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Gainesville Area Women's Network


November Monthly Meeting

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Tiffanie Kellog

Co-Owner of Referral Institute
People say networking does not work... and it can be true for some, considering they are doing it wrong.  Because you are looking to make networking EASIER AND MORE ENJOYABLE, and want to GROW YOUR
BUSINESS BY REFERRAL, this presentation is for you!
You will learn why:
You may not want to pass out business cards when networking
Your name tag may be hurting – instead of helping – you at events
The elevator pitch should never be used when meeting new people
Networking alone won’t help you grow your business
More information can be found on our Monthly Meeting page.
Register Here!
Meeting Registration and Cancellation Policy: To be eligible for a meeting refund, you must cancel your reservation by 11:59pm on the Sunday the week of the meeting. The registration cancellation must be submitted online or emailed to the Registrar.


Member Spotlight

 Congratulations to Charlotte Millsaps-Hermann our November Spotlight winner!
You can read more about Charlotte an SCORE here.

Outside Event - You're Invited!

Women in Leadership Forum
Pugh Hall
October 26, 2016
5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The University of Florida's Bob Graham Center for Public Service and the Women's Student Association are hosting a Women in Leadership Forum on October 26 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Pugh Hall. The aim of the forum is to connect growing student leaders with proven university, local and national leaders. Linda Fuchs, the First Lady of the University of Florida, will offer opening remarks.
Featured speakers include:
  • Former U.S. Rep. Pat Schroeder, who served 12 terms from 1973 to 1997 representing Colorado and was the first Colorado woman elected to the U.S. House
  • Former Gainesville Mayor Pegeen Hanrahan
  • UF IFAS Associate Vice President Jeanna Mastrodicasa, Ph.D.
Following the speakers, there will be a networking event with University of Florida faculty and other Gainesville leaders.
To sign up to attend use this link Register Here
Those interested should sign up by 12 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 25.
If you have any questions, please email the Bob Graham Center for Public Service’s TJ Pyche at or call 352-846-1575.
Light refreshments will be served.



Our Purpose 

To promote a spirit of cooperation and support among women and those who support or target women in business, provide a strong network of business contacts and enhance members' professional and personal advancement.

Join Us Each Month

3rd Wednesday of Every Month
11:30am - 1:00pm
Sweetwater Branch Inn
    625 East University Ave, Gainesville, FL

Come join us for some great networking, lots of friendly smiles and a delicious lunch too.

A Note from Our Chairperson

Kristy Moffat
GAWN Chairperson 2016-2017



I’m very excited to be GAWN's 2016-2017 Chair! We have great educational and networking luncheons scheduled as well as fun socials and engaging workshops in our plan. We're undertaking some major projects this year, including revamping our entire website to make it more user-friendly and intuitive. We’re also introducing monthly newsletters and a members-only Facebook group to connect our members to each other even more.


My job as Chair is not only to ensure the overall health of the organization, but to make GAWN a friendly and welcoming place for our members to create and nurture relationships as well as hone their networking abilities.  To that end, I hope you will share your feedback with me.  What are we doing right?  How can we improve?  Please talk to me or any of the other board members about your ideas and suggestions.  


Together we can make this an organization that serves you and your needs, both now and for years to come.

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GAWN Social Event!

No events scheduled at this time.  Check back soon for new events.

Interested in Speaking to Our Membership?

  Would you like to speak at one of our luncheons or workshops?  If so, please fill out our speaker application and email it to We will be in touch with you shortly after receiving your request.