The Professional Women’s Network provides its members and guests with opportunities to meet and do business with other professionals in the Chicago Southland Region.

Building Business

By joining the Professional Women’s Network, members have taken the right steps to building their business. This group of dynamic women provide true business connections to help any size company grow.


The Professional Women’s Network is dedicated to providing its members with topics that will teach us better business practices whether that is through marketing, networking and/or business planning.

Welcome to the Professional Women's Network

The Professional Women’s Network (PWN) is a lively, diverse group of women dedicated to building careers and businesses. Our mission is to help women develop their careers and enhance their businesses through educational programs, resource sharing, and networking opportunities.

When you are a member of the PWN you benefit!

  • Gain new business contacts
  • Learn new ways to grow your business
  • Publicize your business
  • Grow professionally
  • Exchange information and ideas
  • Contribute your experience

Upcoming Events

Third Friday Sales Group

Friday, October 17th, 2014
FREE for Members
$10 for Non-Membes
This informal group is made up of sales professionals and business owners who are responsible for sales and business development. Join us to get great ideas, tools, trends and insight from like-minded women. All food and beverages each attendee's responsibility.
8:00 a.m.- 9:30 a.m.

The Egg & I Restaurant
222 Dixie Hwy
Chicago Heights, IL 60411

Facilitator: Debbie Bosta Cladis

October Lunch & Learn

Thursday, October 23, 2014
$20 for Members
$30 for Non-Members
Includes cost of lunch.
Come and join us for a networking lunch and hear from our non-profit members.
11:30 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.
Grady's Grill
18147 Harwood Ave.
Homewood, IL 60430


PYWN Reality Fair

Thursday, November 6, 2014
$10 for Members
$10 for Non-Members
9:00 a.m.- 1:30 p.m.

The Reality Fair is a fun simulation that helps high school students connect academic achievement with the kind of lifestyle they envision for themselves after graduation. One of the main goals is to help young females make good financial decisions that will allow them to become financially independent later in life. This event is sponsored by the Professional Women's Network, NuMark Credit Union and Prairie State College

Prairie State College
202 South Halsted.
Chicago, IL 60411

Facilitator: Kelly Lapetino

Smart Chicks Luncheon

Pick The Brains of Really Smart Chicks

Thursday, November 20th
$40 for members - Early Bird Discount
$50 for non-members - Early Bird Discount
Early Bird Discount Ends November 1st.

11:30 a.m - 2:00 p.m.

Ravisloe Country Club
18231 Park Ave.
Homewood, IL 60430

Learn from successful women who know how to innovate, adapt and stay on the cutting edge.


Smart Chicks Luncheon SPONSORSHIP

Smart Chicks Sponsor (includes a lunch) $250

Smart Chicks Table Sponsor (includes 8 lunches & table signage) $320