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Jun 18

Polling Post #3: Put the Phone Down and Step Away Slowly

Polling Question #3: Unplugging                                                                                                                         One of the questions asked during the Women’s Advancement Compact kick-off event was: When was the last time you unplugged? While some scoffed at the notion of turning off their blackberry, iPhone, iPad, laptops, etc., others…
Jun 11

Wine Tasting – The Perfect Blend of Education and Socializing… with a Touch of WOW.

Oh, I do love planning a party. And this one’s gonna be a SERIOUS affair!  -Goldie   Wine: Demystified  On Wednesday, June 26th Super Star Sommelier Claire Paparazzo will join Deborah Goldstein to take the adventurous amongst you down the path…
Jun 04

A Two Minute Investment to Living a Healthier, Longer Life

A daily 2 minute investment can add years onto your life: 1 ½ – 6 years depending on which gerontologist you believe. What’s this investment? Flossing! Wait, no one ever died from gum disease or gingivitis. While that is true,…
May 30

Polling Post #2: I’m NOT Sorry… But Please Forgive My Yelling.

The Women’s Advancement Compact community events are structured to present thought-provoking content to the greater community, followed by small-group discussion. The dialogue brings out different experiences, coping mechanisms, and support. At our May 9, 2013 event, we polled the audience…
May 22

Launch Lesson #1: Walking Daily Can Lower the Risk of Lifestyle Disease

One of the more provocative polling questions asked during the Women’s Advancement Compact launch was about exercise: True or False: “walking 20 minutes a day can result in a decreased risk of heart disease and high blood pressure, lower cholesterol,…
May 14

The First Baby Step.

At the high-energy launch of the Women’s Advancement Compact, I challenged each guest to commit to taking one baby step towards living a richer life –that night. This was meant to be a personal exercise, an opportunity for individual growth…
May 13

The Women’s Advancement Compact Launch: An Inspiring Night to be Remembered by Many!

High Energy Networking, Thought Provoking Conversation, and Great Food & Wine – oh my. An energized crowd overfilled the room at Alston & Bird on Thursday, May 9th to join the Women’s Advancement Compact launch and recognize our new community.…
May 12

Sweet Jane Paperie; Hand-Crafted Style from a Stylish Woman

Janine Serio is currently an Associate Creative Director at a pharmaceutical advertising agency with a growing side business creating beautiful custom-made invitations and note cards.  She attended art school and comes from a family full of creativity.  Growing up in…
May 11

An Action Oriented Discussion with Dr. Anne Marie Slaughter

At thePrinceton Club on April 10, 2013 Hearing Dr. Anne Marie Slaughter and Andrew Romano speak about work/life balance at the Princeton Club left me energized, hopeful, and armed with an action plan. When Dr. Slaughter analogized this paradigm shift…
May 08

Lean In and Stretch – Exercises for Women’s Advancement

Sheryl Sandberg has written a ‘self help’ book for modern times. She offers practical advice for anyone who has a job- whether it be someone gunning for the corner office, or an individual wanting to do the best job possible…