For the past two years, the Philly Happening Women Series has been a reoccurring feature that highlighted inspirational female personalities, entrepreneurs, and women making a difference in the City of Brotherly Love.

From a real estate developer, to a PR sensation,  to an executive matchmaker, a leader in education,  a fitness entrepreneur,  a mentor, a mogul, and a ‘Mindful Mamma,”  it’s been a pleasure and an honor to meet and interview these smart, talented, inspirational and fabulous women that call the Philadelphia region home.

In case you missed the some of these interviews along the way, or if you’d like to revisit them, here is the complete list of the women profiled in the Philly Happening Women Series. Each women has a unique success story and offers powerful advice to go after your goals, find your purpose, and be your best self.


1.) Grit and Style: Dana Spain, an Original Philly ‘Power Woman’

From Philadelphia Style, to PAWS, to McSpain Properties, Dana Spain Continues to lead Philadelphia in new directions.

2.) The Accidental Entrepreneur: Jennifer Sherlock, Media Maven

From news reporter to public relations expert and networking extraordinaire, Jennifer Sherlock continues to push Philadelphia communications to new heights.

3.) CEO and Matchmaker Extraordinaire: Amber Wanner

Amber Wanner had a knack for finding people jobs, so why not find them love, too? 

4.) Entrepreneur, Teacher, and Inspiration: Maria Ferzola-Lipiros

When Maria Ferzola-Lipiros can’t find a solution, she creates one.

5.)  Find Your Motion: Melissa Weinberg Inspires Others to Move Toward Wellness

When a traditional business career didn’t bring Melissa Weinberg fulfillment, she took a chance and pursued her passion for movement.


6.) From Pain to Purpose: Michelle Dunk Leads Empowering Mentoring Groups for ‘Tweens’ and Women

 When Michelle Dunk found her joy, she made it her mission to help others find theirs.

7.) Mindful Mamma and Meditation Coach, Tejal Patel: Infusing Mindfulness into the Lives of Busy Moms

 Patel strives to teach children and families the practice of meditation.


8.) Mindful Mogul: Jen Groover Pushes Personal and Professional Boundaries

Local Entrepreneur on constant quest to find the best version of herself.


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