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Success Academy: An Empowering Workshop for Women 

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     with Beth Caldwell and Mary Lee Gannon

     Saturday, December 13, 2014  (12-13-14)

     from 9am to 4pm at Sigma’s Conference & Event Center



Beth Caldwell

 Mary Lee Gannon

Empowerment * Inspiration * Strategy * Accountability 

When you attend this full day intensive workshop you’ll learn how to:

  • Integrate Systems Into Your Business
  • Eliminate Head Trash
  • Stop Sabotaging Your Success
  • Create Your Personal Brand of Excellence
  • Experience A Powerful Confidence Breakthrough
  • Enjoy a Client EXPLOSION
  • Strategize for a Brilliantly Successful 2015 

PPW Members $129 Non Members $159 Includes Workshop, Materials, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack at the beautiful Sigma’s Conference and Event Center.

Sigma’s is located at 1717 Babcock Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA 15209 (just off of McKnight Road, 10 minutes from downtown, easily accessible from I-279, McKnight Road and Route 28) 

This powerful inspirational event has limited seating. Register early and you’ll be setting yourself up for a strategically successful 2015. See you there. 
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Meet the presenters:

Beth Caldwell

Beth Caldwell

Beth Caldwell is a professional speaker and writer who owns a public relations firm in Pittsburgh, PA. She is the author of 5 successful books, but she’s best known for her organization Pittsburgh Professional Women. Beth is a woman on the move. In 2013 she became a business strategy writer for the Pittsburgh Business Times, launched Leadership Academy for Women and released the popular book Smart Leadership: 12 Simple Strategies to Help You shift from Ineffective Boss to Brilliant Leader.  In 2014 She released the book INSPIRE, became a columnist for Smart Business Magazine, and started teaching with the Steve Harvey Success Institute. She’s a devoted mom two her two college age sons, Brian and Kevin. Her passion is to help women succeed in life and business


Mary Lee Gannon

Mary Lee Gannon

Mary Lee Gannon is an award winning expert on Leadership Influence. She is a speaker and president of, a certified coaching, consulting and leadership training firm that helps you position your unique leadership impact to create a movement. Her purpose is to wake you up from autopilot (your business metrics, employee engagement, sales, productivity, organizational vision and purpose, doubt, innovation, executive presence, conflict resolution) to your unique leadership signature so that you can change the world instead of just flying around it.

Her personal turnaround came as a stay-at-home mother with four children under seven-years-old who endured a divorce that took she and the children from the country club life to homelessness, welfare, food stamps, and medical assistance from where she reinvented her life with mindful strategies to support her family. She works with executives and their teams as well as individuals who are committed to breaking through to their unique leadership impact.

Mary Lee is the recipient of the Woman of Integrity Award from Pittsburgh Professional Women, The Lifetime Achievement Award from Pittsburgh Society of Association Executives, and the Leading Lady distinction from Oakland Catholic.

An accomplished writer, Mary Lee is the author of two books:  Starting Over: 25 Rules When You’ve Bottomed Out and Reinvent You – From Welfare to CEO: Your Six Step Plan to Enjoy the Freedom that comes from Success in Life, Career and Business.  She has been featured in Money Magazine, NPR,, U. S. News and World Report,,,, and has written several columns for The Pittsburgh Business Times.