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.

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Women’s Power Networking Launches First Virtual Chapter on Zoom Meeting Platform

Inspired by the June International Women’s Forum in Salt Lake City, co-founder of Women’s Power Networking Marilyn Shannon with members Autonnette McLaughlin and Heidi Mazur set about finding a way for women to network virtually.

Raleigh, NC: With the growth of women in business combined with the massive use of technology,the atmosphere is perfect for ...

WPN Upcoming Events

WPN Cocktails & Contacts - MO

Hosted by the St. Charles Chapter

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

4:30 PM - 6:30 PM (CST)

Bar Louie, 1650 Beale St. #180, St. Charles, 63303

Join us for drinks, appetizers and a fun ice breaker at this new St. Charles hot spot and walk away with new contacts! Known for their Martinis, join us for good drinks & networking! Happy Hour pricing available for all drinks during our event. Also, door prizes and a raffle will be held.

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 WPN Power Luncheon - MO

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Featuring a Panel of Self Defense Experts Ready to Share Information About "Real World Self Defense for Women"

We have gathered a panel of experts just for you!  These self defense experts - Steve Sulze, Lisa Mash, Kris Caldwell and Donya Jackson - are passionate about educating women on real world techniques to defend yourself from attackers!  In this powerful and important session you will learn real life tips and tricks for self defense, see a live hand to hand demo, and learn about self defense items such as pepper spray, tazers and more.

Come Join Us For Lunch, Networking & An Important Lesson!

11:30am to 1:30pm (CST)  - Please note:  Restaurant doors will open early at 11am

Old Spaghetti Factory, 17384 Chesterfield Airport Rd, Chesterfield, MO 63005
(in the Chesterfield Valley)

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WPN Executive Roundtable - NC

Monday, October 6, 2014

"In-Person Networking vs Social Media:  How to Fuse the Two Together   to Have the Best of Both Worlds"  with Misty L. Piekaar
                                         Faciliated by Marilyn Shannon, WPN Co-Founder

This is the ultimate opportunity for all employed, self-employed, business owners and entrepreneurs. If you work with, manage others or have a business learn from and share insights with other business leaders and power players about how to grow personally, professionally and profitably. We encourage you to let the folks you know about this event.


*WHERE:  Rey's Restaurant,  1130 Buck Jones Road, Cary, NC

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WPN Power Lunch - NC  

Friday, October 10, 2014

“How Tourism Affects the Economy” with Lynn Minges, President and CEO of the NC Restaurant and Lodging Association

For more than 20 years, Lynn has been a passionate champion of the North Carolina travel and hospitality industry and has distinguished herself as a proven leader with strategic and operational experience. She is widely respected throughout the tourism community for her accomplishments in marketing, public relations, communications, partnership development, and advocacy.  Join us for a fresh look at one of North Carolina’s top industries.

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM (EDT)

Midtown Grille, 4421-115 Six Forks Road
North Hills Shopping
Raleigh, NC 27609

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Most Active Members 

1 Heidi Mazur

Heidi Mazur

Raleigh, NC, United States

2 Tara S. Dickherber

Tara S. Dickherber

Saint Charles, MO, United States

3 Dori Staehle

Dori Staehle

Fuquay Varina, NC, United States

4 Maribel Amor Manibo Lazzarino

Maribel Amor Manibo Lazzarino

Durham, NC, United States

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"In Person Networking v. Social Media" WPN Executive Roundtable at Rey's Restaurant

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WPN Admin posted a chapter

O' Fallon, MO

O’Fallon ChapterOfficial chapter launch:  Wednesday, September 24, 2014Meets 1, 2 & 4th Wednesday (no meeting on the 3rd Wednesday because we have Cocktails & Contacts) Open Networking: 5:30-6:00pmMeeting: 6:00-7:00pmLocation: Bandana’s BBQSee More
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The BIG Picture

Posted by Tara S. Dickherber on September 15, 2014 at 10:30am 0 Comments

Brigham Young said "Educate a man; you educate a man.  Educate a woman; you educate a generation."  Let's take that as our jumping off point.  Here's how I see it, and this view point isn't about man bashing or anything, it's just what I have…


Stop the Madness! 6 Tips to De-Clutter Your Inbox and Your Mind

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Posted by Tara S. Dickherber on September 8, 2014 at 10:19am 0 Comments

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Because I blog and I've blogged for a while I get asked regularly about blogging.  How to go about it, start it etc.  Please note This is NOT what I do to earn a living, I'm a Counselor for a living, I blog to market myself.  Recently I came…


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Searching the web for blogging inspiration today I came across this article 8 Ways Your Wasting Your…


Moving forward and onward from expectations

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