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.

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 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 third 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!  

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.


Trudy Tobias, Organizer Greensboro, NC Chapter, WPN Chapter OrganizerThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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

Jennifer Marr Kupa
Jennifer Marr Kupa, Organizer Chatham County, NC Chapter, WPN Chapter OrganizerThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Kara Collins, Organizer Greenville AM, 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.

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

Barnsley Brown, Organizer
Barnsley Brown, Roseanna  Matthews Co-Organizers Heart of Durham, NC Chapter

Barbara V Fields, Organizer North Hills, NC Chapter, WPN Chapter OrganizerThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Caitlin Barnes, Organizer North Raleigh, NC Chapter

 

South Carolina


Laurie Levin, Organizer Virtual Chapter, SC Chapter WPN Chapter OrganizerThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Missouri

Teresa Reiniger, Organizer Ballwin, MO Chapter, WPN Chapter OrganizerThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Denise Deckert, Organizer Des Peres, MO Chapter, WPN Chapter OrganizerThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Ashley McConnell, Organizer O'Fallon, 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 Murley, Organizer St. Charles, MO Chapter

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

Alicia Grier-Lewis, Organizer
Alicia Grier-Lewis, Organizer Philadelphia, PA Chapter,WPN Chapter Organizer

Christina Tarborelli, Organizer
Christina Tarborelli, Organizer Downington, PA and King of Prussia Chapter,sWPN Chapter Organizer

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.

Jill Paglieli, Organizer
Jill Paglieli and Marilyn Sarno, Organizers Glen Mills, PA Chapter, WPN Chapter OrganizerThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., WPN Chapter OrganizerThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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

 

Virtual Chapter

Heidi Mazur and Tasha Wilmore, Co-Organizers Virtual Chapter, WPN Chapter OrganizerThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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 2018 Spring WPN Events

North Carolina

 "Float Into Spring" - A Delightful Evening of Cocktails and Contacts Hosted by WPN's Fuquay-Varina Chapter 

Date: April 24, 2019
Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm/EST
Location: Pints Ice Cream and Beer, 512 Broad St, Fuquay Varina, NC 27526
Details: We will have finger food, beer/wine floats and coffee while we celebrate the theme: "Float Into Spring." Join the members of the Fuquay-Varina, NC Chapter for a fabulous night of networking and great plus raffle prizes! 
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"Speed Speaking" and Visitor's Day with WPN's Heart of Durham, NC Chapter

Date: Wednesday, May 9, 2019
Time: 8:15am - 9:15am/EST
Location:Saladelia Café, 4201 University Dr · Durham, NC
Details:  Everyone is Welcome! Bring a friend and join us for a sensational morning of fun, laughter and networking as we explore the theme: "Spring Forward In Your Life and Business!" Come and meet the wonderful women of WPN's Heart of Durham Chapter. Learn about the many benefits of WPN membership from those who are growing their businesses every day! To expand on our theme, we will have short "speed presentations" by each of our chapter members. See you soon!
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"Ocean-Centered Wisdom: What Can the Ocean Teach Us About Business?" - WPN Power Lunch Featuring Female Surf Boarding Extraordinaire: Maia Dery

Date: May 17, 2019
Time: 11:30am /EST
Location: Dino's Capri Restaurant, 6325 Falls Of Neuse Rd, Raleigh, NC 27615
Details:  Everyone is welcome!  We'll gather together to hear inspiring words from business leader and one of North Carolina's hottest female surfing phenoms:  Maia Dery!   Enjoy a delicious Italian meal as we relax, network and explore the link between surfing and success in the business world.
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