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Meet the ATHENA Young Professional Finalists!

Meet the ATHENA Young Professional Finalists!

We're excited to give you the opportunity to get to know our ATHENA Young Professional Finalists! Women's Network recognizes three individuals each year for their exemplary work in their profession, their devotion of time and energy to their community, and for serving...

Carrie D. Francke Scholarship Open!

Carrie D. Francke Scholarship Open!

Each year, Women’s Network provides a $1,000 scholarship in memory of Carrie D. Francke. Carrie was ambitious, completing a political science degree at MU in three years, followed by earning journalism and law degrees. She served as Senator John Danforth’s press...



Spring Mixer: Margaritas & Mutts

Join Women's Network for our annual Spring Mixer: Margaritas and Mutts! Not only will we enjoy casual networking, but we'll welcome Central Missouri Humane...

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June Lucheon

Presented by: Welcome Sponsor: Columbia Independent School A Year of Magic Moments Join us for the final luncheon of our program year where we...

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“Women’s Network has connected me in the community in ways I never thought possible; it is the single best decision I have made in my path as a leader.”

-Michele Batye

 “Being on Steering for the first time has been empowering for my professional development as a leader.”

-Dr. Janice Dawson Threat

“My favorite part of Women’s Network is connecting and meeting new people and the Changing the Odds Committee.”

-Nadia Ryakhmyatullov

Michele Curry

“My favorite part of Women’s Network is all the connections I’ve made by getting involved with committees.”

-Michele Curry

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