VISION. VOICE. COMMUNITY.

About our Members

The Link For Women is a community that helps you flourish and reach your full potential by connecting with smart, respected experts and peers from all walks of life as reliable resources. Our events and seminars connect you with other accomplished women, providing knowledge to make informed decisions and inspiration to think beyond in a safe, relaxed environment.

WHY we exist: To give you the freedom to make choices so you can flourish and thrive.
HOW we operate: By Connecting and Mentoring through community.
WHAT we provide:
• A network of smart, respected experts and peers in all areas of life as reliable resources.
• Knowledge to make informed decisions.
• Inspiration to think beyond.
• A safe environment.

STATS
• Founded in Portland, OR in March 2004
• 200 paying members
• 19 A Seat at the Table Board of Mentors
• 70+ speakers
• 4000+ attendees of multi-day programs and monthly events

WHO ARE MEMBERS OF THE LINK?
• 23 – 65+ yrs. of age
• 21% are between the ages of 20-40; 58% are between the ages of 41-55
• 73% are married
• 74% earn at least $100,000; 29% earn over $200,000
• 48% hold a master or doctorate degree or have completed other post graduate work
• Our members belong to a wide variety of professional, cultural, and charitable organizations and are entrepreneurs, CEOs, presidents, and senior executives as well as philanthropists, community leaders, and moms
• They actively seek safe opportunities to connect with other smart women, to learn something new, and to be inspired!

The Link For Women succeeds because the community actively participates and contributes by attending events, suggesting new speakers and topics of interest as well as evaluating everything for quality. We have an active advisory board and are always looking for new members and volunteers.

Over time, we hope that The Link For Women will become a resource for information and a part of your life’s journey.

Become a Member

Check out the member directories
SAPPHIRE
EMERALD
DIAMOND

What our Members say

I have to admit, The Link For Women is more of a feeling or a state of being, rather than a list of practical items.

For me, The Link For Women is a comfortable room, bringing together interesting and extraordinary women who offer friendly conversation and genuine interest. I find them all so interesting, and the breadth of their experience stimulating. It seems that the women who are members aren’t power networking to get ahead, but are enjoying the company of like-minded women.

Besides that wonderful feeling of belonging, the companion piece is the level of content presented at an event. I feel it is important to have topics that stimulate our thoughts, provoke our beliefs, and challenge us to take action; Presenters who inspire us, who share their battles and victories, their insight and challenges to touch this wonderful group of women. I believe that this is a key offering of The Link.

In the end, it all ties together. Content, presenter, members.

 

  • || UPCOMING EVENTS

    An Evening with Gerry Frank
    Elephant's Garden Room
    Tue., Nov. 7, 2017
    Members and Guests welcome
    Register / Learn More

    Diamond Level Early Supper Salon
    Hosted by Root Whole Body
    Sun., Nov. 12, 2017
    Limited to Diamond Members only
    Register / Learn More

    Members Only Lunch
    Paragon
    Tue., Nov. 14, 2017
    Limited to Members only
    Register / Learn More

    Book Club
    Discussing A Gentleman in Moscow
    Mon., Jan. 8, 2018
    Limited to Book Club Members only
    Enrollment for 2018 coming soon!

  • || UPCOMING SEMINARS

    A Seat At The Table and GETTING IT!
    A 5-session leadership development program for emerging women leaders.
    Begins January 2018
    8:30AM-- 5:00 PM Daily
    Learn More/Register

    A Seat At The Table and USING IT!
    A 9-session leadership development program for senior level women leaders
    Begins March 2018
    8:30AM-- 5:00 PM Daily
    Learn More/Register

  • || BOOK CLUB IS READING

    A Gentleman in Moscow
    by Amor Towles

  • || heartspark Adventures

    Join Susan Clark and Mary Cecchini on their next adventure!
    Deliciously Seasonal: Farm to table foodie surprises for the holidays
    Wed., Oct. 25 | 5:45-8:15 pm
    Learn More

  • || EMERALD & DIAMOND MEMBERS

    Jennifer Alyse
    Jennifer Alyse Photographer

    Sophia Asghar
    Wellness Consolidated
    Victoria Blachly
    SYK Law
    Susan Ford
    Res Nova Law
    Engred Chai
    Armstrong Chai, PC
    Lois Cohen
    Lois D. Cohen Associates (LCA)
    Anne Conrad-Antoville, BM MM 
    Champion Advocates LLC
    Champion Adventures
    Gilion Dumas
    Dumas Law Group, LLC
    Mary Ann Gray
    Westside Secretarial Service
    Sue Hildick
    The Chalkboard Project
    Angela Laidlaw
    Portland Divorce Center
    Oya Kara
    OYA - Elegant Gemstone Jewelry
    Robyn Knox
    Executive Solutions, LLC
    Eileen Kravetz
    Oregon Alzheimer’s Association
    Suzanne McGrath
    Vision Capital Management, Inc.
    Lee Mendelsohn
    Root Whole Body
    Amy Schlager
    AXA Advisors, LLC
    Joni Shimabukuro, CPP 
    Joni Photo
    Ginger Skinner
    Skinner Law, PC
    Janae Sorenson
    Parker Smith & Feek
    Sarah Stebbins
    The Better Change
    Sandra Suran
    The Suran Group
    Brigitte Sutherland
    Perkins & Company 
    Sarah Tarnovsky
    Beautycounter by Sarah Tarnovsky
    Rebecca Webb
    Portland Radio Project
    Michelle Williams

  • || THE LINK SUPPORTS

    Mission: Getting To Next
    Powering Women Through Career Transitioning
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    The American Heart Association
    Building Healthier Lives
    Learn More

    Girls Inc.
    Inspiring girls 8-18 to be Strong, Smart and Bold
    Learn More

    Susan G. Komen
    Every Breast Cancer Survivor has a Story
    Learn More

  • || PARTNER EVENTS AND PROMOTIONS

    Cellar Door
    A Unique Wine Buying Experience!
    Enjoy FRIDAY SIPS 3-5:30PM every Friday
    Learn More

    Gallery R Damore
    Robin Damore
    Artist/Photographer
    Learn More

    Heartspark
    Start here. Go anywhere!
    Learn More

    Carole Hyatt
    The Leadership Forum
    Learn More

    Judith Glaser
    Creating WE!
    Learn More