Members in the News

Wendy York-Fess named Dean of Clemson University's College of Business
On May 24, Clemson University announced that IWF NorCal member Wendy York-Fess has been named dean of its College of Business. She will begin her new job in mid-July. Wendy will remain a member of IWF NorCal.
Read press release.

Lisbeth McNabb joins the Linux Foundation as CFO and COO
The Linux Foundation announced on May 14 that IWF NorCal member Lisbeth McNabb is joining the organization as their Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer. Lisbeth will manage the finance and operations teams at the Linux Foundation, which builds and advances open technology. Read press release.

The Legacy Foundation

The IWF NorCal Legacy Foundation is pleased to launch our 2019 Partnership Project selection process! The online application is available here. Applications will be accepted until June 30, 2018.

Member Resources

In the May Newsletter, Kathy Anderson shares highlights and photos from the IWF Cornerstone Conference which was held May 2-4 in Melbourne, Australia. Read now!

The Board recently approved an updated and simplified New Member Nomination Process. Review How to Nominate and send in your new member nominations to

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Visiting IWF Global Members

Are you an IWF member visiting the San Francisco Bay Area? Please contact IWF Northern California's President at to connect with local members while you are in town.


2018 Most Influential Women in Business
The San Francisco Business Times will be honoring over 100 Most Influential Women in Business on June 5, 2018. IWF NorCal congratulates these distinguished women for this recognition – we have 2 members who are being honored with the Inspire Award, 3 members who are being honored as the 2018 Most Influential Women, and 44 past recipients who are now Forever Influential. Read more.

Diversity Matters! Profile Updates

We seek your help to update your profile in the areas of industry, age, race, and ethnicity. Information will not be publicly displayed, but rather it will be used to collect valuable data on who we are and where we stand on diversity. And we look forward to sharing the aggregated results with you.

Congratulations to Linda Graebner who is our raffle winner!

Upcoming Events

Signature Event: New Connections Luncheon 
Saturday, June 23 | San Francisco  

How Women are Leading Reform in Ukraine
Tuesday, July 10 | San Francisco 
East Bay Supper Club: Potluck Dinner

Wednesday, July 11 | Berkeley

Summer Camp
Friday, July 20 - 22 | Pescadero

IWF NorCal Travels to Utah
Friday, August 18 - 23 | Utah

Plan a Pop Up!
Plan a small casual event for members in your neighborhood!

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