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In Her Corner

Student Competition



On May 19, two high school and two college teams competited in the final Think Tank competition at the Luncheon. Local community members and of course, Shark Tank's Daymond John, judged the students. Here are the winners!


Most Likely to Suceed Award:  Klick-A-Kane - an innovative attachment that keeps your walking cane close, safe and convenient while riding in a vehicle.

klick a kane presenting

Most Creative: The Reel Deal- a device to help eliminate cold hands and tangled duck decoys.

Reel Deal presentation

Social Impact: Rebuild Community Health and Wellness- a place to compact post-traumatic stress disorder by encompassing physical therapy, cognitive therapy classes, along with exercise and fitness modalities.


Judge's Favorite: Golf Shots- a plastic golf ball designed to hold your favorite liquor.

Golf Shots2

See these students pitch their ideas to Daymond John from ABC's Shark Tank, on Thursday, May 19 at 1:45 p.m. at the Oshkosh Convention Center. Learn more about that competition and how to register by clicking HERE. 

Purse Raffle

Check back for the 2018 Power of the Purse




Keynote Speaker

Stay tuned for the 2018 keynote speaker!

*Past keynote speakers include Daymond John from Shark Tank, Jennifer Siebel Newsom, Leigh Anne Tuohy and Erin Brockovich.

Registration & FAQ's

 WF Luncheon 24

Check back for information on the 2018 Power of the Purse!



Q: Will I receive a ticket for the luncheon?

A: No, we do not give out tickets for the luncheon. When you arrive you’ll check in at the registration table and your nametag serves as your ticket.

Q: I didn’t receive an invite. Did you send them out?

A: Due to this year’s increase in ticket demand, we did not send a physical invite. However, we did send an e-invite, a newsletter and a save the date magnet to our subscribers. To join our mailing list, please visit Women.OshkoshAreaCF.Org and in the orange “Stay Connected” box, type in your email address and click “Subscribe.” Also follow us on Facebook and Twitter to see constant updates and more details!

Q: If I paid for an entire table, do I have to give the names of all my guests?

A: Yes. It allows us to print your guests’ name tags for them to pick up at registration.


Information on sponsorship opportunities will be available soon.

Contact Karlene Grabner, Executive Director of the Women's Fund for any questions regarding sponsorships. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 920.426.3993 



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