Come for lunch and aloha. Stay for the camaraderie.

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and support women power.

PROFESSIONAL WOMEN'S NETWORK

Hawaii’s oldest women’s business network…
Building Business — Building Relationships
Since 1978.

SEPTEMBER 2021 - PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE

The word for myself this month is “Persistence.” I’ve been reminded, in separate ways, how important it is to remember that failure (i.e. to reach a goal, finalize a deal, finish a project, etc.) is inevitable in the process of achieving truly great things.

And I do mean being confronted with veritable failures in the sense of quantitatively not reaching a benchmark…

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LUNCHEON MEETING CALENDAR

Luncheons are held at The Pacific Club.

Most luncheons except those with an asterisk are held on the 4th Thursday of the month at The Pacific Club.

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WHO WE ARE

The Professional Women’s Network is dedicated to supporting professional and businesswomen in Hawaii, acting on the premise that mutual support is a necessary factor in bringing about personal growth and business success.

The Network’s objectives are to promote the exchange of professional ideas and provide an opportunity to share experiences that will help women expand their business position in the Hawaii marketplace.

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PWN ZOOM BREAK Thursday, September 23: 11:30

PAULA AKANA: “Making the Career Move to Nonprofit.”

Paula AkanaOn Thursday, September 23, 2021, the Professional Women’s Network will welcome Paula Akana, the Executive Director of The Friends of Iolani Palace. Paula Akana, as the keynote speaker at our Zoom Lunch Break, will be sharing her journey as one of Hawaii’s most recognizable TV journalists to the nonprofit position she holds today.

Come to the Zoom meeting on Thursday, September 23 from 11:30 – 1:30 p.m. Invite a guest. Meet Paula Akana. Learn how after 30 plus years as a broadcast journalist for KITV Island News, she transitioned to the nonprofit arena. Please sign in between 11:30 and noon.

FREE!

Please RSVP now to CarolPWN@Gmail.com.

We’ll send you the Link to the meeting.

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DON’T MISS OUR AMAZING LUNCHEONS & EVENTS!

UPCOMING EVENTS

For all events below, RSVP to CarolPWN@Gmail.com.

The August 26th Professional Women’s Network monthly luncheon will be held in-person at The Pacific Club, outside at Mango’s.
Mango’s is at the end of the grassy area in the middle of the Club.
It does have a roof but it is outdoors.
Please join us in our first in-person event since February 20 for all members and guests.

MEET ALL OUR MEMBERS
Charlie Teixeira

Lisa 'Charlie' Teixeira

President

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Secretary

Lee LaBrash

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Vice President

Evelyn Stiefel

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Tricia Drago

Treasurer

Tricia Drago

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Professional Women’s Network

Lisa ‘Charlie’ Teixeira
President
charlie@northshoreembroidery.com

Evelyn Stiefel
Vice President

Lee LaBrash
Secretary

Tricia Drago
Treasurer
Tricia@banyanaccounting.com

Audrey Hutton
Arrangements Director
Past-President Advisor
yourrealtor@AudreyHutton.com

Michael Cobb
Fall Event Director
soulhawaii@msn.com

Cynthia Carcano
Guest Relations Diretor
ccarcano@ft.newyorklife.com

Charmian ‘Charm’ Godfrey
Membership Director
charmiangodfrey@msn.com

Joey Dicion
PR & Social Media Director
jldicion7@gmail.com

Jeannie Shaw
Scholarship Director
jeanshaw@hawaii.edu

Amber Ricci
Spring Event Director
ambernet@hawaii.rr.com

Carol Williams
Executive Director
Alt. Past-President Advisor
carol@440int.com

Past-Presidents

Barbara Guss
bguss@hi-employment.com

Mary Houghton
mhc.inc@att.net

Elizabeth ‘Biz’ Kellam
bizkellamrealestate@gmail.com

Kay Lorraine
kaylorrainebate@gmail.com

Marie Massengale
mmassengale1@gmail.com

Celiamarie Moore
amazingface808@gmail.com

Sharon Mujtabaa
captionlady@gmail.com

Cathy Pierce
cathy@3pierces.com

Linda Virtudes
linda.virtudes@centralpacificbank.com