Mission Statement

Women’s Power Networking is dedicated to enabling professional women to achieve their highest potential by fostering a stimulating environment where they can form relationships, build alliances, share knowledge and provide support to one another. WPN celebrates the concept of womanhood and its outpouring of compassion, goodwill and encouragement.

West Gazelle Magazine features WPN Missouri Area Director Rachel Sarino

Let them Eat Cake Pops:  St Charles Woman Discovered Her Niche Out of Necessity

Article by Erin Williams of West Gazelle Magazine (June/July 2015)

Strawberries, butterflies and the minions from the movie, Despicable Me, have something in common.  They can all be shaped into a cake pop.  Hand created by self-taught baker and owner of STL Cake Pops Rachel Sarino.  Read more here  (see page 27)…  

WPN Upcoming Events



WPN Missouri Cruising and Contacts  

September 24 – 28, 2015

Come join us on Carnival Elation for a 4 day cruise to Cozumel!  We will be sailing out of New Orleans, LA.  In addition to fun in the sun, we are planning some awesome WPN team building activities on board the cruise.

If you have any further questions or would like to go on this fun WPN event please contact Pamela MacDonald owner of PMMVACATIONS by phone 314-504-0873 or email pam@pmmvacations.com



"Harness the Power of Face-to-Face Networking v. The Reach of Social Media: Strategies to Grow Your Business" A WPN Executive Roundtable with Social Media Maven, Pepper Oldziey   

Monday, August 3, 2015

Let us look at the things you do to network with people to build your business and the things you do to network online. Which works better? How are they successful?  Social media maven, Pepper Oldziey, will lead a powerful and insightful conversation about the pros and cons of each way we do business:  face-to-face or social media networking.  You'll walk away knowing when it's best to use either method, more confident and knowledgeable about how to grow your business. 

*TIME:  6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

*LOCATION:  WHERE:   Mia Francesca Trattoria, 4100 Main at North Hills St, Raleigh, NC 27609

*COST:   $5.00  (Meal and beverage are at an additional cost.) 


WPN-NC First Friday Expo Raleigh, NC

August 7, 2015

It’s Women’s Power Networking’s business networking even of the year!  Join over 300 visitors and 40 vendors for a fun evening of networking, music, dancing, wine tasting & tasty treats at Raleigh's Historic Landmark:  The Virginia Dare Ballroom at Sir Walter Apartments. 

Open to the public from 5:30 PM – 10:00 PM

The Virginia Dare Ballroom at Sir Walter Apartments, 400 Fayetteville St
Raleigh, North Carolina 27603


WPN FALL 2015 Cruise, Contacts & Cocktails   

Cruise Dates:  October 19-25, 2015

Join us October 19, 2015 for a 6-night cruise on the Norwegian Star, Norwegian Cruise Line! 

For more details contact either: 

Theresa Carter:   theresa@rtptravelagent.com  or   919-369-7801

Karen Lynn:        tripnsip@gmail.com  or  919-349-3842


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1st Annual Gala & Silent Auction, Supporting Battered Women with Children at Sheraton Imperial Hotel & Convention Center

September 12, 2015 from 6:30pm to 11pm
1st Annual "A Hidden Gem" Gala & Silent AuctionSupporting Battered Women with Children        Our (2) Keynotes speakers are:Lucinda Yang, Miss Durham CountyOur very own, Marilyn Shannon, Co-Founder of WPN…See More

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Europe on the Rhine & Moselle

Posted by Chris Rakes on July 20, 2015 at 6:06pm 0 Comments

Just back from spending two incredible weeks experiencing…


[REPLAY] Supercharge Your Social Media Strategy With Data. Guest Expert: Juntae DeLane, Digital Brand Mngr, USC

Posted by Alice Fuller on July 20, 2015 at 6:00pm 0 Comments

Learn how to take your social media marketing strategy to the next level with data. In this insightf video Juntae DeLane, Digital Brand Manager for the University of Southern California, shares how he collects and uses data provided by social… Continue

Pleasure Island News from "Mornings with Mary"

Posted by Mary Lynn Blake on July 18, 2015 at 11:30am 0 Comments

I've started a new blog based on my experiences, new friendships and insightful discussions during the "Mornings with Mary" Meetup at Port City Java in Carolina Beach NC.   Please check out my site, comment, and share with anyone who may be…


WEBINAR: Supercharge Your Social Media Marketing with Data

Posted by Alice Fuller on July 12, 2015 at 11:08pm 0 Comments

Join me and my guest,…


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This is a helpful article on how to manage your assets and liablities.  Call or write if you want more information.  Olga 919.604.0104



A Few Social Media Hashtag Tips

Posted by Alice Fuller on June 19, 2015 at 7:30pm 0 Comments

Still unsure why hashtags are so important to your overall social media strategy? View this mini-presentation and learn exactly what a hastag is and how it's used.

Also, learn which of the major social media platforms recognize hashtags… Continue

Leveraging Linkedin Connections For Better Business Leads

Posted by Alice Fuller on June 9, 2015 at 10:30am 0 Comments

Still not getting good business…


5 Reasons to Visit Europe in Winter, Besides Being Romantic

Posted by Chris Rakes on June 1, 2015 at 9:00pm 0 Comments

Considering a trip to Europe during the winter months from November to March exposes you to a different European experience.  Follow the link for 5 worthwhile reasons to visit Europe in…



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