Women2Women - Spring 2018 - 3

MAGAZINE

Karen Marsdale, Senior Editor
Sara Frassinelli, Managing Editor
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Women2Women Advisory Council
Kelly Beaver, Vicki O Ebner, Toni Eckert, Lizette Epps,
Bethany Kirkner, Susan Looney, Karen Marsdale,
Julia Nickey, Mary Jean Noon, Chiara Renninger,
Regina Rinehimer, Trish Shermot, Connie Skipper,
Alison Snyder, Vanessa Wanshop

Contents

SPRING 2018

Women2Know

wORK2LIFE

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For Anna Weitz,
It's Been a Labor of Love

30

Making the Most of Networking Based
on Your Personality Type

9

Spring Renewal Expo Features
High Impact, Nationally
Recognized Keynote Speakers

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36

Mentoring in the Workplace
How Do We Save Time and Money
When We Shop?

Women2Women encourages women to create connections,
gain knowledge, open doors and build strategic alliances,
and much more. Our goal is to create more women leaders
in Berks County by providing a forum where women from
diverse backgrounds can learn, share ideas and mentor each
other. Membership is free and Women2Women Magazine is
a publication of the Greater Reading Chamber Alliance.

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Wells Fargo
Platinum Investors
Alvernia University
Boscov's Department Store, Inc.
Carpenter Technology Corporation
Contegix
East Penn Manufacturing Company, Inc.
Penske Truck Leasing
Reading Eagle Company
Reading Health System
Schneider Electric USA, Inc.
Gold Investors
BB&T
Bell Tower Salon, Medi-Spa and Store
Berks Community Television
Berks County Bar Association
Berks County Living
Capital BlueCross
Comfort Keepers
Customers Bank
Elegance Derma Spa
Fulton Bank
Herbein + Company, Inc.
Highmark Blue Shield
L.A. Spa & Nail Bar (Wyomissing)
Reading Dermatology Associates
RKL LLP
Skin Care by Alyce
Sweet Street Desserts
Tompkins VIST Bank
VA Productions, Inc.
Wyomissing Hair Studio
De Mujer a Mujer
Carpenter Technology Corporation
Contegix
EnerSys
Giant Food Stores
HGSK Law Firm
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The opinions expressed in this material are for general
information only and are not intended to provide specific advice
or recommendations for any individual.

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Living In (and Loving!) the
Greater Reading Area

11

The Lack of Women in Elected
Office: What Can Be Done?

Health2Wellness

Growth2Go
14

Working Smarter &
Living Better:
2018 Spring Renewal Expo

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StrengthsFinder -
The New Myers-Briggs?

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Making New Friends...
as an Adult

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26

Reading List
Latina Initiatives:
The Importance Of ESL
& Transitioning Into
the Community

40

The Community Health Needs
Assessment: Mental Health Services

44

Balancing Act:
An Interview with Linda Barilani,
Owner, BeBalanced, Wyomissing

46

Preparing for YOUR Role as the Child of
an Aging Parent

ON THE COVER: Dr. Anna Weitz, president of Reading Area
Community College
COVER PHOTO: Susan Angstadt

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