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Marin Women at Work

"The girlfriends approach to building businesses".

Our vision at Marin & Sonoma Women at Work

is to bring women in business

together to encourage and support one another;

a group where our personal journey's are shared as well as our business goals and successes. And now more than ever we need to show our collective support. Strength in numbers.

We believe networking and community are the keys to success in business. 

When women work together anything is possible.

Today, tomorrow and always.

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Welcome to our Marin Women at Work site,

a networking & direct referral group for women in business.

Join our tribe!


Whether you have been in business for years or are just starting out, if you are an empty nester or ending a corporate career; we invite you to join Marin or Sonoma Women at Work. We are a community of  professional women that work together to build each other up to educate to share and most of all live life to its fullest while we are doing it. Life is too short not to have fun along the way!

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MWAW members support each other: Big shout out to MWAW member Letitia Hanke and her crew at ARS Roofing. They did a great job on removing my old roof and installing a new one -- the team was a pleasure to work with and it's great to support members in our group! And a lifetime warranty on the roof... feels great!

Jayne Brodie/Independent Rep Consultant

Featured members:

We hike together.

We have tea together.

MWAW is adding sponsors, please welcome:

To become a sponsor contact

Karen at

MWAW member listing $150/Sponsor $500/year

Books to purchase

Always looking to grow, improve and learn! These books deliver.  Click on the book to purchase.

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It is no surprise that I like this book, its like you are reading something your girlfriend wrote to you. If you are starting a business or feeling stuck or even a little insecure about your path, this is a must read. As business owners its easy to feel alone on your journey, Carrie will help you get to the next step.

Just started this book and I am already enjoying it immensely. Well written, instructive, providing useful tools for success. Everyone with goals can learn from Ray's success. Its a little intimidating as this guy is so smart and quite honestly I did not understand all of it, but Principles will help you level up.

I love this book! Jessica Butts writing style is direct, bold, honest; she allows for no excuses in making changes in your life. Even if you know your Meyers-Briggs Personality Type (or especially if you do) this is a must read

This is not a new read (published in 2011) but I love this woman and anything she writes. And this is book is different in that it helps you look outside the norm, to take a difficult situation and make it work for you. Think outside the box!

MWAW Member Review: We love this group of innovative and supportive Entrepreneurs. We have been members for 2 years and over that time developed strong relationships with women who have become mentors, clients and friends. Karen keeps the group focused yet casual...we are all encouraged to participate and be part of this amazing group of women. I encourage anyone looking to develop not only their business but themselves to attend a couple meetings so you can learn for yourself.  Molly & Deanna/Legacy Concierge Service

MWAW Podcasts can be found on all formats under the title (or click on the W below):

"Women at Work, Life Happens"

Podcast, Marin Women at Work podcast, educational podcast, women in business, networking events

How we connect:

Monthly networking luncheons 12-1:00pm

(held either the second Tuesday or second Wednesday, rotating to accommodate member schedules) Zoom call

Twice a month accountability group meetings

(hosted by time management coach Ulrika Brattemark) Zoom call

Monthly Happy Hour Collaborative Social 4-5pm

(the last Wednesday of the month where we connect with another networking group) Zoom call

Twice a month Mastermind Group w/Laurie Zerga /Marin SBDC  

When we can meet again: Safe Social Distance Gatherings: small groups, outside, masks worn

Positive Quote:

“I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day, and I believe in miracles.” – Audrey Hepburn

Tools/workshops to help support your business

Small Business Development Center

This program is available in many cities in the US and is a great resource for small business. Mostly free but if there is a charge its minimal compared to for profit support. Check out our local chapter Marin SBDC: 

YWCA 50+ Workshops

Tech training, resume workshops and full/part-time job leads:

For more info:



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Marin Women at Work

Marin Women At Work EST. 2014