Members in the News

Cathy Benko appointed to Nike's Board of Directors
On July 12, NIKE, Inc. announced that IWF NorCal member Cathy Benko has joined Nike's Board of Directors. Cathy is also vice chair and managing principal of the consulting firm Deloitte LLP. “Cathy’s proven leadership in advising the world’s most influential technology companies will be a tremendous benefit to Nike’s digital transformation,” said Mark Parker, Chairman, President and CEO of NIKE, Inc. Read more.

The Legacy Foundation

The 2018 Legacy Foundation Annual Report is now available here!

Save the Dates! 
Legacy Foundation Open House: September 26
Legacy Foundation Celebration Event: October 3

Member Resources

Call for nominations to 2019 Board of Directors!
If you wish to nominate a candidate for the Board of Directors and/or to Chair the Programs Committee, please send an email to by Tuesday, August 28!

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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.


Kathyrn Johnson: #ShesGotHerBack
On July 26, IWF member and co-founder of Collective Impact Partners Kathryn Johnson was awarded the #ShesGotHerBack Award at the US National Committee for UN Women: San Francisco Bay Area Chapter's Annual Meeting & Celebration. Kathryn spoke about an inspiring vision of gender equality and offered hopeful strategies to get there. Kathryn is Strategic Advisor for USNC UN Women and is pictured here with IWF member and USNC UN Women Bay Area Chapter President Amy Logan.

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

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

2018-2019 Theatre Season
September 2018 - April 2019 | Various Bay Area Theatres

2nd Annual Golf Scramble
Thursday, September 20 | Oakland

Legacy Foundation Open House
Wednesday, September 26 | San Francisco

East Bay Supper Club: Featuring Eva Paterson
Wednesday, October 3 | Lafayette

Behind the Scenes: San Francisco Airport
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 | Peninsula 

Musical: Come From Away
Sunday, January 20, 2019 | San Francisco 

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

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