Women's Network of Northeast Ohio - We Connect. We Empower. We Inspire.

Women’s Network of Northeast Ohio - a local, grassroots, non-profit organization based in Akron - focuses on the professional and core leadership development of women professionals. We are dedicated to helping women grow their skill-set through either learning new skills at our workshops or meetings, or by taking a leadership position on a committee within the organization.

Women's Network members are committed to improving the companies and organizations that we work in and the communities in which we live.
Founders' Awards and 
Member of the Year Award
Founder's Award

    The Founders’ Award spotlights Women’s Network members who have encouraged and supported the progress of women toward full participation in economic, community and family life. Recipients are chosen in recognition of their outstanding contributions to women.

The 2014 winners are:

    ~ Economic Progress of Women: Ilene Shapiro
    ~ Community Progress of Women. Barbara Dzur


Member-of-the-Year Award


    The Member-of-the-Year Award honors one Women's Network member whose attitude and actions embrace the mission of Women's Network: to Connect, Empower, and Inspire. The recipient is a member who has had an impact in moving the organization forward, always seeking to make the organization better in order to fulfill its vision of supporting professional women in their development.

The 2014 winner is Kirsten Lino 


Women’s Network Annual Meeting


 Thursday, September 18


This year, Women’s Network will include our highest membership awards in our annual meeting. We will be honoring these three outstanding members and celebrating a year of growth and change for our organization. Join us for an elegant evening of networking and celebration at Fairlawn Country Club.

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THRIVE! Mentoring and Leadership Development
Begins September 1
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Women's Network Book Club

August 2014
"Crucial Conversations:
ools for Talking WhenStakes are High"

by Kerry Patterson and Joseph Grenny

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The Women's Network Book Club is an interactive on-line outlet to continue your professional development. A new book suggestion will be added to both the Women's Network website and LinkedIn group page at the beginning of each month. Read the book on your own and add comments to the LinkedIn page to share your insights with other members. We also welcome future Book Club reading recommendations.

There are many ways for members to become involved and help Women's Network advance the mission.
Interested? Click here and a board member will be in touch with you.

Please see the Women's Network Event Calendar for a full listing of upcoming events. Please register on-line.

Upcoming WN Events

September 01, 2014 • Various Locations
September 05, 2014 11:45 AM • Fairlawn Country Club, 200 Wheaton Rd. Akron, OH 44313
September 09, 2014 11:30 AM • Weymouth CC, 3946 Weymouth Rd. Medina
September 11, 2014 7:30 AM • Fairlawn Country Club 200 Wheaton Rd, Akron 44313

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