Event Recap/The Man Event

The Man Event

Host / Mia / May 2016

Last night at Mia, we opened the conversation to ALL. The panel of men has been in the works at MPLS MadWomen since the start of the organization. No questions were off limits —not even the tough ones—for Moderator, Jessica Nordell. At times things were tense, maybe even awkward, and the panelists? Slightly sweaty. Ed Huerta-Margotta, Director of Talent Acquisition, Carmichael Lynch , Joe Cecere, President & Chief Creative Officer, Little + Co, Chris Lawrence, Director of Account Management, Fallon and Maxwell Twum, Assistant Account Executive, BBDO, opened up to the audience for candid conversation and insightful discussion at #TheManEvent that did not disappoint.

Event Recap / How Did They Do That?

How did they do that?

Host / Lakes & Legends / Mar 2016

Over 200 people were in attendance last night when the 2016 Mpls MadWomen event series opened at Lakes & Legends Brewing Company. It was the first time an event has been held somewhere other than an agency. This year will be a year of many firsts for Mpls MadWomen. We’re seeking larger venues to accommodate more people, sponsorship to make events possible and support from eager advocates to help share our mission.
Our #HowDidTheyDoThat? panel of speakers have taken on a variety of challenging endeavors. Everything from taking on a job with unique and unfamiliar territory, quitting a job to go freelance, starting a business from the ground up, navigating a career path across for-profit and nonprofit sectors and overcoming personal challenges to, ultimately, find professional success—not easy tasks. We asked them for the hard truth. What did they do when things came up that weren’t easy to figure out? How did they do that?



Event Recap / Closing the Deal

Closing the Deal

Host / Olson / Oct 2015

Last night the MPLS MadWomen hosted an event on Closing the Deal. Margaret Murphy, President of Olson was our speaker. She kicked things off with her earliest memory of successfully closing the deal. At the young age of 17, she convinced a fast-food restaurant to keep their soon to be closing drive-thru open under her supervision. Since then, she’s built a career on mastering the art of selling and client services. Here are her 5 powerful ways to win, get what you want and #CloseTheDeal.


Mpls MadWomen Event at Space150

Event Recap / OwnItMSP

Own Your Confidence

Host / Space150 / June 2015

Confidence is a feeling. It’s not something you can add to your cart at Confidence.com—although that would be convenient. It strikes a chord across genders, industries and mastering the art of confidence takes work. Minneapolis MadWomen Laura Nelli, Meghan Wilker, Alex Steinman, Jana Shortal, Natalie Lutz and Jen Sinkler share their stories and experiences on how they learned to be confident. Take one new idea, feeling, or fact to boost your confidence.