Our Events

  • May 20, 2021
    9:30 am - 10:30 am

Your takeaways for this event: What it means to Recognize, Develop, and Seize the opportunity A peek behind the curtain of the TEDx process The impactful lessons I learned as a result of the experience Rene’ Johnston is the owner and founder of Employee Engagement Solutions. Her organization specializes in improving culture, retention, and profitability (more…)


  • June 17, 2021
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

As a deeply creative spirit with sparkle in her soul, Suzanne Castle recognized early on the importance of art to capture our attention.  The joy-filled ability to recreate the world and allow it to glimmer anew – the “sparkle factor” – is a necessary and too often neglected piece of our humanity and thriving.  Suzanne’s (more…)


  • July 15, 2021
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

I am a financial advisor at Anderson Wealth Management Group where I bring a long-established commitment to helping individuals address their financial concerns and develop strategies through understanding their specific needs.  My mission is simple: I believe that knowledge is power and a sound investment planning experience begins with a personalized plan, continues with regular (more…)


  • October 21, 2021
    5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Julie Markee is a lifelong entrepreneur who started her first business at the age of 12. In 2011, she founded Key Process Innovations, a firm focused on strengthening organizations by unwrapping the potential which has been largely untapped while also developing processes and systems which are critical for growth. She is a graduate of the (more…)


  • November 18, 2021
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

  “You cannot change your yesterday, but you can inspire your tomorrow.” (Dorice Horenstein) I conjured this statement as I developed my next calling! Hi friends, I was born and raised in Israel and moved to Portland after completing my service as an officer in the Israel Defense Forces. I worked in Jewish education for (more…)


  • December 7, 2021
    5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Rose Jubb is an Image Strategist and Wardrobe Stylist dedicated to helping professional women create an image that works for them AND attracts their ideal life. This results in improved confidence and a powerful professional image that closes! Join us for a fun and festive Holiday Cocktails & Conversation, where your takeaways will be: The (more…)


Call for Speakers

WIFS offers a variety of educational opportunities to our members, including monthly Education Webinars, quarterly Leadership Webinars, special presentations and our annual National Conference. We are always looking for dynamic presentations and world-class content to provide the insight and education our members need to grow their businesses. Qualified speakers gain national exposure and the opportunity to generate future business.

We invite you to share your passion and expertise with our members. Our selection task force reviews applications throughout the year. We look forward to receiving your application. Please submit completed applications to programs.wifsportland@gmail.com

Who should apply

We invite industry thought leaders and members with professional speaking experience to submit an application. 

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