Connected Women of North Carolina – Summer 2017      

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President's Message

10 Things I've Learned from Serving on a Board

Our Co-President, Zahira Floyd, shares her views on the benefits and insights of leading a non-profit organization.
Read more… and consider volunteering with CWNC to work with this great group of women on the CWNC Board!


It's Not Too Late!

To register for the third workshop in our Career Preparation series on August 22 – this one focuses on Career Execution. This is where you put it all into action: interviewing & networking skills, increasing your confidence, developing a career plan. As always, you’ll join CWNC members and guests as we learn from industry experts.

CWNC Members attend for free (Become a member!) - $50 for everyone else


Featured Speakers:

Meara Kirsch, HR Director

Kelly Walsh, Career Coach

Mike Bazinet, Recruitment Director

Deborah Oronzio, Career Coach

Dawn Barnett, CWNC Co-President

Next Up: Quarterly Networking Luncheon
Join us at Mez for lunch on September 14 to catch up with CWNC members, or to learn more about our great
organization if you’re not a member yet.

This quarter’s luncheon is sponsored by Duke Executive Education, at the Fuqua School of Business. We’re so 
grateful for their support! Learn more about this world-class development organization and about their offerings.

We hope to see you there! Remember: members attend for free; $29.99 for guests.

Glass Ceiling, Meet Floor 
Good things come in twos: Join CWNC and the North Carolina Chamber of Commerce for an exciting event, 2017 Women > A Force in Business conference. Mark your calendars for September 21! CWNC is an exhibitor at the event, which promises to be an inspiring opportunity to learn and connect with business leaders and organizations from across the state.

Where Are They Now? CWNC Scholarship Update
We at CWNC love, love, love scholarships! Being able to grant training and development funds to deserving women through the CWNC Scholarship program is seriously the best part of the work we do. We also love to hear from past recipients about how they’re doing since receiving a scholarship. Read our latest update from Cynthia Mitchell, who received a CWNC scholarship to attend Carolina Career College.


Get Involved
CWNC has so many great ways to get involved; just contact us to learn more. Join any of our committees and lend your talents alongside other women to promote career growth in NC. Choose from several areas to get involved including: Marketing, Scholarships, Events, and Program Management.

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