Metro Women Connect

Engaging companies to collaborate on advancing women’s leadership and development in the Des Moines metro area.

Mission:

Metro Women Connect is a community of organizational leaders dedicated to improving women’s leadership Metro Women Connect logocompetencies by engaging. women in the Des Moines metro area through sharing best practices, connecting people and providing professional development opportunities.

 

MWC Member Company Expectations

  • Member companies will appoint a primary and alternate member to participate in MWC meetings.
  • Meetings are held monthly either in person or via conference call.
  • Member companies are expected to be represented by at least one of their members who will attend 80% of the monthly meetings.
  • The primary member will vote on behalf of the member company when votes are required. The alternate member has proxy if the primary member is not in attendance at the MWC meeting. 
  • If a company is not represented at a MWC meeting, as long as a simple majority is present, the group may vote without the absent company’s representation. All votes are documented in meeting minutes.
  • Member companies will contribute $3,000 annually which provides 10 seats at no additional cost to cover paid admission to professional development events offered by MWC throughout the calendar year.
  • MWC members (primary and alternates) will be actively engaged in meetings, special projects and/or one or more of the subcommittees that plan and execute MWC events. 
  • Members are encouraged to consider how to leverage member company’s resources (i.e. speakers, meeting space, IT, printing, marketing) to the benefit of MWC.

Members

Aureon

American Enterprise Group

BrownWinick Law Firm

DART

Davis Brown Law Firm

Delta Dental of Iowa

DuPont Pioneer/Corteva

EMC

Employee & Family Resources

Ernst & Young LLP

Fareway Stores, Inc.

Farm Bureau Financial Services

Flynn Wright

Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa

Greater Des Moines Partnership

GuideOne Insurance

Hy-Vee, Inc.

Iowa State University, College of Business

Lincoln Savings Bank

Nationwide

NCMIC

Pella Corporation

Prairie Meadows

Principal

Renewable Energy Group, Inc.

United Way of Central Iowa

UnityPoint

Wells Fargo

West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce

How to Contact Us

To learn more about Metro Women Connect, Contact bobbi.segura@wlcglobal.org