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Lunch With Leaders: Marketing Outside the Box & Protect Yourself and Your Business Strategies

June 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join NAWBO-OC’s virtual Lunch with Leaders sessions for a dynamic exchange of ideas, insights, and expertise among women entrepreneurs in Orange County. Collaborate with like-minded professionals, share strategies, and receive valuable feedback to propel your business forward. Experience the power of collective wisdom and support in our innovative online mastermind community.

In this month’s session, we delve into “Marketing Outside the Box & Protecting Yourself and Your Business Strategies.”

About the Speakers

Melissa Northway, a seasoned professional with True Path Financial and Insurance Services for four years, has rapidly ascended to leadership within the company by treating clients like family. Her dedication to families, individuals, and businesses alike is evident in her meticulous approach to retirement planning and financial goal achievement. Melissa’s outstanding achievements include recognition as a TOP 100 agent at National Life Group, a Top 10 women agent, and membership in the prestigious Million Dollar Roundtable, placing her among the top 10% of agents nationwide. She is a distinguished President’s Club qualifier and actively contributes to her community through volunteer work with Miracles for Kids and The Alzheimer’s Association.

Passionate about empowering women in finance, Melissa is a sought-after speaker at conferences and podcasts and has garnered multiple award nominations, including the Orange County Business Journal Women in Business Awards. Recently completing the Management Development for Entrepreneurs program at UCLA Anderson School of Business, Melissa serves as the President of NAWBO California and is the immediate Past President of NAWBO-OC, advocating for fellow women entrepreneurs. An accomplished children’s book author, she finds joy in family time with her husband and music-loving teenage daughter, accompanied by their enthusiastic 90-pound puppy on nature walks, and indulges in Sci-Fi novels during leisure moments.

Katherine Vargas is a passionate advocate for collaboration and community empowerment. With a keen eye for networking

opportunities and a dedication to helping women in business thrive, Katherine has become a master networker within her community. As a mobile notary and loan signing agent, Katherine’s mission extends beyond her professional services; she sees her work as a platform to uplift other business owners, particularly women-owned and local enterprises. For Katherine, the true reward lies in connecting with people authentically and supporting their growth journeys. Her commitment to pulling others up and fostering genuine connections drives her every endeavor, making her a valued asset and beacon of empowerment within her community.

Lunch with Leaders is a members-only event
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June 25
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Marketing Outside the Box & Protect Yourself and Your Business Strategies