Past Events

Avoiding Emotional Decision Making Through Thinking of Decisions as Bets

Thursday, June 14, 2018

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Presented By: Annie Duke, Decision Strategist and Professional Poker Player & Champion Featured Non-Profit: How I Decide Event Sponsors: Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union, Lincoln Financial Group, Nolan Painting, Valley Forge Tourism & Convention Board

How Service is a Win-Win For Companies and Employees:

5 Things I learned Through Volunteering

Lorina_Marshall-BlakePresented By: President of the Independence Blue Cross Foundation and Vice President of Community Affairs, Rev. Dr. Lorina Marshall-Blake Featured Non-Profit: Women’s Veterans Center Event Sponsors: Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union, and Monarch Staffing

Why Successful Businesses

Are All In for Gender Equity

February 28, 2018

Josh LevPresented By: Josh Levs, Author, Entrepreneur and Former CNN & NPR Journalist Featured Non-Profit: Ronald McDonald House, Philadelphia Event Sponsors: Barclaycard, Monarch Staffing, PECO and Tompkins Insurance

Leading Yourself

and Others To Greater Success

January 24, 2018

Courtney Lynch HeadshotPresented By: Courtney Lynch, CEO of LeadStar Featured Non-Profit: Girls Today, Leaders Tomorrow Event Sponsors: Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union, Kamelot Auction House, Lincoln Financial Group, Nolan Painting, and  PECO

Lessons Learned:

Stay in the Driver’s Seat of Your Own Career

November 2, 2017


Presented By: Martha Soehren, Chief Talent Development Officer and Senior VP of Comcast Featured Non-Profit: Greater Philadelphia Veterans Network Event Sponsors: Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union, Hollister Creative, and PECO



Working Together Successfully

September 13, 2017

tammy_hughes_forwebPresented By: Tammy Hughes, President of The Heim Group, LLC Featured Non-Profit: Melmark Event Sponsors: Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union, Hollister Creative, Lincoln Financial Group, and PECO

Master Your Brand:
Building Success Off Of What You Already Have

June 29, 2017


Presented By: Brenda J. Bacon, President and CEO of Brandywine Living Featured Non-Profit: Main Line Art Center Event Sponsors: Kamelot Auction House, Lincoln Financial Group and PECO

Elevating Women In The Workplace: Strategies For Overcoming The Odds When The Odds Are Against You

May 24, 2017


Presented By: Madeline Bell, President and CEO of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia  Featured Non-Profit: Children Hospital of Philadelphia Event Sponsors: Hollister Creative, Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union, Lincoln Financial Group and PECO

It’s About More Than Hairstyle And The Dress: Women And The Media

March 23, 2017

rebecca_traisert_forweb         Presented By: Rebecca Traister, Author, Political & Cultural Journalist Featured Non-Profit: Community Volunteers In Medicine Event Sponsors: BMW, Davio’s & Lincoln Financial Group

The Art Of A Turnaround One Fact-Based Decision At A Time

February 1, 2017

dawn_zier_forweb         Presented By: Dawn Zier, CEO of Nutrisystem, Inc. Featured Non-Profit: American Heart Association Event Sponsors: Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union, Hollister Creative and Nutrisystem, Inc.

Shut Up and Say Something: Communicating Your Message For Maximum Impact

November 10, 2016


Presented By: Karen Friedman, International Communications Expert Featured Non-Profit: Woodlynde School Event Sponsors: Giant, Lincoln Financial Group and PECO

Removing Economic Barriers In Education

June 30, 2016


Presented By: Linda Cliatt-Wayman, Principal of Strawberry Mansion High School Featured Non-Profit: Strawberry Mansion High School Event Sponsors: Giant, Kamelot Auction House and PECO

From Homeless To Award-Winning Attorney: Don’t Be Afraid, Be Fearless!

May 12, 2016


Presented By:Nikki Johnson-Huston, Mentor and Motivational Speaker Featured Non-Profit: People’s Emergency Center Event Sponsors: Lincoln Financial Group and Giant

Business Secrets: What Men Don’t Want Women To Know

April 7, 2016


Presented By: Gail Evans, Diversity Expert and Best Selling Author Featured Non-Profit: Women’s Humane Society Event Sponsors: Coach2Achieve, Hollister Creative and Lincoln Financial Group

An Entrepreneur’s Idea Turned Into Billions…One Bear At A Time

March 10, 2016


Presented By: Maxine Clark, Founder of Build-A-Bear Workshop & Former Chief Executive Bear Featured Non-Profit: Bringing Hope Home Event Sponsors: Giant

Work Smarter, Reduce Your Stress And Lead By Example

February 11, 2016

Steve-McClatchy-For-SPW-Site         Presented By: Steve McClatchy, Performance and Personal Growth Expert & New York Times Best Selling Author Featured Non-Profit: Big Brothers Big Sisters Event Sponsors: Kamelot Auction House and Lincoln Financial Group

Gratitude, Grit And, Grace: Formula For Social Change

November 12, 2015


Presented By: Sister Mary Scullion, Executive Director and President of Project HOME Featured Non-Profit: Project HOME Event Sponsors: PECO, Hollister Creative, Giant, Coach2Achieve, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices/ Fox & Roach, Realtors

Living Fearlessly: Meet You Inner Risk Taker!

October 7, 2015

photo-for-spw-site       Presented By: Lu Ann Cahn, Emmy-Award Winning TV News Journalist Featured Non-Profit: Back on My Feet, Philadelphia Event Sponsors: PECO, Hollister Creative, Lincoln Financial Group, Navigate

Renowned Body Language Expert: 6 Powerful Strategies To Get What You Want NOW!

June 17, 2015


Presented By: Janine Driver – Body Language Expert, Detecting Deception Guru & Author

Featured Non-Profit: MusicWorks

Event Sponsors: Hollister Creative, Lincoln Financial Group, Keystone Gardens, Kamelot Auction House

I Shouldn’t Be Telling You This…Gutsy Moves Get You Noticed!

April 16, 2015


Presented By: Kate White, Former Editor-in-Chief of Cosmopolitan

Featured Non-Profit: Canine Partners for Life

Event Sponsors: Giant, Keystone Gardens, Lincoln Financial Group

STOP MARKETING NOW! The Wall Street Journal’s Declared “Marketing Guru” Shares His Strategies

March 18, 2015


Presented By: Michael Port, Author, Speaker and Entrepreneur

Featured Non-Profit: Woman to Woman Event Sponsors: Giant, Keystone Gardens, Susanna Foo

LEADERSHIP SECRETS: Confidence and Competence Meet!

February 11, 2015


Presented By: Grace Killelea, Leadership, Development and Branding Expert

Featured Non-Profit: Home of the Sparrow Event Sponsors: Hollister Creative, Kamelot Auction House, Lincoln Financial Group, Giant, Keystone Gardens

An Unlikely Twist to Make, and Impact, Millions

November 12, 2014

Anne-Beiler       Presented By: “Auntie” Anne Beiler Founder of Auntie Anne’s Pretzels Featured Non-Profit: SWAN: Scaling Walls a Note at a Time Event Sponsors: Hollister Creative PECO Stephen J. DiOrio, CLU, ChFC, Agency, State Farm

Create Your Own Brand

October 9, 2014

Mary-Lou-Quinlan         Presented By: Mary Lou Quinlan, CEO of Just Ask a Woman Featured Non-Profit: Covenant House, Philadelphia Event Sponsors: Giant Keystone Gardens Lincoln Financial Group Susanna Foo

Lean In, Speak Up, Stand Out: Embrace Center Stage

July 30, 2014

Tracy-Davidson         Presented By: Tracy Davidson, NBC 10 Multi-Emmy Award Winning News Anchor Featured Non-Profit: Baker Industries Event Sponsors: Hollister Creative
Kamelot Auctions
Lincoln Financial Group
Stephen J. DiOrio, CLU, ChFC, Agency, State Farm

Take Risks: Stop Playing it Safe!

June 19, 2014

LeAnn-Talbot         Presented By: LeAnn Talbot, Senior Vice President, Freedom Region at Comcast Corporation Interviewed By: Reneé Amoore Featured Non-Profit: Laurel House Event Sponsors: Giant, Hollister Creative, Keystone Gardens

Could Giving be the Secret to Getting Ahead?

April 9, 2014

Adam-Grant         Presented By: Adam Grant, NY Times Best-Seller and Wall Street Journal Best-Selling Author of “Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success” Featured Non-Profit: Penn Vet Working Dog Center for Cancer Detection Event Sponsors: Coach2Achieve, Keystone Gardens, Stephen J. DiOrio, CLU, ChFC, Agency, State Farm

Mastering Resilience : The Key to Rising the Ranks

March 11, 2014

Emily-Bennington       Presented By: Emily Bennington, International Keynote Speaker Featured Non-Profit: Friends Association for Care and Protection of Children Event Sponsors: Hollister Creative, Lincoln Financial Group, Susanna Foo

Your Network = Your Net Worth

February 12, 2014

Pamela-Ryckman       Presented By: Pamela Ryckman, Journalist, Speaker and Author of “Stiletto Network” Featured Non-Profit: Alzheimer’s Association Event Sponsors: Kamelot Auctions, Keystone Gardens, Lincoln Financial Group, Stephen J. DiOrio, CLU, ChFC, Agency, State Farm, Susanna Foo

The Art of the Ask: Negotiating with Confidence

November 21, 2013

November-2013-headshots           Presented By: Selena Rezvani NBC, ABC & NPR Contributor, National Speaker and Author Featured Non-Profit: Main Line Deputy Dog Event Sponsors: DiBruno Bros Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union Susanna Foo Gourmet Kitchen Univest RKO Media

Power of the Purse: Pitching and Profiting

October 23, 2013


        Presented By: Linda Anne Galante, Partner Stradley Ronan, and Gold Seeds Investor, Karen Griffith Gryga, Executive Director, DreamIt Ventures, and Joanne Lang, Founder and CEO AboutOne Moderated By:Gloria Rabinowitz, Managing Director, Golden Seeds Philadelphia Featured Non-profit: TechGirlz Event Sponsors: Chariot Solutions Coach2Achieve Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union Stephen J. DiOrio, CLU, ChFC, Agency, State Farm Univest Fox Rothschild LLP

Workplace Humor Straight From Broadway

July-2013-headshots       Presented By: The Water Coolers Featured Non-Profit: Philadelphia Veterans Comfort House Event Sponsors: Keystone Gardens Binni & Flynn’s Susanna Foo Gourmet Kitchen Univest Warrior Sponsors: Trigon Technology Aqua Pennsylvania Giant Foodstores 5 Star Women Entertainment Sponsor: EastCoast Entertainment

Social Media ROI: Branding, Business and Your Bottom Line June 19, 2013

June-2013-headshots         Presented By: Melinda Emerson, Forbes #1 Influential Woman for Entrepreneurs, NY Times Blogger, Author and Social Media Expert Featured Non-Profit:Entrepreneur Works Event Sponsors: Chariot Solutions Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union Seasons 52 Susanna Foo Gourmet Kitchen Stephen J. DiOrio, CLU, ChFC, Agency, State Farm Univest

Vision Driven: Insights from the C-Suite May 23, 2013

May-2013-headshots       Presented By: Michelle Lee, NE Region President of Wells Fargo, and Eileen McDonnell, President and CEO of Penn Mutual Moderated By:Tracy Davidson, NBC 10 Anchor Featured Non-Profit:The Ceres Society of Philabundance Event Sponsors: Chariot Solutions Keystone Gardens Lee Hecht Harrison Seasons 52 Binni & Flynn’s

Understanding the Language of Gender April 18, 2013

April-2013-headshots       Presented By: Peter Dean, Founder and President of Leaders by design, and Molly Shepard, President and CEO of The leader’s Edge Featured Non-Profit: Francisvale Home for Smaller Animals Event Sponsors: Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union Keystone Gardens Binni & Flynn’s Stephen J. DiOrio, CLU, ChFC, Agency, State Farm

Judge to Non-Profit CEO: What’s the Next Chess Move? March 12, 2013


        Presented By: Judge Renee Cardwell Hughes, CEO of American Red Cross- Southeastern PA Featured Non-Profit: Red Cross House – Center for Disaster Recovery Event Sponsors: DiBruno Bros. Elayne Howard and Associates Keystone Gardens Binni & Flynn’s Susanna Foo Gourmet Kitchen

From the Oval Office to Your Office February 7, 2013

Feb-2013-headshots         Presented By: Karen Dougherty Buchholz, VP Administration of Comcast Corporation, Farah Jimenez, President and CEO of People’s Emergency Center, and Sue Schick, CEO of UnitedHealthcare Moderated By: Renee Amoore, President of the Amoore Group Featured Non-Profit:Cradles to Crayons Event Sponsors: Chariot Solutions Elayne Howard and Associates Kamelot Auctions Stephen J. DiOrio, CLU, ChFC, Agency, State Farm

5 Generations, 1 Workforce – Are You Ready? November 28, 2012

November-2012-headshots         Presented By: Kim Huggins, President of KHR Solutions and Nationally recognized Speaker on the Multi General Workforce Featured Non-Profit: Women’s Resource Center

Local Entrepreneur Turned Millionaire: Steps to Ensure Your Success October 16, 2012

October-2012-headshots         Presented By: Dave Magrogan, Entrepreneur, International Speaker, and Author Featured Non-Profit: Wings for Success

Never Take No For An Answer July 25, 2012

July-2012-headshots         Presented By: Lisa Scottoline, New York Times Best Selling Author and Today Show Favorite Featured Non-Profit: New Leash on Life

Wawa’s Marketing Secrets June 21, 2012

June-2012-headshots         Presented By: Carol Jensen, Wawa’s Chief Marketing Officer Featured Non-Profit: Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia

Business in the 21st Century.. What’s Ahead? May 15, 2012

May-2012-Headshots         Presented By: Amanda Bennett Executive Editor of Bloomsburg News, and Deirdre Connelly President of NA Pharmaceuticals, GlaxoSmithKline

Breaking Barriers to Leadership March 14, 2012

March-2012-headshots         Presented By: Joan Carter, First Female President of the Union League of Philadelphia Featured Non-Profit: Council for Economic Education

When Will Women Become Equal? January 26, 2012

January-2012-headshots         Presented By: Rosemarie Greco and Lynn Yeakle, Co-Chairs of Vision 2020, National Equality Initiative Featured Non-Profit: Vision 2020

Entrepreneurialism: From Idea to Empire November 30, 2011

November-2011-headshots         Presented By: Donna Allie, and Lynn Doyle Featured Non-Profit: The Joy of Sox

Building Business Brands October 11, 2011

October-2011-headshots         Presented By: Mary Stengel Austen, President CEO, and Co-Founder of Tierney Communications, INC Featured Non-Profit: Alex’s Lemonade Stand

Making Time for Fitness and Fortune July 20, 2011

July-2011-headshots         Presented By: Kimberly Garrison, Robert Bulgarelli DO, and Bradley Mattson. Moderated By: Sara Canuso, A Suitable Solution Featured Non-Profit: For Pete’s Sake

Productivity in Stilettos June 23, 2011

June-2011-headshots         Presented By: Neen James, Global Productiviy Expert, Keynote Speaker, Author and Business Coach Featured Non-Profit: Pals for Life

Speaking with a Spark May 12, 2011

May-2011-headshots         Presented By: Tracy Davidson, NBC 10 News Anchor, and Beth Yvett Strange Featured Non-Profit: The George Fund

From the Ground Up April 12, 2011

April-2011-headshots         Presented By: Rosemary Turner, President of UPS, Chesapeak District Featured Non-Profit: Girls Incorporated of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey

Star Negotiating Power March 1, 2011

March-2011-headshots         Presented By: Sharon Pinkenson, Philadelphia Film Office Featured Non-Profit: Greater Philadelphia Film Office

To Harrisburg and Back: Midge Rendell’s Journey March 9, 2011

January-2011         Presented By: First Lady Judge Marjorie Rendell Featured Non-Profit: Women Against Multiple Sclerosis (WAMS)

Lunch and Share Conversations

Leadership & Your Inner Monologue: Harnessing the Power of Self-Talk

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Mary Fran BotempoPresented By: Mary Fran Bontempo, Author, Humorist and Speaker.

What Now? Creating Change To Stay Positive

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

LC Professional PicturePresented By: Linda Crill, Author & Change Management Expert

Lunch & Share: Increase Your Career Satisfaction & Success: 3 Steps To Get You Started

Thursday, April 19, 2018

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Presented By: Dr. Sarah E. Brown



Lunch & Share: Get Financially Naked: How to Talk about Money Through All Stages of Life

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

IMG_7094 - CopyPresented By: 1847Financial Advisors, Carol Brian, Ali Burkholder, Lisa Davis, Rosemarie Dempsey, Christine Palmer-Hennigan

Lunch & Share: Cardiovascular Disease In Women: Pregnancy, Menopause and Beyond

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Presented By: Erin O’Malley Tysko, MD, Cardiologist, Lankenau Heart Institute- Main Line Health

Lunch & Share: How To Use Broad And Targeted Media To
Catch Your Customer

January 19, 2017

Presented by: KYW Newsradio and Main Line Today

Lunch & Share: WHAT IF? & WHY NOT? How To Transform Your Fears Into The Business of Your Dreams

October 26, 2016


Presented by:  Jennifer Groover, Serial Entrepreneur, Author, International speaker Bill Shipp, Business Development – Business and Healthcare Banking/Finance, Wells Fargo

Lunch & Share: Live Your Legacy Now! Ten Simple Steps to Find Your Passion and Change The World

September 14, 2016 Barbara-Shaiman-for-SPW-Site Presented By: Barbara Shaiman, Author and Entrepreneur

Lunch & Share: Be A Game Changer: Make the Move That Makes A Difference

July 21, 2016


Presented By: Teressa Moore Griffin, Executive Coach & Author

Lunch & Share: 7 Strategies To Develop Next-Generation Leaders

September 17, 2015

M.-Juday-St.-Joes Presented By: St. Joseph’s University

Lunch & Share: Managing Through Life’s Transitions

July 30, 2015

UNIVEST Presented By: Univest

Lunch & Share: Stiletto Savvy: Legal Lessons To Succeed In Business

May 14, 2015

photo-for-website         Presented By: Griesing Law, LLC Francine Friedman Griesing, Managing Member Kathryn Goldstein Legge, Member Ashley Kenney Shea, Associate

Lunch & Share: Telling Your Business Financial Story: How Your Beliefs About Money May Have Limited Your Success

April 23, 2015

MTB Logo USE     Presented By: M&T Bank

Lunch & Share: Leading Change: New Behaviors Drive New Results

January 22, 2015 photo-for-SPW-site         Presented By: Kim Huggins, Senior Principal, CLG

Lunch & Share: Personal Finance: Fact or Fiction?

September 18, 2014 1847-L&S         Presented By: 1847Financial Advisors, Michele Burkholder, Rosemarie Dempsey, Christine Palmer Hennigan and Jason Goldstein

Lunch & Share: HR BOOTCAMP: Hiring, Firing and Everything In Between

August 14, 2014 Stradley-L&S         Presented By: Stradley Ronon Attorneys Jonathan Bloom, Partner, Employment & Labor and Nicole Stover, Associate, Employment & Insurance

Lunch & Share: Reduce Your Risk Now… Make 2014 Your Healthiest Year Yet!

March 26, 2014 Marisa-Weiss         Presented By: Marisa Weiss, M.D. President & Founder of, Radiation Oncologist at Main Line Heath’s Lankenau Medical Center, Keynote Speaker and Author

Lunch & Share: Memory Enhancing Strategies For Stand-Out Success

January 15, 2014 Matt-headshot-for-web         Presented By: Matthew Goerke Leading Memory Expert for Fortune 500′s

Lunch & Share: Stress Busting Secrets to Boost Your Career

September 17, 2013 Setpember-2013-lunch-nad-sh         Presented By: Henry Mayer, MD, Cardiologist and Vice President of Medical Affairs at Bryn Mawr Hospital and Linda Ryan, MD Psychologist at Main Line Health

Lunch & Share: Marketing to the She-conomy

August 14, 2013 August_LunchandShare         Presented By: Jessica Ivins Sr. User Experience Specialist, AWeber Communications

Business Etiquette & First Impressions

March 26, 2013 March_2013_Headshots_LUNCH         Presented By: Sara Canuso