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Manisha Tare on the powerful connection between our emotions and our health

By Karen Bate | February 22, 2018 | Comments Off on Manisha Tare on the powerful connection between our emotions and our health

Ahhhh – we all left AWE Arlington’s February meeting feeling refreshed and renewed, thanks to the fantastic presentation (and mini-meditation) by Manisha Tare on managing stress and the powerful connection between our emotions and our health. Thanks also to Brenda Teal, founder of The Teal Center For Therapeutic Bodywork, Ltd., for the fabulous venue and delicious snacks, to Arrowine for the vino and to Sushi-Zen for the always awesome sushi platter! Save the date: Wednesday, March 21st for the March AWE meeting: lunch at the beautiful woman-owned Blümen cafe in Clarendon – look for your evite soon! #beawesome #networking

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Manisha Tare on the powerful connection between our emotions and our health

By Karen Bate | February 22, 2018

Ahhhh – we all left AWE Arlington’s February meeting feeling refreshed and renewed, thanks to the fantastic presentation (and mini-meditation) by Manisha Tare on managing stress and the powerful connection between our emotions and our health. Thanks also to Brenda Teal, founder of The Teal Center For Therapeutic Bodywork, Ltd., for the fabulous venue and delicious snacks, to Arrowine for the…

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AWE 2018 kicks off at Urban Farmhouse

By Evelyn Powers | February 8, 2018

AWE Arlington kicked off the new year with an awesome event at member Cissy Barnes’ Urban Farmhouse home furnishings boutique. Marissa Levin, entrepreneurship guru, author and Founder & CEO of Successful Cultures, offered her wisdom and tips for achieving our dreams, first and foremost being Know Your Worth! It was wonderful to see so many…

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Our final 2017 meeting at ACFCU

By Evelyn Powers | November 14, 2017

Our final 2017 meeting was a blast, with the usual fantastic networking and introductions by this amazing group of powerful women supporting women! Huge thanks to Karen Rosales, Suzie Cook, Amy Thomas and the rest of the fantastic crew at Arlington Community Federal Credit Union for hosting, and for the delicious buffet by Eco Caters…

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AWE Launches Four New Chapters and a Podcast!

By Karen Bate | November 1, 2017

  We were thrilled to celebrate the launch of four new AWE chapters this fall around the DC area, in addition to holding our monthly AWE Arlington meetings in September — thank you Michelle Sagatov for hosting in your gorgeous home and Courtney Reeve Of Aspire! Afterschool for speaking; and in October, thanks to Arlington Independent Media…

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AWE Launches New Chapter in Fairfax

By Karen Bate | September 8, 2017

We could not be more excited to announce the new Fairfax Chapter of AWE, and to welcome the AWEsome Ashley Bernardi, founder of Nardi Media, as chief inspiration officer! AWE Fairfax welcomes women business owners from Fairfax, Fairfax Station, Springfield, Burke and Clifton. And this is just the beginning: We have awesome leaders ready to…

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Being Awesome in a Male Dominated Workplace

By Karen Bate | June 23, 2017

As so much recent news confirms (Kamala Harris rocks!), gender bias is alive and well in the workplace. At our June AWE meeting, Senior Loan Officer Jaime Young recounted some of the blatant sexism and inappropriate behavior she has encountered in her 20 years in the male dominated mortgage broker industry — and how she…

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How to be fearless and live with soul and purpose

By Karen Bate | May 21, 2017

Fearless was the theme of our May meeting, when we we heard such an inspirational talk from Maimah Karmo, fearless founder of the Tigerlily Foundation. Maimah shared her incredible story of fleeing war-torn Liberia three times, the last time alone at the age of 15, her education and rise to success, her battle with breast cancer and her founding…

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Building and Growing and Scaling, Oh My!

By Evelyn Powers | April 17, 2017

Thanks to all who attended our April AWE meeting, and to Make Offices in Clarendon for the beautiful venue! Speaker and business development expert Gerry Sequeira provided terrific tips – and a couple of cautionary tales – based on his own experiences building and scaling businesses.  Rule No. 1: Be sure to agree in writing about…

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Ladies who lunch, learn and laugh

By Karen Bate | March 22, 2017

Big thanks to Joe’s Place Pizza & Pasta for hosting the March AWE meeting, our first ever lunch meeting! Speaker was Ellen Grealish of Flex Professionals, who gave a terrific presentation on the Do’s and Don’ts of hiring part-time employees. Ellen and her partners have built Flex Professionals into a hugely successful part-time staffing company, recognized…

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AWE members include women business owners and influencers between ages 30 and 65 in a wide variety of industries:

› Restaurant & Retail
› Medical & Veterinary
› Leadership & Entrepreneurship
› Journalism & Blogging
› Marketing & PR
› Health & Wellness
› Business Services & Coaching
› Arts & Entertainment
› Design & Tech
› Photography & Crafts

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