Month of June

The LGBTQ+ community has had a longtime friend in the Colorado brewing industry. Here are some of the Colorado breweries that are proudly showing their support through events, rainbow-themed merch, special beer releases, and an outpouring of love for the entire LGBTQ+ community.

Friday, June 9th

Pride Night at the Colorado Rockies. With the purchase of this ticket package, fans will receive a limited-edition Rockies-themed Coors Light Pride bucket hat. A portion of each ticket sold will benefit The Center on Colfax and One Colorado, advocacy organizations for LGBTQ+ rights.”

Thursday, June 15th

API Colorado, COGA, and One Colorado’s 8th-Annual Pride in Energy Panel Discussion. Happy hour followed by a panel discussion with those in industry highlighting the importance of inclusion and diversity in the industry. Tracks Nightclub|3500 Walnut Street, Denver, CO 80205

Friday, June 23rd

One Colorado’s PINK PARTY The Pink Party is Denver Pride Weekend’s largest dance party fundraiser to support One Colorado’s efforts. ReelWorks | 1399 35th St, Denver, CO 80205

Saturday June 24th – Sunday June 25th

Denver Pride Festival & Parade Denver PrideFest features a two-day festival that draws visitors from throughout the state of Colorado and the Rocky Mountain region. The weekend kicks off with the Pride 5K on Saturday, June 24, followed by the two-day Denver PrideFest at Civic Center Park. The Fest includes over 250 exhibitors, 30 food & beverage vendors, and live performances all weekend long. Sunday begins at 9:30 am with colorful floats, marchers, music, and much more at the annual Coors Light PrideFest Parade. Over 100,000 cheering guests will line 14 blocks of Colfax Avenue from Cheesman Park to Civic Center, where the celebrations continue at day two of Denver PrideFest.


2023 WOGA Golf Clinic

Thursday, June 8

WOGA invites you to level up your golf game by attending our annual golf clinic on Thursday, June 8th!

After the clinic, we’ll have snacks and drinks to enjoy while you trade the tips and tricks you learned, and make plans to have your own team at the next Industry golf tournament!

Thank you to our generous sponsors:

Event SponsorWHC Energy Services

Gift SponsorOn-Pointe Consulting

In-kind Location Sponsor – Matt Carrell


Food for Thought’s Rock-A-Belly Festival

Saturday, June 10

Denver’s preeminent childhood hunger fundraiser is on for Saturday, June 10th, in Golden, Colorado. Tickets are on sale now. Sponsorships are available.

Rock-A-Belly is both a celebration and a fundraiser. We’ll be celebrating the hard work of our dedicated volunteers and rally our generous community to raise funds for food bank purchases for the following school year. As an attendee at the event, you will enjoy complimentary food tastings, cocktails, wine & beer, with awesome music from Denver’s best 80s cover band — 6Million Dollar Band. There will also be a special salute to our volunteers from Food for Thought Denver founder, Bob Bell. What more could you really ask for? All donations made at the event go directly to feeding our local hungry school kids.


We have tiered corporate sponsorship packages available — each with special perks. Click the link below to connect with Bob Bell to discuss or call his mobile at: (720) 201-9192.



Denver Public Schools Launch Internship Summer Session

June 12- July 21

Help young professionals build their college and career portfolios by becoming fully immersed in your industry.

The Denver Public Schools (DPS) Summer Launch Internship Program Makes Learning Real for DPS High School Students.

DPS is seeking new partner companies in the Creative Arts, Technology, Medical and Engineering sectors to participate in the district’s Launch Internship Program this summer.

Since 2014, DPS has collaborated with organizations across Metro Denver to bring engaging work-based learning experiences to high school students studying business, technology, healthcare, engineering and more.
Each summer, around 300 students participate in either in-person, hybrid, or fully-virtual 120-hour paid internships. Most students will have already completed two semesters of coursework aligned with the industry in which they are placed. DPS staff will assist intern supervisors with program planning and intern selection, as well as continue to support the match over the six weeks of the program.

For more information, or to inquire into hosting a student intern, contact careerandcollegesuccess@dpsk12.org.

Lean In Luncheon

June 15

Lisa Sakai: Secrets to Accelerating Your Bucket List

Venue: Ovintiv Long’s Peak Room
Starts: Thu, April 20 2023, 11:00 am MST
Ends: Thu, April 20 2023, 12:30 pm MST


Lisa is flying in from AZ, we’d like to give you all a chance to get to know her better. Please plan to join us for a Pop Up Happy Hour on us at Otra Vez on 16th St Mall at 4pm.

Leadership Conference for Women in Oil and Gas

July 11 – July 12

EUCI is hosting their Leadership Conference for Women in Oil & Gas here in Denver at the Grand Hyatt on July 11 & 12th.

The oil & gas industry needs diverse workers to continue to innovate in a sector filled with transformation, but studies indicate that women make up only 15% of the workforce. Women leaders must work together to attract and advance female employees. The goal of this event is to help professionals advance their careers in a traditionally male-dominated industry.

Reconnect now in-person with dynamic women oil & gas leaders to accelerate organizational change and personal growth. Attendees will participate in knowledge sharing and collaboration while building relationships and enhancing professional networks. The program format includes keynote addresses, panel sessions and plenty of networking opportunities. Register now for this unique opportunity to collaborate with the top women in oil and gas.

Learning Outcomes   

  • Discuss strategies for transformative leadership
  • Discover how to engage men for gender equality
  • Explain best practices for impactful communication
  • Determine how to overcome imposter syndrome
  • Discuss strategies to build a pipeline for women leaders in your organization
  • Discover how to get maximum value from mentoring relationships
  • Explain the importance of Diversity & Inclusion and strategies for DEI plans
  • Address hybrid & remote employment – strategies for success
  • Describe key oil & gas trends and their impact
  • Explain how to overcome career challenges and move from middle management into leadership roles


  • Jenny Cochran, SVP Business Services, Denbury
  • Daena Giardella, Senior Lecturer, MIT Sloan School of Management
  • Susan Fakharzadeh, Senior Executive, Sustainability & ESG; Former VP, Great Western Petroleum
  • Candyce Fly Lee, VP & General Manager, Williams
  • Grey Fuentes, Chief Administrative Officer, Lindsayca
  • Maria Henry, Senior VP, Geology, Antero Resources
  • Crystal Heter, COO, Tallgrass
  • Sandra Jacoby, SVP Corporate Administration, PDC Energy
  • Rium Tapjan Johnson, VP, Strategic Accounts, NOV Wellbore Technologies
  • Kim McHugh, President, Rockies Business Unit, Chevron
  • Andrea Passman, COO, Caerus
  • Sarah Sandberg, Head of Sustainability & External Affairs, PDC Energy
  • Wouter van Kempen, Chairman of the Board, Civitas; Former CEO DCP Midstream
  • Deana Werkowitch, SVP, Crestwood Midstream Partners


Discount Code for WOGA Members: WOG0723WOGA

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