The Women’s Fund POWER OF THE PURSE Experiential Zoom Fundraiser

The event is one of the community’s most anticipated, attracting executives, business owners, community leaders, public officials, young professionals, and philanthropists.

Jane Fonda, Speaker

When women are strong, families are strong, communities are strong, the economy is strong, the country is strong, and the world is strong.

With that mission in mind, the Women’s Fund held it’s annual Power of the Purse Luncheon, which is one of the community’s most anticipated events. Attracting a cross-section of Miami-Dade County executives, business owners, community leaders, public officials, young professionals, and philanthropists convening to positively impact women and girls, this this year’s virtual
event featured designer and one-of-a-kind items, many of which are donated by women entrepreneurs.

The keynote speech was delivered by long-time Women’s Fund supporter, Mayor Daniella Levine Cava, the first Madam Mayor of Miami-Dade County. She was followed by remarks from changemakers including Academy Award-Winner Jane Fonda, reggae royalty Cedella Marley, award-winning playwright (Formerly Eve Ensler) and surrealist blues poet and storyteller Aja Monet.

Cedella Marley, Speaker
Mayor Daniella Levine Cava, Speaker
V (Formerly Eve Ensler author of the Vagina Monologues speaker)

Women’s Fund board members including Gloria Romero RosesArathi RamappaDenise CalleJoy McKennaDeAnne Connolly GrahamShelley JacobyJoan GodoyAdrienne MessingMaria IlchevaAdele Valencia, Ivon Mesa, Daphnee Arana, Michelle Austin Pamies, Vanessa Brizo, Franccesca Cesti-Browne, Priscilla Dames Blake, Susan Matos, Marcia Narine Weldon, Dr. Danielle Prendergast, Michelle Rodriguez  and Interim Executive Director, Marya Meyer— provided outreach for the event, supported by Eventures.

Aja Monet, Speaker
Lynn Martinez, Speaker
Marya Meyer, Executive Director of The Women's Fund
Gloria Romero Roses, Chair of The Women's Fund
Arathi Ramappa, Vice Chair of The Women's
Claudia Kitchens, Former Executive Director of The Women's Fund
Amanda Plasencia, NBC6 Reporter
Adele Valencia, The Women's Fund
Susy Westfall, Guest and City Theater Director
Susan Matos, The Women's Fund Board Member
Natalia Zea Commissioner Danielle Cohen Higgins Former Chief of Staff
Enid Weisman, Aventura City Mayor
Sandy Skelaney, Executive Director Mindful Kids
DeAnne Connolly Graham, Board Member of The Women's Fund
Lindsey Linzer, The Miami Foundation
Kerry Gruson from Thumbs Up International
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