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April 2017

April 2017 Dinner Meeting

April 18, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Maggiano’s Little Italy, Tysons Galleria 2001 International Drive
McLean, VA 22102 United States
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Free - $70

REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS NOW CLOSED. Please join us for our next meeting on May 16! Work-Life Balance: A Panel Discussion As professionals, we all must learn how to balance our responsibilities at work and at home.  We invite you to learn about how successful female executives manage this balance.  Our panel will share their own experiences and discuss topics related to work-life balance including office policies, setting priorities, volunteering, how to ask difficult questions, and more. PANELISTS  …

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May 2017

May 2017 Dinner Meeting

May 16, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Maggiano’s Little Italy, Tysons Galleria 2001 International Drive
McLean, VA 22102 United States
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$50 - $65

A Woman’s Guide to Financial Planning - What Matters Most Longevity, healthcare, earnings expectations and life paths often mean that women should follow different rules when it comes to planning for and living in retirement.  On average women tend to live 2-3 years longer than men, spend 3x as much as men on long-term care and  have about 50% as much in their retirement accounts as men.  A one-size fits all approach to planning simply won’t work.  In this class…

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June 2017

TOP GOLF June 2017

June 20, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Top Golf Alexandria, 6625 S. Van Dorn Street
Alexandria, VA 22315 United States
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$60.00 75 tickets left

Join us for our last event of the 2016-2017 program year at Top Golf Alexandria! What is Top Golf? Players hit micro-chipped golf balls that track each shot’s accuracy and distance while awarding points for hitting targets on the outfield. Anyone can play Topgolf, from aspiring golf pros to those who have never walked 18 holes. It’s competitive. It’s fun. Learn more: https://topgolf.com/us/alexandria/ Registration Your ticket includes two hours of golf and lots of appetizers including angus beef and buffalo chicken…

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September 2017

September 2017 Dinner Meeting

September 19, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Maggiano’s Little Italy, Tysons Galleria 2001 International Drive
McLean, VA 22102 United States
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$40 - $75

Success through Style In today’s fast-paced world, it is more important than ever to quickly and effectively show up looking and feeling your best. You only have seven seconds to make a first impression. What does your personal brand say about you? What does your style communicate when you walk into a room, a meeting or while networking? How can you discover or build upon your Intentional Image for success in business and your personal life? This thought-provoking presentation aims…

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October 2017

October 2017 Dinner Meeting

October 17, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Maggiano’s Little Italy, Tysons Galleria 2001 International Drive
McLean, VA 22102 United States
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$40 - $75

Nonprofit Tax and Legislative Update Join us for a Nonprofit Tax Update to hear the latest developments impacting tax exempt organizations. Joyce Underwood from BDO USA will discuss the current climate at the Internal Revenue Service and on the Hill, and provide you with insights on the latest issues impacting the nonprofit industry. Joyce Underwood Joyce Underwood is a Nonprofit Tax Director in BDO’s Greater Washington, DC office. She has more than 20 years of experience working with nonprofit organizations.…

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AFWA National Conference: Alexandria’s Original Ghost Graveyard Tour

October 30, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Alexandria Visitor Center – Ramsay House, 221 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
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$13.00

You'll follow an 18th century costumed guide by lantern light through the charming streets of Alexandria’s historic district known as Old Town. On this entertaining tour you’ll hear ghost stories, legends and folklore. You will also hear about unsolved mysteries, tales of romance and angry ghosts looking for revenge. Each tour is a one-hour, six-block walk. This tour is handicapped accessible. Tours meet at the Visitor Center located at 221 King Street, only two blocks from the Potomac River. We…

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November 2017

November 2017 Dinner Meeting

November 14, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Maggiano’s Little Italy, Tysons Galleria 2001 International Drive
McLean, VA 22102 United States
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$25 - $75

Confidence & Risk-Taking Workshop Join us for a Confidence & Risk-Taking Workshop to learn the importance of confidence and risk-taking in career trajectory and engage in workshop style activities to bring out subconscious tones and indicators of both confidence and risk-taking. Our speakers will convey the impact that confidence and risk-taking play in career growth, ensure that participants understand indicators of each, and challenge participants to take the next “risk” in their career. Rebecca Sager Rebecca (Becky) Sager is a…

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December 2017

December 2017 Social Event & Scholarship Fundraiser

December 12, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Muse Paintbar – Mosaic District, 2920 District Avenue
Fairfax, VA United States
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Our Tuesday, December 12, 2017 AFWA DC Chapter meeting will be held at Muse Paintbar in the Mosaic District in Fairfax (http://mosaicdistrict.com/services/muse-paint-bar).   An artist will lead us and all painting supplies will be provided, while we paint a wintry themed picture.  The cost is $50 per person and Muse will make a donation to the Scholarship Fund.  Each year we award a scholarship to a deserving student studying accounting and/or finance in the DC Metro area. Please sign up at the link…

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January 2018

January 2018 Dinner Meeting

January 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Maggiano’s Little Italy, Tysons Galleria 2001 International Drive
McLean, VA 22102 United States
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$40 - $75

Enterprise Risk Management as a Leadership Tool Join us for an Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) presentation, by Bob Westbrooks of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, which will provide perspectives and insights on ERM implementation in the public sector in general, share good practices and lessons learned from implementation within a small Federal office/agency, and demonstrate the applicability and value of ERM principles to leaders of teams and organizations of all sizes. Bob Westbrooks Bob Westbrooks is the Inspector General of the Pension…

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February 2018

February 2018 Student Night

February 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Northern Virginia Community College, 8333 Little River Turnpike
Annandale, VA 22003 United States
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Join us for our fourth annual student night at the Northern Virginia Community College - Annandale Campus (Mark Warner Building, Room CA 302) where we will have a panel discussion focusing on career advice, preparing resumes, the interview process and creating credibility in the workplace as a new employee.  Local area college students attend this event to learn about the accounting and finance professions, and general career advice. This is a free event for all and note that this event will not include dinner. …

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