Professional Women of Winston Salem

Be a part of a local community of women who support each other through professional and personal growth and development.


Professional Women of Winston Salem meets on the second Wednesday of each month at Footnotes on 4th Street, Winston-Salem, from 11:30 am until 1 pm.

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February 2019

Crush Your Goals in 2019

February 13 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Flow Club at BB&T Ballpark, 951 Ballpark Way
Winston Salem, NC 27104 United States
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$20.00 - $25.00

If you weren’t able to join us in January fear not because we look forward to welcoming Dawn McGhee, Owner of Coach Pro 4U, LLC to our lunch on February 13, 2019. 

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Vision Board Workshop

February 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Flywheel Coworking, 450 Design Ave
Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27101
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JOIN PWWS AS WE GET CREATIVE! We all have goals, plans, and dreams we want to achieve and sometimes we just don't know how to motivate ourselves to get started and to keep going. The purpose a Vision Board is to bring everything to life! Are you ready to live out your goals and dreams? Do you have a vision for your future? This month's luncheon speaker, DAWN McGEE, will be sharing with us all we need to know about…

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March 2019

“Real Talk” Career Transition Panel

March 13 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Footnote Cafe, 634 West Fourth Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
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$20.00 - $25.00

Making a career transition can be both terrifying and exhilarating. This month meet three women who have made successful transitions and found purpose and joy.

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April 2019

LinkedIn Strategy: Building Relationships that Matter and Make a Difference

April 10 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Footnote Cafe, 634 West Fourth Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
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$20.00 - $25.00

How do you maximize the value of your LinkedIn profile? Come join us for lunch and find out how to stand out on LinkedIn

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May 2019

Meaningful Mentorship: Investing in One Another’s Success

May 8 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Footnote Cafe, 634 West Fourth Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
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$20.00 - $25.00

Having the right mentors is said to be the key to professional success. So how do you surround yourself with the right wisdom and experience?

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About Us

Our vision is to create and environment where women will learn to become their best self, where they will grow professionally to reach and exceed their goals and where women will build a network of lasting… Read More
In the summer of 1990, a small group of professional women in Winston-Salem spearheaded by Janice Kerley and Karen Bunch met to formulate a plan for an organization geared toward… Read More
Ten percent of life is what happens to you and ninety percent is what you choose to do about it. In our own special way, all women want a few, very similar things out of life. We want the love of someone special… Read More

Leadership Team

Leadership is about making others better as a result of your presence and making sure that impact lasts in your absence. ~ Sheryl Sandberg

Your 2019 Board of Directors, Front Row Left to Right: Secretary- Julie Bell, Marketing Chair & Social Media /Philanthropic Outreach Chair- Shandi Foster, Membership Chair- Suzanne Traub, Vice President-Andrea Kimura. Back Row Left to Right: Marketing Co-Chair/Branding/Photography- Michelle Harris, Programs Chair- Erika Mielke, President-Barb Smith, Special Events Chair/Website- Cassandra Elliott.  Not pictured: Scholarship Chair- Peg Weir, Programs Assistant- Rita Bottoms.

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I appreciate the opportunity to gather with, and learn from, like-minded women who are each pursuing their unique path to success. The PWWS network has already been of value to me in my first six months as a member.


PWWS provides us with a diverse networking forum where we can get inspired, connect and achieve. Through innovative monthly topics and progressive benefits, professional women interact, exchange ideas, advance their knowledge and empower each other.

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If you would like to get in touch with us, please email info@pwws.org

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