Lead a Seminar

Periodically, islanders have generously given their time to present workshops/seminars on various life skills. Here is a sample of past events:

Upcoming: May 18, 2013

Budgeting Basics: Join Christine Williams for a 90 minute introduction to tracking your hard earned dollars. She will introduce the basic steps for setting up a budget to keep tabs on your cash inflow and outflow. Learn how to cut spending and start saving! This seminar will be held at Howes House in West Tisbury (across from Alley’s) on Saturday, May 18, 10:30am-noon. There is a suggested donation of $10 at the door. Please call 508-696-8880 and let us know you will be attending.

January 19, 2013

Margaret Skinner, probono lawyer for Dukes County Probate Court, will talk about Divorce in MA. She will cover the basics such as division of property, spousal support, and children. The workshop will be held at the Up Island council on Aging (Howes House) from 10-11:30. Individuals and couples are welcome

September 15, 2012

Wendy Chabot, M.D. hosted “Stress & Pain: How we can Help Ourselves” a discussion about how stress affects the body, and what techniques can be used for stress and pain relief in order to lead a more productive life.


June 20, 2012

Ken White, former career advisor at MIT, hosted “Is Your Job Fun?”, an interactive workshop to┬ádiscover your strengths and how they translate into the workforce.


October 19, 2011

Noreen Baker “The Clutter Queen” presented a seminar on how to reduce clutter in your home


May 14, 2011

Bonnie Marcus showed us how to “Take Charge of your Money, Take Charge of your Life” a workshop helping to better define our relationship to money.


If you are interested leading a public workshop or seminar, please contact us! (508)-696-8880 or womenempowered@comcast.net