Pekin Women's Leadership Network

GOAL: Increase the number of women in leadership roles in the Pekin community by 2015.

 The Women’s Network will provide education and support for young female leaders in Pekin.

Project Description:
  •  Develop an advisory board of 6-8 local women that will be engaged in the development of the Women’s Network.
  • This group will develop an application process and publicize the Women’s Network through local media sources and on social media.
  • Candidates will be selected during the Summer 2013.
  • A series of 4-6 luncheons will be held in Fall 2013 and Winter 2014. These luncheons will feature programs covering the following topics:
  •  Work Life Balance
  • Women, politics and impact on the community 
  •  The power of self promotion 
  •  Philanthropy, a female perspective 
  •  Business, corporate boards
Ongoing mentoring and networking for participants, with support for possible candidacies for boards, councils and other community leadership positions.
For more information, contact:
YWCA of Pekin
315 Buena Vista
Pekin, IL 61554


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