Community Events

Women’s Leadership Connection – The Power of Words

Event Start:
  • Thursday, March 9, 2017
  • 5:30 pm
Event End:
  • Thursday, March 9, 2017
  • 8:30 pm
The March 9th Women’s Leadership Connection Networking Event
Location: Colonia Country Club, 300 Colonia Boulevard, Colonia, NJ 07067
$60.00 Chamber Members
$70.00 Non-Members

The Women's Leadership Connection is an initiative of the Woodbridge Metro Chamber of Commerce designed to further the personal and professional development of women in business through education, mentorship, recognition, networking and social opportunities.
Maria Semple, Principal of The Prospect Finder LLC, is an author, experienced researcher, trainer and frequent speaker on topics including email marketing, simple social media strategies and prospect research. She has authored two downloadable and interactive e-books filled with dozens of prospecting resources. Her book, “Magnify Your Business” was published in October 2015.

Pam Mackenzie is a Real Estate and Features reporter/editor for the Courier News, Home News Tribune and, part of the USA Today Network. She also writes for NJ Press Media Newspapers. As a reporter, Pam has covered everything from solar power to traffic accidents to zoning disputes and trage-dies. Her knitting blog In Stitches has a strong following both in Central Jersey and throughout the U.S. (

Penelope Aaron, a Young Adult Author is the mother of five wild and hilarious kids, her endless source of inspiration. She writes young adult and children’s stories. She is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators and a freelance writer currently writing stories for a children’s educational website. She maintains a blog and loves promoting her works at local author book fairs. Penelope lives in the Washington, DC area with her family and two incredibly good looking Boston Terriers. Visit

Sandrine Marlier is an actress, director and writer. In addition to being a model, she is a certified life coach and meditation teacher. Sandrine provides tools that help readers feel more centered, focused and confident to make meaningful actions towards their goals. Her semi-autographical book “Hello the Un-known” earned her accolades as a 2015 National Indie Excellence Awards Finalist.

Morissa Schwartz is a bestselling author, digital entrepreneur, owner of GenZ Publishing, and singer who has been featured on MTV and Fox. She has been called ‘The Voice of Generation Z’ by multiple news sources including Community Magazine. Morissa published her first book while still in college and started a publishing company, GenZ Publishing, which helps talented authors get their books published. In its one year in business, GenZ has published about 50 books, six of which went on to become Amazon bestsellers. Visit
Special thanks to our Sponsors: Almasi Companies, J.J. Elek Realty Company, Investors Bank, Northfield Bank, Columbia Bank and JAG Physical Therapy!
  • 300 Colonia Boulevard
  • Colonia, New Jersey 07067
Brochures & Documents:

Women's Leadership Connection - Chamber Members - $60

Women's Leadership Connection - Non-Members - $70