Member Salons

June 7, 2017

Our next round of Member Salons will be held on June 7. LGW Member Salons are entirely member-led gatherings where LGW Members can candidly discuss community issues and challenges.

Below is a list of the June Member Salons. 

Advancing Women in the Workforce & STEM Diversity, hosted by Rynthia Rost ('96) with special guest speaker Guillermo Miranda VP Global Personnel IBM. Women and girls need to focus on engineering, language, marketing, math and IT to be relevant and competitive in tomorrow’s global workforce.  Are we doing enough to prepare ourselves and them?  6:30 pm - 9:00 pm | Bethesda, MD 20817 (PLEASE NOTE THIS SALON HAS BEEN CHANGED TO JUNE 8)

Growing Good, Growing Well, hosted by Adam Tenner ('08). Running a nonprofit is exhausting but does it have to be? Join Adam Tenner (’08) for a discussion on the challenges of starting, maintaining and growing nonprofits.  Perfect for ED's and board members, this salon will look at effective strategies that nonprofits can use to reduce drama, increase impact and bring in more funding – all while reducing stress.   Discussion will focus on surfacing common problems while discussing how our organizations can we align our people, our strategy, our execution and our cash to more easily achieve our missions. Networking Happy Hour to follow. 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm | WeWork White House, 20005

How to CRUSH IT with your Personal Brand, hosted by Tien Wong ('15). Social media is here to stay.  In fact, "social" media is now just plain "media." Embrace it now or you'll be left behind! In this workshop, Tien Wong (LGW '15), tech CEO, investor, and social media influencer will lead an interactive discussion on social media branding objectives, with a strong emphasis on "HOW TO" get started or maximize your reach on the main platforms. 7:30 am - 9:30 am | WeWork Tysons Corner, 22102

Prison Reform, hosted by Larry Demaree ('96). What can I do to improve prisons converting them  into a place of reform and corrections thereby reducing recidivism? How can I reduce the number of people committing crime by improving education, and reducing racism and poverty? 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm | Bethesda, MD 20817