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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…
Apr 23

Strategic Partner: David Bacco Chocolatier – Experience Chocolate with all of Your Senses.

David Bacco had spent his career in the restaurant industry before starting his own business.  He found his interest in food and flavor pairing early on and soon began to focus on cakes and pastries.  He attended the French Pastry…
Apr 09

Quick Kitchen: Keeping You Safe at Home

You want to eat healthfully and feed your family well. Cooking at home renders the greatest control over what you put into those precious bodies.  Being busy humans, we often cook on the fly and sometimes cut corners when maintaining…
Apr 02

Feeding in Different Forms

It’s 11pm, I crawl into bed, exhausted and my husband, drowsy with sleep, asks, ‘where have you been?  I thought you came up to bed ages ago.’ I respond, ‘l’ve been giving our 15 year old her 10 o’clock feeding.’ …
Mar 14

The Five W’s

If you are a NYC professional, you’re eligible to join theWomen’s Advancement Compact. WHO we are: A social enterprise composed of a fleet of specialists, Strategic Partners, a Board of Advisors, corporate sponsors, corporate members – and their employees. The…