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SITC-Logo-small - May 2009

Just the facts ma’am!  Don’t you get the sense that from the moment we get the kids back in school someone yells go and we are expected to put on our stilettos and run like mad?

With so many incredible event offerings it’s almost impossible to choose. We thought you might appreciate a brief summary of the September and October run-down for addition to your calendar.

September 30, 2009 – Wednesday – 7:30 am – 11:30 pm
Designing an Exceptional Life with Tom Hill– Author of Chicken Soup for The Entrepreneurial Soul
Marriott Fairview Park, Falls Church, VA

September 30, 2009 – Wednesday – 11:30 am – 2 pm
Stepping Up with Washington Anchor Women– The Washington Club, Washington, DC

October 5, 2009 – Monday – 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Let’s Do Lunch at The Tower Club– Dining with the Divine
Tower Club, Vienna, VA

October 7, 2009 – Wednesday – 4:30 – 7:30 pm
Entrepreneurial Excellence: Wine, Women and Business – Westwood Country Club, Vienna, VA

October 14, 2009 – Wednesday – 7:30 – 9:30 am
CEO Chick Chat with Claudia Chan – The Breakfast with Champions
Location: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, Washington, DC

October 16, 2009 – Friday – 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Let’s Do Lunch in Bethesda – At Mon Ami Gabi, Oui Oui


We also want to give a big shout out to two of our newest sponsors,
Access National Bank and Signature Kitchen, Bath and Closets.  Obviously these businesses have excellent taste and good judgment!

Cynthia de Lorenzi likes to call herself a serial entrepreneur and social 100_0157commentator on the status of women in our world today.  She also encourages the label “open networker” and, just for fun, “Diva Extraordinaire.” Washington Business Journal selected her as one of the top 25 “Women Who Mean Business” in 2006 and SmartCEO awarded her the BRAVA award in 2009.  Her organization, Success in the City has been featured in the Business Section of the Washington Post, NPR, DC Modern Luxury Magazine and Washington’s Finest.

As founder (in 2004) and chief executive officer of Success in the City, Ms. de Lorenzi leads an unconventional business networking organization for senior level executive businesswomen in the DC Metropolitan area. To help foster meaningful peer relationships and friendships among members, Success in the City’s format tosses creative and fun events as well as professional development discussions into the menu of opportunities to connect. Ms. de Lorenzi maintains that when women are given the opportunity to “really” connect on a dynamic personal level, personal growth as well as consummating “deals-on-heels” is assured.  More than a thousand women have participated in SITC events.

She has partnered with EFX Media to launch Success in the City TV, an Internet TV network for women’s groups and organizations and her newest partnership and endeavor Pink Collar Ink Publishing. 

Ms. de Lorenzi is passionate about empowering others and the principle of paying-it-forward. In addition to leading Success in the City, Ms. de Lorenzi serves as a Board member of The Telework Coalition, Mingle360, The Women’s Center and Community Business Partnership including The Women’s Business Center, which provides training, assistance and support to businesswomen in Northern Virginia.