The 32nd annual Networking Together Regional Conference titled “The Power of Unity” will be hosted by
The Wisconsin Women of Color Network, Inc. (WWOCN) at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 4402 East Washington Ave on Thursday-Friday, Aug. 20-21.
For the past 34 years, the Networking Together Conference has been guided by the following
• To plan and conduct a biennial conference to promote networking among women of color
• To enhance women of color in leadership positions and, through the conference, to serve
as a catalyst for women of color networking together around common issues and concern
• To continue the thrust around employment issues, but to recognize that all issues
affecting women of color are interconnected and relevant topics to be exposed via the
• To facilitate opportunities for greater cooperation and information sharing among our
The 2015 conference aims to explore multicultural challenges and opportunities to achieve unity among women of color. Participants will benefit from presentations, workshops, round table discussions, and other activities that focus on careers and employment, including small business development; human resource services such as developing community organizations, coalitions, and networks, and seeking volunteer placements; education; health and wellness programs including family issues of dementia and domestic violence; and youth activities.
Women of color from Networking Together State affiliates in the country’s Midwest Region are invited to attend and participate in this biennial conference. Throughout the conference, there will be time for networking, business card exchange, information exhibits and vendors from women of color owned or women managed businesses, a Silent Auction, and wellness and comfort activities.
The Networking Together conference offers opportunities for community organizations and businesses to sponsor the conference, advertise, and exhibit their products during the conference.
Donations to the conference will be used to provide scholarships to low income women and youths of color to attend and participate during this conference. WWOCN was established as a not-for-profit corporation in October 1983. It is a tax exempt organization under Section 501©(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service Code. WWOCN brings women of color together and fosters development of networks through a variety of regular and special programs around the State of Wisconsin. WWOCN also assists women of color in gaining experience and recognition through referrals for speaking engagements, recognition of achievement awards, committee and board appointments and employment information.
For more information: contact WWOCN Office at (608) 244-6581 or e-mail: