Women Connect

Our mission is to be a catalyst to engage, empower and connect women in the Financial Services Industry. We do this by convening to discuss relevant issues affecting the State. Through sharing of best practices we create innovative solutions that impact the communities in which we live and work.

April 25 

Wilmington University, Brandywine Campus  

$89 per person ($99 for non-members). 



Thank You to Our Sponsors...
Charles Schwab - Gold Sponsor
Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh - Bronze Sponsor
Fulton Bank - Bronze Sponsor
Pinion - Bronze Sponsor
Wilmington Trust / M&T Bank - Bronze Sponsor

7:00 – 7:30 a.m. Vendor Setup 

7:30 – 9:00 a.m. Registration/Networking Breakfast/Vendor Showcase 

9:00 – 10:15 a.m. Philanthropy Ages and Stages Women Stages in Philanthropy session is designed to highlight how we can strategically give back to our community at any stage of our lives. Our panelists will show the audience what philanthropy may look like at the beginning of their careers, at the pinnacle of career & family growth and at the transitional stage of careers into retirement. 

Moderator: Rebecca Elzey, Senior Compliance & Operations Officer Delaware Community Foundation
Badia Weeks, Founder, Dimensions of Wellness
Tara Bolinski, Senior Trust Administrator, Santora CPA Group
Lynne Howard, Independent Philanthropist, Retiree  

10:15 – 10:45 a.m. Interactive Networking Break/ Vendor Showcase 

10:45 – 12:00 p.m. Women in Business This session will explore the personal stories of local women in business at the top of their game. Learn from this panel of successful entrepreneurs as they discuss their own personal challenges and successes while navigating life stressors and finding joy and happiness through their passions. 

Alexis Harris, Founder & Strategist, First State Destinations
Kaisha Blackston, Producer & Co-Founder, BASSic Black Entertainment, LLC
Elizabeth Sanchez, Founder & Holistic Healer, Magnificent Mamas Collective

12:00 noon Special Remarks from Dr. LaVerne Harmon, President of Wilmington University 

12:30 – 1:00 Vendor Showcase/ Make and Take your own bouquet


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