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What is Females in Facilities?


Females in Facilities is a group for women in RFMA, Restaurant Facility Management Association. This group is organized by RFMA members and is dedicated to the empowerment and engagement of women within the RFMA community. The group's intent is to encourage members to communicate regularly, share industry best practices, offer support to females in the industry and discuss the unique challenges females encounter in the world of Facility Management. We are always open to dialogue and activities in support of our objectives.

How can I join Females in Facilities?

You must be a RFMA member to become a member of Females in Facilities. Once a member of RFMA, you may ask to join the Females in Facilities group on InSite, RFMA's exclusive online community.

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What are upcoming Females in Facilities Events?

FIF Book Club Call
When: Thursday, February 16th at 11am CST

We will be discussing the The Richest Man in Babylon by George Clason. 
What is The Richest Man in Babylon
Beloved by millions, this timeless classic holds the key to all you desire and everything you wish to accomplish. This is the book that reveals the secret to personal wealth. The Richest Man in Babylon is a book by George Samuel Clason which dispenses financial advice through a collection of parables set in ancient Babylon. Through their experiences in business and managing household finance, the characters in the parables learn simple lessons in financial wisdom. Originally a series of separate informational pamphlets distributed by banks and insurance companies, the pamphlets were bound together and published in book form in 1926.
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FIF Ladies on the Lawn Event at RFMA 2017
When: Sunday, March 5th from 11:00am to 1:00pm 
Join your fellow Female in Facilities members for our Ladies on the Lawn event. Enjoy a delicious picnic brunch and drinks while playing interactive team lawn games such as Giant Jenga, Yardzee, Flamingo Toss and more! Registration is $30. *You must be a RFMA Females in Facilities member and a registered RFMA 2017 attendee to participate in this event.
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Past Events:

Females in Facilities Kick-Off Call
When: Wednesday, July 27th at 11am CST

Females in Facilities RFMA 2016 Event

When: Sunday, March 13 and TBD time
Where: Gaylord Opryland Hotel & Convention Center in Nashville, TN

Females in Facilities Leadership Lessons Call
When: Friday, October 2nd at 1:00pm
Leaders being spotlighted: Becky Burton with Logan's Roadhouse & Michelle Higgins with Ameritech Facility Services

Females in Facilities RFMA 2015 Event
When: Sunday, February 1st from 11:00am-1:00pm
Where: Hilton San Diego Bayfront at RFMA 2015

RFMA 2014 Education Session selected by Females in Facilities
Leadership...Like You've Never Heard It Before!
Signature Speaker: Connie Podesta
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Females in Facilities RFMA 2014 Event
When: Sunday, February 16th from 1:00-2:30pm
Where: Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center

Female in Facilities Leadership Lessons Call
Two female leaders share their stories about becoming female leaders in their industries and lessons learned on this interactive call with other RFMA female peers. A question and answer portion will also happen during the call and you will be able to submit questions for the guest speakers when you register for the event online.You must be a RFMA member to participate on the call.

Friday, October 18th at 11am CST
Featured Speakers: Carolyn Roberts, Chipotle and Teresa Phelps, DENTCO


Friday, August 16th at 11am CST
Featured Speaker: Maryella Pegnato, Building Power
and Debbie Nelson, Darden

Friday, June 14th at 11AM CST
Speakers: Maria Johnson, CRFP, Director of Facilities at Pei Wei and Ann Nickolas, Director of Foodservice, Cintas Corporation



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more Calendar

Females in Facilities Virtual Book Club Call

3/4/2018 » 3/6/2018
RFMA 2018 Annual Conference

RFMA Gives 5K at RFMA 2018

Females in Facilities "Brush and Brunch" Event at RFMA 2018

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