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Mentoring by Design

Apr. 27th 2017

May 16, 2017 – May 16, 2017

1755 Blake St

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2017.05.16_Mentoring By Design

An evening of small groups of 4-5 students and young professionals sitting down with mentors from the WiD Principals Group (architects, engineers, landscape designers) over a light dinner. Opening remarks by Chris Nims of UCD’s Internship and Mentoring Program.


5:30 to 6:00 Arrival and Dinner

6:00 to 6:20 Opening Remarks

6:20 to 8:30 Small Group Mentoring


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March First Tuesday Recess

Feb. 23rd 2017

March 7, 2017 – March 7, 2017

1415 Market St.

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Network, socialize and learn about WiD at the next First Tuesday Recess Hour, hosted by the Education Committee.  Open to all members, friends, colleagues and anyone interested in learning more about WiD.  No RSVP required.


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Holiday Cooking Class with Sass

Nov. 6th 2015

November 17, 2015

Stir Cooking School

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Goat Cheese Crostini with Blood Orange and Black Pepper Marmalade – Great Holiday appetizer

Mixed Green Salad with Candied Pecans, and Apples with a Citrus Honey Mustard Vinaigrette – Dairy and Gluten Free

Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Bourbon Apple Chutney – Gluten and Dairy Free

Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Pancetta, Garlic and Shallots – Gluten and Dairy Free

Chocolate Peppermint Pot de Creme – Holiday and Indulgent

Capacity for this event is limited, so don’t wait to register!


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Habitat for Humanity Women’s Build

Jun. 23rd 2015

August 22, 2015 – August 22, 2015

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Habitat Build 4

Before Registering, please note you must:

  • Commit to the entire day, 8 AM – 5 PM
  • Fund raise $250 for Habitat for Humanity (A $50 credit card charge is required to reserve space but reimbursed when $250 donation is raised.)  
  • Be a member of WiD, so if your membership is expired or you need to sign up as a member, click here!

Send any questions to outreach@widdenver.org.

If you’re a student and want to apply for one of our five scholarships for the build, please fill in the application (including the essay) here.

If you would like to contribute, but can’t make it on August 22nd, Habitat is accepting donations of baked goods which will serve as morning and afternoon snacks for the volunteers from August 19 through the the 23rd. If you wish to donate baked goods please email Jeanne at jeanne@habitatmetrodenver.org.


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Prost Brewery Tour Draws a Thirsty Crowd of Designers

Oct. 28th 2012

A big thank you to all of those that bared the rain on Wednesday and joined us for our Fall Oktoberfest Networking Hour at the Prost Brewing Company that opened late this summer.

Once everyone got settled in and grabbed a beverage we had a tour of the brewery where all the magic happens. Prost focuses on German lagers which are rare to Denver breweries. This brewing takes longer and they use two large copper kettles to begin the brewing process, which were shipped over here from Germany to give that authentic German taste to all their beers. It was quite interesting to talk to the owner of the brewery as he was highly involved in the construction and starting up of this brewery. After the tour WiD members mingled around the equipment and enjoyed their freshly brewed beers.

Check out more pictures on our Facebook page!

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Habitat for Humanity Build Days

Oct. 11th 2012

Saturday November 3, 2012 – Saturday November 3, 2012

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Help build a Blue Spruce Habitat for Humanity House in Kittredge, CO-Your chance to work on a duplex that is striving to achieve a LEED Platinum rating as well as meet the 2030 Challenge. The “Flexplex” has been designated as the AIA Legacy Project and will be featured at the 2013 AIA National Conference in Denver. Hang out with WiD for a day and learn a new skill!! We’ll be setting up carpools and sending out more details to attendees so please RSVP early!


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Calling All Do-It-Yourselfers, Artists, Teachers…and more!

Oct. 10th 2012

FREE MATERIALS for upcycling…courtesy of ZeroLandfill Denver.  2 Days Only!

You will be received with a smile and sleep better at night!

If that isn’t enough to get a creative soul interested to learn more, perhaps this will help:

  • ZeroLandfill is a national initiative that is committed to reducing pressure on local landfill capacity specifically targeting Architecture, Engineering and Interior Design firms and their material samples.
  • In their initial effort this past Spring, the local chapter, ZeroLandfill Denver, diverted 9000 pounds of waste from landfills. WOW!
  • In their second effort, (happening now) the materials have already been collected and just need to be picked up for upcycling.
  • Hundreds of pounds of ceramic tiles, carpet samples, binders, fabric, etc. are waiting to be claimed and have their lives extended so they don’t unnecessarily head off to the landfill.

The pickup location is Design Materials Will Call, 10498 East 49th Avenue, Denver on Friday, October 12th or 19th from 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

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Early Childhood Education Design Conference

Sep. 10th 2012

Come visit  WiD at the Early Childhood Education Design Conference on October 19th and 20th.

For more information and registration, go to www.earlychildhooddesign.com

ECE Handout

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A Message from the Farm

Apr. 20th 2012

Granata Farms Summer 2011

On Saturday, March 30th, the Sustainability Park at 25th and Arapahoe was host to a fundraiser event for the Urban Farmers Collaborative. Food trucks, live music, tents with sustainable products (and advisers) and lots of interested people filled the site from 11:00-7:00.


First Annual Sustainability Park Fundraiser

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Get your WiD Punch Cards!

Mar. 15th 2012

Another success of the networking event in February was the launching our new WiD VIP Punch Cards.

Make sure you get one at the next event!  Fantastic prizes will be given away to the lucky member with the most punches.  So continue to check the calendar for any upcoming scheduled opportunities to get punched!

You get 1 punch each for bringing a friend and/or attending a networking event,  2 punches if your friend joins at that event, and/or attending a speaker or educational event and 3 punches for volunteering or outreach activities.
The rules are as follows:
  • You must be a member to redeem a punch card.
  • Turn in your punch card at the End of Year Event
  • Grand Prize for the Ultimate VIP – person with most punches
  • All full VIP cards will be entered into a raffle
  • Members are responsible for their punchcards -lost punches will not be tracked or replaced
  • Multiple VIP cards are encouraged!
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