Emerging Women Leaders 
New Members | December 2020

TEMPO Milwaukee's Emerging Women Leaders Welcomes 50 New Members
Membership nearing 300 mid-career professionals in just five years

MILWAUKEE - (December 1, 2020) - TEMPO Milwaukee is pleased to announce continued growth and interest in its Emerging Women Leaders (EWL) group with the recent addition of 50 new members. EWL, which launched in December 2015 with 40 members, provides networking and professional development for high-achieving, accomplished mid-career women. Membership now totals 280+ women leaders representing 180 public, private and nonprofit organizations from throughout southeastern Wisconsin.

"EWL celebrates five years this month, and continues to attract Milwaukee's rising stars, community-minded changemakers and inclusive up-and-coming leaders who want to grow personally and professionally," said Jen Dirks, president and CEO of TEMPO Milwaukee. "Even amid a pandemic, we are seeing record interest in both EWL and TEMPO. More than ever, professional women need space to connect, grow and learn." 

Candidates are admitted to EWL biannually via nomination, based on this participant profile. Among the program’s offerings are professional development, community involvement, and social and networking events. EWL members can also receive individual mentoring by TEMPO Milwaukee members and/or from their EWL peers in a small group setting. EWL members can move into TEMPO Milwaukee once they meet this membership criteria, and with sponsorship/nomination by a TEMPO Milwaukee member. TEMPO Milwaukee membership is currently composed of 440 members who hold senior, executive and C-level roles from 300+ organizations across Southeastern Wisconsin. 

The 50 newest members of EWL are: