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Upcoming Events


You can connect in so many different ways.

Great Dames offers events for women of all ages and backgrounds. All our events have a giving component where funds go to help support other women and girls. While women are our primary audience, supportive men also share in our community.

Our primary programs include:

Powerful Conversations Series
Peer Advisory Groups
Remarkable Ideas Competition
Circle Membership Community

2019 Events

Fall 2019

Great Dames Powerful Conversations

Great Dames.Great Guys
How Men Can Be Strong Allies for Women

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Monday, October 21 | 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Harry's Savoy Grill & Ballroom, North Wilmington, DE
Enjoy delicious hors d'oeuvres & soft drinks (cash bar); easy parking

Be part of a very important and timely conversation with women and men who are working to create greater impact together. That includes YOU! We'll be talking with:

Fred Dawson, Wealth Manager Focused on Women

Allison Garrett, Fearless Change Agent

Maria Hess, Communications Diva

Sarah Kenney-Cruz, Passionate PR Whiz

Pedro Moore, Venture Advisor to Daymond John of Shark Tank

Mac Nagaswami Macleod, Trailblazing Entrepreneur

Members enjoy a great discount!

Want a discount? Join the CIRCLE!


Thank you! Our 10th Anniversary Celebration event was a success, and our support for women & girls continues!

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Please donate to the Great Dames Action Fund.

 Your support empowers women and girls.

Great Dames Fund is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization (EIN: 47-2762190) and your donation is tax-deductible within the guidelines of U.S. law.

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2019 Great Dames Peer Advisory Groups

Now accepting applications for participation in our peer groups in 2019.


“I have met amazing, creative and strong women through the Great Dames peer advisory group that continually give solid advice, share their stories and support each other whenever possible.” (Great Dames peer group member)


Congratulations to our 2018 Remarkable Ideas Competition III Winners:

Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long, Erica Marshall, Sharon Kelly Hake

Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long, Erica Marshall, Sharon Kelly Hake

Erica Marshall, founder, Defendant Data Solutions

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Dorcas Olatunji, T^2: Transforming Transportation (Remarkable Youth winner)