Women’s Philanthropy Forum

Women’s Philanthropy Forum – 2018

On March 8, 2018, the Women’s Fund celebrated International Women’s Day with 120 friends at the Women’s Philanthropy Forum. Guests heard from Dr. Christine Whelan about what it means to live “life on purpose” and how you can reach your goals by adopting a purpose mindset. Thank you to all who joined us for an inspiring afternoon!  Hope to see you in 2019!

Finding Your Purpose, presented by Christine B. Whelan, Ph.D.

Uncover your own sense of purpose by exploring what matters most to you and learn how to make an impact by embracing a purpose mindset. Dr. Whelan’s interactive presentation will help you live a more purposeful life by helping you identify your passions, and demonstrating how taking small steps right now can make an impact on you and your community. By learning how to harness your talents, interests, and values, you will be able to take action, address problems, create solutions, and touch the lives of others.

Dr. Christine B. Whelan is a clinical professor in the School of Human Ecology at the University of Wisconsin – Madison and director of MORE: Money, Relationships and Equality. She is the author of four books, including The Big Picture: A Guide to Finding your Purpose in Life. Whelan earned a masters and doctorate from the University of Oxford and has been published in The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post and The New York Times, among other national outlets. She has appeared live on television programs and radio programs across the nation.