9th Annual Women’s Leadership Luncheon benefiting the Women’s Resource Center (WRC). This highly anticipated event – a sellout for the last five years – will be held at the Hyatt at the Bellevue in Center City, Philadelphia on Friday, April 10th, 11am-2pm. Emceed by Emmy-award winning journalist and former NBC10 reporter Lu Ann Cahn, the Women’s Leadership Luncheon will feature a keynote address on “The Art of Negotiating Throughout Life” by Jen Gaiski, Senior Vice President of Content Acquisition at Comcast.
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COMCAST CORPORATION SENIOR VP KAREN DOUGHERTY BUCHHOLZ TO SERVE AS LEADERSHIP KEYNOTE FOR WOMEN’S RESOURCE CENTER
12th Annual Leadership Luncheon: April 20, 11:30 A.M. – 2 P.M.
The Women’s Resource Center (WRC) of the Delaware Valley, located in Wayne, PA, announced that Karen Dougherty Buchholz will present the keynote at the organization’s 12th Annual Leadership Luncheon on April 20. As Senior Vice President of Administration for Comcast Corporation, Karen has a wide array of corporate development responsibilities, including corporate real estate, facilities, diversity and inclusion, political affairs, corporate services, business continuity, and sustainability. She is also in charge of the development of the new Comcast Technology Center, a $1.5 billion, 60-story tower opening later this year. She will share inspirational leadership insights gleaned through her experience at Comcast and beyond.
EVENT DETAILS: On Friday, April 20 in the Crystal Tea Room, the annual luncheon, which is attended by nearly 400 community and business leaders from throughout the Philadelphia region, raises funds to support WRC’s work in assisting nearly 2,500 women and girls annually to successfully navigate difficult life transitions. Over the past seven years, the WRC Leadership Luncheon has raised more than $630,000 for programs and services that directly impact women and girls in need.
“It is my honor and pleasure to participate in the Women’s Resource Center’s annual luncheon and to support such a fantastic organization that has made a huge impact in our community and the lives of countless women by providing vital services to help them get back on their feet and on a path to success,” said Buchholz.
ABOUT WRC: WRC is a community-based nonprofit organization serving women and girls throughout Southeastern PA for more than 40 years. Our mission is to assist women and girls to successfully navigate life’s transitions and to inspire others to do the same. WRC is proud to offer Helpline support, free or low cost legal consultation, solution-focused counseling, and girls’ leadership programs. By providing resources, tools and support for today, we create hope for tomorrow. Last year, WRC helped 2,476 women and girls gain knowledge, resources and support to overcome life’s challenges. For more information, visit womensresourcecenter.net.