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Lower Bucks Chamber announces events

Attend a women's leadership event on Oct. 4, followed by a keynote program featuring a discussion about cybersecurity on Oct. 12

Women’s Leadership Event – A Journey Through Leadership

On Wednesday, Oct. 4, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Jericho National Golf Club, 250 Brownsburg Road, New Hope, the Lower Bucks County Chamber of Commerce is hosting this half-day event organized by the Women in Business Committee to inspire, empower and connect professional business women at all levels of their career.

Moderator is Karen Gross, host and founder, She Rocked It. Keynote speaker is Marcia Zaruba O’Connor, CEO and founder, The O’Connor Group, who will discuss the topic “Where Did All the Women Go?,” an exploration of how to actively involve and elevate women in leadership roles.

Speaking on the topic “Strategies in Leadership” will be Michelle H. El Khoury, Ph.D., founder, Yogamazia; Melissa Tenzer, CEO, Dress for Success Central NJ and Melissa Tenzer Enterprises; Felicia L. Ganther, J.D., Ph.D., president, Bucks County Community College; Loredana Shapson, founder, LifeMod Solutions; and Joanne Corte Grossi, MIPP, Pennsylvania state president, AARP.

Donations of clean, new or gently used clothing, handbags, jewelry and shoes will be accepted at this year’s conference on behalf of NOVA for its Thrift Shop. Place any donation items within a white plastic trash bag to bring to the event. No large bulky donations.

Proceeds raised by NOVA Thrift Shop go directly to supporting victims of child sexual abuse, sexual assault and other serious crimes, and stopping violence in the community through prevention education. The Thrift Shop is one of the largest revenue sources for NOVA, surpassed only by the federal and state government. The Thrift Shop relies on donations from the community. Visit novabucks.org for more information.


On Thursday, Oct. 12, at The Gene and Marlene Epstein Campus at Lower Bucks, 1304 Veterans Hwy, Bristol, the LBCCC is hosting its next keynote, networking and breakfast program. Networking is from 8:30 to 9 a.m., and the program is from 9 to 10:15 a.m.

Jody Hagemann, senior director, sales engineering at Comcast Business, will present “Cyber Security.” Technology is accelerating faster than it ever has before, giving IT and security teams more tools to fend off cybersecurity attacks. However, the tactics attackers are using to access systems are also growing more sophisticated by the day. Join Comcast Business and Hagemann as she gives context around common ways that cybersecurity attacks arise and unfold, and what you can do to protect yourself and your business.

Hagemann has over 20 years of product management experience in telecommunications, specifically service operations design, new product/feature launch, product to product migration and life cycle management. She is a graduate of SUNY Cortland, with a BA in communication studies and an MCIS in communication/information technology from Rutgers.

There is no charge for LBCCC members to attend. Cost for non-members attending their first keynote is $20.

Visit cca.lbccc.org/EvtListingMainSearch.aspx?class=B to register for these events.

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