WIL Events

WIL Events

The Pad Project

Monday, December 2, 2019

5:00 - 7:30 pm

at Independence LIVE

1919 Market Street, 2nd Floor 

WIL welcomes Claire Sliney is an Executive Producer of the Oscar-winning documentary short Period. End of Sentence., along with being a Co-Founder of The Pad Project, a nonprofit working to end the poverty and stigma surrounding periods.

Claire Sliney


5:00 - 6:00 p.m. Networking and Registration

6:00 - 6:15 p.m.WIL News and Updates

6:15 - 7:30 p.m. WIL Program



WIL members and guests attending for the first time attend free.

Returning Guests: $35.

Student Guests: $15.


Guests are welcome!

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Inaugural WIL Travel Book Club Discussion

Our first selection is Love at the Border: An Adoption Memoir from Mexico by WIL’s own Anna Maria DiDio.  Love at the Border provides a rare look into the international adoption of an older child and speaks to all blended families as mother and daughter endeavor to bridge two worlds.

Registration available here.

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Puentes de Salud (Bridges of Health) with Alexandra Wolkoff: A multi-disciplinary approach to health and wellness for migrant women, based in South Philadelphia.

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

You Don't Have to be Melinda Gates: A panel discussion to how to begin to make a philanthropic difference.

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Street Smart with Anna Bowden, CEO of Street Child US: an organization transforming the lives of child in Africa with low cost solutions for education.

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Around the World with WIL: A panel discussion from the Travel Committee with highlights of WIL trips to Guatemala, Bolivia and Kenya.

Registration information will be posted closer to each program.

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Past Events

June 20, 2018 World Refugee Day

WIL members volunteer for Philadelphia World Refugee Day

June 6, 2018 Member's Summer Party

WIL Members celebrate the 2017-2018 successful season of programs and events

May 5, 2018 Fundraiser

WIL presents the 2018 Women's Global Empowerment Award to M. Night Shyamalan Foundation and LEWA Wildlife Conservancy for their work to improve lives of women and their families around the world.

FUNraiser - November 5, 2015

WIL's first fundraising event celebrated the organization's tax-exempt status.  Linda Resnick, former president of the organization, received the Bobbie Gohn Inspiration Award for cofounding WIL, as well as dedicating her nonprofit experience and activism for women’s rights to WIL. Leigh Carter, founding director of Fonkoze USA, received the Microfinance Innovator Award on behalf of Fonkoze for providing services to over 200,000 clients in Haiti. KPMG received the Corporate Supporter Award for serving as WIL’s principal corporate sponsor at that time.


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