There’s no shortage of opportunities to get involved in after being confirmed as a new EWL member and attending orientation. EWL is a "choose your own adventure" type of group, and committee leaders, TEMPO staff and fellow EWL members can help you navigate the combination of activities that work best with your schedule and desired engagement level.  


  • Two TEMPO Milwaukee Program Meetings (January and April)*
  • Five Professional Development sessions (February, May, June, October, December)*
  • Three EWL Program Meetings (February, May, November)
  • New Member Orientation session
  • EWL Explores social outings 
  • Signature All-Day Professional Development Event (September)
  • TEMPO Milwaukee Holiday Party (December)*
  • *indicates joint programming with TEMPO Milwaukee members


  • Participate in EWL Connects – peer mentoring circles with up eight Emerging Women Leaders; most groups typically meet every six weeks
  • Be paired with a TEMPO Milwaukee member mentor in the 1-to-1 Mentoring Program; matches meet at a minimum once every other month for one year


  •  Participate in our pilot mentoring partnership with PEARLS for Teen Girls' junior staff
  •  Education around Milwaukee community challenges, diversity, inclusion and equity
  •  Connect with local non-profit board/committee openings and other volunteer opportunities 


  • Joining a committee is a great way to engage with a smaller group of EWL members, showcase your leadership abilities, and have an impact on the organization. Furthermore, active committee members are most likely to ascend into EWL leadership roles which include committee chair and vice chair positions, or one of four EWL Leadership Co-Chairs.
  • Committee opportunities include:
    • Communications
    • Community Involvement
    • Engagement
    • EWL Connects
    • 1-to-1 Mentoring
    • Nominations
    • Professional Development Event
    • Programming
    • TEMPO Leadership Event
    • TEMPO Mentor Event


  •  Access to the TEMPO Milwaukee and Emerging Women Leaders directory (printed and online)
  •  Access to EWL private Facebook group
  •  Connect with exceptional professional women from diverse industries and with an array of skillsets