Category Archives: Expert

Women’s Leadership Forum (WLF)

Last week I was invited to be a panelist at the Women’s Leadership Forum (WLF) of Greater Philadelphia. “Art of Networking” was the topic of the day.  The event was held at the Deloitte’s office in Philadelphia.  The women in attendance were at various stages of their careers.  They represented companies, such as, Campbell Soup, Deloitte, GE, […]

Cold Feet

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If you’ve ever woken up in the morning with icy toes that just won’t thaw even during the day, you’re not alone! Cold feet are a common phenomenon, especially among women, and while it’s one that can be linked to serious medical issues, more often than not, the reasoning behind it is pretty simple. Behind […]

WOB

Woman Owned Business WOB: I recently attended the WE R.O.A.R. Women Entrepreneurs Summit in Reading, PA. W.E. is Women Entrepreneurs and the acronym ROAR is defined as, Relationships, Opportunities, Assistance and Resources.  The evenings opening remarks were made by Sentaor, Judy Schwank.  She really got the crowd fired up!  She spoke about the Small Business Administration (SBA) […]

A Textile Legacy

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A Textile Legacy   Christine Forester was destined to pursue a career in textiles. Her great grandfather worked at Philadelphia Dye Works and her grandfather swept floors at the dye house when he was young, and attended the school when it was known as Philadelphia Textile Institute. Her father, Michael Welsh attended then Philadelphia College […]

Yarn Fiber 101- What’s in your yarn

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Yarn Fiber 101, is a look at the common fibers that are used to make yarns.  It is important for you to understand the attributes about the fibers when you are choosing a yarn for a specific project.  Do you want a yarn that is warm and acts as an insulator?  Do you want a […]