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.

In the News

Women’s Power Networking Featured in the Jacksonville, NC Daily News

Article by: Rachel Huber

Once a week in Jacksonville (North Carolina), businesswomen come together for support, advice and the possibility of new business at one of Jacksonville’s newest networking groups.

The Jacksonville chapter of Women’s Power Networking started in August when Iris Lemmonds, chapter organizer, said she saw a need for it in the community. With its large online presence, Lemmonds, an independent associate with LegalShield, said that WPN was well-suited to the transient military population of Jacksonville. In addition to the way it can build skills and confidence through the positions members can obtain while in the group, Lemmonds said she liked that it was something military spouses could keep up with online wherever they ended up moving to. Read more here....


WPN Upcoming Events


"Improving Your Health and Wellness" Women's Empowerment Lunch and Learn Series - Hosted by the Wilmington, NC Chapter 

Friday, March 13, 2015

We will begin our first of five part series with the topic:  Your body is talking!  Can You Hear It?  Join us as discover how mind-body integration is important for your health, while experiencing an inspirational personal story about one woman's fight to survive. 

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

The Reserve At Mayfaire Clubhouse Movie Theater, 1411 Parkview Cir 
Wilmington, NC 28405


WPN Cocktails and Contacts - Hosted by the Winghaven, MO Chapter

March 18, 2015

Join us for drinks, appetizers and new connections! We will have door prizes and an ice breaker activity to make for an even more productive evening.

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

 McGurk's, 108 S. Main Street, O'Fallon, MO 63366


WPN FALL 2015 Cruise, Contacts and Cocktails  

October 19 – 25, 2015

Join us October 19, 2015 for a 6-night cruise on the Norwegian Star, Norwegian Cruise Line.   Book your cruise now with a deposit until April 1st and all of your all beer, wine and cocktails are included!

For more details contact either: 

Theresa Carter:   theresa@rtptravelagent.com  or   910-369-7801

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

Most Active Members 

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Ann McKenzie

Cary, NC, United States

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Glennie Ainsworth

Raleigh, NC, United States

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Annette Sellers

Knightdale, NC, United States

4 Allison Strickland

Allison Strickland

Raleigh, NC, United States

5 Autonnette McLaughlin

Autonnette McLaughlin

Fayetteville, NC, United States

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Money 101 Dinner & Workshop at Chow

March 19, 2015 from 6pm to 8pm
As things in the financial world change, it is sometimes challenging to keep up.Please join us for a Workshop with Mike Wilk, President & CEO of Five Rings Financial. Benefit from his 33 years of experience helping Americans navigate the through…See More
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CANCELLED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER: Clayton Visual Arts at Clayton Center

March 5, 2015 from 6pm to 7pm
  The reception for this show will be on March 5, 2015 from 6:00- 7:30 pm at:   The show will be displayed until March 25th.  So if you can't make the reception please stop by to see the art.      The show is representative of 23 different colored…See More



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Using Google Plus for Business

Posted by WPN Admin on March 2, 2015 at 4:03pm 0 Comments

 By - Marla D. Shepard…


Why Use a Realtor®? 6 Important Reasons

Posted by Aliki Astreou on February 19, 2015 at 12:38pm 1 Comment

By Alex Cortez, Realtor.com

Real estate is a big deal. For most Americans, a home is the most expensive purchase they’ll make in their lifetime. It’s a serious transaction with significant financial and emotional ramifications for…


7 Reasons Why Women Need a Mastermind to Succeed in Business

Posted by Leslie Flowers ~ Growth Expert on February 10, 2015 at 4:14pm 0 Comments

According to Napoleon Hill, author of…



Posted by Anne-Marie McCarthy on February 5, 2015 at 9:39pm 0 Comments

My Blog can be found by following the link.

Preparing for Takeoff: 3 Tips to Help Your Launch Your Dreams

Posted by Dori Staehle on January 24, 2015 at 1:28pm 0 Comments

It’s one thing to talk about your dreams or making a change. It’s…


Calming the Butterflies: 5 Tips to Conquer Stage Fright

Posted by Dori Staehle on January 7, 2015 at 12:27pm 0 Comments

It should come as no surprise that public speaking is…


Lessons of 2014

Posted by Marla D. Shepard on January 5, 2015 at 2:43pm 0 Comments


A new year is a great time for reflection, and I wrote down a few of the things that I learned during…



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