Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

What’s the event about?

There are many programs in Philadelphia designed to support women business owners as they grow their businesses. How do you choose what’s right for you and your business? Our panel of experts will showcase the valuable program options available for woman business owners that can help advance your company to the next level. You’ll gain insight into how each program works and which is right for your current stage of development and growth.

Who will this event benefit?

Join us to get information, experience, and advice on choosing the right program to meet your current needs as a woman-owned business looking to grow.


Presented by PIDC and NAWBO’s (National Association of Women Business Owners) ATHENAPowerlink® of the Delaware Valley, the program showcases the leaders of several prominent PIDC partner programs that support women growing businesses in our region.  The expert panel includes:

  • Ana Parmet – President, NAWBO Philadelphia; President, Parmatech  Inc.
  • Christina M. Reger – Vice-President, NAWBO Philadelphia; Director, NAWBO Semi-Circle; Law Offices of Christina Reger, LLC
  • Joan Chrestay, Executive Director – Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Philadelphia
  • Margaret Berger Bradley – Director of Strategic Initiatives and/or Kate Srinivasan -- Client and Partner Relations, Ben Franklin Technology Partners
  • Isabel Krome – Business Training Program Manager, WBEC-East
  • Moderator: Therese Flaherty – Member ATHENA Governing Body; formerly director of Wharton Small Business Development Center


There is no fee to attend, but registration is required.


Click here for additional information and registration


Please contact PIDC at 215-496-8020 with any questions.



PIDC (Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation)
1500 Market St
Suite 3500 West
Philadelphia, PA 19102