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As a member you have access to game-changing members-only groups, as well as to Dreamers // Doers extended community. This page gives an overview of both, as well as a deep dive into essential members-only posting guidelines.


D//D Members-Only Groups

Highly curated

Need to be invited/referred to D//D membership, apply, get approved, pay membership dues.

High-touch/high-impact

An incredibly thoughtful, powerful and authentic network of women that will completely transform both your professional and personal life.

D//D Extended Community

Somewhat vetted

Any trailblazing woman can request access to these groups, basic screening takes place.

Far-reaching

By reaching a much wider audience, this is the perfect setting for finding your next hire or promoting an upcoming event.


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You also have access to Dreamers // Doers extended community groups which are much less high touch (or curated) - but that can still be utterly life-changing, depending on your specific needs.

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Specifically, D//D Jobs & Gigs with a reach of over 20k trailblazing women, is an incredibly powerful tool for finding your next hire or dream job/gig! Leverage D//D Housing for all your housing-related needs. Swing by local groups to share and find out about local happenings: NYCSFLAPHL, BOSMIA, DC, LondonBerlin.


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Dreamers // Doers member-only groups is where the magic happens. The sky is the limit; but it all depends on what you put in. The more initiative you take - the more magical your experience will be!

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Align yourself with Dreamers // Doers values and guidelines by being thoughtful (in your interactions), maintaining a high giving vs. asking ratio (while setting healthy boundaries) and emphasizing true connection with fellow members.

Group Pro Tips

  • Search bar: Before posting first utilize the group search bar to help uncover relevant past posts/threads.

  • Category tags: Browse through category/topic tags to uncover a true treasure of past posts and wisdom.

  • Hashtags: For reading ease add hashtags to the header of your post to give a preview of what your post is about.

  • Pinned posts: Refer to the pinned/announcement posts (top section of each group) for pro tips/guidelines.

Giving Culture

Core to Dreamers // Doers is its emphasis on giving and being #bettertogether.

Everyone has different strengths & enjoys giving in different ways. We leave it to you to decide how you can have the biggest impact! Be equally comfortable setting boundaries as needed. AKA give in a way that energizes you!

Get To Know Fellow Members!

The more fellow members you get to know - the more powerful your Dreamers // Doers journey will be!

Engage by joining calls, interacting in groups, posting an #introduction, helping fellow members with their asks, sharing your knowledge via an offer/Office Hours, suggesting an online/offline get-together on a topic you’re passionate about.


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Impactful offers & opportunities.

Group-specific guidelines

This group is all about authentic, powerful and impactful offers! Scroll through the Offers group & Top Offers to get ideas for optimal posts.

Mutual support & thoughtful asks.

Group-specific guidelines

Dreamers // Doers is all about being #bettertogether. Via this group you can support others and also put out asks of your own.

Get to know each other, keep it real.

Group-specific guidelines

Life & More is where we can truly get to know each other and celebrate and share the many highs & lows that make out the entrepreneurial journey.

Examples of great posts:

✔️ Your expertise/knowledge (via 1x1 access or Office Hours).

✔️ Speaking/PR opportunities.
✔️ Grants/funding opportunities.

✔️ Access to event space.

✔️ Invite-only events.

What shouldn’t go in Offers:

❌ Anything that is a part ask part offer (this should go in D//D Asks).
❌ Anything w a cost associated to it (you can share this via the Special Offers thread), incl. discount codes, product/service endorsements.

❌ Sweepstakes/giveaways should go on the Special Offers thread.
❌ Free webinars (not-D//D specific) should go on the content thread.

❌ Any jobs/gigs & housing posts should go in Jobs/Gigs & Housing.
❌ Regular event listings (i.e. not related to speaking opps etc.) should go in local groups.

Fantastic posts for Asks:
Asks that bring together fellow members to share wisdom, tactical advice & helpful resources.

Best practices:

✔️ Clear formatting & language.

✔️ Providing sufficient context.

✔️ Expressing gratitude.
✔️ Maintain a high giving vs. asking ratio.

✔️ Including a counteroffer. Esp if you’re posting about a “bigger ask”.

What’s not ideal for Asks:

❌ Direct asks for money are tricky, i.e. gofundme campaigns etc. These generally work best to distribute in your personal networks vs. in D//D.

❌ No hardcore promotions. Instead, you can get yourself listed in the Products/Services Guide or share promos via the Special Offers thread.

Examples of great posts:
✔️ #Introduction — We ask every member to introduce themselves = we want to get to know you!

✔️ #‎Brag — We don’t nearly celebrate our wins enough, we make a point to celebrate more, together!

✔️ #RealTalk — Anything goes. This is a safe space, and we don’t nearly have enough opportunities to keep things real…

✔️ #DDIRL — Propose getting together w fellow members or share pics of you connecting w a fellow member(s)!

✔️ #DDGratitude #DDSuccess #ShoutOut — Share incredible experiences & success stories you’ve had bc of D//D and its fellow members.


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As a Dreamers // Doers member, you can reach out to us anytime, with any questions via membership@dreamersdoers.me or schedule a 1x1 call with us:


 

Community Agreement

Dreamers // Doers strives to maintain a high-impact community that embodies its core values and membership criteria. We expect all members to understand and adhere to our guidelines and Community Agreement (not doing so may lead to non-renewal of Dreamers // Doers membership). The list of expected behaviors below is not all-inclusive. As a general rule of thumb we ask members to be thoughtful, considerate, and communicative - but also understanding of each other. Empathy, mutual understanding, and kindness tend to lead to better outcomes for everyone involved. Dreamers // Doers reserves the right to make changes to the Community Agreement.

Expected Behaviors:

  • Maintaining a high giving > asking ratio.

  • Being conscious about setting healthy boundaries (focusing on giving in a way that energizes vs. depletes).

  • Being respectful of each other and each other’s time; this includes: 

    • Expressing gratitude to other members, either during/after 1x1 interactions, or by providing a shoutout in the Life & More group.

    • Following through with attending a member-hosted events you’ve RSVPed to or received a free ticket for.

    • Rescheduling member-offered 1x1 opportunities only if absolutely necessary.

    • Being proactive and communicative about changes in plans as they pertain to member offers or other arrangements made with members.

    • Never “hard selling” members on products/services, especially if it pertains to an offer that had been extended to the group.

    • Not engaging in cold outreach/solicitation of members.

    • Not assuming or expecting members to provide services for free (unless a specific offer on this has been made).

    • Not collecting/using email addresses shared within Dreamers // Doers groups for a purpose other than what the email addresses were provided for.

  • Connecting with fellow members and trying to truly get to know them.

  • Proactively encouraging, cheerleading and supporting fellow members.

  • Familiarizing oneself with community and posting guidelines, and adhering to them.

Feedback

If you’ve had an experience with another member which you believe strongly jeopardizes the integrity of the community, you can let us know via this form (which can be submitted anonymously).  If you prefer, you may also hop on a brief 1x1 call with one of our team members to share your feedback. Note that we generally aim at collecting at least two data points before taking potential action (depending on the perceived severity of a particular issue).

We also highly encourage you to give members who have supported you on your journey a shoutout, either by expressing gratitude directly to them or via a #ShoutOut #Gratitude post in the Life & More group.

If you’d like to leave feedback on Dreamers // Doers as whole, you can fill out this form.

Membership Renewals

Membership renewal decisions are always made with the community in mind, and with an attempt to balance not only engagement within the community but also feedback from other members. These decisions are oftentimes based on our capacity to meet a member’s needs and our assessment of the group’s overall characteristics such as demographics and industry representation. Per Dreamers // Doers Terms of Use, decisions not to renew are within Dreamers // Doers discretion, and deliberations regarding these decisions are strictly confidential.


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