Welcome Back, Brooke!
MOViN 92.5’s radio host and former Woman to Watch speaker Brooke Fox is joining us this year as the emcee. We love her realness and are so excited she’s returning as our host.
A special thanks to our sponsors:
South Sound Women to Watch 2019
Thursday, November 7
Be inspired. Be empowered. Be challenged.
Join us on November 7th at the Federal Way Performing Arts & Event Center for an amazing evening of smart, successful, savvy women. You won’t want to miss this exclusive opportunity to learn from leaders about embracing strengths, making your own success, and transforming the way you live!
Presented by Kitsap Bank, Women to Watch 2019 is promised to be an amazing evening of inspiration and encouragement. Our events are for our subscribers, but when you buy an event tickets, a one year subscription is included, so welcome to the family! Purchase your ticket today!
A Night Market Experience
Before our speakers hit the stage and share their stories, we’re hosting a night market in collaboration with 2019 Woman to Watch speaker and Tacoma Night Market founder Leah Morgan. Local artists and makers will be selling all kinds of goods during our cocktail hour, so get there early for this exclusive experience that supports the arts.
Meet our 2019 South Sound Women to Watch
KD Hall, founder of the K.D. Hall Foundation and KD Hall Communications
When Kela Hall was on the verge of graduating college, she made a life-changing mistake that has haunted her personally and professionally. It was the graciousness of a few people that made her realize she was worth a second chance, and now she’s spreading that message of hope and empowerment to young women.
Danielle Kartes, cookbook author and co-founder of Rustic Joyful Food
No one gives us side-splitting laughs like the ever-authentic Danielle Kartes, who boot-strapped her cookbook and culinary brand with sheer will during one of the most difficult periods of her life. Now, she’s featured on shows including Rachael Ray and Pickler and Ben, and recently landed a major book publishing deal.
Leah Morgan, founder of the Tacoma Night Market
All her life, Leah Morgan has been embraced and seen the effects of a loving and supportive community. An artist herself, she understood how lonely it can be to create in isolation, so she created a vibrant space for local artists to be seen and collaborate with one another.
Erin Guinup, founder of the Tacoma Refugee Choir
A lifelong singer and performer, Erin Guinup founded the Tacoma Refugee Choir as a way to give a voice to local immigrants, second-generation Americans, and other community members. The non-auditioned choir is proof that though we may feel small as individuals, we are powerful together.
Melannie Denise Cunningham, Tacoma’s 253 Peace Queen
From a young age, Melannie Denise Cunningham felt the effects of oppression and has made it her life’s work to bring people of all races and backgrounds together to facilitate racial reconciliation and understanding. In 2018, she was named the Greater Tacoma Peace Prize recipient, which she rebranded as the 253 Peace Queen. She offers a poignant and approachable definition of peace that allows any individual to take action and create change.