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Junior League of Washington to Celebrate International Women’s Day with Women’s Leadership Breakfast
SoulCycle CEO Melanie Whelan to Deliver Keynote Address at March 8 Event
Washington, DC – On Thursday, March 8, International Women’s Day, the Junior League of Washington (JLW) will hold its Women’s Leadership Breakfast. This event will unite current and emerging female leaders from the business, political, and nonprofit worlds to celebrate women’s accomplishments, acknowledge and dismantle obstacles, and map out a future where women not only thrive but lead the way.
SoulCycle CEO Melanie Whelan will deliver a keynote address before joining a panel of female leaders from Washington, DC. By convening this breakfast, JLW hopes to cultivate relationships among emerging women leaders and empower them as agents of action, justice, and change.
What: Junior League of Washington’s Women’s Leadership Breakfast
Who: Keynote address by Melanie Whelan, CEO, SoulCycle
When: Thursday, March 8, 2018 (International Women’s Day)
7:30 – 9:30 a.m.
Why: Behind every strong female leader is a team of other strong women. As part of its mission to help women develop and fulfill their potential, JLW has been nurturing female civic leaders in the Washington, DC, area for 105 years. The Junior League of Washington’s Women’s Leadership Breakfast will showcase and celebrate how women, can, have, and must support other women in the many roles they play – as leaders, peers, colleagues, friends, sisters, mothers, and volunteers.
ABOUT THE JUNIOR LEAGUE OF WASHINGTON
The Junior League of Washington (www.jlw.org) is a nonprofit organization of more than 2,300 women who annually donate thousands of dollars and volunteer hours to the Washington, DC, metropolitan area. JLW is committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable. JLW focuses its financial and volunteer resources on the issues of literacy – adult, child, and cultural – and works with a diverse group of community partners. Since 1912, JLW has donated more than five million hours of direct volunteer service and more than $5.8 million to the Washington, DC, community.