Professional Women’s Alliance

Founding Partners:

ATHENA International

The York County Athena Committee is comprised of honorees of the prestigious Athena Award.  An Athena demonstrates excellence, creativity and initiative in his or her business or profession. They contribute time and energy to improve the quality of life for others in the community and they actively assist women in realizing their full leadership potential.

Nominate 2017’s ATHENA Award Winner!

Women’s Business Center Organization, York College

The WBCO is Educating Women on Best Practices in Business by: providing regular learning opportunities for women in business – both professionals and business owners; presenting topics and subject matter that empower women and inspire the entrepreneurial spirit; and supporting and advancing the business and entrepreneurial potential of women in our community.  View YCEA Member Profile

YWCA of York

YWCA is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.  View YCEA Member Profile

Interested in learning more about the Athena Roundtables or being listed as a resource?  Submit the form below.

To learn more about other resources, please contact them directly and tell them you found them on the Professional Women’s Resource Center!

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Adverse Childhood Experiences and the Lifetime Implications
February 14 at 11:30 a.m.
Alumni Hall
West Campus of York College of PA

Dr. Wanda Filer, Chair of the American Academy of Family Physicians Board of Directors will speak to us about the fascinating, illuminating, and sometimes disturbing ACE study. This is the topic of Adverse Childhood Experiences and the Lifetime Implications that is a call to action for all of us.

York County Economic Alliance Annual Dinner – 2017

Join the York County Economic Alliance, your Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Corporation for an evening of networking, great food, award presentations and The Capitol Steps. The Dinner will include the awarding of an ATHENA Award to a woman who is honored for excellence, community service, and for actively assisting women in their attainment of professional leadership excellence and leadership skills.  The York County Economic Alliance is a licensed distributor of this award and 2017 celebrates the 30th year of the award in York.

York Traditions Bank: Her Traditions Luncheon

York Traditions Bank’s commitment to meeting the unique needs of Women Business Owners, Leaders and Professionals is stronger than ever, providing an opportunity to network and learn valuable lessons from a keynote speaker.  View YCEA Member Profile


Athena Roundtables

Coming Fall 2016!  The Women’s Leadership Roundtables provide an opportunity for women to hear a panel discussion and engage in roundtable discussions on the principles and ideals of Athena leadership led by nine Athena Leadership Recipients.

Leadership York

Leadership York has trained, connected, and inspired individuals to serve York County since 1978. View YCEA Member Profile

Susquehanna SCORE

Susquehanna SCORE supports business development in Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Perry, and York Counties through Free Mentoring & Low Cost Workshops. View  YCEA Member Profile

Women’s Business Center Organization (WBCO)

WBCO hosts monthly educational workshops,  featuring dynamic speakers who share their skills,  experience and knowledge on topics of particular significance to business and professional women. View YCEA Member Profile

Women’s Network of York

The Women’s Network of York is designed for the woman who welcomes the opportunities opened by our rapidly changing society to further her own career goals and to help shape the future role of women in our society. View YCEA Member Profile

York Traditions Bank: Her Traditions

Her Traditions is an initiative to help make finances come alive and take the mystery out of investing for women.  View YCEA Member Profile


Mentorship York

Matches mentees who have a clear career progression, engage in community service and held volunteer leadership positions, and have clearly articulated personal, professional, and community involvement goals with prominent community leaders. View YCEA Member Profile

WBCO Mentoring

The goal of this program is to connect female business students at York College with professional women in the greater-York community. View YCEA Member Profile

Women Living United

Women Living United (WLU) is a group where, regardless of age and background, women can come together to impact the lives of those in York County through volunteer projects, mentoring and hands-on leadership. View YCEA Member Profile

Women President’s Organization – Harrisburg Chapter

Women Presidents’ Organization, Inc. (WPO) is for women presidents of multimillion-dollar companies. Members take part in professionally facilitated peer advisory groups in order to bring the “genius out of the group” and accelerate the growth of their businesses. For information and questions contact Jayne H. Huston, 724.858.8600.

Volunteerism & Philanthropy:

Catholic Women’s Club of York

Promotion of educational, literary and welfare work, and to stimulate a feeling of fraternity among its members.

Junior League of York

An organization of women dedicated to promoting voluntarism and improving York County through effective action and leadership of skilled volunteers.

The Woman’s Club of York

The mission of this Club is to engage in Philanthropic activities in the Greater York Area,  to provide cultural and educational opportunities for the membership and the Community

Women Living United

Women Living United (WLU) is a group where, regardless of age and background, women can come together to impact the lives of those in York County through volunteer projects, mentoring and hands-on leadership. View YCEA Member Profile

Women’s Giving Circle

The Women’s Giving Circle of York County Community Foundation is building a community of thoughtful, effective philanthropists. We aspire to advance York County’s social capital through the Circle’s community leadership, charitable investments, and course of study.. View YCEA Member Profile


YorIt, an initiative of York County Community Foundation is comprised of people who are excited to build their lives in York, who are enthusiastic about York’s potential and who wish to contribute to the future of York. View YCEA Member Profile

York Young Professionals

York Young Professionals was founded with the goal of fostering interaction between young professionals, community residents, stakeholders and our business community. YYP creates positive opportunities for networking, community outreach and professional identity. View YCEA Member Profile

Young Women’s Club of York

Young Women’s Club is a community service/social organization providing opportunities for newcomers and York County residents to become active in the York community. Young Women’s Club of York offers monthly club meetings, social activities, educational programs, and community service projects.






Interested in being listed as a resource?  Please contact Kate Gaudet, 717.771.4576