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Rise by Lifting Others!

Join us for our Breakthrough Breakfast on Thursday, April 18, 2024 at Philadelphia Country Club in Gladwyne, PA. Supporting women in the greater Philadelphia area, this breakfast event helps to raise money for the Women’s Resource Center efforts that occur throughout the year. Kim Jenson of Raymond James will be featured in a fireside chat. Network with peers and enjoy breakfast all while giving to this incredible cause.

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Thank you for your support of our Breakthrough Breakfast! Your contributions help women and girls in the community to successfully navigate difficult life transitions!

For questions, please email or call (267) 536-9524.

Please view our speaker Kim’s bio here.

Read about Kim’s inspiring story from her interview with WRC here.

Thank You to Our Sponsors!

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Leadership Sponsors

Past Special Events


A Fireside Chat With
Renée Baker
Head, Advisor Inclusion Networks, Raymond James Private Client Group


A Fireside Chat With
April Walker
General Manager, US Microsoft Technology Centers, Microsoft

Event Emcee

Erin Coleman, NBC10


Keynote Speaker
Lisa Kohn
Cult Member Survivor, Author and Leadership Consultant


Due to COVID-19, we held this virtual event in lieu of our Leadership Luncheon.

A Mind-Hacker’s Guide to Leadership in Times of Crisis

Keynote Speaker
Due Quach of Calm Clarity


Keynote Speaker
Grace Killelea
CEO & Founder, The GKC Group

Mission in Action Award Recipient
Yasmine Mustafa,CEO of ROAR for Good.


Keynote Speaker
Karen Dougherty Buchholz
Senior VP, Administration, Comcast Corporation






2018 Mission in Action Award Recipient
Lisa Thomas-Laury


Keynote Speaker
Binney Wietlisbach, President of The Haverford Trust Company


Molly Kuehn Watson, Chief Operating Officer at Tierney Communications


Keynote Speaker
Kelley Cornish, Director, Diversity & Inclusion, Author, Speaker

Event Emcee
Lu Ann Cahn, Emmy-award winning journalist and former NBC10 reporter


Keynote Speaker
Jennifer Gaiski, Senior Vice President, Content Acquisition, Comcast Cable Communications

Phebe Novakovic Award Recipient
Brenda Defeo, Vice President Bryn Mawr Hospital/Main Line Health

Romona Riscoe Benson, PECO Corporate Relations


Keynote Speaker
Jami Wintz McKeon, Partner, Chair-elect of  Morgan Lewis

Judge Renee Cardwell Hughes, CEO of the American Red Cross

Phebe Novakovic Award Recipient
Ann McNally, Founder and Managing Principal of ACM Advisors, LLC

Meet Fran

WRC Helpline Volunteer Since 1983

“When you give people the information, and you are a friendly voice on the other side of the line, you can actually hear them relax.”

> Read Fran’s story