Welcome to WID
It is my honor and privilege to serve as President of Women in Development of Greater Boston (WID). For more than three decades, WID has been a leader in the development community, providing opportunities for members to network and further enhance their skills. We can count among our ranks some of the leading senior development professionals in the greater Boston area, who are committed to sharing their own knowledge and experience with fellow members.
I encourage you to take advantage of all that a WID membership has to offer. Whether attending a Brown Bag Lunch, a members-only networking "round robin" evening social, or hearing a leading philanthropist or industry expert speak at our Fall or Spring program, you have a unique opportunity to connect with fellow development professionals across a variety of industries and fields. WID's Institute for Nonprofits, one of our hallmark programs, has provided more than 100 organizations with fundraising workshops and mentorship to "small shops" since its inception. Explore your own development career path by becoming involved with one of our many active committees or by serving as a speaker.
Whether you are a brand new member or a longtime supporter, make this the year that you attend a WID event. We look forward to seeing you!
Heather Kispert Hagerty
President, Women in Development of Greater Boston
Meet Heather Kispert Hagerty
WID Breakfast Program - Predictive Analytics: A Primer - October 30, 2014
What is predictive analytics? How can my institution use predictive analytics to advance our fundraising program? Get your answers to these questions and more through this dynamic session led by Josh Birkholz, author of Fundraising Analytics: Using Data to Guide Strategy. Read more.
WID Fall Kick-off - November 4, 2014
Are you a professional fundraiser, volunteer or head of a non-profit organization that relies on successful fundraising campaigns? Are you looking for effective ways to work with donors to meet your goals? If so, come to WID's Annual Fall Meeting to hear Marian Heard discuss techniques that have never failed to meet or even exceed advancement targets. Find out why she is called "the most honored United Way professional in America" and get a chance to hear her answers to that burning question – "How can I raise more money?" Read more.
November 4, 2014 - WID Fall Kick-off - Expert Advice: "Never Take No for an Answer!"
October 30, 2014 - WID Breakfast Program - Predictive Analytics: A Primer
ALSO OF INTEREST
May 29, 2014 ? Program Summary - The Billion Dollar Campaign: Is it all that Different? Read more
May 14, 2014 ? Program Summary - WID's Spring Annual Meeting Featuring Pat Brandes, Retired Executive Director, Barr Foundation Read more
May 6, 2014 ? Program Summary - The Art of the Ask: A Step-by-Step Dramatization Read more
April 7, 2014 ? Program Summary - Prospect Management: Effective Resources for Moving Relationships Forward Read more
January 23, 2014 ? Program Summary - Fresh Ideas for Annual Giving Read more
November 5, 2013 ? Program Summary - "WID Fall Kick-Off Event" Read more
September 26, 2013 ? Program Summary - "International Fundraising: "How to Raise Funds Overseas" Read more
Past Program Summaries
MOVING AND SHAKING
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