Cotton Candy and Circuits with Caroline Karanja
Feb
23
10:00 AM10:00

Cotton Candy and Circuits with Caroline Karanja

Just in time for Women's Month in March, co-create a fun light-up art piece commemorating the month with your child in this maker - tech event! We’ll be crafting, coloring and learning while exploring circuits with light up stickers. Whether you are a coder, a maker, a crafter or just a fan of coloring and stickers this is for you. This event is designed for families, but all are welcome. Come e-Craft with us!

Payment covers supplies and some fun treats! Recommended 1 ticket per light-up art piece.

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Galentine’s Day Pop-Up
Feb
13
4:00 PM16:00

Galentine’s Day Pop-Up

Join us for a night of celebrating Galentine's Day! Vendors will include B+D Custom CraftsEverthine JewelryWild and VibrantBrittany ChaffeeSeflie and CoDoTERRA, and Bim Bam Boo.

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Homebuying 101: Claim Your Economic Power and Close the Gender Wealth Gap
Feb
12
6:00 PM18:00

Homebuying 101: Claim Your Economic Power and Close the Gender Wealth Gap

Women are building equity and wealth in real estate at a faster pace than any other demographic in the country. Single women are buying homes at more than twice the rate of single men. Single women also make up the second-largest segment of homebuyers after married couples (in which women tend to be the majority influencer in homebuying decisions). More women homebuyers leads to a changing economic landscape and shapes the way wealth accumulates. Building equity is building power – and women are building it at record rates.

Dreaming of a place to call your own? At this (free!) townhall, we’ll talk about how home ownership can build wealth, and share the important steps to homebuying for renters and first time buyers. No dry spreadsheets – just real questions and answers. We’ll talk through financial readiness and financing options, the offer process, and current market conditions.

Join us for drinks and bites. Bring all your questions - this will be a fun and interactive Q&A format.

Let’s make this a happy new year!

Speakers:

Amanda Buhman, Leah Drury and Jill Numrich, Realtors, Urban Nest team at Lakes Sotheby’s International Realty

Allison Shaw, Mortgage Lender, Waterstone Mortgage

Eventbrite - Homebuying 101: Claim Your Economic Power and Close the Gender Wealth Gap
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Witches Pitch
Feb
11
12:00 PM12:00

Witches Pitch

Join us to listen in as some of our fellow witches practice their pitch! This pitch practice session will be hosted by EMpower Equity founders, Beth Meyer and Megan Trice.  After the pitch, Beth and Megan will discuss what it takes to craft a powerful pitch and provide some tips around how leveraging negotiation skills can improve your ability to win investors. 

If you want to attend and cheer on your fellow witches - register through the eventbrite link.

If you want to be one of the Witches who Pitches, e-mail us at info@empowerequitypartners.com as pitch slots are limited. 

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Moving from LGBTQ Ally to Accomplice
Feb
7
6:00 PM18:00

Moving from LGBTQ Ally to Accomplice

Have you ever wondered if your intentions to create welcoming environments for LGBTQ people align with the impact? Experienced confusion about LGBTQ acronyms, language, or maybe even gender pronouns?

During this workshop Saby will provide an overview of core knowledge essential to impacting LGBTQ individuals and communities positively and highlight simple, yet deeply profound strategies you can implement in daily life to move towards LGBTQ-inclusive excellence.

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The Woke Coach
Feb
5
6:00 PM18:00

The Woke Coach

Allyship is not an identity—it is a lifelong process of building relationships based on trust, consistency, and accountability with marginalized individuals and/or groups of people. Allyship is not self-defined—our work and our efforts must be recognized by the people we seek to ally ourselves with."—from The Anti-Oppression Network  

Are you a true ally? Are you sure? How do you know? Join Seena Hodges (The Woke Coach) for an engaging, intimate interaction about allyship, privilege and responsibility. During this workshop we will unpack the true meaning of allyship, consider ways that we can be better humans, and make personal plans for executing the work that true allyship requires.

This event is members only.

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Confronting Challenging Conversations Head-On with Leveled Leaders
Jan
22
8:30 AM08:30

Confronting Challenging Conversations Head-On with Leveled Leaders

Whether personally or professionally, discussing sticky or emotionally charged subjects can be daunting: where to start, how to frame, what outcome to drive. This workshop will arm participants with communication tools to help facilitate a conversation - either one on one, or with a group - that has strength and that sparks an open, balanced dialogue, all with the goal of forward progress.

This event is members only.

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Paid Family and Medical Leave Town Hall
Jan
17
6:00 PM18:00

Paid Family and Medical Leave Town Hall

Women make up nearly half of Minnesota’s labor force (48 percent) and more than one-quarter of its business owners (27 percent).  However only 13% of Minnesota workers have access to paid family and medical leave. That means women are forced to face impossible choices when new children are born or adopted and when serious personal or family health needs inevitably arise.  

As workers struggle to balance caregiving with their job responsibilities, many end up facing economic hardship. Caregiving demands may even lead to effects felt across years or a lifetime due to lost jobs, missed raises, and reduced Social Security benefits. Employers, especially small rural ones, are also struggling to attract and retain good workers in competition with larger metro area employers that can afford to offer such benefits. Our current system has failed and is costly to workers, their families, businesses, and our economy. It’s time to modernize our workplace standards and benefits.

At this townhall, we'll hear from experts/Moms/business owners and advocates about ways to address this and policy solutions that would provide paid family leave to all Minnesotans. 

Speakers:

Stephanie Hogansen, from the Children's Defense Fund MN

Margi Scott, from Take12

Alex West Steinman from The Coven

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Writing a Book, Creating a Platform
Jan
17
8:30 AM08:30

Writing a Book, Creating a Platform

Join co-founder of Wise Ink Creative Publishing, Dara Beevas, and the Marketing Director at Wise Ink, Roseanne Cheng, as they discuss how a book can help elevate your business to the next level. From the writing process to creating a sustainable platform to market your work, Wise Ink has helped hundreds of entrepreneurs use their book as a tool to grow their business. Dara and Roseanne will be leaving lots of time for Q and A, so bring your questions and be prepared to be inspired!

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Healthy Thyroid, Healthy Self-Expression
Jan
15
6:00 PM18:00

Healthy Thyroid, Healthy Self-Expression

Join thyroid health expert, health coach, and Hashimoto’s survivor, Jill Grunewald, for an evening of all things thyroid, including symptoms to watch for, targeted nutritional therapy for supporting this delicate gland, and ways to open the throat chakra.

Jill is the author of the best selling Essential Thyroid Cookbook and will provide recipe samples from her book. You’ll also walk away from this informative event with some featured recipes (printed), a beautiful chart of the most thyroid-supportive nutrients, and her cookbook, should you choose to purchase one at a special Coven discount. She’ll be signing books at the end of the Q&A portion of the presentation.

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Rondo: Beyond the Pavement - A Film Screening at The Coven
Jan
10
6:00 PM18:00

Rondo: Beyond the Pavement - A Film Screening at The Coven

Women in Media: Doing Revolutionary Work in Community.  Filmmaker Bianca Rhodes, Editor Georgia Fort and Podcaster Katharine DeCelle, bring Rondo: Beyond the Pavement to the Coven!  They will discuss the power of Women in Media, the process of the film, working with Rondo Youth and how important it is to uplift the voice and tell the story of the Rondo community. Check out the trailer here: www.rondobeyondthepavement.org

Donations will be accepted in person in support of Saint Paul Almanac, Saint Paul Neighborhood Network, and the High School for Recording Arts!

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Learning to Code!
Jan
8
6:00 PM18:00

Learning to Code!

Adults can learn to Code with TKP (Teaching Kids Programming) Courseware! In this interactive workshop, absolute beginner programmers (adults) can try out the free lessons from the non-profit TKP (www.teachingkidsprogramming.org). TKP has worked with teachers and kids world-wide for over 11 years. Although, the courseware is designed to introduce kids ages 10 and up to core computation concepts via Logo-style (turtle) programming, we have found that it's a fun way for adult 'non-programmers' to try out coding in a safe, fun format.

In this group format, the visiting teachers will lead small groups to work together to have fun and experience coding.

This event is members only.

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Stamped Metal Jewelry Mini Workshop with Everthine Jewelry
Dec
18
6:00 PM18:00

Stamped Metal Jewelry Mini Workshop with Everthine Jewelry

Lets get crafty! Aisha of Everthine Jewelry will be hosting a Stamped Metal Jewelry Mini Workshop! Learn how to use metal stamps to create your own custom charms that will then be made into a necklace. Aisha will share all of her tips and tricks to help you create charms that carry a message that will empower you every day. Learn the basics of metal stamping while visiting with your fellow witches and leave with a kick-ass necklace for yourself or to give as a gift! All materials and tools supplied.

This event is members only.

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Putting Personality in Your Presentation with Leveled
Dec
13
8:30 AM08:30

Putting Personality in Your Presentation with Leveled

When it comes time to present to a group, we all want to put our most professional foot forward - but you don't have to leave your personality in your seat. This workshop explores ways to authentically inject your persona into your presentation without distracting from your message - whether you created the deck, or not. Participants will leave with tools for organizing content, punching up key points, and ID'ing opportunities for personalization.

This event is members only.

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Astrological Altars with The Future
Dec
11
6:00 PM18:00

Astrological Altars with The Future

Work with astrologer and witch Lacey Prpic Hedtke to create an altar based on your own astrological chart. Learn which crystals, plants and candles to place on your altar to work with specific planets in your chart or that are currently affecting your chart. Everyone will go home with the beginning of an astrological altar, their birth chart, and a deeper sense of how to work magic with their personal astrology.

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