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NDWN's Annual Training & Woman of the Year Celebration

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Posted 8/18/17 (Fri)

NDWN's Annual Training & Woman of the Year Celebration

Please join the North Dakota Women's Network on Saturday, October 21st, 2017 at the Clubhouse Hotel, 4400 15th Ave S. in Fargo for our Annual Training and Woman of the Year Celebration!


Ally 101: Standing Up With Communities of Color 1-5pm

This interactive workshop will educate attendees about the issue of racism and oppression in North Dakota and provide them with the skills necessary to be a better ally and bystander to communites of color. More details and agenda to follow.

Celebration: 2017 Woman of the Year, Kathy Hogan 7-9pm

Following the workshop, we will honor the contributions of NDWN's 2017 Woman of the Year, Kathy Hogan.

Kathy has been a tireless advocate for women and families in North Dakota for decades. Human services has been her path and passion, serving as the longtime director of Cass County Social Services until 2008. In 2009, she joined the ND State Legislature where she has advocated for policies that treat people with the dignity and compassion they deserve, particularly in the area of Behavioral Healthcare.  Karla Rose Hanson in her nomination of Kathy said, “Kathy’s astute understanding of public and private health systems, her sensible approach to solutions, and her steady leadership are indispensable. Kathy is both genial and driven; she is both visionary and organized; and she is selfless and tireless. North Dakota families are lucky to have her as a champion on this issue.”

Kathy is also dedicated to seeing more women take the leap to public office.  As a mentor and cheerleader, she provides guidance and wisdom, spending much time encouraging other women to consider serving their communities as public officials.   

We are honored to have Kathy as our 2017 Woman of the Year, Congrats, Kathy!

Event Costs

Ally 101: Standing Up for Communities of Color (1pm-5pm) - $20 for members/ $35 for non members
Woman of the Year Celebration (7pm-9pm) - $40 for members/ $50 for non members
Attend both activities and save - $50 for members/ $80 for non members