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    • May 14, 2024
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • The Madison Club

    Tuesday, May 14 | The Madison Club

     Networking: 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 

     Program:  12:15 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. 

    Join us on Tuesday,  May 14  for a presentation by Ashley Quinto Powell--author, speaker and entrepreneur--on executive motherhood.

    Ashley Quinto Powell will dig deep into why we need women in the room - and at the top, as well as how you can have it all without doing it all. This talk will cover the importance of a powerful network and how to build it.

    About Ashley Quinto Powell: 

    Ashley is the author of Executive Motherhood: The Art of Having it All Without Doing it All and the Founder of the Virtual Assistant Agency myVA Rocks. She lives in Madison with her husband and two children.

    Learn more about Ashley here.

    Meeting Sponsored By:

     Luncheon Choices for May:

    1. Regular Entrée: Norwegian Salmon.Fried Wild Mushrooms, Grilled Asparagus, Sweet Pea Slaw, Soy Broth Spinach-Sorrel Salad, Strawberry, Feta, Toasted Walnuts, Rhubarb Vinaigrette
    2. Vegetarian Entrée: Spring Onion Risotto.Roasted Oyster Mushroom, Charred Pearl Onions, Laurel Oil

    You must register by Wednesday, May 8.

    • June 11, 2024
    • 11:15 AM - 1:00 PM
    • The Madison Club

    Tuesday, June 11, 2024

    Speed Networking Session: 11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. (register in advance)

    Regular Networking: 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

     Lunch and Program:  12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m

    Join us on Tuesday, June 11 for TEMPO Madison's Annual Meeting and June Luncheon! You'll hear from TEMPO Madison leadership, meet our 2024 scholarship recipients and vote on our new Board Slate.

    We are excited to once again offer the opportunity to speed-network with your fellow TEMPO Madison members before the meeting!

    Luncheon Choices for June:

    Regular Entrée: Seared Chicken BreastGrilled Asparagus, Roasted Red Pepper, Herbed Quinoa, Pea Shoot Pesto

    Vegetarian Entrée: Summer Vegetable CarbonaraRegatoni, Zucchini, Bell Peppers, Roasted Cherry Tomato, Grana Padano, Fines Herbs

    If you plan to attend, you must register by Wednesday, June 5 


    Cancellation Policy 

    Due to the commitment for products and services that TEMPO Madison must make, no refunds will be given for  monthly luncheon cancellations that occur 7 days or fewer before the luncheon date. Members who cannot attend the monthly luncheon in-person have the option to use a free livestream of the event.

    • July 09, 2024
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • The Madison Club

    Tuesday, July 9 | The Madison Club

    In-person Networking: 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 

    Program:  12:15 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. 

    Join us on Tuesday,  July 9 for a presentation by Beth Kille, music director for Girls Rock Camp Madison

    Girls and Ladies Rock Camp Madison has been empowering people though music for fifteen years. Beth Kille will provide a brief overview of the program and its history during this presentation.

    About Beth Kille:  

    ​​Beth Kille is an award-winning singer-songwriter from Madison, WI who has been performing her original music since 2000. In addition to performing with Beth Kille Band, she is also a member of the trio Gin, Chocolate & Bottle Rockets and the duo Kerosene Kites. When not performing, Beth serves as the Music Director/Songwriting Instructor for Girls Rock Camp Madison, the co-founder/producer of Flannel Fest, producer/engineer at Studio Gusto, and she is a mom. She's been teaching songwriting to writers of all ages, genres and experience levels for over a decade. She released her first book, “Embrace Your Authentic Songwriter: How & Why to Play Your Own Tune” in December of 2023. Her mission in life is to inspire all to embrace their creativity.

    Learn more at

    In Person Luncheon Choices for July:

    1. Regular Entrée |  Herb Crusted Baseball SteakRoasted Summer Squash, Grilled Green Onion, Purple Cauliflower Purée, Port Wine Reduction
    2. Vegetarian EntréeShiso-Herb (Basil, Mint) Salad (GF)Vitruvian Baby Greens, Compressed Melon, Cucumber, Lemongrass-Ginger Vinaigrette

    You must register by Wednesday, July 3.

Past Monthly Programs

April 09, 2024 April 2024 Luncheon | Femmestival: A Case Study in Small-Scale Affirmative Action
March 12, 2024 March 2024 Luncheon | AI Unveiled: The Road to Equitable and Responsible Innovation
February 13, 2024 February 2024 Luncheon | Women and Culture in the Military with Lt. Colonel Shannon Hellenbrand
January 09, 2024 January 2024 Luncheon | Virtual Only “Just Be A Stay At Home Mom”: Gender and Equity Challenges in Child Care and a Vision for the Future
December 12, 2023 December 2023 Luncheon | Virent Research Manager Dana Hatch
November 14, 2023 November 2023 Luncheon | The Black Business Hub: Transforming the Madison Region’s Black Entrepreneurial Community from Disparity to Prosperity.
October 10, 2023 October 2023 Luncheon | Navigating Challenges and Building Excellence at UW–Madison
September 12, 2023 September 2023 Luncheon | Making Home in the Dairyland: Histories of Latinos in Wisconsin
August 08, 2023 August 2023 Luncheon | What’s Canoe With You? The Lake Mendota Canoes.
July 11, 2023 July 2023 Luncheon | The State of Tourism in Madison
June 20, 2023 June 2023 Annual Meeting and Luncheon
May 09, 2023 May 2023 Luncheon | State of the Media: How Newspapers are Evolving to Serve Communities
May 02, 2023 TEMPOShares Experience!
March 14, 2023 March 2023 Luncheon | Madison Symphony Orchestra: Evolving for a Successful Future
February 14, 2023 February 2023 Luncheon | Madison’s Great Opportunity: The Centering of Black Excellence and Culture
January 10, 2023 January 2023 Luncheon | Madison Black Chamber of Commerce
December 13, 2022 December 2022 Luncheon | 2022 Election: Looking back and looking ahead
November 08, 2022 November 2022 Luncheon | Leading in Complex Times
September 13, 2022 September 2022 Luncheon: Leveraging Technology & Public Data to Generate Change
August 09, 2022 August 2022 Luncheon: Lessons from Hmong Women about Media Entrepreneurship
July 12, 2022 July 2022 Luncheon | Mother Wisdom: Centering Interdependence in an Era of Climate Crisis and Ecological Loss
June 14, 2022 June 2022 Annual Meeting and Luncheon
May 10, 2022 May 2022 Luncheon | Alice in Dairyland: One Woman's Impact on Wisconsin's #1 Industry Over 75 Years
April 12, 2022 April 2022 Luncheon | Taking Up Space: Women Creating Change for Future Generations
March 08, 2022 March 2022 Luncheon: Food Fight – Madison’s Homegrown Restaurant Group
February 08, 2022 February 2022 Luncheon: Behavioral Finance: Set Yourself Up For Success with Linda Lepe
January 11, 2022 January 2022 Luncheon: A Passion for Prevention with Dr. Jasmine Zapata
December 14, 2021 December 2021 Luncheon: Powering Forward Sustainably: Targeting Net-Zero Carbon Electricity with Jeff Keebler
November 09, 2021 November 2021 Luncheon: Finding My Voice with Sandy Eichel
September 14, 2021 September 2021 Luncheon: Owning a Travel Business During A Global Pandemic
August 10, 2021 August Luncheon | Mission Critical: MMoCA Post-Pandemic and Beyond
July 13, 2021 July Luncheon| Divine Nine: Black Greek Letter Sororities
June 08, 2021 June Luncheon and Annual Meeting
May 11, 2021 May Luncheon: KIVA Loans….Putting Dreams to Work One Small Business Loan at a Time!
April 13, 2021 April Luncheon: Linda Greene
March 09, 2021 March Luncheon: The Changing Landscape of Senior Living
February 09, 2021 February Luncheon: State of the News Media
January 12, 2021 January Luncheon: How COVID is Changing the Arts and Culture in Madison
December 08, 2020 December 2020 Virtual Luncheon: Women’s Leadership in 2020 with Andrea Schneider
November 10, 2020 November Luncheon: 2020 Election Analysis with Charles Franklin
October 29, 2020 2020 Virtual TEMPOShares
October 13, 2020 October 2020 Virtual Luncheon: TEMPO Madison Connects
September 08, 2020 September 2020 Virtual Luncheon: Outspoken: Why Women’s Voices Get Silenced and How to Set Them Free
August 11, 2020 August Luncheon: Implicit Bias with Deborah Biddle
June 09, 2020 Annual Meeting and Luncheon with WCO's Andrew Sewell and Joe Loehnis
May 12, 2020 May 2020 Virtual Luncheon with Richard Davidson
March 10, 2020 March 2020 Luncheon
February 11, 2020 February 2020 Luncheon
January 14, 2020 January TEMPO Luncheon
December 10, 2019 December 2019 TEMPO Luncheon
November 12, 2019 November 2019 TEMPO Luncheon
September 10, 2019 September 2019 TEMPO Luncheon
July 09, 2019 TEMPO Luncheon

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TEMPO Madison is an invitation only, peer-to-peer organization in greater Madison that connects women leaders with diverse backgrounds and experience to support, advise, learn and create relationships with one another. Membership is comprised on approximately 230 women in executive and leadership roles. 

Dedicated to shaping the climate and culture of our community by allowing future generations of women to succeed, TEMPO Madison continues to grow, adapt and change.


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