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Women SEEN: Making an Impact

May 11, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM EDT

Women SEEN Event

Join SEEN Magazine and Michigan Women Forward (formerly known as The Michigan Women’s Foundation) for networking, breakfast and an empowering panel discussion of powerful women succeeding in male-dominated industries and helping other women thrive along the way.

Women are banding together to march, speak their truth, launch businesses and nonprofits, raise money, run for office, change policies and so much more. Women SEEN: Making an Impact is an ongoing series about diverse women in Metro Detroit making an impact and changing the world.

Join us for the kickoff to the series and our inaugural event, to eat, connect and be inspired by an empowering panel of women!

Friday, May 11
9:00 – 11:30 A.M.

Women SEEN Event

9:00 – 10:00 A.M.

FUEL UP & NETWORK: Grab coffee, tea or juice and gourmet breakfast bites and meet and greet our powerful panel and guests.
SHOP FOR A CAUSE: Learn more about women-owned businesses that give back in Metro Detroit and pick up some goodies for Mother’s Day!


Womens Event
10:00 – 10:30 A.M. DENISE ILITCH

Denise Ilitch has been an integral part of Detroit’s business and philanthropic communities for over 30 years. Ilitch is president of Ilitch Enterprises and co-chair and board member for Horizon Global. She also serves on the University of Michigan Board of Regents. She previously served as president of Ilitch Holdings, which manages Little Caesar Enterprises, the Detroit Red Wings, Detroit Tigers and Olympia Entertainment.

Womens Event

10:30 – 11:30 A.M. PANEL DISCUSSION

SEEN Magazine managing editor Stephanie Steinberg will introduce our panel and engage them in a lively discussion about how they succeeded in their careers and navigated obstacles. They’ll share advice for other women and answer questions during a Q&A.



The Line-Up

Women's Event Lineup


The Location

Women's Event Venue


There are three parking structures immediately surrounding the One Woodward building.

One Detroit Garage
201 Larned St., Detroit MI 48226
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Two Detroit Garage
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Griswold-Larned Parking Garage
525 Griswold St., Detroit MI 48226
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Give Back

We have partnered with Attack Hunger to collect personal care and hygiene products for women and young girls living in homelessness. We will have a large donation box at the event to collect these items, which will then be distributed to shelters throughout Detroit. Please bring any of the following items with you to the event:

Tampons, maxi pads, toothbrushes, toothpaste, deodorant, wet wipes/baby wipes, lip balm, lotion, sunscreen, etc.

For more information about Attack Hunger, go to their website attackhunger.com. 


There are several sponsorship opportunities available. Contact Amy Gill to inquire. agill@neighborhoodseen.com or 248-505-3036.


The Beacon at One Woodward
1 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48226 United States
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