2020 Summary of Guest Speakers


Heartland Women’s Network would not be able to gather and uplift women in our community without our guest speakers. We sincerely thank you for volunteering your time with us as we come together each month to network, learn and bring together women from all backgrounds in order to grow…

Thank You Letter from The Hope Center

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We love hearing from The Hope Center for Kids As a group, we are so blessed to have wonderful members that care.  Brenda, the Executive Director of The Hope Center does such a nice job of keeping us posted with a letter from time-to-time. Here’s the latest thank you… “Dear Heartland Women’s Network, Thank you for […]

08-15-17 Event: Wrestling Adversity – Kolton Kersten

Wrestling Adversity Please join us for the inspiring story of Kolton Kersten and his journey of wrestling through adversity, the sweetness of success and carrying on. Speaker: Kolton Kersten Kolton Kersten is a survivor of bacterial meningitis who had less than a 10% chance to live. He lived through what is known as a medical […]

07-18-17 Event: Staying Safe Online – Shonna Dorsey

Staying Safe Online: Tips for Brand Building Professionals Please join us for this informative luncheon where you can learn: The importance of managing your social media presence even at a young age Digital privacy and ways to maintain it Examples of social engineering and ways to combat it About Our Speaker: Shonna Dorsey Shonna Dorsey is […]

06-20-17 Event: Conflict In the Workplace – Beverly Cavanaugh

Conflict In the Workplace: Not Again! Conflict is everywhere, unfortunately. Please join us for this informative luncheon where you can learn: Conflict situations (What it can do to you) What can you do? What if it doesn’t stop? (Take care of you!) Go get ’em! About Our Speaker: Beverly Cavanaugh Beverly Cavanaugh is a professional […]

05-18-17 Event: Sip 'N Shop – Mainstream Boutique

Join the ladies of Heartland Women’s Network for an afternoon of sipping wine and shopping at the amazing Mainstream Boutique in Omaha. It’s the perfect time to network and pick out your summer wardrobe! Register Now! Thursday, May 18th; 4:00-6:00 Sip ‘N Shop Event at Mainstream Boutique | MAP 1201 S 157th St, Omaha, NE 68130

05-16-17 Event: The Hope Center for Kids – Jason McGee & Terri Fallin

Getting to Know the Hope Center for Kids We are pleased to offer you with the opportunity to learn more about HWN‘s 2017 non-profit partner: The Hope Center for Kids!  The Center provides a safe after-school and summer program where children and youth can take part in academic support, youth development, employment training and receive […]

04-18-17 Event: Planning & Saving for College – Joanna Swanson & Amelis Long

Planning & Saving for College: Know Your Options What You Will Learn: An overview of 529 college savings plans FASFA and a 529 Details about the Nebraska College Savings Plan How to enroll  and maintain a  NEST 529 plan Speakers: Joanna Swanson & Amelis Long Joanna joined First National Bank in 2007.  She heads up […]

03-21-17 Event: How to Win On The Playing Field of Life – Kris Thaller

How to Win On The Playing Field Of Life They say “Life is a Journey” but do you ever feel like it’s more a race?  This lighthearted talk will give you easy to use tools you can use immediately to make things happen that are truly important to you without running yourself ragged and driving […]

02-21-17 Event – Craft Your Pitch: Jill Slupe

Craft Your Pitch Like it or not, we are all in sales.   Every day we pitch to our bosses, employees, customers, and even our kids.  This fun workshop will walk you through how to pitch your business, yourself, and an idea.  You will leave with three new pitches, each with a clear and persuasive message. […]