Lansdale AAUW general membership meetings are free and open to the public. All are Welcome!
Pennsylvania Conference for Women will be held Thursday, October 16, 2014, from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Join thousands of women at the 11th Annual Pennsylvania Conference for Women - the largest personal and professional development event for women. The all-day event will feature hundreds of speakers for a day of inspiration, reinvention and networking. Robin Roberts, Co-Anchor of Good Morning America, will deliver a keynote address. Other speakers include Lisa Belkin, senior national correspondent, Yahoo News; Jenny Bowen, founder and CEO of Half the Sky; John Gray, best-selling author of Men Are from Mars, Women are from Venus, and Work with Me: the 8 Blind Spots Between Men and Women in Business; Tara Mohr, founder and creator of Playing Big; Gail Sheehy, New York Times best-selling author of Passages and Alexa von Tobel, author, founder and CEO of LearnVest.com.
Attendees can learn from experts talking about topics such as leadership, career advancement, money management, health and wellness, small business and entrepreneurship, social media, branding and more. Local Leader Meet Ups offer attendees the chance to have one-on-one conversations with local businesswomen and community leaders, and intimate Expert Exchange sessions offer a focused discussion with industry veterans. Conference attendees also have the opportunity to participate in the popular Career Pavilion, featuring resume reviews by human resource experts, Coaches Corner (one-on-one "speed coaching" sessions with career and life coaches from the Philadelphia Chapter of the International Coach Federation), workshops on communication skills and social media, and much more.
For more information and to register, visit www.paConferenceForWomen.org.
Congratulations to Amy Ryan Faga who is this year's recipient of the Branch Spotlight Award. Amy has chaired GOLD for the past four years including this year's re-evaluation of the strengths and weaknesses of GOLD and the resulting revitalization to make it relevant and exciting for today's eighth and ninth grade girls.
Congratulations to Jaya Patil! She will receive the award for the 2014 AAUW Lansdale Branch Outstanding Woman. Thanks to all the members who participated in the voting online after our branch meeting was cancelled.
All 2014 Branch Outstanding Women and Spotlight Winners will be honored at the 2014 Convention and State Annual Meeting, which will be held at Gettysburg in mid-April.