Harford County Public Library Hosts 4th Annual Women’s Summit


March 5 event at the Abingdon Library features speakers who will share leadership journeys, practical tactics and real-world tips

Harford County Public Library hosts its 4th Annual Women’s Summit on Tuesday, March 5, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the  Abingdon Library, 2510 Tollgate Road in Abingdon.

The summit brings together an array of women who will share their leadership journeys, practical tactics for how to advance more women in leadership positions, real-world tips on how to create healthy boundaries and more.

Speaking at the summit are Erin Moran, executive director of the Dr. Nancy Grasmick Leadership Institute, an organization dedicated to positively impacting the region and beyond through results-producing and ethical leadership development; Janet S. Currie, president of Bank of America, Greater Maryland Market and the market executive for the Local Markets Organization, who will be in conversation with Library CEO Mary Hastler; and Wendy S. Meadows, bestselling author of “sparkle & GRIT: Live a Technicolor Life By Finally Finding Balance, Escaping Monotony, and Beating Burnout.” All speaker presentations will be followed by a short Q&A.

“Our speakers are an amazing, inspiring group of women who will share their leadership journeys and their best practices, both professional and personal, with us. When women are empowered to lead, everyone benefits,” said Hastler, the Library’s CEO. “We are pleased to host this event for the community and thank our sponsors for helping us make it happen. What a wonderful way to kick off Women’s History Month!”

The cost to attend the summit is $40 per person and includes a light breakfast and box lunch from Coffee Coffee, a copy of the summit’s featured book, “sparkle & GRIT,” and more. Tickets should be purchased in advance online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/harford-county-public-library-4th-annual-womens-summit-tickets-810518090427.

The sponsors of Harford County Public Library’s 4th Annual Women’s Summit are The Daily Record and Harford Community College.

Harford County Public Library operates 11 branches located throughout Harford County offering access to ideas that inform, entertain and inspire. Last year the Library interacted with its residents more than 12 million times – borrowing free materials, visiting branches and the website, using free WiFi, and attending classes and events. In 2023 Harford County Public Library received Graphic Design USA’s American Inhouse Design Award™ for graphic excellence, the third time in five years. For more information, visit HCPLonline.org.

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