WWIN Events

Welcome to our events calendar! Please feel free to attend whatever interests you.  Please RSVP for any event: dianne.rechel@westhartfordwomeninnetworking.com

Also, please check our "Announcements" page for items of interest submitted by our WWIN members.



Upcoming schedule:



November 18- 7:30AM-9:30AM: This meeting is canceled!



December 15- WWIN in-person gathering at Chatfield/Brookdale, One Chatfield Drive, West Hartford 06110.  Chatfield/Brookdale has cordially invited us to a 10:30 AM-noon hot chocolate social with other women!  This is an in-person event indoors in their spacious dining room.  Bring your business cards and brochures just like in the olden days!- and, naturally, a mask. RSVP to Dianne



January 27, 2022-WWIN online January meeting. 7:30AM-9:30AM.
West Hartford Women in Networking welcomes interested women to join us for our January meeting. We will introduce ourselves, network and learn about a local organization doing important work. Come and meet some high-energy women and our fabulous speaker!
Bring your own tea and muffin and join us online.
The fabulous WWIN meetings continue online from your living room. Since 2011, WWIN has been offering opportunities that empower and connect women. This session will be no exception and will consist of Introductions, Announcements and lots of Networking.
Our speaker this morning is Samantha Parker of the Salvation Army.

Samantha Parker is the Survivor Support Specialist for The Salvation Army’s Bloom Initiative, where she supports survivors of human trafficking transition from exploitation to empowerment. Samantha is a social worker by training, possessing a master’s degree in social work from Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work at the University of Southern California. Her vision is to provide a safe environment for all individuals impacted by human trafficking- to heal and discover their true beauty and worth while working towards self-sufficiency.

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month! In this presentation, we will define human trafficking and its various forms, discuss vulnerability factors, identify common red flags and recruitment strategies, and action steps to take if you suspect trafficking. 


To attend, RSVP by email: Dianne.Rechel@westhartfordwomeninnetworking.com







What you may have missed:

May 28, 2020- WOMEN"S SUMMIT!! 7:30AM-1:30 PM


A SPECIAL EVENT!!! We aren't meeting in person and are physically distanced but that doesn't mean we can't connect! This is our usual meeting day and we have something really special planned! It is a half-day Women's Summit and you are invited to join in. We have fabulous presenters, many of whom are nationally-known keynotes> They include Dorothy Martin-Neville, Kathy McAfee, Prudence Sloane, Colleen Kelly Alexander, Beth Bye, Amy Walker,Kim Kasparian, Stacey Zackin, Saralyn Kerrigan, and more....
It will be online via Zoom. To prevent hacking the password will only be given out a day or so before. Your registration is necessary in order to recive the link and password.Please email the address at the top of this page or sign in through Eventbrite


Then you will receive a link to the Zoom event.

Those of you who have been in WWIN for a while may remember that we did a couple of Women's Expos in May for a few years.  This is our on-line version!  You will recognize some of the (fabulous) presenters' names:


Tentative Schedule: 

7:30: Online doors open

7:45 : Introductions: Suggest preparing it: short and sweet!

8:15: Breakout Groups

8:30: Beth Bye-State Commissioner on Early Childhood

8:50: Q&A


9:00: Saralyn Kerrigan, Executive Director at Guest House- "Resiliency"


9:30-Kathy McAfee- America's Marketing Motivator -"The Fearless Leader: Get Your Business Back on Track"


10:00: Stacey Zackin- The Saving Grace of Stress

10:20: Q&A

10:25: Break

10:30:Dorothy Martin-Neville "Real Women Change the World: Letting the Good Girl Die so the Real Woman Can Live".


11:00:Colleen Kelly Alexander- Trauma Survivor, Red Cross Spokeswoman, Motivational Seaker, yoga instructor, healer


11:30: Sarah Reiff-Hekking: Productivity and Time Management


12:00: Prudence Sloane -Sautéing Live from her Kitchen

12:30:Kim Kasparian-Network Your Way to Six Figures


1:00-:Amy Walker-Client Acquisition
































And don't forget to check out our Announcements page for other items of interest !

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