A community full of support and empowerment.

Circles is a diverse network of professionals who support the mission of the Women’s Fund to improve the lives of all women, girls and anyone facing gender-based oppression in our community while creating a space where members can build authentic relationships with one another.

Shared Vision

Circles has a shared vision with the Women’s Fund, a community where everyone has the opportunity to reach their full potential.

Circles Mission Statement

Circles is a diverse network of leaders who support the mission of the Women’s Fund. Through Circles, members cultivate authentic relationships and leverage a community that supports and empowers each other.

Circles Inclusion Statement

Women’s Fund Circles is intentional about creating a community that builds brave and affirming spaces to empower women of all identities.

Circles members can expect:

  • Leadership opportunities
  • Project work that advances the mission of the Women’s Fund and your own personal passions
  • Relationships that will last well beyond the three years of active membership
  • To serve as an ambassador for women, girls and anyone facing gender-based oppression in the community through work with the Women’s Fund

Circles members serve a three-year term with applications opening in July. Each class is greater than 15 but not larger than 55 members. The attendance requirement for membership is to attend 75% of the monthly meetings, committee meetings as needed, participation in a group project, and attendance in least two Women’s Fund events a year. In addition we require a $100 donation to the Women’s Fund, some scholarships are available.

“I’m delighted to be a part of the Circles group; in a few short months it has already been very stimulating for me and I know there is tremendous potential for us to make a positive impact.”

- Circles member Angela Cooper


Circles members are selected for three-year terms based on community involvement, contributions in their workplace and their vision for all women in Omaha.

Jenny Sharrick, President
Megan Jarosz, Alum Relations
Kim Armstrong
Bridget Bumgardner
Marti Carrington
Naomi Hattaway
Claire Hoff
Heather Holmes

Candi Jones
Jessica Kennedy Matthews
Carmen Mayer
Erica Pieper
Marisol Rodriguez
Dominique Sierra
Melissa Wurth

Esmeralda Acosta
Viridiana Almanza
Jennifer Anderson
Kim Armstrong
Leia Baez
Kamrin Baker
Jillian Bateman
Angela Batson
Heather Belt
Jodi Benenson
Ayanna Boykins
Katie Broman
Bridget Bumgardner
Melissa Carlberg
Marti Carrington
Carmen Chagolla
Anne Duggins
Leontyne Evans
Megan Falke
Erin Feichtinger
Meghan Francis
Morgann Freeman
Allyson Freeman
Virginia Gallner
Taylor Givens-Dunn
Stacey Goodman
Kellee Grimes
Heidi Grunkemeyer
Naomi Hattaway
Racquel Henderson
Isis Hernandez-Troche
Tracy Hightower-Henne

Calli Hite
Claire Hoff
Heather Holmes
Jean Imray
Courtney Jacobsen
Megan Jarosz
Brenda Jennings
Bekah Jerde
Candias Jones
Peggy Jones
Jessica Kennedy
Keegan Korf
April Koske
Chevy Kozisek
Abby Krumholz
Amy Lawrenson
Andrea Lawse
Tsui Ling Toomer Martin
Jennifer Litton
Dahlia Lloyd
Katherine MacHolmes
Virginia Magnuson
Laura Marlane
Anayeli Martinez Real
Carmen Mayer
Brandy Menaugh
Kelly Morris
Megan Moslander
Lindsay Neeman
Noelle Obermeyer
Kimberley O’Donnell
Noelle Obermeyer

Andrea Padilla-Rosas
Alexis Pappas
Georgia Parment
Alisa Parmer
Wendy Pecoraro
Bethany Perry
Mandy Phillips
Erica Pieper
Lachelle Rankins
Marisol Rodriguez
Tracy Scott
Jenny Sharrick
Dulce Sherman
Dominique Sierra
Melissa Smith
Heather Tedesco
Margaux Towne
Mimi True
Sarah Tucker
Ashley Rae Turner
Stephani Tyrance
Kathleen Ulrich
Yesenia Valenzuela
Krystal Vuong Wegner
Cammy Watkins
Andrea Weare
Felicia Webster
Nanette Wellens
Melissa Wurth
Jenna Yentes
Hannah Young