Newsletter September 2021

Focusing on Engagement A message from WPF President, Ashley Madden When I started envisioning how 2021 would look for Women’s Professional Forum at the beginning of my term as President, I kept coming back to a theme of “Engage and Retain.”  I wanted WPF to continue to be a haven of inspiration, friendships, and social…

Newsletter August 2021

Not Where We Want to Be A message from WPF President, Ashley Madden Greetings to all of my WPF Sisters!  I’m writing you here at the end of July in a last-minute revision of my President’s Message.  Two weeks ago, I wrote the article I have been waiting to write all year.  You know, the…

Newsletter July 2021

Transitioning to our New Normal A message from WPF President, Ashley Madden Summer salutations to all my wonderful WPF Sisters!  It is so hard to believe we are already in July.  I’ve been savoring the small wonders and pleasures of summer – enjoying the hydrangeas in my garden, sipping iced tea (okay, maybe sometimes wine…

Newsletter May 2021

From WPF Foundation A message from WPF Foundation President, Jean Pudlo This past week, as the WPF Foundation considered it’s 2021 round of grants, one couldn’t help but look back on 2020. Times were hard for everyone.  We had to make major adjustments to our schedules, our ways of shopping for necessities, how we interacted…

Newsletter April 2021

Taking Time for Self-Care A message from WPF President, Ashley Madden I’m now in my 8th tax season as a CPA (time flies!) and this time of year is, without a doubt, my most rewarding but also the busiest time of my annual work calendar.   No matter how much I plan in January and…

Newsletter December 2020

Reflections on an Unprecedented Year A message from WPF President, Adrienne Jandler What a year it’s been! I can say with certainty, it has not been the year I’d planned for my Presidency of WPF, and yet through all the challenges, it has shown me (perhaps you, too) what a remarkable sisterhood we share. I’ve…

Newsletter November 2020

Together We Stand A message from WPF President, Adrienne Jandler December 2019 November 2019 October 2019 September 2019 August 2019 July 2019 June 2019 May 2019 April 2019 March 2019 February 2019 January 2019 As I sit here writing, mere days away from election day, I feel the ever-present weight of anticipation, anxiety and readiness…

Newsletter October 2020

Being the Change A message from WPF President,  Adrienne Jandler One thing that working from home during the pandemic has afforded is lots of time for self-reflection. It’s been a great time to consider where I am at this point in my life, and if I am happy with what I see. It’s also been…

Newsletter September 2020

New Season, New Opportunities A message from WPF President, Adrienne Jandler As we wind down the summer, I’m looking forward to cooler temperatures, the changing of the leaves and the sense of renewal that seems to accompany the shift in the seasons. I can almost taste the crispness of the air on a fall morning,…