to the left to be directed to a page where you can watch the recorded zoom-based events

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Walk and talk with
Michelle grabner

Featured Speaker: Michelle Grabner

We are kicking off our first event of the season with an informal conversation with Michelle Grabner, co-curator of Sculpture MKE, while walking part of the Sculpture MKE route in Downtown Milwaukee

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wid maker event

In collaboration with Design Fugitives

A hands on event at Design Fugitive's workshop making coasters with a variety of materials

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Exploring imposter syndrome

Featured Speaker: Deirdra Copeland

Deirdra Copeland discusses what imposter syndrome is, how to identify it, how to understand it, and how to overcome it.

art as an agent of change

A discussion by prominent artists and curators in the Milwaukee Community

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creativity and careers

Spring '19 Pecha Kucha in 
partnership with Womens Fund and WCREW

20 slides, 20 seconds per slide = 6 min 40 seconds of inspiring presentations given by MKE women leaders

DOES WOMENS WEAR REALLY WORK?!

WID teamed up with Mount Mary University's Fashion program to discuss women's fashion in the workplace - both where we came from and where we are going.

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Women in entrepreneurship

WID teamed up with WWBIC (Wisconsin Women's Business Initiative Corporation) for an event to strengthen the business skills necessary for women to gain a competitive edge 

December 2018

Give back event

Gathering together to assemble gift bags for local women and their children living at Sojourner Family Peace Center

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women at work

Fall '18 Pecha Kucha 

20 slides, 20 seconds per slide = 6 min 40 seconds of inspiring presentations given by MKE women leaders

Serious play

A jointly hosted event with Women In Toys, this event celebrated the world of play. We toured the Serious Play exhibit at the Milwaukee Art Museum, and saw UWM Architecture student work exploring toy design on exhibit.

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Movie night

In partnership with Amy Carman Design's Creative Lecture Series

A showing of Abstract (a documentary centered on design) followed by a stimulating panel discussion featuring 3 prominent local designers

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Leenhouts Event

Celebrating the Leenhouts Scholarship Tradition, and an introduction to the new Leenhouts Scholarship recipient

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Now I Know

Spring '18 Pecha Kucha in 
partnership with WCREW

20 slides, 20 seconds per slide = 6 min 40 seconds of inspiring presentations given by MKE women leaders

Next Steps In Negotiation

Andrea F. Hoeschen

Being your own best advocate and negotiating your true worth in the professional workplace

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SARUP Mentoring Event