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April meeting at FVC Bank with Mali Phonpadith, Founder of SOAR Community Network

By Evelyn Powers | May 7, 2018 | Comments Off on April meeting at FVC Bank with Mali Phonpadith, Founder of SOAR Community Network

Our Arlington Chapter meeting last night was once again a wonderful gathering of amazing women. It would not have been possible without the support of LaDonna Simon and FVC Bank as our hosts, and Mali Phonpadith, Founder of SOAR Community Network, as our guest speaker and her wonderful talk on the innovative vision mapping process that helps clients SOAR (see, own, articulate and release) their message and mission more authentically in alignment with their soul purpose.

Thanks to AWE sponsors Doug Rosen of Arrowine and Rosie Gordon of Sushi-Zen, who help make every monthly meeting even more awesome.

Thanks to AWE Board of Advisor members Ginny Bishop Wright, Maura Fredericks and Robin Gordonfor all you do to support AWE. Thank you to AWE Co-Founder Evelyn Powers for always catching the great moments of our meetings in your photos. And most of all, thank you to all the awesome women who epitomize this organization’s name and mission! #womensupportingwomen

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Speaker: Barbara Carneiro
Motherhood, Management and Mentorship

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Host: Gossip
Speaker: Lynne Bacaj
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AWE Goes Nuts!

By Evelyn Powers | May 11, 2015

It was a truly awesome presentation by Don Larson, CEO of the Sunshine Nut Company at the April AWE meeting on 4/23. Don’s visionary business model – giving 90% of his profits back to orphans, farmers and to create new factories in rural areas – is transforming lives in Mozambique. Additionally, his fresh, delicious healthful cashews are also transformational in the…

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14 Months of Growth and Awesomeness!

By Evelyn Powers | April 12, 2015

AWE came full circle in March with its meeting at the home of founder Karen Bate – 14 months after the first AWE meeting in January 2014. Karen recounted her reasons for starting AWE: As a small business owner herself, she was regularly impressed by all of the amazing women she knew who were running their…

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Transitioning Back….

By Evelyn Powers | March 3, 2015

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,…

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The Power of the Thank You

By Evelyn Powers | February 21, 2015

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…

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Shopping Smart

By Evelyn Powers | December 20, 2014

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″]

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Steep’d in Tax Knowledge

By Evelyn Powers | November 18, 2014

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,…

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Fall Back to Business

By Evelyn Powers | September 25, 2014

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…

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The start to an AWEsome summer

By Evelyn Powers | June 27, 2014

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…

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May Meeting

By Evelyn Powers | June 5, 2014

[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.

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"While I'm one of the older members of AWE, I don't feel a bit out of place. AWE members are welcoming, encouraging and helpful."

Patty Lundy, Writer - Arlington, Virginia Chapter

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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