"PWN has enriched my life personally and professionally. I've made a choice to invest quality time, talent and focused energy toward helping PWN achieve its mission-Women Helping Women. I believe that quality results need ongoing quality investments."
"PWN has provided me with an excellent opportunity for personal and professional growth. While PWN has introduced me to many new friends, the professional benefit has cultivated my networking relationships and refined my leadership skills. You truly get from it what you give!"
"PWN offers the opportunity for real leadership training. I credit the time I spent on various PWN committees, the Board of Directors, and as PWN President with helping me develop the skills I use today in my daily professional, community and volunteer responsibilities."
Deborah J. Hughes
"I have met many wonderful women in PWN who have become both friends and role models for me. Because of my involvement with this organization, I have developed a stronger sense of who I am and where I want to go in life, both personally and professionally."
Jacki Brucher Moore
"PWN has been, and continues to be, a driving force for connecting and providing information to women in our community. It makes available leadership and volunteer opportunities that allow members to improve their organizational, public speaking and management skills. It provides networking opportunities that enhance business relationships. The monthly meetings offer encouragement, camaraderie and support to all PWN members."
Former Mayor, Cedar Rapids, IA
"Shortly after I became a member, someone said to me, 'PWN is the best thing that's happened to you in a long time.' They were absolutely right! PWN has impacted my life immensely. It has taught me to believe in myself, to step outside my comfort zone and to dream big dreams. I am proud and honored to have the opportunity to serve as president of such a diverse organization."
1999 PWN President
"PWN serves a large number of women with varied interests, skills and needs. Our membership is very diverse, a rich resource not only for one another, but also for our community. I trust that you will benefit by your membership in PWN, while contributing some of yourself to our members and the organization."
1993 PWN President
Attorney at McLeodUSA, Inc.
"PWN was born because of the necessity for women to communicate, to understand and admire each other and to realize that it benefits all women when one is promoted to a leadership position. I am proud to have been a part of PWN's formation but I am even more proud of the women who have followed and made PWN the strong voice that it is today."
Founding PWN Member
"I consider PWN a dynamic resource in the community, meeting the needs of today's women. I have never encountered such a large group of professional women who have dedicated themselves to investing in their own self-development. My advice. Invest in yourself. Join PWN."
Phyllis L. Hoffman
International Banking, Norwest Banks
"I consider my attendance at PWN programs something I do for me. I always look forward to attending because I leave each meeting 'on a high.' Whether I see an old friend or make a new business contact. I get a renewed sense that each of us is contributing to the future of women in the workplace."
CPA and Partner
McGladrey & Pullen