Women's Power Networking

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About Women's Power Networking, LLC

Women’s Power Networking is dedicated to enabling professional women to achieve their highest potential by fostering a stimulating environment where they can form relationships, build alliances, share knowledge and provide support to one another. WPN celebrates the concept of womanhood and its outpouring of compassion, goodwill and encouragement.

Thank you for coming to Women’s Power Networking and for being curious. Women's Power Networking is a nationally recognized professional network for innovative and inspiring women. Our members are caring individuals that are at the point in their careers where building community, excellence in their field and innovation are their key motivating factors.   

WPN is the place for women to gather whether they are new in the business arena or seasoned. We value each and every woman for their accomplishments and their desire to grow and create abundance for everyone.   During our weekly Coffee and Contacts ™ meetings we enhance our  speaking and presentation skills, as well as share referrals and assist each other in all elements of business.  We want to know what’s trending in technology, social media and business processes. As we say we don’t just want to be in the curve, we want to create the curve.   Besides the weekly meetings, members and guests network at Power Lunches, keynoted by sought-after speakers, attend the Executive Roundtable for inspiring conversations, enjoy after-hours events, lunch and learns, the annual Tea Party, and other member-sponsored workshops and classes.

If  you are looking for a network to call home please contact us for ways to get involved.

If you are looking for a vendor for your personal or business use please use our search to find the perfect match.  If we can help you with this process just contact us for assistance.

 WPN Founder

Marilyn Shannon WPN FounderMarilyn Shannon

Marilyn Shannon is an experienced facilitator, superior court mediator, consultant, life/business coach, speaker, online international TV/Radio host and the Founder of Women’s Power Networking. As a speaker Marilyn is motivational and inspirational. Marilyn focuses her talks and workshops on communication, leadership, listening, personal growth and personal freedom and has facilitated large and small group meetings and workshops. Marilyn is known as “the listener”. Marilyn’s demeanor as a show host and speaker is warm and inviting. Her audiences feel engaged and inspired.

Marilyn’s involvement in many mediation programs led to “Dialogue” her private coaching practice where she specializes in working with children, teens, families, couples, individuals and businesses. Marilyn will soon release her book “In Just One Afternoon – Listening into the Hearts of Men”  dedicated to men and their new emotional and creative journey’s.

In Marilyn’s previous life she taught special education in the public school system, owned a furniture store for many years, was a marketing and advertising representative in both print and television. Marilyn holds a degree in Communications and Public Address from Syracuse University and is a wife, mother of 5 and Landon, Liev and Nolan’s grandma.

Marilyn can be found at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Administrators

Chris Rinehart Administrative ManagerChris Rinehart, Administrative Manager

I have served as Women’s Power Networking’s Administrative Manager since February 2014 and always strive to keep our organization at the forefront - whether that’s via social media, brainstorming about a topic for an upcoming Roundtable event or researching current business trends and ideas.  My passion is to provide exceptional support and information to Women’s Power Networking’s innovative, creative and energetic members and organizers.   One of the best perks of my role is that I get to lend a hand toward helping the wonderful and wise women that I work with every day to look great, feel empowered and ready to take on the world.   Please reach out and let me know what’s on your mind!  

Eileen Batson PR DirectorEileen Batson PR Director

Eileen draws on her successful experience as a marketing and public relations specialist for over 25 years to hold the seat of PR Director at WPN.

Currently, in addition to working with a few select clients, she is in the process of screening candidates for an opportunity to be mentored by a team of successful entrepreneurs using social technology in the context of commerce in today's "gig economy".

Pepper Oldziey WebmasterPepper Oldziey, Webmaster

Pepper has provided WPN with two websites, in 2010 and 2016. Pepper is a Graphic Designer, Web Designer and Corporate Web Strategist.

Her own company, Peppergraphics.com has been serving clients with professional print and web design for 50 years. Focused on assisting women in business to succeed and avoid the web scams and misinformation abounding in our commercial world, she currently provides business owners with successful transition strategies for responsive websites.

Chapter Organizers

 

North Carolina

Kathy Bartholomew
Kathy Bartholomew, Organizer Apex, NC Chapter, WPN Chapter OrganizerThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Marilyn Shannon WPN Founder
Marilyn Shannon, Organizer Cary, NC Chapter, WPN Chapter OrganizerThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Eileen Batson PR Director
Eileen Batson, Organizer Crabtree, NC Chapter, WPN Chapter OrganizerThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Liz Losey, Organizer
Liz Losey, Organizer Durham, NC Chapter, WPN Chapter OrganizerThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Shari Austin, Organizer Fuquay-Varina, NC Chapter, WPN Chapter OrganizerThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Patty Marr, Organizer
Patty Marr, Organizer Greenville, NC Chapter, WPN Chapter OrganizerThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Erin Edgar, Organizer Downtown Raleigh, NC Chapter, WPN Chapter Organizer

Michelle Olivis Parrish
Michelle Olivia Parrish, Organizer North Hills Chapter, NC, WPN Chapter OrganizerThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Elaine Bayless, Organizer
Elaine Bayless, Organizer North Raleigh, NC Chapter, WPN Chapter OrganizerThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mary Blake, Organizer
Mary Blake, Organizer Wilmington, NC Chapter, WPN Chapter OrganizerThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Virtual Chapter

Antoinette McLaughlin, Organizer
Autonnette McLaughlin, Organizer Virtual Chapter, WPN Chapter OrganizerThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Missouri

Krystal Rupp, Organizer
Krystal Rupp, Organizer Chesterfield, MO Chapter, WPN Chapter OrganizerThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Julia Lea Gray, Organizer
Julia Lea Gray, Organizer Creve Coeur, MO Chapter, WPN Chapter OrganizerThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Kathi Cartwright, Organizer Kirkwood, MO Chapter, WPN Chapter OrganizerThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Jennifer Watson, Organizer
Jennifer Watson, Organizer South County, MO Chapter, WPN Chapter OrganizerThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Rachel Sarino, Organizer
Rachel Sarino, Organizer St. Charles, MO Chapter, WPN Chapter OrganizerThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Jennifer Lasswell, Organizer Wildwood, MO Chapter, WPN Chapter OrganizerThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Christine Fladda, Organizer
Christine Fladda, Town and Country, MO Chapter, WPN Chapter OrganizerThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Pennsylvania

Davita Pray, Organizer
Davita Pray, Organizer Devon, PA Chapter,WPN Chapter OrganizerThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Judy Cohen, Organizer Glen Mills, PA Chapter, WPN Chapter OrganizerThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Teresa Kearney
Teresa Kearney, Organizer KOP and Limerick, PA Chapters, WPN Chapter OrganizerThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Patty Davis
Patricia Davis, Organizer Paoli, PA Chapter, WPN Chapter OrganizerThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Ellen Cox, Organizer Warrington, PA Chapter, WPN Chapter OrganizerThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Donna Walter
Donna Walter, Organizer West Chester, PA Chapter, WPN Chapter OrganizerEmail Donna

 

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 2017 Spring WPN Events

North Carolina



Missouri



Pennsylvania

The Return of Hattitude Power Lunch

Date: June 13, 2017
Time: Registration and Open Networking 11-12:00, Program 12:00-1:30/EST
Location: White Manor Country Club, 831 Providence Rd., Malvern, PA
Details: Back by popular demand! Men and Women Invited. Join us for excellent networking, support Manor House in Phoenixville, PA and meet WPN Founder Marilyn Shannon!
RSVP:  https://wpnreturnofhattitude.eventbrite.com
Contact: Teresa Kearney, teresa@expressdatasys.com

WPN Devon, Visitor's Day

Date: June 16, 2017
Time: 11:30am - 1:00pm/EST
Location: Barnes & Noble, 150 W. Swedesford Rd., Devon, PA
Details: Come meet the members of WPN Devon and learn more about Women's Power Networking
Contact: Davita Pray davita@davitapraycpa.com