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What She Said: Powered by Purpose

March 22 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm


On Wednesday, March 22nd, W Hotels is bringing the next installment of What She Said to W Minneapolis – The Foshay. What She Said is a series of conversations celebrating individuality and inclusivity while tackling the key issues of our day from a uniquely female point of view. 

This installment, Powered by Purpose, will celebrate and highlight the importance of female connection and generational impact in honor of International Women’s Month. Join us for a night of cocktails, conversation & inspiration to celebrate the fearless female voices in our city. You will leave feeling inspired to empower other women in your own unique space.

Our panel will feature 5 female leaders from our community in a guided panel discussion around leveraging relationships, investing together and building impact that reaches beyond yourself.

Michelle Benson, Vice President of Marketing and Communication at Minneapolis Foundation, will guide the discussion with our panelists:

Sondra Samuels – President and CEO of Northside Achievement Zone

Sianneh Mulbah – Chief People Officer at Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx

Kathleen Cannon – Executive Director at Girls on the Run Minnesota

Mary Logendran – Assistant Vice President at Huntington National Bank


5:00PM – 6:00PM: Mix and Mingle

6:00PM – 7:30PM: Panel Discussion

7:00PM – 8:30PM: Cocktail and Connections

All tickets will include a complimentary signature cocktail, and light appetizers. 50% of proceeds will be dedicated as a scholarship to sponsor participants in Girls on the Run.

Complimentary coat check and valet parking at $10 daily rate available upon arrival.


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The W Minneapolis – The Foshay
812 Marquette Ave
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