FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
"All great achievements require time."- Maya Angelou
DO I NEED TO BECOME A MEMBER TO ENJOY THE ACTIVITIES OF BROOKLYN WATE?
No. However, membership has its privileges. Those who become members have the power to join “think tank” sessions, vote on Brooklyn WATE nominees for the Big Hat Event, early ticket sales and sneak peaks & event previews.
HOW DO I BECOME A MEMBER OF BROOKLYN WATE?
Joining Brooklyn WATE is easy. Simply click join, download our app and enter your name and email address. The BrooklynWATE App at this time, is only available for iPhone users. Don’t worry we are working diligently on the Android version.
ARE THERE ANY EVENTS DESIGNED FOR CHILDREN?
As we continue creating programs for the 2020 season, our community’s children have been kept in mind. Brooklyn WATE members will have an opportunity to give us suggestions on the programs they would like to see for our newest program, Brooklyn WATE Kids (BWK) Stay Tuned !
HOW CAN I PARTNER WITH BROOKLYN WATE?
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org We are always looking for ways to build relationships.
HOW CAN I VOLUNTEER WITH BROOKLYN WATE?
You are always welcome to donate your time, however a volunteer questionnaire will be required.
HOW CAN I DONATE TO BROOKLYN WATE?
Thank you so much for considering donating to our programming. Currently you can donate by sending your donation through PayPal to @BrooklynWATE. As a 501(c)3 tax exempt organization, your generous donation is tax deductible.
WHAT IS THE DRESS ATTIRE FOR THE BIG HAT EVENT?
We welcome color or print when attending the Big Hat Event. Color is in style and we can’t get enough of it, however we are seeking a bit of elegance -- think conservative with a trendy twist. Women should think “dressy casual” and take the venue into consideration. Need some more help? Visit our blog for some ideas.
WHY IS THE BIG HAT EVENT MORE EXPENSIVE THIS YEAR?
This year and going forward, individual tickets will include the Big Hat Event + 4 mini- events each month before the main event beginning in February 2020. Event Listings will be posted in January. Stay tuned.
WHAT IF I ONLY WANT TO ATTEND THE BIG HAT EVENT AND NOT THE SMALLER MINI-EVENTS?
We really want to connect with our participants prior to the event. Engaging our growing community is important to us. Unfortunately, there is one single price to attend the Big Hat Event and the mini-events are bonuses.
WHAT IF I’M UNABLE TO ATTEND THE JUNE 7TH, BIG HAT EVENT BUT I WOULD LIKE TO ATTEND THE SMALLER EVENTS?
Attending the individual mini- events without purchasing a ticket will cost anywhere between $30-$60/each. Individual Al-a-carte “Mini-Event” tickets will be available at the end of each month prior to the event.
I PURCHASED MY TICKET FOR THE BIG HAT EVENT, BUT NOW I AM UNABLE TO ATTEND.
Full refunds are available 30 days prior to the Big Hat Event. Partial refunds less than 30 days prior to the event can be considered on a case by case basis. Shoot us am email at email@example.com
ARE MEN ALLOWED TO ATTEND THE BIG HAT EVENT?
We love our Allies, but unfortunately this event is solely for women, but mini-events are open to men. Look out for our Brown Shuga & Honey Event in 2020!
HOW OLD SHOULD YOU BE TO ATTEND?
The Big Hat Event has had attendees as young as 13 years of age, however please be advised that some content and discussion material may not be suitable for younger audiences. We ask that you use your discretion.
HOW CAN I BECOME A VENDOR AT THIS YEAR’S EVENT?
Thank you for considering Vendorship with Brooklyn WATE. There are limited vending-spots for the June 7th event, but those mini-event will also need vendors as well. Click here for the application.
*(Psst, male vendors welcomed at the mini events*)
WHAT IS THE SUCCESSFUL WOMEN'S SERIES?
Our newest initiative, the 5-week Successful Women’s Series, is geared to the 15-19 year old young women living in the Bed-Stuy, Brownsville, Crown Heights, and East New York communities. This is an educational program designed to introduce participants to practical skills, techniques, or ideas which they can then use daily. We will only host 16 young women.
RSVP now, limited spots available.
HOW CAN I ADVERTISE WITH BROOKLYN WATE?
Advertisements at this time are restricted to our Big Hat Event giveaway booklets. If you would like your brand or company advertised, please send an email to BrooklynWATE.
However, e are currently curating a directory with resources and services. If you would like to share your FREE services or Services with a nominal fee, please Contact Us.