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Springboard your career this season with a variety of leadership, learning and networking opportunities.APRIL 10 - LEAN-IN CIRCLE LUNCHBe a part of our local Lean In Circle!  One of 35,000 circles worldwide our small group meets regularly to help you grow professionally and connect with other accomplished women.Lunch is generously provided by Sterling Energy.Speaker: Margot TimbelMargot Timbel didn't know total depth from touchdown when she began her energy industry career as a geologist with Amoco Production Company in Denver in 1979. Thirty-five years later, in 2014, she retired from only the second company she worked for -- Anschutz Exploration Corporation -- as their Senior Vice President. Having worked all over the United States and overseas, Margot has experienced the industry from the viewpoint of a technical person, supervisor, manager, quality consultant, leader and executive. She has worked in all facets of the upstream business including field operations, environmental and...

WOGA is excited to partner with Pink Petro, COGA and the University of Colorado Denver for HERWorld 18 on Thursday, March 8th!  In addition to the inspiring and informative content we'll see from other locations, the flier below highlights all of the fantastic local panelists we have lined up for this great event.  Register today and use CODE: woga18 for a 10% WOGA member’s discount.As an added bonus, current WOGA members will receive a code for a free Technical Lunch when you tell us you are a WOGA member at registration.  With 10% off HERWorld + a free Technical Lunch, your WOGA membership has a solid ROI!Register Here:  HERWorld18We still need volunteers for the day of the event!!  If you are interested in volunteering, the following spots are available:Registration (3) Greeter upstairs (1) Microphone setups/run them and panel setups (1) Meet Caterers (1) Room Setup (2) Photographers / Social Media...

February is almost over!  Don't miss out on our upcoming Technical Lunch!February 27th - WOGA Technical LunchWOGA is excited to welcome Summit ESP and speakers Ben Hoekstra and Brandon Davidson for a deep dive into ESPs and Surface Pumping Systems.  This is interesting equipment for anyone in the industry and this presentation is an excellent learning opportunity.Additionally, lunch will be provided by Merrill Lynch!  Date:  Tuesday February 27th, 2018 Time:  11:30am - 1:00pm Location:  Republic Plaza, Concourse Level Training Room 370 17th Street Denver, CO.  80202Register Here:  Technical Lunch - ESPs...

 This year's HERWorld on March 8th promises to be big, inspiring and informative!  Check out the current Denver agenda (MST): 7:30 AM – 9:00 AM          Coffee / Networking / Registration 7:45 AM                                Welcome: Energy GRITLocal Welcome from Denver – Sarah Derdowski, Director of Strategic Development and Operations, UC Denver Sarah Sandberg, Senior Director, DCP Midstream 8:00 AM – 8:30 AM         Welcome from HoustonColette Honorable, Former US FERC Commissioner and Partner, Thompson & Reed Welcome Message from Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook The  Energy Playbook GRIT: Angie Gilder, Partner, KPMG 8:30 AM – 9:15 AM           Resilience and the Race to ReinventModerator: Sarah Sandberg, Senior Director, DCP Midstream Roger Hemminghouse, Director Enterprise Transformation, Xcel Energy Cindy Patman, Board Director Pink Petro and Vice President of HR, Orica Susan Fakharzadeh, Sr. Manager, Community...

Ladies, come have a drink and appetizers with WOGA on Thursday, February 22nd!  It's is a short, busy month - you deserve to unwind, network and chat with other WOGA members at this fun, casual event.Cost is only $10 for members and includes appetizers and one drink.  And you can bring a non-member friend for FREE (use discount code wogahhfeb2018)!Date:  Thursday February 22nd, 2018 Time:  4:30pm - 6:30pm Location:  Fogo de Chao 1513 Wynkoop St. Denver, CO.  80202Register Here:  February Happy HourAnd while you are registering for Happy Hour, sign up for our February Technical Lunch on Tuesday the 27th.  WOGA will welcome Summit ESP and speakers Ben Hoekstra and Brandon Davidson for a deep dive into ESPs and Surface Pumping Systems.Lunch will be provided by Merrill Lynch!  Date:  Tuesday February 27th, 2018 Time:  11:30am - 1:00pm Location:  Republic Plaza, Concourse Level Training Room 370 17th Street Denver, CO.  80202Register Here:  Technical Lunch - ESPs ...

Remember how we love February??  WOGA is excited to bring you three great events in February.  Sign up for all three now!February 13th - Lean-In Circle LunchThis month’s topic is Taming Adrenaline/Emotions.  The first Lean In Circle Lunch had a wonderful turnout and everyone was excited about the topic and great collaboration.  Don't miss this one!  Thank you again to Sterling Energy for providing the location and lunch for this program.Date:  Tuesday February 13th, 2018 Time:  11am – 12:30pm Location:  1200 17th St. 2nd Floor Mt. Evans Conference Room Denver, CO.  80202Register Here:  February Lean-In LunchFebruary 22nd - WOGA Happy Hour at Fogo de ChaoJoin WOGA for a casual socializing and networking happy hour at Fogo de Chao on Thursday, February 22nd!  Meet some of the board members and fellow WOGA members, enjoy delicious drinks and appetizers.  Cost is only $10 for members and includes appetizers and one drink.  And you can bring a non-member friend for FREE (use discount code wogahhfeb2018)!Date: ...

WOGA would like to share some information for one of our industry partners, University of Colorado Denver:Join the Global Energy Management Program for lunch at Ocean Prime to learn about how the graduate program can impact your career and take your education to the next level. This lunch provides you with the opportunity to directly ask your most pertinent questions to our current students, faculty and alumni.Learn about the program - experience energy-focused, real-world curriculum Meet current students - discuss student life and why they enrolled Speak with faculty - see how extensive experience integrated into learning Network with alumni - hear how GEM has helped to advance their career Learn about our enrollment options and what is the best route for youFriday, February 16, 201811:45 a.m. - Check in 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Lunch & Presentation 1:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. - Q&AOcean Prime1465 Larimer St, Denver, CO 80202Seating is limited,...

What comes to mind when you think of February?  Groundhogs?  Are you up for six more weeks of winter?  Or ready for spring skiing?  What about Valentine's Day?  Love it or hate it?  Well, here at WOGA we love February and everything that is coming up!  Consider working some of the exciting upcoming WOGA events into your schedule!Technical Luncheon – Thank You!Thank you to Tyler Bernard for his helpful and objective Financial Planning – The Cliffs Notes Version.  There were so many great questions and excellent interactions from our members.  Tyler’s contact information is below:Tyler Bernard, MBA, CFP ® Offices of Mark D Arlen, MBA, CFP® 
Lincoln Financial Advisors/Sagemark Consulting 8055 E. Tufts Avenue, Suite 1400 Denver, CO 80237-2834 Phone: 303-714-4762- direct Main: 303.793.9300 Toll free: 800.545.0333 x762 Email:  Tyler.Bernard@lfg.com Website:  www.arlenfinancial.comLean-In 2018The first Lean-In Lunch for 2018 was held on January 9th; the turn-out and content were excellent and WOGA got great feedback on this year’s program.Please join...

Please join WOGA on Tuesday, January 23rd for our first Technical Lunch of the 2018!Financial Planning – The Cliff Notes Version!  Please join WOGA and speaker Tyler Bernard for a very informative session on financial planning.This is a Brown Bag event – please bring your lunch and WOGA will provide the water and cookies - sponsored by Richard Sale of MerrilLynch!!Date:  Tuesday, January 23rd 2018 Location:  Republic Plaza, Concourse Level Training Room Members:  $10 Non-Members:  $15Register Here:  Technical Lunch - Financial Planning...

HERWorld 18The best part about the new year? A new Pink Petro HERWorld Energy Forum. That's right: the largest gathering of women and men in energy is back on March 8, International Women's Day. And we've got a KILLER agenda planned in Denver and Houston.WOGA is proud to support HERWorld18 as it benefits Lean In Energy and mentoring programs for women in industry. Register today and use CODE: woga18 for a member’s discount.WOGA is excited to partner with Pink Petro, COGA and the University of Colorado Denver for this great event.Register Here:  HERWorld18Look for more info to come on Denver speakers and panels.  If you are interested in speaking at HERWorld18 Denver, please contact info@wogacolorado.org.New to HERWorld this Year - The GRIT AwardsCalling all the difference makers.  Our friends at Pink Petro need your help.  The 1st Annual GRIT awards will be live online and in person at HERWorld18 Denver.  A...