Celebrating 40 years of advancing women’s leadership!



From exclusive sessions with legislators on shaping policy, to Master Classes with global women leaders, to professional development and wellness webinars, we ensure that every event is an opportunity for you to learn, connect, and grow.

Feb 21, 2023

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Unleash Your Extraordinary with Gia Lacqua

McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney, & Carpenter, LLP

Gia is a widely-regarded empowerment coach and motivational speaker. She is also the author of the Limitless Little Leaders children’s book series, a board member with the Girl Scouts of Northern NJ, a girl-mom, and women’s advocate.

Mar 16, 2023

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Fireside Chat with Liz Forminard, Esq.

Liz Forminard is Executive Vice President, General Counsel for Johnson & Johnson and a member of the Company’s Executive Committee. She serves as legal advisor to the Board of Directors and company executives and is responsible for shaping legal strategy worldwide. Liz also oversees the Company’s Environmental, Social and Governance strategy, Office of the Corporate Secretary, and Privacy organization. In addition, she serves as the executive sponsor of the Open & Out LGBTQ+ Employee Resource Group.

Since joining Johnson & Johnson in 2006, Liz has served as General Counsel across each of the Pharmaceuticals, Consumer Health and MedTech sectors, as well as Vice President leading the Corporate Governance function and numerous other functional and business-facing roles. Over more than two decades of her in-house legal career, Liz has distinguished herself as a dedicated and trusted legal partner with strong business acumen and a keen focus on understanding patient and customer needs.

With deep global experience, including responsibility for the legal function in each region and a global assignment in the Asia Pacific region, Liz has built and led global teams who share her passion for the role legal can play in driving innovation and enabling positive patient outcomes. A champion for talent, Liz is a highly collaborative leader who is deeply committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. She has developed, mentored and coached a strong pipeline of diverse talent throughout her career, consistently investing in the next generation.

Mar 22, 2023

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Executive Dinner Series: “Women and Wealth”

Bistro D’Azur

Join EWNJ’s Membership Commitee Chair, Jennifer Becker, for an evening of dining and connecting. Registration will open soon!

Jul 19, 2023

5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Executive Dinner Series hosted by Barbara Kauffman

Parkside Social

Please join us for an evening and dining and connecting with EWNJ members and affiliates.
We are finalizing details and registration will open just as soon as they are done.

Past Events

Jan 19, 2023

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Executive Dinner Series- First Networking Opportunity of 2023!

Buona Sera

Have you told yourself that this is the year to expand your professional network and meet new people?
Well, here is your chance!
Please join our hosts, Carolyn Andress and Marilyn Grabowski, for a wonderful evening of networking. Event is open to all!

Dec 7, 2022

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Executive Dinner Series: A Taste of Africa

Swahili Village

Event is open to all, including friends of EWNJ and those interested in learning more about the organization.

Nov 30, 2022

5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

EWNJ’s 2022 Holiday Party

We invite you to join us (in-person) as we celebrate the holiday season and honor our 2022 Graduate Merit Award Recipients!

Oct 18, 2022

11:00 am - 7:00 pm

10th Annual Golf Outing

Galloping Hill Golf Course

Reschedule Date Released!

October 18, 2022

Our original date was rained out, but we are hoping the new date can help more women join us for the 10th Annual Nine, Dine, & Schmooze Golf Outing.

If your schedule didn’t allow you to register previously, here’s your second chance!

Oct 12, 2022

5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Executive Dinner Series

Rat’s Restaurant

You are cordially invited you to an evening of dining and connecting.
Come and network with fellow EWNJ members and invited guests.

Please register no later than 5pm on Wednesday, October 5th.

Restaurant is located on the Grounds for Sculpture campus.
Dress Code: Business Casual

Oct 12, 2022

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

How to Manage Imposter Syndrome In Current and Emerging Leaders

“There’s a common myth that Imposter Syndrome goes away when an individual advances in their career. But the problem can actually get a lot worse as high-performing team members take on new responsibilities, greater risks, and new peer groups. In fact, a 2020 study from KPMG revealed that 75% of female executives have experienced Imposter Syndrome.”

Jul 20, 2022

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Executive Dinner Series

Parkside Social

We cordially invite you to join us for an evening of dining and connecting hosted by Barbara Kauffman & Nicole Alexander.
Come and network with fellow EWNJ members and invited guests.
Please register no later than Friday, July 15th.
Dress Code: Business Attire

Note: The Parkside Social does not offer parking, but there is plenty of metered street parking available. Please plan accordingly. Thank you.