Patti Coan, Yoga Instructor and Coach, Samapatti Yoga
The world is reopening, and it's time for us to blossom! After 30 years of informal coaching, Patti Coan took the leap during lockdown to earn a Brain-based Coaching Certificate from the Neuroleadership Institute. The next step is to earn the International Coaching Federation (ICF) Credential. One hundred hours of high-impact coaching are required to achieve this gold standard in coaching.
Join Patti during her ICF credentialing period for either virtual or in-person coaching at an introductory rate for a robust 12 session program over 12 weeks. Coaching conversations offer a safe space to explore challenges and opportunities, experiment with fresh approaches, and build sustainable, new habits. Possibilities include: Yoga; Career; Work/Life Balance. Partner with Patti to go beneath the surface to increase self-awareness, translate knowledge into action and achieve lasting change. Please reach out to Patti @ 608-345-3311 or firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a 30 min. overview call to discuss your vision. The Life of Your Dreams awaits!
Sharyl Kato, Director and Child and Family Therapist, The Rainbow Project
The Rainbow Project recently finished up its month-long recognition of April, which is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. They held their Annual Stakeholder Forum and - for the first time - a Learning Series with guest speakers to bring attention to child abuse and prevention. All of the April events are now available for anyone to view on the Rainbow Project website!
The Rainbow Project is also currently planning their 17th Annual Rhumba 4 Rainbow! This year, they will be holding a live in-person and virtually-streamable Rhumba at Union South on Friday, September 17th. Tickets will go on sale soon, and the Rainbow Project will be adhering to public safety measures, including attendee numbers. Please put this date on your calendars and think about attending - whether virtually or in-person!
Darcy Luoma, CEO, Darcy Luoma Coaching & Consulting
Darcy Luoma's book, Thoughtfully Fit: Your Training Plan for Life & Business Success hit #1 New Release in Work Life Balance in Business. It is being published on June 1 by Harper Horizon. Learn more.
Renee More, President and CEO, United Way of Dane County
United Way of Dane County announced its intention to reduce racial health disparities across the community in partnership with nonprofits, healthcare and philanthropy.
After a year of research, engagement and prioritization by the Health Community Solutions Team (CST), United Way's Board approved the plan in late April. Donors can give to any 501c3 through the United Way Community Campaign; with unrestricted donations, United Way CST volunteers can target resources toward the greatest need, highest impact strategies to move the needle on community-level priorities. Community-level plans include goals and metrics and exist for all greatest need focus areas: Education, Income, Health and 2Gen (working with children and caregivers in the same family at the same time). United Way's mission is to unite the community to create measurable results and change lives. Read Story
Marilyn Ruffin, VP Family & Community Initiatives, One City Schools
Marilyn Ruffin was interviewed by the Wisconsin State Journal about the Black Excellence Achievement Makers (BEAM) Awards, which she founded when she was serving on the Sun Prairie School Board.
“We often hear about negative behaviors or attitudes being assigned to our Black scholars in Sun Prairie, so the effort of this event is to challenge the narrative by ‘shining a beaming light’ on the positive examples of Black excellence and achievement in our community,” Ruffin said. She was the first Black person elected to any office in Sun Prairie when she joined the school board in 2015; she served until last month. Read the article here.
Sheryl Spitzer-Resnick, MD/owner, A New Way Forward. Womens Health and Integrative Healing
Sheryl Spitzer-Resnick was one of a few physicians interviewed in an article by Harvard Medicine on the need for research on peri menopause and menopause and the impact on women personally and professionally. Read the article here.
Tracy L. Williams, Senior Director of External Relations, University of Wisconsin-Madison
As a lifetime learner, Tracy L. Williams has completed requirements of The Wisconsin School of Business Center for Professional & Executive Development’s Transition to Executive Management certificate program. The program is for senior managers, directors, and functional area leaders who have high potential to transition to executive management. It’s also valuable for senior leaders or entrepreneurs of companies with growth potential.