News & Events

Tues, October 17, 7:15 p.m.

Book Bags and NFL Book Club will be meeting at the home of Diane Sorensen. The book to read is Hillbilly Elegy by J. D. Vance.  Julie Underwood will be the discussion leader.  Please RSVP to Diane.

Thurs, October 26
Tempo WOW Spa Experience is set for Thursday, October 26 at Sundara, Wisconsin Dells.  Optional dinner on the way home at Biaggi's at Greenway Station, Middleton. 9 initially indicated availability for that date. Currently, 3 have actually signed up on the doodle.
Sign up via the following doodle:
You must choose and schedule the spa service of your choice directly with the spa (reserve with a credit card), by calling (888 - 735-8181). For a menu of services, go online to the spa tab. Be sure to print out the “spa health intake form” to bring along.  The spa suggests you reserve asap. The spa is open to us from 9am to 9pm.
Car pool meeting place is the park & ride at the end of Parmenter Street  (4340 Parmenter St, Middleton, WI 53562). The spa is an hour drive from the park and ride.
Sundara provides a big fluffy robe and slippers for the day. Just bring your swimsuit.
The spa experience usually begins with a 30-minute Purifying Bath Ritual ¬– a five-step self-guided treatment designed to cleanse the skin and clear the mind before our spa service. This ritual includes:
•      Rainfall shower and exfoliation (Sundara Sandstone Body Polish provided)
•      Soothing body mist before stepping into the steam room with aromas of rose and sandalwood
•      Cooling rainfall shower
•      Essential oil-infused hot pool with hydro jets
•      Cool plunge pool to benefit circulation
We then retreat to the adjacent Relaxation Lounge.

Fri, October 27 1:30-2:30 p.m.
TEMPO WOW Global Hotspots are thought-provoking discussions, conducted by UW faculty experts, about what’s happening in the world.
The next in the series will be Friday, Oct. 27 1:30-2:30 pm, at the Fluno Center’s Auditorium, 601 University Avenue. The topic: U.S.-Russia Relations: Challenges and Opportunities.” This talk focuses on five main challenges and opportunities for U.S.-Russia relations: distrust between the two countries, conflicting narratives of the past, conflicting strategies and motives, leadership and domestic political challenges, and opportunities related to shared interests.
The speaker, Yoshiko Herrera, is professor, Department of Political Science and director, UW–Madison partnership with Nazarbayev University in Kazakhstan. Herrera’s work focuses on politics in Russia and the former Soviet states, U.S.-Russia relations, social identities and norms, nationalism and ethnic politics, and constructivist political economy and international relations.
Join us for lunch beforehand (12 noon) at Porta Bella, 425 North Frances Street.
Sign up via the follow doodle:

Each person attending must also register online for the lecture at:

Mon, November 6, 12:00 p.m.
TEMPO Traveler Group  If you've got the time and want to talk travel, join the TEMPO Traveler Group on the first Monday of each month at Sofra Bistro in Middleton.

Thurs, November 16, 6:00 pm
TEMPO Happy Hour at The Madison Club  Do you want another opportunity to get to know your board and other TEMPO members in a casual setting - we have a great idea - come join us at our newly-created TEMPO Happy Hour!  These Happy Hours will follow our board meetings on the Thursday following the monthly TEMPO luncheon.  No registration necessary.  TEMPO Board members will be on the patio (weather permitting), or the club level bar, or third level pub.

Sat, November 11, 9:00 a.m.
TEMPO Breakfast Club:  Middleton Hills Branch  Show up at Prairie Cafe in Middleton Hills and join us for breakfast, coffee, and conversation, for as long as you wish to stay.  We each pay for ourselves.  Feel free to bring a friend, any friend!

  Welcome Back!


TEMPO is an invitation only, peer-to-peer organization in greater Madison that connects women leaders with diverse backgrounds and experience to support, advise, learn and create relationships with one another.

Dedicated to shaping the climate and culture of our community by allowing future generations of women to succeed, TEMPO Madison continues to grow, adapt and change.

TEMPO embraces the future, while staying true to its mission of encouraging the advancement of women in business, public service, academia and the arts.

TEMPO membership is comprised of approximately 290 women in executive and leadership positions throughout the Madison area community.

Members are invited to monthly luncheons with featured speakers intended to stimulate conversation and expand horizons. Networking events encourage TEMPO Madison members to connect with each other socially and maintain perspective on life outside of the office. Informal groups allow members to pursue connections with women who share interests, some involving book clubs, discussion groups and weekend breakfasts.


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