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Summer Shebang 0

Summer Shebang

Posted by on May 16, 2018 in Blog, Events, Featured

June 7, 2018, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM Summer Shebang is Back! Come celebrate the start of summer with old friends and new at WXW’s Summer Shebang. There’s no agenda, no program – just fun, food and drinks with cool women like you. Registration includes a Happy Hour Drink ticket and a selection of tasty appetizers:  spinach/artichoke dip with chips, roasted vegetable flatbread, verde chicken flatbread, boneless chicken wings, and calamari – Yum! Revel in Michigan’s summer days with all your favorite friends and business folks. See you there! Join WXW on Thursday, June 7, from 4pm – 6pm, Happy Hour at Bar Louie in Ann Arbor.  Unwind, reconnect with friends, and network with a warm and wonderful group of women! Agenda:           4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Open mingling and networking Cost: $25.00 if you register before June 3 $30.00 if you register after June 3 (includes a Happy Hour Drink ticket and appetizers) Address:               Bar Louie, 401 E. Liberty, Ann Arbor, 48104 Thank you Courtney Boatin and Outlet Creative Group, our June Event Sponsors!...

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It’s Not Me, It’s You – Changing Defensive Communication™ 0

It’s Not Me, It’s You – Changing Defensive Communication™

Posted by on Jan 10, 2018 in Blog, Events, Featured

  3rd Thursday, May 17, 2018, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Mediterrano Restaurant We all know defensiveness when someone acts defensive towards us – and when we are defensive with others. It can be hard to see past defensiveness and know how to navigate it. Come learn all about defensive communication – why we do it, what we can do instead, and how to move ourselves and others beyond a defensive communication climate. Join us Thursday, May 17th, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. and leave prepared for more positive communication! Agenda 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.     Check in, casual mingling, delicious lunch 12:30 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.      Interactive Workshop 1:20 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.         Wrap-up and close Cost $25.00 per adult if you register by May 13th $30.00 per adult if you register after May 13th (includes delicious lunch!) Location Mediterrano Restaurant 2900 South State Street Ann Arbor, MI 48104   Meet your Facilitator: Sarah Brabbs Sarah Brabbs, M.A. author of “So People Say You’re an Asshole: A Book for You, People Who Love You, and People Who Work with You” spends her time training, speaking, and inspiring people to proactively improve their communication skills, experience immediate impactful change, and enjoy deeper, more meaningful and productive relationships both at...

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What sets WXW apart? 0

What sets WXW apart?

Posted by on Mar 2, 2011 in Featured

The Women’s Exchange of Washtenaw (WXW) was developed for women growing successful companies in Michigan and the Midwest. WXW fills a unique and shared need as a business group specifically for women whose companies are in the growth stage. Our events are DIFFERENT because they are INTERACTIVE, OPEN and FUN.  Attendees tell us they’ve never attended an event that was so filled with conversations about real life experiences. Get involved! Volunteer or attend a WXW...

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Empowering women to lead. 0

Empowering women to lead.

Posted by on Mar 2, 2011 in Featured

Since 2007, the Women’s Exchange of Washtenaw (WXW) has been helping women in business. Our all-volunteer, Ann Arbor-based non-profit has operated on a minimal budget while successfully connecting, teaching and inspiring hundreds of women business leaders in Michigan. In 2009, our organization won the Michigan Small Business Administration’s award for “Women in Business Champions of the Year.” WXW is about helping you connect and succeed! Read How to Small Talk for Successful Business Networking for a sample of what WXW is all...

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Tell us your story. 0

Tell us your story.

Posted by on Mar 2, 2011 in Featured

The Women’s Exchange of Washtenaw (WXW) is comprised of hundreds of women business leaders with fascinating stories about their lives, careers, and companies. We believe that we learn the most from those who’ve gone before us. Our events are set up to enable attendees to confidentially share their experiences, learn from each other, and help each other succeed.   Entrepreneur Eleni Kelakos “Whether hanging out and hula hooping at the WXW Summerfest event, participating in a heated, helpful discussion at a breakout session during the WXW Forum, or leading a seminar for WXW attendees, I have been able to catalyze, nurture and develop countless valuable relationships through my involvement with this dynamic organization . Many of these relationships have blossomed into actual, paying business—icing on the cake of the friendships and associations I treasure.” Read more of our Success...

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Sharing real-life experiences 0

Sharing real-life experiences

Posted by on Mar 2, 2011 in Featured

The Women’s Exchange of Washtenaw (WXW) offers informal ways for women in business to connect and mentor each other. We also team up with schools and colleges to mentor students, speak in classrooms, and share our stories. Often through our mentoring experiences, we learn just as those who are being mentored. If you are interested in being a mentor or would like to be mentored by a local business woman, click here.  ...

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