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.

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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.

Carolyn McGinn, Organizer Greenville Uptown, NC Chapter

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, 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.

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 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 WPN Chapter OrganizerThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Jill Oberkirsch, 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 OrganizerThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Christina Tarborelli, Organizer
Christina Taraborelli, Organizer Downington, PA and Co-Organizer King of Prussia Chapter, WPN Chapter OrganizerThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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, Co-Organizer KOP, PA Chapter with Christina Taraborelli, and she also serves as 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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 2019 Summer WPN Events

North Carolina

Cocktails and Contacts with the North Hills, NC Chapter

Date: Thursday, September 12, 2019
Time: 5:30 to 8pm/EST
Location:  StyleFinder Boutique, 4421-104 Six Forks Rd, Raleigh, NC 27614
Details: Everyone is welcome!  The Women's Power Networking North Hills Chapter would like to invite you to an evening of wine tasting, incredible door prizes, personal style and networking.  Be sure to bring your business cards because you never know who you'll meet at a WPN event. It will be a fun evening filled with fresh opportunities to meet business leaders in your community. 
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Play Like You Mean It! How Fun, Laughter and Joy Can Help Expand Your Business, Health and Relationships — Executive Roundtable

Date: Friday, October 11, 2019
Time: 3:00pm to 5:00pm/EST
Location: Mia Francesca | 4100 Main at North Hills Street | ##114 | Raleigh, NC 27609
Details: Everyone is invited!  Enjoy delicious desserts during this exciting and unique event! Dery, play expert, introduces us to the role of nature, play, and physical engagement in thinking, resilience, and innovation.  How can we be playful in and among our co-workers, clients and employees and how can doing so help us thrive?  We'll talk about all of this and more during this engaging discussion.
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Pennsylvania

WPN Devon Wholistic Wellness Fair

Date: Monday, September 30, 2019
Time: 3:30 to 6:30 pm/EST
Location: Sweet Pose, 1776 E. Lancaster Ave, Paoli, PA
Details: Calling all Wellness Professionals!
WPN Devon is hosting our first ever networking event for wellness professionals! If you are into Reiki, yoga, massage, chiropractic, and other modalities or interested in learning more about them, this is your event!
Admission is free. Light refreshments will be served. Vending opportunities available!
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