Every first Wednesday of the month, the Women's Education & Leadership (WELL) meet at Skewer's in Modesto (5:00pm). Learn more about what WELL is doing for the community and how you can get involved. Check out our upcoming guest speakers!
Dan Costa & Jamie Norwood - August 2
Dan Costa is the owner of First Tactical, a company that makes a clothing and other items for public safety personnel and military members. Since 2012, Dan has launched several performance apparel companies with his daughter Kelsie under the umbrella of Innov8 Partners. Jamie Norwood is the founder and president of Amalia's Cocina. She also was one of the winners of Dan Costa's Valley Apprentice, where she was given the opportunity to travel to New York and Virginia to represent 5.11 Tactical.
Suzy powell, US olympic Athlete - Sept. 6
Suzy represented the United States in three Olympic Games: 1996 Atlanta, 2000 Sydney, 2008 Beijing. She also is an American Record holder in the discus from 2007-2012. She currently works as a commercial real estate associate at NAI Benchmark.
Marian Kaanon - October 4
Marian is the CEO and President of the Stanislaus Community Foundation. A Modesto native, Marian began her career in broadcast journalism before moving into the marketing and public relations, where she designed and managed marketing campaigns for clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to nonprofit organizations.