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Transitioning Back….

By Evelyn Powers | March 3, 2015 | Comments Off on Transitioning Back….

Did you know that since the war on drugs and mandatory sentencing began in the 1980’s, the number of incarcerated people in the U.S. quadrupled? Today the U.S. has 5% of the world’s population and 25% of its prisoners, by far the highest incarceration rate globally. African Americans and Hispanics comprise 58% of all prisoners,…

The Power of the Thank You

By Evelyn Powers | February 21, 2015 | Comments Off on The Power of the Thank You

AWE members were inspired to express their appreciation to the most important people in their lives – personally and through their businesses – by gratitude expert Jennifer Richwine, author of With Gratitude: The Power of the Thank You Note. Jennifer provided countless examples of the transformative nature of showing thanks, for both the receiver and the giver. We’ve…

Shopping Smart

By Evelyn Powers | December 20, 2014 | Comments Off on Shopping Smart

Another great AWE meeting – this one a holiday shopping fair featuring a dozen AWE members’ creative wares. Thanks to Michelle Scott of Tutoring Club of McLean/N. Arlington for hosting, to our exhibitors and to all our members who shopped local and supported their fellow AWE members!  [tribulant_slideshow gallery_id=”4″]

Steep’d in Tax Knowledge

By Evelyn Powers | November 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

The October meeting of AWE took place at the  relaxing House of Steep Tea House and Foot Sanctuary on Lee hwy, co-hosted by owner Lyndsey Clutteur DePalma and Jennifer Mulchandani of Arlington Strategy. Speaker Carla de la Pava, Arlington County Treasurer, explained to this group of business owners how when we all pay our taxes,…

Fall Back to Business

By Evelyn Powers | September 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

30 AWEsome women met in September for a lively evening of connecting, exchanging ideas and information, sharing laughs and making plans to work together – exactly what AWE is all about! The meeting was graciously co-hosted by Melissa MacGregor and Wendy Pilch, partners in Spendella Fashion and Home Styling, in Melissa’s beautiful home. Cassie Bate, Director of Events and Development…

The start to an AWEsome summer

By Evelyn Powers | June 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

30 AWEsome members, including many new faces, attended the June AWE meeting –graciously hosted by Pam Nemfakos of Nemfakos Partners. In addition to socializing and networking, the evening featured a terrific, informative presentation by Rachelle Hill of Bean, Kinney & Korman on the Top Mistakes that Small Businesses Make. Many questions and a great discussion revealed…

May Meeting

By Evelyn Powers | June 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

[tribulant_slideshow gallery_id=”1″] Our meeting in May took place at the absolutely beautiful home of Jeeun Friel, AWE member and owner of La Maison Gifts in Arlington. Click through the slide show to see what transpired.