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Connected Women of NC Fall Networking Event Draws Nearly 400 Attendees

Fourth Annual Event Featured BBC World News America’s Katty Kay as Keynote Speaker

Raleigh, NC, December 08, 2011 --( Connected Women of North Carolina (CWNC), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit networking group, has announced that nearly 400 women attended the group’s fourth annual “Know Your Value” fall networking event on Nov. 18 at the North Ridge Country Club. Attendees heard from keynote speaker Katty Kay, lead anchor of BBC World News America, as well as a panel of local business leaders from Allscripts, Cisco, WakeMed, Red Had, Fidelity Investments and Greene Resources. Women from around the area participated in various activities designed to enhance networking skills as well. A portion of all proceeds from the event went to InterAct, a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness and providing support for victims and survivors of domestic violence.

“Our ‘Knowing Your Value’ event was a great success,” said Nancy Parker, area marketing manager for Cisco. “Through events like this one, Connected Women of North Carolina seeks to support successful businesswomen in the area, as well as richly add to their networking opportunities.”

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About Connected Women of North Carolina:
Connected Women of North Carolina (CWNC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit networking group whose mission is to bring together professional women of North Carolina who share a passion for technology, leadership and networking to develop personally and professionally while giving back to the community. The group has grown to feature women from all companies, organizations and industries whose mission is to promote and empower leadership and success through mentorship, idea-sharing and guidance to each other as well as up-and-coming young professionals. The three tenets of CWNC are: to network (via events), to develop (via programs) and to give back (via philanthropic focus). CWNC events feature board members, panelists and guest speakers who serve as thought leaders surrounding issues including technology, entrepreneurship, career guidance and more. For more information about CWNC, visit

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