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Reinventing Yourself & Your Life


When: Wednesday, April 24, 2019
From 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Where: Microsoft Conference Center
11 Times Square, 6th Floor
Eighth Avenue and West 41st Street
New York, New York  10036
United States

Phone: 212-533-2141

Registration Information
Online registration is closed.

Ever Feel Your Life Could Be More Fulfilling?


“You're never too old to set another goal or dream a new dream.” -C. S. Lewis.

It’s never easy to seek new opportunities that may disrupt your life. Your natural instincts and immediate concerns of the day urge caution and delay. Yet many other women have done this successfully -- redefined who they are, founded new businesses, embarked on new careers, and/or changed their lifestyles.

It doesn’t matter whether you are starting anew, feel trapped in a job, or are dreaming of better ways to invest your time, energy, and passion. Learn strategies to make it easier to shed your fears and take the first steps towards creating a different future.


What To Expect

  • Noreen Sumpter photoLEARN & INTERACT with Noreen Sumpter, our keynote speaker. Noreen is the founder of Live Life Your Way, where she works with men and women to find their power and live powerfully. Her passion for personal growth and development inspires others to Own Their Voice, Speak Their Truth and Live Life Their Way.
  • LISTEN to Noreen moderate an inspiring panel of four experts and small business owners talk about pivoting, creating new opportunities, rebalancing their lives and finding success in entirely new directions.
  • SIGN UP for free one-on-one business mentoring from SCORE – sessions are limited.
  • NETWORK with peers across multiple industries, and make valuable connections.
  • ENJOY refreshments.



Cheryl Gentry photoCheryl Gentry is the Founder and CEO of Glow Global Events. Named 2017 Top Influential Women by Smart Meetings and 2017 Brava Award Winner Top Female CEO by SmartCEO Magazine. An entrepreneur for more than 19 years, she is developing an event tech platform, called Onsite Planner, which is set to revolutionize the event planning industry. She was recently named Chair of the MWBE Council for the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce and serves as a mentor for WENYC, an initiative for women entrepreneurs by New York City.







Sharon Melnick photoSharon Melnick, PhD, is the ‘go to’ leading authority on women’s next level success. Her tools are informed by 10 years of research at Harvard Medical School, applied by over 22,000 trainees, and invited back for multiple engagements at over 30 of the Fortune 500 companies. She is also an Award-winning speaker and Bestselling author of “Success Under Stress: Powerful Tools for Staying Calm, Confident, and Productive When the Pressure's On” and “Confidence when it Counts: Rise Above Self Criticism and Bias to Make Your Mark.” She is currently working on a third book, “From Pigeonholed to Promoted.”






Cheryl PipiaCheryl Pipia is head of U.S. Intermediary Client Engagement at T. Rowe Price in Baltimore, MD, She is also the founder of – a global humanitarian effort and social cause company whose mission is to connect corporations, brands, schools and individuals who wish to give back and volunteer. She uses her vacation time each year to go to impoverished parts of the world such as Peru, Ghana and Kenya. She works closely with local communities there to build schools and vocational training programs for women.






Stacey ToussaintStacey Toussaint, is a Brooklyn native and Columbia University and Columbia Law School graduate, Stacey is the founder and President of Inside Out Tours. Her passion for history, tourism and New York City are complimented with a background in the artistic, legal, and academic world. Over the course of her career, she has worked as an assistant producer of documentaries for a major television network; adjunct assistant professor of History and Political Science; and as a securities and commercial litigation attorney before launching with her childhood friend, Sheila. Today, Inside Out Tours brings thousands of people from around the world to enjoy the food, culture, history and art of New York City. By 2018, Inside Out Tours was inducted into the TripAdvisor Hall of Fame and featured in the New York Times.



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Event Schedule
5:00 - 8:00 pm

SAVE 20% Early Bird extended through Sunday, April 14th: $39 FWA Members and Non-Members
Starting April 11th: $49 FWA Members and Non-Members


Registration closes on Monday, April 22 or when registration maximum is reached.  NO WALK-INS at this venue.


Subway: 1/2/3/7/A/C/N/Q/R/S/W to Times Square station.


This is another New York Women in Business (NYWIB) event. It is being led by SCORE NYC. Visit New York Women in Business (NYWIB) to learn about this organization dedicated to the success of women entrepreneurs and other upcoming events.

This event is co-organized by the Entrepreneurs Committee of the FWA of NY, Inc.


About NY Women in Business: NYWIB
The brainchild of SCORE NYC, NYWIB is a coalition of organizations committed to supporting women’s business initiatives. Member organizations are the Financial Women’s Association of New York, We NYC, NAWBO NYC, What Now What Next, NY Women in Communications, NYBCNA and Women in Insurance and Financial Services. Offering a supportive community for learning and cross-fertilization of ideas with peers across diverse industries, as well as an opportunity to shop for business services from selected exhibitors, is NYWIB’s mission. 

About the FWA
Established in 1956, the FWA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit professional organization with a membership of approximately 1000 female and male professionals working in the financial services industry or who hold a financial position in another industry. The FWA has a long tradition of encouraging women to seek career opportunities in finance and business through mentorship and networking.


Reservations Required -- Bring Photo ID -- NO WALK-INS

 Reservations/Payments are required by Monday, April 22, 2019
No refunds available



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