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April 27, 2020
TTN DC Chapter Workshop: On Resilience
In this fascinating and much appreciated workshop, facilitators, Barbara Beizer and Nancy Reller shared this refresher to help us connect to our resilience skills in support of a growth mindset.
 
It was a facilitated conversation designed to strengthen our resilience, with a focus on most effective self-care practices. 

TTN’s On Resilience designers and facilitators, Barbara Beizer and Nancy Reller guided our conversation toward a greater sense of self care and the creation of personal resilience practices. Barbara and Nancy have been researching Resilience for several years now and have facilitated dozens of sessions on this topic for a variety of participants. They hold a deep respect for honest sharing and credible data while offering appreciative guidance and practical tools. As coaches, they draw upon and leverage their professional experience in communications, leadership development, change and transitions. With intentional self-reflection, they create a space where learning from these purposeful conversations is possible. We will share our experiences, tools and tips for greater resilience. Read more...

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April 24, 2020
TTN DC Lunch Connection
Our weekly virtual lunch connections continue each Friday, where issues of the day are processed and discussed. Read more...

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April 23, 2020
DC Chapter Workshop: Becoming Your Best Self
The workshop, "Becoming Your Best Version," was much appreciated by all who attended. 

Maria Leonard Olsen, attorney, radio show host and author of 50 After 50: Reframing the Next Chapter of Your Life (Rowman & Littlefield 2019), shared her personal story as well as strategies for using self-care to become your best version. 

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April 17, 2020
DC Virtual Coffee Connection
A good time was had by all at this virtual Coffee Connection. Members came and discussed strategies they are using in these challenging times to maintain serenity and happiness. Read more...

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April 16, 2020
Peer Group Orientation
TTN DC members interested in learning more about Peer Groups joined us for this brief overview of the value of being a peer group member. Read more...

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April 15, 2020
TTN DC Dining for Women
Our second Virtual Dining for Women was a big success! 
Next Dining for Women - May 20th. Read more...

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April 10, 2020
TTN DC Lunch Connection
We had a great time at our second DC virtual lunch connection. It was good to process the crazy times we are living in with other caring members. Read more...

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April 10, 2020
TTN DC Game Night
It was our first Game Night - and it was virtual, to boot. Attendees played Quiplash together and vied for most clever responses! Read more...

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April 7, 2020
TTN DC Tuesday Ted Talk - Brene Brown
Together we watched Brene Brown’s famous Ted Talk, The Power of Vulnerability, then talked as a group about what we learned. Seen more than 46 million times, in this Ted Talk Brene explores courage, authenticity and shame.

Ted Talk Tuesday occurs on the 1st Tuesday of every month. Have suggestions for future Ted Talks? Please share them with us. Read more...

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April 3, 2020
TTN DC Lunch Connection
Our first Virtual Lunch Connection was a big success! As we get acclimated to Coronavirus and social distancing, it was good to visit with friends over lunch - even though we never left our homes. Read more...

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March 25, 2020
TTN DC Dining for Women
Our March Dining for Women dinner scheduled for March 25th was changed to a virtual meeting. Members grabbed glasses of wine and their dinners and joined each other on Zoom to watch the grantee videos together online!  TTN Member Elaine Sorensen led us in discussion about the grantees.    Read more...

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March 8, 2020
Women as Climate Justice Champions
On March 8th, members joined Dining for Women, UNICEF USA, and Women of Peace Corps Legacy for this International Women's Day event. Headliner was Dr. Tererai Trent, one of today’s most internationally recognized voices for quality education and women’s empowerment. Distinguished as Oprah Winfrey’s “All-Time Favorite Guest,” Dr. Trent is a scholar, humanitarian, motivational speaker, educator, author, and the founder of Tererai Trent International, which aims to provide quality education in rural Africa. Read more...

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January 25, 2020
DC Chapter Workship: Living a Joyful & Purposeful Life
At the sold-out workshop, Living a Joyful & Purposeful Life, on January 25th fourteen TTN Washington DC members joined Emily Barrosse for a collaborative discussion in which they worked on defining those things that give them joy and the ways to create more joy in their lives. There was unanimous agreement that more friendships and more community raises the quality of our lives, and so at the end of the workshop attendees requested that the community continue. They plan to meet again as a group to continue their work on Sunday, March 1st.  
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October 28, 2019
Getting Unstuck
Thanks to our presenters, Robyn Pashby and Kelly Donahue for a terrific TTN October 28 event on Getting Unstuck. One of our speakers said of our TTN women, "What a lovely group of engaged women." Read more...

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September 27, 2019
Women In Transition workshop

Our late September Women in Transition Workshop facilitated by Barbara Beizer and Nancy Reller received a five star rating. One of our participants said, "The caliber and style/demeanor of the workshop leaders was excellent! This is an important program for TTN."

Learn more about what's coming up in D.C. this fall here: https://www.thetransitionnetwork.org/events/wadc/

#womenover50 #careertransitions #nextact

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September 23, 2019
Dining for Women
DC Transition Network members gathered for a potluck dinner to benefit Dining for Women and a video presentation to learn more about this month's grantees: Edu-Girls Inc., working in India, and Street Child US, working in Nepal. Dinners are held bi-monthly in members homes. We'd love to have you join us! https://bit.ly/33ilDAF Read more...

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June 10, 2019
Empresses Exhibition
The DC Chapter enjoyed the Empresses exhibition at the Smithsonian’s Sackler Gallery with Docent Thomas Gage. Read more...

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