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Enterprising Women 2021

November 18, 2021 @ 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm


Enterprising Women is the premier women’s business and networking event in the region, bringing together varied experts to provide advice and inspiration in a hands-on setting. This event is largely made possible by the generosity and support of Cape Cod 5.


  • Held at the Cape Codder – Emerald Room.
  • A great afternoon of discussions planned along with interactive networking moderated by CCYP!
  • A delicious lunch will be served and a cash bar will be available during our networking session.
  • All registrants will be entered to win raffle prizes from local businesses.
  • All registrants will be entered into a drawing to win a $5,000 package of Marketing and/or Advertising services from Cape & Plymouth Business Media.
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Panel 1: Lessons Learned: Is it Time for a Change? 

People from all walks of life are changing careers, roles, or leaving Corporate America entirely to start their own business. In this panel we will speak with four women who discuss how they knew it was time for a change.

Panel 2: Traits of the Enterprising Woman

In this panel, we’ll have a short discussion with Q&A from mid-career professionals and CEOs. The panel will discuss the skills and traits needed to become an aspiring executive, grow a small business, and expand a nonprofit.

Update: 11/15/2021
Dorothy Savarese will be giving mid event remarks!

Please register by Wednesday 11/17 @ 12pm to have a printed badge ready at the event. If you are unvaccinated or you feel most comfortable wearing a mask – please wear a mask when appropriate. Please stay at home if you are not feeling well, or have been in contact with anyone testing positive for COVID in the last 14 days, unless you have had a negative test in the past 72 hours.

Featured Panelists

…and more to be announced!


Martha R.A. Fields

Martha R. A. Fields grew up in Okinawa, Japan and considers herself a “Citizen of the USA & the World.” She is an internationally renowned author, consultant, inspirational speaker, and a former Harvard Medical School Affiliated-Hospital Vice-President. Martha is the author of eight books. Her latest is titled, The Okinawa in me: FINALLY Finding my IKIGAI (Reason for Being!) She is currently president and CEO of OKI ME, LLC headquartered in historic Boston’s waterfront. Their mission is to “Help People World-Wide Find Life & Work Success!” Her impressive global client list includes Fortune 500 Companies, Ivy-League Schools, Healthcare & Financial Organizations, & NGOs.


Michelle Woerdeman



Michelle started her coaching business after 17 successful years as a financial planner. Her passion has always been about helping people achieve their dreams. While she had a great career, something was missing. Michelle wanted more from life and knew her true calling for helping people was ready to take a different direction.

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Abigail Field

Abigail is currently Chief Executive Officer for the Cape Wellness Collaborative. Abby lives in Brewster with her three children, Ruth, Andrew, and Meghan. Abigail is also a classical pianist and piano teacher. Abby studied with the Institute for Integrative Nutrition as well as the New York Institute of Photography. In her free time, you will find Abby sailing, camping and exploring the great outdoors.
You can reach her at abby@capewellness.org, www.capewellness.org, or her cell 508-728-4731.


Noëlle Pina

Noëlle is currently the Chief of Staff for the Cape Cod Chamber. Noëlle moved to Cape Cod from Nassau, Bahamas. She studied public relations at Florida Southern College and completed her master’s degree at West Virginia University in integrated marketing communications. She worked in Nassau with many well-known U.S. consumer brands, assisting and directing their marketing strategy to connect with Bahamians.


Rachel Leone

Rachel Leone is president of Leone Marketing Solutions a promotional product and apparel firm. For more than two decades she has helped startups, small businesses and Fortune 500 brands stand out in the crowd through promotional products, premiums and gifts that create awareness and attract attention. During the pandemic, LMS pivoted to providing their clients with PPE products and kits to differentiate and stay afloat during these crazy times. For more information or a complimentary brainstorming session contact her at 781.740.3171 or rachel@leonemarketing.com


Sara Kohls

Sara is an litigation attorney in Yarmouth Port, specializing in criminal defense and civil litigation matters including probate litigation and will contests, condominium and landlord/tenant matters, contract disputes, guardianship and conservatorships, and appellate matters. She was named a 2021 Rising Star by Massachusetts Super Lawyers and was named a Cape & Plymouth Business Magazine 40 Under 40 winner in 2017. Sara currently serves as the board president of Cape Cod Young Professionals, as well as on the executive committee of the Barnstable County Bar Association and is a member of the Town of Yarmouth Finance Committee. She lives in Yarmouth with her husband, Jon, 3-month-old son, TJ, and two cats, Kit and Mister. She can be reached at 508-470-8050, sara@sjkohlslaw.com, and www.sjkohlslaw.com

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November 18, 2021
12:30 pm - 5:00 pm


Margaritaville Resort Cape Cod
1225 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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