Two years since our last in person Conference + Expo and we can’t wait to see you! Join us for our all day schedule filled with two keynote speakers, breakout speakers and our 2022 ATHENA recipient. Also enjoy the always anticipated Expo and engage with Women2Women sponsors, women-owned businesses, and local nonprofits. Develop your leadership skills, pamper yourself, and learn more about all the community has to offer. This day meets every part of our mission - connecting women, and offering a forum for you to gain knowledge, build strategic alliances and foster your personal potential and career advancement!
ATHENA Award Breakfast
ATHENA RECIPIENT: Christi Terefenko, Co-Founder & Executive Director - VOiCEup Berks The ATHENA® Leadership Award is presented to a woman/man who is honored for professional excellence, community service and for actively assisting women in their attainment of professional excellence and leadership skills. Presented to leaders across professional sectors, the ATHENA® Leadership Award’s rich history, international scope and focus on mentorship distinguishes it as one of the most prestigious leadership awards one can receive.
SPEAKER LINEUP - KEYNOTES
PM Keynote:Molly Arbogast, Owner & Founder - POV Sports Marketing "Getting out of Your Own Way" Molly Arbogast will share highlights from her 30-year career in the male-dominated sports industry. From being the first woman in the room at several sports teams to starting her own sports marketing agency, it’s about being brave, having confidence in your abilities and surrounding yourself with champions.
AM Keynote:Ty Muse, President & CEO - VISIONS Federal Credit Union "Finding Your Why" Ty Muse, President/CEO of Visions Federal Credit Union, will help motivate you to find your “why” so you can become the best version of yourself. Through inspirational stories and relatable anecdotes, you’ll learn about his background, career path, and the lessons he’s learned along the way.He urges everyone to find that “one thing” they are passionate about to make their life, family, job, and community better.
SPEAKER LINEUP - BREAKOUT WORKSHOPS
Adrienne Himelright, Owner, Life Coach & Doctor of Physical Therapy - The Empowered PT "Imposter Syndrome: Break the Silence"
Have you ever thought your success is a fluke? Do you constantly doubt your ability to succeed? In this presentation we will discuss and define what imposter syndrome is and why people have a difficult time identifying it and avoiding it. Break the silence on why so many people feel awful, unworthy, and like they don’t belong in a professional setting and empower people to move forward with courage and certainty. Learn how to navigate imposter syndrome and how it affects your personal and professional life and then equip you for success with simple concrete tactics. You cannot change what you aren’t aware of, so let’s speak up!
Wendy Kerschner, Go-Getter & Go-Giver "Taking the Leap: Knowing When to Make a Change" You’re always one decision away from a totally different life. Learn how to spot the signs when change is needed & be ready for what might hold you back. Find out how the power of a song, reminder jewelry and a health crisis can change your mindset. Discover your answer to the question: “What I really want is…” Be inspired to live your best life.
John Connell, Mentor & General Manager - The Cope Company Salt & Conestoga Log Cabins & Homes(Peak Capital)
Dennie Smith, Director of Business Development - Peak Capital "Conquering Conflict: Engaging & Resolving Aggressive Behavior" Conflict. It is the one thing we all wish would not sneak its way into our regular routines. But what if you had a sixth sense that could detect when a conflict was brewing before it ever erupts into something larger? What if this ability allowed you to intentionally navigate through disagreements so that all parties involved turn out better because of it? Well, guess what. You have it. This workshop will teach you how and when to activate resolution strategies and what the potential consequences for leaving conflict unaddressed are. Join us, we promise you will not leave conflicted.
EXPO - Join us in our Expo! We are currently accepting women-owned businesses and non-profit organizations. Registrations are on a first come basis. EXPO is SOLD OUT for 2022.
GRCA/W2W policy does not allow active campaigning or distribution of campaign materials at is event. No solicitation. Photos are taken at event and may be used on social media and in future advertising; by attending you are consenting to the use of your photo.