Attendees: What to Expect from the Virtual Pennsylvania Conference for Women

virtual PA CFW keynote slider featuring Viola Davis, Tara Westover, and Iyanla VanzantWe’re two weeks out from the first-ever Virtual Pennsylvania Conference for Women on November 11th, and we’re busy putting finishing touches on a program that will help you feel inspired, empowered, and connected!Keep an eye out for our emails over the next two weeks—they’ll contain important information about how to participate in this year’s conference, including your unique login.For now, here is an overview of what’s in store this year: (more…)

Our Professional Lives Are a Little Slower to Similarly Evolve and Align

by Allison O’Kelly, CEO of Mom Corps

The age of “one size fits all” is now but a chapter in the history books. Today’s world has adapted to align to the needs of the individual. We have access to 24-hour fitness centers, flexible educations and on-demand entertainment. The progression of market demand and available technology has provided consumers with choices that fit a customized lifestyle. Read More

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The Instinct-Driven Entrepreneur: Plan for an Evolution


The daughter of self-made immigrants, our speaker Monica Mehta learned firsthand how the lessons learned in business school don’t mesh with those of the instinct-driven entrepreneur, who must learn to plan for an evolution and thrive on a shoestring.

“It’s not much good having a map if you can’t see the road and don’t even know where you want to go,” said Monica in our free teleclass, August 28. “If evolution is the norm, then the way you prepare for the journey must accommodate the unexpected.” Read More

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What Is She Reading? Judith von Seldeneck

Below, Judith von Seldeneck, member of our Advisory Council, offers her thoughts on “Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake,” in the first edition of “What is She Reading?”

Book Overview: In Anna Quindlen’s new memoir, “Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake,” the Pulitzer Prize-winning author applies her characteristic warmth and humor to an all-too-familiar topic: aging. As in her beloved New York Times columns, Quindlen explores the wants and needs of women at every life stage, concluding that every age is worth celebrating. Read More

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When to Jump from Career to Entrepreneur

tory-johnson-150x150by Tory Johnson, host of the Pennsylvania Conference for Women Spark & Hustle Small Business Boot Camp

You’re working full-time at the job you’ve always wanted, but can’t seem to shake the dream of starting your own business. How do you know when it’s time to make the leap? Start by finding your “why.” Read More

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The Ten Commandments of Negotiation for Women

Victoria-Pynchonsmby Victoria Pynchon

Thou Shalt Recognize the Opportunity to Negotiate Something for Thine Own.  

Whenever you have a decision to make with another person – going golfing or the movies, setting a fee, or buying a piece of bruised fruit at a farmers’ market – that’s an opportunity to ask for something more or different. That’s an opportunity to negotiate. Read More

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