TEMPO Milwaukee News

New Members Fuel TEMPO Milwaukee's Emerging Women Leaders Initiative
Program adds 69 mid-career professionals from broad array of businesses and industries. Learn more here.

Women Supporting Women in Business and Beyond
In this podcast, Elizabeth Kay talks with Emerging Women Leaders member Beth Loebl and her mentor, TEMPO member Kris Naidl, about their experience in the EWL 1-to-1 mentoring program and how it's impacted their professional and personal lives. Listen here.

The Power of Women Supporting Other Women
In this podcast, TEMPO's President and CEO Jen Dirks along with their Director of Membership and Programs, Marit Harm, join host Elizabeth Kay to talk more in depth about this growing organization, their upcoming luncheon and how you can get involved. Listen here.

Rent the Runway Co-Founder Highlights TEMPO Milwaukee Leadership Event
Jenny Fleiss, co-founder of Rent the Runway, was the featured speaker at TEMPO Milwaukee's 13th Annual Leadership Event. Read more here.

TEMPO Milwaukee Foundation Announces Inaugural Continuing Education Grant Recipients
Two grants totaling $15,000 awarded to local women. Read more here.

TEMPO Milwaukee's Emerging Women Leaders Initiative Surpasses 100
Mid-career professionals drawn from broad array of area businesses and industries. Read more here.

TEMPO Milwaukee Foundation Announces $15,000 Continuing Education Grant for Professional Women
The TEMPO Milwaukee Foundation, the 501(c)3 charitable arm of TEMPO Milwaukee, is accepting applications for the first-ever Continuing Education Grant through March 2, 2018. Read more here.

Moving from #MeToo to #TimesUp
TEMPO Milwaukee Board Member and Communications Committee Chair Lori Richards penned an op-ed for the Milwaukee Business Journal. 

TEMPO Milwaukee Survey: More Than Two-Thirds of Respondents Say They've Experienced Sexual Harassment on the Job
In the wake of mounting sexual harassment allegations against the nation's cultural and political elite - effectively lifting the cone of silence surrounding sexual misconduct in the workplace - Milwaukee's women business leaders are bringing awareness about the issue to a local level. Read more here.

TEMPO Milwaukee Announces New Board Chair, 2017/18 Board Slate
TEMPO Milwaukee has appointed Tami Garrison, community affairs with MillerCoors, to board chair. Read more here.

President & CEO Pens International Women's Day Op-Ed
Jennifer Dirks shares practical steps you can take today to close the gender wage gap in the Journal Sentinel. Read the op-ed here.

TEMPO Milwaukee to Honor Cristy Garcia-Thomas, Dr. Vicki Martin, GE Healthcare at 2017 Mentor Awards
Annual event celebrating mentoring and education to be held Feb. 16, 2017. Read more here.

Emerging Women Leaders Initiative Expands in Second Year
TEMPO Milwaukee announces the addition of 30 participants to its Emerging Women Leaders initiative for 2017. The program provides professional development and networking for mid-career women executives, along with events, mentoring and community involvement opportunities. Read the news release here.

BizTimes' November "Coffee Break" Features Dirks
TEMPO Milwaukee's President and CEO, Jen Dirks, was featured in the November 28 "Coffee Break" - a regular Q&A feature in BizTimes. Read it here.

TEMPO Milwaukee President and CEO Jen Dirks on the Gender Wage Gap
Jen Dirks, TEMPO Milwaukee president and CEO, examines complex causes and effects of the gender wage gap in an op-ed featured in the Biz Times Milwaukee Biz Blog. Read the op-ed here. 

Author Tommy Spaulding to Headline TEMPO Milwaukee's 11th Annual Leadership Event
TEMPO Milwaukee to welcome best-selling author and leadership expert Tommy Spaulding on Oct. 13, 2016. Read the news release here.

TEMPO Milwaukee Board of Directors Adds Two Members, New Positions
The organization has announced several changes among its Board of Directors for 2016-17, as approved by membership at the April 21 annual meeting. Read the news release here.

Opinion: Let's celebrate women year-round
We recognized International Women's Day on March 8 with an op-ed by President & CEO Jennifer Dirks in the Journal Sentinel. Read it here.

TEMPO Milwaukee to Honor Christy Brown, Peggy Troy, Quarles & Brady LLP at 2016 Mentor Awards
Annual event celebrating mentoring and education to be held Feb. 18, 2016. Read the news release here.

TEMPO Milwaukee Foundation efforts featured in Shepherd Express
The organization's 501(3)(c) Foundation was highlighted in the publication's "Heroes of the Week" column. Read the article here.

TEMPO Milwaukee Introduces Program for Next Generation of Women Leaders
Emerging women leaders program nurtures future TEMPO Milwaukee members. Click here to read the news release. 

TEMPO Milwaukee to Host 10th Annual Leadership Event on Oct. 22 
Click here to read the news release.

"Traffic Calming" Murals Go Down in Milwaukee's Washington Park Neighborhood
TEMPO Milwaukee partnered with Habitat for Humanity and Thrivent Financial to paint murals in two Milwaukee intersections. Watch the CBS 58 news coverage here.

TEMPO Milwaukee Joins Play It Forward Wisconsin Coalition and Pledges Support of Proposed Arena
Click here to read the news release. 



TEMPO Milwaukee Sponsors and Participates in Mentoring Monday
Read here the impact of the 2015 Milwaukee Business Journal's Mentoring Monday

Milwaukee Magazine Exceptional Wom
en 2015
TEMPO Milwaukee is featured in Milwaukee Magazine's Exceptional Women of 2015!  Check out the photo here!



Meet TEMPO Milwaukee's New CEO Jennifer Dirks
Watch this brief video introduction to learn more about TEMPO Milwaukee's new CEO Jennifer Dirks - her background, career track, professional accomplishments and her community involvement.