Society of Professional Women Announces 2017 Programming

Society of Professional Women Announces
2017 Programming

spw-logo_tmThe Society of Professional Women, a program of The Main Line Chamber of Commerce (SPW), has announced its line-up of speakers and topics for 2017.  The 6 Trademark Events include 3 prominent local female CEOs, a senior woman leader from Comcast, an expert on “genderspeak”, and a political and cultural author and journalist.  

“Our goal was to have an engaging, dynamic, and diverse group of speakers and content that would achieve our mission to accelerate the advancement and expand the influence of women leaders of all professions and generations, strengthen our business community, and support the region’s non-profit organizations,” said Rose Ann Scanlon, Facilitator of SPW.  “We are excited to be offering such top-notch speakers and cutting edge topics.”

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at Philadelphia Country Club, 11AM-1:30PM
The Art of a Turnaround One Fact-Based Decision at a Time
Presented by Dawn Zier, CEO of Nutrisystem

Thursday, March 23, 2017 at The Radisson Hotel at Valley Forge Casino Resort, 11AM-1:30PM
It’s About More than Hairstyle and the Dress: Women and the Media
Presented by Rebecca Traister, Author, Political & Cultural Journalist

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at Radnor Valley Country Club, 8AM-10:30 AM
Elevating Women in the Workplace: Strategies For Overcoming The Odds When the Odds Are Against You
Presented by Madeline Bell, CEO & President of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Thursday, June 29, 2017 at The Desmond Hotel, 4PM-6:30PM
Master Your Brand: Building Success Off Of What You Already Have
Presented by Brenda Bacon, President & CEO of Brandywine Living

Thursday, September 21, 2017 at The Radisson Hotel at Valley Forge Casino Resort, 11AM-1:30PM
Genderspeak: Working Together Successfully
Presented by Tammy Hughes, President of The Heim Group

Thursday, November 2, 2017 at Radnor Valley Country Club, 11AM-1:30PM
Lessons Learned, Stay in the Driver’s Seat of Your Own Career
Presented by Martha Soehren, Chief Talent Development Offer, SVP of Comcast

With this line-up, we anticipate getting large crowds for these events as well as for our Lunch & Share Conversations, She-Suite Leadership Workshop, No-Limits Leadership Initiative, and Women Helping Women Mentoring Program. The Trademark, Lunch & Share Conversations and She-Suite Leadership Workshop events are open to the public. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit our website: or contact Programs Director, Nicole Stephenson, at