News & Events

Tues, September 20, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
TEMPO 3rd Quarter Birthday Party
Join your TEMPO friends at The Madison Club to celebrate your July, August, and September birthday!

Tues, September 20, 7:30 p.m.
Book Bags will be meeting at the home of Susan Tikalsky. The book to read is The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah. Please RSVP to Susan.

Fri, September 23rd
Tour of Sector 67 Hackerspace, 2100 Winnebago St, Madison
Meet at 3pm sharp for an engaging tour of the hackerspace.  Tour lasts approximately one hour.  For those that want to continue socializing, we will head to Alchemy restaurant on Winnebago St. afterwards for refreshments.  

Sector67 is a non-profit collaborative space in Madison, WI dedicated to providing an environment to learn, teach, work-on, build, and create next generation technology; including software, hardware, electronics, art, sewing, metalwork, apps, games, etc.

Free to TEMPO members and guests.  Please RSVP by Wednesday, September 21.

Sat, September 24, 9:30 a.m.
It's Country Club Weekend! Join us for a leisurely breakfast and wide-ranging conversation at Spring Garden Restaurant in Mount Horeb. Dutch Treat.

Mon, October 3, 12:00 p.m.
TEMPO Traveler Group  If you've got the time and want to talk travel, join the TEMPO Traveler Group on the first Monday of each month at Sofra Bistro in Middleton.

Sat, October 8, 9:00 a.m.
TEMPO Breakfast Club:  Middleton Hills Branch  Show up at Prairie Cafe in Middleton Hills and join us for breakfast, coffee, and conversation, for as long as you wish to stay.  We each pay for ourselves.  Feel free to bring a friend, any friend!

Mon, October 17, 5:00 p.m.No Strings Attached  Have you ever known a woman who had something happen to her that she just couldn’t handle financially?  A woman who normally could make it on her own?  A case in which a small ($100 - $500) payment means being able move on with her life?  That is the type of woman the TEMPO Madison group, Pay It Forward No Strings Attached helps.  

The group’s next semi-annual meeting is divided into two sections, both Monday, October 17, at Eve Galanter’s home, 109 North Roby Road.  The first one, from 4:30 – 5:30 pm will be for anyone who wants to learn more about the group, anyone who is a new member of the group and anybody who is interested in hearing more about the history of the group, who does what in the group, or who wants to learn more about the reports that are presented at the regular meeting.  
The second section is from 5:30 to 6:30 pm.  In that session we discuss how we are doing, various new ideas as well as vote on any issues that have come up.  If you are interested in joining the group or learning more about it, please contact Mary Hamre, or Eve Galanter,  

Thurs, October 20, 7:15 p.m.
NFL Book Club will be meeting at the home of Jane Richardson.  The book to read is The Hare with Amber Eyes: A Hidden Inheritance by Edmund de Waal. Christine Lidbury will be the discussion leader.  Please RSVP to Jane.




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Lori DiPrete Brown - The 4W Women and Wellbeing Initiative:  Leadership Lessons for Fostering Change



Join us Tuesday, October 11 to hear Lori DiPrete Brown present The 4W Women and Wellbeing Initiative: Leadership Lessons for Fostering Change.  Please plan to meet at The Madison Club at 11:30 for networking; lunch will be served at 11:55 a.m.  Your entree choices are Roasted Autumn Squash Salad with Curry Spiced Grilled Chicken or Grilled Tofu.  Both served with goat cheese, toasted pepitas, cranberries, and ginger maple vinaigrette.  Please register by Thursday, October 6October 2016 Luncheon Registration

One of the longest and deepest traditions at the University of Wisconsin, the Wisconsin Idea signifies a belief that education should influence people’s lives beyond the boundaries of the classroom. For more than a century, this “Idea” has become the guiding philosophy of University outreach efforts in Wisconsin and throughout the world. At our October meeting, you will have the guiding philosophy of University outreach efforts in Wisconsin and throughout the world. At our October meeting, you will have the opportunity to learn about one example of the Wisconsin Idea in action from Lori DiPrete Brown, Director of the 4W Women and Wellbeing Initiative at UW-Madison. 4W is a unique program that connects UW faculty and students with social change efforts that promote the wellbeing of women in Wisconsin and around the world.  In a relatively short time, the 4W Initiative has launched projects related to important issues including leadership, women’s health, micro-enterprise, and working to address human trafficking for sex.  Lori will talk about the progress to date and future of this exciting program and share insights about leadership gained from the experience to date.  She will also share her reflections about some of the special characteristics of Wisconsin and UW-Madison that made this success possible, and describe ways the TEMPO members can engage with 4W. 

Lori DiPrete Brown is the Director of the 4W Women and Wellbeing Initiative at UW-Madison.  A Distinguished Faculty Associate with the Global Health Institute and the School of Human Ecology, she is engaged with global health education and partnerships around the world.  UW programs to address gender and wellbeing include reproductive health, microenterprise, local to global efforts to end human trafficking, and empowerment of women in agriculture, to name a few.  DiPrete Brown served as a Peace Corps volunteer and has worked with USAID, the Pan American Health Organization, WHO, Care, and Save the Children. She received a BA from Yale University, and a MSPH and MTS from Harvard School of Public Health, and the Harvard Divinity School.  She is the author of a novel, Caminata, which is based on her Peace Corps service in Honduras, and she blogs about global health at


TEMPO Madison Dues Renewal 2016-2017

The TEMPO 35th Anniversary Celebration
Continues with TEMPO Leadership Series

In honor of our 35th anniversary, the TEMPO Foundation is pleased to offer active members a chance to attend an exclusive, three-part Executive Leadership Series created for TEMPO by the Wisconsin Executive MBA Program at the Wisconsin School of Business.
As a leader in Madison looking to hone your professional skills and learn from other smart, inspiring business women, the Executive Leadership Series is not to be missed.
Join us for one or all three sessions each offered over breakfast or lunch. Cost for the series is $35 for the first 60 active TEMPO members who register, including meals and parking.
This is an incredible value for executive education from one of the top business schools in the country. Among U.S. public, part-time MBA programs, the Wisconsin Evening MBA Program is ranked #13 by U.S. News and World Report and the Wisconsin Executive MBA Program is ranked #15 by the Economist.

     Registration Open Now for First 60 Active TEMPO Members
In order to ensure a reserved on campus parking space for each of the executive series sessions you must be one of the first 60 active members of TEMPO to register.  Registration for the entire three-part series is available to active members for the rate $35.00.  If you do not wish to register for the full three-part series you may register now for the October 19, 2016, session at the rate of $25.00.  Guests are also welcome for the October 19 session at the rate of $25.00 per registrant.
~Register Online~

Coming in November:  Information coming soon!



“Supporting the Next Generation of Women Leaders” from TEMPO Madison on Vimeo.


TEMPO MADISON MAIN_060812_VIMEO sdws.mp4 from TEMPO Madison on Vimeo.

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