Technology United

Tech Week logo

Come Join Technology United Virtually for Milwaukee Tech Week!

Created by the community it serves, Milwaukee Tech Week is a weeklong celebration of tech, designed to connect, educate, and celebrate modern innovation within Southeast Wisconsin.

On October 7, check out a presentation in collaboration with guest speakers from Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin and our Technology United Council for a panel discussion on Robotic Surgery.

Join Tech United virtually on October 7, from 11am to 12pm.

To register for this event, click here.

To learn more about Milwaukee Tech Week and the other events going on that week, click here to view the event calendar.

If you're interested in joining Tech United, reach out to Cassidy Korpela to join our Technology United donor network.

Diversity Leadership Society

Job Seminar

Ignite Your Future in The New World of Work – Job Seminar

ManpowerGroup, in partnership with United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County & Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin, will host a Job Seminar on October 26. This year's event will serve individuals who are looking to find a new job, making a career change, or encountering barriers to securing employment such as the lack of internet access and computer access.

This FREE event will provide tips, tools, and technology to "Ignite Your Future in the New World of Work," and will include a free laptop to the first 100 registrants through United Way's Techquity Initiative. Also included at the event will be a powerful panel discussion, community/educational resources, resume assistance, mentorship opportunities, onsite interviews, and more!

Learn more here.

United for Action and Impact

United for Action & Impact Event Recap

Attendees of the United for Action & Impact (formerly Danishes & Diversity) event on September 19 heard from Nancy Hernandez, members of the Diversity Leadership Society Council, and Shari Campbell of La Casa de Esperanza and Dave Steele of MobiliSE, representing two of our newest Reducing Barriers to Employment funded partners. During their presentation they discussed how their organizations serve BIPOC communities, the impact that United Way's funding makes possible for their clients, and the importance of collaboration for deeper and broader impact.

View the recording here.

Thank you to our partner, Northwestern Mutual, for making this event possible!

Pride United

Pride United

Pride United Funding Update!

Earlier in the year, network members heard about nine different organizations that the Pride United Equity Fund supported in its inaugural year. Our tenth and final funding decision is now official!

Click here to learn more about TRANCE Consulting LLC (featured at the bottom of the blog).

Council Member Recruitment

As Pride United continues to grow, we are looking for additional Council members to join this diverse group of donors!

Learn more about us and check out our current council members by clicking here. If you'd like to learn more, please contact Casey Renn.

Women United

Women's Leadership Council Co-chairs

SPREE is Coming Up!

The Women's Leadership Council is busy planning for the in-person return of SPREE: Shopping for Change.

SPREE is a shopping event for women and women owned business and will be on November 18 at the Saint Kate Hotel. Enjoy a fabulous night of shopping, great food and drink and networking with Greater Milwaukee leaders.

New retailers, live auction, and raffle items have already been secured. Click here to be the first to register.

If you are interested in joining this network of inspiring women, click here or contact Casey Renn to learn more.

Emerging Leaders

Southeast Wisconsin Festival of Books logo

Register to volunteer at the 2022 UW-Milwaukee at Waukesha's Festival of Books Event!

The Emerging Leaders Council is excited to launch our partnership with the Southeast Wisconsin Festival of Books which will be held at the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, Waukesha Campus Library on Saturday, November 5.

Join other Emerging Leaders as they volunteer at this annual event to promote United Way’s Emerging Readers Program and the importance of youth literacy.

Volunteer opportunities include:
  • Reading aloud to children
  • Bundling books for local children in the Emerging Readers program
  • Writing notes of encourage for Emerging Readers
Sign up to register here.

If you are an individual in your 20s, 30s, and 40s and want to be more involved within your local community, contact Stephanie Ziemke for details about how you can become a member and learn more about Emerging Leaders' work.

LINC (Lead. Impact. Network. Change.)

Smiling Baby

Thank You for Your Support!

Thank you to everyone who came out to volunteer and facilitate the Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee Gala on September 23. Without the help of LINC volunteers, the HPGM Gala would not have been possible! All proceeds from the event will help provide professional and academic resources and opportunities for advancement of Latinos in Wisconsin.

LINC is a network of young professionals in their 20s and 30s who contribute $250 to United Way's Community Fund and engage in philanthropic work through specialized volunteer events.

If you want to connect with our area's top young professional talent, reach out to Stephanie Ziemke to learn more!

Retire United

Retire United volunteers

Volunteers Needed! Flashcard Assembly Project

Retired United volunteers are needed to help assemble both reading and math flashcard sets from the comfort of home!

Pick up your supply kit on November 1 or 2 at United Way's Milwaukee or Waukesha offices and return the finished sets November 16 or 17. Each volunteer will assemble 5 sets (4 decks per set.)

This fun and easy project can be done solo, with a friend or with your family. Help local students achieve success this school year!

Register to volunteer here.

If you want to become a member of Retired United, please reach out to Bev Arrowood to learn more!

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