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We dreamed up Women Catalysts to inspire more women to action.

 

Sometimes, the best plans are made while flying kites and drinking beers in the park.

What began as a passion project by two best friends is now a growing movement with thousands of women (and more than a few good men too!). 

 
 
Founders Lindsay Jean Thomson and Kim Hunter are magnetic community weavers who hold space for possibility to take root.
— Lindsey Dyer
 
 

Our Values:

The Catalyst Way

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Our Leaders

The SF Team

 
 
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Kim Hunter, Co-Founder

My goals for this year: To level up – own my expertise, embrace bold actions, and commit to the hard work to make it happen. Move and eat more greens. Expand my mind. 

Here's how you can help me: I’d love your encouragement, connections, and resources to grow Women Catalysts!

My best talents: My energy and passion to help people and causes thrive! I see opportunities and connections everywhere. 

My favorite resources: WC workshops and community. Seriously, our expert programming helps me lead a more healthy, wealthy, and wise life. I go back and watch past workshops – and our online community is incredible. What do you need right now? Let’s make it happen! 

 
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Lindsay Jean Thomson, Co-Founder

My goals for this year: My personal themes for the year are TRUST and TRUTH. Trusting that only I can create my path, and that living true to my values is the surest way.

Here's how you can help me: I don’t know! But I love to help and be helped. Send me a note if you have an idea :)

My best talents: Writing, making connections, and helping people realize their own potential. I’m a great cheerleader for holding your vision and making it real.

My favorite resources: So many – Moleskine notebooks for writing and keeping an analog calendar. The poetry of Hafiz and Mary Oliver for a bit of magic, even and especially in the mundane. Those apps that limit your time on social. Most of all: the Women Catalysts community is full of the brightest, most caring people around.

 
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Margaret Crandall, Community Manager

My goals for this year: Getting up to speed on all the web-based tools and platforms that we use to run Women Catalysts events, websites, and all the things!

Here's how you can help me: I write a weekly email thing. Sign up if you like it? (It’s free.)

My best talents: Writing, organizing, and helping people downsize their stuff.

My favorite resources: McSweeney’s for humor, antique stores for looking at pretty old things, any quiet park where I can sit with my dog, and this community because I learn so much from everyone in it. 

 

 

The LA Team

 
 
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Caley Alyssa

My goals for this year: Get my YouTube channel profitable. Start my podcast. Expand my brand beyond yoga: finances, meditation, relationships, lifestyle, giving, product review. Pay more attention to investments.  

Here's how you can help me: Tell me what topics, ideas, experiences are most interesting for you about relationships, dating, sex, love? 

One of my best talents: Public speaking.

My favorite resources: NYT and LJT!

 
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Terri Simon

My goals for this year: Start and finish rebrand of  terrisimon.com and Simon+.   

One of my best talents: Help people start and/or get unstuck.

 
 

 
 

The Seattle Team

 
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Courtney Irvin

My goals for this year: Prosperity, learning, and more Women Catalysts events. I'm challenging myself to stick to my budget (for reals this time) and gain a new professional skill. I also plan on bringing more WC programs to Seattle with my badass co-leader Jenna. 

Here's how you can help me: By telling me how I can help you. I really want to hear from the community about what types of programs and events they want to see from WC. Or if you have a really great bar rec in Seattle for our next WC happy hour!

One of my best talents: Creating experiences. 

My favorite resources: The Robinhood app and my stock-savvy boss ladies.

 
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Jenna Starkey

My goals for this year: To follow through on my intentions of making the most of my flexible schedule by taking Wednesdays off when I can, traveling home to see my baby nephew, and working in different cities whenever I can.

Here's how you can help me: Share folks who may be interested in taking my Enneagram workshops. :)

One of my best talents: Guiding people to identify and act on bringing their heart the most joy.

My favorite resource: Page on my website where I collect my favorite resources.

 
 

 

Our NYC Team

 
 
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Katie Tilson

My goals for this year: Harness my strengths and move past my weaknesses, all in an effort to be kinder to myself!

Here's how you can help me: Challenge me on what I'm good at and enjoy doing.

One of my best talents: Helping people see beyond their current challenge identifying roadblocks in their way.

My favorite resources: The Universe Has Your Back affirmation cards. I keep them on my nightstand and flip a new one over every morning. It's a great reminder that every day is a new one and how important it is to feel how you're going to feel.

 
 
 

 

Our Speaker Hall of Fame

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Our talks have raised over $30,000 for these worthy causes. 

Together, we have supported the important work of organizations dedicated to human rights, eduction, women, children, the arts, and alleviating poverty.

 
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