Whole Foods Market Suppliers are Alleviating Poverty Together

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Join us in celebrating 13 years of poverty alleviation! In 2005, Whole Foods Market chose microcredit as the vehicle by which it would support global communities where the company sources products. A company-wide Global 5% Day on October 25th resulted in $525,000, which launched Whole Planet Foundation’s mission to fund …

Self Love in the Age of Social Media

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Social Media inspires us. It gives us the opportunity to connect with people– across status lines and across the world. It takes us places we’ve never been and allows us to speak with people we’ll never know. It lets us be discovered. It helps us be seen, by family, friends, …

The Power of Gut Instinct

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Join us for a discussion about the importance of trusting your gut and how a clean, healthy gut is foundational to optimal wellness and mental clarity. Hippocrates said all disease begins in the gut. Join Founder and CEO of Bonafide Provisions, Sharon Brown, for a talk on the importance of trusting your …

Mariachi Las Coronelas

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Join us for a musical performance by Mariachi Las Coronelas, the premier all woman mariachi, directed by Vanessa del Fierro. Don’t let the dresses & high heels fool you, when these gals put on a show, they truly make it a magical, high-energy event.

Empowerment Based Self-Defense

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Krav Maga is a self-defense and fighting system that is derived from a combination of techniques sourced from boxing, wrestling, Aikido, Judo, and karate along with realistic fight training known for its focus on real-world situations and its extreme efficiency. Join us for a talk on women’s self-defense and Krav Maga self-defense …

Story Time with Happy Face Productions

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Dr. Seuss’s GERTRUDE MCFUZZ: Interpretation by Happy Face Productions  We invite you to an enchanting story time performance of a Dr. Seuss classic, Gertrude McFuzz. Happy Face Productions will bring this *Bird-Tail* to life complete with costumes, props and set pieces. Young audiences are welcome to the show. Ages 0-6 will experience …

Taking the Leap into Entrepreneurship

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In 2018, women’s entrepreneurship has grown to historic rates. Today there are more than 9 million women-owned companies in the United States, and that’s just the beginning. Women-owned businesses create job opportunities, innovation, and economic growth that support stronger families and more prosperous communities, and even improve international relations and …

Turning a Lens to Women’s Issues: A Talk with Nioma Sadler, Founder of WomenServe and Co-Founder of Traditional Medicinals Foundation

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Nioma Narissa Sadler In pursuit of self-discovery, Nioma Narissa Sadler has spent her adult life on the path of service. As the Goodwill Ambassador for Traditional Medicinals, the co-founder of the Traditional Medicinals Foundation, and Founder of WomenServe she has traveled the world leveraging her passionate expertise for developing community …

Fierce Curiosity: Developing Global Citizens

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Join us for a passionate talk about how no one is foreign, featuring Joy Stoddard of Whole Planet Foundation and Christie Holmes of Global CommUnity, with Whole Foods Market team member volunteer Jenna Gelgand moderating. This talk will discuss the importance of developing global citizens through travel. Hear how Whole Planet …