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Professional Women’s Network of Eastern Iowa has been helping the community for 40 years!

Professional Women’s Network, Inc (PWN) announces its 40th anniversary as a driving force on women helping women in the Cedar Rapids/Iowa City corridor. PWN was founded by Jean Kruse, Liz Sparks, and Carolyn Stephens in November of 1979 with the intent of growing their professional networks, as many opportunities during this era were focused solely […]

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Share the Love, Jamie Meyers

To celebrate our 40th year in the community, we are spotlighting impact stories shared from past and present members. The fabulously energetic, Jamie Meyers, PWN Membership Committee Co-Chair shares her PWN story below. “PWN was the first opportunity I had to truly engage with just women, in various roles, in the Cedar Rapids community. Something […]

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Share the Love, Laura Kamienski

To celebrate our 40th year in the community, we are spotlighting impact stories shared from past and present members. Former President of PWN and current PWN Foundation Scholarship President, Laura Kamienski shares her story below. “PWN is the only networking group that I ever actually got business from. I’ve tried all kinds of groups – […]

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Help Us Spread the Word

Professional Women’s Network (PWN) is proud to partner with the PWN Scholarship Foundation to promote the awarding of monetary scholarships to local women returning to college, but we need YOUR help! Please spread the word to women in your local network who are returning to school, or have already returned to school and need a […]

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Share the Love

To celebrate our 40th year in the community, each Monday we will spotlight an impact story shared from past and present members. This week we hear from one of the first-year members, Cathy Johnson. 40 years is an awesome milestone!  My first PWN meeting was in the fall of 1979.  It was a networking event […]

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New to the PWN Board in 2019

Cyanna Boggess has been a member of PWN for the last 5 years and has recently joined the Board of Directors. She is currently an Event Sales Manager at the Cedar Rapids Marriott serving primarily corporate clients traveling to the Cedar Rapids area. She has lived her entire professional life in the hospitality industry and has […]

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You Are Not Alone

During the September luncheon, PWN Member, Kate Varcoe announced a new initiative that she has created titled, “You Are Not Alone”; in conjunction with Raygun, Kate created a new t-shirt to be sold on the Raygun website. In Kate’s words, “The t-shirt is to be worn to promote safer environments for women. So many of […]

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Exciting News from PWN

2019 marks 40 years of Professional Women’s Network Women Helping Women right here in the Corridor. We are blessed to reach this historic milestone together. As a beginning to our next chapter, in 2019 we will focus on a September Scholarship Breakfast as our signature event, and move away from our former “March Colleague” event. We still plan to […]

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PWN Foundation Scholarship Recipients

PWN Announces Six Annual Scholarship Award Recipients Scholarship Foundation Allows Local Women to Continue Their Education The Professional Women’s Network is pleased to announce six local recipients of PWN Foundation scholarships. These women were chosen based on written personal essays outlining their character, educational and personal career goals and volunteerism. Recipients will be honored at the […]

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Community Outreach Opportunity- Volunteers Needed

PWN Board Member, Ashley Leverty is sharing an event in hopes to corral some supportive friends and PWN members to volunteer at the National Disabled Veterans TEE (Training, Exposure, Experience) Tournament, which is a HUGE event taking place in Riverside and Iowa City in September. The week-long tournament is a golf rehabilitation program, as well […]

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