United Way of Greater Rochester's Women's Leadership Council (WLC) is made up of more than 1,700 of Rochester's most inspiring, proactive female leaders who are dedicated to making a positive local impact with an annual gift of $1,000 or more.
WLC members participate in purposeful giving, and enjoy networking opportunities with other women who are making an extraordinary commitment to their community.
INVEST IN RESULTS
United Way’s Women’s Leadership Council (WLC) members are leading the way for a brighter future for Rochester. As a Women’s Leadership Council member, your investment of $1,000 or more each year will help thousands of local people in need while demonstrating your commitment to our community.
MAKE LASTING CONNECTIONS
When you connect with United Way through your Women’s Leadership Council donation, you’ll be connected with other WLC members and thousands of local leaders from all of United Way’s giving societies at member networking events. You’ll also gain access to leadership and career development opportunities. Click here to see a list of the leaders you'll join as a WLC member.
SERVE OUR COMMUNITY
Women’s Leadership Council members are offered opportunities throughout the year to volunteer and participate in community building activities with other local leaders.
JOIN WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP COUNCIL TODAY
Give $1,000 or more per year ($20/week) at your workplace or click here to donate now. You can also Fast Track your gift to help you evolve your philanthropic goals as you continue to increase your giving level. When you take advantage of Fast Track, you will be fully recognized as a member of United Way's Women's Leadership Council, invited to select events and listed as a leadership donor. Fast Track members give $500 in first year of membership, $750 in year two, and $1,000 in your third and final Fast Track year.
2017 WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP COUNCIL "KICK UP YOUR HEELS" CHALLENGE
Any new or increased donations from Women’s Leadership Council members will be matched, up to $55,000, thanks to the generosity of WLC Chair, Lauren Dixon, and Steering Committee members Mary Ellen Burris, Dorothy Coleman, Heather Goodbody, Susan Holliday, Karen Magnuson, Sandy Parker, Donna Shultz, Sharon Stiller, Lori Van Dusen and Mary Worboys-Turner.
Congrats to Nannette Nocon!
Congratulations to Nannette Nocon, Women's Leadership Council member and private wealth adviser for Nocon & Associates, Ameriprise Financial Services Inc., who was honored with the 31st annual Athena Award at the annual Athena Awards, presented by the Women's Council of the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce in January.
Congrats to Melisza Campos!
Congratulations to Melisza Campos, Circulo Latino and Women’s Leadership Council member, who received the Young Professional honor at the annual Athena Awards. The Athena Young Professional Award recognizes emerging leaders who demonstrate excellence, creativity and initiative in their business or profession. Recipients also contribute time and energy to improve the quality of life of others in the community while serving as a role model for young women both personally and professionally