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Transition Peer Groups: An Introduction and Orientation

Transition Peer Groups: An Introduction and OrientationTuesday, September 24, 2019
Time:
12:30 - 2:30 PM
Location: Center City. Address will be provided to registered participants.
Restricted to members only
This event is SOLD OUT!
Members: FREE


THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. Email your cell phone number to Barbara Kessler (bmkay123@gmail.com) if you wish to be placed on the waiting list. If a space opens up you will receive a text letting you know you can register.

Transition Peer Groups are a Signature Program of TTN and more than half our members have been or are currently part of the Peer Group experience.

​To learn more about Peer Groups and what makes them unique we have scheduled an introductory meeting/orientation.

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TTN DISCOVER SERIES FALL WEBINAR: Exploring Housing Alternatives - What's Right for You? with Annamarie Pluhar

TTN DISCOVER SERIES FALL WEBINAR: Exploring Housing Alternatives - What's Right for You? with Annamarie PluharTuesday, September 24, 2019
Time:
3:30 Eastern
Location: Program offered on video conference technology (link sent after registration).
Registration Deadline: Friday, September 20, 2019
Members: $15, Guest: $25

You've lived a busy and successful life. As you look ahead to your future, you've figured out everything you need to make the coming years exciting, interesting, and comfortable, right?

Really? Let's be honest. How many of us have faced the reality of where we're going to live and how we're going to take care of ourselves? It's a scary topic.
So how do we deal with scary?
We're TTN women. We educate ourselves!

~ Posted by TTN's National Office

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A Panel Discussion on Child Advocacy

A Panel Discussion on Child AdvocacyWednesday, September 25, 2019
Time:
3:00 - 5:00 PM
Location: The Philadelphia Foundation, 1835 Market St, Suite 2410, Philadelphia
Only 1 seats left!
Members: $5, Guest: $7

The Giving Circle is presenting an educational program to raise awareness of how the legal rights of children are threatened everyday. Our panelists are Philadelphia’s leading advocates for children. They have made real progress in obtaining justice for youth and are eager to share their victories with us.

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WELLNESS - Healthy Cooking Class

WELLNESS - Healthy Cooking ClassWednesday, September 25, 2019
Time:
2:30 - 3:30 PM
Location: IBX Live, 1919 Market Street, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Members: $26, Guest: $30

Our new Wellness Series continues with a Healthy Cooking Class at the beautiful demonstration kitchen at IBX Live where the Do It Better Wellness team will show us ways to prepare easy, fast, and healthy meals.
 

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12 CHAIRS by Juniper Productions & Afternoon Tea

12 CHAIRS by Juniper Productions & Afternoon TeaSunday, September 29, 2019
Time:
2:00 - 5:00 PM
Location: Buttonwood Studios, 1022 Buttonwood Street, Philadelphia, Pa
Restricted to members and their guests
Registration Deadline: Saturday, September 28, 2019
Members: $35, Guests: $40

Juniper Productions is an independent theatre producer based in Philadelphia that commissions, develops and produces local theatre artists and enhances Philadelphia’s cultural landscape. Join fellow TTN members for this special performance of a spirited new play by local playwright John O'Hara.
 

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TTN Volunteer in MANNA Kitchen

TTN Volunteer in MANNA KitchenWednesday, October 2, 2019
Time:
10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: 420 N 20th St, near Rodin Place, Philadelphia
Restricted to members and their guests
Members and Guests: FREE

Do you want to be sure that your volunteer time really makes a very positive difference?  

Then join TTN at MANNA, the non-profit organization that cooks and delivers meals to area residents who are battling life-threatening illnesses.

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Private Tour of the Parkway Central Library and Rare Books Collection

Private Tour of the Parkway Central Library and Rare Books CollectionThursday, October 3, 2019
Time:
10:00 AM - Noon
Location: The Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine St., Philadelphia
Restricted to members only
Registration Deadline: Friday, September 20, 2019
This event is SOLD OUT!
Members: $12

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. Email your cell phone number to Mary Clifford (maryrclifford58@gmail) if you wish to be placed on the waiting list. If a space opens up you will receive a text letting you know you can register.

Come join your fellow TTN members for a guided tour of the impressive Free Library of Philadelphia. The tour will showcase the library’s unique architecture and long history dating back to the late 1800’s while covering the many collections and services that make the Library such a valuable and critical resource to Philadelphians. 
 
Your experience will include a tour of the Rare Book Department highlighting the history of the books along with some of the Library’s most rare holdings.

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Forest Therapy Walk in Fairmount Park

Forest Therapy Walk in Fairmount ParkSaturday, October 5, 2019
Time:
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: Fairmount Park - Mount Pleasant Mansion, 3800 Mount Pleasant Dr., Philadelphia
Restricted to members only
Registration Deadline: Friday, September 20, 2019
Members: $26

Unlike hiking, Forest Therapy is not a practice of exertion, but of slowing down and reconnecting. It is an intentionally structured, accessible experience that takes us out of our thinking brains, and into our senses in the present moment.
 
Our trained guide will take us through a relaxing sequence of invitations to help you engage with the land through all of your senses.
 

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Back to School at Vaux Big Picture High School

Back to School at Vaux Big Picture High SchoolTuesday, October 8, 2019
Time:
9:00 - 10:30 AM
Location: Vaux Big Picture High School, 2300 West Master Street, Philadelphia
Restricted to members and their guests
Registration Deadline: Monday, September 30, 2019
Members and Guests: FREE

Come tour Vaux Big Picture High School and learn how you can support Vaux students through mock interviews for their internships. 

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Donate Clothing to Benefit Career Wardrobe

Donate Clothing to Benefit Career WardrobeTuesday, October 8, 2019
Time:
6:00 - 7:30 PM
Location: St. George’s Church, 1 West Ardmore Avenue, Ardmore, PA
All Attendees: FREE

Want to help women get a boost as they enter the work force?

Donate clothing to Career Wardrobe this fall.



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Focusing on iPhone Photography

Focusing on iPhone PhotographyThursday, October 10, 2019
Time:
12:30 - 3:30 PM
Location: The Dorchester, Rittenhouse Square
Restricted to members only
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, October 1, 2019
This event is SOLD OUT!
Members: $25

We are repeating this workshop owing to popular demand!  Your iPhone has one of the best cameras around. Now you can unleash your inner photographer and learn how to take great photos.

This event is sold out, please send an email to Susan Gordon (smog48@gmail.com) if you would like your name to be put on the waiting list.  Be sure to indicate the title and date of the event, and provide your cell phone number.  Note that this program is repeated on 11/5. Many thanks.

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Wine & Cheese Event: How to Get Even More Out of Your TTN Membership

Wine & Cheese Event: How to Get Even More Out of Your TTN MembershipTuesday, October 15, 2019
Time:
5:00 - 6:30 PM
Location: Center city address will be provided to registered participants
Restricted to members only
Registration Deadline: Monday, October 7, 2019
Members: FREE

If TTN has made a positive difference in your life, how would you like to reap even more benefits by volunteering to help keep the organization vibrant and rewarding? 
 
Come join us for a fun, casual and informative evening where you’ll find out about the many varied opportunities available for greater TTN involvement.
 
Here’s your chance to meet members of the Philadelphia Steering Committee and other like-minded members interested in volunteering.  You’ll learn about the inner workings of the chapter and what it takes to provide members with the incredible array of events and services that are offered and how you can pitch in and help make them happen.
 

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TTN Volunteer in MANNA Kitchen

TTN Volunteer in MANNA KitchenTuesday, October 15, 2019
Time:
10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: 420 N 20th St, near Rodin Place, Philadelphia
Restricted to members and their guests
Members and Guests: FREE

Do you want to be sure that your volunteer time really makes a very positive difference?  

Then join TTN at MANNA, the non-profit organization that cooks and delivers meals to area residents who are battling life-threatening illnesses.

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National Museum of American Jewish History - Notorious RBG – The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

National Museum of American Jewish History - Notorious RBG – The Life and Times of Ruth Bader GinsburgWednesday, October 16, 2019
Time:
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: 101 South Independence Mall East, Philadelphia
Restricted to members only
Registration Deadline: Friday, September 27, 2019
This event is SOLD OUT!
Members: $22
THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. Email your cell phone number to Debbie Fickler(debbie@fickler-russell.com) if you wish to be placed on the waiting list. If a space opens up you will receive a text letting you know you can register.

NMAJH will be the first east coast stop for a new exhibition about Justice Ginsburg. Tracing a career that traveled from trailblazer to pop-culture icon, the upcoming special exhibition is the first museum retrospective about the extraordinary life of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg.

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National Museum of American Jewish History - Notorious RBG – The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

National Museum of American Jewish History - Notorious RBG – The Life and Times of Ruth Bader GinsburgMonday, October 21, 2019
Time:
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: 101 South Independence Mall East, Philadelphia, PA
Restricted to members only
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, October 2, 2019
This event is SOLD OUT!
Members: $22

SECOND TOUR ADDED BY POPULAR DEMAND!
 

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. Email your cell phone number to Dell Williams(dell1williams2@yahoo.com) if you wish to be placed on the waiting list. If a space opens up you will receive a text letting you know you can register.

NMAJH will be the first east coast stop for a new exhibition about Justice Ginsburg. Tracing a career that traveled from trailblazer to pop-culture icon, the upcoming special exhibition is the first museum retrospective about the extraordinary life of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg.
 


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COME FROM AWAY at the Academy of Music

COME FROM AWAY at the Academy of MusicTuesday, October 22, 2019
Time:
7:30 PM
Location: Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad St., Philadelphia
Restricted to members and their guests
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, September 10, 2019
This event is SOLD OUT!
Members: $105, Guests: $125
THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. Email your cell phone number to Fran Jonas  (fjonas@comcast.net) if you wish to be placed on the waiting list. If a space opens up you will receive a text letting you know you can register.

If you couldn’t join us last year in NYC (or even if you did), we are happy to announce this year’s event of another performance of COME FROM AWAY at the Academy of Music. Based on a true story, this story celebrates diversity, kindness, humanity and community in a way no other show has.

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WELLNESS - Introduction to Tai Chi

WELLNESS - Introduction to Tai ChiWednesday, October 23, 2019
Time:
2:30 - 3:30 PM
Location: IBX Live, 1919 Market Street, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia
Registration Deadline: Monday, October 7, 2019
Members: $26, Guest: $30

Looking for a new way to reduce stress or improve your balance and muscle strength?  Join the third event in our new Wellness Event Series, for an introduction to the flowing movements of Tai Chi – often described as “meditation in motion”.

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WELLNESS - Taking Care of Your Skin: Separating Facts from Fiction

WELLNESS - Taking Care of Your Skin: Separating Facts from FictionThursday, October 24, 2019
Time:
9:30 - 11:00 AM
Location: The Tivoli at 1900 Hamilton St. Community Room on Ground Floor, Philadelphia
Registration Deadline: Monday, October 21, 2019
Members: $15, Guest: $22
With so many skin care products, sunscreens, moisturizers, anti-aging creams and the like being sold, it's hard to know what to believe and what you should do as a conscientious person. Dr. Jules Lipoff, Board Certified Dermatologist and Assistant Professor of Clinical Dermatology at UPenn, will answer your general questions for good skin health. It does not need to be complicated!

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TTN Talk: Expressly for New and Prospective Members

TTN Talk:  Expressly for New and Prospective MembersThursday, October 24, 2019
Time:
2:30 - 4:00 PM
Location: Center City. Address will be provided to registered participants
All Attendees: FREE

Are you new to TTN?  Or are you thinking about joining TTN but need more information about what the organization offers before making your decision? 
 
Attend and you will receive details about TTN’s many varied programs and events and get your questions answered about everything TTN right on the spot.  And you’ll have the opportunity to meet a roomful of terrific women.

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Giving Circle: 2019 Kickoff Meeting/Wine and Cheese Reception

Giving Circle: 2019 Kickoff Meeting/Wine and Cheese ReceptionMonday, October 28, 2019
Time:
5:30 - 7:00 PM
Location: Law Offices of Ballard Spahr, 1735 Market Street, Philadelphia
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Members: $6, Guest: $10

This year the Giving Circle made a grant of $25,00 to the SeniorLAW Center to support their kinship care project. Organized in 2012, we have now donated more than $125,000 to nonprofits that help women and children in Philadelphia. 

Eager to learn why TTN members are so enthusiastic about our Giving Circle?  Wondering what we are all about?  Come to this kickoff meeting/wine & cheese reception to see us in action!

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Giving Circle: Dinner Following 2019 Kick-Off Meeting

Giving Circle: Dinner Following 2019 Kick-Off MeetingMonday, October 28, 2019
Time:
7:00 - 8:00 PM
Location: Law Offices of Ballard Spahr, 1735 Market Street, Philadelphia
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Members: $25, Guest: $30

Following the Giving Circle kick-off meeting/wine and cheese reception, we will continue our conversation at a dinner in the same location. Presenters from the SeniorLAW Center, as well as members of the Giving Circle Grants Committee will welcome your thoughts and answer questions. This dinner is the best way to get a sense of who we are, and the important work that we are doing. 

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Eureka Day by Jonathan Spector & After-Theater Party and Silent Auction

Eureka Day by Jonathan Spector & After-Theater Party and Silent AuctionTuesday, October 29, 2019
Time:
6:30 PM
Location: InterAct Theatre Company, 302 S Hicks, The Drake, Philadelphia
Registration Deadline: Friday, October 11, 2019
This event is SOLD OUT!
Members: $50, Guest: $55

Join the Giving Circle's annual fundraiser at this Award Winning Laugh-Out-Loud Headed-to-New York Play that centers around the Eureka Day School in Berkeley, CA, where all decisions are made by consensus and diversity of opinion is prized.

This event is sold out, you can add your name to the wait list by emailing your request (along with your name, number of tickets desired, email and cell phone number) to CarolSellsPhilly@gmail.com 

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Care for the Caregiver

Care for the CaregiverWednesday, October 30, 2019
Time:
1pm to 3pm
Location: IBX Live 1919 Market Street 2nd Floor Philadelphia
Registration Deadline: Monday, October 28, 2019
Members: $18, Guest: $25
 
Are you juggling work, retirement, household responsibilites, parenting and/or grandparenting, caregiving for ill or disabled family members and scrambling to manage it all?  Check out this highly interactive workshop and learn ways to recapture yourself while supporting your loved ones.

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Focusing on iPhone Photography

Focusing on iPhone PhotographyTuesday, November 5, 2019
Time:
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: The Dorchester, Rittenhouse Square
Restricted to members only
Registration Deadline: Monday, October 28, 2019
Members: $25

We are repeating this workshop owing to popular demand!  Your iPhone has one of the best cameras around. Now you can unleash your inner photographer and learn how to take great photos.

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TTN Volunteer in MANNA Kitchen

TTN Volunteer in MANNA KitchenWednesday, November 6, 2019
Time:
10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: 420 N 20th St, near Rodin Place, Philadelphia
Restricted to members and their guests
Members and Guests: FREE

Do you want to be sure that your volunteer time really makes a very positive difference?  

Then join TTN at MANNA, the non-profit organization that cooks and delivers meals to area residents who are battling life-threatening illnesses.

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WELLNESS - Self-Defense Techniques

WELLNESS - Self-Defense TechniquesWednesday, November 6, 2019
Time:
2:30 - 3:30 PM
Location: IBX Live, 1919 Market Street, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Members: $26, Guest: $30
Looking for ways to stay safe and feel more confident in our urban environment? Join the next event in our new Wellness series to learn a series of self-defense techniques aimed at helping you avoid and deal with potentially unsafe situations.
 

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TTN Signature Program: Women in Transition Workshop

TTN Signature Program:  Women in Transition WorkshopTuesday, November 12, 2019
Time:
3:30 - 8:00 PM
Location: Center City location (Old City). Address will be provided to registered participants
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Members: $40, Guest: $50

The Philadelphia Chapter is pleased to present one of TTN's Signature Programs, the Women In Transition Workshop.

Join us at this half-day workshop for women 50+  exploring what's next.  The purpose of this highly experiential TTN workshop is for participants to understand the transition process and enhance their skills for successfully navigating change.
 

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Private Tour of the Parkway Central Library and Rare Books Collection

Private Tour of the Parkway Central Library and Rare Books CollectionMonday, November 18, 2019
Time:
10:00 AM - Noon
Location: The Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine St., Philadelphia
Restricted to members only
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, November 6, 2019
This event is SOLD OUT!
Members: $12
SECOND TOUR ADDED BY POPULAR DEMAND!

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. Email your cell phone number to Mary Clifford (maryrclifford58@gmail) if you wish to be placed on the waiting list. If a space opens up you will receive a text letting you know you can register.

Come join your fellow TTN members for a guided tour of the impressive Free Library of Philadelphia. The tour will showcase the library’s unique architecture and long history dating back to the late 1800’s while covering the many collections and services that make the Library such a valuable and critical resource to Philadelphians. 
 
Your experience will include a tour of the Rare Book Department highlighting the history of the books along with some of the Library’s most rare holdings.

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Behind the Scenes of the Billy Penn Newsletter

Behind the Scenes of the Billy Penn NewsletterMonday, November 18, 2019
Time:
5:30 - 6:30 PM
Location: IBX Live, 1919 Market Street, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia
Restricted to members and their guests
Registration Deadline: Monday, November 4, 2019
Members: $9, Guests: $13

WHYY’s Billy Penn <https://billypenn.com> is a free, quick and newsy digital morning newsletter which keeps us informed about everything Philly, with an insider slant that strikes a balance between healthy skepticism and persistent optimism. 
  
Join us for a fascinating talk by Billy Penn’s editor, Dayna Henninger, about all the factors that go into trying to run a self-sustaining newsroom in 2019.
 

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TTN Volunteer in MANNA Kitchen

TTN Volunteer in MANNA KitchenTuesday, November 19, 2019
Time:
10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: 420 N 20th St, near Rodin Place, Philadelphia
Restricted to members and their guests
Members and Guests: FREE

Do you want to be sure that your volunteer time really makes a very positive difference?  

Then join TTN at MANNA, the non-profit organization that cooks and delivers meals to area residents who are battling life-threatening illnesses.

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TTN Talk: Expressly for New and Prospective Members

TTN Talk:  Expressly for New and Prospective MembersTuesday, November 19, 2019
Time:
2:30 - 4:00 PM
Location: Center City. Address will be provided to registered participants
All Attendees: FREE

Are you new to TTN?  Or are you thinking about joining TTN but need more information about what the organization offers before making your decision? 
 
Attend and you will receive details about TTN’s many varied programs and events and get your questions answered about everything TTN right on the spot.  And you’ll have the opportunity to meet a roomful of terrific women.

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National Museum of American Jewish History - Notorious RBG – The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

National Museum of American Jewish History - Notorious RBG – The Life and Times of Ruth Bader GinsburgThursday, December 5, 2019
Time:
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: 101 South Independence Mall East, Philadelphia
Restricted to members only
Registration Deadline: Thursday, November 14, 2019
Members: $22
THIRD TOUR ADDED BY POPULAR DEMAND!

NMAJH will be the first east coast stop for a new exhibition about Justice Ginsburg. Tracing a career that traveled from trailblazer to pop-culture icon, the upcoming special exhibition is the first museum retrospective about the extraordinary life of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg.

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Birth Control Battles: How Race and Class Divided American Religion

Birth Control Battles: How Race and Class Divided American ReligionWednesday, December 11, 2019
Time:
6:00 - 7:00 PM
Location: Suzanne Roberts Theatre, 480 South Broad Street, Philadelphia
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Members: $5, Guest: $7

Conservative and progressive religious groups fiercely disagree about issues of sex and gender. But how did we get here? In this talk, Melissa J. Wilde, Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania, shows how today’s modern divisions began in the 1930s in the public battles over birth control and not for the reasons we might expect.

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TTN Talk: Expressly for New and Prospective Members

TTN Talk:  Expressly for New and Prospective MembersTuesday, December 17, 2019
Time:
2:30 - 4:00 PM
Location: Center City. Address will be provided to registered participants
All Attendees: FREE

Are you new to TTN?  Or are you thinking about joining TTN but need more information about what the organization offers before making your decision? 
 
Attend and you will receive details about TTN’s many varied programs and events and get your questions answered about everything TTN right on the spot.  And you’ll have the opportunity to meet a roomful of terrific women.

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