Saturday February 5, 2011
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

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The Oyster Point Hotel 
146 Bodman Place
Red Bank, NJ 07701

Driving Directions 

For Questions About The Event, Contact:
Diane Belforti
Joy & Belforti Marketing, LLC

For Registration Questions, Contact:
BJ Wood at the Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore
1-800-785-2090 ext132


Thank You to Our Event Sponsors

The Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore
Investors Savings Bank
Tiffany & Co.
Telcordia Technologies
The YMCA of Western Monmouth County
Meridian Health
State Farm Insurance- Chris Thomas, Red Bank
The Community YMCA
Red Bank Elks


Keynote Speaker
Judge Susan Wigenton

We're honored to have Judge Susan Wigenton with us as our Keynote Speaker!  Judge Wigenton was nominated to the United States District Court for the State of New Jersey by President George W. Bush in January 2006.  See part of her swearing in speech here.

Judge Wigenton is a role model for young women.  She successfully juggles her personal and professional life and is sure to inspire young women to be the best that they can be.

Career Wise in a Day

A Day Devoted to Young Women and their Exploration of Careers


Career Wise in a Day promises to be an inspiring and informative day for high school young women.  The day will be jammed-packed with 12 Seminars and several Keynote and General Sessions that will enable you to meet successful women in various careers.

How Will You Benefit From Attending?

  • Learn first-hand what it is like to be in a chosen field or profession.
  • Experience a day-in-the-life of a career you may be interested in.
  • Explore NEW fields and careers that pique your interest.
  • Learn what it takes to get into a desired field.
  • Get advice about college paths and successful tactics to enter the job force.
  • Meet dozens of successful women who are passionate about their careers and sharing their wealth of knowledge with you!

 The registration fee is $35.  The registration fee includes continental breakfast upon your arrival, attendance at the Seminars and General Sessions, an Italian buffet lunch, hot chocolate and dessert, and an inspiring and informative day overlooking the beautiful Navesink River.

Career Wise Seminars

Career Wise Seminars 12 Seminars to Choose From!

There are twelve Seminars offered. Each registrant will be able to attend 4 seminars. PLEASE SEE THE SCHEDULE OF SEMINARS DOCUMENT ON THE LEFT Important Note: "Interviewing 101" and "Preparing for College" will be General Sessions that everyone will attend.  You will be able to select an alternate session in case your session is full. (Please note- we will do our best to accommodate everyone in their 1st choices!)

Here are a FEW of the distinguished women panelists and moderators:

  • Sharon Lydon- Associate Dean, Rutgers School of Business
  • Nancy Mancini- Director, Merck
  • Pam Hakim- VP Marketing, Telcordia Technologies
  • Mary DeMont- Executive Director, Barbizon
  • Virginia Bauer- CEO, GTBM
  • Kate Cordaro- Dir of Education, Two River Theater
  • Cynthia Joy- CEO, YMCA of Western Monmouth County
  • Dr Amy Eschinger- Infectious Disease, Meridian Health
  • Tammy Keck- Publisher, DesignNJ Magazine
  • Andrea Philips- VP of Analytics, Nielson
  • Senator Jennifer Beck
  • Dr Sharon Stark- Forensic Nursing Program, Monmouth University
  • Dr Judith Kramer- Colts Neck Consulting Group
  • Susan McClure- CEO, Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore
  • Mary Eileen Fouratt- Exec Dir, Monmouth Council of the Arts
  • Dr Bernadette Dunphy- Dunphy Physical Therapy
  • Kim Keller- Psychologist, Colts Neck Schools
  • Patricia McGrorry- Senior Vice President, Ramirez & Co. Inc.
  • Lieutenant Niya Williams- Forensics Expert, United States Coast Guard
  • Cheryl Cummings- Exec Dir, Brookdale Public Radio
  • Pam Sokoler- Senior Technical Architect, AT&T
  • Renee Osterbye- Teacher, Colts Neck Elementary
  • Meg Fox- Assistant Editor, DesignNJ Magazine
  • 2 FBI Agents!
  • Lisa Christian- CEO, The Community YMCA
  • Assemblywoman Mary Pat Angelini
  • Lisa Cho- Admissions, Rutgers University
  • Commander Linda Sturgis, United States Coast Guard
  • Merri Milano- Guidance Counselor, Colts Neck Schools
  • Kathi Mead- Ocean County Market Manager, Investors Savings Bank
  • Megan Mahoney- Marine Science Technician, United States Coast Guard
  • JoAnn Cilmi- Vice Principal, Colts Neck Cedar Drive Middle School
  • Dr Alexis Choi- MD, Gastroenterology
  • Danielle DiNallo- Research Investigator-Global Analytics & Sensory Measurement, International Flavors & Fragrances
  • Sharon Oddy- Executive Director Corporate Communications, Telcordia Technolgies
  • Kerry Nolan-News Host,WNYC/WQXR
  • Commander Stacey Mersel- United States Coast Guard
  • Vaune Peck- Director, Monmouth University Arts
  • Jen Petillo- Learning Consultant, Matawan/Aberdeen School District