These engaging programs are attended by 200+ professional men and women from companies of all sizes. In addition to networking with the region’s leaders, attendees enjoy world-renowned keynote speakers including visionaries, executives and celebrities. A non-profit organization is featured at each event, giving it an opportunity to share its mission and needs; while receiving donations and financial support from SPW sponsors and attendees.
These informal educational lunch programs are limited to 85 participants and feature an expert on a specific topic. The sessions are interactive and encourage collaboration and participation among the attendees and presenter. Topics include generational differences, social media, branding, legal issues and many more. Attendees take advantage of invaluable networking opportunities before and after the presentation.
Companies of all sizes are investing in SPW’s workshops as a way to retain and develop their high-potential female leaders. These interactive workshops include sessions on developing executive presence, negotiation strategies and effective leadership skills. The workshops, led by nationally recognized leadership development facilitators, provide the opportunity to connect with the best and brightest minds from leading organizations.
Women Helping Women Mentoring
These intimate circles bring together women of all generations and diverse professions in a confidential environment. Women share their experiences, knowledge, goals and workplace challenges, and build life-long relationships. Each participant receives personalized coaching and mentoring from peers, mentors and guest experts. Interested in applying or nominating someone? Let us know!
“Being involved in the Women Helping Women Peer Mentoring Program gave me access to women I likely would not otherwise have met. We have shared challenges and successes together and have built relationships that will last well after the program is finished. Building these relationships has helped with many of the soft skills in my professional development. Additionally, the topics discussed at each meeting target specific challenges that are faced by women in the workplace today.”
“SPW’s Women Helping Women Peer Mentoring Program is definitely the greatest thing I have done so far to enhance my professional growth. The confidence and insight I gained from these meetings really helped me to excel in the workplace.”
“My involvement in the Women Helping Women Mentoring Program has been extremely rewarding. To have the opportunity to meet and share experiences and advice with such a diverse group of women professionals has contributed to my overall growth. I am more confident in my contributions and more aware of my career potential. Thank you to SPW for this incredible experience!”
“WHW gave me more confidence in general as a professional woman, which lead to gaining more responsibilities and recognition within my company.”
“The support and valuable advice of this amazing group has provided me with confidence and encouragement to move forward with my professional development. I’ve already made steps toward adding credentials to my resume and speaking up for recognition of my contributions.”
No-Limits Leadership Initiative
SPW makes programs available to empower young girls with the confidence to reach their full potential and realize their ability to be future leaders in business, government, board rooms and the community. Women leaders share their leadership journeys, and provide insight on how to turn obstacles into opportunities. Scholarships are awarded to the top applicants during the program.
The Main Line Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with SPW and Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health has established the Helena Devereux Women in Leadership Award to recognize outstanding female professionals whose work has impacted the Greater Main Line Region in the areas of business excellence, community service, exceptional women’s leadership and the advancement of all employees.